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UK to continue arms deals with repressive regimes: Analyst

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SHAFAQNA - The UK government will continue to strike new arms deals with other countries regardless of their human rights record in order to cope with the consequences of Brexit, says an analyst. Ian Williams, a senior analyst with Foreign…

Muslims most affected by Britain's post-Brexit hate crimes: study

SHAFAQNA - Muslims are the most affected by hate crimes in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, according to a study released on Thursday. The Institute of Race Relations study, which analysed 134 racist incidents…

Talks on Final Brexit Deal Will Have to Wait, UK Is Warned

SHAFAQNA - Prime Minister Theresa May will not be able to begin talks on a final Brexit deal until the U.K. has agreed how much money it will pay to leave the European Union and resolved border issues, Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat said. The…

ANALYSIS - How will Brexit affect British Muslims?

SHAFAQNA - If the initial aftermath of the Brexit referendum is anything to go by then the future of British Muslims is going to be turbulent to say the least. It is obviously a legitimate question to ask how the U.K.’s leaving the European…

Why Brexit May Be Palestine’s Gain

SHAFAQNA - The British referendum on membership in the European Union on 23 June has exposed deep layers of racism and xenophobia in the United Kingdom and raises serious concerns about the welfare of minorities and immigrants in the country.…

When does Brexit mean Brexit: Could the UK change its mind?

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SHAFAQNA - Since entering Downing Street as Britain's new prime minister last week, Theresa May has quickly dispelled hopes that the UK might change its mind about leaving the European Union. "Brexit means Brexit," she said in her inaugural…

Londoners sign independence petition after Brexit result

SHAFAQNA - Following UK’s referendum results, unsatisfied Londoners desiring to be part of the European Union are now demanding an independent state. After most Britons voted to leave the European Union, tens of thousands of Londoners…

World mulls the economic implications of Brexit

SHAFAQNA - On Thursday June 23 the people of the United Kingdom will answer the question: “should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?” The choice on whether to leave the 28-member political…

Post Brexit: A Kingdom Divided

SHAFAQNA - After Britain voted to leave the EU, people in Scotland, Northern Ireland and now even London are considering pursuing independence from the UK. Britons have voted to leave the EU in a historic referendum held on Thursday. The…

'Explosive shock' as Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits

SHAFAQNA - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity. Global financial markets…

UK newspapers urge readers to vote to leave EU: Study

SHAFAQNA - Britain’s leading daily newspapers are urging their readers to vote to quit the European Union in the June 23 EU referendum, academics have found. Loughborough University researchers have taken a forensic look at 1,127 news…