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

Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing
27th May 2017

Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A car-suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Khost province has claimed at least 18 lives on the first day of holy month of Ramadan in the country. Locals told Anadolu Agency the attacker apparently … Continued

Ramadan message from Prime Minister Theresa May
27th May 2017

Ramadan message from Prime Minister Theresa May

  Ramadan is a unique and special time for Muslims in Britain and around the world. It is a time for them to renew their faith in God and increase their devotion and spirituality. A time when, despite the long … Continued

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan
26th May 2017

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan

Nairobi, Kenya (Friday Bulletin): After being under a dusk-dawn curfew for eight consecutive months, Mandera residents can now breathe a sigh of relief as the government is set to lift the order. This is a reprieve for the residents who … Continued

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel
26th May 2017

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel

By Moses Michael-Phiri   BLANTYRE, Malawi (AA): Malawi Muslims on Friday will celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of the nation’s first-ever Islamic television channel, TV Islam (TVI). The channel, which goes on air … Continued

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat
16th Feb 2017

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Mimicking starvation for five days per month could reduce the effect of aging and help fight certain diseases like hypertension, according to a new study published Wednesday. In a study of 100 participants, … Continued

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4
5th Jul 2016

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4

    By Ramazan Turgut MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AA) – A suicide bomber targeted the Saudi Arabian city of Medina on Monday as the kingdom was hit by two other terror attacks. Four Saudi security forces were killed in Medina. … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad
4th Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared three days of mourning Sunday in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Baghdad that killed at least 151 people. The attack, which was claimed … Continued

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa
11th Jun 2016

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem marched to the Al-Aqsa Mosque today to perform the first Friday prayer of the Ramadan holy month. Men over 45, children under … Continued

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits
10th Jun 2016

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Thursday prohibited Palestinians from the occupied West Bank from visiting Jerusalem during Ramadan following a deadly shooting attack one day earlier in Tel Aviv in which four Israelis were killed. According to … Continued

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan
6th Jun 2016

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AA):  President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the start of Ramadan by emphasizing that the U.S. must do more to help Muslims who have fled violence and poverty. “Far too many Muslims may not be able to observe Ramadan … Continued

Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan
5th Jun 2016

Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Islamic authorities in the southern Philippines are preparing to observe the moon Sunday to determine when Muslims should start fasting for the holy month of Ramadan. A religious authority for … 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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