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Donald Trump increased his incendiary racist comments against four congresswomen accusing one of marrying her British “brother”.

The President fuelled further division among the American people at his latest re-election rally where he described the quartet - known as ‘the squad’ as a “force of evil”.

The continued attack saw leading British politicians join anti-racist campaigners Hope Not Hate to condemn Donald Trump’s racially charged attacks.

London Mayor Sadıq Khan,...

Unidentified assailants desecrated a mosque in Munster, western Germany late July 16.

The assailants tore pages of a copy of Quran at Barbaros Mosque of the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB).

DITIB representative Sebahattin Çiğdem said on Wednesday an investigation into last night's attack was launched after they saw a copy of Quran ripped up inside the mosque and called the police Wednesday morning.

He recalled, "our mosque had also been attacked on...

Government restrictions on religion have increased worldwide over the past decade but particularly in Europe, a new study by the Pew Research centre has found.

The Washington-based think-tank surveyed 198 countries for its latest annual report into religious restrictions and found that over the decade between 2007-2017, laws, policies and actions by state officials that restrict religious beliefs and practices have increased "markedly".

It highlighted that although religious...

A mosque in the German city of Cologne was attacked yesterday by three unidentified people, who caused considerable damage to the service building of the mosque.

The Chorweiler Mosque, run by the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB), was targeted by three perpetrators who caused serious physical damage and broke the donation boxes. Security cameras recorded that the attackers damaged the administration room and service building, broke the donation boxes and ran away. An...

Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the Guardian.

Writing about the rise of the religion in an appendix added to a later edition of The Dream of Rome, his 2006 book about the Roman empire, Johnson said there was something about Islam that hindered development in parts of the globe and, as a result, “Muslim grievance” was a factor in virtually every conflict.

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Germans are on the whole tolerant – but not towards Islam. This is shown by a new study published by the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s "Religion Monitor". However, the study found that irrespective of faith, there is wide support for democracy in Germany.

According to the research revealed on June 11, the majority of German citizens – 87 percent  – are open to other world views.

But 52 percent perceives the religion of Islam as a threat. For Germans living in eastern states, the...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai can teach in the Canadian province of Quebec if she removes her hijab, Quebec Education Minister Jean-Francois Roberge said.

Quebec recently enacted Bill 21 that bans government employees from wearing religious symbols when dealing with the public, including teachers, nurses and bus drivers.

Roberge posted a photo on Twitter Friday that showed him standing with the hijab-wearing Pakistani activist, an honorary Canadian citizen. The...

In the latest Islamophobic attack to take place in Germany, 50 copies of the holy Quran were ripped apart in a local mosque, The New York Times reported.

Officials said the place of worship - which is located in the country's Northwestern city of Bremen - was attacked by one or more people. The attacker(s) broke into the building and went about ripping and damaging the Qurans. 

Some of the damaged holy books were found shoved in toilet seats, while Anadolu Agency reported a...

A Muslim prayer room in a hospital in Sweden's Gothenberg city has been targeted in an Islamophobic attack, reports said Saturday.

The attack took place in Mölndal Hospital, where the perpetrator(s) ripped the Holy Qur'an and spilled drinks on the carpets, a statement by the Gothenberg Mosque Association said.

"Muslims feel offended and hurt in the aftermath of this attack," the statement read, adding that the prayer room allowed Muslims receiving medical treatment at the...

Two people including an imam were wounded as a gunman opened fire on June 27 outside a mosque in northwestern France, according to French media reports.

The incident occurred at around 4:00 pm (1400 GMT) in front of the Mosque Sunna de Brest in the port city of Brest in Brittany, the reports said. 

The imam identified as Rachid El Jay sustained injuries from four bullets while a worshipper was hit by two bullets, France 24 wrote, citing the French Council of the Muslim Faith (...

Following an announcement by a group to hold a second “burkini” protest at a pool in the French city of Grenoble, counter-protesters have called on locals to swim in the pool wearing nothing at all.

on June 23, a group of around a dozen women belonging to the Alliance Citoyenne (Citizens’ Alliance) protested at a pool that had banned the wearing of the Islamic sharia-compliant swimwear, with police being called soon after the group were told the burkini was against the rules of the...

The two public swimming pools in southeast France have shut down despite the current heatwave after a row over the use of full-body Islamic "burkini" swimsuits.

Seven burkini-clad women, accompanied by activists from the Alliance Citoyenne rights group, went to the Grenoble pools on Sunday demanding the right to bathe - despite a municipal ban on the swimwear worn by Muslim women. They said the ban was discrimination.

The women want the public pools, which currently require men...

Muslim women in France are disobeying the rules at a local swimming pool by wearing burkinis.

In a protest inspired by US civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, they bathed in suits covering their entire bodies - apart from the face, hands and feet - in the city of Grenoble on Sunday.

The Jean Bron swimming pool is among many in France that ban burkinis.

Many people in the country regard the swimsuit as a symbol of political Islam and incompatible with secularism.

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The Canadian province of Quebec has passed a contentious law that bans public sector employees from wearing religious symbols - the Jewish kippah, Sikh turban or Muslim hijab, among others - on the job.

The legislation, widely known as Bill 21, passed in a 73-35 vote late on Sunday and takes effect immediately.

Quebec's right-wing Coalition Avenir Quebec government, which holds a majority in the provincial legislature, invoked a seldom-used clause to limit debate on the...

An Islamophobic group in Norway insulted Muslims and threw a copy of the Muslim holy book the Quran in an event near the capital Oslo on Saturday, according to a video the group posted on the Internet.

During the event in the town of Dremmen, Anna Braten, the leader of Stop Islamisation of Norway, gave a speech claiming that Islam has no place in Norway and that all Qurans must be destroyed.

Then Braten took out a Quran in order to deface it, but when the police intervened she...