US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear
15th Apr 2019

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear

By Vakkas Dogantekin (AA): Messages of support continue to pour in for U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar after being targeted in a smear campaign led by the country’s president, Donald Trump. Trump most recently targeted the Muslim lawmaker after comments surfaced … Continued

UN urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel
23rd Jul 2017

UN urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA) – Sweden, France and Egypt, on Saturday, asked the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to meet regarding tensions surrounding Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque. The three countries, all current members of the Council, “request UNSC … Continued

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque
19th Nov 2016

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with hate words, Canadian media reported Friday. It is the fifth incident of racist graffiti in the past week. Police … Continued

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul
25th Oct 2016

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul

By Jamal Badrani   NINEVEH, (AA): The Iraqi army Monday recaptured from Daesh the Christian town of Qaraqosh near Mosul, according to an army officer. “The Iraqi joint forces have carried out combing operations in the town, which was totally … Continued

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims
6th Oct 2016

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims

WASHINGTON (AA): Muslim refugees constitute nearly half of all refugees admitted to the U.S. in 2016, a new study revealed Wednesday. “A total of 38,901 Muslim refugees entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, making up almost half (46%) of … Continued

Pakistan: Muslims build church for Christian neighbours
10th Jun 2016

Pakistan: Muslims build church for Christian neighbours

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): In Pakistan’s northeastern Punjab province, Muslim villagers are raising funds to help their poor Christian neighbors build a church. The initiative was begun shortly before Easter by a group of Muslims from a village … Continued

Ugandan Muslims condemn Christian hostility to Islamic banking
25th Mar 2016

Ugandan Muslims condemn Christian hostility to Islamic banking

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, (AA): Uganda’s Muslim leaders have condemned the “ignorance” of church leaders trying to block Islamic banking legislation in the majority-Christian nation. Earlier this year, parliament amended a finance bill to introduce Islamic insurance. However, church … Continued

US: Daesh committing genocide
18th Mar 2016

US: Daesh committing genocide

[Photo: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Daesh commiting genocide against minorities. Photo: Erkin Keci/AA] By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA) – Daesh is committing genocide in territories it controls in Iraq and Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims
29th Feb 2016

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The government’s chief adviser to a peace process with the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group admitted Sunday that there is huge disappointment over Congress’ failure to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law … Continued

Gambia now ‘an Islamic state’: President Jammeh
12th Dec 2015

Gambia now ‘an Islamic state’: President Jammeh

ANKARA (AA) – Gambia is now an Islamic state, the west African country’s president has declared. Gambian President Yahya Jammeh made the declaration in the country’s coastal town of Brufut on Thursday. “Gambia’s destiny is in the hands of the Almighty … Continued

Kenya: Poverty, unemployment pave way to radicalisation: Pope
28th Nov 2015

Kenya: Poverty, unemployment pave way to radicalisation: Pope

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI,  (AA) – Poverty and unemployment are some of the reasons why the youth join terrorist groups, Pope Francis said in Kenya on Friday. Addressing over 10,000 youth at the Kasarani Stadium in the Kenyan capital of … Continued

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south
19th Sep 2015

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Philippine authorities have blamed a powerful bomb explosion that killed a girl and injured more than 30 other people in the country’s Muslim south on an al-Qaeda-linked militant group. The … Continued

Turkish island gathers Muslims and Christians for iftar
16th Jul 2015

Turkish island gathers Muslims and Christians for iftar

    CANAKKALE, Turkey (AA): Muslim and Christian Turkish citizens have gathered on Turkey’s Aegean Sea island of Gokceada on Wednesday for an iftar (breaking of fast) meal. The iftar, organized by the Gokceada Municipality was attended by around 3,000 people  who were treated … Continued

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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