First Muslim woman elected as speaker in German state parliament

“We wrote history today,” she said after sweeping in with a significant majmuhterem-aras.jpgority.

The first Muslim woman has been elected as the speaker of a state parliament in Germany in what she hailed as a “historic” step for the country.

Muhterem Aras, a Green Party politician, took the post in Baden-Württemberg from a member of a populist anti-immigration party on Wednesday.,,,more: