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    Bangladesh opens first Islamic school for transgender Muslims

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 05:01pm on November 06, 2020

    Bangladesh opened its first Islamic school for transgender Muslims on Friday with clerics calling it a first step towards integrating the discriminated minority into society....

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    French Muslim leaders slam anti-French boycott

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:43am on November 03, 2020

    Several French Muslim leaders on Monday condemned calls for boycotts of French goods in Muslim countries as ‘unjustified’ and accused those leading the charge of...

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    CUET student suspended for insulting Prophet

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 11:51pm on October 31, 2020

    A student of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology was suspended on Friday allegedly for making insulting remarks about the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and Islam...

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    Macron vows defiance after ‘Islamist’ knife attack in church kills three

    Agence France-Presse . Nice, France | Updated at 11:01am on October 30, 2020

    French president Emmanuel Macron vowed his country would stand firm against religious extremists after a knife-wielding man killed three people at a church, in the...

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    JnU suspends student for hurting religious sentiment

    JnU Correspondent | Updated at 10:39am on October 27, 2020

    Jagannath University authorities on Monday night suspended one of its female students for making derogatory remarks about Islam and the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad on Facebook....

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    Bangladesh Islamist party to cordon off French embassy in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:06pm on October 26, 2020

    Islami Andolon Bangladesh is set to stage demonstration in the capital on Tuesday protesting at French president Emmanuel Macron’s criticism of Islam. Macron last week...

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    Pakistan summons French envoy over Macron’s Islamist remarks

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 07:51pm on October 26, 2020

    Pakistan summoned France’s ambassador on Monday to complain about a ‘systematic Islamophobic campaign’ in the European nation after French president Emmanuel Macron criticised Islamists and...

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    Imran Khan criticises Macron for ‘encouraging Islamophobia’

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:15am on October 26, 2020

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan accused French president Emmanuel Macron on Sunday of ‘attacking Islam’, after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the publication...

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    Pakistan’s Mughal syndrome

    Liaquat Ali Khan | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2020

    IN RECENT years, India has begun to view the Mughals and other Muslim dynasties before them, not as natives but invaders and colonisers. Hindutva’s rise...

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    Malaysian activist fights for hijab freedom

    Agence France-Presse .Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:15am on September 21, 2020

    Harassed and placed under investigation by religious authorities, activist Maryam Lee is a highly controversial figure in Malaysia. Her crime? Speaking out about her decision...