India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob
25th Jun 2019

India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob

By Shuriah Niazi New Delhi (AA): Indian police on Monday arrested five people for torturing a Muslim man, who later died of his wounds, in the latest suspected lynching incident by Hindu vigilantes. A 10-minute video shows Tabrez Ansari, 24, … Continued

India: BJP Candidate off trail after razed mosque comments
2nd May 2019

India: BJP Candidate off trail after razed mosque comments

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): India’s Election Commission [EC] on Wednesday suspended campaigning for the current elections by a ruling party candidate over her comments reveling in the destruction of a 500-year-old mosque, among other remarks. “The Commission, … Continued

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail
20th Apr 2019

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): An Indian court called for an inquiry after a Muslim prisoner alleged that he was sealed with a sacred Hindu symbol during his detention, local media reported on Friday. “The case came to … Continued

UK police probe Islamophobic assault at footballer Mohamed Salah
7th Feb 2019

UK police probe Islamophobic assault at footballer Mohamed Salah

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): An investigation has been launched into Islamophobic abuse at Liverpool FC’s Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah, British police said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police statement came after a video showing a West Ham United fan … Continued

US Muslim group sues Maryland for anti-BDS bill
10th Jan 2019

US Muslim group sues Maryland for anti-BDS bill

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim rights group filed a lawsuit against the state of Maryland Wednesday to block a measure seeking to stop state agencies from doing business with companies, entities, or individuals who boycott Israel. Software … Continued

US Muslim Republican official faces ouster for religion
6th Dec 2018

US Muslim Republican official faces ouster for religion

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim doctor in the state of Texas is facing calls to step down from his county seat because of his religion. Shahid Shafi defied many odds by winning a city council seat, serving … Continued

Belgium: Girl denied internship due to headscarf
12th Aug 2018

Belgium: Girl denied internship due to headscarf

By Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): Betul Baslik, a Turkish-origin social services and pedagogy graduate, has been denied an internship by a Belgian retirement home due to her headscarf. Born and raised in Belgium, Baslik told Anadolu Agency that she … Continued

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39
5th Aug 2018

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA & The Muslim News): The death toll from Friday’s twin suicide-bombing in a Shia Muslim mosque of Gardez city, Paktia Province rose to 39 on Saturday. 81 worshippers during Friday Prayers in … Continued

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque
12th Jul 2018

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque

By Esat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israel prohibited the Muslim call to prayer 298 times in the first half of this year at a historical mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. “Occupying Israeli forces prohibited the … Continued

Nigeria: Hijab OK’d for Muslim barred from call to bar
22nd Jun 2018

Nigeria: Hijab OK’d for Muslim barred from call to bar

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): A female law student barred from the country’s call to bar last year for wearing the Muslim head covering (hijab) has been asked to attend the ceremony billed for later this year. Firdaus … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65
22nd Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 31 people, officials and local media reported. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed a suicide bomber … Continued

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam
24th Jan 2018

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A local politician from the far-right, Alternative for Germany (AfD), has converted to Islam, media reported on Tuesday. Arthur Wagner, AfD’s vice-president in the eastern Havelland district, declined to make a comment on his … Continued

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20
15th Oct 2017

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20

By Sylvestre Krock and Felix Nkambeh Tih   BANGUI, Central African Republic (AA): More than 20 Muslims were killed in a mosque in the Central African Republic’s southeast during Friday prayers, community leaders said Saturday. “The victims were at the … Continued

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh
4th May 2017

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A Muslim man in northern Uttar Pradesh state was beaten to death on Tuesday by suspected members of a right-wing Hindu group for allegedly helping his neighbor elope with a Hindu girl, … Continued

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

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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