Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested
18th Feb 2020

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested

BERLIN (AA):   A far-right terror cell planned attacks on six mosques across Germany but was dismantled by the police last week following a tip from an informant, local media reported on Monday. The group’s leading figure Werner S. made concrete … Continued

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

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

By Erbil Basay   BERLIN (AA): An 11-year-old Muslim girl wearing a headscarf was injured in a suspected Islamophobic attack by two far-right extremists in the eastern state of Saxony, Germany on Sunday, according to local reports. The suspected attackers, … Continued

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

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister

By Oliver Towfigh Nia   BERLIN (AA): Germany’s integration minister on Tuesday expressed concern over Islamophobia, warning that it poses a “real danger” to social cohesion. Presenting the annual government report on the state of integration in the capital Berlin, … Continued

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

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque

BERLIN (AA): Suspected far-right extremists emailed a bomb threat to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Monday. Mosque officials told Anadolu Agency that they immediately informed the police after receiving an e-mail from the far-right terrorist group Combat 18, which claimed … Continued

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia
8th Nov 2019

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia

By Oliver Towfigh Nia BERLIN (AA): Germany marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but growing xenophobia and Islamophobia in especially formerly communist East Germany is seriously threatening the country’s national security. Three decades … Continued

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat
1st Nov 2019

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat

COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Police have given the all clear on Thursday at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne, after it was evacuated due to a telephone bomb threat. Following a thorough search at Cologne Central Mosque complex … Continued

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque
11th Oct 2019

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque

By Ayhan Şimşek   BERLIN (AA): A neo-Nazi who killed two people in eastern Germany Wednesday originally planned to storm a mosque, according to a manifesto apparently written by him and posted online. Stephan Balliet, 27, tried to enter a synagogue … Continued

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event
29th Sep 2019

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An event meant to raise awareness of Islamophobia in Germany on Saturday was the scene of a violent attack, according to the head of the event organizer. At the Support Diversity event in … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax
14th Sep 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A bomb threat emailed to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Friday morning turned out to be a hoax, officials said. Berlin police spokesperson Heidi Voigt told Anadolu Agency that they determined that the bomb … Continued

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner
8th Aug 2019

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Muslim community has called on the government to create a new government post to counter growing Islamophobia in the country. Aiman Mazyek, president of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, proposed on Wednesday … Continued

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany
18th Jul 2019

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Unidentified assailants desecrated a mosque in Munster, western Germany late on Tuesday. The assailants tore pages of a copy of Quran at Barbaros Mosque of the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB). … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax
10th Jul 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax

COLOGNE, Germany (AA) : The police have issued an “all clear” after investigating a bomb threat at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne. The bomb threat, apparently sent by a far-right group via e-mail on Tuesday, forced … Continued

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days
12th Jun 2019

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Three mosques in Germany have suffered assaults over the past two days, a local Turkish Muslim community leader said on Tuesday. At the Eyup Sultan Mosque in Kamen, North Rhine-Westphalia, a right-wing group … Continued

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire
26th May 2019

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire

Ayhan Şimşek BERLIN (AA)  Turkish-Muslim association IGMG has called for complete and thorough investigation into suspected arson attack on Saturday at a mosque in North Rhine-Westphalia,the western German city of Hagen. There were no casualties. Omer Oral, the head of … Continued

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin
16th Apr 2019

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin

BERLIN (AA) – A suspected far-right extremist verbally and physically assaulted a Muslim woman at a Berlin metro station, police said on Monday. The incident was the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in the German capital in recent … Continued

Germany: Mosque in Duisburg vandalised with racist slurs
31st Dec 2018

Germany: Mosque in Duisburg vandalised with racist slurs

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An under-construction mosque in western Germany’s Duisburg city was attacked by unidentified assailants who defaced the building with racist slogans, according to a mosque official on Sunday. The attackers painted star of David … Continued

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques
28th Dec 2018

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): Germany wants to regulate foreign donations to the country’s mosques to “prevent the spread of fundamentalist ideologies”, a local daily said Thursday. The federal government has asked Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries to … Continued

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018
14th Dec 2018

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): German police recorded 578 hate crimes against Muslims between January and September this year, according to figures released on Thursday. At least 40 Muslims were injured in the attacks which were mostly carried out … Continued

Germany: Alarming rise in Islamophobia against Muslims
8th Nov 2018

Germany: Alarming rise in Islamophobia against Muslims

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA):Prejudice against Muslims, migrants and asylum seekers have significantly increased in Germany, according to a new study by the Leipzig University. Almost 55 percent of Germans claimed they felt like foreigners in their own country … Continued

Germany: Turkish restaurant targeted in xenophobic attack
19th Oct 2018

Germany: Turkish restaurant targeted in xenophobic attack

BERLIN (AA): A Turkish restaurant was set on fire in an arson attack early Thursday morning in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Police spokesman told Anadolu Agency that they suspected a xenophobic motive behind the attack, which caused extensive … 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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