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

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party
29th Aug 2019

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic politician was expelled from Left Party in Sweden as the politician’s views on religion contradicted with party policy, said the secretary-general in a press conference on Wednesday. Secretary-General of Left Party Aron … Continued

Norway: Police launches terror probe on mosque attack
12th Aug 2019

Norway: Police launches terror probe on mosque attack

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Norwegian police on Sunday launched a terror investigation into an armed attack on an Afghan mosque in Baerum city. A 21-year-old gunman on Saturday was arrested after he attacked the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in … 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

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves
6th Jul 2019

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigeria’s headscarf crisis festered Friday after footage emerged online of school guards and teachers ordering Muslim girls to remove their headscarves before entering a school compound in the southwestern town of Ibadan. The … Continued

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack
30th Jun 2019

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque inside a hospital in western Sweden was vandalized on Saturday in a racist attack. The attackers at Molndal Hospital in Gothenburg city desecrated the holy Qur’an and spilled soft drinks on the … Continued

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban
27th Jun 2019

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA) : A coalition of rights organizations came together on Wednesday for an art installation depicting the effects the Muslim Ban has had on American families. The ban was first enacted by President Donald Trump … Continued

US: Muslim woman attacked in front of her children in coffee shop
19th Jun 2019

US: Muslim woman attacked in front of her children in coffee shop

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is demanding an investigation after a woman in the state of Texas claims she was attacked for wearing a hijab at a Starbucks coffee shop. Nur Ashour said she … Continued

Norway: Islamophobic group insults Muslims, harms Qur’an
17th Jun 2019

Norway: Islamophobic group insults Muslims, harms Qur’an

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic group in Norway insulted Muslims, said all Qurans must be destroyed and threw a copy of the Muslim holy book the Qur’an in an event near the capital Oslo on Saturday, according … 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

US: Animal rights group slams Muslim ritual
8th Jun 2019

US: Animal rights group slams Muslim ritual

By Vakkas Dogantekin   ANKARA (AA): U.S.-based animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) came under fire Thursday for posting an inaccurate video on Twitter attacking a Muslim tradition. “This is heartbreaking. Animals don’t need to … Continued

Danish far-right members burn Qur’an during iftar in city’s square
3rd Jun 2019

Danish far-right members burn Qur’an during iftar in city’s square

By Davut Colak COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AA): Activists of a far-right group burned a copy of the Qur’an and unfurled a banner saying “Europe is ours” in the Danish capital to protest against the iftar (fast-breaking) gathering of Muslims on Saturday. … Continued

Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’
2nd Jun 2019

Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’

By Zehra Nur Duz (AA): A recent attack on a Muslim cemetery in Greece shows the rise of Islamophobia and racism both there and throughout the continent, according to an expert on the region. A Muslim cemetery in the city … Continued

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs
28th May 2019

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs

[Photo: Narendra Modi addresses media outside the President House on May 25, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders designated Narendra Modi as a Indian Prime Minister. Photographer: Imtiyaz Khan/AA] Shuriah Niazi New … Continued

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an
27th May 2019

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an

[Map of Finland. Wikimedia for free use for any purpose] Atilla Altuntas STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): With European polls taking place in Finland Sunday, the leader of an extreme far-right party tried to stoke the Islamophobic vote by publicly ripping up … 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

UK: Mosque in Scotland vandalized with racist graffiti
22nd May 2019

UK: Mosque in Scotland vandalized with racist graffiti

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): Police in Scotland are investigating an Islamophobic hate crime after racist and anti-Muslim comments were found spray-painted on the walls of a mosque Monday night. In a similar incident Tuesday in Essex, England, police are … Continued

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips
17th May 2019

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … 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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