UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June
19th Apr 2017

UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. will hold a snap general election on June 8, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday. “It is a recent and reluctant decision,” May said in an urgent statement that followed a … Continued

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria
11th Apr 2017

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria

By Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): The Kremlin accused the U.S. of showing complete reluctance to interact over Syria by launching missile strikes on an Assad regime military base in the country. “The American side in this way [by firing … Continued

US ‘prepared to do more’ after Syria strike
8th Apr 2017

US ‘prepared to do more’ after Syria strike

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): The U.S.’s strike on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack was a “very measured step”, Washington’s envoy to the UN said Friday. “We took a very measured step last night. We … Continued

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit
30th Mar 2017

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. government on Wednesday officially began the process of leaving the EU, more than nine months after the electorate voted for Brexit. A letter from Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to … Continued

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police
26th Mar 2017

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police

By Inci Gundag   LONDON (AA):  London police late Saturday said the suspect appeared to have acted alone in Wednesday’s terror attack outside the U.K. parliament that killed four people and injured dozens. Neil Basu, deputy assistant Metropolitan police commissioner, … Continued

UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017
27th Mar 2017

UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017

  UK: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event was held 27 March 2017 in London to acknoweldge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.   Alhambra Award for Excellence in ARTS: For achievement in the fine art, performing … Continued

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims
24th Mar 2017

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of mourners filled Trafalgar Square on Thursday for a vigil for the victims killed in a terror attack in the British capital the previous day. MPs and members of the Metropolitan Police … Continued

21st Mar 2017

UK Govt announces ban on laptops and ipads in airlines from Muslim majority countries

London: The UK Government has announced ban on laptops and ipads in cabins of airlines flying from a selected number of Muslim majority countries. The list of the countries and airlines affected by the ban are included in the statement … Continued

UK parliament paves way for Brexit
14th Mar 2017

UK parliament paves way for Brexit

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. parliament’s upper house Monday night passed the bill to trigger the country’s exit from the European Union. The House of Lords passed the EU Withdrawal Bill without the proposed amendments, which … Continued

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban
5th Feb 2017

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in front of the U.S. Embassy in London to protest a travel ban introduced on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees. Approximately 10,000 people marched from the … Continued

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban
31st Jan 2017

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of demonstrators marched Monday in the British capital and in other cities across the country to protest U.S. President Donald Trump who recently banned immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries and halted the … Continued

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail
5th Jan 2017

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail

LONDON (AA):  A seventy-five year old man who racially abused a Muslim woman in veil was fined £258 due to his old age in Swansea, a coastal city in Wales. Bert Fahy, a seventy-five year old Irish man, appeared at … Continued

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted
18th Dec 2016

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Islamophobic motivated attacks targeting Muslims in the U.K. have shown a dramatic rise within the past week as individuals and places of worship came under attack. The latest hate crime targeted the Cumbernauld … Continued

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault
13th Dec 2016

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault

LONDON (AA): A man was shouting “I want to kill Muslims” as he stabbed another man at a London railway station, reported local media citing various witnesses. The suspected aggressor was arrested at Forest Hill railway station in south-east London … Continued

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct
9th Dec 2016

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A British police watchdog on Thursday said it had found hundreds of allegations of sexual misconduct made against officers over a two-year period. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), a body responsible for … Continued

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless
8th Dec 2016

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Serdar Kigili, a Turkish restaurateur in the quiet London suburb of Sidcup, never thought his heartfelt gesture for the area’s elderly and homeless over Christmas would attract a worldwide reaction. Kigili and his … Continued

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case
6th Dec 2016

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A Supreme Court hearing on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU began Monday as the government sought to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations. The government is challenging last month’s High … Continued

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown
25th Nov 2016

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A United Kingdom-based Rohingya organization has called on the United Nations and international community for urgent action in pressing Myanmar’s government to lift all restrictions on humanitarian aid in western Rakhine State. … Continued

UK group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy
23rd Nov 2016

UK group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy

LONDON (AA): A U.K.-based pressure group has delivered a thousands-strong petition to Myanmar’s London embassy calling on the country’s government to confront the crisis plaguing the Rohingya minority. Burma Campaign U.K. said Tuesday it delivered 3,164 signatures on a petition … Continued

UK stops to mark Armistice Day
12th Nov 2016

UK stops to mark Armistice Day

By Michael Sercan Daventry   LONDON (AA): Thousands of people across Britain observed two minutes of silence on Friday to mark the 98th anniversary of Armistice Day, when fighting stopped in the First World War in 1918. People across the … 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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