Iraq - Genocide in Fallujah

Struan Stevenson MEP | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Politics
Struan Stevenson MEP

The unfolding tragedy in the Iraqi city of Fallujah seems to have slipped off the international radar screen, as the focus of the global community drifts from Syria to Kiev and back again. The humanitarian situation in Fallujah is dire.

Tunisian Women Engaging In 'Sexual Jihad' With Syrian Rebels, Claims Minister

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

Tunisian women are travelling to Syria to partake in a “sexual jihad” by comforting rebel fighters, a minister has claimed. “They have sexua...

Iraq Car Bonbs Kill Dozens Celebrating Eid

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

Bloody violence across Iraq surged during the month of Ramadan, with a wave of car bombings killing 69 people and injuring 300 on Saturday as communit...

Controversial Saudi Preacher Denies Anti-Shia Stance

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK

A controversial Saudi cleric, who some community leaders warned could whip up Muslim sectarian tension in the UK, has told HuffPost UK the allegations...

The New Iranian President - A Reformer, Moderator or Radical?

Ajmal Masroor | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Politics
Ajmal Masroor

Iran is at a major crossroad. There is a growing middleclass, which is educated and wealthy, but also allergic to religion. Islam has become a hate-word for many, representing repression, lack of freedom and imposition of anti-modern values.

New Fears As 'Divisive' Saudi Preacher Arrives In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

Senior Muslim leaders in Britain have expressed concerns that a controversial Saudi preacher who arrived in London this week could exacerbate sectaria...

Syrian Crisis Heightens Sectarian Tensions in Turkey

Tam Hussein | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

There are more ways than one that Turkey is feeling the impact of the Syrian conflict.

Activist Invites Kim Kardashian To Meet Human Rights Defenders In Bahrain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

An activist has written an open letter to Kim Kardashian, inviting her to meet with human rights defenders in Bahrain. Maryam Alkhawaja has implor...

The Road to Damascus, Laden With Bombs

Jasdev Singh Rai | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK
Jasdev Singh Rai

That beautiful Biblical narrative 'road to Damascus' when Saul became Paul, began serving Christ and humanity is fast becoming a road to 'war'.

Understanding the Baghdad Bombings

James Denselow | Posted 21.02.2012 | Home
James Denselow

Four days after the official US troop presence ended, Baghdad has been struck by bombings that are a reminder that for ordinary Iraqis the horror cont...

Bahai's in Iran: seven educators sent to prison amid fresh persecution

Dr Kishan Manocha | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK
Dr Kishan Manocha

The tide of persecution in Iran is rising. In a fresh wave of attacks against the Bahá'í community - Iran's largest religious minority - three women were arrested on spurious charges of activity against national security following terrifying raids on 16 homes in the city of Rasht.