Danish Muslims defy niqab ban

Hundreds of Muslim women in Denmark will defiantly wear niqabs when a nationwide ban on the face veil comes into action this week. 

Nigeria court acquits 80 Zakzaky supporters

A top Nigerian court has cleared dozens of the followers of prominent Shia cleric Ibrahim al-Zakzaky of criminal charges, raising hopes for the release of the cleric himself, who has been held captive for almost three years by the Abuja government.

Indonesia bans ISIS-linked group

The South Jakarta District Court has declared ISIS-affiliated group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah, or JAD, a forbidden organization over its involvement in high-profile terrorist attacks in Indonesia. 

India leaves 4 million off Assam citizens' list, triggers fear

More than 4 million people were excluded from a draft list of citizens released on Monday by a census official for India’s northeastern border state of Assam, in a long-running campaign against immigrants, sparking uncertainty about their future.

Kaduna state soldiers shot 4 mourners in Zaria

A combined team of soldiers and police on the orders of Governor El-Rufa'i opened fire on Shia Muslims in Zaria, Nigeria, while peacefully mourning the tragic killings of 34 people by the military under the Jonathan's administration in 2014, injuring 4 people with gunshots.

More bumps in the road for Athens mosque

The long-overdue project to provide a place of worship to the Greek capital’s growing Muslim population has been pushed back again, to late October.

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