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US: Thousands protest Trump in Washington
16th Nov 2016

US: Thousands protest Trump in Washington

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Thousands of demonstrators, mainly area students, flooded streets of the nation’s capital Tuesday to protest the country’s president-elect. High school students staged the walkout in protest of Donald Trump and marched on Pennsylvania Avenue … Continued

US hate crimes targeting Muslims up 70 percent
15th Nov 2016

US hate crimes targeting Muslims up 70 percent

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Hate crimes targeting Muslims in the U.S. rose 67 percent last year, the FBI said in an annual report released Monday. The uptick is part of an overall 7 percent hike in hate crimes … Continued

US: Trump outlines US health care plan to replace Obamacare
11th Nov 2016

US: Trump outlines US health care plan to replace Obamacare

By Ovunc Kutlu and Gulbin Yildirim   NEW YORK (AA): President-elect Donald Trump is adamant about repealing the country’s health care law and replacing it with a new system, according to a statement on his website late Thursday. “A Trump … Continued

US: Trump wins US election but loses popular votes
10th Nov 2016

US: Trump wins US election but loses popular votes

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Though he received 210,000 less votes than Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump became the president-elect by winning more than 270 electoral delegates, a must to become the president. Americans took to the streets … Continued

US: ‘Power elite’ to influence next US presidential Cabinet
8th Nov 2016

US: ‘Power elite’ to influence next US presidential Cabinet

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO, (AA): WikiLeaks has released 50,000 emails relating to Hillary Clinton which gives insight into the inner workings of her campaign. But one in particular appears to show the influence corporations have on Cabinet appointments. … Continued

US Muslims register to vote in record numbers
3rd Nov 2016

US Muslims register to vote in record numbers

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): The largest U.S. umbrella group of mainstream Muslim American organizations said Wednesday it has achieved its goal to register 1 million Muslims to vote in the upcoming presidential election. “Reports from various cities … Continued

US sentences mosque arsonist to 5 years
19th Oct 2016

US sentences mosque arsonist to 5 years

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Tuesday sentenced a 32-year-old Missouri man to five years in prison for setting an area mosque ablaze, and attempting to do the same to a nearby women’s reproductive health clinic. Jedediah … Continued

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque
15th Oct 2016

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque

NEW YORK (AA): Three members of an anti-Muslim militia on Friday faced charges of conspiring to detonate explosives at an apartment complex where members of a local Somali community reside in the state of Kansas. “These charges are based on … Continued

US: Anger greets US Navy’s Ottoman tweet
14th Oct 2016

US: Anger greets US Navy’s Ottoman tweet

WASHINGTON (AA) – There has been upset after the U.S. Navy tweeted an historical image depicting American sailors killing troops under the Ottoman flag. The navy tweeted the celebratory message to mark its 241st anniversary Thursday. A caption on the … Continued

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims
6th Oct 2016

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims

WASHINGTON (AA): Muslim refugees constitute nearly half of all refugees admitted to the U.S. in 2016, a new study revealed Wednesday. “A total of 38,901 Muslim refugees entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, making up almost half (46%) of … Continued

Somalia demands explanation from US for airstrike killing 22
1st Oct 2016

Somalia demands explanation from US for airstrike killing 22

By Mohamed Adam   MOGADISHU, (AA): The Somali government on Friday demanded an explanation from the United States on an airstrike, which Somalia said had killed 22 people. The attack allegedly struck the Galmudug administration army facility in the village … Continued

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia
29th Sep 2016

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of overriding President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the victims of terror attacks to sue foreign governments. The measure received support well beyond … Continued

US: New York bombing suspect arrested after shootout
20th Sep 2016

US: New York bombing suspect arrested after shootout

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspected bomber of a New York City neighborhood has been taken into custody following a shootout with police, authorities confirmed Monday. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a natural American citizen from Afghanistan, now faces … Continued

US: Authorities investigating NYC blast as act of terror
19th Sep 2016

US: Authorities investigating NYC blast as act of terror

NEW YORK (AA): A bomb explosion that injured 29 people in New York City is being investigated as an act of terrorism, authorities said Sunday. Senior counter-terrorism officials reportedly told a news conference call the investigation is proceeding under the … Continued

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually
14th Sep 2016

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. and Israel have concluded an agreement to increase Washington’s military aid to Tel Aviv, the State Department announced Tuesday. The new Memorandum of Understanding “constitutes the single largest pledge of bilateral military … Continued

US: Florida mosque set ablaze on 9/11 anniversary
13th Sep 2016

US: Florida mosque set ablaze on 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK (AA): A Florida place of worship frequented by the alleged perpetrator of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history was set ablaze on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, officials said Monday. Major David Thompson from St. Lucie … Continued

US: Obama nominates first Muslim for federal judge post
8th Sep 2016

US: Obama nominates first Muslim for federal judge post

NEW YORK (AA): President Barack Obama has appointed the country’s first Muslim-American federal judge. Abid Riaz Qureshi was nominated late Tuesday to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. “I am confident he will serve the … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … Continued

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. State Department announced Tuesday it has received a formal request from Ankara for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, sought in Turkey on charges of leading a bloody coup attempt last month. “We … Continued

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis
19th Aug 2016

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis

NEW YORK (AA): Police are investigating as a hate crime notes urging violence against Muslims discovered Wednesday at an apartment complex in the state of Maine. An Iraqi man went to Westbrook police late Wednesday after finding a piece 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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