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France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats
28th Oct 2020

France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): A mosque in Vernon district in northern France received a threatening notice Tuesday, according to a post on Twitter by the Islam & Info website. The notice, left in the mosque’s mailbox, contained death … Continued

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats
14th Oct 2020

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A Toronto mosque remained closed Tuesday after receiving violent threats as police investigate the incident. “The threats specifically contained a promise that guns had been procured to ‘do a Christchurch all over again,” … Continued

Palestine: Dozens of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque complex
21st Sep 2020

Palestine: Dozens of Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque complex

By Fatima Abu Sbeitan   JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex on Sunday in celebration of the Jewish New Year. In a statement, the Jerusalem Awqaf Department said 76 settlers backed … Continued

Palestine: Israel to demolish mosque in Jerusalem
15th Sep 2020

Palestine: Israel to demolish mosque in Jerusalem

By AbdelRaouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Monday issued a demolition order for a mosque in the town of Silwan in east Jerusalem for “lack of a construction permit,” according to local residents. Israeli authorities gave the curators of … Continued

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts
5th Sep 2020

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 12 people died and more than 40 are in critical condition after suspected air conditioner explosions during Friday night prayers at a mosque near Bangladesh’s capital, officials said. A 7-year-boy and … 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

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years
24th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years

By Kaan Bozdogan, Sefa Mutlu, and Berk Ozkan   ISTANBUL (AA):- Friday’s historic prayers in Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Mosque marked the first acts of worship there in 86 years. Thousands of people took part in the traditional Friday (Jum’a) prayers … Continued

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president
11th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president

By Ali Murat Alhas and Seda Sevencan   ANKARA (AA): After completing all preparations, Turkey will open Hagia Sophia for worship on July 24 at Friday prayer, the Turkish president said on Friday. In an address to the nation, President … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast inside mosque kills 4, incl Imam
13th Jun 2020

Afghanistan: Blast inside mosque kills 4, incl Imam

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A blast inside a mosque during Friday prayer killed at least four people and wounded eight  in the Afghan capital Kabul, an official confirmed. Tariq Aryan, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told … Continued

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque
29th Oct 2019

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   (AA) :An 84-year-old man has been arrested after he shot and wounded two people at a mosque in the southern French city of Bayonne on Monday, local media reported. Former soldier and candidate for France’s … Continued

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque
11th Oct 2019

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque

By Ayhan Şimşek   BERLIN (AA): A neo-Nazi who killed two people in eastern Germany Wednesday originally planned to storm a mosque, according to a manifesto apparently written by him and posted online. Stephan Balliet, 27, tried to enter a synagogue … 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

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

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: 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

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

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque
17th Mar 2019

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right … Continued

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized with Islamophobic banners
4th Mar 2019

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized with Islamophobic banners

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): A mosque in the Netherlands was attacked allegedly by members of the Islamophobic German group Pegida, who defaced the building with Islamophobic banners, according to a mosque official on Sunday. At the entrance … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces attack worshippers inside Aqsa mosque
20th Feb 2019

Palestine: Israeli forces attack worshippers inside Aqsa mosque

By Said Amouri   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli forces Tuesday evening attacked Palestinian Muslim worshippers inside the Al-Aqsa mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem, leaving many of them wounded, while arresting others, according to eyewitnesses. The Israeli attack took place … Continued

US mosque faces restrictions on daily prayers
4th Oct 2018

US mosque faces restrictions on daily prayers

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA) :Hundreds of Muslims on Wednesday flocked to Virginia in support of a mosque’s request to be allowed to conduct basic religious services. A public hearing was held in Fairfax County to decide whether an … 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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