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70 Years on: Nuclear Weapons Endure

70 years ago this week the US ushered in the atomic age when it launched a nuclear attack against Japan in WW2. On August 6 1945 a US bomber dropped ‘little boy’ over the Japanese city of Hiroshima, killing instantly […]

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The Discovery of the “Oldest Fragment of the Quran” and Questioning The White Mans Burden

Wasif Abu Yusuf Introduction For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from

LONDON - MARCH 05:  Liberal Democrat MP for West Morland and Lonsdale, Tim Farron looks on whilst posing for media on March 5, 2008 in London, England. A number of Liberal Democrat Leaders are preparing to defy the order to abstain in the vote on whether there should be a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

UK State Religion is Secular Liberalism Not Christianity!

Aqeel Bin Fadl From the very moment Tim Farron became the new Liberal Democrat leader on Thursday 16th July 2015, he has been at the forefront of receiving a

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Should the Queen be Referred for Deradicalisation?

Nadeem Al Mahi A homemade family film showing Elizabeth II performing a Nazi salute has sparked a debate so quintessentially English that one is only allowed to engage in

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Repeated rhetoric from Cameron’s failed ‘extremism’ policy

David Cameron has made yet another widely previewed speech about combating ‘extremism’ following a pledge for a full-blown UK offensive against ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq, saying

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Decrypting the Chancellor’s 2015 Budget

Abu Fatih George Osborne has received heavy criticism over his recent 2015 budget. In the global epoch of financial recovery, the Chancellor of the Exchequer sought to put forward

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The Greek Tragedy

Adnan Khan Tragedy is etched into the Greek psyche, whether it’s the fall of Troy, Macedonia, Thrace or Thessaly, throughout Greek history tragedy has been a constant feature. Located

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Key Lessons From Remembering Srebrenica

Irfan Hussain A Westminster Abbey service has been held to remember the thousands of Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica killed by Bosnian Serb forces 20 years ago. Prime Minister

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4th July – The Birth of a New Empire

Kasim Javed Every year on the 4th July, Americans commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th 1776. Thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new

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Condemnation of the Criminal Terrorist Operation that Happened Today in Sousse

We condemn in the strongest manner the criminal terrorist operation that happened in Sousse today... What is dangerous in respect to this operation is the extent of the