Saudi prepares to receive foreign Umrah pilgrims for first time in 8 months

Foreign Umrah pilgrims will be welcomed by Saudi Arabia from November 1 onwards. The Hajj and Umrah Terminal at the King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah,...

Sudan and Israel ‘to normalise ties within days’

Media reports strongly indicate that Israel and Sudan will reach a final agreement to normalise ties within the next few days. According to Israeli media, the...

French authorities to close down Muslim NGOs, declares them ‘enemies of the state’

The French authorities have said they will close down the prominent Muslim charity BarakaCity as well as the country's main anti-Islamophobia organisation - the...

French authorities close mosque, launch raids on Muslim organisations

Following the beheading of a schoolteacher on Friday, the French authorities have launched a huge operation against the so-called "Islamist movement" in an operation...

Muslim man denied German citizenship for refusing to shake woman’s hand

A Muslim man who passed the German naturalisation test but refused to shake hands with a female official has been denied citizenship. The Administrative...

Teacher who showed pupils Prophet caricatures beheaded in Paris

A man armed with a knife has beheaded a history teacher in front of his school in a suburb of Paris. The teacher had recently showed...

French police arrest Muslim activist after he launched anti Islamophobia campaign

French riot police have arrested Idriss Sihamedi, the president of the Muslim charity BarakaCity, after raiding his home. According to BarakaCity, Sihamedi was violently beaten...

U.S. Elections: Who is the “lesser evil” between Donald Trump and Joe Biden?

Hasnet Lais is an educator and journalist who writes on contemporary Muslim affairs. You can follow him on Twitter @haznet1.   Reeling from the effects of a...

Pakistani police no closer to finding killers of Maulana Adil Khan

Pakistani police still don't know the identity of those who murdered prominent Sunni leader Maulana Adil Khan in Karachi on Saturday. The head of Jamia...

Pakistan blames India as prominent Sunni leader is assassinated

The prominent Sunni scholar Maulana Adil Khan was shot dead in Karachi's Shah Faisal area last night, with Prime Minister Imran Khan calling it "an...
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