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

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

US: Florida man sentenced for only 48 months for threatening to bomb mosque
7th Sep 2018

US: Florida man sentenced for only 48 months for threatening to bomb mosque

By Umar Farooq WASHINGTON (AA): A man in the state of Florida was sentenced Thursday to only 48 months in prison for threatening to blow up a mosque, an officer of the court told Anadolu Agency. Dustin Allen Hughes, 26, … Continued

Nigeria: 8 killed, 8 injured in mosque suicide bomb attack
24th Jul 2018

Nigeria: 8 killed, 8 injured in mosque suicide bomb attack

By Olarewaju Kola and Rafiu Ajakaye   ANKARA / MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least eight worshipers were killed and eight others injured on Monday in a suspected suicide bombing at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses said. The … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison
20th Jun 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette, who murdered six people at a Quebec City mosque last year, should spend the rest of his life in prison, the prosecution said Tuesday. Thomas Jacques told Justice Francois Huot that … 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

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

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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