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Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Great Mosque of Paris.
17/11/2015 - FRANCE

Paris mosque calls on Muslims to say « No to terror »

The Great Mosque of Paris called French Muslims on Tuesday to join anti-terror protest Friday and voice their commitment to the values of the Republic.

Muslim faithfuls pray to celebrate Eid at Ouagadougou's stadium.
24/09/2015 - Report: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso celebrates Eid as civilian rule returns

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Ouagadougou’s municipal stadium on Thursday for a mass prayer for Eid or Tabaski, as the Muslim holy day is called in Burkina Faso.

François Hollande walks with King Mohammed VI on his arrival at the airport in Tangier, 19 September 2015.
20/09/2015 - France

French Muslim group welcomes training of imams in Morocco

The Union of Mosques in France (UMF) welcomed Sunday's Franco-Moroccan statement on the training of imams, which “must be at the heart of any prevention programme in the fight against ...
Femen activists burst onto the stage at a Muslim women's fair in Pontoise, near Paris, on Saturday
14/09/2015 - FRANCE

Femen stages topless protest at Muslim women's fair

Two members of the Femen feminist group staged a topless protest at a Muslim women's fair near Paris this weekend.

09/09/2015 - France

French court debuts de-radicalisation programme

A French court will this month test a de-radicalisation programme for people convicted of offences related to radical Islam, with the exception of terrorist acts, French newspaper Le Parisien ...
Boko Haram fears spread burqa ban across parts of Africa
04/08/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Boko Haram fears spread burqa ban across parts of Africa

Niger has now joined Chad and Cameroon in banning the burqa — the full veil worn by some devout Muslims — after a series of attacks across the countries in which Boko Haram suicide ...
A security officer tries to protect Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic with an umbrella as he is stoned at Srebrenica
12/07/2015 - France - Bosnia-Herzegovina - Serbia

France condemns Serbian prime minister attack at Srebrenica

France has condemned a stone-throwing attack by an angry mob that forced Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to flee a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia ...
Suspected Uighurs from China's troubled far-western region of Xinjiang sit inside a temporary shelter after they were detained at the immigration regional headquarters near the Thailand-Malaysia border in Hat Yai, Songkla, 14 March 2014.
09/07/2015 - Turkey

Uighur deportation sparks anger in Turkey

Hundreds of Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking, largely Muslim minority, have been deported to China by the Thai authorities — despite calls for their protection.
A recent poll found that more than two-thirds of French are against a proposal to use empty churches as mosques
08/07/2015 - France

Sarkozy signs petition to protect empty churches from conversion to mosques

A proposal to use empty churches as mosques has drawn strong opposition in France, with a poll showing more than two-thirds against it and former president Nicolas Sarkozy signing an appeal entitled: ...
12/06/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan Muslim NGO bank accounts stay frozen despite terror links ruling

A Kenyan court ruled on Thursday that two Muslim rights groups must be removed from the government’s list of terrorist groups.