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#Islam

# islam - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Michelle O’Neill calls for rainbow of cultures as she attends Eid celebration
# Eid Celebrations
# Eid Celebrations

Michelle O’Neill calls for rainbow of cultures as she attends Eid celebration

Jul 9th 2022, 1:42 PM 18,949 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin vice president joined members of the Islamic community for the largest open air Eid event ever organised in the North.

# islam - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Thousands gather in Mecca for biggest hajj pilgrimage since Covid-19 pandemic
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Thousands gather in Mecca for biggest hajj pilgrimage since Covid-19 pandemic

Jul 6th 2022, 3:11 PM 9,273 Views 4 Comments

One million fully vaccinated Muslims, including 850,000 from abroad, are allowed at this year’s hajj.

# islam - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 4:28 PM 35,196 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

# islam - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year
# Eid Mubarak
# Eid Mubarak

Covid pandemic impacts Eid celebrations around the world for a second year

May 13th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,849 Views 7 Comments

Since 10 May, the Irish Government has allowed in-person religious services.

# islam - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Sri Lanka announces plans to ban burka and close over 1,000 Islamic schools
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka announces plans to ban burka and close over 1,000 Islamic schools

Mar 13th 2021, 3:58 PM 31,372 Views 0 Comments

Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka.

# islam - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque
# Oslo
# Oslo

Gunman armed with multiple weapons injures one before being arrested at Norway mosque

Aug 10th 2019, 6:24 PM 19,918 Views 36 Comments

The shooting occurred at the al-Noor Islamic centre in the town of Baerum.

# islam - Friday 15 March, 2019

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'

Mar 15th 2019, 4:13 PM 19,921 Views 51 Comments

Martin said that some of this anti-Islamic sentiment came from publications “purporting to be of Catholic inspiration”.

# islam - Monday 11 March, 2019

'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links
# Syria
# Syria

'She got duped': Woman who helped Lisa Smith convert to Islam 'shocked' at alleged ISIS links

Mar 11th 2019, 5:08 PM 46,347 Views 61 Comments

Carol Duffy claims her friend was ‘very naive’ before she left Ireland a number of years ago.

# islam - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'
# Bojo Strikes Again
# Bojo Strikes Again

May asks Johnson to apologise for saying women in burqas look like 'bank robbers'

Updated Aug 7th 2018, 7:29 PM 31,655 Views 39 Comments

The UK’s former foreign secretary also compared the women to letterboxes.

# islam - Monday 25 June, 2018

France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims
# Violent Acts
# Violent Acts

France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims

Jun 25th 2018, 7:21 AM 8,516 Views 29 Comments

The suspects were being monitored by France’s DGSI intelligence agency.

# islam - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 26,766 Views 66 Comments

Due to the long summer days in western Europe, fasting can last up to 19 hours in some countries.

# islam - Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
# Fingal
# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,973 Views 150 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# islam - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia
# Abayas
# Abayas

Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia

Apr 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 26,982 Views 101 Comments

But the risk of a social backlash is real in a society steeped in conservatism.

# islam - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'I want to join ISIS': How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland?
# Extremism
# Extremism

'I want to join ISIS': How big a problem is radicalisation in Ireland?

Mar 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 42,633 Views 75 Comments

The number of people who have radical or extreme Islamic views here varies from a handful to over 100, depending on who you ask.

# islam - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry
# Child Marriages
# Child Marriages

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

Jan 4th 2018, 3:30 PM 13,807 Views 96 Comments

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

# islam - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Christmas as a Muslim: 'My mom was always careful that we'd never feel left out'
# Column
# Column

Christmas as a Muslim: 'My mom was always careful that we'd never feel left out'

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 29,303 Views 78 Comments

I’ve always loved Christmas, as much as a Muslim can, writes Meriem Ahmed.

# islam - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

Oct 13th 2017, 9:35 PM 16,976 Views 81 Comments

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

# islam - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Opinion: 'We are not that different from Saudi Arabia'
# THE WEST
# THE WEST

Opinion: 'We are not that different from Saudi Arabia'

Oct 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 14,807 Views 140 Comments

It’s time for us to stop thinking that the “West” is enlightened and the rest of the world is just catching up, writes Amanullah De Sondy.

# islam - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'
# Cosnervative
# Cosnervative

Saudi's driving ban: 'You cannot force men to allow their sisters and wives to drive'

Oct 8th 2017, 12:00 PM 23,604 Views 62 Comments

What do men in Saudi Arabia think about the removal of the ban on women driving?

# islam - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains
# Culture Of Fear
# Culture Of Fear

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:45 AM 18,228 Views 104 Comments

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

# islam - Friday 8 September, 2017

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam
# Controversial
# Controversial

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

Sep 8th 2017, 6:26 PM 14,815 Views 238 Comments

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

# islam - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam
# Sharia Law
# Sharia Law

Fine Gael criticises one of its councillors for 'unacceptable' comments about Islam

Sep 7th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,250 Views 272 Comments

Councillor Brian Murphy claimed that Sharia law is operating in Ireland.

# islam - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times
# Triple Talaq
# Triple Talaq

India bans practice that allowed men to divorce their wives by reciting word three times

Aug 22nd 2017, 11:39 AM 22,445 Views 53 Comments

The country’s Supreme Court ruled that the practice was both unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

# islam - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public
# Niqab
# Niqab

Human rights court backs Belgium's ban on wearing a full-face veil in public

Jul 12th 2017, 8:39 AM 27,881 Views 155 Comments

The court ruled that the ban sought to guarantee social cohesion.

# islam - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Gardaí monitoring a number of people using Facebook who are attempting to radicalise people
# Blocked And Reported
# Blocked And Reported

Gardaí monitoring a number of people using Facebook who are attempting to radicalise people

Jul 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 19,348 Views 114 Comments

A number of pages have been removed in the last two weeks.

# islam - Friday 30 June, 2017

Man arrested after attempting to drive 4x4 into Paris mosque
# Attack
# Attack

Man arrested after attempting to drive 4x4 into Paris mosque

Jun 30th 2017, 7:54 AM 11,193 Views 38 Comments

According to judicial authorities, he was not under the influence of alcohol.

# islam - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?

Jun 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 26,762 Views 100 Comments

Muslims from the Blanchardstown mosque in Dublin had their say.

# islam - Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines
# Terror
# Terror

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

Jun 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 20,680 Views 42 Comments

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

# islam - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'
# Column
# Column

'Ramadan is about so much more than refraining from food and drink'

Jun 10th 2017, 7:30 PM 4,204 Views 204 Comments

Ramadan is that one month where you can easily focus on your spirituality in a busy world, writes Hajar Akl.

# islam - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack

Jun 7th 2017, 10:06 PM 13,822 Views 48 Comments

In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.

# islam - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying
# Ballybrit
# Ballybrit

Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying

Jun 6th 2017, 3:20 PM 26,512 Views 219 Comments

Imam Ibrahim Noonan said people were upset by the incident.

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland
# Radicalistion
# Radicalistion

Imam says extremists are targeting 'vulnerable' young Muslims in Ireland

Jun 6th 2017, 1:33 PM 34,569 Views 149 Comments

The chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council has said people who have been radicalised “need professional help”.

# islam - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes
# Hearts And Minds
# Hearts And Minds

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

May 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 20,320 Views 38 Comments

“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”

# islam - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

May 25th 2017, 12:03 AM 102,084 Views 166 Comments

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# islam - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism
# Saudi Speech
# Saudi Speech

'Drive them out of your community' - Trump delivers message to the Islamic world on extremism

May 21st 2017, 5:29 PM 17,966 Views 79 Comments

Donald Trump was delivering a much anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia.

# islam - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban
# Courts
# Courts

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

May 15th 2017, 10:58 AM 9,565 Views 42 Comments

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

# islam - Monday 8 May, 2017

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today
# Religious Bias
# Religious Bias

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today

May 8th 2017, 7:57 AM 14,498 Views 19 Comments

His administration has tried to bar travellers from six Muslim-majority countries entering the US.

# islam - Friday 5 May, 2017

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

May 5th 2017, 8:41 AM 14,542 Views 113 Comments

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

# islam - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060
# Shifting Demographics
# Shifting Demographics

Islam is set to have as many followers as Christianity by 2060

Apr 6th 2017, 8:21 AM 12,361 Views 102 Comments

Islam has 1.8 billion followers, but a Muslim baby boom is expected.

# islam - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves
# Religion
# Religion

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

Mar 14th 2017, 10:53 AM 15,884 Views 147 Comments

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

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