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Book Club: Michael Kenney's The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network uses a social science approach to explain why young Muslims become radicalised.

The school teacher had accused the French government of underestimating the threat of Islamist extremism, sparking a row with the suburb's mayor.

Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

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Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

Citing the bill's marginalising nature against Muslims, Turkish Muslim foundations in France refuse to sign the newly-established Islamic charter that aims to replace some Muslim values with the French ones.

Macron hails controversial French Muslim charter against 'extremism'

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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 ...

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

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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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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur minority.

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French far-right leader praises Egypt for 'fighting radical Islam'

Marine Le Pen praised 'model' state Egypt for its alleged fight against 'radical Islam' in an interview with Egyptian state media.

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France says stance on radicalism distorted, not anti-Islam

France has defended itself against criticism over Islamophobia.

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Anti-extremism plan is law of freedom, says France PM

The proposed legislation, which clamps down on religious-based education, online hate speech and polygamy, has caused unease even among France's ...

Uighur Muslims 'forced to eat pork' in detention camps

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Uighur Muslims 'forced to eat pork' in detention camps

China has been forcing Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang to consume pork, a meat that is strictly prohibited in Islam, mostly in ...

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Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' to be ...

France could reduce visas to Maghreb due to 'radicalisation'

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France could reduce visas to Maghreb due to 'radicalisation'

The Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin presented a list of 231 individuals France wants to expel due to suspicions of 'radicalisation'.

Tunisia, Qatar propose 'Western-Islamic' conference: report

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Tunisia, Qatar propose 'Western-Islamic' conference: report

During a three-day visit to Doha, Tunisia's president proposed a 'Western-Islamic conference' aimed at achieving greater understanding between ...

French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

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French minister in Algiers to discuss terrorism, immigration

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin is in Algeria to discuss extremism and immigration.

US removes group blamed by China from terror list

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US removes group blamed by China from terror list

The US announced its removal of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, which China regularly blames for its crackdown on the Xinjiang region, from ...

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French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

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France ambassador to return to Turkey amid tensions

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the ambassador to Ankara will return to chase up clarification on recent statements made by ...

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Arson attack targets Turkish mosque in France

A Mosque in France's northern region was targeted by an unknown arsonist, the latest in a series of attacks against Muslims across France.

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Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

Thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz in support of Islam and its Prophet Muhammad on Saturday, amid rising tensions between Muslims and ...

Macron faces backlash after claiming 'secularism never killed anyone'

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Macron faces backlash after claiming 'secularism never killed anyone'

Amid global outrage at his remarks on Islam, Emmanuel Macron appears to have dug his heels in with his latest comment.

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to ...

France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

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France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

French authorities are seeking to ascertain whether the young Tunisian man suspected of killing three people inside a Nice church had outside ...

Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

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Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack

A Saudi citizen wounded a guard at the French consulate in Jeddah.

Knifeman kills three in suspected terror attack in France

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Knifeman kills three in suspected terror attack in France

Three have been killed outside a church in the French city of Nice in what is being described as an 'Islamo-fascist attack'

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