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Rafiq A. Tschannen

Rafiq A. Tschannen is a Swiss national. He converted to Islam and joined the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at the age of 16 after reading the German translation of the Holy Qur'an. He worked in 15 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, first as Finance Director in the private industry and later as Chief Executive Officer of NGOs and International Governmental Organizations. He is now devoting his time to The Muslim Times as Editor for Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Switzerland and as Associate Chief Editor.

Austrian authorities connect Vienna terror attack that killed 4 to Islamic State

KIM HJELMGAARD | USA TODAY https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2020/11/03/USAT/71ba259c-ba6c-4e2b-ae03-9185d662b414-AP_Austria_Vienna_Atack.jpg?height=576 At least four people were killed and more than two dozen seriously injured in Austria’s capital, Vienna, late Monday in an assault that government officials said was connected to a radicalized person who “sympathized” with the Islamic State terror group. Police shot and killed […]