Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia
9th Feb 2017

Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim leaders on Wednesday sent a letter to the Canadian Parliament that requested the government institute measures to combat Islamophobia. When the House of Commons returns next week, Liberal MP Iqra Khalid’s M-103, … Continued

US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison
8th Feb 2017

US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison

NEW YORK (AA): Joseph Schreiber, who set fire to a mosque in Florida, was sentenced late Tuesday to 30 years’ imprisonment. The 32-year-old, who has a past criminal record, pleaded no contest Monday, effectively acquiescing to the sentence for torching … Continued

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study
7th Feb 2017

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Muslims and Mexican immigrants were thought of as less human than U.S. residents on the whole, a team of psychologists said in a report Monday. The report comes amid White House rhetoric regarding … Continued

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban
5th Feb 2017

UK: Thousands march in London to protest Trump Muslim ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in front of the U.S. Embassy in London to protest a travel ban introduced on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees. Approximately 10,000 people marched from the … Continued

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’
3rd Feb 2017

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Thursday defended a weekend raid on al-Qaeda positions in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and killed an undetermined number of civilians. “This was a very, very well thought … Continued

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders
2nd Feb 2017

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders

NEW YORK (AA): American Muslims returning to the U.S. are being targeted for enhanced questioning, the head of Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) Florida bureau told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “For years there have been reports of American Muslims detained … Continued

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred
1st Feb 2017

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Two Indian Muslim athletes were denied visas to the U.S. on Tuesday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s entry ban on people from seven Muslim states. Abid Khan and Tanveer Hussain, … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban
31st Jan 2017

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.’s top lawyer told the Justice Department on Monday not to enforce President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the U.S. – a move that ultimately led … Continued

US:  Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy
30th Jan 2017

US: Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy

NEW YORK (AA): Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that green card holders from seven Muslim-majority countries banned under President Donald Trump’s executive order would be allowed to return to the U.S. “In applying the provisions of the president’s … Continued

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting
30th Jan 2017

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Six people are dead and a number of others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, the facility’s president told media late Sunday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee
27th Jan 2017

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee

NEW YORK (AA): A man has been charged with hate crimes Thursday after attacking a Muslim airline employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport while invoking President Donald Trump’s name, said local officials. According to a statement from Queens County … Continued

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons
26th Jan 2017

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons

By Magdalene Mukami and Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, (AA): Two Kenyans and 90 Somalis, who were deported from the U.S., arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi Wednesday, a Kenyan official said. Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe confirmed to Anadolu Agency that … Continued

US: Hundreds of thousands in DC to protest Trump era
22nd Jan 2017

US: Hundreds of thousands in DC to protest Trump era

By Michael Hernandez and Canberk Yuksel   WASHINGTON (AA): Just one day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, more than half a million people are flocking to the nation’s capital to protest their freshly inaugurated chief executive. … Continued

US: Trump signs order to roll back US health care law
21st Jan 2017

US: Trump signs order to roll back US health care law

By Ovunc Kutlu   NEW YORK (AA): In his first policy action as president, Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to roll back the Affordable Act Care, commonly known as Obamacare. The move helps Trump fulfill a campaign pledge … Continued

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says
12th Jan 2017

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Calling Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” for Russia’s actions in support of Syrian forces in Aleppo would be inaccurate, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s next top diplomat said Wednesday. “I would not … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian Muslim leaders warn against US embassy move
11th Jan 2017

Palestine: Palestinian Muslim leaders warn against US embassy move

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Palestinian Muslim leaders have warned that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be “dangerous”. In a Tuesday statement, the Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem said … Continued

US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office
11th Jan 2017

US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country to not lose sight of the progressive America he promised to establish nearly a decade ago, while calling on Americans to stand united as the reins … Continued

US: 5 victims shot dead at Florida airport
7th Jan 2017

US: 5 victims shot dead at Florida airport

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least five people were killed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in southeastern Florida, authorities said Friday. Eight other shooting victims have been transferred to a nearby hospital, according to the Broward County Sheriff. … 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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