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Muslim Girl Takes Hijab Ban in French School to UN

PARIS (IQNA) – A French Muslim student, recently denied entry to her school in Lyon for wearing a kimono, has taken her case to the United Nations (UN), alleging discrimination based on her religious beliefs.
New York: Two Men Charged with Threats and Harassment at Buffalo Mosque
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – Buffalo Police say two men were arrested on Wednesday accused of making threats and harassing people inside Jami Masjid Buffalo on Genesee Street.
12:30 , 2023 Sep 23
Afzaal Family Murder: Accused Was ‘Smiling’ After Arrest, Court Hears
OTTAWA (IQNA) – The man accused of killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario, on June 6, 2021, was smiling and acting "happy" and "giddy" after his arrest, a police officer testified Friday in Windsor.
11:48 , 2023 Sep 23
Kashmiri Leader Returns to Historic Mosque, Leads Friday Prayer after 4-Year Detention
SRINAGAR (IQNA) – After four years of house arrest, Kashmiri pro-freedom and religious leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq delivered his first Friday sermon at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir.
14:55 , 2023 Sep 22
Quran Copy Desecrated in Netherlands Repaired, Given to Turkish Envoy
AMSTERDAM (IQNA) – A copy of the Holy Quran desecrated and torn in the Netherlands last month has been repaired.
08:59 , 2023 Sep 23
Massachusetts: Targeted Political Attacks Directed at Muslim Women Candidates
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – Two Muslim women, who are currently running for local office in Massachusetts, say that their campaign materials have been purposely damaged this month, in what they perceive as deliberate attacks.
09:21 , 2023 Sep 22
Quran Desecration, Religious Hatred Pose Threat to Peace: Turkey, Malaysia Leaders
NEW YORK (IQNA) – The Leaders of Turkey and Malaysia denounced recent Quran desecrations in the West and said such sacrilegious acts pose a threat to peace.  
08:02 , 2023 Sep 21
Acts like Quran Desecration Exploited by Terrorists: EU’s Borrell
NEW YORK (IQNA) – Acts like Quran desecration are being exploited by terrorists, the EU’s foreign policy chief said.
10:55 , 2023 Sep 21
Muslims Take Legal Action to End FBI's Covert Watchlist
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – A dozen Muslim Americans have launched a lawsuit to end a secretive FBI watchlist that they say has turned them into “second-class” citizens.
10:18 , 2023 Sep 19
American Muslim Mayor’s Call for Justice Falls on Deaf Ears
WASHINGTON, DC (IQNA) – A Muslim mayor in the US state of New Jersey has been seeking answers as to why he has been placed on an FBI watchlist but he has received no answers.
16:54 , 2023 Sep 20
UK: Bolton Mosque Set to Use Old Mill Building for Community Purposes
LONDON (IQNA) – Plans have been submitted to partially demolish and refurbish Prospect Street Mill in Bolton, converting it into a modern space for functions and community use related to a mosque.
11:41 , 2023 Sep 20
France’s Muslim Ban vs Olympics 2024: A Preview
PARIS (IQNA) – A sports journalist has addressed what can unfold in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris for Hijabi Muslim athletes as France has a history of imposing hijab bans in sports.
11:09 , 2023 Sep 20
X Faces Legal Action over Islamophobic Tweets in Australia
CANBERRA (IQNA) – A Muslim advocacy group in Australia has called on authorities to hold social media platform X responsible for Islamophobic tweets.
15:57 , 2023 Sep 19