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UK PM May under fire over DUP vote deal
13th Jun 2017

UK PM May under fire over DUP vote deal

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA);  As Brexit negotiations between the U.K. and the EU loom, an imminent voting deal between Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives and 10 lawmakers from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) are casting a shadow … Continued

Exclusive: UK: Muslim MPs prominent in Labour resurgence
9th Jun 2017

Exclusive: UK: Muslim MPs prominent in Labour resurgence

London, (The Muslim News): The number of Muslim MPs elected to Parliament has risen to another record of 15, boosted by the sudden and unexpected resurgence in support for Labour under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. The rise saw an … Continued

UK: No place for Islamophobia in British society, says Prime Minister May in exclusive interview
2nd Jun 2017

UK: No place for Islamophobia in British society, says Prime Minister May in exclusive interview

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Musilm News): Prime Minister, Theresa May, has pledged her commitment to working with the Muslim community and remains adamant that there is “no place” for Islamophobia in British society. In an exclusive interview with … Continued

No elections come much bigger
31st May 2017

No elections come much bigger

Launching her party’s manifesto, Prime Minister, Theresa May, emphasised the crucial importance of getting the next five years right for the country’s prosperity, its place in the world, for living standards and for the opportunities of future generations. “If we … Continued

Exclusive: Muslim candidate numbers fall
31st May 2017

Exclusive: Muslim candidate numbers fall

Hamed Chapman A total of 79 Muslims are standing as Prospective Parliamentary Candidates at the General Election in June 8. They are spread across the country in 66 different constituencies, including at 10 where at least two of the runners … Continued

45 Muslim councillors elected in local elections
31st May 2017

45 Muslim councillors elected in local elections

Nadine Osman An estimated 45 Muslim councillors were elected in England (24), Scotland (9) and Wales (12) in the local elections, constituting 0.9 percent of the 4,851 newly elected councillors, according to data exclusively compiled by The Muslim News. Source: … Continued

EXCLUSIVE: Elected Muslim councillors
31st May 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Elected Muslim councillors

Below is the full list (compiled exclusively by The Muslim News) of newly elected Muslim councillors on May 4. If you know of a Muslim councillor omitted from our list please email info@muslimnews.co.uk

2017 GENERAL ELECTION:  Muslim prospective parliamentary candidate
31st May 2017

2017 GENERAL ELECTION: Muslim prospective parliamentary candidate

Below is the full list (compiled exclusively by The Muslim News) of Muslim prospective parliamentary candidates contesting seats on June 8. If you know of a Muslim candidate omitted from our list please email info@muslimnews.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dems standing behind the Muslim community, says Farron
31st May 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dems standing behind the Muslim community, says Farron

Lib-Dem leader Tim Farron tells Editor of The Muslim News Ahmed J Versi his party is standing behind Muslim communities facing insidious Islamophobia in the UK (Photo: Muslim News) Ahmed J Versi The Liberal Democrats are seeking to become much … Continued

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes
20th May 2017

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes

By Mustafa Melih Ahsali   TEHRAN (AA): Reformist leader Hassan Rouhani on Saturday won a second term as Iran’s president, according to unofficial results. Rouhani grabbed 23,549,616 votes out the total 41,220,131, while his rival Ebrahim Raeisi, a principlist candidate, … Continued

UK: Labour Party launches election campaign
10th May 2017

UK: Labour Party launches election campaign

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.K. opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn used his Labour Party’s general election campaign launch on Tuesday to accuse the ruling Conservatives of “holding the country back”. Corbyn was speaking in Manchester where former Labour … Continued

France: Paris Grand Mosque welcomes Macron’s election
8th May 2017

France: Paris Grand Mosque welcomes Macron’s election

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The Grand Mosque of Paris welcomed on Sunday the victory of centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential election and his win over far-right leader Marine Le Pen. The polls placed Macron first with 63.10 … Continued

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off
25th Apr 2017

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The head of the Grand Mosque of Paris on Monday called on French Muslims to vote for centrist independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the decisive presidential run-off on May 7. Dalil Boubakeur urged the … Continued

UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June
19th Apr 2017

UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. will hold a snap general election on June 8, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday. “It is a recent and reluctant decision,” May said in an urgent statement that followed a … Continued

Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy
20th Jan 2017

Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in Thursday evening as president in a ceremony in Dakar, capital of neighboring Senegal as President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down after losing the elections. West … Continued

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll
6th Dec 2016

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll

By Bahtiyar Abdukerimov   TASHKENT, (AA): Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was elected president of Uzbekistan, the Central Election Commission said Monday. Mirziyoyev, who took over as acting president when long-serving leader, Islam Karimov died in September after 27 years in … Continued

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election
28th Nov 2016

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election

By Mohamed Abdel-Ghaffar and Ahmed al-Masri   KUWAIT CITY (AA): Opposition groups have made a comeback in the Kuwaiti parliament, winning almost half of seats in Saturday’s parliamentary election. According to official results Sunday, the opposition and their allies won … Continued

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot
16th Nov 2016

US Democrats delay vote as Muslim in lead for top spot

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The first Muslim to potentially head a major American political party will have to wait to find out if he will lead Democrats after the group said Tuesday internal elections were moved to Nov. … Continued

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: 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

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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