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Ireland tops ‘Islamicity’ index

The Islamicity Index ranks countries on how well they adhere to the Koran – so it may be a surprise that the top three are Ireland, Denmark and Luxembourg. Not a single majority Muslim country made the top 25 – Saudi Arabia was 91st. So what’s the reasoning? Hossein Askari, a Professor of International Business and International Affairs at George Washington University helped compile the table.

(Photo: A bridge over the river Liffey in central Dublin. Credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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