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A BuzzFeed News analysis found that Republican officials in 49 states have openly attacked Muslims with words and proposed legislation since 2015, and few have faced repercussions.

A state lawmaker in Oklahoma refused to meet with Muslim constituents unless they replied to a questionnaire asking if they beat their wives.

A Nebraska state senator suggested that any Muslim wanting to enter the United States be forced to eat pork first.

And a Rhode Island legislator...

 A mosque in Germany’s capital was vandalized overnight Thursday, allegedly by supporters of the PYD/PKK terror organization, according to mosque officials.

The assailants wrote slogans on the windows of the Mescid-i Aksa mosque, run by the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB) association.

The windows of the mosque were painted in yellow, red and green, the colors used by the terrorist organization for their rags.

The PYD/PKK group and far-left...

Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday, according to a Palestinian official.

“Over 542 Jewish extremists stormed the compound since morning,” Al-Aqsa Mosque Director Omar Kiswani told Anadolu Agency.

He said the settlers broke into the compound through Al-Mugharbah gate under the protection of Israeli security forces.

“The settlers toured the compound and preformed Talmudic rituals near the Dome...

Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday, according to a Palestinian official.

“Over 542 Jewish extremists stormed the compound since morning,” Al-Aqsa Mosque Director Omar Kiswani told Anadolu Agency.

He said the settlers broke into the compound through Al-Mugharbah gate under the protection of Israeli security forces.

“The settlers toured the compound and preformed Talmudic rituals near the Dome...

Aygül Kilic was a little-known candidate for the Free Democrats until her electoral poster ignited an online controversy.

One of Kilic's party colleagues says those vilifying her for wearing a hijab should "go to hell."

Germany's business friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) has defended one of its hijab-wearing Muslim candidates after her electoral poster sparked hostile reactions on social media.

Aygül Kilic, a candidate for a local election in the northern German city...

The man who created a 'Love a Muslim Day' list in response to letters promoting hateful acts hopes his idea will "bring people together".

It was sparked by reports that 'Punish a Muslim Day' letters had been sent out in several cities, calling on people to verbally and physically attack Muslims.

Four MPs from South Asian backgrounds have also received packages containing anti-Muslim letters in recent days.

The response, listing acts of kindness, has been widely shared on...

In the Tyrol, six charges were filed because of people wearing “winter clothing”, while a number of Asian tourists were requested to remove their smog masks at Vienna’s Schwechat airport.

An Austrian ban on full-face coverings introduced as part of an “integration” policy aimed at limiting the visibility of orthodox Islam in public life has been criticised by police after it emerged that the law has mainly resulted in the issuing of warnings against people wearing smog masks, skiing...

A Canadian man went on trial for an attack on a Quebec City mosque last year, pleading not guilty to charges of shooting to death six worshippers and wounding many others.

The rampage on January 29, 2017 was one of the deadliest ever against Muslims in a Western country, leaving six dead and more than 30 injured, including one man who is now tetraplegic.

The gunman opened fire at the end of Sunday prayers at Quebec City's Islamic Cultural Center, a mosque located in a normally...

A 63-year-old imam of a mosque has been “beaten to death” on Saturday in the Muslim-majority city of Novi Pazar in Serbia.

Nazir Salihovic was attacked when he was on his way back home after leading the night prayer at the mosque, the Serbian Islamic Union said in a statement.

It said the attack on Salihovic was “unacceptable” and that an investigation had been launched to identify the attackers.

Kemal Brnicanin, doctor at Novi Pazar Hospital, told Anadolu Agency that...

A disabled man Syed Ali went out to go to the shops and he got outside he noticed his door was black before a neighbour pointed out the graffiti. 'Kill Muslims' was written on his front door in marker pen as well as in paint.

The police were called and came to Mr Ali's home and took the details of what happened and wiped the door to remove the hateful language.

Syed Ali, who lives alone and needs an electric wheelchair to help him get around, says he is now too scared to stay...

The Norwegian government proposed on Friday a nationwide ban on the wearing of full-face veils, such as the burqa and the niqab, in universities, schools and kindergartens.

France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria have all imposed restrictions on wearing full-face veils in public places.

If passed by parliament, Norway could become the first Nordic country to introduce such ban in the education sector, Finance Minister Siv Jensen said in a...

Belgium's far-right New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) party leader Bart De Wever, who is also the mayor of Antwerp city, accused the Muslim population of "creating tension" in the country.

In an interview, De Wever claimed that the Muslim community's "insistence" regarding the use of religious symbols was creating tension and that they were more inclined to create such problems than the Jewish community, who he said avoided such controversy.

"The Jews accept rules. I have not seen...

A mosque in the southern Germany city of Ulm was attacked with molotov cocktails.

The attack caused no injuries but minor damage to the mosque belonging to the Islamic Community National View (IGMG), one of the largest Muslim-Turkish associations in the country.

Despite a ban on activities of PKK in Germany, supporters of the terrorist group and its Syrian branch PYD, have carried out dozens of rallies and violent acts since January after Turkey launched a counter-terrorism...

In a slight to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, new Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Islam is not part of German culture. His comments underscore his efforts to push the government to the right.

Certain Christian-inspired aspects are part of daily life and culture in Germany, Seehofer said, naming examples such as shops being closed on Sundays and public holidays that correspond to church holidays like Easter, Pentecost and Christmas.

Seehofer told the paper that people...

Three men are accused of bombing a mosque in a large Somali community in the midwest United States, in an attempt to scare Muslims into leaving the country, authorities said.

The men allegedly traveled some 500 miles (805 kilometers) from a rural farming community in Illinois to carry out the Aug. 5 attack, which caused a damaging fire at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. No one was hurt.

The men are also suspected in the...