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Far-right French Politician ‘Maxence Buttey’ Reverts to Islam

Far-right French Politician ‘Maxence Buttey’ Reverts to Islam

In a shocking decision to Marine Le Pen’s party, a French far-right councilor has reverted to Islam, sending a video message to officials of the anti-immigration party to praise the… 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 »

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 »

Anjem Choudary among nine arrested in London anti-terrorism raid

Anjem Choudary among nine arrested in London anti-terrorism raid

Police have arrested Anjem Choudary, one of the most popular Islamist activist in Britain, and raided 19 premises including one containing a sweet shop as they investigated the alleged encouraging… Read more »

Muslim girl banned in British school over Islamic veil

Muslim girl banned in British school over Islamic veil

A top London school has banned one of its Muslim students from wearing the niqab, the full-face veil. Camden School for Girls has banned the 16-year-old from studying for her… Read more »

Turkish Government Removes Ban on Hijab in Schools

Turkish Government Removes Ban on Hijab in Schools

ISTANBUL – Turkey has lifted a decades-long ban on wearing hijab in high schools, marking a historic move that is expected to anger the country’s secularists, Anadolu Agency reported on… Read more »

Backlash over Britain first’s ‘ban the burqa’ poster

Backlash over Britain first’s ‘ban the burqa’ poster

An image of Afghanistan’s first female police officer is being used to promote an anti-burqa campaign by the Britain First party, causing uproar against the far-right nationalist political movement. The… Read more »

130,000 Syrian enters Turkey to escape ISIS advance in Syria

130,000 Syrian enters Turkey to escape ISIS advance in Syria

More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have fled across the border into Turkey, escaping an advance by Islamic State jihadists, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on Sept. 22. “The… Read more »