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The Independent

China bans Islamic baby names in Muslim majority Xinjiang province
The Independent
Chinese authorities have banned Islamic baby names in the country's largest Muslim province, as part of a crackdown on alleged “extremism” that monitors say restricts fundamental rights. A document entitled “Naming Rules for Ethnic Minorities ...
China bans some Muslim names for newborns in XinjiangFinancial Times
China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang | World ...The Guardian
China 'bans extreme Islamic baby names' among MuslimsDaily Mail
Hindustan Times -New York Times -Radio Free Asia -Reuters
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The Independent

Arron Banks accuses Ukip of 'going to war on Muslim religion'
The Independent
​Ukip has been accused of going to “war on Muslim religion” by one of its most prominent supporters after the party announced a series of predominately Islam focused policies, including a ban on the burqa in public places. Accusing the party of heading ...
Ukip slammed for 'war on Muslim religion' in their 'Integration Agenda'Metro
Muslim Council of Britain to condemn Ukip `bigots´Daily Mail
Burka Ban Or The Start Of A UK Muslim BanHuffPost UK
RT -BuzzFeed News
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The Independent

Marine Le Pen adviser found guilty of inciting hatred against ...
The Independent
A key adviser to Marine Le Pen has been found guilty of inciting hatred against Muslims. Robert Menard, mayor of Beziers, was fined 2000 euros for saying there ...
French mayor fined for 'too many Muslim children' comment - BBC ...BBC News

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Daily Mail

ABC refuses to sack Muslim activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Daily Mail
Sheikh Tawhidhi added it was unacceptable for her to 'hijack the Anzac memory for political and religious reasons'. 'I believe such disgusting statements do nothing but add more pain to the hearts of Australian families who have lost their brave ...

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Daily Mail

Muslim father spat in manager's face over Christian poster | Daily ...
Daily Mail
A Muslim father spat in a community centre manager's face and called her an 'ignorant Muslim' after he became offended over a Christian sign that had been put ...

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Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Letter: Muslim calls actions in video 'abhorrent'
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
“Do you know what is better than charity, fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations among people.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). This is what my faith as a Muslim teaches me. This is precisely why the actions of Ehab Jaber are so abhorrent ...



OZY

The Story of Europe's First Muslim Ruler
OZY
Revolution was destroying the political order of the Muslim world just a century after the death of the prophet Muhammad. The family members of the Umayyad dynasty, whose caliphate had controlled much of the Middle East and North Africa, had all been ...



CBC.ca

Muslims in Winkler seek zoning permit for first-ever mosque
CBC.ca
A group of Muslims living in south-central Manitoba want to rezone a commercial space in Winkler, Man. and establish the city's first mosque. City councillors meet Tuesday to hear from the group behind the rezoning application, the Manitoba Islamic ...
Muslim community seeking conditional use permit for prayer room in WinklerCTV News

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Washington Post

A surprise from Trump's first 100 days: His first international rescue was a Muslim woman
Washington Post
In President Trump's first weeks of office, after he signed an executive order on what has been called a “Muslim ban,” he said he would prioritize the protection of persecuted Christians. But his first big international rescue of an American citizen ...

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Haaretz

Israel Appoints First Female Judge to Muslim Religious Court
Haaretz
“History has been made,” said Issawi Frej, an Israeli Arab politician who represents the left-wing Meretz party in the Knesset and has been leading a campaign for the past two-and-half years to get Muslim women appointed as judges in the Sharia courts.
Israel appoints country's first female sharia judge in its Muslim courtFirstpost

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Heat Street

Why Are Muslim and Christian Politicos Treated Differently on the Question of Homosexuality?
Heat Street
In 2015 Tim Farron (pictured) was elected leader of the Liberal Democrats. Straight away journalist Cathy Newman was interviewing him for Channel 4 News about his Christianity generally, and his thoughts on sexual morality in particular. Does he regard ...

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The Intercept

Trump's New State Department Spokesperson Spread Anti-Muslim Hate as Fox News Anchor
The Intercept
The Trump administration's new pick for State Department spokesperson, former Fox and Friends news anchor Heather Nauert, has spread toxic anti-Muslim stories for years — something that in normal times would disqualify her from taking on a top job in ...
Appointment of Heather Nauert as State Department Spokesperson - US Department of StateUS Department of State

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Hindustan Times

'Go to Pakistan': Elderly Muslim man humiliated by youth in Delhi metro
Hindustan Times
'Go to Pakistan': Elderly Muslim man humiliated by youth in Delhi metro. In yet another shocking case of religious discrimination, an aged Muslim man was denied a seat in Delhi metro by a group of youth, who hurled slurs and abuses at him over his ...
Elderly Muslim man denied seat on Delhi train, told to go to PakistanGeo News, Pakistan
Elderly Muslim man told to 'go back to Pakistan' on Delhi MetroThe Express Tribune
Hurling abuses at the senior citizen, the men told him to "go back to Pakistan", the daily said.DAWN.com
SAMAA TV
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NPR

Wearing A Hijab, A Young Muslim Boxer Enters The Ring
NPR
A devout Muslim, Zafar refused, and her 15-year-old opponent was declared the victor. USA Boxing, the sport's national governing body, has dictated that athletes fight in sleeveless jerseys and shorts no longer than the knee. Zafar adds long sleeves, ...

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Washington Examiner

The Muslim-majority ruse
Washington Examiner
Both print media and television name each designated country, followed by the expression "Muslim- majority countries" as a descriptor. Mimicking our media, Google has almost endless references to "Muslim-majority" states. In American media, however, ...



Muslim woman sues employer for religious discrimination
Press Herald
A Portland woman is suing a national rent-to-own chain, claiming she was harassed and ultimately fired because she is a Muslim. Leyla Hashi is seeking unspecified pay, benefits and other damages from SEI/Aaron's, a Georgia-based company that offers ...



Mashable

Striking portrait series celebrates the resilience of black Muslim Americans
Mashable
As a black Muslim American, the photographer and visual artist noticed his community was often overlooked in conversations around blackness as well as Muslim identity, with many people not realizing how deeply the two identities intertwine. So Rogers ...
This Powerful Photoseries Is Showing What It Is Like To Be Black And Muslim In The USBuzzFeed News

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Kashmir Observer

I'm Humiliated, Abused for Being Muslim: Er Rasheed
Kashmir Observer
Srinagar: Awami Itehaad Party president and MLA Langate, Engineer Abdul Rasheed on Tuesday targeted state police brass and Chief Secretary and said that “we are being humiliated and deprived of our rights for being Muslims.” Addressing a presser here ...

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CW39

Mayor Turner holds town hall meeting to calm fears among Houston's Muslim community
CW39
HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner reached out to Houston's Muslim community Monday night through a special town hall meeting. "There's a lot of anxiety, nervousness, tension...not just among adults but amongst children, and this city is a city of ...



Hindustan Times

Muslim minor elopes with Hindu boy, girl's kin approach clerics
Hindustan Times
The family of a 16-year-old Muslim girl of Hajiyapur locality of Bareilly, who is believed to have eloped with her 20-year-old Hindu neighbour on April 17, has approached local clerics after the police failed to find the couple. Tired of running from ...



The News Minute

Congress demands Modi's reply to KCR on Muslim reservation
gulfnews.com
Hyderabad: A day after the Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the Centre's nod to a 12 per cent quota for backward Muslims, main opposition Congress party demanded to know the details of discussions ...
Telangana CM KCR meets Modi, seeks Centre's nod for Muslim quota billThe News Minute

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National Review

Washington Post: More Young Republicans Know a Millionaire Than a Muslim
National Review
I'm not sure why this is all that interesting a stat (or why they went with this picture) but okay. The tweet and headline are also misleading. The Harvard poll that the data come from asks if you have a “close relationship” with someone who fits a ...



Times Now

IIT Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University websites hacked
Times Now
New Delhi: The official websites of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, and Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh, were hacked on Tuesday. Delhi University website and the website of Banaras Hindu University were also hacked. A group named ...
Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, IIT-Delhi among 10 websites hacked, pro-Pak messages displayedZee News

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Huffington Post UK

Muslim Vlogger Challenges All Women To Wear Hijab For 15 ...
Huffington Post UK
A Muslim vlogger is challenging other women to try on the traditional hijab headscarf for 15 minutes, so they can see what it is like to be excluded from society or ...

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Pro-Israel group urges Cuomo to block Muslim activist as CUNY speaker
New York Post
The head of a pro-Israel Jewish-American group is urging Gov. Cuomo to block an invitation to have Muslim civil rights activist Linda Sarsour speak at a CUNY commencement ceremony. In a letter to Cuomo, Zionist Organization of America president Morton ...

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Sacramento Bee

Trump reignites 'spirit of justice' for Muslim Day at Capitol
Sacramento Bee
Welcome to the AM Alert, your morning run-down on California policy and politics. To receive it regularly, please sign up for it here. The title of Muslim Day at the Capitol this year says a lot: Action Trumps Fear. More than 700 people are expected to ...



News18

A Muslim Woman's Open Letter to Sadhvi Prachi on the Nikah-nama
News18
It is lovely that you are vocal with a strong voice, but how about using that in the line of service to the nation's daughters by educating Muslim women on their own rights instead of instigating them? Not that there are no social problems faced by ...

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GOPUSA

Police: ISU professor faked anti-Muslim threats after being told he was losing job
GOPUSA
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO) – An assistant professor at Indiana State University has been arrested in regards to recent emails threatening the Muslim community. ISU officials say Azhar Hussain, an assistant professor of aviation technology at the ...
Professor arrested after allegedly making fake anti-Muslim threats on campusAOL
Muslim Professor in Indiana Arrested for Fabricating Anti-Islam Attack, ThreatsHeat Street
Anti-Muslim threats, attack hoax created by US professor to keep his jobRT

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Hertfordshire Mercury

Waltham Cross Muslim community tackles misconceptions with event
Hertfordshire Mercury
A Muslim group set about tackling misconceptions about their religion with an event in Waltham Cross. "Meet Your Muslim Neighbour" took place in the High Street on Saturday (April 22) and was such a success the Broxbourne Muslim community are already ...



Hindustan Times

Muslim Personal Law Board is unconstitutional: Senior RSS leader
Hindustan Times
A senior RSS leader on Monday sparked a fresh controversy over the Islamic practice of triple talaq, claiming the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's stand on the emotive issue has “no relevance” since it's an “unconstitutional” body without any ...

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Hindustan Times

Muslim Personal Law Board is unconstitutional: Senior RSS leader
Hindustan Times
A senior RSS leader on Monday sparked a fresh controversy over the Islamic practice of triple talaq, claiming the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's stand on the emotive issue has “no relevance” since it's an “unconstitutional” body without any ...

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