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The energy market: Crony capitalism 2.0

Today, the privatised energy sector is causing consternation not too dissimilar to financial sector in 2008 During the banking crisis the great and good explained how the western world got into such a financial mess, though none predicted it would […]

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Syria’s Islamic alliance

The last month has seen a flurry of key announcements by a number of Islamic groups in Syria. In Aleppo – thirteen major fighting factions including Jubhat an-Nusrah,


The 5 Biggest Myths on the Syrian uprising

1.     The crisis in Syria is a civil war with sectarian differences the central problem?

The uprising in Syria took place in the context of the Arab spring,


Over a Thousand Women March to Condemn Massacres in Syria and Support their Struggle for Islamic Rule

Hizb ut-Tahrir organised a Women’s march in London in support of the women and children of Syria, on Sunday 22nd September 2013 that was attended by over 1200


The American Foreign Policy Game in Syria

US President Obama stated that the United States, after the chemical attack in the suburbs of Damascus, has an obligation to act ‘as a leader in the world.’


Shohana Khan’s letter to Sarah Wollaston MP regarding her article on a veil ban

Dear Ms Wollaston, I write in response to your comment in the Telegraph newspaper dated 15th September 2013, entitled, "Veil debate should be a wake-up call for feminism". You make some


Should Muslims support Western intervention in Syria?

The international drama being played out over Western intervention in Syria is a farce. The West, with its disasters in Afghanistan and Iraq, wants military strikes and


The beating of the drums of war against Syria

The Al-Jazeerah correspondent in Lebanon said that more than 10 thousand Syrians had crossed over the border into Lebanon in the past


Q&A: Syria Update

Why after two years of conflict is intervention only now being considered?

Despite all the rhetoric by the US and the West, none of them have ever


White House Statements regarding Arrest of Muhammad Badie’!

Tuesday evening, the White House expressed its objections to the arrest operation by the hands of the Egyptian authorities of the general guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad