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By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is demanding an investigation after a woman in the state of Texas claims she was attacked for wearing a hijab at a Starbucks coffee shop. Nur Ashour said she … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada (AA): The Quebec province passed its controversial religious symbols ban and critics say the government stuck in an amendment that creates “secular police,” Canadian media reported Monday. Bill 21 contains a clause that calls for … Continued

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By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 30 persons were killed and 42 injured in multiple explosions in troubled Nigeria’s northeastern Borneo State. Three suicide bombers, one male and two female, detonated explosives at a local tea shop … Continued

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By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic group in Norway insulted Muslims, said all Qurans must be destroyed and threw a copy of the Muslim holy book the Qur’an in an event near the capital Oslo on Saturday, according … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 25 wounded when a double car bomb blast rocked the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Bashir Abdi Mohamed, Somali police commissioner, … Continued

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By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): Iran is very likely responsible for the attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the British government claimed Friday. Meanwhile, Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: “Britain should act to … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least eight people were killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, an official confirmed. Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Anadolu Agency the bombing took place in the family … Continued

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By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The government here approved Wednesday an extension of the president’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months effective July 3, officials said. “Based on the prevailing situation in the state as stated … Continued

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By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Three mosques in Germany have suffered assaults over the past two days, a local Turkish Muslim community leader said on Tuesday. At the Eyup Sultan Mosque in Kamen, North Rhine-Westphalia, a right-wing group … Continued

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By Hassan Isilow (AA): At least 95 people were killed in a suspected ethnic attack in central Mali late Sunday, local media reported. The overnight attack reportedly occurred in Sobane, a village in the Mopti region inhabited by the ethnic … Continued

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Institute for Missing Persons discovered bodies of twelve war victims in a new mass grave on Friday. The authorities on Wednesday had discovered a new mass grave at Igman Mountain near the capital Sarajevo. … Continued

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By Vakkas Dogantekin   ANKARA (AA): U.S.-based animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) came under fire Thursday for posting an inaccurate video on Twitter attacking a Muslim tradition. “This is heartbreaking. Animals don’t need to … Continued

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By Omer Erdem   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership with immediate effect as the death toll rises to 113. “The AU Peace and Security Council has with immediate effect suspended the participation of the … Continued

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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Tens of thousands of people filled London’s central Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to protest the state visit to the U.K. by U.S. President Donald Trump. Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn spoke at the anti-Trump … Continued

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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The Queen rebukes US President on his disregard of international institutions. “Britain and the United States worked with other allies to build an assembly of international institutions to ensure that the horrors of … Continued

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By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): At least 35 demonstrators were killed and hundreds injured Monday as Sudanese security forces moved in to clear the main protest camp near the army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The head of … Continued

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By Davut Colak   COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AA): Activists of a far-right group burned a copy of the Qur’an and unfurled a banner saying “Europe is ours” in the Danish capital to protest against the iftar (fast-breaking) gathering of Muslims on … Continued

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By Zehra Nur Duz (AA): A recent attack on a Muslim cemetery in Greece shows the rise of Islamophobia and racism both there and throughout the continent, according to an expert on the region. A Muslim cemetery in the city … Continued

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By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Meanwhile a 16-year-old Palestinian was killed on his way to pray … Continued

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