US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help
20th Apr 2017

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

NEW YORK (AA): The husband of the U.S.’s first Muslim female judge on Wednesday urged the public for help in unraveling the mystery of Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was found dead last Wednesday in the Hudson River in New … Continued

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot
16th Nov 2016

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The first Muslim to potentially head a major American political party will have to wait to find out if he will lead Democrats after the group said Tuesday internal elections were moved to Nov. … Continued

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque
15th Oct 2016

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque

NEW YORK (AA): Three members of an anti-Muslim militia on Friday faced charges of conspiring to detonate explosives at an apartment complex where members of a local Somali community reside in the state of Kansas. “These charges are based on … Continued

Spain: Niqabi pregnant Muslim woman assaulted
8th Sep 2016

Spain: Niqabi pregnant Muslim woman assaulted

By Alyssa McMurtyry   MADRID (AA): Spanish police said Wednesday they arrested two individuals on hate-crime charges after an alleged assault on a pregnant woman wearing a niqab. According to the police statement released Wednesday, on Monday night the woman … Continued

France: Third town bans ‘burkinis’ from beaches
16th Aug 2016

France: Third town bans ‘burkinis’ from beaches

PARIS (AA): A Corsican village has become the third French town to issue a ban on the full-body swimsuit – known as ‘burkinis’ – worn by some Muslim women. Mayor of Sisco, Pierre-Ange Vivoni, told French television on Monday the … Continued

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA)  Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to attack British troops planned to be sent to Iraq for an anticipated offensive to retake Mosul from Daesh. Sadr said in a Sunday statement that … Continued

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin
8th Jul 2016

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin

  Press TV: Between 35 to 50 civilians have lost their lives and 60 others sustained injuries when Daesh terrorists carried out suicide bombings and shooting attack near a holy Shia Muslim mausoleum north of the Iraqi capital. Security sources … Continued

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani
5th Jul 2016

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani

By P.S. Waller   BANGKOK (AA): A security checkpoint in southern Thailand was rocked by a bomb blast early Tuesday, with insurgents continuing a campaign of violence as the Muslim holy month comes to a close. An official who requested … 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

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied
29th Jun 2016

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Two Muslim schoolgirls have been denied Swiss citizenship after they refused to participate in mixed swimming lessons for religious reasons, local media reported Tuesday. The girls, aged 12 and 14, were denied citizenship for … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim injured in attack on mosque by Buddhists
24th Jun 2016

Myanmar: Muslim injured in attack on mosque by Buddhists

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   WAW,  (AA): A Muslim man has been injured after a Buddhist mob destroyed a mosque in Myanmar’s south-central Bago region following an argument over the construction of a new religious school. Htay Khaing, an officer-in-charge … Continued

Thailand: Village chief, assistant killed in Muslim south
8th Jun 2016

Thailand: Village chief, assistant killed in Muslim south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA) – A village chief and his assistant have been killed in Thailand’s Muslim south in an attack by suspected insurgents in troubled Narathiwat province. An army captain who requested anonymity citing ongoing investigations told … Continued

Thailand: 2 soldiers killed in majority Muslim south
28th Mar 2016

Thailand: 2 soldiers killed in majority Muslim south

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA) – Two Thai soldiers were gunned down Sunday in the country’s insurgency-plagued majority Muslim south, despite the ruling junta’s claims that conditions in the region are under control and improving. The chief of the … Continued

Thailand: Thai forces seize insurgent camp in southern jungle
11th Feb 2016

Thailand: Thai forces seize insurgent camp in southern jungle

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA) – Thai security forces have overrun a well-organized insurgent camp hidden in the jungles of the country’s troubled Muslim south and arrested one rebel after a brief clash, local media reported Thursday. A commander … Continued

Thailand:  Muslim HR appointee raises plight of disappeared
26th Jan 2016

Thailand: Muslim HR appointee raises plight of disappeared

By Max Constant BANGKOK (AA) – Twelve years after her husband was forced into a waiting car, never to be seen again, a newly elected Muslim member of Thailand’s human rights commission says she has made the fight against such … Continued

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala
24th Aug 2015

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala

By Ali Abo-Rezeg   KARBALA, (AA): Hundreds of angry demonstrators stormed a government building in the Shia-dominated Iraqi province of Karbala on Sunday. “The protesters stormed the administrative building of al-Hindiyyah district and destroyed the windows of the building because the … Continued

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead
9th Jul 2015

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead

[Houthi fighters inspect wreckage of car at the site of a previous attack near of Qubbat al-Mahdi Mosque on June 20, 2015 in Sana’a. Mohammed Hamoud/Anadolu Agency]   By Mahmoud Barakat   SANAA, Yemen (AA): At least 10 people were killed late Tuesday … Continued

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks
25th Jun 2015

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks

[Photo: Head of the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, MILEF, Hajj Murad Al-Ebrahim. Photographer: Turgut Alp Boyraz]/AA] By Hader Glang and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ANKARA (AA): The Philippines is lauding Turkey’s involvement in peace talks between the government … Continued

27th May 2015

India: No flat for her in Mumbai because she is Muslim

By Omar Rashid Maharashtra, (The Hindu): Growing up in Gujarat post-2002 riots exposed her to religious prejudice and forced ghettoisation. So when Misbah Quadri moved to Mumbai, she hoped the city, known for its cosmopolitan culture, would treat her better. However, … Continued

21st May 2015

Germany: Comedian can be called “hate preacher”: court

  Comedian Dieter Nuhr [see photo]  has failed in a court battle to stop a Muslim critic from calling him a “preacher of hate” because of his jokes about Islam. Nuhr argued before the state court in Stuttgart that Erhat … 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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