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

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

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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