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

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria
2nd May 2018

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 27 Muslim worshippers have been killed and 56 others injured after two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests during afternoon prayers in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, according to police local government officials. … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers vandalise Palestinian vehicles, cemetery
18th Apr 2018

Palestine: Israeli settlers vandalise Palestinian vehicles, cemetery

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Dozens of Palestinian vehicles were vandalized Tuesday morning in a suspected “price tag” attack by Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Israeli settlers also defiled Muslim cemeteries in Jerusalem. “Israeli settlers … Continued

Netherlands: Far-right groups attack 3 mosques
13th Apr 2018

Netherlands: Far-right groups attack 3 mosques

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): Far-right groups have attacked three mosques in the Netherlands, a Muslim charity fund official said Thursday. The extreme right-wing Rechts in Verzet group early Thursday put up banners with Islamophobic content in the … Continued

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships
28th Mar 2018

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in a central Myanmar town is still facing hard times even five years after they had suffered a Buddhist mob rampage. Meiktila in central Mandalay region had seen a … Continued

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again
23rd Mar 2018

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Stockholm was vandalised with racist words and symbols on Thursday, according to mosque officials. In a statement, the Södermalm mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the … Continued

Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group PEGIDA not to be put on trial after mosque attack
22nd Mar 2018

Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group PEGIDA not to be put on trial after mosque attack

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): An Islamophobic hate group that planted crosses on a construction site for a mosque in the eastern Netherlands will not be prosecuted, Dutch prosecutors announced on Tuesday. Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of … Continued

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque
17th Mar 2018

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Two women known for anti-Muslim rants at Phoenix-area political events, were arrested Thursday for breaking into an Arizona Islamic center and making anti-Islamic/Islamohobic remarks, police said. Tahnee Gonzales, 32, and Elizabeth Dauenhauer, 51, were … Continued

Germany: Turkish mosque set on fire in arson attack in Berlin
12th Mar 2018

Germany: Turkish mosque set on fire in arson attack in Berlin

BERLIN (AA) – A Turkish mosque in Berlin was set alight on Sunday morning. It is the 24th time in two months that a mosque in Germany had been deliberately targeted, the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affair, DITIB, said in a press … Continued

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree
9th Mar 2018

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree

By Dilrukshi Handunnetti   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AA): Violence against Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority continued Thursday, despite a state of emergency. Petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque overnight in the town of Kuruwita even as hundreds of police, soldiers … Continued

Netherlands reduces sentences of mosque attack convicts
28th Feb 2018

Netherlands reduces sentences of mosque attack convicts

By Abdullah Asiran   ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (AA): A court in eastern Netherlands on Tuesday reduced the sentences of four convicts who were involved in a Molotov cocktail attack on a mosque in Enschede in 2016. Five convicts had been sentenced … Continued

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized in The Hague
4th Feb 2018

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized in The Hague

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AA): A mosque in the Dutch port city of The Hague was vandalized late Friday, the head of the mosque said Saturday. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the act of … Continued

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux
30th Jan 2018

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A mosque in the French city of Bordeaux has been targeted by supporters of the PYD/PKK terrorist group, who vandalized it and spray painted threats against the Turkish Muslim community on its walls. Emre … Continued

Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque
25th Jan 2018

Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque

By Ridvan Korkulutas   KILIS, Turkey (AA): Two civilians were killed and six injured, when a rocket fired by PYD/PKK terrorists from Syria struck a mosque in the Turkish border province of Kilis on Wednesday, according to the provincial governor. … Continued

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam
19th Jan 2018

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam

By Abdullah Asiran   AMSTERDAM (AA): A mosque in the Dutch capital Amsterdam was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, the head of the mosque said on Thursday. The far-right “Rechts in Verzet” movement claimed responsibility for the attack … Continued

US: Mosque leaders help man who defaced their building
3rd Jan 2018

US: Mosque leaders help man who defaced their building

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): A mosque in Fort Smith, Arkansas chose the path of mercy when it paid the fines of a young man who helped vandalize their building last year, helping him avoid jail time. “We wanted … Continued

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime
27th Dec 2017

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) – Police are investigating an attack on a mosque with a homemade bomb as a hate crime, officers said Monday. The attack on the Islamic Cultural Center in Saffle, a town 45 kilometers (28 miles) … 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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