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# muslim - Monday 13 July, 2020

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Major Muslim celebration to be held in Croke Park in the coming month

Jul 13th 2020, 2:14 PM 10,116 Views 23 Comments

Croke Park is the preferred setting for the celebration of the next major event on the Muslim calendar.

# muslim - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid amid curfews and virus fears
# Eid
# Eid

Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid amid curfews and virus fears

May 24th 2020, 11:36 AM 19,045 Views 48 Comments

This year, many can only celebrate at home, with virus fears dampening the holiday spirit.

# muslim - Sunday 1 December, 2019

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

How young people are using TikTok to discuss elections, wars and now China's internment camps

Dec 1st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,124 Views 7 Comments

China this week apologised for removing a US teen’s video condemning Beijing’s crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang.

# muslim - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect
# Burqa Ban
# Burqa Ban

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect

Aug 1st 2019, 9:30 PM 37,507 Views 74 Comments

Between 200 and 400 women are estimated to wear a burqa or niqab in the country of 17 million people.

# muslim - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs
# Difference Is You
# Difference Is You

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs

Apr 4th 2019, 5:28 PM 26,080 Views 98 Comments

The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.

# muslim - Monday 25 March, 2019

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

French Muslim group sues Facebook and YouTube over New Zealand shooting video

Mar 25th 2019, 8:05 PM 17,098 Views 58 Comments

Facebook France told AFP by e-mail that it would study the suit, adding that “acts of terror and hatred speech have no place on Facebook”.

# muslim - Friday 15 March, 2019

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'

Mar 15th 2019, 4:13 PM 19,890 Views 51 Comments

Martin said that some of this anti-Islamic sentiment came from publications “purporting to be of Catholic inspiration”.

# muslim - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?
# Blasphemy
# Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

Nov 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 30,716 Views 51 Comments

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

# muslim - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'
# Bojo Strikes Again
# Bojo Strikes Again

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,639 Views 39 Comments

The UK’s former foreign secretary also compared the women to letterboxes.

# muslim - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,515 Views 75 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 29,250 Views 78 Comments

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
# Moving Us Embassy
# Moving Us Embassy

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,113 Views 232 Comments

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
# Britain First
# Britain First

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

Nov 29th 2017, 12:32 PM 28,552 Views 157 Comments

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
# Removal Of Imam
# Removal Of Imam

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

Oct 20th 2017, 7:42 AM 11,577 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Sep 18th 2017, 11:35 PM 28,224 Views 64 Comments

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
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

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

Sep 11th 2017, 11:33 AM 9,053 Views 63 Comments

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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

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

Sep 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,391 Views 79 Comments

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
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

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

Sep 7th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,220 Views 272 Comments

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
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

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

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 19,708 Views 83 Comments

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
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 2:10 PM 34,019 Views 54 Comments

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?
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?

Jun 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 26,644 Views 112 Comments

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
# Terror
# Terror

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

Jun 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,634 Views 42 Comments

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
# Radicalistion
# Radicalistion

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

Jun 6th 2017, 1:33 PM 34,463 Views 149 Comments

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
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

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

Jun 1st 2017, 7:13 AM 9,683 Views 12 Comments

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
# Oregon
# Oregon

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

May 28th 2017, 1:12 PM 31,765 Views 42 Comments

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
# Hearts And Minds
# Hearts And Minds

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

May 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 20,263 Views 38 Comments

“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
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

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

May 25th 2017, 12:03 AM 101,947 Views 192 Comments

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
# Sacred
# Sacred

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

Apr 5th 2017, 8:58 AM 16,339 Views 29 Comments

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
# Stop Right Now
# Stop Right Now

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

Mar 16th 2017, 8:46 AM 12,125 Views 55 Comments

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
# Religion
# Religion

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

Mar 14th 2017, 10:53 AM 15,840 Views 147 Comments

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
# Breaking The Mould

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

Feb 27th 2017, 8:53 AM 23,371 Views 43 Comments

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
# High Stakes
# High Stakes

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

Feb 8th 2017, 7:10 AM 16,907 Views 95 Comments

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'
# Behind The Veil
# Behind The Veil

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

Feb 5th 2017, 9:00 PM 52,418 Views 177 Comments

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
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

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

Feb 4th 2017, 2:00 PM 56,495 Views 104 Comments

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
# Airport Protests

Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban

Jan 29th 2017, 7:34 AM 33,304 Views 65 Comments

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
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Refugees detained at airports after Trump bans them from entering US

Jan 28th 2017, 2:55 PM 59,407 Views 299 Comments

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
# Gun Attack
# Gun Attack

Manhunt in Zurich after three injured in Muslim prayer hall shooting

Dec 19th 2016, 9:50 PM 23,059 Views 30 Comments

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%
# Report
# Report

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

Nov 15th 2016, 7:02 AM 12,230 Views 62 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Oct 26th 2016, 7:44 AM 46,523 Views 118 Comments

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
# Stoning Of The Devil
# Stoning Of The Devil

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

Sep 10th 2016, 8:41 PM 25,775 Views 219 Comments

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.

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