Category: Netherlands


A mosque in northern Drachten town has come under an arson attack, according to the manager of Islamic Center Drachten Foundation on Sunday. The mosque, visited mostly by Moroccan-origin people, is operated by the foundation. Foundation manager Khalid Bennaceur said: […]


Turkish European Union Affairs Minister Omer Celik says time has come for the Ankara government to reassess its controversial refugee deal with the 28-nation bloc, which would grant Turkish citizens visa-free travel through most of Europe. “If you look carefully, […]


The Netherlands has canceled Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s flight permit on grounds of “security” and “public safety”, Dutch Foreign Ministry announced in a statement Saturday. The announcement came just hours after Cavusoglu said Turkey would impose “severe sanctions” on […]


The Dutch government Thursday affirmed the right of individuals and groups to promote and engage with the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions movement (BDS), stating the movement falls under basic rights that are safeguarded by the Dutch constitution. All Rights Reserved […]


Heesch is the latest Dutch town to suffer anti-immigrant protests after police made three arrests on Monday night as a demonstration forced councillors to abandon a public meeting over plans for the town to host 500 refugees over the next 10 years. […]