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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

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

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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