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400 refugees based in Egypt to be received by Portugal

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SHAFAQNA- Egypt welcomed an offer by Portugal to host 400 refugees who currently are in the country, as a part of the cooperation between the EU and Egypt on the migration, because of its own economic problems. According to Middle East Monitor,…

Which country is the most reputable one in the Middle East?

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SHAFAQNA - The UAE was ranked 36th in the ranking of world's most reputable countries while outperforms countries such as Qatar, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The UAE continues to enjoy the status of the most reputable country in the Middle…

First international conference of "Mahdism" held in Netherlands

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SHAFAQNA - The first international conference of "Mahdism" with the support of the Ahlul Bayt Assembly of the Netherlands and in cooperation with the AhlulBayt World Assembly, with the presence of diplomats, scholars from Iran, Afghanistan,…

Attacks on Mosques rising in Netherlands

SHAFAQNA - There has been an increase in the number of attacks targeting mosques in the Netherlands, according to a report released by a Turkish university on Monday. Issued by Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, the 2016 Netherlands Human…

Islamophobic attack targets mosque in Netherlands

SHAFAQNA - An under-construction mosque in southeastern Netherlands was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, head of the mosque said on Saturday. The far-right ‘Identitair Verzet’ movement hanged anti-Islam banners at the roof…

Returning of Daesh child soldiers scares Dutch intelligence

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SHAFAQNA - The Dutch intelligence service and the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism warned for the return of ISIS child soldiers who are trained on armed combat and could carry out attacks in Europe in the future. According…

Defeat of Wilders is welcome news for Arabs and all Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Dutch centre-right prime minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-European Union candidate Geert Wilders in the parliamentary elections held last week. Writing in the London-based pan-Arab daily…

The Dutch Elections: Last Chance for the Netherlands?

SHAFAQNA - Voters have an opportunity to reverse a disastrous immigration policy. Where would we be without the Netherlands? In its 17th-century golden age, it helped pioneer capitalism, individual liberty, and peaceful religious diversity.…

Netherlands Considers a New Relationship to Muslims With Coming Election

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SHAFAQNA - Like many Muslims, Ahmed Aboutaleb has been disturbed by the angry tenor of the Dutch election campaign. Far-right candidates have disparaged Islam, often depicting Muslims as outsiders unwilling to integrate into Dutch culture. It…

Dutch gather at mosque to express solidarity with Muslims

SHAFAQNA - People representing a broad coalition against racism gathered on Sunday at the central Al-Kabir mosque to show opposition to anti-Muslim sentiments in the country. A notorious Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker has vowed to shut mosques…

Dutch anti-Islam MP Wilders faces trial for hate speech

SHAFAQNA - Wilders, 53, is to appear before a three-judge bench on charges of insulting a racial group and inciting racial hatred after comments he made about Moroccans living in The Netherlands. All eyes will be on the fortress-like court…

Discrimination against Muslims Increasing in Netherlands

SHAFAQNA - In the same period more than 700 Muslims in the region also reported being threatened or unfair treatment because of their religion, according to a study by umbrella organization SPIOR, ANP reported. For this study, people in…

Islamophobia becomes a dangerous trend in the Netherlands

SHAFAQNA - A third of the mosques in the Netherlands have experienced at least one incident of vandalism, threatening letters, attempted arson, the placement of a pig’s head, or other aggressive actions in the past 10 years, according to…