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Indonesia: Giant Chinese deity statue covered in sheet after Muslims protest
  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:10

A GIANT statue of a Chinese deity has been covered up by a white sheet in Indonesia earlier this week amid rising concerns of Islamist fundamentalism ...

Malaysian marriage amendment bill passes with benefits for Muslims intact
  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 03:14

In Malaysia, where there exists a dual legal system of both secular and sharia courts, Muslim spouses benefit from a distinct advantage in custody tri...

Bosnia's Muslims, Jews, Christians chide politicians
  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:27

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's religious leaders say politicians are standing in the way of peaceful coexistence between Muslim, Jewish and Christian c...

YC-backed Muzmatch definitely doesn’t want to be Tinder for Muslims
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:41

 Don’t describe YC-backed Muzmatch’s dating app as a ‘Tinder for Muslims’. Co-founders Shahzad Younas and Ryan Brodie are...

Muslims protest metal detectors at reopened Temple Mount
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:17

Muslims protested the addition of metal detectors at Jerusalem's Temple Mount compound in Old Jerusalem, which reopened after a deadly attack two days...

Malaysia: Deputy PM confirms caning under Syariah law ‘only’ for Muslims
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:10

MALAYSIA’s Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has emphasised legislative changes introducing public caning for moral offences in Kelantan is ...

'Open air prison': China's Uighur Muslims struggle under 'police state'
  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:41

Over the last year, Beijing has flooded Xinjiang with tens of thousands of security personnel. No one is permitted to pray in public or grow a beard b...

An American agency denounces the treatment of Muslims in China
  • Sun, 09 Jul 2017 16:58

At a time when pressing matters of finance and geopolitics dominate the diplomatic agenda, issues of religious freedom hardly ever surface in exchange...

Central Luzon police chief wants IDs for Muslims
  • Thu, 06 Jul 2017 01:33

SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga , Philippines  – The Central Luzon police is planning to issue special identification cards to Muslims from Mindanao who hav...

Indonesia, Malaysia Muslims call for Starbucks boycott over LGBT stance
  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:50

Hardliners and Islamic groups have led a growing backlash against Indonesia's LGBT community over the past year, which activists believe was trigg...

Critic's Notebook: Un-Demonizing Muslims, One Comedy at a Time
  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 01:19

Using charm, humor and universal themes, a pair of Netflix shows and a big-screen rom-com are providing a timely corrective to Trump-era alarmism abou...

Malay nationalist group urges Muslims to boycott Starbucks over LGBT support
  • Mon, 03 Jul 2017 04:11

FAR-RIGHT, ethnic nationalist group Pribumi Perkasa Malaysia has echoed calls by Indonesian Muslims to boycott Starbucks and other western companies o...

Justin Trudeau offers best wishes to Muslims celebrating end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr
  • Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:29

The festival of breaking of the fast occurs tonight for followers of Islam. The Georgia Straight

In Pictures: Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends
  • Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:19

MUSLIMS in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam’s holy month of Ra...

Muslims on India train assaulted 'because they ate beef'
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:12

A man confesses on television that he took part the attack after being goaded by his friends. BBC News - Asia

Conflict stole chance for Muslims to observe Eid’l Fit’r in Mindanao
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 14:43

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Thousands of moderate Muslims can philstar.com - Headlines

SWS: Filipino Muslims trust MILF, MNLF
  • Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:51

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino Muslims have much trust in the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Moro National Liberation Front while they distr...

Being targeted because of the way we dress, worship: UK Muslims
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:38

Since the wave of IS-inspired terror attacks in Britain, there has been a five-fold increase of hate crimes against Muslims. Such attacks against Musl...

North London Muslims feared reprisals after recent terror attacks -- but not here
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 02:22

A series of deadly terror attacks in Britain in recent weeks had left Muslims in north London fearing reprisals, but they never thought that violence ...

Eyewitnesses: He drove 'straight towards all the Muslims'
  • Tue, 20 Jun 2017 02:15

Locals describe chaotic scenes after a van drove into a group of people outside a mosque in Finsbury Park, London. CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Intern...

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