Netherlands approves partial ban on face-covering garments like the niqab and burqa

The Netherlands has approved a ban on face-covering garments which include the niqab and the burqa in some public settings. The “limited prohibition” applies in...

Medieval Umayyad town in Spain designated a World Heritage site by UN

The remains of a medieval Muslim dynastic town in Spain have been made a World Heritage site by the United Nation’s cultural body UNESCO. Medina...
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia’s World Cup plane catches fire mid-air after “bird flew into engine”

Saudi Arabia's official team plane caught fire in mid-air as they flew to their next World Cup match on Wednesday. The Saudi team were on...

Imams, politicians and academics express outrage at Tariq Ramadan’s treatment

Nearly 100 imams, academics and journalists have written an open letter expressing outrage at Professor Tariq Ramadan's treatment by the French judiciary. Ramadan has been...

One rape accusation against Tariq Ramadan dropped

One of the rape accusations levelled against Tariq Ramadan has been dropped, according to his lawyer. At a hearing last week Professor Ramadan admitted having...

Erdogan slams Austrian decision to close seven mosques and expel imams

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed Austria's decision to shut down seven mosques and expel imams who it says are foreign-funded from the...

Denmark passes law banning the niqab and burqa

Denmark is the latest European country to have passed a law banning the niqab and the burqa. The law was passed by 75 votes to...

Egyptian lawyer launches €1bn lawsuit against Sergio Ramos over Mohamed Salah injury

An Egyptian lawyer has launched a €1bn (£873m) lawsuit against Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, amid fears that Liverpool's star forward Mohamed Salah may...
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Brave Malian immigrant in Paris rescues child hanging from balcony by scaling three storeys

An undocumented immigrant from Mali has been hailed as the “Spiderman of Paris” after he scaled three storeys of a building to rescue a...
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VIDEO: German man racially abuses Syrian family and sets dogs on them in a...

Video footage of a German man racially abusing a Syrian family and then setting his two dogs on them in a public park in...
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