Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack
13th Oct 2019

Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Death toll from a mosque attack in Burkina Faso rose to 16, local media reported on Saturday. On Friday evening, an armed group stormed the Great Salmossi Mosque in Markoye as Muslims were … 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

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: 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

Pakistan: 3 killed, 28 injured in mosque blast in Quetta
25th May 2019

Pakistan: 3 killed, 28 injured in mosque blast in Quetta

[Photo: Security forces inspect the scene after Rehmania mosque blast in Quetta ,Pakistan on May 24, 2019. Photographer: Mazhar Chandio/AA] Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least three people were killed and over a dozen others injured in an explosion targeting … 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

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage
14th May 2019

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage

By Betul Yuruk   NEW YORK (AA): An arson attack over the weekend on a mosque in the U.S. state of Connecticut has caused “large-scale damage,” an official Turkish body said Monday. In a statement, the Religious Services Attache of … Continued

UK: London mosque on lockdown after shots fired
10th May 2019

UK: London mosque on lockdown after shots fired

[UK Map by Pixabay] Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): A London mosque was on lockdown Thursday after a masked man carrying a gun tried to enter it during Ramadan prayers. Metropolitan Police confirmed that a big police presence would remain … Continued

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians
11th Apr 2019

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians

By Adis Karaca   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): A historical mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina was vandalized with with spray-painted symbols of Nazis and extreme Serb Christians late Tuesday. The Arnaudija Mosque was come under racist attack when the assailants spray-painted … Continued

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder
5th Apr 2019

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder

By Recep Sakar   MELBOURNE (AA): The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques appeared Friday for a hearing at the Christchurch High Court. A 3-year-old, three schoolboys and several pensioners were among … Continued

New Zealand: Terrorist who allegedly murdered 49 Muslim worshippers charged
16th Mar 2019

New Zealand: Terrorist who allegedly murdered 49 Muslim worshippers charged

By Beyza Binnur Donmez ANKARA (AA): A court in New Zealand decided Saturday that the terrorist charged with murder in a terror attack would remain in custody until April 5. Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, would remain imprisoned without a plea … Continued

Mali: Muslim preacher stabbed, injured in Bamako
1st Feb 2019

Mali: Muslim preacher stabbed, injured in Bamako

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): One of the leading Islamic preachers in Mali’s capital Bamako was stabbed and injured by six people on Wednesday, another leading imam said. Adam Sakho, one of the imams of Hippodrom-2 Mosque, was … Continued

Canada: PM grieves with Canadians to mark anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting
30th Jan 2019

Canada: PM grieves with Canadians to mark anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Memorials to mark the second anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting are being held Tuesday in major cities in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians everywhere mourn the loss of life … 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

Palestine: Jewish settlers vandalize mosque in West Bank
19th Dec 2018

Palestine: Jewish settlers vandalize mosque in West Bank

By Qays Abu Samra   SALFIT, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers early Tuesday raided a Palestinian village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and vandalized a mosque. They also vandalized Palestinian cars and slit their tires. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that a … Continued

Syria: US-led coalition strikes mosque deliberately in eastern Syria
23rd Oct 2018

Syria: US-led coalition strikes mosque deliberately in eastern Syria

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led coalition in Syria on Monday targeted and destroyed a mosque in the Deir ez-Zor province, according to a top pentagon official. Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning told reporters the mosque was deliberately … Continued

Germany: Mosque dubbed with swastikas and racist slogans
2nd Oct 2018

Germany: Mosque dubbed with swastikas and racist slogans

By Meltem Bulur (AA): A mosque in the northwestern city of Gladbeck was vandalized Sunday night. The attackers wrote racist slogans and drew swastikas on the windows and walls of the mosque.   A statement from the Turkish Consul General of the … Continued

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39
5th Aug 2018

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA & The Muslim News): The death toll from Friday’s twin suicide-bombing in a Shia Muslim mosque of Gardez city, Paktia Province rose to 39 on Saturday. 81 worshippers during Friday Prayers in … Continued

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims
12th May 2018

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): One person was murdered and two seriously injured in an apparent sectarian attack in a mosque in South Africa on Thursday afternoon. The attack on the Shi’a Muslims was condemned 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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