The ‘Ben Abbes effect’ begins to be felt across the rest of Europe

The influence of the political shift felt in France over a year ago, with the election of the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Ben Abbes, continues to extend across Europe. The Muslim Party of Belgium has just won the national elections, becoming the second country after France to have a Muslim party win an outright majority. Muslim parties already occupy seats in other European … Continue reading The ‘Ben Abbes effect’ begins to be felt across the rest of Europe

“No doubt they had overestimated the ability of academics of make a nuisance of themselves”-how life has changed in Ben Abbes’s France

The face of the education system has drastically shifted in the relatively short time since Mohammed Ben Abbes’s election as the president of France. Secondary and higher education has been completely privatised, in an attempt to ‘restore the centrality, the dignity, of the family as the building block of society’. Indeed, the first days of Ben Abbes’s national unity coalition have been an unanimous success, … Continue reading “No doubt they had overestimated the ability of academics of make a nuisance of themselves”-how life has changed in Ben Abbes’s France

Ben Abbes reveals plans to extend Europe to include Mediterranean countries

Reports close to Mohammed Ben Abbes have indicated how the French president plans to increase French integration with Europe over the coming months and years. It is the first major foreign policy that has emerged from the Muslim Brotherhood leader’s government since being elected. Sources have indicated that Ben Abbes will look to shift Europe’s centre of gravity towards the south. This is not a … Continue reading Ben Abbes reveals plans to extend Europe to include Mediterranean countries

“Something really bad is going to happen to Jews in France”: meeting those unconvinced by the Muslim Brotherhood

In light of Mohammed Ben Abbes’s huge victory over Marine Le Pen, there has been widespread outpourings of relief from many in the country. Vast numbers of the French electorate were wary of Le Pen’s stance on Europe, and feel moving out of the European Union could prove risky for a country currently mired in economic difficulties. However, there are many within the country that … Continue reading “Something really bad is going to happen to Jews in France”: meeting those unconvinced by the Muslim Brotherhood

Who is Ben Abbes? Profiling the new president of France

France have elected a new president, yet what information do we know about the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood? And what can we expect to see across the country from the new president? The Obscurer takes a deeper look into the man behind one of the greatest shifts in western democracy in modern history. Mohammed Ben Abbes, perhaps predictably, has been keen to distance himself … Continue reading Who is Ben Abbes? Profiling the new president of France

Ben Abbes becomes first Muslim President of France in stunning victory

Mohammed Ben Abbes of the Muslim Brotherhood party has become the first Muslim to be elected President of France, with a crushing victory over the National Front’s Marine Le Pen. The eyes of the world will now be fixed on how the young and charismatic leader will attempt to force through a number of policies across a divided country. Ben Abbes, 42, takes control of … Continue reading Ben Abbes becomes first Muslim President of France in stunning victory