UK’s far-right party, UKIP, focuses on niqab & Sharia ban in election campaign
24th Apr 2017

UK’s far-right party, UKIP, focuses on niqab & Sharia ban in election campaign

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP) said it would pursue a ban on niqab in their party manifesto, which is expected to be published on Monday, according to the party leader on Sunday. … Continued

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede
24th Apr 2017

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): One elderly man was killed, 250 of Shia Muslim pilgrims were injured in a stampede in Baghdad on Sunday, panicked by rumors a suicide bomber was about to blow himself up, according to an … Continued

Iraq: 90 civilians killed in Mosul fight
23rd Apr 2017

Iraq: 90 civilians killed in Mosul fight

By Ahmed Qasim and Ibrahim Salih   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 90 civilians were reportedly killed in deadly clashes between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists in western Mosul. An Iraqi Rapid Response officer said the victims had been caught … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family
23rd Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An alleged group of cow vigilantes belonging to a right-wing Hindu group attacked five members of a family, including a minor girl who suffered multiple fractures, according to police on … Continued

Afghanistan: Over 100 killed in Taliban attack
23rd Apr 2017

Afghanistan: Over 100 killed in Taliban attack

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Over 100 casualties took place among Afghan soldiers in the Taliban’s attack on an army corps headquarters in northern Balkh province on Friday, according to the Ministry of Defense on Saturday. While … Continued

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria, following US missile attacks
22nd Apr 2017

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria, following US missile attacks

By Turgut Alp Boyraz   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets on Friday hit several targets in Syria in response to rocket attacks from the war-torn country, the military said in a written statement. The attack came after two rockets fired from … Continued

Racist letters tell Turkish families to leave Germany
22nd Apr 2017

Racist letters tell Turkish families to leave Germany

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Several Turkish families in northwestern Bruhl town have received anonymous letters this week telling them to leave Germany, according to residents. The letters come at a time when there is a heated public … Continued

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans
21st Apr 2017

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans

BERLIN (AA): Unknown assailants vandalized a mosque in Germany’s eastern city of Leipzig on Thursday morning, spray-painting the walls with anti-Turkish slogans. Ismail Ozgan, the head of the Eyup Sultan Mosque Association, told Anadolu Agency that a large sign at … Continued

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’
21st Apr 2017

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A family in the U.S. state of Georgia has been issued a birth certificate for their child with the surname of “Allah” after the state initially declined to issue the document, according to the … Continued

France: Policeman killed in Paris ‘terrorist’ attack
21st Apr 2017

France: Policeman killed in Paris ‘terrorist’ attack

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): One police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured Thursday when a gunman opened fire at a police patrol on the famous Champs-Elysees boulevard here, according to the Interior Ministry. Daesh has … Continued

Germany: Mosque vandalized with Nazi symbols
20th Apr 2017

Germany: Mosque vandalized with Nazi symbols

BERLIN (AA): A mosque in Germany’s southwestern city of Freiburg has been targeted by vandals on Tuesday night, who spray painted Nazi symbols on the walls of the mosque. Ziya Celik, the head of the “Islamic Centrum Freiburg” mosque association … Continued

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help
20th Apr 2017

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

NEW YORK (AA): The husband of the U.S.’s first Muslim female judge on Wednesday urged the public for help in unraveling the mystery of Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was found dead last Wednesday in the Hudson River in New … Continued

Canada: Anti-Muslim sentiment growing in Canadian cities
20th Apr 2017

Canada: Anti-Muslim sentiment growing in Canadian cities

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): An imam in Canada said Wednesday he has received a death threat and another that called for the burning down of a mosque near Toronto, Global News reported. And in the capital of … Continued

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

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb attack kills 16 in W Mosul
19th Apr 2017

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb attack kills 16 in W Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 16 people were killed in a Tuesday car-bomb attack carried out by the Daesh terrorist group in western Mosul, according to an Iraqi military source. Army Captain Khader al-Asadi told Anadolu … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike
18th Apr 2017

Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Long-term Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti on Monday launched a mass hunger strike against Israel’s detention policies, with more than 1,000 other prisoners joining him. The open-ended strike has been launched to mark Palestinian Prisoners … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces
18th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian armed forces injured dozens of Kashmiris Monday when they clashed with thousands of pro-independence students who walked out of their schools, colleges and university campuses in Jammu and Kashmir. … 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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