US President Donald Trump has fueled racial tensions in the United States with his divisive rhetoric against Muslim and Hispanic immigrants, as well as other ethnic minorities, an African American journalist in Detroit says.
The Israeli parliament, Knesset, has given preliminary approval to a controversial bill that would ban Muslim calls to prayers from being announced via loudspeakers at mosques in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has described the daylight assassination of her adviser U Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and critic of Myanmar's powerful military, a "great loss" for the country's struggle for democracy.
Extremist Buddhist nationalists have stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Myanmar's commercial capital, Yangon, amid an ongoing bloody campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF) proposed an apparel to the sport's international governing body which would allow Muslim athletes to attend official games while observing the Islamic dress code.