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European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue
19th Sep 2018

European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday convicted Belgian authorities for violating the EU Convention on Human Rights by excluding a Muslim woman from a courtroom for refusing to remove her headscarf. In … Continued

Germany:  Bavarian elections & Islamophobia in political campaigning
16th Sep 2018

Germany: Bavarian elections & Islamophobia in political campaigning

By Farid Hafez   SALZBURG: On Oct. 14 this year, the Free State of Bavaria, the largest German state by land area, will hold elections.One of the parties, which will contest the elections in the majority Catholic state, is the … Continued

Austria mulls to expand headscarf ban in schools
11th Sep 2018

Austria mulls to expand headscarf ban in schools

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Expanding the range of headscarf bans for students and teachers in secondary school should be discussed throughout the country, especially in parliament, Austria’s Education Minister said on Monday. Speaking at Austrian state television ORF … Continued

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium
10th Sep 2018

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

By Serife Cetin and Yusuf Hatip   BRUSSELS (AA): Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed on Saturday. The Belgian Association for the Prevention of Islamophobia (CCIB) … Continued

Germany: Rival protests held over killing of German citizen
2nd Sep 2018

Germany: Rival protests held over killing of German citizen

BERLIN (AA) – Far-right and anti-fascist groups clashed in eastern German city of Chemnitz Saturday over alleged killing of a man by migrants. More than 4,500 far-right protestors attended the anti-immigration rally organized by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party … Continued

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance
23rd Aug 2018

Germany calls for end to US dominance in global finance

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday proposed measures against U.S. dominance in global finance amid a growing row between Washington and Berlin over the Iran nuclear deal. In an article he wrote for daily … Continued

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case
17th Aug 2018

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

  By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled late Wednesday. Farah Alhajeh’s job … Continued

Belgium: Girl denied internship due to headscarf
12th Aug 2018

Belgium: Girl denied internship due to headscarf

By Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): Betul Baslik, a Turkish-origin social services and pedagogy graduate, has been denied an internship by a Belgian retirement home due to her headscarf. Born and raised in Belgium, Baslik told Anadolu Agency that she … Continued

Denmark: Thousands march against veil ban
2nd Aug 2018

Denmark: Thousands march against veil ban

By Davut Colak   COPENHAGEN (AA): Thousands of people marched against a controversial ban in Denmark on the wearing of face veils in public that came into force Wednesday. Demonstrations were held in the capital city of Copenhagen and second … Continued

UK: Brexit: May defeats rebel Customs Union amendment
18th Jul 2018

UK: Brexit: May defeats rebel Customs Union amendment

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off a rebellion in the lower house of parliament Tuesday after narrowly defeating a Customs Union amendment by rebel Tory MPs that could have kept the UK in … Continued

Germany: Video shows Islamophobic shooting at Muslim woman
18th Jul 2018

Germany: Video shows Islamophobic shooting at Muslim woman

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): An assailant entered a cafe and fired six shots at a Muslim female employee in southern Germany, in a suspected Islamophobic attack. A dramatic video footage released on Tuesday captured the moment when the … Continued

Germany: Muslim patients targeted in Islamophobic knife attack
7th Jul 2018

Germany: Muslim patients targeted in Islamophobic knife attack

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A man threatened Muslim patients with a kitchen knife and injured one person after a standoff at a small clinic in northwestern Germany, local media reported on Friday. The man, said to be in … Continued

Belgium: Prosecutors probe violent Islamophobic attack on Muslim teen girl
5th Jul 2018

Belgium: Prosecutors probe violent Islamophobic attack on Muslim teen girl

By Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): Belgian prosecutors will decide on Wednesday evening if Monday’s attack against a young Muslim girl was carried out due to Islamophobia or not. On Monday night, two assailants attacked a 19-year-old Muslim teen in … Continued

France: 10 charged over anti-Muslim terror plot
29th Jun 2018

France: 10 charged over anti-Muslim terror plot

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French prosecutors have charged 10 far-right extremists with criminal terrorist conspiracy over a terrorist plot to attack Muslims, who they called “enemy within” French media reported on Thursday. Among the nine men and one … Continued

UK: Tens of thousands march for Brexit deal referendum
24th Jun 2018

UK: Tens of thousands march for Brexit deal referendum

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): Tens of thousands people took to the streets of London on Saturday afternoon demanding a referendum on the final deal between London and Brussels over the U.K. leaving the EU. The protest included MPs … Continued

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000
23rd Jun 2018

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 960 migrants and refugees have lost their lives at Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of 2018, the UN migration agency said on Friday. “Mediterranean arrivals at this point in 2018 are … Continued

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden
13th Jun 2018

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA):- Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report. The Uppsala University report by Mattias Gardell said 38 mosques or … Continued

Turkey: 9 migrants die, 6 rescued in Mediterranean; 48 die near Tunisian coast
4th Jun 2018

Turkey: 9 migrants die, 6 rescued in Mediterranean; 48 die near Tunisian coast

By Leyla Ataman   ANTALYA, Turkey (AA): Nine migrants died, including 6 children, and six others were rescued after a speedboat sank in the Turkish Mediterranean, the Turkish Coast Guard said early Sunday. The ministry said 68 people were rescued … Continued

Switzerland: Swiss Upper House rejects foreign fund ban on mosques
1st Jun 2018

Switzerland: Swiss Upper House rejects foreign fund ban on mosques

By Bayram Altug GENEVA (AA & The Local): The Upper House of Switzerland on Tuesday rejected a bill prohibiting foreign funding to mosques affiliated with the Swiss Turkish Religious Foundation. The motion had been put forward by Lorenzo Quadri, a … Continued

Germany: Far-right party holds anti-Islam rally in Berlin
28th May 2018

Germany: Far-right party holds anti-Islam rally in Berlin

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): An anti-Islam anti-immigration rally was held by 5,000 far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in country’s capital Berlin on Sunday. Speaking to media before the beginning of the rally, AfD board member Beatrix von … 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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