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British Prime Minister, David Cameron, stated yesterday that the U.K. intends to classify “Islamic extremism” as an ideology that is distinct from Islam as a heavenly religion. This comes in the context of the government’s response to the killing of a British soldier on the street in the U.K. (‘Abd...
The Australian Defense League is a new group that emerged and called for killing Shaykh Muhammad Sālim, spokesman of the Australian Imām Council, Shaykh Tāg al-Din al Hilālī, the former mufti of Australia and Qaysar Turād, head of the Islamic Australian Friendship Association and others.
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has alerted to the increase of Islamophobia cases in Belgium. The committee issued a report which criticized the Belgian government for its failure to take measures to address this issue. It called for establishing national organizations...
The Bulgarian police detained more than 120 people after hundreds of nationalists and soccer fans attacked a mosque in Plovdiv and smashed its windows with stones. The protesters then walked through the city, chanting racist slogans and approaching the mosque that was surrounded by police men. The...
The number of hate crimes against Muslims have increased in the West in the past year.  The new year started with weaknesses in the legal system that made it difficult tohold the wrong- doers accountable. The newspaper refers to an article on the Datehookup site which stated that anti- Muslim...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Egypt's Foreign Minister Sāmiḥ Shukrī has received a phone call from his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok, apologizing for the cartoon contest offensive to Islam. The contest was supposed to take place at the Dutch Parliament.
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The text of the lecture of Prof. Dr. Hans Achterhuis
We must stop and address the phenomena of the Adhān calling Muslims to gather for prayers from a large number of churches in the United States in the past few days to protest against the positions of the new President Donald Trump against Muslims. Before that, Churches in Israel did the same,...
Professor of Islamic Sharī'a at Al-Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, addressed in a fiery message the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following the latter's annulment of the the annual Iftār at the White House this year.  
The Islamophobia Observer welcomed the call of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterich to address intolerance and to fight Muslim discrimination, where he pledged to stand up to intolerance for Muslims and humanity, as part of a high-level action to combat discrimination and hatefulness against...
The Islamophobia Observatory of Egypt's Dār Al-Iftā' confirmed that the views of the new American administration regarding Islam seek to push Muslims to try more vigorously to clarify the true picture of Islam and Muslims, and to show the difference between Islam and terrorism, and between the...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā'-affiliated Islamophobia Observer denounced declarations made by Flemish Dewinter that he intends to annul the official status of Islam in Belgium, a religion embraced by more than one billion followers throughout the world.
Since the beginning of the presidential elections, anti-Muslims in the United States are increasing because of the statements of the country's presidential candidate, Donald Trump about his intention to ban the entry of Muslims and to close the mosques after the terrorist attacks that happened in...
Egypt's Al-Azhar and Dār al-Iftā' strongly condemned the shooting to death of Al-Furqān mosque Imam and his assistance in New York on Saturday.
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
Al-Jazeera prominent journalist Ahmad Mansūr criticized the written statement of British Prime Minister David Cameron in which he described the Muslim Brotherhood “as possible indicator of extremism”. 
  Last week, an Amsterdam court found Dutch politican Geert Wilders not guilty of inciting hatred against Muslims. AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman argues that Wilders' inflammatory statements about Islam should not be protected by Dutch law.   There is a full-text available for this summary if...
Heated international political controversies and events continue to associate Islam with violence and intolerance.
The head of the Dutch Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, has announced that he will visit Turkey as part of a parliamentary delegation next year. In the past Wilders’ other foreign visits have caused considerable controversy.

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