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US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’
27th Jun 2018

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump wants the dispute between Qatar and Gulf nations to be resolved, as it only “benefits Iran”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo spoke at a meeting with Qatari Foreign … Continued

Palestine: 275 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards
2nd Apr 2018

Palestine: 275 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers, guarded by police forces, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, on Sunday morning. Jerusalemite sources reported that 275 settlers stormed the mosque via The Moroccan Gate, carrying out provocative tours … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

Palestine: Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank
7th Feb 2018

Palestine: Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian was killed by Israeli forces after an alleged stabbing attack in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Wednesday, according to Palestinian Health Ministry. On Tuesday morning before dawn, Israeli troops invaded the village of al-Yamoun and … Continued

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May
26th Jan 2018

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday there will be “tremendous increase” in U.K.-U.S. trade. His comments came at a brief news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum … Continued

US: Study finds Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion
13th Jan 2018

US: Study finds Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): A new study announced Friday found that an executive order signed by President Donald Trump barring travelers from several Muslim-majority countries caused a rare and significant shift in public opinion. According to a … Continued

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces
16th Dec 2017

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Four Palestinians were killed and 367 more injured in clashes that erupted Friday in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Amin Akel, 22, succumbed to injuries … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims
30th Jan 2017

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AA): Muslim leaders and activists in Africa have voiced fears that U.S President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could be used by terror groups to … Continued

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says
12th Jan 2017

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Calling Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” for Russia’s actions in support of Syrian forces in Aleppo would be inaccurate, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s next top diplomat said Wednesday. “I would not … Continued

US: Thousands protest Trump in Washington
16th Nov 2016

US: Thousands protest Trump in Washington

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Thousands of demonstrators, mainly area students, flooded streets of the nation’s capital Tuesday to protest the country’s president-elect. High school students staged the walkout in protest of Donald Trump and marched on Pennsylvania Avenue … Continued

US: Trump outlines US health care plan to replace Obamacare
11th Nov 2016

US: Trump outlines US health care plan to replace Obamacare

By Ovunc Kutlu and Gulbin Yildirim   NEW YORK (AA): President-elect Donald Trump is adamant about repealing the country’s health care law and replacing it with a new system, according to a statement on his website late Thursday. “A Trump … Continued

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president
20th Jul 2016

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president

By Kasim Ileri   Cleveland, OHIO (AA): Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee on Tuesday after a roll call vote on the second day of convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The billionaire reached the threshold of 1,237 delegates … Continued

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’
14th Jun 2016

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama will not legitimatize terrorist organizations by calling them “radical Islam” which perpetuates the myth that they represent Islam against the West, a White House spokesman said Monday. “Many of those organizations … Continued

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre
14th Jun 2016

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton sparred with her Republican rival, Donald Trump, who again espoused anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. “Inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and threatening to … Continued

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump
3rd Jun 2016

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump can help us make it a reality,” Ryan wrote in an op-ed piece in the Janesville Gazette, noting … Continued

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race
25th May 2016

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – A fringe group of people are not the only ones expressing bigotry toward Islam and its adherents but U.S. officials are also involved in hate mongering, a Muslim congressman said Tuesday. “It is … Continued

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron
23rd May 2016

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on banning Muslims from entering the U.S. were “very dangerous”. Speaking on the British ITV channel, Cameron added that despite his “wrong … Continued

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid
4th May 2016

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday, all but assuring him the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. “It is a … Continued

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks
23rd Mar 2016

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks

[Photo: US Ted Cruz Republican presidential candidatea. Photographer: Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons]   By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – Muslim refugees should be barred from U.S. entry and the country’s law enforcement should be authorized to infiltrate their neighborhoods to … 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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