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A collective of organisations has called on the UN to take action and put an end to anti-Muslim actions and policies in France.

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

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UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

Turkey says evil eye symbol 'impermissible' in Islam

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Turkey says evil eye symbol 'impermissible' in Islam

The religious affairs ministry claims the use of the nazar, or evil eye symbol, is not allowed in Islam.

French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron's anti-extremism charter

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French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron's anti-extremism charter

Three Muslim groups refused to back the French government's anti-extremism charter.

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic legacy.

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Macron hails controversial French Muslim charter against 'extremism'

President Emmanuel Macron praised French Muslim leaders after they agreed on a "charter of principles" aimed at combatting sectarianism and ...

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French Muslim council agrees accord on Macron's controversial 'principles'

France's Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate ...

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France shuts more mosques ahead of ‘separatism bill’ debate

The French interior minister announced the closure of nine Muslim places of worship, one day before he met with French Muslim leaders to discuss ...

UK Imams to reassure worshippers about Covid-19 vaccines

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UK Imams to reassure worshippers about Covid-19 vaccines

A coordinated Friday sermon from UK imams comes amid concerns South Asian communities are particularly at risk from fake news and conspiracy ...

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'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

CAIR warned that the threat of white supremacist violence and armed protests leading up to and on Inauguration Day is high and Muslims may be a ...

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

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Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

Salaat First had been downloaded by more than 10 million times on Android.

Austria calls for European register of Muslim imams

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Austria calls for European register of Muslim imams

Vienna has now called for European states to follow its lead on registering imams, after the measure came into effect in Austria on Friday.

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

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India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

The bill in Assam, home to India's notorious detention camps, replaces existing acts which legislated funding and support for Madrasas as part ...

2020: 10 uplifting stories from the Middle East

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2020: 10 uplifting stories from the Middle East

Marred by the coronavirus pandemic, the year 2020 has been a challenge for all. Here are some stories that provided glimmers of hope.

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MCB urges reversal of Sri Lanka's cremation policy

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged the international community to pressure Sri Lanka to lift its mandatory cremation policy.

Sofia Nitti

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and ...

Jad Salfiti

Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Sherin Khankan and a group of Islamic academics founded the women-led Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen in 2016, sparking a debate among mainstream ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Bashar Al-Assad is once again trying to claim the state's legitimacy in the religious sphere.

US Congresswoman criticises Facebook’s failure to remove anti-Muslim hate

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US Congresswoman criticises Facebook’s failure to remove anti-Muslim hate

A US Congresswoman’s letter to Facebook strongly criticizing the platform’s failure to tackle anti-Muslim bigotry has been welcomed by CAIR and ...

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Municipal leaders sign open letter against French Islamophobia

Municipal leaders in France have spoken out against proposed measures that they say will unfairly target Muslims in France

US envoy airs concerns as France targets radical Islam

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US envoy airs concerns as France targets radical Islam

Ambassador Sam Brownback voiced concern about France, warning against "heavy-handed" measures as President Emmanuel Macron targets radical Islam.

Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

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Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

The bill's author, Guillaume Peltier, is a former member of the far-right party National Front.

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

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Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

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