France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one
9th Mar 2020

France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one

PARIS (Agencies): A man opened fire in a mosque in northeastern Paris on Sunday night, seriously wounding one person. The mosque is located on Rue de Tanger in the city’s 19th administrative district, he headquarters of ACIMA (Adda’wa Islamic Cultural … Continued

Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings
20th Feb 2020

Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): Death toll in the western German town of Hanau from an armed attack on two shisha cafes rose to 9, including Turkish citizens after a person succumbed to injuries at the hospital. Four people … Continued

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested
18th Feb 2020

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested

BERLIN (AA):   A far-right terror cell planned attacks on six mosques across Germany but was dismantled by the police last week following a tip from an informant, local media reported on Monday. The group’s leading figure Werner S. made concrete … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year
28th Jan 2020

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA):  Islamophobic attacks in France rose by 54% in 2019, the president of the National Observatory of Islamophobia said Monday. In a written statement, Abdallah Zekri said there were 100 attacks against Muslims in France … Continued

UK: Both Houses of Parliament pass EU Withdrawal Bill
23rd Jan 2020

UK: Both Houses of Parliament pass EU Withdrawal Bill

  By Ahmet Gürhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) that pave the way of Britain’s exit from the EU on Jan. 31 has been passed by the House of Lords, Wednesday evening. This historical decision was … Continued

Austria: New government, same old Islamophobia
14th Jan 2020

Austria: New government, same old Islamophobia

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA, Austria (AA): As the year is still new, the new government program in Austria is drawing fire for its anti-Muslim, xenophobic slant. The program announced on Jan. 1 by the coalition of the center-right Austrian … Continued

Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online
15th Dec 2019

Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) Far right groups in Sweden are spewing hatred online by asking people to set mosques on fire and slaughter Muslims, according to a report by Expo magazine. The magazine managed to document the correspondence of … Continued

Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial
11th Dec 2019

Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial

By Talha Ozturk BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) Srebrenica genocide was awarded, said Bosnian Croat President Zeljko Komsic on Tuesday referring to the decision to award this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature to Peter Handke, an Austrian author who denies the genocide. … Continued

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany
9th Dec 2019

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany

By Erbil Basay   BERLIN (AA): An 11-year-old Muslim girl wearing a headscarf was injured in a suspected Islamophobic attack by two far-right extremists in the eastern state of Saxony, Germany on Sunday, according to local reports. The suspected attackers, … Continued

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister
4th Dec 2019

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister

By Oliver Towfigh Nia   BERLIN (AA): Germany’s integration minister on Tuesday expressed concern over Islamophobia, warning that it poses a “real danger” to social cohesion. Presenting the annual government report on the state of integration in the capital Berlin, … Continued

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque
25th Nov 2019

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque

BERLIN (AA): Suspected far-right extremists emailed a bomb threat to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Monday. Mosque officials told Anadolu Agency that they immediately informed the police after receiving an e-mail from the far-right terrorist group Combat 18, which claimed … Continued

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia
8th Nov 2019

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia

By Oliver Towfigh Nia BERLIN (AA): Germany marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but growing xenophobia and Islamophobia in especially formerly communist East Germany is seriously threatening the country’s national security. Three decades … Continued

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once
7th Nov 2019

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A poll said on Wednesday that 42% of Muslims in France were harassed at least once in their lives. The survey published by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) said most racial harassment occurred … Continued

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat
1st Nov 2019

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat

COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Police have given the all clear on Thursday at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne, after it was evacuated due to a telephone bomb threat. Following a thorough search at Cologne Central Mosque complex … Continued

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque
29th Oct 2019

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   (AA) :An 84-year-old man has been arrested after he shot and wounded two people at a mosque in the southern French city of Bayonne on Monday, local media reported. Former soldier and candidate for France’s … Continued

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque
11th Oct 2019

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque

By Ayhan Şimşek   BERLIN (AA): A neo-Nazi who killed two people in eastern Germany Wednesday originally planned to storm a mosque, according to a manifesto apparently written by him and posted online. Stephan Balliet, 27, tried to enter a synagogue … Continued

UK: Weeks to Oct 31, Johnson’s Brexit plans unraveling
6th Oct 2019

UK: Weeks to Oct 31, Johnson’s Brexit plans unraveling

By Asif Hussain   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for Brexit appear to be unravelling, as negotiations with the EU on a new deal falter, while court papers reveal he will seek an extension for a deal beyond … Continued

EU court rules to demolish illegal church in Bosnian Muslim woman’s garden
2nd Oct 2019

EU court rules to demolish illegal church in Bosnian Muslim woman’s garden

By Talha Ozturk and Vesna Besic   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ruled to demolish an unauthorized church built by Serbs at the garden of a Muslim Bosnian woman. Fata Orlovic, 77-year-old Bosnian grandmother, … Continued

Islamophobic attacks on rise in Europe in 2018
1st Oct 2019

Islamophobic attacks on rise in Europe in 2018

By Gozde Bayar   ANKARA (AA): Islamophobic incidents rose across Europe due to the increase in far-right movements’ influence, according to a report by an Ankara-based think tank. “European Islamophobia Report 2018,” released recently by the Foundation for Political, Economic … Continued

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event
29th Sep 2019

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An event meant to raise awareness of Islamophobia in Germany on Saturday was the scene of a violent attack, according to the head of the event organizer. At the Support Diversity event in … 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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