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Canada: Attack on Canadian Muslim being probed as Islamophobic hate crime
19th Jul 2018

Canada: Attack on Canadian Muslim being probed as Islamophobic hate crime

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A Muslim father remains in intensive care in a Toronto hospital after a horrific beating that police confirmed Wednesday is being investigated as a anti-Muslim hate crime. Mohammed Abu Marzouk, 39, and his … Continued

Canada: Muslim group wins stay of Quebec veil law
30th Jun 2018

Canada: Muslim group wins stay of Quebec veil law

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA) – The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has succeeded in a bid to delay institution of a face-covering law in the province of Quebec, the group said in a news release Friday. … Continued

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’
27th Jun 2018

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump wants the dispute between Qatar and Gulf nations to be resolved, as it only “benefits Iran”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo spoke at a meeting with Qatari Foreign … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison
20th Jun 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette, who murdered six people at a Quebec City mosque last year, should spend the rest of his life in prison, the prosecution said Tuesday. Thomas Jacques told Justice Francois Huot that … Continued

Canadian army cadets to be expelled after defacing Qur’an
26th May 2018

Canadian army cadets to be expelled after defacing Qur’an

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada: Three military cadets in officer training will likely be expelled from the Canadian Forces after desecrating a Quran with bacon and “bodily fluids,” authorities said Friday. The incident, which occurred during the Easter long … Continued

Canada: Toronto mayor condemns Islamophobic hate graffiti at Muslim school
23rd May 2018

Canada: Toronto mayor condemns Islamophobic hate graffiti at Muslim school

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Two elected officials shocked at hate graffiti sprayed on a Toronto-area Muslim school wall stepped forward Tuesday to help clean off the offensive remarks. “The first thing I thought is ‘I can’t let … Continued

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions
22nd May 2018

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued Monday a lengthy list of demands the U.S. is seeking to include in a new nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump exited Washington from the … Continued

Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10
24th Apr 2018

Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A van traveling at a high rate of speed left the road Monday and mounted a sidewalk in Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 15. It appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police … Continued

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online
17th Apr 2018

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty
29th Mar 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty

  By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of … Continued

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques
27th Mar 2018

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada, (AA): Various faith leaders and politicians gathered in the Toronto area Monday to condemn the actions of a woman who allegedly ripped pages from a Qur’an and put them on worshippers vehicle windshields. She also … Continued

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag
20th Mar 2018

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

Kansas, US ( AP & KansasCity.com): A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. This happened after his celebration of Malaysian independence was reported to … Continued

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque
17th Mar 2018

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Two women known for anti-Muslim rants at Phoenix-area political events, were arrested Thursday for breaking into an Arizona Islamic center and making anti-Islamic/Islamohobic remarks, police said. Tahnee Gonzales, 32, and Elizabeth Dauenhauer, 51, were … Continued

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers
6th Mar 2018

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Prominent Muslim-American faith leaders on Monday were arrested at the U.S. Capitol while urging Congress to stand against President Donald Trump’s effort to end a program that protects certain young immigrants. Led by prominent … Continued

US: 17 dead in Florida school shooting
15th Feb 2018

US: 17 dead in Florida school shooting

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least 17 people were killed Wednesday when a lone gunman opened fire in a Florida high school, according to police. The victims are a mix of students and adults, officials said. Twelve victims … Continued

US federal judge blocks anti-Israel state law
31st Jan 2018

US federal judge blocks anti-Israel state law

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Kansas on Tuesday temporarily blocked that state’s law requiring contractors to certify they do not support boycotts of Israel. District Judge Daniel Crabtree agreed to issue the preliminary injunction until … Continued

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders
27th Jan 2018

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Four days of events began Friday in various cities in Canada to mark the first anniversary of the tragic shootings at a Quebec City mosque. The Jan. 29, 2017 shootings during evening prayers … Continued

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries
23rd Jan 2018

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. reportedly began to implement tougher cargo screening measures for inbound flights from five Muslim-majority flights Monday amid terrorism concerns. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the … Continued

Canada: Toronto Muslim schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors
14th Jan 2018

Canada: Toronto Muslim schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Toronto police are hunting for a suspect after an 11-year-old Muslim girl was attacked Friday on her way to school by a male who tried twice to cut off her hijab with scissors. … 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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