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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Muslims

This month
November 2023
Anti-immigration groups use Israel-Gaza violence to push antisemitism and Islamophobia online
A report by
Shane Raymond
Online activists in Ireland have attempted to use the conflict to incite hatred of Jews or Arabs or, in some cases, both.
All time
Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year
Since 10 May, the Irish Government has allowed in-person religious services.
Sri Lanka announces plans to ban burka and close over 1,000 Islamic schools
Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka.
Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha
“Your community has shown selfless dedication in the administration of healthcare and on the frontline,” Muslim worshipers were told.
Bosnia marks 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
Simon Coveney said Irish people should “remember this event for what it was: an appalling act of genocide”
Garda Liaison Officer deployed to Malaysia to assist in case of missing teen Nóra Quoirin
Nóra went missing from a Malaysian resort six days ago.
Biker gangs to stand guard outside mosques during first Friday prayer service since terror attack
Gangs have said they will protect Muslims at various locations across New Zealand tomorrow.
US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban
The court ruled five-four that the most recent version of the ban was valid.
France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims
The suspects were being monitored by France’s DGSI intelligence agency.
Trump hosts iftar dinner at White House, as demonstrators protest immigration laws
Trump defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office.
German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'
Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.
Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.
Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains
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.
Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week
The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.
Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban
“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” he wrote.
Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban
Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.
Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light
The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.
Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack
Hopkins became the subject of a police review after the Manchester bombing on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.
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.
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.
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.
Trump hits back at parents of dead soldier who said he had "sacrificed nothing"
“She probably, maybe she wasn’t allowed to have anything to say. You tell me.”
"Where does this stop?": Obama intervenes to slam 'loose talk' about Muslims
“Are we going to start discriminating them because of their faith?”
"If Donald Trump wants to visit an Islamic centre in Ireland, he's more than welcome"
Trump is in Ireland later this month.
Muslim students told they don't have to shake hands with female teachers
It has caused some consternation in Switzerland.
'A victory for Isis would be a Europe crippled by fear and suspicion'
A victory for Isis would see Muslim citizens even further reviled, harassed and ghettoised in European cities, writes Donal O’Keeffe.
Muslim woman has bottle thrown at her in racist Dublin attack
A new report from the Immigrant Council of Ireland highlights anti-Muslim racism in the capital.
Outrage over Polish magazine cover depicting the "Islamic Rape of Europe"
The picture has been compared to Nazi propaganda.
Inside America's first Muslim-majority city
Hamtramck voted in favour of a Muslim call to prayer in 2004.
American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight
The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.
Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs
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 say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers
Two people died in the attack.
Trump slammed as a "chaos candidate" as Republican race heats up
The real estate mogul was criticised by other candidates for his comments about Muslims.
Here's a glimpse of what Donald Trump's America will look like
Pondering what Donald Trump’s presidency might be like is scary, writes Larry Donnelly.