Naser Khader

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Denmark Gives New Mandate to Prime Minister

Early-election gamble yields third term for right-wing coalition

(Newser) - Denmark's ruling coalition won a third term in government yesterday for right-leaning PM Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who called the election 15 months ahead of schedule, reports the Times of London. The party of Naser Khader, a Syrian-born legislator, did not win enough seats to force the ruling coalition to include... More »

Cartoon Row Over, a Danish Muslim Rises

Days before elections, all eyes turn to Syrian-born MP

(Newser) - With Denmark holding early elections on Tuesday, the Times of London profiles the probable kingmaker in the next parliament: a hugely popular Syrian immigrant and secular Muslim. After the worldwide uproar over cartoons depicting Mohammad, Naser Khader founded the New Alliance party to counter anti-Muslim sentiments. Now, polls predict his... More »

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