Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi mosque to Muslims for Passover
23rd Apr 2019

Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi mosque to Muslims for Passover

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): Israeli authorities closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron to Muslim worshippers for two days on Monday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover, according to a Palestinian official. “The Israelis have notified … Continued

Iran: 79 people killed by floods
23rd Apr 2019

Iran: 79 people killed by floods

By Muhammet Kursun   TEHRAN (AA): Relentless rains and flooding have killed 79 people and injured 1,000 others in Iran, according to an Iranian official on Monday. Several Iranian provinces have been ravaged by a wave of torrents since last … Continued

Sri Lanka: Death toll in in terror attacks roars to 290
22nd Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: Death toll in in terror attacks roars to 290

By Recep Sakar   (AA): Death toll from the multiple explosions targeting on churches and hotels has risen to 290 in Sri Lanka, according to the police early Monday. The Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection with … Continued

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

Sri Lanka: 138 killed, 400 injured in church and hotel bombings
21st Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 138 killed, 400 injured in church and hotel bombings

The Muslim News & Agencies: 138 people were killed and more than 402 injured in multiple bomb attacks at three Sri Lankan churches and hotels in and around Colombo, on Easter Sunday, police said. Two of the blasts were suspected … Continued

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims
19th Apr 2019

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA) – Half of the hate crimes on the internet were committed against Muslims in Sweden in 2017-2018, according to the head of online hate speech monitoring group.   Manager at Online Hate Speech Monitor … Continued

US man arrested after anti-Muslim rant in Texas store
19th Apr 2019

US man arrested after anti-Muslim rant in Texas store

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A man in the state of Texas was arrested after entering a store and going on a racist tirade, verbally attacking a Muslim worker by calling him a “f***ing Arab.”   When the man, … Continued

Pakistan: Terrorists shoot dead 14 passengers in Balochistan
18th Apr 2019

Pakistan: Terrorists shoot dead 14 passengers in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Terrorists shot dead at least 14 passengers in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan Province on Thursday morning, an official and local media said. The gruesome incident — latest in a fresh flare-up of violence — … Continued

Pakistan:  Dozens killed as rains wreak havoc across Pakistan
17th Apr 2019

Pakistan: Dozens killed as rains wreak havoc across Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Torrential rains followed by flashfloods have killed 39 and injured dozens in the last two days across Pakistan, officials and local media reported on Wednesday. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, a … Continued

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin
16th Apr 2019

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin

BERLIN (AA) – A suspected far-right extremist verbally and physically assaulted a Muslim woman at a Berlin metro station, police said on Monday. The incident was the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in the German capital in recent … 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

US: Muslim female student attacked at high school
13th Apr 2019

US: Muslim female student attacked at high school

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A New Jersey high school student was arrested this week after pulling off a Muslim student’s hijab during a fight, according to the Middlesex County’s prosecutor’s office. The student got into an altercation with … Continued

Pakistan: Bomb blast kills 16 targeting Hazaras in Quetta
12th Apr 2019

Pakistan: Bomb blast kills 16 targeting Hazaras in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A powerful bomb blast in southwest Pakistan killed at least 16 people and injured 30 Friday morning, police said. The explosion occurred in the northern Hazarganji market outskirt of Quetta city, capital of … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers deface Palestinian homes in West Bank
11th Apr 2019

Palestine: Jewish settlers deface Palestinian homes in West Bank

By Qais Abu Samra RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers on Wednesday spray-painted racist, anti-Arab slogans on Palestinian homes near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, according to local witnesses. Witnesses told Anadolu Agency that Jewish settlers had raided the … Continued

Afghanistan: 3 US military personnel killed by Taliban
10th Apr 2019

Afghanistan: 3 US military personnel killed by Taliban

By Umar Farooq and Shadi Khan Saif   WASHINGTON (AA): Three U.S. service members were killed and three more injured in a Taliban-claimed suicide car bombing on Monday near a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, officials confirmed. The wounded were … 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

Libya: Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts, 21 dead
8th Apr 2019

Libya: Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts, 21 dead

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI (AA): Fierce clashes erupted Sunday between East Libya-based forces and government troops on the outskirts of the Libyan capital Tripoli. Gunfire was heard in southern and central Tripoli between forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar … Continued

Palestine: Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank after Israeli polls
7th Apr 2019

Palestine: Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank after Israeli polls

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to annex the occupied West Bank if he wins the general election slated for April 9. “We will ensure that we are in charge on the ground. And we will impose sovereignty … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settler runs over Palestinian teen in West Bank
6th Apr 2019

Palestine: Jewish settler runs over Palestinian teen in West Bank

By Aysar al-Aees RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A 16-year-old Palestinian on Friday was seriously injured after being run over by a Jewish settler in the southern West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. “Aysar Mahmoud Houshiyeh, 16, from the city of … Continued

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder
5th Apr 2019

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder

By Recep Sakar   MELBOURNE (AA): The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques appeared Friday for a hearing at the Christchurch High Court. A 3-year-old, three schoolboys and several pensioners were among … 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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