Tag: TURKISH

Current Affairs 6 Min Read

Britain’s first ever Turkish mosque at risk of closing

Do you know about the London mosque that has links to an Ottoman princess? Masjid Ramadan in Hackney is fighting for its survival.

History 17 Min Read

Do you know Europe’s forgotten Muslim-majority country?

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus may not be a familiar name, but it is home to nearly 400,000 Muslims.

Asia Current Affairs Featured Middle East Opinion Politics Syria Turkey 14 Min Read

‘War on Kurds’ Myth Debunked – Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring

Inconvenient facts for those manufacturing the Turk vs Kurd or Arab vs Kurd false binaries

Asia Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics Turkey 12 Min Read

Three Important Things Turkish Elections Prove Every Time

While many of us in the UK only realise there’s a local election when rummaging through our take-away menus, Turkey’s local democracy teaches us all a lesson.

Current Affairs Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Politics Syria UK 12 Min Read

Shamima Begum – all of a sudden not British

Should brown people's Britishness be dependent on good behaviour?

Trump’s economic attack on Turkey has only sparked mass support from Muslims

“But they plot, and Allāh plans. And Allāh is the best of planners.”

Asia Current Affairs News Opinion Politics Turkey 6 Min Read

Unprecedented Show of National Unity Remembering Turkey’s Failed Coup

Contrary to prominent western media narratives, hundreds of thousands of Turks from all over Turkey and from every political persuasion gathered in nationwide rallies marking one year since the failed coup, under a motto of National Unity...

Asia Current Affairs News Opinion Opinion Politics Turkey 14 Min Read

Turkey Ranked Second in the World for Most Humanitarian Aid

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 reveals that, as well as being the provider of the second largest amount of humanitarian assistance, Turkey provides the most humanitarian assistance as percentage of gross national income...

News News Press Release 4 Min Read

Turkish Scholars: “We are with the Qatari state and scholars like Qaradawi”

Prominent Islamic scholars from Turkey published a statement in support of Qatar and the Egyptian born and Qatar-based Shaikh, Prof Dr Yusuf Al-Qaradawi...

St George: more like a “radical Islamist” than an English nationalist!

In a delightful irony, if he were alive today the far right groups in the UK venerating him as a saint would reject him, call him a foreigner, and tell him to go back to his own country...