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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.

Interview with Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu“Parts of the Government Are Mafia-Like

As prime minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu was one of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s closest allies. In an interview, he now accuses the Turkish president of driving his country into the ground.Interview Conducted By Sebnem Arsu und Maximilian Popp It’s shortly before midnight when Ahmet Davutoğlu arrives for an interview at a guesthouse in the Old […]

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge William Clark, Reporter July 26, 2021 Podcast (theripple): Play in new window | Download Eighty million people around the world have been forcibly displaced, and every year, more people are applying for asylum in the United States. The refugee resettlement system suffered large budget cuts during the Trump administration; as more […]