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India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament
10th Dec 2019

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament

India’s lower house of parliament passed contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill. Citizenship would be granted to Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, but not Muslims.

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UK: Exclusive: Record 24 Muslim MPs expected to be elected this week
9th Dec 2019

Number of Muslim MPs expected to be elected to Parliament this week could rise to another record of 24, according to exclusive analysis of candidates & constituencies carried out by The Muslim News.

UK: Exclusive: Record 24 Muslim MPs expected to be elected this week

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany
9th Dec 2019

11-year-old Muslim girl wearing headscarf was injured in Islamophobic attack by two far-right extremists in E Germany, She had her hijab pulled off and kicked her as she fell on the ground.

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany

UK: Muslim schoolgirl target of Islamophobic assault
8th Dec 2019

A man & a woman have been arrested after a video on social media showed the woman attacking teenage Muslim schoolgirl & the man shouting Islamophobic slurs on a bus in Ecclesfield, Sheffield.

UK: Muslim schoolgirl target of Islamophobic assault

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead
7th Dec 2019

A Saudi National opened fire at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola in the US state of Florida killing 3 people, wounding 8.

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror
6th Dec 2019

Even after Indian Supreme Court described demolition of 16th-century Babri Mosque by Hindus as a crime, punishment eludes perpetrators over a quarter-century later as tardy justice is moving at snail’s pace.

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers
5th Dec 2019

India cleared amendments to citizenship laws to award citizenship to migrants - Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Buddhist and Christian - from neighboring countries but it does not mention country's largest minority - Muslims.

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister
4th Dec 2019

Germany’s integration minister Annette Widmann-Mauz expressed concern over Islamophobia, warning that it poses a "real danger" to social cohesion.

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children
3rd Dec 2019

Drones operated by UAE, which backs Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar, struck a house in Murzuq, Libya, killing nine children and two women.

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Emergency-like situation was created Aug 4 in Jammu & Kashmir when thousands of additional Indian forces helped in brutal clampdown, stationed in colleges, schools, occupying spaces of students, overshadowing education.

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Because of internet ban Kashmiris are aware of Indian diplomat's comments that settlements modelled after Israel's illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus in Jammu & Kashmir.

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero
26th Nov 2019

A Muslim woman has been praised as hero after her intervention with a man who hurled racial abuse on a Jewish family on London underground train.

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque
25th Nov 2019

Suspected far-right group Combat 18 emailed bomb threat to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Hebron’s Ibrahimi mosque
23rd Nov 2019

Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron to celebrate Chayevi Sarah Jewish holiday. Meanwhile, 50 Palestinian vehicles were vandalized by Jewish settlers in Salfit.

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Hebron’s Ibrahimi mosque

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 9 civilians in Idlib
18th Nov 2019

9 civilians were killed, 10 injured in Russian airstrikes in Idlib, which is controlled by , Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an extremist group.

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 9 civilians in Idlib

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims
17th Nov 2019

Leaked files revealed unprecedented inside view of Chinese clampdown on Uyghur Muslims, President Jinping urging security forces to "show absolutely no mercy" on Uyghurs in Xinjiang province.

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims

Issue 367 - Friday 29th November 2019 - Top Stories

Everything depends upon Brexit, says Johnson
29th Nov 2019

Everything depends upon Brexit, says Johnson

The key for Britain to making the country safer for Muslims as everyone else, is to first leave the European Union, according to Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

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Corbyn seeks referendum to reunite people
29th Nov 2019

Corbyn seeks referendum to reunite people

On Brexit policy, Labour has made it clear that it wants to bring people and communities together by holding a second referendum, says Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Poorest will be most affected by Brexit,  says Swinson
29th Nov 2019

Liberal Democrat Leader, Jo Swinson, has no doubt that Brexit needs to be stopped, arguing that the main victims will be the poorest people in society, including Muslims.

Poorest will be most affected by Brexit, says Swinson

103 Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates
29th Nov 2019

A comprehensive list compiled exclusively by The Muslim News of 103 Muslim Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates contesting seats in the 2019 General Election, which are due to take place on December 12.

103 Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

26 American Muslims win in the November elections
29th Nov 2019

26 Muslims won in state and local elections races across the US, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced. Elections were held, in large part, on November 5.

26 American Muslims win in the November elections

Bots and fake accounts fuel Twitter attacks on Muslim candidates
29th Nov 2019

Bots and fake accounts fuelled the surge in anti-Muslim, xenophobic and life-threatening tweets aimed at American Muslim candidates, including prominent Democrat

Bots and fake accounts fuel Twitter attacks on Muslim candidates

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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