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With the lockdowns and social distancing practices increasing across the world due to the global pandemic of Covid-19, everybody has more time for watching films or TV series. And the most popular digital platform for this activity is the Netflix with 167 million subscribers. And one of the TV series is the Swedish made ‘Caliphate’, featuring on Netflix.

The series is telling the story of women who were manipulated to join DAESH, lived in Raqqa during the DAESH rule and the Swedish...

The United Kingdom is paying tribute to the first doctors on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic who have died after contracting COVID-19.

All four men - Alfa Sa'adu; Amged el-Hawrani; Adil El Tayar and Habib Zaidi - were Muslim and had ancestry in regions including Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Dr Salman Waqar, the general secretary of the British Islamic Medical Association, said the contribution of these doctors was "immeasurable".

"They were devoted...

Brenton Tarrant, 29, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on all charges in an appearance by video link in the High Court at Christchurch this morning.

As well as the 51 murder charges, he also pleaded guilty to 40 charges of attempted murder, and a terrorism charge.

Tarrant's trial, which had been set down for June, will now not take place.

The date for his sentencing is yet to be set. New Zealand police say it will only take place when it is possible for all...

Imran Khan, a 30-year-old laborer, was walking home on February 24 after a hard day's work when a mob in northeast Delhi intercepted him.

"They first asked my name to find out if I was a Hindu or a Muslim," he told CBS News. As soon as he said his name, which is common among south Asian Muslims, he says they started hitting him with sticks and iron rods. 

"I tried to reason with them but they didn't listen. They laughed while some of them ate the fruits I was carrying home for...

A bullet letter and a gun bullet were sent to a mosque in the town of Röthenbach near Nuremberg, Germany.

“You will never be safe” statement was stated in the letter of threats sent to the Röthenbach Mosque, which is affiliated with DITIB.

DITIB Röthenbach Mosque Association President Recep Çalık said in the statement that they opened the letter, when the letter sent by mail in the morning was left to the administration room by the official.

Çalık said, “When our friends...

New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were investigating a threat made this week against one of the Christchurch mosques where 51 Muslim worshippers were killed in a mass shooting a year ago.

Amid plans to mark the one-year anniversary of the March 15 mass killing, police said the threat to Christchurch's Al Noor mosque was posted this week on encrypted messaging app Telegram.

Reports said the message showed a man in a balaclava sitting in a car outside the mosque accompanied...

The United States' first-ever Turkish and Muslim police chief became the victim of a campaign of racist threats sent to him via text, local authorities said on March 2.

İbrahim 'Mike' Baycora, a first-generation Turkish-American immigrant, was appointed as the 17th police chief of the city of Paterson, New Jersey, last month.

The historic ceremony saw him swear on the Quran instead of the Bible, with representatives from the Turkish community in New York and New Jersey in...

Ahmet Mete, the elected mufti of Xanthi in northern Greece, on Wednesday was sentenced to four months in prison due to usurping authority.

The implementation of the prison sentence was delayed. If Mete commits a crime in three years, the sentence will be implemented.

Erkan Azizoğlu, the imam of the nearby village of Glafki, was acquitted of the same charges.

Mete released a message on social media after the decision and said that he will file an appeal to the upper court...

Kahina Bahloul, the founder of the Fatima Mosque, was born to a Muslim Algerian father and a French mother with Christian and Jewish backgrounds and grew up in Algeria where she studied law before moving back to France where she earned her doctorate in Islamic Studies from the École Pratique des Hautes Études.

According to Bahloul, the main premise of her mosque that she named after prophet Mohammad's daughter, is to be an example of liberal Islam.

At the Fatima mosque, men and...

The chief executive officer of Ryanair has called for the profiling of Muslim men at airports, claiming "bombers" will "generally be of a Muslim persuasion".

Michael O'Leary made the remark while discussing airport security with the Times newspaper in London. 

In the interview published on Saturday, the airline's controversial boss said: "Who are the bombers? They are going to be single males travelling on their own... If you are travelling with a family of kids, on you go; the...

A Dutch court on Wednesday sentenced a person to 90 days in jail for threatening Muslims on social media.

According to a statement by the court, the 33-year-old person threatened Muslims with death after Christchurch massacre in New Zealand.

On March 15, 2019, terrorist Brenton Tarrant attacked two mosques in the city of Christchurch during Friday prayers and killed 51 people and wounded 49 others.

“I will do the same. I will get a gun and kill all Muslims,” the convict...

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he would curb the practice of foreign countries sending imams and teachers to France to crack down on what he called the risk of “separatism.

Macron has so far stayed away from issues related to France’s Muslim community, the biggest in Europe, focusing instead on economic reforms.

In a much-anticipated intervention less than a month before mayoral elections, Macron said he would gradually put an end to the system in which...

Muslim communities in Germany have called for more police protection after the arrest of members of a rightwing extremist group that is believed to have been plotting large-scale attacks on mosques around the country.

Twelve men who were arrested following police raids on Friday had been planning attacks using semi-automatic weapons on worshippers during prayers in 10 German states, said to have been inspired by those carried out in New Zealand last year, according to a government...

Unknown assailants broke the windows of an Arabic mosque and a Muslim prayer room in the Germany city of Ulm late January, German Islamic magazine IslamiQ says. The places were targeted three times and the attacks caused damage worth about 4,000 euros, the police told the press.

According to police spokesman Wolfgang Jurgens, the attacks were carried out on the nights of Jan. 27, 28 and 31. However, in the official police reports, the attacks on the Islamic places of worship were not...

Every other day in 2019 a mosque, a Muslim institution or a religious representative in Germany was attacked against Islam.

"This is right-wing terror, which must be resolutely countered," explains Christine Buchholz, a member of the Left Bundestag. "The threat to people, mosques and other Muslim institutions is unacceptable."

Since January 2019, this has identified a certain sub-group of Islamophobic attacks, namely those on meeting places, cultural associations, cemeteries,...