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.

The Delta Air Line...

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.

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.

This information...

A man burst into a Muslim prayer hall in the Swiss city of Zurich on Monday and started shooting, injuring three men, according to police, who have launched a manhunt for the shooter.

A body was found a few hundred meters (yards) from the scene, an AFP photographer said, but it was unclear if it was connected to the shooting, which took place inside the city's Islamic Centre, near the central station.

At around 5:30 pm (1630 GMT), an unknown person entered the Islamic Centre,...

A mosque in Öhringen's business district Sichert in southwest Germany has been targeted in an anti-Islamic attack.

Unknown attackers spewed a pig's head on a fence in front of Aksemseddin Mosque on December 4. A man discovered the impaled pig's head in the morning, as he was bringing his son to a Koran course at the mosque.

The mosque filed a complaint, but the community has little hope that the perpetrator will be caught. Police spokesman Rainer Ott stated that there has been...

A Muslim woman in east London had her headscarf pulled off and was dragged along the ground in a “sickening” attack in east London.
The 27-year-old woman had been visiting a friend at a hair salon when two white youths approached her from behind and tried to rip off her hijab before pushing her onto the ground and dragging her a few meters along the pavement. Witnesses say she was left highly distraught and lay on the ground for around twenty minutes before being helped into a nearby...

British police arrested a man who stabbed an Asian man while shouting "I want to kill a Muslim" at a London train station on Monday.

The stabbing happened Monday as a train pulled into the Forest Hill station in southeast London.

Witnesses said the attacker strode through the moving train and selected a victim based on his appearance. He then shouted "go back to Syria" and "Muslims...kill them all" before stabbing his victim in the face and chest.

The victim was...

German police detained a man linked to the anti-Islamic, xenophobic group Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamification of the West (PEGIDA) on suspicion of involvement in an attack targeting a Turkish mosque and an event venue in Germany's Dresden in September.

The suspect, identified as 29-year-old Nino K. by German media outlets, was detained on Thursday, while it was not clear where he was detained.

The suspect is accused of throwing homemade explosives at Fatih Mosque,...

A New York teenager who went missing after she said she was harassed on a train last week has been found.
Yasmin Seweid, 18, was found in the early hours of Saturday morning, officials from the Nassau County Police Department's Missing Persons Squad said. The teen was seen being taken from her Long Island home on a stretcher Saturday afternoon.
The Nassau County Police Department put out an alert on Friday saying Seweid had been missing since Wednesday.
Last Thursday,...