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Amidst a second COVID-19 lockdown, Macron is facing mounting international backlash and a boycott of French goods over his comments about Islam

Diplomatic tensions between Turkey and France are rising with the European Commission calling on Turkey to refrain from verbal attacks. French officials have stated that religious sites are on “high security” after protests have grown across the Middle East and Muslim world. Charlie Hebdo also published a cartoon mocking Turkish […]
Amidst a second COVID-19 lockdown, Macron is facing mounting international backlash and a boycott of French goods over his comments about Islam
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France pulled its ambassador from Turkey, and Arab states are boycotting French products, after Macron said he wanted to regulate Islam

France pulled its ambassador from Turkey on Sunday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his counterpart Emmanuel Macron “needs mental treatment.” Erdogan’s comments came after Macron criticised Muslim communities in France following the October 16 killing of a schoolteacher who had shown his class cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad. Macron […]
France pulled its ambassador from Turkey, and Arab states are boycotting French products, after Macron said he wanted to regulate Islam
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18 breathtaking photos of Eid celebrations around the world

Eid al-Fitr begins on May 23, marking the end of fasting for Ramadan. During Ramadan, practicing Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset for an entire month. Eid al-Fitr begins with an early morning prayer, followed by plenty of festivities and feasts. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. From May 23 […]
18 breathtaking photos of Eid celebrations around the world
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Trump claimed, without evidence, that mosques could get special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — prompting accusations of Islamophobia

President Donald Trump, without citing evidence, on Saturday claimed that mosques could receive special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown. “Because they go after Christian churches but they don’t tend to go after mosques,” Trump claimed on Saturday. It is not clear who “they” was. Earlier, he had retweeted a conservative […]
Trump claimed, without evidence, that mosques could get special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — prompting accusations of Islamophobia
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The halal food market is booming globally — here’s how 2 Muslim-majority countries are looking to take advantage

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php The halal food market is booming worldwide, but many of the top producers, like Brazil and Australia, are not Muslim countries. Some companies in Muslim-majority nations are working to change that, including Malaysian food company MyChef, which is supplying halal food for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. Malaysia […]
The halal food market is booming globally — here’s how 2 Muslim-majority countries are looking to take advantage
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A Muslim congressional candidate was the target of ‘deeply hurtful’ racist tweets from a constituent. He responded by helping pay his medical debt.

Oz Dillon had been sending anti-Muslim tweets at a Democratic candidate for US Congress in Virginia. While he found the comments were “deeply hurtful,” the candidate, Qasim Rashid responded by donating toward Dillon’s family’s medical expenses. Others have followed suit. The act of kindness sparked Dillon to have a change […]
A Muslim congressional candidate was the target of ‘deeply hurtful’ racist tweets from a constituent. He responded by helping pay his medical debt.