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French Senate says deradicalisation programme is failing

France's Islamic deradicalisation programme is designed to stop young, embittered Muslims embarking on violent jihad in Iraq and Syria.

France's Islamic deradicalisation programme is designed to stop young, embittered Muslims embarking on violent jihad in Iraq and Syria.

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UK follows US in imposing electronic device flight ban

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

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US imposes electronic device ban on some Middle East flights

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

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European court rules workplace headscarf ban is legal

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

The ECJ ruled that employers are allowed to ban workers from wearing visible religious, political and philosophical symbols in the workplace.

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Israel: outrage over move to "silence mosques' call to prayer"

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…

There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…

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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

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Legal tug-of-war brews over Trump administration immigration ban

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.

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.

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Austria : veil ban protest

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.

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.

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Austria: Protesters denounce plans to ban full-face Muslim veils

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…

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…

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Bosnian women mark World Hijab Day

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

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Watch live: White House press briefing

Press Secretary expected to talk about sacking of acting Attorney General, immigration ban and President's daily schedule

Press Secretary expected to talk about sacking of acting Attorney General, immigration ban and President's daily schedule

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Explainer: know your hijab from your niqab

Hijab A common form of headscarf worn by Muslim women that covers the head and neck but leaves the face clear. Niqab This is a

Hijab A common form of headscarf worn by Muslim women that covers the head and neck but leaves the face clear. Niqab This is a

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Muslims suffer because of Europe's terror laws - Amnesty

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

The campaign group is sounding the alarm over "dangerously disproportionate" security measures adopted in 14 EU nations over the past two years.

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Moroccans face Burqa ban

Importing, manufacturing and selling of burqas is being banned across Morocco, according to local media reports .

Importing, manufacturing and selling of burqas is being banned across Morocco, according to local media reports .

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ECHR rules mixed swimming is obligatory for Swiss Muslim children

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.

Europe's top human rights court rules that Muslim parents in Switzerland cannot refuse to send their daughters to mixed school-run swimming lessons.

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Iran mourns "a great man of the revolution"

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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Opinion: a brief history of so-called Islamic State (ISIL)

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

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No Comment 2016 in review: religious spectacles

These ceremonies are a far cry from Sunday service, with everything from Ice plunging pilgrimages in St Petersburg to flagellation in the Phillipines.

These ceremonies are a far cry from Sunday service, with everything from Ice plunging pilgrimages in St Petersburg to flagellation in the Phillipines.

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Romania poised for first female and first Muslim Prime Minister

Sevil Shhaideh, a Muslim woman from Romania's Tartar minority, was nominated on Wednesday for the role of PM, a double first for Romania

Sevil Shhaideh, a Muslim woman from Romania's Tartar minority, was nominated on Wednesday for the role of PM, a double first for Romania

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Dutch parliament backs partial ban on burqas

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…

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…

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German 'mole' is arrested over Islamist plot

An employee of Germany’s domestic intelligence service (BfV) has been arrested over a suspected Islamist plot to bomb the agency’s Cologne Headquarters.

An employee of Germany’s domestic intelligence service (BfV) has been arrested over a suspected Islamist plot to bomb the agency’s Cologne Headquarters.

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At least 30 killed and dozens injured in Kabul mosque attack

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

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Millions gather for Arbaeen

Tight security is in place in Iraq for the culmination of the annual pilgrimage procession for Shia Muslims.

Tight security is in place in Iraq for the culmination of the annual pilgrimage procession for Shia Muslims.