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

Norway: Number of Muslim converts increases
25th Sep 2018

Norway: Number of Muslim converts increases

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): The number of Muslim converts in Norway increased to at least 3,000 in the recent years, a researcher at Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages said. Norway’s leading Verdens Gang newspaper … Continued

UK: Change the record Boris! The normalization of Islamophobia
14th Aug 2018

UK: Change the record Boris! The normalization of Islamophobia

By Dr. Katy Sian London, (The Muslim News): Boris Johnson’s Islamophobic remarks about Muslim women and the veil are somewhat unsurprising given that the Tories have been responsible for pushing an anti-Muslim agenda for years. From David Cameron declaring that Muslim … Continued

India:  4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless
31st Jul 2018

India: 4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless

By Ahmad Adil & Abdul Adil   NEW DELHI (AA & The Muslim News):  Indian government issued a list excluding more than 4 million people, mainly Muslims, in the northeastern state of Assam – a move that could render them … Continued

Philippines: Fire destroys 3,000 homes in Muslim majority Sulu province
25th Jul 2018

Philippines: Fire destroys 3,000 homes in Muslim majority Sulu province

By Maecy Alviar   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): A fire broke out Tuesday and destroyed more than 3000 homes in the town of Jolo, the capital of predominantly Muslim Sulu province in the southern Philippines. 5,000 families have lost homes … Continued

Palestine: Mufti slams 1000 Jewish settlers’ storming Al-Aqsa Mosque compound
23rd Jul 2018

Palestine: Mufti slams 1000 Jewish settlers’ storming Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

By Esat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): Grand Mufti of Jerusalem on Sunday warned of “religious war” after hundreds of Jewish settlers stormed East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque. According to the official Wafa news agency, Sheikh Mohamed Hussein said in a … Continued

India: Killings by Hindu vigilantes continue unabated
22nd Jul 2018

India: Killings by Hindu vigilantes continue unabated

By Sajeda Haider (The Muslim News): India is fast becoming the lynching capital of the world. In the last few weeks more than two dozen murders by violent mobs have been reported from different states of the country. The victims … Continued

Philippines rolls out red carpet for Muslim liberation movt
13th Jul 2018

Philippines rolls out red carpet for Muslim liberation movt

By Maecy Alviar   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): High-ranking officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) visited the Philippine military’s headquarters in the capital Thursday, marking another milestone in the peace process between the government and the Bangsamoro people. … Continued

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden
13th Jun 2018

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA):- Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report. The Uppsala University report by Mattias Gardell said 38 mosques or … Continued

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims
9th Jun 2018

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Rohingya survivors of the Myanmar genocide are demanding a UN security force to guarantee their safe return to their homelands, terming the new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN as inadequate, experts tell … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers
3rd Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Following the death of a civilian protestor after being run over by an Indian armed forces vehicle, the Kashmir region on Saturday observed a complete shutdown, with Indian authorities responding … Continued

Ivory Coast Muslims shun social networks during Ramadan
30th May 2018

Ivory Coast Muslims shun social networks during Ramadan

By Fulbert Yao   ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AA): Certain Muslims in the Ivory Coast have decided to deprive themselves of social media networks so as to devote more time to religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan. Members of … Continued

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims
12th May 2018

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): One person was murdered and two seriously injured in an apparent sectarian attack in a mosque in South Africa on Thursday afternoon. The attack on the Shi’a Muslims was condemned by the … Continued

Germany sees 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017
9th May 2018

Germany sees 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): German police recorded 1,075 Islamophobic crimes in 2017, according to new government figures announced on Tuesday. Far-right extremists or groups carried out some 994 attacks against Muslims and mosques, which made up 92.5 percent … Continued

25th Apr 2018

UK: Speech of Cabinet Minister David Lidington at The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018

  London, UK: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington, gave the following speech at the Sixteenth The Muslim News Awards for Excellence on 23 April 2018. Introduction Good evening everyone; Assalamu Alaikum. It’s a real pleasure to be here … Continued

Austria: Islamophobic attacks against Muslims increase by 21 percent
25th Apr 2018

Austria: Islamophobic attacks against Muslims increase by 21 percent

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Racist attacks against Muslims rose in Austria in 2017 when compared to the previous year, according to a report released on Tuesday. The Documentation and Consultation Center for Muslims in Austria report said in … Continued

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online
17th Apr 2018

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … 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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