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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

Egypt: Death toll from Sinai mosque bombing during Friday prayers hits 305
25th Nov 2017

Egypt: Death toll from Sinai mosque bombing during Friday prayers hits 305

By Hussein al-Qabbani and Viola Fahmi   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from a bomb that went off outside a mosque in the city of Al-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula following Friday prayers has climbed to a whopping 305, … Continued

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika
20th Nov 2017

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Sweden was vandalized Sunday when unknown attackers painted a swastika on one of its doors, according to a Muslim body head. The Al-Huda Islamic Cultural Center’s mosque that came under attack … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double
10th Oct 2017

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Hate crimes targeting mosques in the U.K. have doubled in the past year, results of an investigation indicated on Monday. Data from British police forces across the country by the U.K.’s Press Association … Continued

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial
3rd Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man charged with killing six men at a Quebec City mosque will forego a preliminary hearing and go directly to trial, it was decided Monday in a Quebec court. The prosecution filed … Continued

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque
14th Sep 2017

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque

By Peter Kum   MAROUA, Cameroon (AA): Five people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in the Far North region on Wednesday, an official said. “The suicide bomber, a boy of about 15 years, infiltrated a … Continued

The Netherlands: Islamophobic attack targets mosque in Venlo
3rd Sep 2017

The Netherlands: Islamophobic attack targets mosque in Venlo

By Abdullah Asiran   VENLO, Netherlands (AA): An under-construction mosque in southeastern Netherlands was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, head of the mosque said on Saturday. The far-right ‘Identitair Verzet’ movement hanged anti-Islam banners at the roof of … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul
26th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 30 civilians, including women and children were killed and 40 injured in a terrorist attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, according to the … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province
7th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack near the main gate of an iconic mosque in the country’s western Herat province left at least eight people killed, police said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted … Continued

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans
21st Apr 2017

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans

BERLIN (AA): Unknown assailants vandalized a mosque in Germany’s eastern city of Leipzig on Thursday morning, spray-painting the walls with anti-Turkish slogans. Ismail Ozgan, the head of the Eyup Sultan Mosque Association, told Anadolu Agency that a large sign at … Continued

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted
18th Dec 2016

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Islamophobic motivated attacks targeting Muslims in the U.K. have shown a dramatic rise within the past week as individuals and places of worship came under attack. The latest hate crime targeted the Cumbernauld … Continued

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque
27th Nov 2016

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque

By Elin Joensson   STOCKHOLM, (AA): Police in Stockholm are investigating a Saturday attack on a mosque in which neo-Nazi and anti-Muslim slogans were daubed near the place of worship. Swastikas and the text “kill Muslims” had been scribbled near … Continued

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked
7th Nov 2016

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Unknown attackers pelted stones on a mosque and a linked Turkish cultural center in Stockholm on Sunday, an official at the center told Anadolu Agency. The Rinkeby Mosque and its affiliated Turkish Culture Center … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers
17th Sep 2016

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 30 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew up himself in a mosque in northwestern Anbar Tehsil of Mohmand Agency. tribal area, according to a local official Friday. Thirty others were … Continued

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects
28th Jun 2016

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s business capital, gunned down two people on Monday suspected of being ringleaders of a gang which murdered 11 people, including an imam, in May. Dar es Salaam … Continued

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands
24th Jun 2016

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands

By Yasin Yagci   AMSTERDAM (AA) – A group of vandals attacked a Turkish mosque in southern Netherlands, local television channel RTV Rijnmond reported. The station said at least 15 people attacked the mosque with iron bars and shattered the … Continued

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege
6th Jun 2016

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in northern Tanzania said late Sunday they had killed three men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a mosque last month. Regional Police Commander Ahmed Msangi said the three “gangsters” … Continued

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque
21st May 2016

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Muslims in Tanzania’s northern Mwanza city fear for their lives following Wednesday deadly hacking of worshippers inside a mosque, head of a Muslim body said Friday. Imam Feruz Ismail, aged 27, and two … 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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