Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10
24th Apr 2018

Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A van traveling at a high rate of speed left the road Monday and mounted a sidewalk in Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 15. It appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police … Continued

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online
17th Apr 2018

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty
29th Mar 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty

  By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of … Continued

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques
27th Mar 2018

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada, (AA): Various faith leaders and politicians gathered in the Toronto area Monday to condemn the actions of a woman who allegedly ripped pages from a Qur’an and put them on worshippers vehicle windshields. She also … Continued

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag
20th Mar 2018

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

Kansas, US ( AP & KansasCity.com): A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. This happened after his celebration of Malaysian independence was reported to … Continued

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque
17th Mar 2018

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Two women known for anti-Muslim rants at Phoenix-area political events, were arrested Thursday for breaking into an Arizona Islamic center and making anti-Islamic/Islamohobic remarks, police said. Tahnee Gonzales, 32, and Elizabeth Dauenhauer, 51, were … Continued

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers
6th Mar 2018

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Prominent Muslim-American faith leaders on Monday were arrested at the U.S. Capitol while urging Congress to stand against President Donald Trump’s effort to end a program that protects certain young immigrants. Led by prominent … Continued

US: 17 dead in Florida school shooting
15th Feb 2018

US: 17 dead in Florida school shooting

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least 17 people were killed Wednesday when a lone gunman opened fire in a Florida high school, according to police. The victims are a mix of students and adults, officials said. Twelve victims … Continued

US federal judge blocks anti-Israel state law
31st Jan 2018

US federal judge blocks anti-Israel state law

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Kansas on Tuesday temporarily blocked that state’s law requiring contractors to certify they do not support boycotts of Israel. District Judge Daniel Crabtree agreed to issue the preliminary injunction until … Continued

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders
27th Jan 2018

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Four days of events began Friday in various cities in Canada to mark the first anniversary of the tragic shootings at a Quebec City mosque. The Jan. 29, 2017 shootings during evening prayers … Continued

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries
23rd Jan 2018

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. reportedly began to implement tougher cargo screening measures for inbound flights from five Muslim-majority flights Monday amid terrorism concerns. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the … Continued

Canada: Toronto Muslim schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors
14th Jan 2018

Canada: Toronto Muslim schoolgirl attacked, hijab cut with scissors

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Toronto police are hunting for a suspect after an 11-year-old Muslim girl was attacked Friday on her way to school by a male who tried twice to cut off her hijab with scissors. … Continued

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

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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