Islam in France and French Muslims

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Capital: Paris
Population: 60 Million
Muslims Percent: 10% (approx 6 Million)


France and Islam: Introduction - Patricia M. E. Lorcin and Paula Sanders [PDF]

Minarets and Steeples: Can France Balance Them?

Muslim school opens in secular France

Islam in France - Times of India

A French Islam: dream or nightmare? - Daily Times, Pakistan

France's Islamic heartland - BBC, UK

Latest News on Islam and Muslims in France

13/09/2018 France admits torture during Algeria's war of independence - Al Jazeera
13/09/2018 France admits systematic torture during Algeria war for first time - The Guardian
22/04/2017 French Muslims despondent after Champs Elysees attack
21/04/2017 Can the Muslim vote sway the French elections?
24/08/2016 France warns of Muslim stigmatisation amid Burkini ban
11/08/2016 Mayor of Cannes bans burkinis on resort's beaches
31/07/2016 Normandy church attack: Muslim community refuse to bury French priest killer Adel Kermiche
31/07/2016 France church attack: Muslims attend Mass
26/07/2016 French Army Asks Citizens To Enlist — But No Muslim Headscarves, Please
18/07/2016 Nice Attack: Final Moments of Muslim Grandmother who was First Victim
17/07/2016 Inside the ghettos, Muslims are fed up with being blamed for the violence of others because of a shared religion
15/07/2016 Nice attack: At least 84 dead as lorry rams into crowd
07/12/2015 The difficulty of being Muslim in France
03/12/2015 France likely to close more than 100 mosques
28/09/2015 A Close-Up Look At French Converts To Islam
20/07/2015 Feminists are failing Muslim women by supporting racist French laws
30/03/2015 Paris Muslims struggle to feel accepted
03/03/2015 Marseille's Muslims need their Grand Mosque - why is it still a car park?
20/02/2015 French Director Finds Islam After Charlie Attacks
03/02/2015 French Muslim Urges Ban on Insulting Religions
11/01/2015 Lassana Bathily: the Paris kosher supermarket hero
10/01/2015 Why France’s most famous writer is predicting a Muslim president
10/01/2015 Paris policeman’s brother: ‘Islam is a religion of love. My brother was killed by terrorists, by false Muslims’
09/01/2015 Tariq Ramadan: The Paris attackers hijacked Islam but there is no war between Islam and the west
09/01/2015 Charlie Hebdo: Paris attack brothers' campaign of terror can be traced back to Algeria in 1954 - Robert Fisk
09/08/2014 Muslims of France
12/08/2013 Air force sergeant accused of planning mosque attack as Muslim leader denounces 'Islamophobic' France
21/07/2013 Rioters set Paris ablaze over ban on Islamic veil
27/03/2012 France criticised for denying cleric visa
23/03/2012 Adrian Hamilton: France is a deeply racist country, and Toulouse will only make that worse
10/04/2011 French police arrest burqa ban protesters
12/04/2010 Ooh la la! Halal food is the new big thing
05/04/2010 Middle-class Muslims fuel French halal boom
07/05/2009 French Muslims Are Nearly Twice as Loyal to France as the French Public Believe Them to Be
24/04/2008 Resistance Library…Palestine in Paris
17/04/2008 Jewish Official in French Mosque
04/03/2008 France Gets New Islamic School
29/01/2008 French Muslims for New Blood
28/01/2008 Muslims Lead Paris Slates
24/01/2008 Mosques Key Factor in French Polls
20/12/2007 France Backs "Ready" Udhiyah
09/12/2007 French City Sets EU Mosque Example
05/11/2007 Suburbanites Ace in French League
04/10/2007 Director breaks French taboo with film tackling Algerian war
03/10/2007 French government aims to deport 25,000 illegal immigrants by the end of the year
01/10/2007 Lost in France: the Iraqis seeking a new life in Britain
30/09/2007 Young French Lead Tarawih
28/09/2007 UN Slams "Insidious" Racism in France
16/09/2007 Ramadan Reveals French Mosque Problem
14/09/2007 French Muslims Go Ascetic in Ramadan
12/09/2007 French Mosques Feed Homeless in Ramadan
18/08/2007 Mosque Attending Puzzles French Bishops
09/07/2007 French Muslims Struggle to Have Mosques
11/06/2007 "Blue Wave" Sweeps French Polls
02/06/2007 French Immigrants Eye Parliament
11/05/2007 French Muslim women opt for hymen surgical cons
18/04/2007 Rightists Delay Marseille Mosque Plans
16/04/2007 Muslim Reverts Give Bourget New Look
15/04/2007 Bourget Urges Massive Muslim Voting
12/01/2007 "New Look" Mosque in Cannes
16/11/2006 Muslim Workers Decry French Bigotry
23/10/2006 French Dwarfs Arabic in `Eid Greetings
06/10/2006 Young French Flock to Tarawih
06/10/2006 French Muslims Proud of Zidane, Ribery
18/09/2006 French Ramadan Calendars Good Advert
07/09/2006 French Muslims Find Soul-mates Online
11/07/2006 France "Forgives" Icon Zidane
09/07/2006 France Muslim School Noted for Excellence
04/07/2006 France and Its Muslims
26/06/2006 Chirac honours Muslims killed at battle of Verdun
17/06/2006 Ribery's Islam "Noticed" in French WC Opener
24/03/2006 French Coach Troussier Reverts to Islam
12/02/2006 'Muhammad' Becomes Household Name in France
27/12/2005 Muslim "Couscous" Vs. "Racist Soup" in France
06/12/2005 Fearing Bigotry, French Muslim Reverts Conceal Faith
05/12/2005 French jihadis thrive on alienation
28/11/2005 Metro Arabs Don’t Feel France’s Alienation, Discrimination Here
21/11/2005 French Muslims Change Name to Get a 'Chance'
17/11/2005 Riots blamed on 'polygamous Africans'
09/11/2005 'We hate France and France hates us'
08/11/2005 Paris heat not from Muslims
08/11/2005 Founding principle called into question
07/11/2005 No intifada, no cause, just poor kids defending their territory
06/11/2005 How Much More French Can I Be?
05/11/2005 Paris on fire: poverty and exclusion blamed for gang-related rioting
27/10/2005 In pictures: Ramadan in France
24/09/2005 French Muslim Servicemen Discriminated Against: Report
24/09/2005 Arab troops in French army suffer race bias
14/08/2005 'Pakistanophobia' Spiraling in France
19/06/2005 French Prisons Teeming With Muslims
05/01/2005 Woman quits French Muslim council
21/12/2004 France’s Top Comedian Proud Muslim - Islam Online
19/12/2004 France’s Imams to Study "Rousseau", "Ibn Kathir" - Islam Online
08/12/2004 France faces growing Muslim inmate problem
13/11/2004 French Muslims Mark `Eid Al-Fitr With Shopping, Prayer
08/11/2004 France Rebuffs Jewish Call to Ban Muslim Group - Islam Online
02/11/2004 Qur’an "Conspicuous" in Paris Subway - Islam Online
25/10/2004 French Turks Cling To Homeland Traditions
22/10/2004 France Turns to Tough Policy on Students' Religious Garb
20/10/2004 School expels girls for wearing headscarves - Guardian
16/10/2004 French Markets Thrive in Ramadan
12/10/2004 Skin-head Muslim Student Grills France - Islam Online
12/10/2004 French Zakah to Build, Serve Mosques
02/10/2004 French Schoolgirl Shaves Head Protesting Hijab Ban
27/09/2004 Marseille: Where Worlds Adjoin - Islamic City
11/07/2004 France split over battle for Muslim souls and minds - Observer
28/06/2004 Book Lights Up History Of Mosques In France
27/06/2004 Revising Image of Islam in the French School Books - Islam Online
06/06/2004 At Least 1554 Mosques In France: Study
05/06/2004 At Least 1554 Mosques In France: Study - Islam Online
04/05/2004 Muslim fury over 'witch-hunt' as France continues expulsions - Independent, UK
23/04/2004 France to train imams in 'French Islam' - Guardian, UK
16/04/2004 France: Muslim Population Flexing its Muscles - Deutsche Welle, Germany
06/03/2004 French Muslim fury at mosque attack 'silence
23/02/2004 Secular . . . or anti-Islamic? - Washington Times, USA
20/02/2004 French Sisters Take Hijab Case To Bookshelves
24/01/2004 Why Do the French Refuse Hijab?
12/01/2004 France in a Headscarf
03/01/2004 Muslims in France and Europe in general - The Daily Star, Bangladesh
27/12/2003 In a French village, anger over racism is spoken in Arabic - IHT, France
05/12/2003 Chirac stokes Muslim veil debate - Reuters
28/11/2003 New French laws on Islam - Washington Times
24/11/2003 "Intolerance Towards Islam" Under Scrutiny by France’s CNCDH - Islam Online
17/11/2003 Islamophobia Escalates In France
05/11/2003 Ramadan Charity Lures Non-Muslims In France
31/10/2003 New Islamic French Cola Propagating Peace - Islam Online
22/09/2003 French test Muslim high school - Sydney Morning Herald
18/07/2003 French Muslims Pose No Threat To Secularism: Experts
17/07/2003 French and Jewish extremists unite on Net against Arabs
15/06/2003 Schools' bid for headscarf ban widens French divide - Observer, UK
06/05/2003 France Envisions a Citizenry of Model Muslims
20/04/2003 A Muslim in the Middle in France
13/04/2003 French Islam Wins Officially Recognized Voice


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