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Interactions Between Twelver Shiites and Christians: History, Theology, Literature

Interactions Between Twelver Shiites and Christians: History, Theology, Literature

2017-07-11
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Call for Papers Date: April 11-13, 2018 Venue: Institut Catholique de Paris, Paris, France Languages of the Conference: English, French Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017 International conference with the participation of Rudi Matth...
The ICID 2017: 19th International Conference on Islam and Democracy

The ICID 2017: 19th International Conference on Islam and Democracy

2017-05-27
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Call for Papers Date: November 20 - 21, 2017 Venue: Paris, France Abstract Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017 The ICID 2017: 19th International Conference on Islam and Democracy aims to bring together leading academic scientists, resear...
Paris Seminar on Bohra Shia: 'Bohra Manuscript Culture, Archive and Secrecy'

Paris Seminar on Bohra Shia: 'Bohra Manuscript Culture, Archive and Secrecy'

2017-05-25
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On June 1, 2017, The CEIAS (Center for South Asian Studies) in cooperation with the EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences) and the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) held a seminar on “Material Culture and...
Muslims pray outside to protest mosque closure in Paris

Muslims pray outside to protest mosque closure in Paris

2017-03-30
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Hundreds of Muslims have taken to praying on the streets of a Paris suburb to protest the closure of the hall they had been using as a prayer room. Protesters gathered outside the town hall of the northern Paris suburb of Clichy on Friday. The Muslim...
French efforts to stop Muslim youths turning to extremism failing

French efforts to stop Muslim youths turning to extremism failing

2017-03-28
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France’s attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty, the head of a highly publicized nonprofit convicted of misuse of public funds, and pl...
France has closed twenty mosques since December

France has closed twenty mosques since December

2016-11-15
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French authorities have started shutting down some mosques and prayer halls they found to be preaching radical Islamic ideology since December 2015, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said. Of the country’s 2,500 mosques and prayer hall...
Irrationality in the Middle East and Islam (2nd GIS Congress)

Irrationality in the Middle East and Islam (2nd GIS Congress)

2016-11-03
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2nd GIS Congress Date: July 7, 2017 @ 1:00 to 3:30 pm Venue: Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), 65 Rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris, France If rationality denotes what complies with the mind, irrationality, by...
The six countries in the world with the most 'convinced atheists'

The six countries in the world with the most 'convinced atheists'

2016-08-30
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Governments have imposed their own rules against religion throughout history. Religion around the world is on the decline. For the first time ever, Norway now has more people who do not believe in God than do - with 39 per cent of a...
French Muslims to Create Foundation to Finance Mosques

French Muslims to Create Foundation to Finance Mosques

2016-08-16
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A leading French Muslim organization is to create a foundation to finance the country’s mosques, possibly through levies on halal food, in a bid to curb religious funding by radical Islamists.
5 Facts about the Muslim Population in Europe

5 Facts about the Muslim Population in Europe

2016-07-25
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Here are five facts about the size and makeup of the Muslim population in Europe based on the Pew Research Center’s most recent population estimates.
In swipe at Gingrich, Obama rejects 'repugnant' call to test Muslims

In swipe at Gingrich, Obama rejects 'repugnant' call to test Muslims

2016-07-16
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President Barack Obama clobbered former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Friday for suggesting that America should deport Muslims who profess a belief in Islamic Sharia law, telling a gathering of diplomats in Washington that the idea is 'repugnant.'
French Muslims Guard Church for Christmas Mass

French Muslims Guard Church for Christmas Mass

2016-01-01
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French Muslims in the northern French city of Lens made a show of solidarity with the city's Christians, volunteering as guards at the local Catholic Church Christmas mass, French media reported. The Muslims decided to guard the church after Fran...
France likely to close more than 100 mosques

France likely to close more than 100 mosques

2015-12-03
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France is likely to close up to 160 mosques in the coming months as part of a nationwide police operation under the state of emergency which allows places of worship that promote radical views to be shut down, one of the country's chief imams has sai...
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