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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Islam

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Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video
Trump’s controversial call for Muslims to be banned from entering America has been cited in the new video by a Somali extremist group.
Muslims say they're too busy watching Netflix and making carrot cake to join ISIS
This British author has had a death sentence on his head for more than 20 years
It was on this day that the Ayatollah of Iran confirmed the fatwa against Salman Rushdie.
Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today
Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.
The daughter of a woman who refused medical treatment from Muslim doctors has defended her actions
Her mother had said that she did not want to be treated by a doctor wearing a hijab.
'Fascist' and 'unhinged': Trump slammed over call for ban on Muslims entering the US
He did not specify if the proposal would affect both tourists and immigrants.
Swiss region set to ban full face veil
The bill was inspired by a controversial French law barring women from wearing a niqab, a head-to-toe body covering, in public.
This British party wants to ban Islam ... and the word 'racism'
Obama is among those calling on people to not blame the Paris attacks on Muslims.
Muslim cleric claims Irish Muslim children are being taught 'hatred of other communities'
Dr Muhammad Umar Al-Qadri says regulation of religious classes is needed.
Death toll from Muslim pilgrimage tragedy reaches 717
The stampede broke out during the symbolic ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual. Hundreds more have been injured.
Photos: Millions of Muslims descend on Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage
The pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam, began in Mecca today.
Republican candidate Ben Carson thinks a Muslim shouldn't be elected US president
Carson described the Islamic faith as inconsistent with the US constitution.
Topless protesters pulled from stage at Muslim religious conference
The women are part of activist group Femen and were protesting radical speakers at the conference.
Over 1000 turn up at court to support pastor behind 'satanic Islam' comments
James McConnell was charged over a sermon he gave last year.
Irish Muslims are protesting against ISIS today
There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions and share their concerns about extremism.
People in Kerry are worried about plans for a public call to prayer at a Tralee mosque
An anti-Muslim group is protesting the plans.
Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS
Selfie might be the darkest comedy on TV in the world today.
Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn 'slaughter' of Tunisia victims
Islamophobia is increasing rapidly due to the atrocities of terrorists.”
"There is a real thirst for revenge" - Muslim cleric on Tunisia terrorist attack
Muslim activist Anjem Choudary has said that the presence of Western civilians in Muslim countries is creating instability.
Dutch MP to air cartoons of Mohammed on national television
Wilders said the broadcasts are intended to defend freedom of speech but he is well known for his anti-Islam views.
Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting
There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.
American teen faces 15 years in jail for running notorious ISIS Twitter account
Ali Shukri Amin also arranged for another teenager to travel to Syria.
Saudi court upholds 10 year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes for blogger
The father of two has been behind bars since 2012 for setting up the website ‘Saudi Arabian Liberals’.
Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)
“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.
Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.
Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event
The convention was attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders.
This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers
He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.
Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum
Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri, said Muslims must believe in equality and inclusiveness.
One Direction fans are at war with this US TV host over a 'racist' Zayn Malik joke
Directioners have started the hashtag #racismisNOTajoke in response to Bill Maher’s controversial joke.
Books on Islam are selling out in France after the Paris terror attacks
Shops are selling more books on Islam than ever after the Paris attacks in January that left 17 dead.
Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years
That’s according to a new report on the growth of the main religions.
Second blogger 'brutally hacked to death' in Bangladesh
He had criticised fundamentalist Islamic views.
Abercrombie say they hire 'models' for their stores so Muslim hijabs are not allowed
Abercrombie argues they forbid their staff wearing “caps” of any sort.
US at War: "The terrorists do not speak for a billion Muslims"
Barack Obama has been criticised domestically for not describing the attacks in Denmark and France as the work of “Islamic radicals”.
Indonesian Muslim clerics angered by Valentine's Day condoms
“We have long rejected the condomisation of our society.”
'The French attacks were carried out by terrorists, emphasising their religion is not fair to Muslims'
The Muslim population in Ireland has grown from less than 4,000 in 1991 to nearly 50,000 at the end of 2011.
Paris attacks: Kouachi brothers given secret burial in unmarked graves
Over half think the depictions should be published but 42% disagree.
Fox News commentator says non-Muslims can't go to Birmingham, Twitter explodes
Steven Emerson describes himself ‘a leading authority on Islamic extremist networks’.
Aziz Ansari calls Rupert Murdoch 'a racist piece of sh*t' on Twitter
The Parks and Recreation actor is the latest celebrity to go after the media magnate on Twitter.
Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
Raef Badawi has been behind bars since 2012.