The remarks by Charalambos Athanasiou, who is also a former justice minister, sparked controversy.
The latest edition of the games will see more than 4,000 athletes from at least 55 member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation competing for 355 medals.
Researchers studying different social media platforms identify how algorithms play a key role in the dissemination of anti-Muslim content, prompting wider hate against the community.
The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts in Istanbul offers visitors a chance to lose themselves in the details of hand-lettered and illustrated copies of the Quran, handwoven carpets, and many other exquisite artefacts from Islamic civilisations.
Gil Tamary of Israel's Channel 13 was in Jeddah covering US President Joe Biden's visit but flouted rules and entered Islam’s holiest city, filming what his channel calls "an important journalistic accomplishment".
On the heels of a pandemic that saw Hajj access curtailed, demand for the pilgrimage has never been higher, bringing with it the pressure to safely and efficiently accommodate millions.
Reports for suspicious activity disproportionately targeted Muslims in Chicago, raising concerns about state surveillance, according to a city-based non-profit.
Saudi Arabia will welcome one million people, including 850,000 from abroad, for the Hajj pilgrimage after two years of curtailed numbers due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The meeting aimed to address grievances and a variety of other issues, according to Taliban leadership.
The extrajudicial use of bulldozers on the homes of Indian Muslims sends a clear message about who the law will and will not protect from the encroachment of the state.
Since the Ottoman conquest of Istanbul in 1453, the Turkish empire built many mosques from Fatih to Suleymaniye and Sultanahmet, establishing their Islamic identity in the city.
Over 30 members and some federal ministers of the Hindu nationalist party, who are authorised to take part in TV debates, asked to be "extremely cautious" when talking about religion, two BJP leaders say.
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