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

US: Japanese PM’s Hawaii visit: A “historic gesture”
28th Dec 2016

US: Japanese PM’s Hawaii visit: A “historic gesture”

By Todd Crowell   TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Pearl Harbor, Hawaii — the site of the Dec. 7, 1941 surprise Japanese aircraft carrier attack that launched World War II. It made for a neat bookend to … Continued

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing
10th Dec 2016

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim teen who was the victim of a bias attack earlier this month on the city’s subway has been missing for two days, according to police. Yasmin Seweid was last seen Wednesday leaving her home at … Continued

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack
5th Dec 2016

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim police officer here and her 16-year-old son were the targets of a hate attack during the weekend, police sources in the media said Sunday. Officer Aml Elsokary, a native of the city, dropped off her … Continued

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro
3rd Dec 2016

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro

NEW YORK (AA): The city’s police is investigating a bias crime after three men attempted to remove the headscarf of a Muslim teen at a subway station, authorities told Anadolu Agency on Friday. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. … Continued

29th Nov 2016

US: Mosques receive hate letters in California, Georgia

NEW YORK (AA): Three mosques in California and one in Georgia received hate letters that threaten genocide against Muslims and tell them to leave the U.S., the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said. The letters signed as “Americans for a … Continued

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque
19th Nov 2016

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with hate words, Canadian media reported Friday. It is the fifth incident of racist graffiti in the past week. Police … Continued

Canada: Muslim-only housing plan runs into opposition in Montreal
17th Nov 2016

Canada: Muslim-only housing plan runs into opposition in Montreal

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA):  A proposal to build homes for about 100 Muslim families in Montreal has run into fierce opposition but the man behind the project said Wednesday he will push ahead with the plan. Nabil … Continued

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot
16th Nov 2016

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The first Muslim to potentially head a major American political party will have to wait to find out if he will lead Democrats after the group said Tuesday internal elections were moved to Nov. … 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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