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US: Study finds Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion
13th Jan 2018

US: Study finds Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): A new study announced Friday found that an executive order signed by President Donald Trump barring travelers from several Muslim-majority countries caused a rare and significant shift in public opinion. According to a … Continued

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran
11th Jan 2018

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): The Palestinian leadership has been informed of a U.S.-proposed “Deal of the Century” — ostensibly aimed at resolving the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict — via the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, a Palestinian … Continued

US: New York Muslim police officers harassed with hate messages
10th Jan 2018

US: New York Muslim police officers harassed with hate messages

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA):  New York Police Department (NYPD) officials are investigating who is responsible leaving hate messages on the lockers of two Muslim officers, the department’s Muslim Officers Society told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. “It is under … Continued

Canadian Muslim group wants day of remembrance
6th Jan 2018

Canadian Muslim group wants day of remembrance

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released Friday, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has asked that Jan. 29 be designated an official day of remembrance for six Muslims slain … Continued

US: Mosque leaders help man who defaced their building
3rd Jan 2018

US: Mosque leaders help man who defaced their building

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): A mosque in Fort Smith, Arkansas chose the path of mercy when it paid the fines of a young man who helped vandalize their building last year, helping him avoid jail time. “We wanted … Continued

US: NY attack suspect’s family ‘outraged’ by police actions
12th Dec 2017

US: NY attack suspect’s family ‘outraged’ by police actions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The family of the 27-year-old suspect in a New York bombing said late Monday they are “outraged” by the police response following the attack. “We are heartbroken by the violence that was targeted at … Continued

US President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel condemned
7th Dec 2017

US President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel condemned

(AA): The US formally recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday brushing aside broad-based international opposition. Under Geneva Convention, Jerusalem is considered as an occupied territory and so it is illegal to consider it as capital of … Continued

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man
5th Dec 2017

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canadian authorities arrested one man Monday in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Muslim who police are hailing as a hero. Police are now searching for another man who is believed to have … Continued

US plan to move embassy to occupied Jerusalem ‘danger’ to peace
4th Dec 2017

US plan to move embassy to occupied Jerusalem ‘danger’ to peace

By Qays Abu Samra, Mahmut Geldi and Afra Aksoy RAMALLAH/GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Sunday warned against U.S. plans to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying that such a move would … Continued

Canadian judge strikes down ban on face coverings
2nd Dec 2017

Canadian judge strikes down ban on face coverings

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A Canadian judge granted a temporary stay, Friday, to a law that banned face coverings on those who provided or received public services in the province of Quebec. Justice Babak Barin ruled that … Continued

Canadian students offering hijab kits to victims of Islamophobic attacks
29th Nov 2017

Canadian students offering hijab kits to victims of Islamophobic attacks

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A Canadian university has launched a program to provide replacement hijab kits to women who are attacked and have their head coverings ripped off, the groups told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. The program … Continued

‘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

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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