Last week, French President Macron shocked many in the US by appearing to side with China against the US during meetings with President Xi. Macron has been the most outspoken, but he is only one of many world leaders to visit China recently. CNN reported on the 14th of April that: “Since late last month […]
Bangladesh is struggling to meet its Hajj quota as the local currency continues to lose its value and skyrocketing airfares this season are making the journey impossible for many hopeful pilgrims. This year, 127,000 Bangladeshi pilgrims can participate in the Hajj, a spiritual journey and one of the five pillars of Islam. The quota was […]
This year, as we all deal with rising prices, increased cost of living, reduced savings and increased income inequality, it is widely believed that the global economy is heading towards a recession and the economic situation for millions of people will worsen. While the exact timing of a recession is difficult to predict, there are […]
Around half of the 170,000 registered charities in England and Wales provide some form of direct support to people (the other half either work abroad or in research, grant-giving or other areas). Between them they have around 1 million employees, and in 2019-20 they had a total income of £58.7bn, £30bn of which came from […]
The Philippines is the country with the highest production of child abuse material. Charities have estimated that 1 in 5 children are involved in some form of exploitation, and it is commonly the parents and relatives profiteering from the abuse. The lockdowns during the Pandemic left vulnerable children trapped with financially desperate adults. Many may […]
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, delivered a speech on Thursday, October 26, 2022, which included racist statements that “Europe is a garden and the rest of the world is a jungle.” He went on with him explaining what European countries should do. He said: “The bush can invade […]
Question: A wave of high prices is sweeping Jordan, affecting basic food commodities such as poultry, oils and red meat, as well as other commodities. Is this living crisis temporary or does it have causes pressing on the economic system in Jordan as a result of its regional and international relations? And how true is […]
Nureddin Nebati, Minister of Treasury and Finance, said, “High increases in international commodity prices, especially food and energy, triggered by the global pandemic and war circumstances, and some disruptions in supply chains play a fundamental role in high inflation rates in our country, as in all other countries in the world.” said. (03.06.2022 Akşam)
Egypt had imposed tight restrictions on Muslim congregational prayers in the holy month of Ramadan and Eid citing Covid-19 rules, triggering widespread anger in the Muslim-majority country. The restrictions include limiting tarawih night prayers to 30 minutes, closing mosques during the night, and banning Eid prayers in open spaces, and only allow them to be […]
After spending over two decades building his political career, Imran Khan’s administration came to an unceremonious end after becoming the first prime minister in Pakistan’s history to be thrown out in a vote of no confidence. The clock was ticking on Imran Khan’s tenure as soon as he secured the premiership in August 2018. Pakistan’s […]
Kenya is Sh1 trillion shy of hitting the Sh9.1 trillion debt ceiling. The latest National Treasury debt registry shows the country’s gross public debt stood at Sh8.2 trillion by last December. Total external loan was Sh4.174 trillion with multilateral loans standing at Sh1.782 trillion, commercial Sh1.208 trillion and bilateral Sh1.17 trillion. Kenya might have to […]
As new daily cases of COVID-19 shot pass 32000, the State of Selangor Religious Department (JAIS) came up with a new ruling for Friday prayers. Only those who have completed their 2 vaccine doses and the booster dose will be allowed to perform the Friday prayers. This news caused a flurry of criticisms and many […]
In light of the Lebanese authority’s abandonment of the simplest forms of human interaction, the death of Islamic prisoners in Roumieh prison has become a matter that passes without the corrupt authority giving it any care! It is as if those who die there were sentenced to death in agony, oppression and humiliation.
Since the end of the Second World War, the political status quo has been maintained under a neo colonial model dominated by American hegemony. Although European countries, like Britain and France, play certain roles in Africa and the Middle East, it is America that has been dominating the global politics and it was able to […]
Working mothers in the Western World are crying out for help like never before during this Covid-19 pandemic but due to prejudices and anti-Islamic propaganda, most women are unaware that the alternative ideological solution to the capitalist system that oppresses them is the Islamic Khilafah (Caliphate) system.
Health is a great blessing that Allah (swt) bestows on man, a blessing that the sick and the disabled miss, to the extent that our noble Prophet (saw) said: «نِعْمَتَانِ مَغْبُونٌ فِيهِمَا كَثِيرٌ مِنْ النَّاسِ؛ الصِّحَّةُ وَالْفَرَاغُ» “Two blessings which many people squander: Good health and free time.”
“Police in Canada, France Deploy Snipers, Tear Gas Against ‘Freedom Convoys’” according to headline news from Newsweek on the 12th of February after 3 weeks of protests against draconian vaccine mandates closed parts of the US-Canadian border and protesters converged on Paris to shut down the French capitol. Protesters used trucks and cars to physically […]
At the end of 2021, the largest Muslim country, namely Indonesia, was rocked by news of sexual violence and the heated pros and cons of its prevention policies. There was fierce debate at home about how to solve the violence against women, especially among women’s activist groups, university academics, community leaders as well as policy […]
Headlines: Erdoğan Offers to Mediate between Ukraine and Russia U.S. Advice to Banks: OK to Transfer Aid Money to Afghanistan IMF Approves $1 billion Loan for Pakistan
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported a devastating fire at a COVID-19 treatment center in Cox’s Bazar camp in Bangladesh, which houses refugees fleeing from Myanmar, on Sunday afternoon, 9/1/2022. The UN agency said, in a tweet on Twitter, that no one was injured as a result of the fire that broke out, but […]
Following a press conference by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell on January 26, 2022 Politico reported: The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates in March in what is expected to be the first of a series of hikes this year amid rising inflation.
British families are about to endure the worst cost of living crisis for 30 years, and are left waiting for anyone in power to notice… For many, the money going out is about to soar, causing that coming in to shrink in real terms. Inflation rose to 5.4% last month, driven by pricier food and […]
Headlines: • Ukraine Tensions Heat up • Over 100 Millionaires Call for Wealth Taxes on the Richest • Bitcoin Experiment Failure Ukraine Tensions Heat up At a press conference on 19 January 2022, US President Joe Biden predicted Russia would “move in” to Ukraine and suggested a “minor incursion” by Moscow could lead to Western […]
The rulers of Tunisia, in their disregard for the rituals of Islam and their audacity against Allah’s Deen, went too far. After excluding Islam from the government, keeping Allah’s Shariah away from the state and society, and fighting Islam in the name of fighting terrorism, today they are breaking the rest of the rituals of […]
Governments across the world are currently embroiled in cutthroat initiatives to curb the spread of the latest variant of Coronavirus Disease 2019 named Omicron.
Headlines: Tunisian President Extends Suspension Ann San Sui Kui Given Sentence Virtual Conference to Save Democracy Tunisian President Extends Suspension Tunisian President Kais has revealed the extension of the suspension of the country’s parliament, announcing that a referendum on constitutional reform will be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections in December. In a speech […]
The Turkish Ministry of Health has published a “Brief History of Vaccines in Turkey” on its Covid-19 vaccination information platform (https://covid19asi.saglik.gov.tr/EN-80228/brief-history-of-vaccines-in-turkey.html), which says that “vaccination (in fact, variolation) then in practice among the people of Istanbul” was described by the wife of a British ambassador, which was about 80 years before Edwards Jenner’s development of […]
In Sweden, alcohol sales rose by a quarter in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest research, two months after sanitary restrictions and regulations to work remotely were lifted in the kingdom, one in five workers abuses alcohol. Swedish employers are forced to seek help from counselors in the fight against […]
“The Netherlands will become the first western European country to impose a partial lockdown since the summer, introducing strict new measures from Saturday in the face of record numbers of new Covid-19 infections” according to the Guardian on the 12th of November, 2021. So today, the 13th of November, marks the start of fresh Covid-19 […]
“Five million people are affected by the ongoing water crisis” in north and northeast Syria, the United Nations said Tuesday, October 5, and called for a “multi-sectoral response” worth $251 million to help 3.4 million of the most affected people over the next six months. Only $51 million has been received so far.