Op-ed: There’s limited ‘freedom of speech’ in France

France is well known for secularism, democracy, and freedom in the world. Recently, French President Emmanuel Macron gave an Islamophobic statement and promoted banners insulting Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) after...

Whole world must benefit from Covid vaccine: WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization hailed the rapid progress towards a Covid-19 vaccine but insisted Friday that every country must reap the benefits. "A vaccine will be a...

Irony: Nobel Peace Prize winners who went to war!

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed -- who won last year's Nobel Peace Prize -- has ordered a military offensive on the northern Tigray region of the country. Ahmed, who won...

French Muslims protect local Cathedral to show solidarity with Catholics

Muslims of Lodeve, a town in the south of France, organized to protect the local cathedral in a show of solidarity with Catholics, following the deadly terrorist attack in...

France fines Tariq Ramadan for revealing rape accuser’s name

A Paris court on Friday fined Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan for disclosing the name of one of several women who have accused him of rape, violating a French law...

France condemns Erdogan’s ‘declarations of violence’

France on Thursday condemned "declarations of violence" by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and raised the possibility of new sanctions against Ankara. Erdogan has been feuding bitterly with French President...

Ankara vows ‘firm’ response to French ban on Turkish group

Turkey vowed Wednesday to deliver a firm response to France's ban of the Turkish ultra-nationalist Grey Wolves group linked to a top ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The far-right...

France fighting Islamist extremism, not Islam: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his country is fighting "Islamist separatism, never Islam", responding to a Financial Times article that he claimed misquoted him and has since been...

French leader Marine Le Pen calls for ban on Pakistani immigration

French leader, Marine Le Pen, has demanded a ban on Pakistani migration following a massive backlash against the French government in Pakistan over the issue of Islamophobic remarks hurled...

France to ban Turkish ultra-nationalist Grey Wolves

France plans to ban a Turkish ultra-nationalist group known as the Grey Wolves, the interior minister said Monday, in a move that risks further straining already tense relations with...

Al-Qaeda threatens Macron over remarks on Islam

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb urged its followers Monday to kill anyone insulting the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and threatened French President Emmanuel Macron over his remarks on Islam. Last month...

‘Free speech has limits’: Canadian PM Trudeau defends Muslim sentiments in blasphemy row

Canadian opposition party leader Erin O'Toole was appalled by Justin Trudeau's support for "free speech" in the face of attacks over blasphemous cartoons, saying the prime minister is undermining...