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Nigeria court ruling to uphold Hijab ban angers Muslims in Lagos

Nigeria court ruling to uphold Hijab ban angers Muslims in Lagos

Nigerian Muslims have expressed anger at a ruling by a court in the country to maintain a ban on Hijab in public primary and secondary schools of Lagos city. The… Read more »

Malaysia: Muslims who Skip Friday Prayers Face Jail Sentence

Malaysia: Muslims who Skip Friday Prayers Face Jail Sentence

A decision by religious authorities in northeast Malay heartland state of Kelantan to imprison men who skip Friday prayers three weeks consecutively without a reason for one year has been… Read more »

Australia New Laws Ban Passages of Qur’an

Australia New Laws Ban Passages of Qur’an

Feeling targeted by the new anti-terror laws, Australian Muslim scholars have demanded the removal of the offence of “advocating terrorism” from the so-called Foreign Fighters Bill, seeing its broad definition… Read more »

U.S. Supreme Court to decide if Muslim prison inmates can grow beards

U.S. Supreme Court to decide if Muslim prison inmates can grow beards

US Supreme Court justices have voiced doubts over whether a Muslim prisoner’s beard can threaten the security of a prison in Arkansas. In a court hearing held on Tuesday, arguments… Read more »

Ben Affleck defends Muslims on American TV show

Ben Affleck defends Muslims on American TV show

WASHINGTON: Hollywood A-lister Ben Affleck defended world Muslims on a TV talk show hosted by a fellow liberal. Affleck, well known for his progressive views, was promoting his latest film… Read more »

Turkey ranks 3rd most generous donor country

Turkey ranks 3rd most generous donor country

Turkey has become the third most generous country in the world with its $1.6 billion in humanitarian aid in 2014, after the United States and the United Kingdom, which gave… Read more »

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid as Hajj comes to an end

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid as Hajj comes to an end

Over two million Muslims took part in the the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj in Saudi Arabia this year. On Saturday this culminated in the start of Eid al-Adha, the feast… Read more »

Muslim hate crime ‘rises 65% in London’

Muslim hate crime ‘rises 65% in London’

Hate crime against Muslims in London has risen by 65% over the last 12 months, Metropolitan Police figures show. Islamophobic hate crime offences have increased from 344 to 570 in… Read more »

Erdogan: No one is addressing the causes of terrorism

Erdogan: No one is addressing the causes of terrorism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that “humanity is facing a case of international terrorism and it is threatening world security”, adding that “everyone is talking about the consequences, but… Read more »

UK Preacher Anjem Choudary released on bail after counter-terrorism investigation arrests

UK Preacher Anjem Choudary released on bail after counter-terrorism investigation arrests

London: The controversial British Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary was released from police custody on bail on Friday, after being arrested on suspicion of involvement in terrorism. Choudary, one of the most… Read more »