Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

The famous Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has converted to Islam and taken the new name "Shuhada' Davitt." In a tweet which is thought to be...

United Nations condemns France’s face veil ban

The Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Committee has criticised France's so-called "burqa ban," saying it violated the rights of two Muslim women who were...

Most non-Muslims in Western Europe favour restrictions on Muslim women’s clothing

Most non-Muslim adults in Western Europe favour at least some restrictions on the religious clothing of Muslim women who live in their country, according...
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: “You can’t confine an eagle to a cage”

Speaking to a crowd full of supporters in Dagestan, the UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, said that he "begged God every day" to face...

Danish police investigate officer who hugged a niqabi

A Danish policewoman who hugged a Muslim protester wearing the niqab is under investigation, the country's police complaints body has said. The officer hugged the...

Far-right party makes significant gains in Swedish elections

An anti-immigrant party with its roots in Neo-Nazism has made significant gains in the Swedish general election.  The Sweden Democrats won around 18% of the...

German city removes Erdogan statue after it was defaced

The German city of Wiesbaden has removed a 4m golden statue of Turkey's president after it was defaced with the words "Turkish Hitler." The statue...
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Tariq Ramadan’s daughter calls for justice on his 56th birthday

Maryam Ramadan, the daughter of jailed Muslim academic Professor Tariq Ramadan, marks his 56th birthday by making this appeal for supporters to contact their...

Muslim woman denied French citizenship after refusing to shake hands with official

A French court has upheld a ruling denying an Algerian woman citizenship after she refused to shake the hand of an official. The woman, who...

Swedish woman who refused to shake hands at job interview paid compensation

A Swedish woman has won compensation after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake with a male interviewer. Farah Alhajeh, 24, was...
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