The government faces a Monday evening deadline to provide the US appeals court with information to justify the ban after a federal judge in Seattle blocked it on Friday.
Nearly 1000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday to protest against the Austrian government’s plans to ban the full-face veil.
Defending what they say is a woman’s right to choose, some 3,000 people have marched through Austria’s capital, Vienna, to protest at government plans to ban full-face Muslim veils in public…
Campaigners behind World Hijab Day (February 1) are urging non-Muslims to wear the Islamic headscarf to show solidarity and help fight ‘bigotry, discrimination, and…
Austria’s coalition government has vowed to ban Muslim face-covering veils and to restrict eastern European workers’ access to the labour market.
The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.
The restoration of an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab has been inaugurated by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.
In the West Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was widely regarded as a reformer.
For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).
These ceremonies are a far cry from Sunday service, with everything from Ice plunging pilgrimages in St Petersburg to flagellation in the Phillipines.
Sevil Shhaideh, a Muslim woman from Romania's Tartar minority, was nominated on Wednesday for the role of PM, a double first for Romania
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka in public life “wherever possible.”
Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament have backed a partial ban on “face-covering clothing”, including Islamic veils and robes such as the burqa and…
An employee of Germany’s domestic intelligence service (BfV) has been arrested over a suspected Islamist plot to bomb the agency’s Cologne Headquarters.
ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.
A well known reciter of the Koran and teacher of Islam in Iran is facing a possible death sentence after he was accused of sexually abusing several of his…
The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.
The growth of halal food and lifestyle products is a focus of the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai, presents huge business opportunity.
Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs