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An explosion is seen in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4.

Lebanese Capital Rocked By Huge Explosion

A large explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, damaging buildings and offices around the city.

Erdogan Fulfills Cherished Goal, Opening Hagia Sophia To Prayers

The Muslim faithful celebrated the decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, even as it generated dismay among Christians and architectural conservators.
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Admitted To Hospital

Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the gall bladder.
Houthi rebels have been targeted by a Saudi-Emirati military coalition since March 2015 [Hani Mohammed/AP]

Saudi-Led Coalition Air Strikes Kill Yemeni Civilians

Air raids by Saudi-led coalition hit residential homes in northern al-Hazm district, killing women and children.
Broken windows at Al Ihsaan Islamic Center, also known as Ideal Islamic Center, on 10 Mile Road in Warren. Leaders say the mosque was vandalized Friday, July 10, 2020. Led by immigrants from Bangladesh, the mosque was formerly a Lutheran church and school.

Vandals Smashed Out Windows At New Warren Mosque

A new mosque in Warren on 10 Mile Road was vandalized, Muslim leaders said.

A Muslim 19-Year-Old Received A Starbucks Cup With “ISIS” Written On It

A Muslim teenager has filed a human rights complaint after a barista at a Minnesota Starbucks gave her a cup with “ISIS” written on it instead of her name.

Kansas Republican Group Defends Decision To Invite Speaker Who Compared Islam To Cancer

The organizer of a Republican event in western Kansas has defended the choice of an anti-Muslim keynote speaker — who compared Islam to cancer.

Middle East’s Coronavirus Surge Shows Pandemic’s Shift To Developing World

A surge in coronavirus cases in Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries has forced authorities in some places to enforce new lockdown measures just weeks after easing restrictions, in a sign of how the pandemic is picking up steam in the developing world.
Defendant Philip Manshaus appears in court May 7 in Oslo on charges of murder and terrorism.

Norwegian White Nationalist Gets 21 Years For Slaying, Mosque Attack

A white nationalist Norwegian who killed his stepsister and then stormed an Oslo mosque and opened fire, hitting no one, was found guilty and sentenced to 21 years in prison.
It is believed that at least one million Muslims have been detained in camps in China

Trump To Sign Bill Pressuring China Over Muslim Uighur Crackdown

Legislation calls for sanctions against those responsible for repression of Uighurs, other Muslims in Xinjiang province.
Cancelling the Hajj would be unprecedented in modern times, but curbing attendance from high-risk areas has happened before [Saudi Press Agency via Reuters]

Indonesia To Skip Hajj Pilgrimage Over Coronavirus Fears

Largest contingent of worshippers will not be doing the annual trip to Saudi Arabia.
A woman holds a

George Floyd Death: Pressure Mounts For Officers To Be Charged

Calls grow for the prosecution of four Minneapolis police officers over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man.

USAID Urged To Fire New Religious Adviser Over Anti-Muslim Posts

Mark Kevin Lloyd referred to Islam as 'barbaric cult' and 'violent in its doctrine and practice,' while serving Trump campaign

Muslim Families Find A Way To Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr In Midst Of Coronavirus Pandemic

As Muslims mark the end of Ramadan this weekend, religious leaders have had to get creative in order to celebrate.
Eid 2020

Eid Al Fitr 2020: Countries Announce Beginning Of Eid Al Fitr

Muslims all over the world are celebrating Eid Al Fitr, with millions confined to their homes following the global outbreak of COVID-19.
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Khashoggi’s Sons Forgive Saudi Killers, Sparing 5 Execution

The family of slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi announced on Friday they have forgiven his Saudi killers
People celebrating Eid

Coronavirus: Muslims Urged To Avoid Communal Eid Celebrations

Muslims in the UK have been urged to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid at home under lockdown this weekend.

‘I Thought We Were Going To Die.’ Muslim Mom Recounts SUV Attack In NJ

She sat in shock in her Toyota Camry, gripping the steering wheel with white knuckles, her 16-year-old son beside her. A second earlier, an SUV had sped up in the Carvel parking lot and slammed into the driver’s side of her car – intentionally.
British Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has a history of sharing far-right disinformation, say analysts [Reuters]

Right-Wing Uk Minister Under Fire For ‘Islamophobic Fake News’

Nadine Dorries on Thursday retweeted a far-right Twitter account known for Islamophobic misinformation.

Irving’s Muslim Community Distributing 1,500 Meals To Medical, School And Police Staff

Twenty organizations from the region’s Muslim community have come together to take care of the people who are caring for Irving.

New York Muslims Raise Concerns About Substandard Ramadan Meals

Some meals distributed to Muslim residents across city were military rations from US defence contractor.