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Extremist group in Germany on trial for plotting to attack Muslims and immigrants

Extremist group in Germany on trial for plotting to attack Muslims and immigrants

The trial of 11 suspected members of a far-right “terror” group has begun in the German city of Stuttgart.The suspects, aged between 32 and 61, were arrested in February last year.Prosecutors say the 11 men – all Germans – were…
Italian school prohibits Muslim students from fasting during the month of Ramadan

Italian school prohibits Muslim students from fasting during the month of Ramadan

A state of controversy and anger was sparked by the principal of an Italian elementary and middle school because of her issuance of a decision banning Muslim students from fasting in the great month of Ramadan.The circular and the decision…
British Muslims urged to have COVID jab during Ramadan

British Muslims urged to have COVID jab during Ramadan

Muslim doctors urged people who observe the great month of Ramadan to continue getting the Corona vaccine during the great month, stressing that the injection will not lead to breaking the fast.The British Health Services Authority and religious figures called…
Bulgaria: Muslims win 30 parliamentary seats in elections

Bulgaria: Muslims win 30 parliamentary seats in elections

Muslims in Bulgaria drew attention by winning 30 seats in the parliamentary elections that were held in the country on April 4.According to the final results of the Central Election Commission of Bulgaria, 30 Muslim and Turkish politicians entered the…
French Senate adds ban on prayers at universities to anti-Muslim law

French Senate adds ban on prayers at universities to anti-Muslim law

The French Senate approved Wednesday the addition of a ban on religious practices in university corridors to a controversial bill that French President Emmanuel Macron’s government believes will combat so-called “Islamist separatism,” but which is seen by rights organizations as…
Dutch mosque gets threatening letter

Dutch mosque gets threatening letter

A threatening letter was sent to a mosque in the central city of Almere, the Netherlands, containing threats and anti-Islam expressions, the mosque said on Friday.The message sent to the mosque contained the phrase “Islam does not belong to the…
British Defense Secretary admits his forces have committed war crimes in Iraq

British Defense Secretary admits his forces have committed war crimes in Iraq

British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace admitted, on Tuesday, that British soldiers committed war crimes in Iraq, but excluded the crime of Iraqi Saeed Shabram, saying it was not a war crime.The Telegraph stated in a report, that the British Defense…
The Independent: Fears among Muslim women in Switzerland about the increase in Islamophobia

The Independent: Fears among Muslim women in Switzerland about the increase in Islamophobia

The Independent confirmed in a report prepared by Samuel Osborne, that Muslim women feel fear after the Swiss vote to ban the wearing of the veil in public places.Activists were reported warning that the ban would lead to an increase…
Pope calls for end to war, violence, and ‘race for new weaponry’ in Easter message

Pope calls for end to war, violence, and ‘race for new weaponry’ in Easter message

Pope Francis condemned the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, and Libya, calling for an end to the “clash of arms” in his Easter message.In the address, Francis said it was scandalous that “armed conflicts have not ended and military arsenals are…
Arson at Mosque under Construction in Netherlands

Arson at Mosque under Construction in Netherlands

A mosque under construction in Gouda, the Netherlands, was set on fire in the night from Friday to Saturday.The police report that a 40-year-old man without a permanent residency has been arrested. His role in the arson is still unclear.“We…
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