US: $206M funds anti-Islamic American groups
21st Jun 2016

US: $206M funds anti-Islamic American groups

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Nearly $206 million poured into organizations promoting hate against Muslim in the U.S. in 2008-2013, a report released Monday revealed. Released by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Center for Race and … Continued

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture
17th Jun 2016

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Details emerged Thursday of CIA torture techniques at overseas black site prisons, from newly declassified transcripts of detainees’ military hearings at the Guantanamo Bay Prison. “They shackle me completely, even my head; I can’t … Continued

US: Orlando shooter’s wife tried to stop attack
15th Jun 2016

US: Orlando shooter’s wife tried to stop attack

NEW YORK (AA) – The wife of the alleged shooter at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub who killed scores of victims, told the FBI that she tried to talk her husband out of carrying out the attack, media reports said … Continued

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’
14th Jun 2016

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama will not legitimatize terrorist organizations by calling them “radical Islam” which perpetuates the myth that they represent Islam against the West, a White House spokesman said Monday. “Many of those organizations … Continued

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre
14th Jun 2016

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton sparred with her Republican rival, Donald Trump, who again espoused anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. “Inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and threatening to … Continued

US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill
13th Jun 2016

US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The shooter authorities say is responsible for the deadliest-ever shooting in the U.S. was “unstable and mentally ill”, his ex-wife said Sunday. “In the beginning he was a normal being that cared about family, … Continued

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting
12th Jun 2016

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting

NEW YORK (AA) – At least 53 people are dead and 50 injured following what many are calling the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Orlando, Florida, officials confirmed Sunday. The shooter has been identified by Congressman Alan Grayson as … Continued

US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity
11th Jun 2016

US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AA): Thousands of fans paid a final tribute to Muhammad Ali in an interfaith memorial service Friday as the boxing legend’s legacy inspired eulogists to explore the human condition and the American cultural experience through his larger-than-life persona. … Continued

US: World bids farewell to Muhammad Ali in grand sendoff
10th Jun 2016

US: World bids farewell to Muhammad Ali in grand sendoff

By Canberk Yuksel   LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AA): Thousands of mourners from around the world on Thursday converged on Kentucky to perform the janazah funeral prayer for the soul of the “people’s champ”, Muhammad Ali. The service attracted throngs to the … Continued

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan
6th Jun 2016

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AA):  President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the start of Ramadan by emphasizing that the U.S. must do more to help Muslims who have fled violence and poverty. “Far too many Muslims may not be able to observe Ramadan … Continued

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump
3rd Jun 2016

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump can help us make it a reality,” Ryan wrote in an op-ed piece in the Janesville Gazette, noting … Continued

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim
3rd Jun 2016

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim

NEW YORK (AA) – A woman found fatally shot inside her home in Minnesota was on a “kill list” of the shooter the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), police said Thursday. The female victim was identified by the Los Angeles … Continued

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race
25th May 2016

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – A fringe group of people are not the only ones expressing bigotry toward Islam and its adherents but U.S. officials are also involved in hate mongering, a Muslim congressman said Tuesday. “It is … Continued

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron
23rd May 2016

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on banning Muslims from entering the U.S. were “very dangerous”. Speaking on the British ITV channel, Cameron added that despite his “wrong … Continued

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings
17th May 2016

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The Treasury Department on Monday released Saudi Arabia’s holdings of U.S. debt, for the first time in four decades. The Kingdom’s holdings stood at $116.8 billion as of March, according to data the agency … Continued

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid
4th May 2016

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday, all but assuring him the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. “It is a … Continued

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire
4th May 2016

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A raging wildfire forced the evacuation of 80,000 people, entire population of Fort McMurray, Alberta Province Premier Rachel Notley said Tuesday. Those fleeing the blaze have caused gridlock on the two highways … Continued

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian
28th Apr 2016

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Canadian Muslims have a deep-rooted love for Canada, even though many have been the victims of discrimination, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday. The Environics Institute survey of 600 … Continued

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant
22nd Apr 2016

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant

By Nancy Caouette   MEXICO CITY (AA): At least 24 victims were killed and 136 injured, 13 seriously, 18 unaccounted for, after an explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant, authorities said Thursday. “We went through the affected area. Unfortunately, so … Continued

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill
19th Apr 2016

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill

By Michael Hernandez and Esra Kaymak-Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. President Barack Obama would likely veto a bill that would allow Americans to sue foreign governments in U.S. courts for their involvement in terror attacks, the White House said … 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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