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# muslims - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year
# Eid Mubarak
# Eid Mubarak

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year

May 13th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,833 Views 7 Comments

Since 10 May, the Irish Government has allowed in-person religious services.

# muslims - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Sri Lanka announces plans to ban burka and close over 1,000 Islamic schools
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka announces plans to ban burka and close over 1,000 Islamic schools

Mar 13th 2021, 3:58 PM 31,325 Views 0 Comments

Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka.

# muslims - Friday 31 July, 2020

Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha
# Eid Mubarak
# Eid Mubarak

Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha

Updated Jul 31st 2020, 3:00 PM 95,022 Views 197 Comments

“Your community has shown selfless dedication in the administration of healthcare and on the frontline,” Muslim worshipers were told.

# muslims - Saturday 11 July, 2020

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
# Atrocity
# Atrocity

Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Jul 11th 2020, 7:32 PM 18,187 Views 19 Comments

Simon Coveney said Irish people should “remember this event for what it was: an appalling act of genocide”

# muslims - Friday 9 August, 2019

Garda Liaison Officer deployed to Malaysia to assist in case of missing teen Nóra Quoirin
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Garda Liaison Officer deployed to Malaysia to assist in case of missing teen Nóra Quoirin

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 8:49 PM 63,470 Views 51 Comments

Nóra went missing from a Malaysian resort six days ago.

# muslims - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack

Mar 21st 2019, 9:24 AM 57,144 Views 0 Comments

Gangs have said they will protect Muslims at various locations across New Zealand tomorrow.

# muslims - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban
# No Entry
# No Entry

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban

Jun 26th 2018, 4:34 PM 9,787 Views 114 Comments

The court ruled five-four that the most recent version of the ban was valid.

# muslims - Monday 25 June, 2018

France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims
# Violent Acts
# Violent Acts

France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims

Jun 25th 2018, 7:21 AM 8,504 Views 29 Comments

The suspects were being monitored by France’s DGSI intelligence agency.

# muslims - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Trump hosts iftar dinner at White House, as demonstrators protest immigration laws
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

Trump hosts iftar dinner at White House, as demonstrators protest immigration laws

Jun 7th 2018, 8:18 AM 9,389 Views 13 Comments

Trump defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office.

# muslims - Sunday 18 March, 2018

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'
# Integration
# Integration

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Mar 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 11,107 Views 70 Comments

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

# muslims - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,303 Views 25 Comments

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

# muslims - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains
# Culture Of Fear
# Culture Of Fear

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 18,206 Views 104 Comments

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

# muslims - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week
# Rohingya
# Rohingya

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week

Sep 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,102 Views 57 Comments

The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.

# muslims - Friday 14 July, 2017

Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban
# Relatives
# Relatives

Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban

Jul 14th 2017, 9:49 AM 11,595 Views 28 Comments

“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” he wrote.

# muslims - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Jun 27th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,818 Views 45 Comments

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

# muslims - Monday 26 June, 2017

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light

Jun 26th 2017, 3:59 PM 21,920 Views 38 Comments

The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.

# muslims - Friday 26 May, 2017

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack
# Gone
# Gone

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 11:01 AM 76,703 Views 189 Comments

Hopkins became the subject of a police review after the Manchester bombing on Monday.

# muslims - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban
# Courts
# Courts

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

May 15th 2017, 10:58 AM 9,553 Views 42 Comments

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

# muslims - Monday 8 May, 2017

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today
# Religious Bias
# Religious Bias

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today

May 8th 2017, 7:57 AM 14,482 Views 19 Comments

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

# muslims - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon
# Islamic Veil
# Islamic Veil

Le Pen sparks controversy by refusing to wear veil in Lebanon

Feb 21st 2017, 1:47 PM 25,749 Views 113 Comments

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

# muslims - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

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

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

Jan 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 10,365 Views 37 Comments

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

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
# Alexandre Bissonnette
# Alexandre Bissonnette

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump

Jan 31st 2017, 8:45 AM 18,054 Views 104 Comments

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.

# muslims - Friday 11 November, 2016

Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win
# President-elect
# President-elect

Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win

Nov 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 23,497 Views 126 Comments

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

# muslims - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl
# Corsica
# Corsica

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl

Aug 15th 2016, 9:28 PM 43,229 Views 273 Comments

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

# muslims - Monday 1 August, 2016

France has 'shut 20 radical Islam-preaching mosques'
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

France has 'shut 20 radical Islam-preaching mosques'

Aug 1st 2016, 4:57 PM 35,496 Views 150 Comments

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

# muslims - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Trump hits back at parents of dead soldier who said he had "sacrificed nothing"
# Khizr Khan
# Khizr Khan

Trump hits back at parents of dead soldier who said he had "sacrificed nothing"

Jul 30th 2016, 6:26 PM 53,050 Views 217 Comments

“She probably, maybe she wasn’t allowed to have anything to say. You tell me.”

# muslims - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

"Where does this stop?": Obama intervenes to slam 'loose talk' about Muslims
# Orlando Shooting
# Orlando Shooting

"Where does this stop?": Obama intervenes to slam 'loose talk' about Muslims

Jun 15th 2016, 8:59 AM 13,837 Views 161 Comments

“Are we going to start discriminating them because of their faith?”

# muslims - Sunday 12 June, 2016

"If Donald Trump wants to visit an Islamic centre in Ireland, he's more than welcome"
# Come On In
# Come On In

"If Donald Trump wants to visit an Islamic centre in Ireland, he's more than welcome"

Jun 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,287 Views 55 Comments

Trump is in Ireland later this month.

# muslims - Monday 4 April, 2016

Muslim students told they don't have to shake hands with female teachers
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Muslim students told they don't have to shake hands with female teachers

Apr 4th 2016, 7:30 PM 33,574 Views 167 Comments

It has caused some consternation in Switzerland.

# muslims - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'A victory for Isis would be a Europe crippled by fear and suspicion'
# Column
# Column

'A victory for Isis would be a Europe crippled by fear and suspicion'

Mar 26th 2016, 7:30 PM 76 Views 176 Comments

A victory for Isis would see Muslim citizens even further reviled, harassed and ghettoised in European cities, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# muslims - Monday 22 February, 2016

Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack
# Islamophobia
# Islamophobia

Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack

Feb 22nd 2016, 9:06 AM 37,675 Views 301 Comments

A new report from the Immigrant Council of Ireland highlights anti-Muslim racism in the capital.

# muslims - Friday 19 February, 2016

Outrage over Polish magazine cover depicting the "Islamic Rape of Europe"
# W Sieci
# W Sieci

Outrage over Polish magazine cover depicting the "Islamic Rape of Europe"

Feb 19th 2016, 8:20 AM 41,414 Views 256 Comments

The picture has been compared to Nazi propaganda.

# muslims - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Inside America's first Muslim-majority city
# Hamtramck
# Hamtramck

Inside America's first Muslim-majority city

Jan 23rd 2016, 9:15 AM 27,558 Views 92 Comments

Hamtramck voted in favour of a Muslim call to prayer in 2004.

# muslims - Thursday 21 January, 2016

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight
# New York
# New York

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

Jan 21st 2016, 11:03 PM 26,421 Views 68 Comments

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

# muslims - Monday 18 January, 2016

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs
# Ban On Entry
# Ban On Entry

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs

Jan 18th 2016, 9:59 PM 19,921 Views 155 Comments

The Westminster debate was triggered by a public petition which has attracted more than 575,000 signatures from people who want the Republican presidential hopeful kept out.

# muslims - Monday 28 December, 2015

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
# Trolling
# Trolling

Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS

Dec 28th 2015, 7:07 PM 26,552 Views 34 Comments

Priorities.

# muslims - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers
# Saved
# Saved

Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:47 PM 26,176 Views 95 Comments

Two people died in the attack.

# muslims - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Trump slammed as a "chaos candidate" as Republican race heats up
# Debate
# Debate

Trump slammed as a "chaos candidate" as Republican race heats up

Dec 16th 2015, 8:29 AM 11,368 Views 87 Comments

The real estate mogul was criticised by other candidates for his comments about Muslims.

# muslims - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here's a glimpse of what Donald Trump's America will look like
# Opinion
# Opinion

Here's a glimpse of what Donald Trump's America will look like

Dec 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 104 Views 49 Comments

Pondering what Donald Trump’s presidency might be like is scary, writes Larry Donnelly.

# muslims - Friday 11 December, 2015

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today
# Goodwill
# Goodwill

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today

Dec 11th 2015, 5:53 PM 24,126 Views 131 Comments

Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.

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