UK: Man with knives arrested near Parliament
28th Apr 2017

UK: Man with knives arrested near Parliament

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): London police have arrested an individual near Parliament with “knives” under the terrorism act, a statement said Thursday. No one was injured in the incident. A statement from Scotland Yard said a man … Continued

UK: Woman shot, 4 arrested in terror raids
28th Apr 2017

UK: Woman shot, 4 arrested in terror raids

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA):  Police officers shot one woman and detained 4 other individuals Thursday evening in anti-terror raids in London and Kent, according to police. Officers say the operation was not connected to the earlier arrest … Continued

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris
27th Apr 2017

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): An Indian Hindu priest has formed a so-called people’s army in Kanpur city in northern Uttar Pradesh state to fight against the pro-independence Kashmiri Muslim demonstrators in Jammu and Kashmir. Balyogi … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces
27th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India. (AA): She is 20 years old and ever since she threw stones at the Indian armed forces last week, she says she feels a sense of liberation. As if a weight … Continued

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah
26th Apr 2017

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian resistance movement Hamas on Tuesday voiced its readiness to relinquish authority in the Gaza Strip to the West Bank-based Palestinian ‘unity’ government. The assertions came at a press conference convened … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off
25th Apr 2017

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The head of the Grand Mosque of Paris on Monday called on French Muslims to vote for centrist independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the decisive presidential run-off on May 7. Dalil Boubakeur urged the … Continued

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

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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