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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.

Cameron Succumbs to Growing Europhobia

Source: The Spiegel By Christoph Scheuermann REUTERS Cameron speaks on the BBC’s ‘Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday. Britain’s right-wing conservative movement is making life difficult for Prime Minister David Cameron. The UK Independence Party wants to lead the country out of the EU, and its approval ratings are higher than […]

Halt hate speech now

Source: ET SSP rally had spread hate speech against Shias. PHOTO: EXPRESS/IRFAN ALI We are our biggest enemies. This is something many fail to see because they believe external forces are to blame for Pakistan’s problems but the recent filing of a first information report (FIR) in Multan against members […]

Gaza blasts donors for holding back funds

ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday 7 January 2013 RAMALLAH, West Bank: The Palestinian self-rule government is close to being “completely incapacitated,” largely because Arab countries haven’t delivered hundreds of millions of dollars in promised aid, the Palestinian prime minister said in an interview yesterday. If allowed to continue, the Palestinian Authority’s unprecedented […]