Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case
17th Aug 2018

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

  By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled late Wednesday. Farah Alhajeh’s job … Continued

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden
13th Jun 2018

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA):- Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report. The Uppsala University report by Mattias Gardell said 38 mosques or … Continued

Sweden: Swedish journalist faces probe for anti-Muslim drawings
23rd May 2018

Sweden: Swedish journalist faces probe for anti-Muslim drawings

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A former editor-in-chief of a publication of the nationalist Swedish Democrats party is under investigation over sharing offensive drawings targeting Muslims, a Stockholm prosecutor said Tuesday. Prosecutor Ann Liden announced a probe was underway … Continued

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again
23rd Mar 2018

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Stockholm was vandalised with racist words and symbols on Thursday, according to mosque officials. In a statement, the Södermalm mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the … Continued

Sweden: Swedish clothing brand H&M apologises for ‘Allah’ writing on socks
28th Jan 2018

Sweden: Swedish clothing brand H&M apologises for ‘Allah’ writing on socks

STOCKHOLM (AA): The Swedish clothing brand H&M apologized for allegedly having a pattern resembling the word “Allah” written in Arabic letters on children’s socks, local media reported. The pattern on the children’s socks ignited uproar among the customers in the … Continued

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime
27th Dec 2017

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) – Police are investigating an attack on a mosque with a homemade bomb as a hate crime, officers said Monday. The attack on the Islamic Cultural Center in Saffle, a town 45 kilometers (28 miles) … Continued

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika
20th Nov 2017

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Sweden was vandalized Sunday when unknown attackers painted a swastika on one of its doors, according to a Muslim body head. The Al-Huda Islamic Cultural Center’s mosque that came under attack … Continued

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden
7th Oct 2017

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Swedish researchers this week unveiled burial costumes in graves from the Viking Age with the words ‘Allah’ and ‘Ali’ written on them. Muslims use the word Allah for god, while Ali is the name … Continued

Swedish mosque gutted in suspected arson attack
27th Sep 2017

Swedish mosque gutted in suspected arson attack

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in the southern Swedish city of Orebro has been completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack, a fire department official said on Tuesday. One person has been arrested.There are no reports of … Continued

Sweden: 4 killed in ‘terrorist attack’
8th Apr 2017

Sweden: 4 killed in ‘terrorist attack’

By Atilla Altuntas and Ata Ufuk Seker   STOCKHOLM (AA):At least four victims were killed Friday when a stolen truck drove into a large department store in this capital city. Police on Friday detained the man who they said “matched … Continued

Swedish Ombudsman decides in favor of headscarf
4th Apr 2017

Swedish Ombudsman decides in favor of headscarf

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): The Equality Ombudsman (DO) of Sweden decided on Monday that a Muslim woman was subjected to discrimination on the grounds of religion in the eastern city of Uppsala. According to the press release, the … Continued

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque
27th Nov 2016

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque

By Elin Joensson   STOCKHOLM, (AA): Police in Stockholm are investigating a Saturday attack on a mosque in which neo-Nazi and anti-Muslim slogans were daubed near the place of worship. Swastikas and the text “kill Muslims” had been scribbled near … Continued

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked
7th Nov 2016

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Unknown attackers pelted stones on a mosque and a linked Turkish cultural center in Stockholm on Sunday, an official at the center told Anadolu Agency. The Rinkeby Mosque and its affiliated Turkish Culture Center … Continued

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians
24th Apr 2016

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians

PARIS (AA) – Smear campaigns targeting Muslim politicians across Europe, which have seen many forced to quit, highlight an attitude of intolerance toward Muslims. With the rise of racism on the continent, Muslim politicians are being attacked in countries such … Continued

Sweden: Powerful blast hits Turkish culture association in Stockholm
18th Feb 2016

Sweden: Powerful blast hits Turkish culture association in Stockholm

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AA): An explosion rocked a Turkish cultural association building in a suburb south of Stockholm, Sweden, on Wednesday, local media reported. Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet said all the facility’s windows were blown out. Police was called to the … Continued

Israel hits out at Sweden amid rows with EU states
7th Dec 2015

Israel hits out at Sweden amid rows with EU states

JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday described recent Swedish criticisms of Israeli security measures against alleged Palestinian attackers as “scandalous remarks” following a week of diplomatic rows between the Jewish state and a handful of European countries. Swedish … Continued

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school
23rd Oct 2015

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school

BRUSSELS, Belgium, (AA) – A masked man wielding a sword killed two people and injured two others at a school in western Sweden on Thursday, local media said. The 21-year-old attacker was shot and injured by police after killing 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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