Arrests of German citizens prompt downgrading of German-Turkish relations

At least since the July 2016 coup attempt, German-Turkish relations have taken a severe hit. Recurring bones of contention have included the German army’s NATO presence at the Turkish Incirlik air base. German troops, who are part of the anti-IS coalition, are now being transferred to...

Thoughts on Dutch elections: DENK

While the racist party of Geert Wilders got 13 percent, in total 1,269,374 votes with 20 deputies, the DENK Movement received a total of 216,111 votes that is 2.1 percent of the votes with 3 MPs.  Tunahan Kuzu and Selçuk Öztürk, both of Turkish...

Historical Support for DENK-Party in the Netherlands

The General Elections on 15 March 2017 will witness to many firsts from different perspectives. A new party such as DENK must have public support from 20 constituent areas and 580 signatures. DENK received three times this amount. A new party must also comply...

Capture of underage female IS-supporter in Mosul shows extent the group’s appeal

  As the so-called Islamic State’s last bastions in Mosul fell, Iraqi soldiers and militias captured a host of IS-fighters. Amongst them were a larger number of foreigners who had joined the terrorist group over...

Hear Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ Joyous New Song ‘See What Love Did to Me’

Yusuf / Cat Stevens will release a new album in the fall, his fourth since returning to the folk-pop style of his classic Sixties and Seventies work. The Laughing Apple bridges the artist's present and past, combining...

Canada town votes against having a Muslim cemetery

The Canadian town of Saint-Apollinaire; has voted to oppose a zoning change that would allow a Muslim cemetery to be built.  The town's decision to block the cemetery has led to an outcry amongst...

Muhammad Ali’s Muslim Faith Is Being Scrubbed From His Legacy

Muhammad Ali is remembered as a boxing legend, an Olympian, a civil rights warrior, a humanitarian, and a trailblazer for Parkinson’s disease awareness. But one central part of his identity is missing from the official...

Terror attacks receive five times more media coverage if perpetrator is Muslim, study finds

Terror attacks carried out by Muslims receive more than five times as much media coverage as those carried out by non-Muslims in the United States, according to an academic study. Analysis of coverage of all terrorist attacks in...

Kalkaska Village leader stands by Muslim killings call

Kalkaska Village President Jeff Sieting said Monday that he doesn’t owe anyone an apology over his Facebook posts, which denounce Islam and call for the killing of "every last Muslim." The posts were discovered by area...

“The Missing Muslims” report discusses public benefit of enfranchising British Muslims

British non-profit, Citizens UK, published a report called, "The Missing Muslims: Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All." The report was based on the work of an interfaith commission, convened by Citizens...

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