The summer of 2017 is the decade anniversary of the global economic crisis. Lehman Brothers in the US collapsed, Wall Street went into meltdown and the world economy plunged into crisis. Trillions were lost in output ($22 trillion in the US, within just five years), millions of workers were made redundant and thousands of promises […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that 755 US embassy workers “must stop their activity in the Russian Federation” on September 1st. This escalation in diplomatic tension follows Trump’s signing of a new package of sanctions on Russia, which were passed by Congress with an overwhelming majority from both the Republicans and Democrats, and Trump was […]
On the 25th of April 2017, it was stated in the media that a teacher working at a primary school in Luleå was reported to incite the community in connection with the construction of a mosque, by calling the Prophet Muhammad a pedophile and accusing Islam for being oppressive towards women. The teacher retained his […]
Starting from Wednesday, 19th July, we witnessed military escalation in Eastern Ukraine. Informational centre of Anti-Terror operation says about 10 deaths among Ukrainian soldiers since 19th of July.
US President Donald Trump is back on Thursday to talk about his recent visit to France. Trump said in an interview with The New York Times ” “He’s a great guy,” Trump said of Macron. “Smart. Strong. Loves holding my hand.”. Adding, “People don’t realize, he loves holding my hand …” (Al-Arabiya.net-Washington France Press, 20/7/2017). President […]
For the past week, the Danish media have once again been focusing on the Muslim schools. This renewed focus comes after Dan Jørgensen, spokesman on matters of integration for the Social Democrats, declared that his party is now aligned with the right-wing Danish People’s Party in the matter of Muslim schools, as both parties want […]
Recently and for the first time, my daughter’s girl school ran ‘Pride Week’ to celebrate and support the LGBT cause and promote it amongst the students. Each day, they organised various activities from a ‘Cake Bake Sale’ to raise money for charities supporting the cause, to airing a film glamourising the concept, and an assembly […]
Tanzanian and UK media outlets reported on jailed insurance fraudster mum (Arafa Nassib) from East Africa who, with her son Adil Kasim, conspired to plot her fake death, so her son could claim life insurance policies from Scottish Widows Insurance firm. ((Source: BBC)
Sweden’s music festival scene has been blighted by a string of sexual assault allegations, with a major festival cancelling over the issue. On Saturday, the country’s largest festival, Bråvalla, announced it would not be holding an event in 2018, after police said they had received reports of four rapes and 23 sexual assaults following this […]
London suffered a wave of terror last night, and the world’s media are following the story with great interest; CNN: “London acid attacks: 5 men assaulted in 1 night; 2 arrested”, TIME Magazine: “Acid Attacks Have Become a Gruesome Criminal Trend in the U.K.”, the Washington Post: “The London acid attack is part of a […]
Tens of thousands of anti-capitalism demonstrators from across the world gathered in the German city of Hamburg to protest against the G20 Summit on the 7th and 8th of July attended by leaders from the 20 richest nations. Demonstrators represented a host of various causes, including those calling for an end to global poverty, massive […]
On June 12, 2017, the American entertainment channel “Showtime” began to broadcast the four-part documentary “The Putin Interviews”, filmed by Oliver Stone, a well-known American filmmaker in the West. Simultaneously, the film was shown on the Russian state “Channel One”. On June 15, 2017, the Russian media, along with such foreign Kremlin mouthpieces as “Russia […]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood by her suggestion that Europe can no longer entirely rely on the US and declared that Germany and China can work together to help calm the world’s problems. Welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to Berlin, Merkel said their pre-summit meeting was “a good opportunity to expand and broaden our extensive […]
This week the Danish Social Democrats proposed to stop the public financial support for Muslim private schools. Other parties from both left and right are supportive even though the proposal might be in conflict with both the Danish constitution and the European human rights convention.
The court of appeal in The Hague has recently ruled that the Dutch government is only partially liable for the deaths of approximately 350 Muslim Bosnian men, who were executed at the hands of Serb forces during the four year war in Bosnia in 1995. The ruling is largely in line with that issued by […]
The capitalist system does not look after the affairs of the majority of the people for their own good. It merely ensures that they are healthy enough and educated enough to provide the services needed to make the richest people richer and no more. Sometimes, the failure of the capitalist system is so obvious that […]
The death-toll is rising in the tragedy of the 24-story Grenfell Tower fire, which happened in London on the 14th of June, 2017. The towers were home to 600 people who lived in 120 flats, and while 30 have been confirmed dead, many more are missing, and the final death-toll is likely to be in […]
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.