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Swiss tourists warned of French burqa ban

Tourists in Annecy have been told that France banned veils back in 2011. Photo: AFP Swiss tourists warned of French burqa ban Published: 23 Jul 2015 11:11 GMT+02:00 Police in…

French public beach closure due to Saudi royal family holiday angers locals

Guardian: Beach lovers on the French Riviera expressed their anger on Sunday over the imminent arrival of the Saudi royal family, who have ordered a long stretch of beach to…

Anorexia Crackdown: France Bans Fashion Models Who Are Too Thin

nbcnews.com PARIS — France will ban excessively thin models and expose modeling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law…

Tabligh Enthusiasm a century ago- A letter from British Library Collections

Excerpt from letter from Abdul Rahim to Fatah Muhammad Syal - This is an excerpt from a letter written by an Indian Post Office clerk, Abdul Rahim, to Fatah Muhammad…

What is behind the recent bombing wave?

Summary        Rami G. Khouri       The Daily Star, Lebanon The most dangerous and troubling of the terror attacks in the past week in Tunisia Kuwait,…

France opens terrorism probe after beheading attack at gas factory

France opens terrorism probe after beheading attack at gas factory CATHERINE LAGRANGE SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER , France — Reuters Published Friday, Jun. 26, 2015 5:56AM EDT Last updated Friday, Jun. 26, 2015 10:02AM EDT   45…

US ‘spied on French presidents’ – Wikileaks

Source: BBC The US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on French Presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande in 2006-12, Wikileaks says. The whistleblower website cites “top secret intelligence…

Pope ‘moved to tears’ by asylum seekers’ plight

By AFP – Jun 21,2015 – TURIN, Italy — Pope Francis said Sunday the plight of asylum seekers hoping for a new life in Europe was enough to make him…

Hate and extremism ‘not Islam': French PM

Source: ET Prime Minister Manuel Valls attends a meeting with French Muslims organisations in Paris, on June 15, 2015. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stressed on Monday there…

French Muslims say Veil Bans Gives cover to Bias

French Muslims say constant talk about banning veils has made them targets of abuse. Credit Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times WISSOUS, France — Malek Layouni was not thinking…

French mayor expelled for claiming Islam will be banned from France by 2027

A French mayor, who claimed on Twitter that Islam will be banned in France by 2027, is facing expulsion from the country’s main opposition conservative party after rightists termed his…

Charlie Hebdo accused of hypocrisy as it suspends journalist after death threats over her articles attacking Islam

the daily mail: Satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has been accused of hypocrisy after it suspended a journalist who has received death threats for her articles attacking Islamic extremism. Zineb El…

DEAR FRANCE, STOP SKIRTING AROUND THE REAL ISSUE

worldreligionnews.com: FEATURED CONTRIBUTOR NUSRAT QADIR RESPONDS TO A FRENCH SCHOOL’S DECISION TO SEND A 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL HOME FROM SCHOOL BECAUSE HER SKIRT WAS TOO LONG AND COULD BE CONSTRUED AS…

Uproar as French mayor ‘counts Muslim children’

Robert Ménard, mayor of Béziers in southern France. Photo: AFP Uproar as French mayor ‘counts Muslim children’ Published: 05 May 2015 15:49 GMT+02:00 A French mayor backed by the far-right…

Islam in Germany and France: A Collection of Articles

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient is Allah as…

Promoting Islam as Religion and Secularism as Politics in France

Epigraph: There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has…

France invests €100mn in battle against anti-Semitism & Islamophobia

Source: RT France is allocating €100 million to battle racism, anti-Semitism and Muslim hate in the wake of recent hatred-driven violent attacks in the country, but it will take at…

Campaign For A ‘French Islam’ Reaches Out To Both Imams And Non-Muslim Government Leaders

Source: Huffington Post The Huffington Post  |  By Elizabeth Bryant Posted: 04/07/2015 1:33 pm EDT LYON, France (RNS) Sunlight slants across a classroom at the Catholic University of Lyon, where…

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