BERLIN — Inside the red-brick building that now houses the German capital’s newest and perhaps most unusual mosque, Seyran Ates is staging a feminist revolution of the Muslim faith. “Allahu akbar,” chanted a female voice, uttering the Arabic expression “God is great,” as a woman with two-toned hair issued the Muslim call to prayer. In […]
On the 12th of June, the media reported on Norway’s new proposals to reform the laws on face covering in “learning institutions, from kindergarten to universities” which will ban, “all types of clothing that cover the face wholly or in parts”, with exceptions for clothing that is used as protection against cold temperatures. The Acting […]
UK Prime Minister, Theresa May is visiting French President Emmanuel Macron today to discuss ways of tackling ‘online radicalization’ after a series of three bloody terrorist attacks in the UK. Eight people were killed in the London Bridge terror attack on the 3rd of June, and UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, said the following day […]
After a disastrous election result for British Prime Minister Theresa May, one of her opponents, Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the SNP, spoke on Friday about the danger of the Conservative (Tory) Party:
On the 4th of June, Britain experienced a new so-called terror attack. The incident did not only affect the people residing in Britain, non-Muslims as well as Muslims, but the effects and reactions spread around the Western world like ripples in the water.
Question: The political and economic crisis between Trump and Europe, especially Germany, has recently escalated. Although Trump’s escalation was expected to be limited to the electoral phase, as is usually the case with the candidates in the West, but he continued to escalate the crisis after he took office. What are the reasons for this? […]
Attackers drive van into pedestrians on London Bridge and go on stabbing spree before being shot dead by UK police. At least seven people have been killed in the UK capital after a van ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge and attackers went on stabbing spree in the nearby Borough Market area before being shot […]
President Erdoğan, who went to the NATO Summit in Brussels the capital of Belgium commented to the journalist on the plane about the interaction in Belgium. Here are some of the featured points of Erdoğan: “We have had a positive meeting with them in order to give a new and positive acceleration to the EU […]
Three suspects wanted to carry out an attack ‘out of a right-wing extremist conviction’ that would have implicated asylum seekers, prosecutors say. German police have detained a second soldier suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack, possibly on politicians who do not oppose immigration, […]
وَلَا تَهِنُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَنتُمُ الْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.” (Aali ‘Imraan, 3:139) The recent period has witnessed a host of bloody attacks that have led to the deaths of civilians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, including many women and […]
According to new research from the University of Aarhus in Denmark, the negative attitude towards refugees and immigrants is affected by our immune system.
It does not violate the principle of equal treatment when Danish colleges prohibit their students from praying in the school’s areas. This is the principle decision of the Equal Treatment Board, which fell on 27 April 2017.
Greece’s Aegean Isles have become de facto detention facilities – a dumping ground for nearly 14,000 stranded souls, unable to move until permits are processed and fearful of what lies ahead.
On April 7, 2017 in the afternoon and in the center of Swedish capital Stockholm, a truck at high speed drove into a crowd of people walking along the street. As a result of this attack, according to the Swedish police, four people were killed and 15 people were injured.
On Tuesday 4th of April, the media in general and TV drew attention in its program “Kalla Fakta” that the Al-Azhar School has separate seating places in its school bus for boys and girls, that a cafeteria in Tensta refers men and women to different sitting places and that there are “moral police” roaming in […]
Last week, the British Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and sent a formal notification to the EU about Britain’s decision to leave the union. Britain’s divorce from the EU comes after a period of 44 years, and will last for a period of 2 years. The Prime Minister also […]
The head of the Hungarian Ministry of Defense, Ishtvan Simichko, said that a new military base began to operate on the southern border, aimed at preventing the penetration of migrants. The Ministry explains that it does not want a repetition of the sad practice of 2015, when “hundreds of thousands of migrants illegally crossed the […]
President Erdogan has criticized the European Court of Justice’s decision that “Employers may bring a headscarf ban to their employees”. (Source: Agencies)
Turkey Relies on the Determination of the Muslims to Defend its Interests The Court of Justice of the European Union has sparked outrage among Muslim communities after it ruled on two separate appeals made by Belgium and France over the headscarf ban, saying that companies could bar staff from “visible wearing of any political, philosophical […]
Minister of Internal Affairs Suleyman Soylu expressed his protest to Europe with these words; “…Europe, I say this to you, do you have that kind of courage…? If you want, we can open the way for the 15 thousand immigrants we keep away from you every month and leave you at a loss. We have […]
The European Commission recently presented a report proposing five different visions for what the European Union might look like in 2025. The report took center stage at the EU Summit in Brussels alongside issues of migration, security, defense and the economy. Along with suggesting that member states could integrate at different speeds, the white paper […]
On 02 March 2017, Alexander Zakharchenko, head of the self-proclaimed DNR, in an interview with Russian media of the ultimatum of the Donbass blockade said: “Now the countdown has begun. Each day is like a nail hammered into the coffin lid of the country, which is called Ukraine. Maximum of 60 days – And the […]
According to a new survey made by the Danish newspaper Politiken and television station TV2, 37% of Muslims in Denmark feel looked down upon because of their Muslim background. The survey also states that 33% of Muslims in Denmark have experienced hardship finding a job because of their Muslim background and 32% answered that their […]
Following the launch of the publicity campaign for the parliamentary elections in the Netherlands, which are due to be held on the fifteenth of this month, political parties have shown all the enmity they carry in their sleeves to Islam and Muslims, a sample of some of the statements of Dutch politicians include: “we must […]
A 15-year-old boy from Enschede (The Netherlands) committed suicide by jumping off an apartment building on Sunday after finding a nude photo of himself online. It is believed that the photo – a self-portrait taken in the mirror – was posted on Instagram by a girl who formerly attended the same school, Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Europe had for centuries been the theatre of bloody combat that reached unprecedented levels of destruction during two world wars in the last century. The establishment of the European Union and the single European currency made its 28 member countries economically strong and distanced them from the fear of war amongst themselves, while the US […]
A few days ago, some Dutch newspapers discussed briefly the shooting incident that took place at the Islamic As-Siddiq School, north of the city of Amsterdam, bullet holes were seen in the walls of the school and in classes and also on the doors, and even children’s drawings did not escape the bullets. Despite this, […]
Question: The talks on Cyprus were concluded on Friday, 20/01/2017, after they were resumed on 18/1/2017. These negotiations staggered since the beginning of 2013 and stalled since November 2014, but were re-launched in May 2015 and continued to stop and start until late 2016. Then it was powerfully and strikingly set off on 09/01/2017 in […]
BERLIN • Prominent leaders of Europe’s right-wing populist parties gathered in the German city of Koblenz in what observers see as a show of force targeting the European Union. The meeting has gained widespread attention in Germany as the first public get-together of Ms Frauke Petry, chairman of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), and Ms […]
In an opinion piece in Berlingske, 12/01/2017, the ruling Liberal Party’s integration spokesperson, Marcus Knuth, wrote that he can no longer stay silent, seeing that more and more girls from Muslim backgrounds wear a headscarf in Danish schools. He said, “The headscarf represents one of the darkest and most oppressive parts of Islam.”