Day: October 18, 2015

Reviled French novel Submission by Michel Houellebecq’s is no assault on Islam

Reviled French novel is no assault on Islam: Menon Michel Houellebecq’s Submission isn’t Islamophobic, it’s Islamanirvana By: Vinay Menon Columnist, Published on Sat Oct 17 2015 The year is 2022 and France has elected a Muslim president. This is the narrative shell of Submission, a controversial novel by Michel Houellebecqthat arrives in Canada on Tuesday, […]

Syrian refugees in Brazil

Rasheed Abou-Alsamh Published — Sunday 18 October 2015 ARABNEWS.COM IT isn’t a very well-known fact but Brazil has been taking in Syrian refugees since 2013 when the Brazilian government decided to issue them special visas that gave them refugee status in the country. In September, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced […]