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The EU has struggled to integrate its Muslim populations and various countries have controversial policies towards the minority, such as the banning of the veil. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The aim is to help students in primary and secondary schools learn critical thinking and democratic values. It will also include youth volunteering to help with the issue of youth unemployment.
This file photo taken on April 12, 2016 shows members of the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) exiting their vehicle at the Zamzam camp for internally displaced persons in Northern Darfur. (AFP/Ashraf Shazly)
May 23, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
A tribal leader said the attack was the result of a dispute between an Arab man and a Masalit member over a payment in a market.
Muslim women pray at a mosque in California. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
France is home to a Muslim community of nearly six million, the largest in Europe.
A total of 276 girls were abducted from Chibok in 2014. (CNN/AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The first "Chibok girl" was found together with her 1-year-old baby, said Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign spokesperson Sesugh Akume in a statement.
A file photo of Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Falmata Mbalala was found Tuesday in Baale Village near the town of Damboa, only a few kilometres from where she was kidnapped in 2014, according to army spokesman Sani Usman.
Pakistani students shout slogans during a protest against the execution of the leader of Bangladesh's top Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami, Motiur Rahman Nizami, in Karachi on May 11, 2016. (AFP/Rizwan Tabassum)
May 12, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Some human rights groups have criticized the execution, saying the Islamist party leader did not have an adequate defense.
Trump has often given conflicting accounts on issues including his tax plan, abortion and transgender people accessing public toilets. (Twitter)
May 12, 2016 - 07:45 GMT
In a radio interview with Fox News' on Wednesday, Trump softened his call to temporarily prohibit Muslims from entering the US, explaining it was a mere 'suggestion'.
Millions of Muslims visit Saudi Arabia each year for the year-round umra minor pilgrimage. (AFP/File)
May 09, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Egyptians killed and wounded were in Saudi Arabia performing the Umrah pilgrimage.
London's new Mayor: Sadiq Khan pledged to tackle the capital's housing crisis. (AFP/Leon Neal)
May 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Election officials confirmed late Friday that the 45-year-old Labour Party politician won the bitterly fought election over Conservative Zac Goldsmith and will succeed Boris Johnson.
Niger says arrested more than 600 people for Boko Haram links since February. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said in a statement that at least three militants were killed while nine were captured in the operations in northeastern Borno State.
A photo of the slain professor. (AFP/Abdullah Iqbal)
April 24, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Daesh claimed the murder of a Bangladeshi professor who "promoted atheism."
Anti-refugee, anti-immigration movement demonstrates against refugees coming to Germany which has, to date, been the most welcoming of EU states to asylum seekers. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2016 - 14:27 GMT
In an interview with state broadcaster NDR, the chairman of the Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek, said that for "the first time since Hitler's Germany there is a party that again seeks to discredit an entire religious community and threatens its existence."
Jordanians check the main entrance of the Muslim Brotherhood's office in Amman. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2016 - 10:20 GMT
The closure of the offices came in implementation of judicial rulings to transfer properties of the "unlicensed" MB to the rival splinter group that officially registered last year, an official told The Jordan Times on Thursday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with King Salman of Saudi Arabia in Ankara on April 12, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
April 14, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The summit, which is held under the theme "Unity and Solidarity for Justice and Peace", is chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Fully veiled Saudi women browse the annual International Book Exhibition in the capital Riyadh on March 2016. (AFP/File)
April 13, 2016 - 14:54 GMT
Under changes approved by the Saudi cabinet, religious officers will no longer be allowed to detain people and instead must report violators to police or drug squad officers, the official Saudi Press Agency said, reporting the changes late Tuesday.
Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea on May 14, 2015. The boat was found drifting in Thai waters on May 14, according to an AFP reporter at the scene, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days. (AFP/Christophe Archambault)
April 12, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Rights group calls on Suu Kyi-led government to break ‘decades-long cycle of politically motivated arrests,’ and free duo jailed under influence of Buddhist nationalists.