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# muslim - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'I want to join ISIS': How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland?

The number of people who have radical or extreme Islamic views here varies from a handful to over 100, depending on who you ask.

# muslim - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Christmas as a Muslim: 'My mom was always careful that we'd never feel left out'

I’ve always loved Christmas, as much as a Muslim can, writes Meriem Ahmed.

# muslim - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# muslim - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Donald Trump has been retweeting anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right leader

The videos had been shared by deputy leader of Britain First, Jayda Fransen.

# muslim - Friday 20 October, 2017

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

Leading members of the local Muslim community have called for peace after the incident.

# muslim - Monday 18 September, 2017

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

# muslim - Monday 11 September, 2017

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

# muslim - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

# muslim - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

# muslim - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

# muslim - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

# muslim - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?

Muslims from the Blanchardstown mosque in Dublin had their say.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

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”.

# muslim - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Philippines kills 10 of its own soldiers in airstrike meant to hit ISIS

Security forces have been battling militants in Marawi, a major Muslim city in the predominantly Catholic country.

# muslim - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'They died as heroes': Tributes for men killed after intervening in racist incident on a train

A man shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two girls, then stabbed the two men who intervened to death.

# muslim - 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?’.”

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Muslim man killed after being attacked by hundreds of 'cow vigilantes' in India

Cows are considered sacred in the Hindu religion.

# muslim - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Trump travel ban was halted because it would cause "irreparable injury" if it went ahead

A federal court in Hawaii halted the revised executive order yesterday.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'The vast majority of Muslims would not be affected': Judges grill lawyers over US travel ban

During a hearing yesterday, government lawyers argued that Trump’s immigration curbs were motivated by national security concerns.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Saturday 4 February, 2017

US State Department reverses visa ban after judge halted Trump's order

The Department of Justice now intends to file for an emergency stay of this order.

# muslim - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban Airport Protests This post contains videos

Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban

The American Civil Liberties Union won a legal challenge, describing Trump’s move as a ban on Muslims.

# muslim - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hate crimes against Muslims in the US up by nearly 70%

The number rose to 257 reported incidents last year.

# muslim - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man thanks Aer Lingus for removing passenger over his "unacceptable" behaviour towards Muslims

As one of the crew said “We are all equal”, wrote the man.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Unacceptable and false': French PM slams New York Times article about Muslim women in France

The women who were interviewed spoke of discrimination and “persecution”.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - 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.”

# muslim - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Priest killer buried in France in a discreet funeral

France has wrestled with the conundrum of where to bury the terrorists.

# muslim - 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.

# muslim - Monday 1 August, 2016

France has 'shut 20 radical Islam-preaching mosques'

There are some 2,500 mosques and prayer halls in France, about 120 of which are considered to be preaching radical Salafism.

# muslim - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Irish Muslims invite LGBT community to event to celebrate Ramadan

The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims have been fasting for almost a month now.

# muslim - Sunday 12 June, 2016

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