US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran
20th May 2019

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Donald Trump on Sunday told Iran not to threaten the United States, saying it will be Tehran’s “official end”. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. … Continued

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage
14th May 2019

US: Diyanet Mosque suffers large-scale damage

By Betul Yuruk   NEW YORK (AA): An arson attack over the weekend on a mosque in the U.S. state of Connecticut has caused “large-scale damage,” an official Turkish body said Monday. In a statement, the Religious Services Attache of … Continued

US: Islamophobia in US driven by politics, not religion, Muslims most discriminated
3rd May 2019

US: Islamophobia in US driven by politics, not religion, Muslims most discriminated

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Islamophobia in the United States is not rooted in a clash of religious beliefs but is driven by politics, according to a survey focusing on Muslim Americans. However, the Institute for Social Policy and … Continued

US man arrested after anti-Muslim rant in Texas store
19th Apr 2019

US man arrested after anti-Muslim rant in Texas store

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A man in the state of Texas was arrested after entering a store and going on a racist tirade, verbally attacking a Muslim worker by calling him a “f***ing Arab.”   When the man, … Continued

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear
15th Apr 2019

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear

By Vakkas Dogantekin (AA): Messages of support continue to pour in for U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar after being targeted in a smear campaign led by the country’s president, Donald Trump. Trump most recently targeted the Muslim lawmaker after comments surfaced … Continued

US: Muslim female student attacked at high school
13th Apr 2019

US: Muslim female student attacked at high school

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A New Jersey high school student was arrested this week after pulling off a Muslim student’s hijab during a fight, according to the Middlesex County’s prosecutor’s office. The student got into an altercation with … Continued

US: Graffiti citing NZ attacks found after California mosque fire
27th Mar 2019

US: Graffiti citing NZ attacks found after California mosque fire

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Authorities in Southern California are investigating a recent fire at a mosque as a possible hate crime just over a week after terrorist attacks in New Zealand. Early Sunday morning, a group of seven … Continued

US: Muslims face most discrimination
9th Mar 2019

US: Muslims face most discrimination

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims face more discrimination than any other religious group in the United States, according to a poll of registered voters published Friday. Conducted by political website The Hill and market research and consulting services … Continued

US: Homemade bombs in plot to attack NY Muslims real
15th Feb 2019

US: Homemade bombs in plot to attack NY Muslims real

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A new FBI report Thursday shows homemade bombs obtained by authorities in a case of individuals plotting to attack a Muslim community in upstate New York were real, and could have caused damage if … Continued

US: God wanted Trump to become President
31st Jan 2019

US: God wanted Trump to become President

By Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA)  God wanted Donald Trump to become president, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday. “I think God calls all of us to fill different roles at different times and I think that he wanted … Continued

Canada: PM grieves with Canadians to mark anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting
30th Jan 2019

Canada: PM grieves with Canadians to mark anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Memorials to mark the second anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting are being held Tuesday in major cities in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians everywhere mourn the loss of life … Continued

US: Muslim American slave’s autobiography goes online
17th Jan 2019

US: Muslim American slave’s autobiography goes online

By Vakkas Dogantekin   (AA): The U.S. has made the “only known surviving slave narrative written in Arabic” in the country available on the internet. According to a statement by the Library of Congress on Tuesday, the Omar Ibn Said … Continued

US Muslim group sues Maryland for anti-BDS bill
10th Jan 2019

US Muslim group sues Maryland for anti-BDS bill

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim rights group filed a lawsuit against the state of Maryland Wednesday to block a measure seeking to stop state agencies from doing business with companies, entities, or individuals who boycott Israel. Software … Continued

US Muslim Republican official faces ouster for religion
6th Dec 2018

US Muslim Republican official faces ouster for religion

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim doctor in the state of Texas is facing calls to step down from his county seat because of his religion. Shahid Shafi defied many odds by winning a city council seat, serving … Continued

Two US police departments cancel training with Israel
2nd Dec 2018

Two US police departments cancel training with Israel

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Two police departments in the New England region of the United States canceled their annual visit to Israeli police forces and engagement in training, amid pressure from organizations affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment and … Continued

US drops nearly 6000 bombs in Afghanistan in 2018
1st Dec 2018

US drops nearly 6000 bombs in Afghanistan in 2018

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA):In what appears to be statistical proof of evident upsurge in the Afghan war, the US announced to have dropped close to 6000 bombs in Afghanistan this year so far. According to the … Continued

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically
30th Nov 2018

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Hate crimes in Canada rose steeply in 2017, with most aimed at Muslims, Jews and blacks, according to a Statistics Canada report released Thursday. The report bucks a trend that saw hate crimes … Continued

US hate crimes up 17 percent in 2017
14th Nov 2018

US hate crimes up 17 percent in 2017

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Hate crimes across the U.S. rose by nearly a fifth in 2017, according to data released by the FBI Tuesday. The 17 percent surge is the largest since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks … Continued

US: First two Muslim women elected to US Congress
7th Nov 2018

US: First two Muslim women elected to US Congress

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib and Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar both made history Tuesday by winning their elections and becoming the first Muslim women to be elected to the U.S. Congress. Tlaib won the congressional seat for … Continued

Canada: Appeal Court rules in favour of Muslim woman on hijab ban in court
5th Oct 2018

Canada: Appeal Court rules in favour of Muslim woman on hijab ban in court

By Seyit Aydogan   TORONTO (AA): A top court in Canada’s Quebec province has ruled in favor of a woman after a judge told her Muslim headscarf violated the rules of courtroom modesty. On February 2015, Rania El-Alloul was told … 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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