Invasive US security measures place Samarra’s heritage at risk

A giant embankment built around the city has reduced attacks on US troops, but may have compromised important sites

Art in the age of global terrorism: censorship at the Venice Biennale

The story of Gregor Schneider’s installation for St Mark’s Square

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Muslims lay claim to Taj Mahal

A Muslim trust in Agra, where the Taj Mahal is located, has claimed ownership of the monument

US snipers co-opt Samarra mosque’s spiral minaret

The US military says “military necessity” takes precedence over the safeguarding of this Islamic landmark


The Temple Mount in Jerusalem re-opens to non-Muslims

The most revered and disputed holy site in Israel has re-opened to non-Muslims after three years.


Former US president Bill Clinton opens memorial to massacred Muslims in Bosnia

The monument is dedicated to the thousands killed in Srebrenica when the city fell to Bosnian Serbs in July 1995

Worcester Art Museum sued for Anti-Muslim discrimination

“The museum is committed to fostering a diverse workplace and is an equal opportunity employer,” it said.