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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

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial
3rd Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man charged with killing six men at a Quebec City mosque will forego a preliminary hearing and go directly to trial, it was decided Monday in a Quebec court. The prosecution filed … Continued

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting
2nd Oct 2017

US: 50 dead in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 others wounded at a country music concert in Las Vegas city late Sunday night in the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history, … Continued

Canada: History made as Sikh heads Canada political party
2nd Oct 2017

Canada: History made as Sikh heads Canada political party

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): For the first time in Canadian history, a non-white was elected, Sunday, to lead one of the country’s three major political parties. Jagmeet Singh is the also the first Sikh to hold the … Continued

Canada: Anti-Muslim group confronted by protesters in Quebec
1st Oct 2017

Canada: Anti-Muslim group confronted by protesters in Quebec

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Anti-immigration and anti-Muslim groups clashed with counter-protesters in Ottawa, Saturday, along the Quebec border where thousands of asylum seekers have crossed into the country since January. On Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, the seat of … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court
10th Sep 2017

Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man, who allegedly gunned down six Muslims during prayers at a Quebec City mosque in January, made a brief appearance in a Canadian court Friday under heavy security. The prosecution divulged additional evidence … Continued

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): In a mass rejection of the hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to the city’s University of Virginia Wednesday night. The campus was enveloped last … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … Continued

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’
14th Aug 2017

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect in a fatal car attack on a group of people protesting a white supremacist rally, may have been involved in domestic terrorism, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor suggested Sunday. “Anytime that … Continued

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march
13th Aug 2017

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): One suspect was charged late Saturday with second-degree murder and other charges after a woman was killed at a counter protest march to a white nationalist rally in the state of Virginia. Authorities identified … Continued

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims
25th Jul 2017

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A Canadian man, who earlier this year offered a $2,500 reward for recordings of Muslim students “spewing hate speech during Friday prayers”, was charged Monday with committing a hate crime. Kevin J. … Continued

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria
20th Jul 2017

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria

WASHINGTON (AA): The Pentagon on Wednesday is upset about a report by Anadolu Agency on U.S. military posts in Syria that used local sources, but the department did not deny its details. “While we cannot independently verify the sources that … Continued

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars
18th Jul 2017

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The number of anti-Muslim hate crimes [Islamophobic attacks] rose 91 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2016, a leading Muslim advocacy group said Monday. The Council … Continued

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord
18th Jul 2017

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Donald Trump administration late Monday re-certified Iran is in compliance with a landmark nuclear accord brokered with international powers, but said Tehran is violating the agreement’s “spirit”. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson formally … Continued

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery
17th Jul 2017

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Residents of a small town in Canada voted Sunday 19-16 against a project that would have created the first Muslim owned and operated cemetery in the Quebec City region. Only 49 voters — … Continued

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city
16th Jul 2017

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Whether the Quebec City region will get its first cemetery owned and operated by Muslims will be decided Sunday by 49 people in a referendum. The land for the cemetery was purchased in … Continued

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’
15th Jul 2017

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Hawaii dealt President Donald Trump another legal setback in his attempt to bar immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, ruling that Trump’s administration unnecessarily limited those who could be allowed into the … Continued

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban
1st Jul 2017

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration’s most recent attempt to curtail Muslim immigration is having a “counterproductive” effect on its stated goal – securing the nation, according to a top official at one of the nation’s largest … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … 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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