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

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria
20th Jul 2017

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria

WASHINGTON (AA): The Pentagon on Wednesday is upset about a report by Anadolu Agency on U.S. military posts in Syria that used local sources, but the department did not deny its details. “While we cannot independently verify the sources that … Continued

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars
18th Jul 2017

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The number of anti-Muslim hate crimes [Islamophobic attacks] rose 91 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2016, a leading Muslim advocacy group said Monday. The Council … Continued

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord
18th Jul 2017

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Donald Trump administration late Monday re-certified Iran is in compliance with a landmark nuclear accord brokered with international powers, but said Tehran is violating the agreement’s “spirit”. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson formally … Continued

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery
17th Jul 2017

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Residents of a small town in Canada voted Sunday 19-16 against a project that would have created the first Muslim owned and operated cemetery in the Quebec City region. Only 49 voters — … Continued

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city
16th Jul 2017

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Whether the Quebec City region will get its first cemetery owned and operated by Muslims will be decided Sunday by 49 people in a referendum. The land for the cemetery was purchased in … Continued

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’
15th Jul 2017

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Hawaii dealt President Donald Trump another legal setback in his attempt to bar immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, ruling that Trump’s administration unnecessarily limited those who could be allowed into the … Continued

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban
1st Jul 2017

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration’s most recent attempt to curtail Muslim immigration is having a “counterproductive” effect on its stated goal – securing the nation, according to a top official at one of the nation’s largest … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … Continued

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan, US, the previous day. “Unfortunately, you cannot disconnect … Continued

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … Continued

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast
17th Jun 2017

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A Canadian politician who is fasting for the month of Ramadan told Anadolu Agency on Friday he began the practice to raise money for a food bank, but has been overwhelmed at the … Continued

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning
16th Jun 2017

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A Tennessee man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years behind bars for seeking to recruit others to burn down a New York mosque, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Robert Doggart, 65, of Signal … Continued

Canada: Muslim women file human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia
16th Jun 2017

Canada: Muslim women file human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia

By Barry Ellsworth   RENTON. Ont. (AA): Three Muslim workers have filed a human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia after they were fired from a maintenance project in western Canada, Canadian media reported Thursday. Amino Rashid told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation … Continued

Canada: Hate crimes against Muslims increase by 60%
14th Jun 2017

Canada: Hate crimes against Muslims increase by 60%

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims have increased 60 percent, according to the latest figures released Tuesday by Statistics Canada. There were 159 incidents in 2015, a significant jump from 99 the previous year, the … Continued

US: Congressman calls on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”
6th Jun 2017

US: Congressman calls on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”

NEW YORK (AA) – Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins on Sunday posted a hateful Facebook message calling on “all of Christendom” to kill every “radicalized Islamic suspect”. “The free world… all of Christendom… is at war with Islamic horror,” Higgins wrote … 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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