US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse
28th May 2017

US: Two killed trying to stop Islamophobic abuse

NEW YORK (AA): Two Good Samaritans were stabbed to death at a Portland light-rail train when they intervened as a man hurled Islamophobic slur at two women, police said Saturday. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was “ranting and raving” inside a … Continued

Palestine: Hamas hits back at Trump’s ‘terrorist’ epithet, as Muslim leaders acquiesce
22nd May 2017

Palestine: Hamas hits back at Trump’s ‘terrorist’ epithet, as Muslim leaders acquiesce

By Gulsen Topcu   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for mentioning the group’s name alongside al-Qaeda and Daesh during his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. “Trump’s description of … Continued

US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab
11th May 2017

US: NYC teacher fired after ripping off 8-year-old’s hijab

NEW YORK (AA): A city teacher lost his job last week after forcibly removing the Islamic headcover, or hijab, from one of his students in class, according to media reports. Oghenetega Edah, 31, who worked as a substitute teacher at … Continued

US: Sharp increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2016
10th May 2017

US: Sharp increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2016

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Anti-Muslim hate incidents rose over 40 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, a leading Muslim advocacy group said on Tuesday. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it tracked a 44 percent increase in … Continued

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace
4th May 2017

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine are “very good”, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. “We will get it done,” Trump said as he welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House … 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

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

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

Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting
25th Mar 2017

Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A school board spokesman on Friday told Anadolu Agency he is “deeply shocked and saddened” after a school board meeting degenerated into a hate-filled session in which protesters tore pages from the Qur’an. … Continued

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Mar 2017

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Parliament passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday by a 201-91 margin, but it may be some time before the bitterness that led up to the vote dissipates. The M-103 motion is non-binding but the … Continued

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi
21st Mar 2017

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA) – The administration of President Donald Trump has a greater desire to be more engaged in the fight against terrorism than its predecessor, Iraq’s prime minister said Monday. “I think they’re prepared to do more … Continued

US federal judge blocks Trump’s revised travel ban
16th Mar 2017

US federal judge blocks Trump’s revised travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump was dealt a resounding legal blow on Wednesday when a federal judge in Hawaii agreed to place a temporary nationwide freeze on his revised travel ban. The 90-day ban on new … Continued

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged
8th Mar 2017

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA) : Dozens of students from the University of Washington held a vigil Tuesday evening in Seattle for an 18-year-old black Muslim who was found hanged in January. The vigil – organized by the … Continued

US: Muslim-American lawmakers slam new Trump ‘Muslim ban’
7th Mar 2017

US: Muslim-American lawmakers slam new Trump ‘Muslim ban’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. Congress’ only Muslim representatives argued Monday that President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration still unfairly targets Muslims. “Here we go again … Muslim Ban 2.0 #NoBanNoWall,” Representative Andre Carson wrote … Continued

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe
3rd Mar 2017

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation after an 18-year-old black Muslim was found hanged in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington. Ben Moussa Keita, who was set to … Continued

Canadian school receives bomb threat against Muslims
2nd Mar 2017

Canadian school receives bomb threat against Muslims

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA):  A Canadian university was evacuated Wednesday after separate media outlets received the same letter that threatened to detonate bombs targeting Muslim students. Montreal police said they found nothing suspicious during their search and … Continued

US: Muhammad Ali Jr. worries US airport detention to repeat
1st Mar 2017

US: Muhammad Ali Jr. worries US airport detention to repeat

By Betul Yuruk   NEW YORK (AA): The son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who was recently detained by immigration officers at a U.S. airport, told Anadolu Agency his rights will continue to be violated as long as Donald Trump … Continued

US: ‘Radical Islam’ label not helpful, top Trump aide says
26th Feb 2017

US: ‘Radical Islam’ label not helpful, top Trump aide says

NEW YORK (AA): Using the label “radical Islamic terrorism” does not help advance U.S. foreign policy goals, according to U.S. President Donald Trump’s newly-appointed national security advisor, General H. R. McMaster. In his first meeting with the National Security Council … Continued

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Feb 2017

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The province of Ontario passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday as a similar motion has run into opposition at the federal government level. Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) from all three parties unanimously … 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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