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...

65-year-old Muslim man overpowers Norway mosque shooter

An elderly Muslim man is being hailed as a hero after he overpowered a gunman who was shooting inside a mosque in Norway. Retired Pakistani...

Far-right extremist who opened fire on Norway mosque jailed for 21 yrs

A far-right extremist in Norway has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for killing his Chinese-born stepsister and then opening fire on an...

Norway honours Oslo mosque shooting heroes

Norway has honoured two Muslim heroes who tackled a neo-Nazi gunmen at a mosque near Oslo last year.  Muhammad Rafiq, 66, and Mohammad Iqbal, who...

Norwegian PM defends protestors’ right to desecrate Quran

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has defended the right of people to desecrate the Quran in the name of freedom of speech. Solberg was speaking...

Norway killer to be detained in medical facility amid mental health concerns

The man who admitted killing five people in an attack in Norway is to be detained in a medical facility as questions mount about his...

Omicron: Norway bans alcohol in bars and restaurants

In order to restrict the spread of the Omicron variant, Norway has banned the serving of alcohol in bars and restaurants in order to...

Norway bans Quran burning protest after official Turkish complaint

Police in Norway have banned a planned Quran burning protest after the Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned the Norwegian ambassador to complain. A group of protesters...
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