Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
19th Aug 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims in Germany rose sharply in the second quarter of this year, reflecting a growing Islamophobia fueled by far-right and populist political parties according to new government figures. However, very few anti-Muslim hate … Continued

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku
19th Aug 2017

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku

By Ilker Girit   Anadolu Agency: Two people were killed and eight others injured Friday in a stabbing attack in in a market square in Turku, a city in southwest Finland. The attack was not considered an act of terrorism, … Continued

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days
18th Aug 2017

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 60 people have died in flood and natural disasters in the north and northeast parts of Bangladesh since August 12, an emergency official said Thursday. Naznin Shamima, officer-in-charge of the Control Room at the Department … Continued

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack
18th Aug 2017

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack

By Cansu Dikme Anadolu Agency: At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona Thursday. Hours after the terrorist attack in Barcelona, five suspected terrorists were … Continued

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen
17th Aug 2017

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day. “Twenty million Africans have been displaced from … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): In a mass rejection of the hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to the city’s University of Virginia Wednesday night. The campus was enveloped last … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims
16th Aug 2017

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday declared seven days of mourning in honor of the victims of a devastating mudslide in the country’s capital that has left hundreds dead. 600 people are … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … Continued

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl
15th Aug 2017

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl

By Murat Unlu   PARIS (AA): A 13-year-old girl was killed and 12 others were injured when a man drove his car into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria east of Paris, officials said late Monday. Speaking to French broadcaster … Continued

Philippines: Fighting between Moro groups kills 25
15th Aug 2017

Philippines: Fighting between Moro groups kills 25

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): At least 25 people have been killed in fighting between Moro armed men and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the southern Philippine province of Maguindanao. Twenty of the fatalities are … Continued

Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide
15th Aug 2017

Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Hundreds of people were killed and many others remain trapped in their homes after a mudslide in Sierra Leonean capital Freetown Monday, according to hospital and relief agency officials. 2,000 people have been … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security forces. … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security … Continued

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’
14th Aug 2017

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect in a fatal car attack on a group of people protesting a white supremacist rally, may have been involved in domestic terrorism, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor suggested Sunday. “Anytime that … Continued

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta
13th Aug 2017

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed and some 40 injured, eight of the wounded were in critical condition, in a suicide attack on an army vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday night, according … Continued

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march
13th Aug 2017

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): One suspect was charged late Saturday with second-degree murder and other charges after a woman was killed at a counter protest march to a white nationalist rally in the state of Virginia. Authorities identified … 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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