Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for the third straight year following a mass exodus in August 2017. “Eid does not carry any significance for us in … Continued

Zimbabwe: Challenges for Muslims in Ramadan
26th Apr 2020

Zimbabwe: Challenges for Muslims in Ramadan

By John Cassim   HARARE, Zimbabwe (AA): Muslims in Zimbabwe have ushered in Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, amid a pandemic that has brought life to a halt in the country and around the world. For the first … Continued

South Asia: Muslims prepare for Ramadan under Lockdown
25th Apr 2020

South Asia: Muslims prepare for Ramadan under Lockdown

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Muslims in South Asia are preparing to observe Ramadan as Lockdown measures continue in many of the countries in the region due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The holy fasting month of Ramadan … Continued

Moonsighting chart to help decide 1st of Ramadan
23rd Apr 2020

Moonsighting chart to help decide 1st of Ramadan

Ramadan moonsighting chart attached to help you decide first of Ramadan   The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on April 23, 2020 (Thursday) at 2:26 GMT. On 23 April,  the moon may be seen in North, South, and Central America. … Continued

UK: Ramadan fasting exemptions for COVID-19 NHS workers
22nd Apr 2020

UK: Ramadan fasting exemptions for COVID-19 NHS workers

By Cllr Rabina Khan London, (The Muslim News):  Whilst we welcome the month of Ramadan, this year presents exceptional challenges for Muslim health care professionals who will be working in the NHS while fasting (abstaining from food and water from … Continued

Palestinian youth shot dead by Israeli troops in Jerusalem
1st Jun 2019

Palestinian youth shot dead by Israeli troops in Jerusalem

By Qais Abu Samra RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Meanwhile a 16-year-old Palestinian was killed on his way to pray Friday … Continued

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established
30th May 2019

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established

By Godfrey Olukya   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni promised the country’s Muslim community Wednesday that a Muslim martyrs’ site will be established at Namugongo. Namugongo, a township located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) from the nation’s capital, … 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

Pakistan’s roadside iftar feeds thousands in Ramadan
13th May 2019

Pakistan’s roadside iftar feeds thousands in Ramadan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): As the sun begins to fade in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, volunteers start fixing traditional delicacies and drinks on scores of tables at different points of Karachi’s main University Road. Others … Continued

UK: London mosque on lockdown after shots fired
10th May 2019

UK: London mosque on lockdown after shots fired

[UK Map by Pixabay] Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): A London mosque was on lockdown Thursday after a masked man carrying a gun tried to enter it during Ramadan prayers. Metropolitan Police confirmed that a big police presence would remain … Continued

UK: Moon sighting for Ramadan 2019
3rd May 2019

UK: Moon sighting for Ramadan 2019

Moon of Ramadan 1440: The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on May 4, 2019 (Saturday) at 22:47 GMT. On May 4, there is no chance of sighting any where. On May 5, there is very small possibility of moonsighting by … Continued

Ethiopia: Out of prison, Muslim activist demands reforms
7th Jun 2018

Ethiopia: Out of prison, Muslim activist demands reforms

By Seleshi Tessema   ADDIS ABABA (AA): Moving clouds, wet winds, and the sound of the rain had darkened the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. It was 6 o’clock. The road leading to the Betel neighborhood where Abubakr Ahmed, a high-profile … 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

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 11 in Baghdad
24th May 2018

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 11 in Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least twelve Iraqi civilians were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing north of the capital, according to a security source. The suicide bombers targeted a park in the al-Shuala area north of Baghdad, … Continued

Canada: Toronto mayor condemns Islamophobic hate graffiti at Muslim school
23rd May 2018

Canada: Toronto mayor condemns Islamophobic hate graffiti at Muslim school

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Two elected officials shocked at hate graffiti sprayed on a Toronto-area Muslim school wall stepped forward Tuesday to help clean off the offensive remarks. “The first thing I thought is ‘I can’t let … Continued

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast
17th Jun 2017

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A Canadian politician who is fasting for the month of Ramadan told Anadolu Agency on Friday he began the practice to raise money for a food bank, but has been overwhelmed at the … Continued

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan
9th Jun 2017

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan

By Hasan Esen   REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AA): Short nights closer to the North Pole means that some Muslims in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik are fasting for nearly 22 hours during Ramadan, according to a local imam. The north Atlantic island has … Continued

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs
1st Jun 2017

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Muslim residents in Myanmar’s largest city Wednesday protested the closure of their two religious schools as they have fewer place for worship in the month of Ramadan — the ninth and holiest … Continued

US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse
28th May 2017

US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse

NEW YORK (AA): Two Good Samaritans were stabbed to death at a Portland light-rail train when they intervened as a man hurled Islamophobic slur at two women, police said Saturday. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was “ranting and raving” inside a … 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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