US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab
11th May 2017

US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab

NEW YORK (AA): A city teacher lost his job last week after forcibly removing the Islamic headcover, or hijab, from one of his students in class, according to media reports. Oghenetega Edah, 31, who worked as a substitute teacher at … Continued

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack
24th Feb 2017

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim mother of four is pressing charges after New York City police allegedly detained her for hours with her hijab forcibly removed. Rabab Musa, 34 says in the lawsuit filed earlier this week that she was … Continued

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee
27th Jan 2017

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee

NEW YORK (AA): A man has been charged with hate crimes Thursday after attacking a Muslim airline employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport while invoking President Donald Trump’s name, said local officials. According to a statement from Queens County … Continued

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing
10th Dec 2016

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim teen who was the victim of a bias attack earlier this month on the city’s subway has been missing for two days, according to police. Yasmin Seweid was last seen Wednesday leaving her home at … Continued

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack
5th Dec 2016

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim police officer here and her 16-year-old son were the targets of a hate attack during the weekend, police sources in the media said Sunday. Officer Aml Elsokary, a native of the city, dropped off her … Continued

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro
3rd Dec 2016

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro

NEW YORK (AA): The city’s police is investigating a bias crime after three men attempted to remove the headscarf of a Muslim teen at a subway station, authorities told Anadolu Agency on Friday. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. … Continued

US: Police searching for gunman who killed imam, companion
15th Aug 2016

US: Police searching for gunman who killed imam, companion

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Police are searching Sunday for the man who fatally shot an Imam and his companion in the head while they walked home from afternoon prayers in New York. The suspect approached Imam Maulama Akonjee, … Continued

US gov’t cannot force Apple to unlock iPhone
1st Mar 2016

US gov’t cannot force Apple to unlock iPhone

NEW YORK (AA) — The Justice Department cannot force Apple to help the FBI unlock an iPhone in a drug case in New York, a U.S. magistrate judge said Monday. The ruling gives the tech giant an advantage in a … Continued

US: New York police settle lawsuits over spying on Muslims
8th Jan 2016

US: New York police settle lawsuits over spying on Muslims

[Photo:NYPD. Photographer: Mic from Reading, Berkshire/Creative Commons] NEW YORK (AA) – The New York Police Department (NYPD) on Thursday agreed to a series of reforms as part of a settlement of two high-profile lawsuits over its practice of illegal surveillance of Muslims following the … Continued

UN: Palestinian flag raised at UN for first time
1st Oct 2015

UN: Palestinian flag raised at UN for first time

NEW YORK (AA):   The Palestinian flag was raised for the first time at the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday. Abbas said it was an “historical moment in the struggle of the Palestinian people towards freedom and independence”.”Raise the flag of Palestine very … Continued

US: New York City schools closed for Eid holiday
25th Sep 2015

US: New York City schools closed for Eid holiday

NEW YORK (AA): New York City’s public schools closed Thursday for the frist time in observance of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The historic day-off marked the first time the country’s largest school district was closed for a Muslim holiday. “Being a … Continued

29th May 2015

US: Washington subway bans Prophet Muhammad ads

  The local transport authority in the US capital has prohibited all “issue” ads after an anti-Muslim group tried to place one depicting Muhammad in a cartoon. The move follows a similar ban in New York. The Washington transit authority … Continued

27th Jan 2015

US: Blizzard shuts down New York, much of US Northeast

  From Boston to New York City and Philadelphia, streets across the northeast of the US have been shut down as extreme snowfall forces driving bans and halts public transport. Tens of millions of people have been affected. Heavy snowfall, … Continued

10th Jan 2015

US: Abu Hamza sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism

  A district court in New York has sentenced the radical British cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri to life in prison. The court found him guilty on terrorism-related charges, including the 1998 kidnapping of tourists in Yemen. Radical Islamic cleric Mustafa … Continued

4th Dec 2014

US: Police make arrests in US protests over ‘chokehold’ death

  A decision not to indict an officer implicated in the death of an unarmed black man in New York has prompted protests, followed by arrests. The US Attorney General has announced a federal civil rights investigation. The Wednesday grand … 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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