Nicolas Anelka decries France’s growing Islamophobia

French footballer, Nicolas Anelka, reflects on his life 20 years after accepting Islam, and laments over the increasing Islamophobia and discrimination against Muslims in...

Islamic books selling out in France after Charlie Hebdo attacks

Islamic books are selling out in France after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January raised uncomfortable questions about Europe’s fastest-growing religion. A special...

French Mayor suspended after calling on France to ban Islam

A French mayor has been suspended after calling for the country to ban Islam on Twitter. Robert Chardon, the UMP mayor of Venelles in southern...

French public opinion more pro-Muslim after Charlie Hebdo attacks

Despite a sharp increase in anti-Muslim incidents in France since the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January, new research suggests that French public opinion is...

Marine Le Pen goes on trial charged with Islamophobic hate speech

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party, appeared in court earlier this week in Lyon on hate speech charges, after...

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Paris attacks killing 127 people

France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 127 people were killed in a night of gun and...

Statement by ISIS claiming responsibility for Paris attacks

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the deadly attacks in Paris, calling them “the first of the storm” and mocking France as a “capital of...

French Muslim woman slashed with box-cutter in Marseille

A Muslim woman was slashed in the face with a box-cutter in Marseille as hate crimes spike after the Paris attacks. Anti-Muslim hate crimes appear...

France plans to close up to 160 mosques in response to Paris attacks

France is looking to close up to 160 mosques as part of a nationwide police operation under the state of emergency, which was declared...

Paris airport fires two Muslim staff because “their beards were too long”

Two Muslim security guards have claimed they were fired from a Paris airport because their "beards were too long". The men have launched legal action...