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UK: Finsbury Park terror victim remembered on anniversary
20th Jun 2018

UK: Finsbury Park terror victim remembered on anniversary

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The victim of last year’s Islamophobic terror attack in Finsbury Park, North London was remembered Tuesday with a series of commemorations across the U.K. The first ceremony held at Islington Town Hall in … Continued

UK: Birmingham city hosts Europe’s largest Eid gathering
16th Jun 2018

UK: Birmingham city hosts Europe’s largest Eid gathering

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA) – Birmingham hosted Europe’s largest Eid al-Fitr gathering with more than 140,000 people attending the celebration on Friday. Organized by the Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre (GLMCC), the large gathering saw the attendees say … Continued

New Crescent Moon of Shawwal [Eid]
11th Jun 2018

New Crescent Moon of Shawwal [Eid]

  New Crescent Moon of Shawaal 1439:  The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on 13th June, 2018 (Wednesday) at 19.43 GMT. On 13th June, it is not possible to see the crescent anywhere. On 13th June, the moon can be … Continued

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu
8th Jun 2018

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): The UK continues to believe that the nuclear deal with Iran is the best way to prevent it from getting nuclear weapons, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “We will remain committed to … Continued

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah
6th Jun 2018

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah

By Sadik Kedir   (AA): The U.S., France, and Britain should admit to the hundreds of civilians they killed in their raid last year in Raqqah, Syria, calling it a “war of annihilation,” Amnesty International argued on Tuesday. “From amid … Continued

Palestine: 58 Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, no condemnation by UK
15th May 2018

Palestine: 58 Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, no condemnation by UK

By Ali H.M. Abo Rezeg   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): The number of Palestinians martyred by Israeli army gunfire rose Monday with thousands more injured during anti-occupation rallies along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. UK Prime Minister did not condemn … Continued

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque
28th Apr 2018

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Two men have been injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians outside a mosque in Birmingham, England on Friday. West Midland Police said they were trying to trace the vehicle following the incident … Continued

25th Apr 2018

UK: Speech of Cabinet Minister David Lidington at The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018

  London, UK: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington, gave the following speech at the Sixteenth The Muslim News Awards for Excellence on 23 April 2018. Introduction Good evening everyone; Assalamu Alaikum. It’s a real pleasure to be here … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

Palestinian dies of wounds; Gaza death toll rises to 22 with no comment from UK PM
7th Apr 2018

Palestinian dies of wounds; Gaza death toll rises to 22 with no comment from UK PM

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces shot and killed one Palestinian along the border of the southern Gaza Strip, east of Khan Younis, during mass demonstrations on Friday, while another Palestinian succumbed to wounds sustained … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks
15th Mar 2018

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA)  The U.S. called on the UN Wednesday to hold Russia accountable for the chemical poisonings of two individuals, including a former Russian spy, on British soil. However, France asked UK for evidence of Russian … Continued

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta
27th Feb 2018

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Russia will introduce a daily humanitarian pause in Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta as of Feb. 27 by order of President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Monday. UK Foreign Secretary, … Continued

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May
26th Jan 2018

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday there will be “tremendous increase” in U.K.-U.S. trade. His comments came at a brief news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum … Continued

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs
17th Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): There is a “grave risk” in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said. The report by … Continued

UK: McDonald’s asks Muslim woman to remove headscarf
2nd Dec 2017

UK: McDonald’s asks Muslim woman to remove headscarf

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Fast-food chain McDonald’s apologized after a video surfaced Friday on Twitter of a 19-year-old Muslim student being refused entry because of her headscarf. The video, posted by a friend of the woman who … Continued

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis
30th Oct 2017

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed the ongoing crisis in the country over the phone earlier on Monday, according to a Iraqi presidential source. According to the source, … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double
10th Oct 2017

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Hate crimes targeting mosques in the U.K. have doubled in the past year, results of an investigation indicated on Monday. Data from British police forces across the country by the U.K.’s Press Association … Continued

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
4th Oct 2017

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A British honor granted to Myanmar’s leader has been withdrawn amid atrocities targeting the Muslim minority in her country, causing more than half a million Rohingya to take refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. Oxford … 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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