Canadian judge apologizes for hijab ruling
9th Sep 2020

Canadian judge apologizes for hijab ruling

By Barry Ellsworth   TERNTON, Canada (AA): A Muslim woman whose hijab was compared to wearing a hat and sunglasses in court, finally received an apology Tuesday from a Quebec judge. But the apology was five years in the making … Continued

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline
25th Jul 2020

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): Iran has registered its protest with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) over the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by US military jets, terming it a “clear violation of international law and … Continued

US: Maryland, NJ hold first Friday prayers amid virus
20th Jun 2020

US: Maryland, NJ hold first Friday prayers amid virus

By Hakan Copur and Islam Dogru   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims performed congregational Friday prayers in the states of Maryland and New Jersey for the first time since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted. Nearly three months after restrictions were rolled out to … Continued

BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality
16th Jun 2020

BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality

By Beyza Binnur Donmez   (AA): Dozens of American Muslim organizations joined Monday to the demands for changing policing practices in the US, after death of George Floyd under police custody last month. “The victimization of unarmed Black Muslims has … Continued

US: Anger in Atlanta over fatal shooting of black man
14th Jun 2020

US: Anger in Atlanta over fatal shooting of black man

By Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA): As nationwide protests slowed in the death of George Floyd, anger again erupted Saturday in the US over the fatal shooting of another black man. Atlanta police officer has been sacked following the fatal shooting, … Continued

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day
1st Jun 2020

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite curfews in major US cities, demonstrators took to the streets for a sixth day of protests Sunday over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down … Continued

Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet
7th May 2020

Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet

By Vakkas Dogantekin   (AA): An Indian man has lost his role as school council chair and his job at a real estate company in Ontario, Canada, over an Islamophobic tweet he posted last week. Ravi Hooda protested Brampton city’s … Continued

Mass protests in Palestine slam Trump’s so called ‘peace plan’
31st Jan 2020

Mass protests in Palestine slam Trump’s so called ‘peace plan’

By Nour Abu Eisha and Qaid Abu Samra   GAZA CITY/RAMALLAH (AA): Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank rallied on Thursday in protests against U.S. President Donald Trump’s so-called Middle East peace plan. Demonstrators in … Continued

Canada: Muslim group challenges Quebec religious law
18th Jan 2020

Canada: Muslim group challenges Quebec religious law

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) filed on Friday a challenge to Quebec’s controversial religious symbols law with Canada’s top court. Also joining in the challenge were the Canadian Civil Liberties Association … Continued

Canada: Muslims to contest religious law at Canada’s top court
19th Dec 2019

Canada: Muslims to contest religious law at Canada’s top court

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) announced Wednesday that it will seek to challenge Quebec’s controversial ban on religious symbols at the Supreme Court of Canada. This comes six days after the … Continued

Canada court refuses to suspend religious symbol law
13th Dec 2019

Canada court refuses to suspend religious symbol law

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The Quebec Court of Appeal Thursday refused to suspend the Quebec law that bans most public servants from wearing religious symbols while on the job, including teachers and police officers. The National Council … Continued

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead
7th Dec 2019

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead

By Beyza Binnur Donmez ANKARA (AA) A Saudi National opened fire at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola in the U.S. state of Florida on Friday, killing three people and wounding  eight, according to the authorities. The shooter, who was … Continued

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants
21st Aug 2019

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): An American-Muslim non-profit initiative has raised more than $125,000 to bail out detained migrants in immigration detention centers, its fundraising site said Tuesday. The Muslims for Migrants campaign launched Aug. 7 by CelebrateMercy has … Continued

US House condemns Trump’s racist tweets about lawmakers
17th Jul 2019

US House condemns Trump’s racist tweets about lawmakers

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to condemn racist remarks by President Donald Trump on Twitter about freshmen lawmakers, with four Republicans breaking ranks with him by backing the resolution. The 240-187 … Continued

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban
27th Jun 2019

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA) : A coalition of rights organizations came together on Wednesday for an art installation depicting the effects the Muslim Ban has had on American families. The ban was first enacted by President Donald Trump … Continued

Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back
21st Jun 2019

Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA) :U.S. President Donald Trump approved airstrikes Thursday evening against Tehran in retaliation for the downing of an American surveillance drone but pulled back, The New York Times reported. Citing multiple officials from the Trump … Continued

US: Muslim woman attacked in front of her children in coffee shop
19th Jun 2019

US: Muslim woman attacked in front of her children in coffee shop

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is demanding an investigation after a woman in the state of Texas claims she was attacked for wearing a hijab at a Starbucks coffee shop. Nur Ashour said she … Continued

Canada: Quebec passes religious symbols ban
18th Jun 2019

Canada: Quebec passes religious symbols ban

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada (AA): The Quebec province passed its controversial religious symbols ban and critics say the government stuck in an amendment that creates “secular police,” Canadian media reported Monday. Bill 21 contains a clause that calls for … Continued

US: Animal rights group slams Muslim ritual
8th Jun 2019

US: Animal rights group slams Muslim ritual

By Vakkas Dogantekin   ANKARA (AA): U.S.-based animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) came under fire Thursday for posting an inaccurate video on Twitter attacking a Muslim tradition. “This is heartbreaking. Animals don’t need to … Continued

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran
20th May 2019

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran

[Archive Photo: US President Donald Trump threatens to bomb Iran. Photographer: Samuel Corum/AA] 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 … 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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