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Three popular British news websites ran the story with claims now reported to be false by the Spanish press.

British news sites published a breaking story about a gunman wearing a suicide vest, shouting “Allahu Akbar”, and opening fire in a Spanish supermarket.

The Mail Online article published on 11 January tells the story of a man who fired a shotgun in a supermarket in Spain’s northwestern region of Galicia. The report began: “A gunman has opened fire in a Spanish...

Lawmaker Teuvo Hakkarainen from the nationalist Finns party was fined on Wednesday for a Facebook post calling for a Muslim-free Finland which a district court said amounted to agitation against an ethnic group.

Hakkarainen, whose party is part of the country's coalition government, made the call in a comment on the truck attack in France last July that killed 86 people. Prosecutors said the Tunisian-born driver had pro-terrorist views.

"All Muslims are not terrorists but all...

German mosques run by clerics adhering to the ultra-conservative sect of Sunni Islam called Salafism should be shut down, their communities broken up, and preachers expelled, believes German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel.

“On this question I am for zero tolerance,” the German official told Der Spiegel in an interview, commenting on the links between the Christmas market truck attacker and a Salafist preacher.

“Salafist mosques must be banned, the communities broken up, and the...

The Derby Telegraph and Daily Mail reported last week on an alleged assault on a Muslim taxi driver in Normanton, Derby who was subjected to a “brutal” ordeal by a passenger who refused to pay her taxi fare following a late night journey.

Shahid Iqbal, 50, was driving the female passenger and a companion to an address in Normanton in the early hours on 1 December. Mr Iqbal said the journey became problematic after he asked the woman not to place her feet on the dashboard of his car....

A comedy sketch satirizing British women who left the country to join the Daesh terror group has sparked controversy in the U.K.

The Real Housewives of Isis [Daesh] was aired by public broadcaster BBC on Wednesday as part of a comedy show called Revolting.

In the brief sketch, one of the four British “wives” is portrayed getting prepared to attend a beheading. Another two clash over wearing matching bomb vests. A fourth is seen chained up in a kitchen.

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A seventy-five year old man who racially abused a Muslim woman in veil was fined £258 due to his old age in Swansea, a coastal city in Wales.

Bert Fahy, a seventy-five year old Irish man, appeared at the Swansea Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to racially and religiously aggravated public order.

On Nov. 22, Fahy attacked a Polish Muslim woman who was wearing a veil in Wales. He swore, shouted at the Muslim woman and loudly said: "take that f*****g thing off your face" and...

he Bayonne man charged with spray-painting anti-Muslim graffiti and writing "Donald Trump" on a church building used by the local Muslim community was sentenced to 12 months probation today.

As a condition of his sentence, Jonathon Hussey, 20, of West 27th Street, wrote a letter of apology to the St. Henry's Church pastor and to the administrator of the Muslim community center that uses the parish school.

"In the letter he states that he didn't fully comprehend the...

A fire broke out at a planned mosque building in the city of Culemborg in central Netherlands on Wednesday.

The Dutch police and Muslim community believe that the fire was deliberately started by an arsonist, media sources said.

The fire reportedly started at the pool and spread to the whole building, leading to substantial damages. The building was known to contain asbestos, while electrical and gas connections were also cut at the night of the incident.

The planned...

A fire broke out at a Muslim cultural center in Sept-Îles, located in Canada's Quebec Province, on Friday raising questions of another possible Islamophobic attack.

The Muslim cultural center was being used as a prayer room in the town of Sept- Îles with 25,000 inhabitants before becoming unusable despite efforts of the fire department teams.

Quebec provincial police have opened an investigation into the probable arson.

The Sept- Îles prayer room is expected to stay...

The German police on Thursday raided a mosque in Berlin in search of Anis Amri, who is suspected of killing 12 people on Monday when he drove his truck into a crowded Christmas market in the city. Entire sections of Berlin have been closed down due to the police activity there. Local media reports that a shopping center has been evacuated and passengers were taken off of trains and trams.

The 24-year-old Tunisian-born Amri reportedly used at least six different identities during his...

The mayor of New Jersey's largest city is calling for state officials to fire a Department of Labor employee accused of pulling a Muslim woman's hijab off her head and throwing it on the ground.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says the unidentified Employment Services worker mocked a woman's faith at the city's One-Stop Career Center Dec. 5 before snatching her hijab.

Newark police arrested the employee and banned him from the business.

Baraka says that's not enough. The mayor...

Adam Saleh, an American YouTube personality, has published a video which he claims shows him being kicked off a Delta Air Lines plane after he says he had been heard speaking Arabic on the phone to his mother.

Saleh, who said he was travelling home to New York, did not say where the incident occurred but subsequent footage that he broadcast on Periscope showed him to be at London's Heathrow Airport Terminal Three, from where Delta flights to New York depart.

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A Muslim woman was reportedly subjected to a brutal verbal and physicial attack after her alleged attacker said "merry Christmas" but she replied "happy holidays".

Polie are investigating reports the man stole the woman's headscarf after the incident at the Beeliar Village shopping complex in Perth, Australia.

According to the Islamophobia Register Australia, the assailant smashed the 33-year-old woman over the back with a beer bottle after the exchange.

Her headscarf...

Anti-Islamic graffiti has been sprayed on a mosque in North Lanarkshire.
The words "Saracen Go Home" and the term "Deus Vult", translated from Latin as "God Willing", were painted on two walls of the mosque in Cumbernauld.
The attack, being treated as a hate crime, happened sometime between 21:00 on Friday and 07:30 on Saturday.
Mosque leaders described the incident as "unusual" and said people were "very worried" by it. The graffiti has been reported to police.
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In-flight meal choices of international passengers could be a potential profiling tool for national authorities, a senior airline manager has told border officials.

Marina Ripa-Braescu, the facilitation and security manager for Swiss International Air Lines, told a conference on border security in Hungary last week that information about pre-ordered meals could be used to help governments find out more about those travelling to the country before they arrive.

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