Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting
25th Mar 2017

Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A school board spokesman on Friday told Anadolu Agency he is “deeply shocked and saddened” after a school board meeting degenerated into a hate-filled session in which protesters tore pages from the Qur’an. … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian teenager shot dead in camp near Ramallah
24th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian teenager shot dead in camp near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Mohammed Hattab, 17, was killed by Israeli forces during clashes that occurred … Continued

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims
24th Mar 2017

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of mourners filled Trafalgar Square on Thursday for a vigil for the victims killed in a terror attack in the British capital the previous day. MPs and members of the Metropolitan Police … Continued

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Mar 2017

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Parliament passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday by a 201-91 margin, but it may be some time before the bitterness that led up to the vote dissipates. The M-103 motion is non-binding but the … Continued

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’
23rd Mar 2017

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA):- At least five people were killed Wednesday and 40 others injured in a terror attack in U.K.’s capital, British police confirmed. Several people have been arrested linked to the Westminster terror attack in … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb kills dozens in W Mosul
22nd Mar 2017

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb kills dozens in W Mosul

By Serhad Shakir   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Dozens of civilians were reportedly killed when a U.S.-led coalition airstrike targeted a Daesh car-bomb in western Mosul, a local official told Anadolu Agency. “A U.S.-led coalition warplane targeted an explosive-laden vehicle driven … Continued

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi
21st Mar 2017

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA) – The administration of President Donald Trump has a greater desire to be more engaged in the fight against terrorism than its predecessor, Iraq’s prime minister said Monday. “I think they’re prepared to do more … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 23 in Baghdad
21st Mar 2017

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 23 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 23 people were killed and 16 others injured Monday evening a car laden with explosives went off in a crowded shopping area in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, according to a police … Continued

Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets
20th Mar 2017

Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Days after the Syrian army claimed to have downed an Israeli jet, Israel’s defense minister on Sunday threatened to “destroy” Syrian air defense systems in case of any future encounters. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen
19th Mar 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen

By Zeynep Tufekci   SANA, Yemen (AA): Death toll rose to 42 in an airstrike on a migrant boat in the Red Sea off Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Saturday. The boat was packed with Somali migrants, … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank
18th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Murad Abu Ghazi, 16, was killed after being struck in the chest by … Continued

France: 8 injured in France school shooting
17th Mar 2017

France: 8 injured in France school shooting

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A French prosecutor has ruled out any terror motive in Thursday’s high-school shooting in the south of the country. At least eight people were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Alexis de … Continued

Syria:  US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque
17th Mar 2017

Syria: US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, Syria (AA & The Musim News): US has been accused of an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer time in the Syrian city of Aleppo which killed 58 people late on Thursday. But a … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus
16th Mar 2017

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 25 people were killed Wednesday by a suicide bombing that targeted a major judicial complex in Damascus, according to Syria’s official SANA news agency. The bomber blew himself up inside the Palace of Justice in … Continued

US federal judge blocks Trump’s revised travel ban
16th Mar 2017

US federal judge blocks Trump’s revised travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump was dealt a resounding legal blow on Wednesday when a federal judge in Hawaii agreed to place a temporary nationwide freeze on his revised travel ban. The 90-day ban on new … Continued

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean
15th Mar 2017

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Somali pirates have hijacked a commercial oil tanker in the Indian Ocean, according to officials Tuesday. A coast guard official in the northeastern Puntland region told Anadolu Agency that at least 15 pirates … Continued

Muslims slam EU court’s headscarf ban
15th Mar 2017

Muslims slam EU court’s headscarf ban

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): The Court of Justice of the European Union has sparked outrage among Muslim communities after it ruled Tuesday that employers can prevent their workers from wearing religious symbols, including headscarves worn by certain Muslim … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian killed in alleged knife attack in Jerusalem
14th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian killed in alleged knife attack in Jerusalem

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man, who allegedly stabbed two soldiers in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday, according to Israeli police. Two border police officers were moderately injured in the attack, police spokesman … Continued

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe
13th Mar 2017

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe

By Busra Selvi Ogutcan   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): A group representing Rohingya in Europe has called on the European Union to support a UN investigation into “Myanmar’s Crimes against Rohingya.” The European Rohingya Council, or ERC, said in a statement … 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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