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World - International
11/14/2023 4:58:20 PM
Denmark's parliament on Tuesday will debate a bill to ban Quran burnings, after a string of desecrations of Islam's holy book sparked anger in Muslim countries.

World - International
9/3/2023 7:27:39 PM
Swedish police on Sunday arrested two people and detained around 10 people after a violent riot broke out at a protest involving a burning of the Quran, police said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/20/2023 7:45:54 PM
Egypt has warned that the Quran burning and desecration incidents in Sweden have damaged the image of the European country in the Arab and Islamic worlds.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/5/2023 11:43:40 AM
Sweden condemns the regrettable acts of Quran burnings and is studying ways to curb these racist acts as well as various forms of intolerance towards religions and beliefs, Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström said on Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/4/2023 7:50:09 PM
Denmark's Foreign Minister Lars Rasmussen affirmed in a phone call on Friday with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry that his government is studying several measures and legislations to prevent the recurrence of Quran burning incidents.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/1/2023 8:57:50 PM
The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb has called for “Islamic-Islamic” dialogue between Islamic scholars around the world, of all sects and schools, to establish unity following the frequent Quran-burning incidents in the past two months in Europe.

World - Region
8/1/2023 1:36:00 PM
The Organization for Islamic Cooperation urged its member nations Monday to take action against countries that permit public burning or desecration of the Quran, including the recalling of ambassadors.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/31/2023 11:23:38 PM
Egypt called on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to mobilize efforts and take practical steps to confront the spread of Islamophobia amid repeated incidents of burning copies of the Holy Quran by extremists in Europe.

World - Region
7/31/2023 12:12:57 PM
Swedish police have granted a permit for a protest outside parliament on Monday in which the organisers plan to burn the Koran, according to local media.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/27/2023 10:28:00 PM
Egypt has summoned the Danish ambassador to Egypt to express "deep concern" over recurring incidents of Quran burning in Denmark in front of foreign diplomatic missions, including the Egyptian embassy in Copenhagen,.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/25/2023 5:38:04 PM
Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the chargé d’affaires at the Swedish Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday to express the Egyptian people and government’s categorical rejection of the repeated Quran burnings in Sweden.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/21/2023 5:54:09 PM
Al-Azhar has condemned the repeated burnings of the Quran in Sweden under the guise of freedom of expression and called for “unified and serious stances” towards Sweden's “anti-Islam and anti-Muslim policies."

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/11/2023 9:15:11 PM
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry condemned the repeated burning of the Quran by extremists in the West, calling on Western governments to take action against religious hatred.

World - International
7/7/2023 2:47:40 PM
Muslims in Pakistan were holding rallies on Friday to observe a "Day of the Sanctity of Quran” after the South Asian Islamic nation’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued a call for anti-Sweden protests over last week’s burning of the Islamic holy book in Stockholm.

World - International
7/6/2023 8:40:30 PM
A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment to free speech and its respect for religious minorities.

World - Region
7/2/2023 9:13:53 PM
The Saudi-based Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday called for collective measures to avoid future Quran burnings, days after a copy was torched outside a Stockholm mosque.

World - International
7/2/2023 6:33:08 PM
Sweden's government on Sunday condemned this week's burning of a Koran outside Stockholm's main mosque, calling it an "Islamophobic" act, after an international Islamic body called for measures to avoid future burnings.

World - Region
6/29/2023 4:59:44 PM
A few dozen Iraqi protesters on Thursday briefly breached the Swedish embassy in Baghdad over the burning of the Quran by an Iraqi living in Sweden, an AFP photographer reported.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/29/2023 3:16:49 PM
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stressed “the duty of states to prevent incitement and hate crimes," as it condemned a Quran-burning incident in Sweden during Muslims’ Eid Al-Adha as "shameful."

World - International
2/1/2023 5:05:11 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed Wednesday that Turkey won't allow Sweden to join the NATO military alliance as long as the Scandinavian country permits protests desecrating Islam's holy book to take place.

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