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

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack
24th Feb 2017

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim mother of four is pressing charges after New York City police allegedly detained her for hours with her hijab forcibly removed. Rabab Musa, 34 says in the lawsuit filed earlier this week that she was … Continued

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery
23rd Feb 2017

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery

NEW YORK (AA) : Muslim activists raised more than $78,000 as of early Wednesday afternoon to help repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Missouri. Organizers were “overjoyed” the campaign on launchgood.com reached its goal of $20,000 within three … Continued

Canada gov’t bid for ‘anti-Islamophobia’ motion stalls
17th Feb 2017

Canada gov’t bid for ‘anti-Islamophobia’ motion stalls

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): An anti-Islamophobia motion proposed by the Canadian government stalled Thursday in Parliament and now awaits a new proposal next week from the opposition Conservative party. The motion, M-103, was tabled in Parliament by … Continued

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat
16th Feb 2017

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Mimicking starvation for five days per month could reduce the effect of aging and help fight certain diseases like hypertension, according to a new study published Wednesday. In a study of 100 participants, … Continued

US denies Visa to Pakistan’s deputy chairman Senate
12th Feb 2017

US denies Visa to Pakistan’s deputy chairman Senate

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan has cancelled the planned visit of its senators to the United States after the Trump administration denied visa to the country’s deputy chairman Senate, an official said on Saturday. Maulana Abdul Ghafoor … Continued

Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia
9th Feb 2017

Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim leaders on Wednesday sent a letter to the Canadian Parliament that requested the government institute measures to combat Islamophobia. When the House of Commons returns next week, Liberal MP Iqra Khalid’s M-103, … Continued

US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison
8th Feb 2017

US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison

NEW YORK (AA): Joseph Schreiber, who set fire to a mosque in Florida, was sentenced late Tuesday to 30 years’ imprisonment. The 32-year-old, who has a past criminal record, pleaded no contest Monday, effectively acquiescing to the sentence for torching … Continued

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study
7th Feb 2017

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Muslims and Mexican immigrants were thought of as less human than U.S. residents on the whole, a team of psychologists said in a report Monday. The report comes amid White House rhetoric regarding … Continued

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban
5th Feb 2017

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in front of the U.S. Embassy in London to protest a travel ban introduced on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees. Approximately 10,000 people marched from the … Continued

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’
3rd Feb 2017

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Thursday defended a weekend raid on al-Qaeda positions in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and killed an undetermined number of civilians. “This was a very, very well thought … Continued

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders
2nd Feb 2017

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders

NEW YORK (AA): American Muslims returning to the U.S. are being targeted for enhanced questioning, the head of Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) Florida bureau told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “For years there have been reports of American Muslims detained … Continued

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred
1st Feb 2017

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Two Indian Muslim athletes were denied visas to the U.S. on Tuesday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s entry ban on people from seven Muslim states. Abid Khan and Tanveer Hussain, … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban
31st Jan 2017

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.’s top lawyer told the Justice Department on Monday not to enforce President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the U.S. – a move that ultimately led … Continued

US:  Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy
30th Jan 2017

US: Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy

NEW YORK (AA): Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that green card holders from seven Muslim-majority countries banned under President Donald Trump’s executive order would be allowed to return to the U.S. “In applying the provisions of the president’s … Continued

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting
30th Jan 2017

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Six people are dead and a number of others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, the facility’s president told media late Sunday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee
27th Jan 2017

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee

NEW YORK (AA): A man has been charged with hate crimes Thursday after attacking a Muslim airline employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport while invoking President Donald Trump’s name, said local officials. According to a statement from Queens County … Continued

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons
26th Jan 2017

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons

By Magdalene Mukami and Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, (AA): Two Kenyans and 90 Somalis, who were deported from the U.S., arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi Wednesday, a Kenyan official said. Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe confirmed to Anadolu Agency that … 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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