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The Dutch anti-Islam MP tweeted an image of President Erdogan showing the left side of his face, bearded and darker-skinned, against the black-and-white flag of the Islamic State extremist group.

Turkish officials have accused the controversial satirical weekly of 'cultural racism' and 'immorality' over its publication of a caricature of Erdogan.

Erdogan sues Dutch far-right MP <em>Wilders</em> over 'terrorist' cartoon

The New Arab Staff

Erdogan sues Dutch far-right MP Wilders over 'terrorist' cartoon

Dutch far-right politician and former MP Geert Wilders, known for his anti-Islam stance, shared a cartoon of Erdogan with the caption "terrorist".

Far-right Dutch politician relaunches controversial Muhammad cartoon competition

The New Arab & agencies

Far-right Dutch politician relaunches controversial Muhammad cartoon competition

Wilders first launched the competition last year but later cancelled after provoking outrage and receiving death threats.

UN racism expert slams Dutch niqab ban

The New Arab & agencies

UN racism expert slams Dutch niqab ban

A UN racism expert criticised a Dutch ban on the wearing of face-covering garments such as the niqab in public, saying the law had "no place" in ...

Sophia Akram

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Comment: The Netherlands is the latest country in Europe to have banned face coverings in public places. But these far-right appeasing bans are ridiculous and harmful, writes Sophia Akram

The New Arab

'Islamophobic' burqa ban comes into effect in the Netherlands

After 14 years of debate, the 'burqa ban' introduced by far-right politician Geert Wilders will go into effect in the ...

The New Arab

Dutch-Moroccan family attacked by teenage mob

Hundreds of teenagers reportedly chanted the name of Geert Wilders, an anti-Islam far-right politician, during an attack on a ...

The New Arab

Former Islamophobe and far-right Dutch MP converts to Islam

Jorem van Klaveren, former right-wing man to the infamous Geert Wilders, has become Muslim.

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Dominique Vidal

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Comment: The Israeli prime minister is conducting an ostentatious seduction campaign among the right-wing populist and neo-fascist circles in ...

The New Arab

Double stabbing at Amsterdam station in possible terror attack

Two people were seriously injured in a knife attack at Amsterdam's Central Station on Friday, police in Amsterdam said, citing terrorism as a ...

Dutch PM distances himself from anti-Islam cartoon contest

The New Arab & agencies

Dutch PM distances himself from anti-Islam cartoon contest

The Dutch prime minister has distanced his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organised later this year by anti-Islam ...

UK far-right clash with police at anti-Islam London rally

The New Arab

UK far-right clash with police at anti-Islam London rally

Thousands of supporters of Tommy Robinson, the British far-right activist who founded the English Defence League, clashed with police in London ...

How the hijab unveiled Europe's discrimination against Muslims

Tallha Abdulrazaq

How the hijab unveiled Europe's discrimination against Muslims

Comment: The European Court of Justice's ruling that companies can tell women not to wear the hijab shows European powers have much in common ...

Turkey says 'no difference' between Dutch fascists and liberals Turkey says 'no difference' between Dutch fascists and liberals

The New Arab

Turkey says 'no difference' between Dutch fascists and liberals

Turkey has continued its war of words with The Netherlands, conflating the centre-right Dutch government with the far-right anti-Islam party of ...

The New Arab

Turkey says Dutch liberals dragging Europe into 'religious wars'

While the rest of Europe is celebrating the defeat of a far-right party in the Dutch polls, Turkey is continuing its war of words with The Netherlands.

The New Arab

Anti-Islam Geert Wilders lags in Netherlands exit poll

Dutch Anti-Islam candidate Geert Wilders did not perform as well as expected in the Netherland's parliamentary elections ...

The New Arab & agencies

Dutch back Muslims in far-right fight

Hundreds of Dutch citizens gathered at an Amsterdam mosque on Sunday in solidarity with Muslims after an anti-Islam MP vowed to shut mosques ...

The New Arab

Controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders calls Moroccans 'scum'

Geert Wilders made the racist comments on Saturday as he launched his official electoral campaign to become mayor of ...

French Jews must renounce Israeli nationality: Marine Le Pen

The New Arab

French Jews must renounce Israeli nationality: Marine Le Pen

France's equivalent of Donald Trump has suggested French Jews will be made to renounce Israeli citizenship if she wins the presidential ...

The New Arab & agencies

Dutch anti-Islam MP fake picture tweet sparks outrage

Leader of the Netherland's populist Party for Freedom sparks angry recriminations after posting a fake picture that falsely claimed to show a ...

Far-right rising: 'France's Trump' pushes ahead in presidential polls

The New Arab

Far-right rising: 'France's Trump' pushes ahead in presidential polls

Marine Le Pen's aspirations for the French presidency, once fanciful, appear increasingly realistic with elections set to take place on April 23

France's Le Pen rides far-right wave of Trump's success

The New Arab

France's Le Pen rides far-right wave of Trump's success

Marine Le Pen's aspirations for the French presidency, once fanciful, appear increasingly realistic with elections set to take place on April 23

Dutch MP welcomes Syrians to the Netherlands in Arabic

The New Arab

Dutch MP welcomes Syrians to the Netherlands in Arabic

A Dutch MP welcomed Syrian refugees to the Netherlands in a short Arabic-language speech at the Dutch parliament on Wednesday.

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