Four million Burmese entitled to get long-term residence in Saudi Arabia

Four million Burmese residents in Saudi Arabia are now entitled to obtain an ‘iqama,’ a long-term residence with job prospects. Sheikh of the Burmese community...

Pregnant Muslim woman beaten up in France for wearing the hijab

A heavily pregnant woman has been hospitalised in France after being attacked by two men in what her husband described as an "Islamophobic act". One...

Nearly every mosque in the Central African Republic has been destroyed

Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic (CAR) have been destroyed, the US ambassador to the United Nations said on...

Florida teacher suspended for allegedly calling Muslim pupil a “raghead Taliban”

A French teacher from Florida has been suspended for five days without pay after she was accused of calling her 14-year-old Muslim student a...

New York school apologises after student recites pledge of allegiance in Arabic

A school in New York state has apologised after receiving complaints because a student recited the US Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic. The school's foreign...

German court ends hijab ban for teachers

Germany's highest court has struck down a ban on headscarves for state school teachers as unconstitutional. The court ruled that a 2004 ban violated religious...

Malaysia ranked top destination for Muslim travelers

Malaysia has been ranked the top destination for Muslim travelers in a global survey, followed by Turkey, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Meanwhile,...

New York city officially recognises Eid as school holidays on calendar

New York City is now the largest school district in the United States to recognise the two Islamic festivals of Eid as holidays on...

French Muslim family accused of “radicalism” get their kids back

A French Muslim family who had their children taken away by the authorities in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks have got them...

Increase in Muslim converts in France after Charlie Hebdo

The number of people accepting Islam in France has increased significantly after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, with imams reporting a growing number of people...
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