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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

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

“Writing, for me, was inevitable. It was an outlet, it was necessary. Writing was my way of immortalizing Loubna. Her name and her memory will survive. I want people to remember her,” said...

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

Oppressed, conservative, submissive in front of their husbands, circumscribed at home, uneducated…Often these are the qualifiers that are predominantly used to describe Muslim and Arab women in...

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

Brussels, Belgium - “Even if you have no skills or specific capacities you can help. It makes me sad to see people inactive. It comes down to very little. It is within everyone’s...

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

Everyone remembers the footage of a little boy who was told by his parents to decapitate his teddy bear in Syria. Some pictures of these children of ISIS holding guns are circulating on social...

EU renews support to UNRWA and for two-state solution

The European Union (EU) has renewed its continuous financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and stressed its full commitment to the...

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

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that Iran is the biggest source of danger in the region because of its role in Lebanon, Yemen and Syria. Jubeir made the comments on Tuesday at...

VIDEO: Iranians protest in Brussels against upcoming Zarif visit

Brussels - Supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) on Wednesday protested in Brussels against Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s expected visit to meet...

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

Grande-Synthe - Cold, rain, humidity, mug, rats, insecurity and insalubrity, these are the conditions in which the migrants are living in a natural reserve of Grande-Synthe, a small city in northern...