The five-year counter-extremism plan unveiled by Britain has drawn strong reactions from Muslim groups and non-governmental organizations in the country.
As part of the plan to be submitted to the parliament in the fall, the British government aims to prevent its citizens from leaving the country to join radical groups and confront home-grown extremism,..
Tens of thousands of people have travelled to Srebrenica to attend a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the genocide in the town.
More than 50,000 people, including 80 foreign dignitaries, were expected to include the event on Saturday that will include the funeral of recently found victims.
The genocide was Europe's largest war crime since..
At least 23 Palestinians have been killed and another 2,156 detained by the Israeli military since January 1, 2015, thePalestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said in a report issued Sunday.
In its report, the PLO added that 131 Palestinian homes had been destroyed in armed operations carried out by the Israeli army in the first half of this year alone.
The World Uyghur Congress has used a reported ban on Muslims fasting to ratchet up the rhetoric on China, this time accusing Beijing of "an unnamed war against Muslims and Islam."
"Unfortunately the world is still keeping silent," the Vice President of the Congress Seyit Tumturk told Anadolu Agency this week.
According to international..
Islamic charity organizations in South Africa have begun distributing food packages to less fortunate Muslims across Africa to ensure they do not lack food with which to break their Ramadan fast.
“We have distributed uncooked food packages in South Africa, Mozambique and Malawi,” Hassan Choonara, regional director of the South Africa-based..
As Egyptian Muslims flock to mosques to perform taraweeh, a special nightly prayer only performed during Ramadan, many say they are avoiding prominent mosques for fear of harassment by security forces in a country dogged by political unrest since President Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a 2013 military coup.
“This year I’m going to perform..
It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to..
A Swiss-Icelandic artist has launched a mosque installation at an old church as part of the 56th Biennale art fair in the Italian city of Venice, local media reports said Sunday.
According to the artist Christoph Buchel, 48, his installation titled “The Mosque: The First Mosque in the Historic City of Venice” was to promote religious tolerance,..
According to an article written in Days of Palestine, an Israeli soldier has given his account of the events that occurred during the attacks on Gaza in July 2014.
Known as Operation Protective Edge, the soldier described how they were ordered by their unit commander and were free to shoot, in order to take revenge for the killing of a soldier in their..
An investigation has been launched against Robert Menard, the far right mayor of the town of Beziers, in southern France, over a statement on his keeping files on the number of Muslim students in his town, according to French media.
The probe, announced on Tuesday by Beziers prosecutor Yvon Calvet, comes after Menard said on Monday on the TV channel..
The director of an NGO focusing on the plight of Muslim Arakan says the discovery of a labor camp in southern Thailand containing the graves of 26 bodies is “purely the tip of the iceberg.”
“If they would search forest areas along the Malaysian border, they would find hundreds of bodies,” Chris Lewa, the director of the Arakan..
An Israeli NGO expressed concern on Monday over the Israeli army's "indiscriminate fire" policy against Palestinians after collecting testimony suggesting that soldiers were ordered to "kill on sight" during last summer's military onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
In a Sunday statement, Breaking the Silence, an Israeli NGO, said that..
Some of the French soldiers alleged to have sexually abused children in Central African Republic while there on peacekeeping duties have been identified, a French judicial source said on Thursday.
The matter came to light this week when Britain's Guardian newspaper said it had acquired a U.N. report that raised allegations of the rape of young boys..
According to official website statement, The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ CAIR categorizes U.S. Islamophobia network groups.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) publishes the groups list that spreading anti-islam prejudice in America. According to its official website statement, the Islamophobic Organizations are..
A Bangladeshi national rescued in the Mediterranean Sea from a capsized migrant boat off the Libyan coast on Sunday has claimed that there had been more than 900 people on board, Italian media reports.
According to Italy's La Repubblica newspaper, the Bangladeshi woman -- who is now hospitalized in in Catania, Sicily -- said that there had been between..