Palestine: Scores of Israelis storm Al-Aqsa compound for Passover
22nd Apr 2019

Palestine: Scores of Israelis storm Al-Aqsa compound for Passover

By Fatima Abu Sbitan   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover. Armed Israeli soldiers and police provided protection to settlers as they … Continued

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear
15th Apr 2019

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear

By Vakkas Dogantekin (AA): Messages of support continue to pour in for U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar after being targeted in a smear campaign led by the country’s president, Donald Trump. Trump most recently targeted the Muslim lawmaker after comments surfaced … Continued

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef
9th Apr 2019

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA)- A Muslim man was attacked by a group of Hindus in India’s eastern state of Assam over the weekend for allegedly selling beef, according to media reports Monday. The attack on Shaukat Ali, … Continued

US: Graffiti citing NZ attacks found after California mosque fire
27th Mar 2019

US: Graffiti citing NZ attacks found after California mosque fire

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Authorities in Southern California are investigating a recent fire at a mosque as a possible hate crime just over a week after terrorist attacks in New Zealand. Early Sunday morning, a group of seven … Continued

Spain: Islamophobia is on rise
19th Mar 2019

Spain: Islamophobia is on rise

By Senhan Bolelli MADRID (AA) – There is an increase in religious discrimination and hate crimes in Spain, mostly against Muslims according to a report issued by the country’s Interior Ministry. “We have observed an increase, even though not at … Continued

UK: ‘Far-right’ stabbing treated as terrorist incident
18th Mar 2019

UK: ‘Far-right’ stabbing treated as terrorist incident

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): U.K. police are treating the stabbing of a young man as an act of terrorism as the perpetrator was inspired by the far-right. On Saturday night a 19 year old man was stabbed in … 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

US: Muslims face most discrimination
9th Mar 2019

US: Muslims face most discrimination

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims face more discrimination than any other religious group in the United States, according to a poll of registered voters published Friday. Conducted by political website The Hill and market research and consulting services … Continued

Russia: ‘Muslims to make up 30% of population by 2034’
5th Mar 2019

Russia: ‘Muslims to make up 30% of population by 2034’

By Ali Cura   MOSCOW (AA): Muslims will make up 30 percent of Russia’s population by 2034, the country’s grand mufti said Monday. Speaking at a conference in Moscow, Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin said the number of Muslims in Russia has … Continued

Thailand deports dozens of Muslims headed to south
23rd Feb 2019

Thailand deports dozens of Muslims headed to south

(AA): Thailand deported more than 30 Muslims from Cambodia who had come to the Buddhist-majority country on valid visas. Thai police deported the 34 Muslims who allegedly wanted to work in the troubled deep South. The group included 32 males … Continued

Austrian court axes decision to shut down mosques
16th Feb 2019

Austrian court axes decision to shut down mosques

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A court in Austria annulled a government plan to shut down six mosques belonging to the Arab community, a Muslim body said late on Thursday. In a statement, Umit Vural, head of the Islamic … Continued

Austria: Muslim leader slams change to report cards
3rd Feb 2019

Austria: Muslim leader slams change to report cards

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA):- A Muslim leader in Austria expressed shock Friday over a change in the title of elective courses on Islam in school report cards to “IGGO”, the abbreviation for the Islamic Religious Community of Austria. … Continued

Austrian politics sees significant rise in Islamophobia
23rd Jan 2019

Austrian politics sees significant rise in Islamophobia

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A study by an NGO revealed that in 2018 senior politicians in Austria participated in 20 campaigns against Muslims. SOS Mitmensch in a news conference on Tuesday shared with journalists its study on Islamophobic … Continued

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims
19th Jan 2019

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Thousands of Muslims took to the streets on Friday to show solidarity with the victims of a deadly terror attack on a Nairobi hotel compound Tuesday that killed at least … Continued

China seals 3 mosques in southern province
2nd Jan 2019

China seals 3 mosques in southern province

By Fuat Kabakci   BEIJING (AA): Chinese authorities have shut down three mosques in Weishan town of the country’s southern Yunnan province on December 29, media reported. The mosques belonging to Hui Muslims were shut for what the authorities said … Continued

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques
28th Dec 2018

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): Germany wants to regulate foreign donations to the country’s mosques to “prevent the spread of fundamentalist ideologies”, a local daily said Thursday. The federal government has asked Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries to … Continued

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018
14th Dec 2018

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): German police recorded 578 hate crimes against Muslims between January and September this year, according to figures released on Thursday. At least 40 Muslims were injured in the attacks which were mostly carried out … Continued

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically
30th Nov 2018

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Hate crimes in Canada rose steeply in 2017, with most aimed at Muslims, Jews and blacks, according to a Statistics Canada report released Thursday. The report bucks a trend that saw hate crimes … 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

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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