Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner
8th Aug 2019

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Muslim community has called on the government to create a new government post to counter growing Islamophobia in the country. Aiman Mazyek, president of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, proposed on Wednesday … Continued

Bosnia unearths 12 bodies of Muslims from mass grave
9th Jun 2019

Bosnia unearths 12 bodies of Muslims from mass grave

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Institute for Missing Persons discovered bodies of twelve war victims in a new mass grave on Friday. The authorities on Wednesday had discovered a new mass grave at Igman Mountain near the capital Sarajevo. … Continued

Syria: Syrian forces kill 24 civilians in Idlib
29th May 2019

Syria: Syrian forces kill 24 civilians in Idlib

[Photo: Civilians leave the area after airstrikes by Syrian Govt in zone of Ariha in Idlib, Syria on May 27, 2019. Photographer: Muhammed Said/AA] Esref Musa and Burak Karacaoglu IDLIB, Syria (AA): The civilian death toll from the Bashar al-Assad Syrian … Continued

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs
28th May 2019

India: Muslim men attacked in two separate incidents by Hindu mobs

[Photo: Narendra Modi addresses media outside the President House on May 25, 2019 in New Delhi, India. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders designated Narendra Modi as a Indian Prime Minister. Photographer: Imtiyaz Khan/AA] Shuriah Niazi New … Continued

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an
27th May 2019

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an

[Map of Finland. Wikimedia for free use for any purpose] Atilla Altuntas STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): With European polls taking place in Finland Sunday, the leader of an extreme far-right party tried to stoke the Islamophobic vote by publicly ripping up … Continued

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire
26th May 2019

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire

Ayhan Şimşek BERLIN (AA)  Turkish-Muslim association IGMG has called for complete and thorough investigation into suspected arson attack on Saturday at a mosque in North Rhine-Westphalia,the western German city of Hagen. There were no casualties. Omer Oral, the head of … Continued

Pakistan: 3 killed, 28 injured in mosque blast in Quetta
25th May 2019

Pakistan: 3 killed, 28 injured in mosque blast in Quetta

[Photo: Security forces inspect the scene after Rehmania mosque blast in Quetta ,Pakistan on May 24, 2019. Photographer: Mazhar Chandio/AA] Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least three people were killed and over a dozen others injured in an explosion targeting … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (16–22 May)
24th May 2019

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (16–22 May)

[Photo: Palestinians attend a demonstration to mark the passage of 71 years since the “Nakba” at Israel-Gaza border located near Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza City, Gaza on May 15, 2019. Photographer: Ramez Habboub/AA]   Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for … Continued

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro
23rd May 2019

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro

[Photo:  Philippines Cotabato Moro Muslims seen during Autonomy law meet on 28 July 2018. Photographer: Mahmut Atanur/ AA] Riyaz ul Khaliq ANKARA (AA): The provisional government in the newly-autonomous southern region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines has accepted a proposal for … Continued

Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 5 civilians in Helmand
21st May 2019

Afghanistan: Airstrikes kill 5 civilians in Helmand

[Archive photo: US bombing in Kunduz wounded many Afghanis being treated in Mazar-e-Sharif Regional Hospital in Balkh, Afghanistan on 4 October 2015. Photographer: Syed Khodaberdi Sadat/AA] Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Airstrikes killed five civilians in Afghanistan’s restive Helmand … Continued

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir
21st May 2019

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir

[Photo: Indian policeman fires pellets towards pro freedom protestors during anti India clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on May 16, 2019. Photographer: Faisal Khan/AA] Ahmad Adil CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details … Continued

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran
20th May 2019

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran

[Archive Photo: US President Donald Trump threatens to bomb Iran. Photographer: Samuel Corum/AA] Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA) – President Donald Trump on Sunday told Iran not to threaten the United States, saying it will be Tehran’s “official end”. “If Iran … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers torch West Bank farmland
18th May 2019

Palestine: Jewish settlers torch West Bank farmland

Qais Abu Samra NABLUS, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers on Friday set fire to several acres of Palestinian farmland in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Elsewhere, several Israeli settlers hurled stones, on Friday evening, at Palestinian cars … Continued

Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil
17th May 2019

Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil

Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok, is leading a mission to London, Brussels, Berlin and Rome to prevent new European Union (EU) regulations on banning the use of palm olive in biofuels. … Continued

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips
17th May 2019

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … Continued

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban
16th May 2019

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA, Austria: An independent member of Austria’s parliament wore a headscarf during her general assembly speech Wednesday to protest the banning of the religious head covering in primary schools as Austrian MPs approved a law aimed at banning … Continued

UK: May to bring Brexit deal to Parliament in June
15th May 2019

UK: May to bring Brexit deal to Parliament in June

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May will again bring her EU withdrawal deal to the House of Commons at the beginning of next month, a government statement said Tuesday. “This evening the Prime Minister … Continued

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment
15th May 2019

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): The mayor of Austria’s capital city of Vienna condemned racism and discrimination in the country Tuesday, calling these types of agitation against Muslims worrying. Michael Ludwig said during an iftar or fast-breaking meal in … Continued

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage
14th May 2019

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage

By Betul Yuruk   NEW YORK (AA): An arson attack over the weekend on a mosque in the U.S. state of Connecticut has caused “large-scale damage,” an official Turkish body said Monday. In a statement, the Religious Services Attache of … Continued

Sri Lanka: Anti-Muslim mob kills Muslim man, attacks Muslim shops, mosques
14th May 2019

Sri Lanka: Anti-Muslim mob kills Muslim man, attacks Muslim shops, mosques

By Omer Faruk Yildiz   COLOMBO (AA): A mob in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam district has killed a Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed following anti-Muslim rioting. The mob attacked the 45-year-old man, Mohamed Ameer Mohamed Sally, with sharp weapons, … 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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