Sharia law to be enshrined in British legal system?It's not often that a discreet publication in obscure legalese makes press headlines. But that is exactly what has happened in the UK, after the Law Society of England and Wal...
Malaysia driven by its ambition to become a 'Halal Heavyweight'Halal products, those permitted by Islamic law, are a market worth billions of euros every year. We're not just talking about food and drink but also medicine, and all sorts o...
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European rights court upholds French 'burqa ban'France’s law banning women from wearing face-covering veils in public is not discriminatory, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday.
Muslims begin marking the holy month of RamadanMuslims early on Sunday began marking the holy month of Ramadan, when those observing the fast will refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to dusk until the Eid al-Fitr feast i...
Sudan frees woman sentenced to hang for 'converting'A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death on May 15 for apostasy has been freed, one of her lawyers said on Monday. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim gave birth to a baby girl while in prison...
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Dutch far-right leader Wilders cuts up EU flag, sparks anti-Islam spat with Saudi ArabiaBritain and The Netherlands are voting this Thursday in European elections with Nigel Farage's UKIP and Geert Wilders' Freedom Party poised to make gains. The Guardian re...
Stars boycott hotels over Brunei islamic lawIn this edition: celebrities calling for a boycott of hotels belonging to the Sultan of Brunei; Saudi web users show support for a lonely hospital patient; and a globe-trotter docu...
Stars protest outside Brunei-owned hotel in Beverly HillsThe City of Beverly Hills voted unanimously on Tuesday to pressure the government of Brunei to divest the Beverly Hills Hotel, the pink-hued haunt of the Hollywood set, after the s...
Paris presents Hajj pilgrimage through artistic lensThe biggest-ever exhibit on the holy "Hajj" pilgrimage to Mecca opened recently at the Arab World Institute (IMA) in Paris and is expected to draw thousands of visitors.
New York 9/11 museum sparks anger over portrayal of IslamA film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York unfairly links Islam with terrorism and could lead to prejudice and even violence against Muslims...
New far-right mayor moves to quash Paris region mosqueThe recently elected far-right mayor of a Parisian suburb has not wasted any time in following through on one of his campaign promises: upend a project for a new mosque.
Brazil club Mineiro cancel Anelka signing after no-showBrazilian club Atletico Mineiro said that it will not sign former France striker Nicolas Anelka because the player took too long to report to the club.