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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

US: Police searching for gunman who killed imam, companion
15th Aug 2016

US: Police searching for gunman who killed imam, companion

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Police are searching Sunday for the man who fatally shot an Imam and his companion in the head while they walked home from afternoon prayers in New York. The suspect approached Imam Maulama Akonjee, … Continued

US grilled for inaction over Israeli illegal settlement
4th Aug 2016

US grilled for inaction over Israeli illegal settlement

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): The State Department was grilled by reporters Wednesday for not going beyond condemning and taking proper action against Israel’s illegal settlement activities in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem. A reporter asked the State Department spokesman … Continued

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects
23rd Jul 2016

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. (AA)  Brazil’s Muslim community on Friday voiced support for an open investigation into suspected terrorists who officials say were planning attacks at the upcoming Olympic games. Sheikh Jihad Hassan Hammadeh who heads … Continued

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours
22nd Jul 2016

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama on Thursday encouraged citizens to not discriminate against their fellow Muslim Americans and make them feel as if they are “second-class citizens. “Let’s be clear: Muslim Americans are as … Continued

US on edge after police killings
9th Jul 2016

US on edge after police killings

  NEW YORK (AA) – The U.S. is reeling Friday from a week of violence that started with fatal police-involved shootings of black men and ended in a coordinated attack on police in Dallas that killed five officers. “We are … Continued

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police
7th Jul 2016

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police

NEW YORK (AA) – The governor of Louisiana said Wednesday that he has “very serious concerns” about the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Baton Rouge that has set off civil rights protests in the city. John … 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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