Affidavits submitted by the ruling candidates in the run-up to the upcoming parliamentary elections are just a small proof of ultra-profitable political business. People are well aware of the true horrifying picture of this political business (!) and they have witnessed how the rulers and some of the capitalists around them have built mountains of […]
On Wednesday, popular demonstrations and protests began for the second day in a row in Aden Governorate. Protesters blocked the streets in the Mansoura and Sheikh Othman suburbs. The protests included the neighboring governorates of Lahj and Abyan, over the deteriorating living conditions and the increasing high prices, with the absence of basic services such […]
These days, voices are calling for Sisi to step down and for his safe exit from the scene. Critics of his policies and decisions have emerged from those who were brought up in the embrace of the regime and were among its pillars during the Mubarak era.
On 1 August, 2023, Pakistan Minerals Summit 2023 was jointly hosted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Barrack Gold Corporation. In his address, the Minister of State for Energy, Petroleum Division, Dr. Musadik Malik invited foreign investors to invest in various sectors of Pakistan, especially minerals and mining. He said that the aim of the […]
In late June 2023, the President of the Presidential Council in Yemen, Rashad Al-Alimi, officially announced granting Hadramout Governorate self-administration and promised to generalize this experience to all governorates. In a televised speech broadcasted in Hadramout, he stated, “We agree with the governor that Hadramout will manage itself financially, administratively, and security-wise. If the experience […]
Successive Pakistani governments have consistently faced the challenge of fiscal deficits. It means the state is continuously short of resources to spend on the people. This shortage of resources faced by the state is the direct consequence of the economic governance structures implemented in the country. Pakistan’s ruling elite implements the capitalist economic model in […]
[يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا تَتَّخِذُوا الْيَهُودَ وَالنَّصَارَى أَوْلِيَاءَ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَاءُ بَعْضٍ وَمَن يَتَوَلَّهُم مِّنكُمْ فَإِنَّهُ مِنْهُمْ] In recent weeks, Tunisia has witnessed an influx of European officials. On Sunday, June 11, 2023, the Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni (whose visit is her second in a week), accompanied by the President of the European Commission, […]
Erdogan, who has won the presidential elections again, announced the highly anticipated new Presidential Cabinet at the Çankaya Mansion.
In his inaugural speech on the 29th of May 2023, Nigerian president Bola Ahmed Tinubu ended the fuel subsidy per the provision of former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. With a deteriorating economy and worsening debt profile, the idea that the subsidy hindered progress, among other myths, was finally sold widely. The masses did not […]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that Jordan’s prudent fiscal and monetary policies have maintained economic stability and a positive future outlook for external creditors and global rating agencies. This came in a press interview with “The Kingdom” conducted by the Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund in Jordan, Kareem Ismail, on 12/4/2023.
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam, it is obligatory according to the Book, the Sunnah, and the consensus of the Companions. In the Quran, Allah (swt) says: [وَأَقِيمُواْ الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُواْ الزَّكَاةَ] “And establish prayer and give zakāh1 and bow with those who bow [in worship and obedience]” [Al-Baqara: 43].
It was narrated that Tamim Ad-Dari said: “The Messenger of Allah said: «الدِّينُ النَّصِيحَةُ» قُلْنَا: لِمَنْ؟ قَالَ: «لِلَّهِ، وَلِكِتَابِهِ، وَلِرَسُولِهِ، وَلِأَئِمَّةِ الْمُسْلِمِينَ وَعَامَّتِهِمْ» ‘Religion is sincerity (An-Nasihah).’ They said: ‘To whom, O Messenger of Allah?’ He said: ‘To Allah, to His Book, to His Messenger, to the imams of the Muslims, and to their common […]
On Sunday evening, 26 March 2022, the Iraqi Council of Representatives held its session dedicated to voting on the rest of the clauses to amend the election law, and the session witnessed complete chaos, due to the coordination framework’s insistence on passing the amended St. Lego law, which is the adoption of the electoral measure […]
According to the UN Human Development Reports, 64 percent of the population of Pakistan (some 148.1 million out of 241.4 million) is less than 30 years old, and 29 percent of Pakistanis are aged between 15 to 29. According to World Economics, Pakistan’s median age is 20.2 years against a global median of 30.3 years.
On February 28, in the capital of Kazakhstan, within the framework of the C5+1 format there was held a regular meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Central Asian countries and the head of the US Department of State Anthony Blinken. The official agenda of the meeting was to discuss the sanctions imposed […]
It was never unexpected that the House of Representatives, with a rate of 75% of the attendees, would approve the general budget law for the fiscal year 2023, despite the harsh criticism of the bill during the 3-day debate sessions due to the financial deficit, the high riba (usury) of public debt, and the absence […]
This was stated by the representative of the United Nations in Iraq. Yes, Hennis-Plasschaert; corruption in Iraq exists according to a system created by America since the first day of its occupation of Iraq. After it developed a constitution for it that regulates this corruption to create chaos and destruction in the country, which is […]
Today, the world is in chaos and darkness, near and far. Human suffering and misery deepens by the day as nations plunge from crisis to crisis. Poverty, financial insecurity, starvation, genocides, brutal occupations, dictatorships, senseless wars, family breakdown, destructive lifestyles, crime epidemics, violence against women, health and education crises and other crippling problems afflict lands […]
On the 25th of December 2022, the Jordanian government ceased a drug haul on the border of Syria. One tonne of amphetamine pills smuggled in date paste at the border with Iraq. A total of six million pills of the drug known as Captagon were found inside two refrigerated lorries. It was one of the […]
Türkiye: Inflation figures for December, which concern millions of working civil servants and retired civil servants, have been announced. The rate of increase in salary of civil servants and retired civil servants has been announced. Civil servants and retired civil servant retirees will get a raise of 16,47 percent. President Erdogan updated the 2023 rate […]
Extreme poverty, disguised unemployment, political and economic chaos, outrageous wealth for a few at the expense of the majority of people, an unprecedented drop in the value of the pound against foreign currencies, eating up people’s savings, a strong decline in the standard of living, a steady increase in public debt, an unprecedented rise in […]
Several viral social media videos have struck our hearts, as poor people endure immense suffering, whilst standing in long queues for bags of flour. A 35-year-old, father of six was crushed in a stampede, in Mirpur Khas, over ten-kilogram bags of flour. People can be seen scrambling for a bag of poor quality flour, at […]
Strategic Estimate is an annual report that looks at the global balance of power Download Strategic Estimate 2023 In Strategic Estimate 2023 we assess the Ukraine war from a European perspective and the EU’s energy strategy to move away from Russian energy. Germany, Europe’s industrial power-house, now finds itself wedged between the US and Russia […]
The possible sinking of a boat in recent weeks with 180 Rohingya Muslims on board could make 2022 one of the deadliest years at sea in almost a decade for the community, a U.N. agency said, as refugees try to flee desperate conditions in Bangladesh camps. Nearly 1 million Rohingya from Myanmar are living in […]
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 International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced its approval of a 46-month cooperation program for Egypt, in an amount of 3 billion US dollars, according to a statement from the IMF on Saturday 12/17/2022. The package of policies included in the program includes measures, including the permanent transition to a flexible exchange rate system and the […]
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 […]
The 25th of November 2022 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 31 mostly Muslim migrants crossing the English Channel in a rubber dinghy. The deaths have been marked as the worst maritime disaster in the Channel for 30 years. The circumstances of the horrific events are even more disturbing.
Headlines: China Seals Gas Deal with Qatar COP27: But No Progress on Fossil Fuels
On Thursday morning, October 27, 2022, the Central Bank of Egypt raised interest rates by 200 basis points, during an exceptional meeting, so that the rate of return for deposit and lending overnight became 13.25 percent and 14.25 percent, respectively, and the Central statement included an important paragraph in which it said that: “Reform measures […]