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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

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid
29th Apr 2018

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Uganda security forces said they have killed two people and arrested 36 others following a raid in a mosque in a Kampala suburb. Addressing reporters Saturday afternoon, Ugandan counterterrorism police director Abas Byakagaba … Continued

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque
28th Apr 2018

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Two men have been injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians outside a mosque in Birmingham, England on Friday. West Midland Police said they were trying to trace the vehicle following the incident … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty
29th Mar 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty

  By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of … 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

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

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

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

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man
5th Dec 2017

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canadian authorities arrested one man Monday in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Muslim who police are hailing as a hero. Police are now searching for another man who is believed to have … Continued

Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks
22nd Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The death toll from Friday’s suicide attacks in two different mosques in Afghanistan has increased to 84, officials said Saturday. Over 50 people have been injured. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six
16th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a mosque belonging to the Shia Muslim community in the capital Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least six persons dead and five others injured, according to an … Continued

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting
30th Jan 2017

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Six people are dead and a number of others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, the facility’s president told media late Sunday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it … Continued

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque
19th Nov 2016

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with hate words, Canadian media reported Friday. It is the fifth incident of racist graffiti in the past week. Police … Continued

US sentences mosque arsonist to 5 years
19th Oct 2016

US sentences mosque arsonist to 5 years

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Tuesday sentenced a 32-year-old Missouri man to five years in prison for setting an area mosque ablaze, and attempting to do the same to a nearby women’s reproductive health clinic. Jedediah … Continued

Thailand: 18 killed in Thai Muslims tourist boat sinking
19th Sep 2016

Thailand: 18 killed in Thai Muslims tourist boat sinking

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): The death toll from a boat sinking during an annual ceremony at a mosque in central Thailand has risen to 18 with 10 others still missing and 46 injured, local media reported Monday. Authorities … 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

US: Florida mosque set ablaze on 9/11 anniversary
13th Sep 2016

US: Florida mosque set ablaze on 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK (AA): A Florida place of worship frequented by the alleged perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history was set ablaze on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, officials said Monday. Major David Thompson from St. Lucie … Continued

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4
5th Jul 2016

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4

    By Ramazan Turgut MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AA) – A suicide bomber targeted the Saudi Arabian city of Medina on Monday as the kingdom was hit by two other terror attacks. Four Saudi security forces were killed in Medina. … Continued

US: Muslim shot, stabbed outside Houston mosque
4th Jul 2016

US: Muslim shot, stabbed outside Houston mosque

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): Police in the southern state of Texas have launched an investigation after a doctor was stabbed and shot near a mosque as he walked to morning prayers, local media said. The ABC13 Eyewitness … 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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