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Anti-Islam Sentiment Growing in Australia

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Muslims are just the latest group to be demonized in Australian society, in a practice that dates back to the earliest days of European settlement according to the head of Australia's peak Muslim body.
Muslims Call for Ouster of Islamophobic Maine Official
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the United States’ largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, called for the removal of a public official in Maine who wants separation of the races and calls Islam “barbarism.”
12:31 , 2018 Jan 23
Finsbury Park Mosque Attacker Brainwashed by Anti-Muslim Drama
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A man accused of driving a van into a crowd of worshippers near a mosque in London had been "brainwashed" by a TV drama about a grooming gang and far-right propaganda in the lead up to the attack, a court has heard.
09:36 , 2018 Jan 23
IUMS Slams Crackdown on Scholars in Saudi Arabia, UAE
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The International Union of Muslim Scholars called for the release of jailed scholars in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
20:35 , 2018 Jan 18
Int'l Halal Expo Planned in Penang, Malaysia on Jan. 26
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual Penang International Halal Expo and Conference (PIHEC) will be held for the ninth consecutive year featuring 330 booths.
19:17 , 2018 Jan 18
Muslim County in China Bans Children from Religious Events over Break
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education.
12:36 , 2018 Jan 17
East Africa Islamic Economy Summit 2018 to Focus on Fintech Technologies
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The East Africa's Islamic Economy Summit 2018 which takes place in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on April 24-25 will be themed around Fintech as a driver for Islamic Economy in East Africa as well as Financial inclusion in the region.
09:38 , 2018 Jan 14
Trump’s New Ambassador Finally Tells Dutch He Was Wrong about Muslim ‘No-Go’ Zones
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Donald Trump’s new ambassador to the Netherlands, Peter Hoekstra, finally admitted that his 2015 comments claiming there were “no go” violent zones in the nation because of Muslim immigrants had been baseless.
11:22 , 2018 Jan 13
Muslim Prayer Room to Open in Gangneung in Time for PyeongChang Olympics
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A prayer room will be available for Muslim tourists in Gangneung, South Korea, only 20 kilometers from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) said.
10:44 , 2018 Jan 10
Myanmar Playing Off Western Islamophobia to Justify Atrocities against Rohingya
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Myanmar government has been fighting ethnic minorities for decades.
12:28 , 2018 Jan 09
Egypt’s Quran Radio to Air Program to Counter Takfiri Ideologies
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The Quran radio of Egypt plans to produce a program to counter the ideologies of Takfiri and terrorist groups and refute the Fatwas (religious edict) of Ibn Taymiyyah.
11:23 , 2018 Jan 07
Pakistani Mosques to Be Put on Solar Power by May
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Chief Minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Pervez Khattak has directed early award of contracts for putting mosques throughout the province on solar power.
11:36 , 2018 Jan 04
Poland Refuses to Accept Refugees from Muslim Countries
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Poland has received many refugees from Ukraine, but is not going to change its position and accept migrants from Muslim countries, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.
11:01 , 2018 Jan 03