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# islam - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# islam - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public

The court ruled that the ban sought to guarantee social cohesion.

# islam - Saturday 1 July, 2017

# islam - Friday 30 June, 2017

Man arrested after attempting to drive 4x4 into Paris mosque

According to judicial authorities, he was not under the influence of alcohol.

# islam - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?

Muslims from the Blanchardstown mosque in Dublin had their say.

# islam - Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

# islam - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'

Ramadan is that one month where you can easily focus on your spirituality in a busy world, writes Hajar Akl.

# islam - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.

# islam - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying

Imam Ibrahim Noonan said people were upset by the incident.

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland

The chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council has said people who have been radicalised “need professional help”.

# islam - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”

# islam - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# islam - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism Saudi Speech This post contains videos

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism

Donald Trump was delivering a much anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia.

# islam - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

# islam - Monday 8 May, 2017

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today

His administration has tried to bar travellers from six Muslim-majority countries entering the US.

# islam - Friday 5 May, 2017

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

# islam - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060

Islam has 1.8 billion followers, but a Muslim baby boom is expected.

# islam - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

# islam - Monday 27 February, 2017

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one Breaking The Mould This post contains videos

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one

The actor became the first Muslim actor to win one.

# islam - Friday 24 February, 2017

'No woman should have to cover her head for fear of offending religious values'

Women have the right to dress exactly as they want. The right to cover is just as important as the right to uncover, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# islam - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon

The National Front candidate promptly refused and made a brief statement to journalists before leaving.

# islam - Sunday 5 February, 2017

An Irishwoman on converting to Islam: 'It excited me. It wasn't anything I thought it was'

We spoke to a Waterford woman about why she converted to Islam and the benefits of wearing a hijab.

# islam - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Austria promises ban on face veil in public places

The ban is part of raft of measures aimed at fending off the far-right.

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

# islam - Monday 19 December, 2016

Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting

Police are scouring the streets for the attacker this evening, carrying lamps and using sniffer dogs.

# islam - Monday 21 November, 2016

Over 100 arrested at Dutch anti-fascist protest, as Geert Wilders trial proceeds

About 200 protesters had gathered for the demonstration, organised under the slogan “Stop oppression against anti-facists and anarchists”.

# islam - Friday 11 November, 2016

Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win

A number of incidents are said to have taken place since Donald Trump’s victory.

# islam - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The42 British Olympic medallist handed two-month ban for mocking Islam in video Time Out

British Olympic medallist handed two-month ban for mocking Islam in video

Lisburn native Luke Carson received a reprimand for his role in the incident.

# islam - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Writer who was facing charges for disrespecting Islam shot dead outside court

Nahed Hattar was charged with inciting sectarian strife and insulting Islam.

# islam - Saturday 10 September, 2016

The annual hajj pilgrimage will climax for around 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims tonight

Last year’s hajj stampede which killed roughly 2,300 people, many of them Iranians, magnified frictions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which is holding its own event in Karbala, Iraq.

# islam - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Gardaí not reviewing uniform policy about hijabs

Police forces in Scotland and Canada have announced they are allowing female members to wear the hijab.

# islam - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

# islam - Friday 19 August, 2016

Nice becomes latest French city to ban burkini

The wording of the ban refers specifically to last month’s Bastille Day truck attack.

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban

Last week he unveiled tough new anti-terror measures which included a proposal to strip jihadist fighters of their German nationality.

# islam - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl

Around 100 police were deployed to break up the fight between locals and families of North African origin.

# islam - Friday 12 August, 2016

Canadian shot dead after detonating explosive had links to global terrorism network

Aaron Driver (24) was killed on Wednesday during a police raid outside to home he was staying in.

# islam - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Two suspected jihadists arrested in Brussels after terror raids

“Both are suspected of planning a terrorist attack somewhere in Belgium,” a spokesman said

# islam - Sunday 10 July, 2016

'Try it tomorrow and see': Gambian president promises 20-year jail terms for child marriage

“The Imam and those that preside over the marriage ceremony would also be sent to jail. If you want to know whether what I am saying is true or not, try it tomorrow and see.”

# islam - Monday 4 July, 2016

Not eating until 10pm every night: Here's what Ramadan is like for me in Ireland

After never adhering to Ramadan while growing up, Mohammed Rahman began doing so a few years ago. He writes about what it’s like for a Muslim in Ireland.

# islam - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Fianna Fáil TD apologises for asking how many Muslims have applied for Irish citizenship

Eamon Scanlon said that the question had been “misinterpreted”.

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