US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity
11th Jun 2016

US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AA): Thousands of fans paid a final tribute to Muhammad Ali in an interfaith memorial service Friday as the boxing legend’s legacy inspired eulogists to explore the human condition and the American cultural experience through his larger-than-life persona. … Continued

US: World bids farewell to Muhammad Ali in grand sendoff
10th Jun 2016

US: World bids farewell to Muhammad Ali in grand sendoff

By Canberk Yuksel   LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AA): Thousands of mourners from around the world on Thursday converged on Kentucky to perform the janazah funeral prayer for the soul of the “people’s champ”, Muhammad Ali. The service attracted throngs to the … Continued

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan
6th Jun 2016

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AA):  President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the start of Ramadan by emphasizing that the U.S. must do more to help Muslims who have fled violence and poverty. “Far too many Muslims may not be able to observe Ramadan … Continued

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump
3rd Jun 2016

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump can help us make it a reality,” Ryan wrote in an op-ed piece in the Janesville Gazette, noting … Continued

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim
3rd Jun 2016

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim

NEW YORK (AA) – A woman found fatally shot inside her home in Minnesota was on a “kill list” of the shooter the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), police said Thursday. The female victim was identified by the Los Angeles … Continued

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race
25th May 2016

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – A fringe group of people are not the only ones expressing bigotry toward Islam and its adherents but U.S. officials are also involved in hate mongering, a Muslim congressman said Tuesday. “It is … Continued

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron
23rd May 2016

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on banning Muslims from entering the U.S. were “very dangerous”. Speaking on the British ITV channel, Cameron added that despite his “wrong … Continued

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings
17th May 2016

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The Treasury Department on Monday released Saudi Arabia’s holdings of U.S. debt, for the first time in four decades. The Kingdom’s holdings stood at $116.8 billion as of March, according to data the agency … Continued

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid
4th May 2016

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday, all but assuring him the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. “It is a … Continued

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire
4th May 2016

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A raging wildfire forced the evacuation of 80,000 people, entire population of Fort McMurray, Alberta Province Premier Rachel Notley said Tuesday. Those fleeing the blaze have caused gridlock on the two highways … Continued

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian
28th Apr 2016

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Canadian Muslims have a deep-rooted love for Canada, even though many have been the victims of discrimination, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday. The Environics Institute survey of 600 … Continued

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant
22nd Apr 2016

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant

By Nancy Caouette   MEXICO CITY (AA): At least 24 victims were killed and 136 injured, 13 seriously, 18 unaccounted for, after an explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant, authorities said Thursday. “We went through the affected area. Unfortunately, so … Continued

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill
19th Apr 2016

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill

By Michael Hernandez and Esra Kaymak-Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. President Barack Obama would likely veto a bill that would allow Americans to sue foreign governments in U.S. courts for their involvement in terror attacks, the White House said … Continued

Ecuador: Death toll rises to 246 in earthquake
18th Apr 2016

Ecuador: Death toll rises to 246 in earthquake

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO. Dom. Rep. (AA): The death toll continues to rise following a powerful earthquake that struck Ecuador. At least 246 victims were confirmed dead, authorities said late Sunday. The number of wounded climbed to 2,500, … Continued

Ecuador: Strong 7.8-magnitude quake kills 77
17th Apr 2016

Ecuador: Strong 7.8-magnitude quake kills 77

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 77 people have been killed in a strong 7.8-magnitude earthquake off Ecuador’s northern coastal town of Muisne, Ecuadorian vice president and the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. The quake struck at 6.58 p.m. local time (2358 … Continued

US military college weighing hijab exemption
16th Apr 2016

US military college weighing hijab exemption

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A leading U.S. military college is weighing the possibility of allowing a recently admitted student to wear an Islamic head covering. Col. Brett Ashworth, vice president of communications and marketing for the Citadel, said … Continued

US: Turkish President Erdogan slams anti-Muslim rhetoric in US
3rd Apr 2016

US: Turkish President Erdogan slams anti-Muslim rhetoric in US

WASHINGTON D.C. (AA): A Turkish-funded religious center in the U.S. will play a crucial role in dealing with intolerance and prejudice against Muslims, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. Erdogan’s comments came at an opening ceremony for the Diyanet … Continued

Shots fired at US Capitol
29th Mar 2016

Shots fired at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AA) – One man has been taken into custody after allegedly opening fire at the Capitol on Monday. On Oct. 22, 2015, Larry Dawson at a a previous incident at the Capitol yelled “I’m a prophet of God” from … Continued

US: Cruz’s Muslim neighborhood proposal met with dismissal
24th Mar 2016

US: Cruz’s Muslim neighborhood proposal met with dismissal

[Photo on Twitter one of many by Muslims and non Muslims making fun of Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz saying he would secure Muslim neighbourhood to prevent radicalisation. “Suehaila Amen ‏@SuehailaAmen Mar 22 . In #MyMuslimNeighborhood we have a hard … Continued

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks
23rd Mar 2016

Anti-Muslim rhetoric from Cruz, Trump after Brussels attacks

[Photo: US Ted Cruz Republican presidential candidatea. Photographer: Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons]   By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – Muslim refugees should be barred from U.S. entry and the country’s law enforcement should be authorized to infiltrate their neighborhoods to … 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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