AUTHOR
COLUMNISTS
Ghassen Fridhi
Ghassen Fridhi

Ghassen Fridhi is Al Arabiya English’s news producer based out of Brussels, Belgium. He usually covers European politics with a special focus on migrants and refugees. Follow him on Twitter @GhassenEfta

COLUMNISTS
Ghassen Fridhi
Ghassen Fridhi

Ghassen Fridhi is Al Arabiya English’s news producer based out of Brussels, Belgium. He usually covers European politics with a special focus on migrants and refugees. Follow him on Twitter @GhassenEfta

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

From refugee to official: Pierre Kompany on being Belgium’s first black mayor

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

In October, the father of Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany, Pierre Kompany, made history by ...

Brussels police arrest hundreds in ‘yellow vest’ riot

Saturday, 08 December 2018

Belgian police detained more than 400 people on Saturday after “yellow vest” protesters ...

Protesters demand Iran’s intelligence ministry be placed on EU terror black list

Monday, 22 October 2018

Brussels - The Iranian community in Brussels protested on Monday calling for Iran’s Ministry ...

How have Belgian waffles become the best in the world?

Monday, 30 July 2018

When one think of Belgium, two food items come to mind: chocolate and waffles. Walking across the ...

Win or lose, Belgians in diverse Molenbeek show national pride after match

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Known for its diversity, the Belgian municipality of Molenbeek erupted in national pride last night, ...

Molenbeek’s Cruyff Court hopes to find Belgium’s next rising football star

Saturday, 07 July 2018

Following the Paris attacks in 2015 and Brussels attacks a year later, the municipality of Molenbeek ...

WATCH: High hopes for multicultural team among Belgians of foreign origin

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Belgium is one of the favorites to clinch the World Cup title. With talented players from the ...

Moroccans of Belgium backing their home country despite difficult upcoming games

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Brussels and Molenbeek - Morocco surprised all its fans when it lost its opening game in the World ...

Belgian-Moroccan author pens ‘Jihad for Love’ book as ‘response to terrorists’

Sunday, 25 March 2018

“Writing, for me, was inevitable. It was an outlet, it was necessary. Writing was my way of ...

Belgian-Algerian Soumeya Sammoudi: Dance like a butterfly, sting like a bee

Thursday, 08 March 2018

Oppressed, conservative, submissive in front of their husbands, circumscribed at home, ...

Moroccan-Belgian volunteer: ‘It takes nothing to help migrants’

Monday, 12 February 2018

Brussels, Belgium - “Even if you have no skills or specific capacities you can help. It makes ...

What should Europe do with the children of returning ISIS militants?

Sunday, 04 February 2018

Everyone remembers the footage of a little boy who was told by his parents to decapitate his teddy ...

EU renews support to UNRWA and for two-state solution

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The European Union (EU) has renewed its continuous financial support to the United Nations Relief ...

Jubeir: Iran is a major threat in its role in Lebanon, Syria and Yemen

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that Iran is the biggest source of danger in ...

VIDEO: Iranians protest in Brussels against upcoming Zarif visit

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Brussels - Supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) on Wednesday protested in ...

After Calais, migrants seek refuge in France’s Grande-Synthe reserve

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Grande-Synthe - Cold, rain, humidity, mug, rats, insecurity and insalubrity, these are the ...

Belgian-Moroccan boxer Mohamed El Marcouchi aims to redefine Molenbeek

Sunday, 06 August 2017

Brussels, Belgium - Mohamed El Marcouchi, 29, is a Belgian boxer of Moroccan origin. He recently won ...

Belgian federal prosecutor fears an imminent attack

Thursday, 06 July 2017

Several suspects are still wanted within the framework of a terrorism case that led on Wednesday to ...

Migration crisis throws open EU’s lack of solidarity

Wednesday, 05 July 2017

As thousands of migrants try to escape from Libya to reach Italy, EU is facing another stress test. ...

Tension remains high between EU-NATO and Russia

Sunday, 02 July 2017

Three years after the Crimea annexation in 2014 and the war between Kiev Government and the ...

Top