Syria debate: Dilly Hussain v Eva Bartlett

Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett faces off with 5Pillars deputy editor Dilly Hussain in this fiery debate on RT about the recent fall of Aleppo.

Saudi Arabia says it’s ready to recognise Israel on 1967 borders

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that the entire “Muslim World”, including Riyadh, would recognise Israel if it withdraws to the 1967 boundary. In...

Saudi authorities arrest founder of popular Islamic website Shaykh al-Munajjid

Saudi Arabia's ongoing witch-hunt of dissident scholars now includes the arrest of the founder of a popular Islamic website, Shaykh Muhammad Saleh al-Munajjid. The Twitter...

President Erdogan praises Ataturk on Republic Day

The Turkish authorities have been celebrating Republic Day, which marks the 98th anniversary of the secular Turkish Republic which replaced the Islamic caliphate. “I congratulate our...

Saudi judoka faces Israeli and shakes hands at Olympics

A Saudi Arabian female judoka, Tahani Alqahtani, has bucked the trend of Muslim athletes refusing to face Israelis by fighting the Israeli judoka Raz Hershko. Alqahtani also...

Turkey opens first online sex shop for Muslims

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U.S. and UK embassies fly pride flag in UAE

The U.S and U.K embassies in the United Arab Emirates have raised the rainbow pride flag, which honours LGBTQ communities, to celebrate Pride Month.  This...

Turkey raises taxes on alcohol leading to a drop in consumption

Turkey has significantly increased taxes on alcohol as part of a response to a 19-year high level of inflation of 36.1 percent recorded last...

The first Emirati astronaut took the Israeli flag into space

On his inaugural trip into space in 2019, the first United Arab Emirates’ astronaut, Hazzaa Al-Mansoori, took an Israeli flag with him, the director-general...

The Great Escape: Six Palestinians tunnel their way out of Israeli prison

Six Palestinian prisoners have escaped from a high-security prison in Israel by digging a tunnel.  The prisoners escaped from the Gilboa prison, which is supposed...