Was the early conception of IS a branching-out of the old Baath party? Or was it, as some argue, completely separate with no connection at all? Reality is probably a bit of a mix of both.
Before Trump said he wanted to create a Muslim registry, there were a number of Islamophobic policies in place.
A year after the Quebec mosque shooting, it's clear that little has changed for Muslims in Canada. They're still almost unequivocally rejected.
The current aggressive version of Islamophobia in Québec is unique to the province. We need a critical re-interpretation of our own history to build a Québec freed from our old racist patterns.
The Baha'i faith originated in Iran and today has 100,000 communities across the globe, including the United States. Here is their history.
Passionate musicians in Western India are committed to “break down the walls” of hate built by opportunistic politics between religious communities.
As Americans make decisions about year-end giving, how much of it will be influenced by their faith?
Contemporary terrorism is rooted in a form of political violence dating from the French Revolution. It is rooted in social facts and is now evolving on a global scale.
There needs to be an urgent debate on the education of Muslim pupils in British schools, but this seems impossible in the current climate.
Forget the idea that it was round one in the battle between Christianity and Islam.
Tesco is right, British Muslims enjoy Christmas just as much as the next family.
The Trump administration's change of US policy toward Iran has reinforced hardliners' ambitions and nationalistic feelings, complicating an already difficult situation in the region.
Its real purpose is to subsume Judaism and exclude Islam.
Many think that violence is central to religion, but some scholars argue it's meaningless to single out religion rather than socio-economic factors when assessing violent acts.
A recently passed regulation in lieu of law allows the government to ban organisations deemed against Indonesia's state ideology Pancasila. It marks a troubling turn towards ultra-nationalism.
Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
Sikhs, Hindus and men with beards have reported anti-Muslim hate crime.
Turkey’s humanitarian response to Rohingya's crisis highlights President Erdoğan ambition to appear as a world champion for Muslim rights.
The abolition of 'instant divorce' practice in India highlights how Muslim women are successfully and progressively changing gender rights.
Tony Abbott was commenting on a motion for a ban George Christensen will move when the Nationals' federal conference meets this weekend.