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France’s true face: Racism or secularism?

French minister’s racist comments on veiled Muslim women simply reflect systemic mainstream racism, say NGOsBy Hajer M’tiri PARIS - "There are women...

15,000 Muslims gather in South Africa for Ijitima

'We gather here to remind Muslims about the teachings of Islam and how they can live meaningful lives,' says Ijitma organizer ...

Cruz’s Muslim neighborhood proposal met with dismissal

Twittersphere ablaze in condemnation, satire following controversial proposal By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON -- A recent proposal to increase surveillance on Muslim-American communities...

Main suspects in 2014 Kenya terror attack acquitted

-2 Muslims acquitted of 60 counts of murder following the Mpeketoni terror attack carried out by Somalia’s Al ShababBy Magdalene Mukami NAIROBI, Kenya ...

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks

Cruz calls for patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods; Trump wants to 'study' mosques By Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON - Muslim refugees should be barred...

Merkel sticks to refugee policy despite election losses

German chancellor says unilateral measures will not solve refugee crisis, says she favors collective European solution in cooperation with TurkeyBERLIN – German Chancellor...

Satirical Muslim ads go up in New York’s subway stations

Signs poke fun at Islamophobia while promoting The Muslims Are Coming! documentaryBy Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON - A series of satirical ads have gone...

Kenya: Muslims, Christians honor Zero Discrimination Day

Hundreds of Muslims meet in Nairobi's Eastleigh to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day with Kenyans from other religionsBy Magdalene Mukami NAIROBI, Kenya - Hundreds...

Obama lambasts anti-Muslim sentiment, says it hurts US

'An attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths', Obama saysWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made his first visit...

Obama to address Muslim concerns during mosque visit

Muslims 'shouldn't be subjected to ridicule or targeting by anybody', White House saysWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will discuss issues affecting the Muslim...

US: White House announces Obama mosque visit

President Barack Obama to pay symbolic visit to Maryland mosque, his first as US leaderBy Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON - Barack Obama is...

Company, US workers clash after 150 Muslims fired

Ongoing dispute stems from worker’s desire to pray at meat packing plantBy Michael HernandezWASHINGTON -- The legal representative for approximately 150 Muslim workers...

Most Americans protect Christian freedom above others: poll

82 percent believe in protecting religious freedoms for Christians; 61 percent for MuslimsWASHINGTON -- Americans prioritize religious freedom for Christians above other faiths,...

US: Man suspected of making bomb to harm Muslims arrested

Police evacuate neighborhood and bomb squad team detonate homemade device in Richmond, Virginia, local media sayWASHINGTON - U.S. police arrested a man in Richmond,...

US Democratic hopeful rips Trump’s anti-Muslim remarks

'They want us to believe the average Muslim is a terrorist,' Democratic hopeful Sanders, a main challenger to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, saysWASHINGTON ...