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On Sept. 11, 2001, the Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda coordinated four attacks against targets in the United States, killing nearly 3,000 individuals and injuring tens of thousands more. After these attacks, Americans grew more suspicious of and outwardly hostile to Muslims. Research shows that these views increased in the years that followed. Our recently published paper in the Public Administration Review shows that — even 19 years later — public officials in the United States...

The “clearance operation” began at 3 a.m. in western Myanmar, the soldier says.

The colonel in charge told the troops in Myanmar’s 565th light infantry battalion their task was to wipe out the Rohingya villagers in the area, ordering them to “shoot all that you see and all that you hear,” Pvt. Myo Win Tun says in video testimony obtained by NBC News.

His unit carried out the order, the private says, raping women first before killing them along with children and the elderly. The...

MSNBC host Joy Reid on Wednesday night said she should have been more “sensitive” two days earlier when she seemingly compared radicalized Trump supporters to “the way Muslims act,” remarks that sparked outrage among Muslim activists and organizations.

More specifically, it was a non-apology.

“For decades, America’s Muslim community has endured blanket portrayals that focus on one thing, not their families or individual achievements or even anything about Islam,” she said...

Danish far-right leader and convicted racist Rasmus Paludan announced he applied for Swedish citizenship to be able to freely burn Muslim holy book Quran in the country.

A copy of the Quran was burned by supporters of racist Danish leader Rasmus Paludan, the leader of the anti-Islamic group Tight Direction (Stram Kurs), in the southern Sweden city of Malmo last week.

The rally was marred by violence, which left several police officers injured. At least 10 people were arrested....

The French satirical paper whose Paris offices were attacked in 2015 is reprinting the caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad that the gunmen who opened fire on its editorial staff cited as their motivation.

The move was announced on Tuesday, a day before 13 men and a woman accused of providing the attackers with weapons and logistics go on trial on charges of terrorism on Wednesday.

In an editorial this week accompanying the caricatures, the paper said the drawings "belong to...

Muslim immigrants are being served pork at a US detention facility in Miami, Florida, forcing them to choose "between their faith and starvation," advocates charged on Wednesday.

In an August 19 letter, immigrant advocate groups say they have received "alarming reports" that Immigration and Customs Enforcement and its officers have been serving "pork or pork-based products to Muslim detainees" at its Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, Florida.

"Muslim detainees have been...

France's interior minister on Thursday condemned on Thursday an arson attempt at a mosque in the French city of Lyon.

Gerald Darmanin denounced in a tweet “anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic, anti-Christian acts” as “stupid and heinous," less than a week after another fire damaged a mosque in a Lyon suburb.

Pierre Oliver, mayor of Lyon’s 2nd district, said on French news broadcaster BFM TV the fire appears to be “of criminal origin” but there were no casualties. Firefighters quickly...

Three persons were killed and three others grievously injured after the Bengaluru Police opened fire to control riots that broke out late Tuesday, after protests erupted over a social media post allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad.

Angry mobs went on a rampage in the Kaval Byrasandra area to protest against the Facebook post, allegedly put up by P. Naveen, nephew of Pulakeshinagar MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy of the Congress.

Residents began sharing the “offensive” post...

Two mosques in Antwerp are filing a complaint against the far-right Vlaams Belang political party and its chairman Tom Van Grieken for spreading images on social media which they feel incite hatred and discrimination.

The Al Aqsa Mosque and the adjacent Cultural Centre Mosque Omar in the northern district of Antwerp are filing a complaint, after Vlaams Belang and Van Grieken circulated images of Muslims on the day of the Feast of Sacrifice.

In his tweet, Van Grieken said that “...

When India annexed and reduced Jammu and Kashmir to a centrally administered territory exactly a year ago, observers felt the move was aimed at changing the region’s Muslim-majority character.

While it may take years to enforce huge demographic changes, it appears that the local population has already been ejected from the official machinery, thus further engraining a complex of disempowerment in the region.

According to figures available with the Jammu and Kashmir government,...

A young Muslim man was brutally attacked by a group of men near Delhi on suspicions of transporting beef, it emerged on Sunday after a video of the incident went viral on social media.

According to Times of India, police said that the incident took place on Friday morning in Haryana's Gurgaon district and one of the accused had been arrested.

In the video, a group of men can be seen dragging and kicking the 27-year-old victim, identified as Lukmaan, as a huge crowd watches in...

In violation of the status quo, Israeli police today allowed Jewish fanatics to openly perform religious rituals on the premises of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, in Jerusalem’s old city, according to witnesses.

They said the fanatics, who were marking a Jewish event, held public prayer at Bab al-Rahma (Golden Gate) area inside the Islamic holy compound during the daily visit hours.

When Muslim worshippers attempted to block the fanatics from holding their prayers...

Greek Government Spokesperson Stelios Pecas said that the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a mosque is a ‘provocation’ not only for Greeks and Christians but also for the entire Western and civilized worlds.

Peças, “Hagia Sophia to be converted to a mosque on Friday and held there shows not only the Greeks and all Christians, all provocation towards the West and the civilized world. Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Miçotakis Greece in the statement concerning the celebration of...

"Price tag" vandalism is a strategy used by extremist Jewish settlers to attack Palestinians and their property.

A mosque was vandalized Monday in a suspected “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian residents.

Attackers spray-painted anti-Arab slogans and racist graffiti on the walls of a mosque in al-Bireh city in the central West Bank, the residents said.

"The Israeli government is responsible for such criminal and racist acts,” Hussam...

Aswastika and graffiti were daubed overnight on a mosque in the town of Agen, southwestern France, the interior minister said Sunday, denouncing what he called an "odious" act.

Gerald Darmanin expressed his "support for the Muslims of Agen" in a tweet in which he described the vandalism as "contrary to the values of the Republic."

Messaoud Settati, president of the town's Islamic association, said he was alerted to the desecration at around 2 a.m.

The mosque had handed...