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Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

Prayers at Hagia Sophia will crown decades-long Muslim campaign

When Yunus Genc prays on Friday at Hagia Sophia, it will mark the triumphant culmination of decades-long efforts by Islamist-rooted groups like his to convert the ancient monument ...

Philippine referendum returns big 'yes' vote on Bangsamoro self-rule

Philippine referendum returns big 'yes' vote on Bangsamoro self-rule

A predominantly Muslim area of the southern Philippines has returned a resounding "Yes" in this week's referendum on greater autonomy, boosting hopes for peace in one of Asia's most conflict-torn regions.

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after communal violence; four injured

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after communal violence; four injured

Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim communities in which four people were injured, a spokesman said on Saturday.

India's top court rules controversial Muslim divorce law ‘unconstitutional’

India's top court rules controversial Muslim divorce law ‘unconstitutional’

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled a controversial Muslim quick divorce law ‘unconstitutional’, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality.

Police question 'troubled' anti-Muslim van attacker

Police question 'troubled' anti-Muslim van attacker

Police on Tuesday questioned a man suspected of deliberately mowing down Muslims in London, as the interior minister said Britain was ‘bruised but not broken’ by a series of terror attacks.

Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two men were stabbed to death in the US city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.

Iranian student deported in chaos of Trump's Muslim ban

Iranian student deported in chaos of Trump's Muslim ban

When Sara Yarjani handed her passport to an immigration officer at Los Angeles airport she was sure she'd be waved through customs, as had happened before. Instead, 23 hours later, she was deported.

Many Republicans uneasy with Trump travel ban

Many Republicans uneasy with Trump travel ban

Several congressional Republicans have spoken out against President Donald Trump's immigration and refugee restrictions, reflecting unease within the president's party about the direction ...

India's Modi wades into political battle over Muslim divorce law

India's Modi wades into political battle over Muslim divorce law

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday waded into a controversy over a Muslim divorce law he said was destroying women's lives, drawing criticism from rivals ...

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hairdresser fined for turning away client in hijab

Norway hit a hairdresser with a roughly €1,000 fine on Monday after she was convicted of discrimination for turning away a Muslim client wearing a headscarf.

Philippines, rebels relaunch peace talks

Philippines, rebels relaunch peace talks

The Philippines on Saturday restarted peace talks with the country's largest rebel group, the first under President Rodrigo Duterte aimed at ending decades of violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

India's top court to consider intervening in Muslim 'triple talaq' divorce law

India's top court to consider intervening in Muslim 'triple talaq' divorce law

India's Supreme Court said it will examine how far it could interfere in Muslim laws governing family-related issues as it heard a plea to end a practice allowing Muslim men to divorce their wives ...