‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

US: Five dead at California school shooting
15th Nov 2017

US: Five dead at California school shooting

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): At least five people were killed and several wounded Tuesday during a shooting spree in Northern California, according to authorities. At least two students were shot and wounded at Rancho Tehama Elementary School, one … Continued

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting
6th Nov 2017

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 26 people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire inside a church during Sunday service, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said at a news conference. The gunman dressed in all black “with tactical type gear and … Continued

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty
2nd Nov 2017

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect accused of killing eight people and injuring a dozen others in New York City is facing two federal charges related to the attack, and could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday. … Continued

US: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’
1st Nov 2017

US: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Eight victims were killed Tuesday after a motorist drove onto a pedestrian and cycling path near the West Side Highway in New York City in an “act of terror”, according to officials. Six of … Continued

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey
25th Oct 2017

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey

ANKARA (AA) – A Palestinian athlete denied entry to the U.S. for a race earlier this month has accepted an invitation from Turkey to take part in the Istanbul marathon. Mohammad al-Qadi, who has run nine international marathons in the … Continued

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation
24th Oct 2017

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Monday apologized to the Indonesian government after its army chief was denied entry to the United States. Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was scheduled to attend a conference to … Continued

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka
19th Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim women will be forced to remove their face coverings and burkas to access public services, including riding a bus, under a new law passed Wednesday by the Quebec National Assembly. Bill 62, … Continued

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting
3rd Oct 2017

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel and Michael Hernandez   NEW YORK (AA) – More questions remain than answers after officials said Monday a gunman killed at least 59 and injured 527 people in at a concert in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock, 64, … Continued

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial
3rd Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man charged with killing six men at a Quebec City mosque will forego a preliminary hearing and go directly to trial, it was decided Monday in a Quebec court. The prosecution filed … Continued

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting
2nd Oct 2017

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 others wounded at a country music concert in Las Vegas city late Sunday night in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history, … Continued

Canada: History made as Sikh heads Canada political party
2nd Oct 2017

Canada: History made as Sikh heads Canada political party

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): For the first time in Canadian history, a non-white was elected, Sunday, to lead one of the country’s three major political parties. Jagmeet Singh is the also the first Sikh to hold the … Continued

Canada: Anti-Muslim group confronted by protesters in Quebec
1st Oct 2017

Canada: Anti-Muslim group confronted by protesters in Quebec

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Anti-immigration and anti-Muslim groups clashed with counter-protesters in Ottawa, Saturday, along the Quebec border where thousands of asylum seekers have crossed into the country since January. On Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, the seat of … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court
10th Sep 2017

Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man, who allegedly gunned down six Muslims during prayers at a Quebec City mosque in January, made a brief appearance in a Canadian court Friday under heavy security. The prosecution divulged additional evidence … Continued

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): In a mass rejection of the hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to the city’s University of Virginia Wednesday night. The campus was enveloped last … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … Continued

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’
14th Aug 2017

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect in a fatal car attack on a group of people protesting a white supremacist rally, may have been involved in domestic terrorism, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor suggested Sunday. “Anytime that … Continued

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march
13th Aug 2017

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): One suspect was charged late Saturday with second-degree murder and other charges after a woman was killed at a counter protest march to a white nationalist rally in the state of Virginia. Authorities identified … Continued

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims
25th Jul 2017

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A Canadian man, who earlier this year offered a $2,500 reward for recordings of Muslim students “spewing hate speech during Friday prayers”, was charged Monday with committing a hate crime. Kevin J. … 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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