Ali Selim

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: said he hopes that “before next weekend, when Sunday Mass reopens, some flexibility will have emerged”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Parishes should “manage scrupulously” the safety of people at Masses on Monday morning when churches reopen for the first time in over three months, C(...)

Dr Ali Selim: Muslim scholars had taken medical advice on whether drinking water should be waived this year

For Ireland’s Muslim community Ramadan 2020, which begins on Thursday, will be like none they have experienced before. For healthy Muslims it means (...)

Attendance at church funerals is limited to 100 people. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The obligation on Catholics to physically attend Sunday Mass has been removed by Ireland’s Catholic bishops for now and all Confirmations are postpone(...)

Dr Umar al Qadri, head Imam at the Islamic Centre of Ireland, said its mosque in Blanchardstown is attended on Fridays by over 400 people. File photograph: Alan Betson

Stringent measures are being taken in Ireland’s mosques today to protect worshippers attending Friday prayers. Dr Umar al Qadri, head Imam at the Isl(...)

One of the Hong Kong protesters who spoke to The Irish Times. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

CHINESE POLITICAL ACTIVISTS LIVING IN IRELAND CLAIM THAT OTHER CHINESE PEOPLE HERE ARE ‘KEEPING AN EYE ON EVERYONE’ FOR SIGNS OF DISLOYALTY TO THE (...)

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has been awarded €7,500 by the Labour Court after it ruled he has been unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Dublin from his role as a part-time lecturer in Arabic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has been awarded €7,500 by the Labour Court which ruled he was unfairly dismissed by Trinity College Du(...)

Dr Ali Selim Dr Selim is also spokesperson for the Islamic Cultural Centre in Clonskeagh, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A leading figure in Ireland’s Muslim community has claimed he was fired from his teaching post in Trinity College Dublin as a result of controversial (...)

Dr Selim’s unfair dismissal came seven months after comments he made on RTÉ’s Primetime on female circumcision sparked widespread criticism. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

A university lecturer at the centre of controversy last year over television comments he made about female genital mutilation (FGM) has won his unfair(...)

Iman Hussein Halawa from the Clonskeagh Mosque called for the criminalisation of Islamophobia. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The discreet presence of a garda in the grounds of the Clonskeagh Mosque signalled that this was no ordinary gathering for Friday prayers. The mosqu(...)

Lisa Smith (extreme right) may have overheard information on the Govermnet jet, but nothing of interest to Isis, military sources say. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin

An Irish military intelligence inquiry concluded a former Defence Forces member gleaned little or no sensitive information before she left Ireland to (...)

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