Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday, announced that the Palestinian leadership will freeze all contacts with Israel “on all levels” with regard to tensions over the Al-Aqsa mosque. He made the announcement during a meeting to discuss the growing escalation over the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The announcement came as the deputy leader of the Islamic Movement […]
The Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers discussed in a phone call on Saturday the possible Arab steps and measures to be taken against the recent Israeli assaults against the Palestinians in Jerusalem, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
A Palestinian man, shot by Israeli regime forces during Saturday clashes in the West Bank, has succumbed to his wounds. In a statement, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said 17-year-old Oday Nawajaa was critically injured by live fire east of Jerusalem al-Quds. The death came amid ever-growing tensions over restrictions at the al-Aqsa mosque. Meanwhile, […]
And now for the next installment in our ongoing special series on South Africa – and we’re exploring the root causes of xenophobia and what can be done to address it. It’s an ongoing concern for foreign nationals who say they don’t feel safe. CGTN’s Lindy Mtongana has more.
Israeli officials said Sunday Israel will not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest confrontations with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use. With Israeli generals warning the violence may spiral, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering alternatives to the walk-through gates placed at entrances […]
After the recent wave of attacks on Muslims in London, some are asking whether British Muslims are safe in the UK right now. There have been increased hate crimes towards British Muslims recently, namely the horrific acid attack on two Muslims in East London and the murder of a Muslim outside Finsbury Park mosque, in […]
(BIRMINGHAM, AL, 7/14/17) — The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Alabama) tonight called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate vandalism targeting a Muslim family of Middle Eastern heritage in that state as a possible hate crime. CAIR-Alabama reports that the Muslim family in Helena, Ala., today discovered broken windows, […]
Canadian Security Intelligence Service has been sued with high-profile allegations of homophobia, racism and Islamophobia. Five agents and analysts have filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit accusing Canada’s top spy agency of being rife with discrimination, harassment, bullying and abuse of authority. The lawsuit blames CSIS management for a toxic workplace with widespread mockery, humiliation and discrimination […]
Islamaphobia is something that affects Muslims on a daily basis. We can complain about it and feel sorry for ourselves, or we can try to make a positive change without hurting anybody. My short film starts off confrontationally, asking “Why do you care so much about how I live my life?” but ends on a […]
A man in Oregon harassed a Muslim couple in his car. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you about his arrest and apology. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. “An Oregon man has been arraigned on hate crime charges for threatening a Muslim couple only […]
Terror attacks receive five times more media coverage if the perpetrator is Muslim as opposed to those carried out by non-Muslims in the US, according to an academic study conducted by researchers from Georgia State University. Analysis of all terrorist attacks covered by LexisNexis Academic and in the US between 2011 and 2015 found […]
British people don’t believe Muslims living in the UK have integrated properly, while the government is failing to combat prejudice in society. That’s according to a new independent report released at a time when media sentiment is increasingly turning negative with respect to Muslims. Polly Boyko has been finding out what people in London think […]
A prominent Bahrani human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has been sentenced to two years in jail after being found guilty by a Bahraini court of ‘publishing and broadcasting false news’. Activist was arrested last year after speaking out about the Gulf kingdom’s human rights record. He was subsequently charged with ‘spreading malicious rumours’ and ‘undermining […]
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is hailing what he calls a victory over tyranny and barbarism, after his army finally re-took Mosul from ISIL. Monday’s announcement brings to an end a nearly nine-month offensive against the armed group. But the city now faces a humanitarian crisis, with neighbourhoods destroyed and almost a million people displaced. […]
A new court to tackle Afghanistan’s huge corruption problem has begun operating in Kabul. Bribes and embezzlement worth hundreds of millions of dollars have destroyed trust in the government. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: – Find us on Facebook: – […]
Belgium’s ban on the full-face niqab in public doesn’t violate any rules, that’s according to a decision by the European Court of Human rights. The ruling comes after two Muslim women tried to get the move legally overturned. RT LIVE Subscribe to RT!… Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter […]
Shaesta Waiz, an Afghan-American pilot is trying to fly solo around the world. She wants to encourage young people in Afghanistan to get involved in science and engineering. If she completes the journey in September, she will become only the eighth woman in the world to achieve that record. Al Jazeera’s Jennifer Glasse reports from […]
The UN is warning that Israel’s 11-year blockade of Gaza is preventing the Palestinian’s territory’s recovery from the 2014 war and crippling its economy. The UN Development Program found chronic water and power shortages have worsened the long-term impact of the conflict in Gaza. Planned reconstruction work has also fallen well behind schedule. Meanwhile, Gaza’s […]
Playing cops and robbers is a pastime many might remember from their childhood. But psychiatrists in Syria are warning playing with toy guns can be extremely harmful when children are stressed by war. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep, near the Syria border. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: […]
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Muslim women wearing hijabs are most at risk of Islamophobic attacks – and only one in four Australians would step in to stop racist abuse. Women wearing hijabs are most vulnerable to public Islamophobic attacks in Australia, while only one in four bystanders speak out on behalf of victims. These are the findings of a […]
Jamiat Ulma-i-Hind activists took out a protest demonstration against lynching incidents carried out by self-styled gau rakshaks across the country. Members of dalit communities also participated in the protest to show solidarity with their Muslim brethren facing persecution in the garb of cow protection. Subscribe to Times Of India’s Youtube channel here: Also Subscribe […]
As Muslims in Edo State prepare for hajj which is one of the five pillars of Islam, they have been advised to be of good character and abide by the laws of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia during their stay in that country. The Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca affords Muslims the opportunity to make the […]
When one thinks of grandmothers the picture of an elderly lady baking or knitting sweaters comes to mind. However, one babushka , Russian for old woman or grandmother, from Kazakhstan has paired up with her grandson to break all such stereotypes by producing some of the most funky rap songs. According to BBC News, the […]
Two decades ago after his right leg was blown off by a grenade, Ali Said fled war-torn Somalia. While living in a Kenyan refugee camp last year, the father of seven was shot in his other leg by robbers. Recently saying he felt unbelievably lucky, Said and his family are among the last refugees allowed […]
Renegade Libyan commander Khalifa Hafter says his forces have taken control of the eastern city of Benghazi. There’s no confirmation but a victory by Haftar would mark a major advance for his so-called “Libyan National Army”, which opposes the UN recognised government based in Tripoli. Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports.
Civilians flee last ISIL enclave in Mosul’s Old City ISIL’s been confined to less than one square kilometre by Iraqi forces in Mosul’s old city. Government troops have been fighting to re-take the city from the armed group since October. And with each small advance, extensive damage is being uncovered, to the city and its […]
Salt is one of the most distinctive cities in Jordan, known for its vivid sandstone buildings. But despite being around for centuries it’s struggling to stand the test of time. So those who care about it are asking the United Nations to help preserve it.