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European New Right: Symptom of the West’s Decline

Kevin Barrett

Ramadan 27, 14402019-06-01

The rise of far right parties in Europe and indeed even in North America reflects the moral and political decline of the West.


European Disintegration


Jumada' al-Ula' 26, 14402019-02-01

Brexit, Yellow Vest and the rise of fascist parties all across Europe signal trouble for the continent of 500 million people. Can disintegration be far behind?


Fascism on the March, Again


Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

There is something in the Europeans’ gene propelling them toward fascism. Europe has the dubious distinction of having given birth to many demonic ideologies but fascism remains its enduring legacy.

Book Review

Enlightenment Unitarianism

Kevin Barrett

Rabi' al-Thani 13, 14392018-01-01

Enlightened Unitarianism’s huge debt to Islam and its ideas of social and political justice.


Legitimizing Islamophobia

Zafar Bangash

Safar 12, 14392017-11-01

Islamophobia has gone mainstream. Both in North America and Europe, it has received official sanction and is being used to justify the West’s wars of aggression against Muslims.

News & Analysis

Being Muslim and travelling in Europe of 2016

Tahir Mustafa

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Europe’s mask of civility is off. Islamophobia and anti-immigrant sentiment are rampant and expressed openly. Our correspondent offers some tips on how to go about living and traveling in Europe.

News & Analysis

Europe leans right: reasons and repercussions

Maksud Djavadov

Ramadan 26, 14372016-07-01

Rightwing parties have made a strong showing in elections in a number of countries recently including Austria. Our correspondent examines the reasons and what this may imply for the future of Muslims.

Islamic Movement

Rahbar: today, terrorism is our common worry

Sayyid Ali Khamenei

Safar 19, 14372015-12-01

The bitter events brought about by blind terrorism in France have once again moved me to speak to you young people. For me, it is unfortunate that such incidents would have to create the framework for a conversation.

Daily News Analysis

Refugee crisis evokes blatant Islamophobia in Europe

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 25, 14362015-09-09

Why has the refugee crisis evoked such strong sentiments in Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere? We look at the figures that provide clue to what is afoot...


Reflecting on the 20th anniversary of the start of Bosnia’s war

Iqbal Siddiqui

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

Early last month, Bosnians marked the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the genocidal war waged against them by the Serbs and Croats of former Yugoslavia, a war whose objective was the extermination of the largest indigenous Muslim community remaining in Europe.

Special Reports

Libyan War reveals psychedelic dusk of pax Americana

Zainab Cheema

Shawwal 03, 14322011-09-01

In the grand old days of colonialism, European nations used all sorts of elaborate excuses for occupying the fabulously wealthy territories of Africa and Asia. Rudyard Kipling called it the “white man’s burden” to transmit (European) culture and civilization to the unwashed natives.


Despite official disclaimers, European racism still burning with hate for Muslims

Our Own Correspondent

Muharram 04, 14302009-01-01

The war in Bosnia that resulted in the deaths of some 300,000 people, most of them Bosnian Muslims, may be over but old hatreds still run deep, and not too far beneath the surface. Theoreti-cally, the Republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina is made up of three peoples: the Bosnians, Croats and Serbs.


The many fronts of the West’s war on Islam

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 22, 14282008-01-01

The West’s all-out assault on Islam and Muslims–from the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine to the political and military occupation of Pakistan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia by the US–has murdered or maimed millions. Muslims living in the West were spared such assaults in the past, but no more. One only has to glance through Western newspapers, magazines or television programmes to feel the intensity of hatred directed at Muslims. While the West has always been intolerant of ‘Others’, since 9/11 the mask of civility has come off, and there is barely the pretence of respecting human rights and the rule of law.

Occupied Arab World

Underfire Saudis turn to Europe to counteract American power

Our Cairo Correspondent

Rabi' al-Awwal 03, 14272006-04-01

Egyptian politicians and intellectuals often claim that other Arabs borrow their ideas or attitudes from Egypt. It would not, therefore, be surprising if they claim that the Saudi rulers are copying president Husni Mubarak in their recent overtures to France, in an apparent attempt to distance themselves from the US, which has become very unpopular in the Muslim world.


The wealthy West fighting Islam instead of famine in the Horn of Africa

M.A. Shaikh

Rabi' al-Awwal 03, 14272006-04-01

Rich countries, led by the US, spend millions of dollars in the Horn of Africa to pre-empt what they call "al-Qa'ida's designs" to turn the region – particularly Somalia – into a "safe haven". But they have clearly chosen to ignore urgent appeals by international aid and food agencies to save the lives of millions of the region's population that are at risk of imminent death from famine caused by a combination of conflict and drought.

Special Reports

Tracing the historical roots of the friction between the US and its European allies

Perwez Shafi

Jumada' al-Ula' 01, 14242003-07-01

DR PERWEZ SHAFI, director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought in Pakistan, examines the reasons for the spectacular difference of opinions between the US and major European powers over the US’s plans for war war against Iraq...


Algerian Muslims targeted in Europe

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14232003-02-01

The large number of North American Muslims, mostly Algerians, who have been arrested in recent weeks throughout Europe and America for their alleged connection with al-Qa’ida has focused unprecedented attention on the Algerian ‘civil war’. But the wrong conclusions have been drawn...


Muslims’ growing awareness of the reality of Europe

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14191999-04-16

Some Muslims have a tendency to look at events through rose-tinted spectacles. The Nato bombing campaign against Yugoslavia falls under this category. Legitimate concern for the plight of Muslim Kosovars has led to profuse thanking of the US and European governments for acting to ‘save’ the Kosovars.

Special Reports

NATO's new enemy list made in Washington

Waseem Shehzad

Ramadan 13, 14191999-01-01

It was Lawrence Eagleburger, the former US secretary of State, who had predicted that once the ‘cold war’ was over, it would be sorely missed. Astonishing as this admission from a senior official of one of the leading members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)...

Special Reports

Blasphemy in Europe becomes a money-spinner

our European affairs correspondent

Rajab 26, 14191998-11-16

Blasphemy in Europe is fast catching up with pornography as a fame-and-money-spinner, boosting the sale and popularity of worthless books, films and paintings, whose only eye-catching quality is their capacity to offend or shock.

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