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Azerbaijan slams Western concerns of Christian heritage but not Islamic ones
25th Nov 2020

Azerbaijan slams Western concerns of Christian heritage but not Islamic ones

By Jeyhun Aliyev ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Azerbaijan’s leader on Monday criticized the leaders of some Western countries who “remained silent” over the destruction by Armenian forces of Azerbaijani cultural and religious monuments in the occupied territories. Addressing the nation in … Continued

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid
15th Oct 2020

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): French police raided Wednesday the home of Muslim NGO BarakaCity’s founder and arrested him, the organization, which broadcast the raid live on its social channels, said. Idriss Sihamedi, the NGO’s president, was beaten up … Continued

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked
9th Oct 2020

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked

BERLIN (AA) – German police recorded 188 Islamophobic crimes in the second quarter of this year, the country’s Interior Ministry has said. At least 15 mosques were attacked between April and June, and dozens of Muslims were physically assaulted or … Continued

Canadian Muslims urge gov’t to act against hate groups
25th Sep 2020

Canadian Muslims urge gov’t to act against hate groups

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Following the murder of a caretaker at a Toronto mosque earlier this week, the head of a Muslim organization called Thursday for the government to do more to “eradicate this scourge” of white … Continued

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins
24th Aug 2020

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): The four-day sentencing hearing of the terrorist responsible for the Christchurch mosque attacks, the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history, began Monday morning, according to a local daily. Brenton Tarrant, 29, an Australian … Continued

Mosque arson attack in Greek Cyprus condemned
2nd Jun 2020

Mosque arson attack in Greek Cyprus condemned

AA, Cyprium News, ABTTF: The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Monday condemned an attempt to burn down a mosque in Greek Cyprus. The attack with Molotov cocktails on Koprulu Haci Ibrahim Aga Mosque in the Limassol province on … Continued

Germany:  Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned
19th May 2020

Germany: Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned

By Dilara Hamit   (AA): An Islamophobic incident in which a pig’s head was mounted onto the door of mosque in southern Germany drew condemnation from Turkey on Monday. Two unidentified people placed a pig’s head Saturday night on the … Continued

France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one
9th Mar 2020

France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one

PARIS (Agencies): A man opened fire in a mosque in northeastern Paris on Sunday night, seriously wounding one person. The mosque is located on Rue de Tanger in the city’s 19th administrative district, he headquarters of ACIMA (Adda’wa Islamic Cultural … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year
28th Jan 2020

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA):  Islamophobic attacks in France rose by 54% in 2019, the president of the National Observatory of Islamophobia said Monday. In a written statement, Abdallah Zekri said there were 100 attacks against Muslims in France … 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

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

UK: Muslim schoolgirl target of Islamophobic assault

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): British police said they have arrested a man and a woman after a video on social media showed the woman attacking a teenage Muslim schoolgirl on a local bus in Northern England. The cellphone … Continued

Islamophobic attacks on rise in Europe in 2018
1st Oct 2019

Islamophobic attacks on rise in Europe in 2018

By Gozde Bayar   ANKARA (AA): Islamophobic incidents rose across Europe due to the increase in far-right movements’ influence, according to a report by an Ankara-based think tank. “European Islamophobia Report 2018,” released recently by the Foundation for Political, Economic … 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

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France
22nd Sep 2019

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A car rammed into a mosque in the eastern French city of Colmar on late Saturday. The vehicle crashed into the Grand Mosque of Colmar, damaging its gate and doorway, said the prefecture of … 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

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

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

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

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

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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