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An undated recent file picture shows prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who resigned suddenly on May 16, 2010 in Riyadh from the helm of Al-Watan days after the newspaper published a controversial column criticising Salafism. Al-Watan announced that Khashoggi, 52, was stepping down as editor-in-chief 'to focus on his personal …

Seven Facts About Jamal Khashoggi’s Life, Writing, and Politics

Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi became a figure of global importance when he disappeared on October 2 after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, leading to allegations that agents from Saudi Arabia lured him to the consulate so they could murder him.

China has launched an unprecedented crackdown on religious expression by Uighur Muslims

China: ‘Radical Western Politicians’ Can’t See ‘Success’ of Muslim Re-Education Camps

China’s state media posted several articles on Monday and Tuesday defending its use of internment camps to force ethnic Uighur Muslims to abandon their language and faith, including an interview with an official in western Xinjiang province who claimed the camps were “vocational education institutions” equipped with basketball courts and hairdressing classes.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: WITH 'RELIGIOUS EDUCATION A FESTIVAL OF LIGHT IN BRITAIN' A young girl wearing a muslim headscarf listens as two teachers instruct the class in singing christmas songs at Featherstone Primary school 09 December 2003 in Southall London. Sitting cross-legged the children intone a Sikh chant accompanied by …

Sharia Law Scholar Defends M&S School Headscarves, Some Nine-Year-Olds ‘Mature’

Sharia law council scholar Dr Amra Bone has defended Marks and Spencer selling hijabs for primary school pupils, saying that some nine-year-olds are “mature” enough to wear them, while Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood said the retailer should apologise and withdraw the item from sale because it “oppresses” girls.

TOPSHOT - Supporters of the "No voters" and members of Turkey's main opposition party, the Republican People's Party (CHP), hold a flag of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey as they gather at the Caglayan courthourse to submit their petition to object alleged irregularities in Turkish vote on April …

Turkey Arrests Man for Social Media Video Insulting Atatürk

Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has announced on Monday that authorities had detained a man who posted a video on social media insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Turkish Republic.

Iraqi fighters stand next to a wall bearing the Islamic State group flag in the western city of al-Qaim on November 3, 2017

Trump’s Counterterrorism Plan Targets Radical Islam as ‘Primary Threat’

Jihadist groups, namely al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), remain “the primary trans-national terrorist threat” to the United States despite 17 years of U.S.-led military efforts against radical Islamist groups, the White House pointed out in its National Strategy for Counterterrorism unveiled on Thursday.

This picture taken on October 3, 2017, shows the Brussels great mosque. Belgium has withdrawn the rights of residence to one of the emblematic imams of the Great Mosque of Brussels, Abdelhadi Sewif, on October 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Belgian MP: Grand Mosque of Brussels Continues to Preach Hate

Belgian MP Georges Dallemagne has expressed concern that the Grand Mosque of Brussels may have resumed more hardline sermons and may be continuing to preach hate. Mr Dallemagne said earlier this week that he believed the leaders of the Grand Mosque were deceiving