Germany’s teachers’ association welcome hijab ban for Muslim schoolgirls under 14

The Teachers' Association of Germany welcomed a proposal last Monday from the municipal government of the country's most-populous state North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) to ban...

Belgium bans halal slaughtering

A ban on Muslim and Jewish methods of ritually slaughtering animals has come into force in Belgium. The ban brings Belgium in line with...

Belgian diplomat rips off Qatari princess’ niqab

A senior Belgian diplomat and chief of protocol has admitted to removing the niqab of a Qatari princess by force. Jean-Marie Pire, 60, is employed by...

Swiss school tells Muslim pupil to take off hijab in class

A high school in the canton of Bern has banned a Muslim pupil from wearing the hijab in class, Swiss media reported on Monday. The...
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Rome airport staff refuse to allow woman to board flight without removing hijab for...

A Muslim woman has been told by Rome Airport staff that she would have to take off her hijab for a security check if...

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...

Hungarian camerawoman filmed tripping up and kicking Syrian refugees faces jail

A Hungarian camerawoman who was filmed tripping up a Syrian refugee as he ran from police carrying his young son has been charged with breaching the...

Tensions rise as Sweden hit by third mosque arson attack in a week

Swedish police launched a manhunt on Thursday after the third arson attack against a mosque in a week, amid growing tensions over the rise...

Syrian refugee says Islam was the reason he returned €150,000 he found in wardrobe

A Syrian refugee has been praised for handing in a significant amount of money to German police which he found in his wardrobe, the Independent reports. Muhannad...

Protest in Italy over building of new mosque next to Leaning Tower of Pisa

Campaigners in the central Italian region of Tuscany are opposing a plan to build a mosque near the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa.  They have...
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