UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case
6th Dec 2016

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A Supreme Court hearing on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU began Monday as the government sought to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations. The government is challenging last month’s High … Continued

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque
27th Nov 2016

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque

By Elin Joensson   STOCKHOLM, (AA): Police in Stockholm are investigating a Saturday attack on a mosque in which neo-Nazi and anti-Muslim slogans were daubed near the place of worship. Swastikas and the text “kill Muslims” had been scribbled near … Continued

Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine
18th Nov 2016

Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine

ERZINCAN, Turkey (AA): More than 300 Meskhetian Turks from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine arrived in Turkey’s eastern Erzincan province early Friday. The group also known as Ahiska Turks have fled their homes during the conflict between Ukrainian forces … Continued

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked
7th Nov 2016

Sweden: Mosque, Turkish cultural center attacked

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Unknown attackers pelted stones on a mosque and a linked Turkish cultural center in Stockholm on Sunday, an official at the center told Anadolu Agency. The Rinkeby Mosque and its affiliated Turkish Culture Center … Continued

Italy: Muslims demand Italy recognizes more mosques
22nd Oct 2016

Italy: Muslims demand Italy recognizes more mosques

By Baris Seckin   ROME (AA): Hundreds of Muslims prayed in front of Rome’s Colosseum on Friday in protest at the closure of unofficial mosques. They called on city authorities to protect their religious rights and demanded legal status for … Continued

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean
21st Oct 2016

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean

By Hanife Erdinc   CANAKKALE, Turkey (AA): Thirty foreigners were rescued by the Coast Guard after their motorboat broke down overnight Wednesday in the northern Aegean Sea off Canakkale’s Ayvacik district, a Coast Guard security source said. The source, who … Continued

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide
23rd Sep 2016

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg Thursday rejected an appeal for Dutch commanders to be prosecuted for failing to prevent the deaths of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. Relatives of three victims of … Continued

Spain: Women’s boats leave Spain to protest Gaza blockade
16th Sep 2016

Spain: Women’s boats leave Spain to protest Gaza blockade

By Alyssa McMurtry   MADRID (AA): An international group of female activists has set sail from Barcelona to the Gaza Strip as part of the latest attempt to end the Israeli blockade. Around 20 women from a range of countries … Continued

Spain: Niqabi pregnant Muslim woman assaulted
8th Sep 2016

Spain: Niqabi pregnant Muslim woman assaulted

By Alyssa McMurtyry   MADRID (AA): Spanish police said Wednesday they arrested two individuals on hate-crime charges after an alleged assault on a pregnant woman wearing a niqab. According to the police statement released Wednesday, on Monday night the woman … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques
27th Aug 2016

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques

AMSTERDAM (AA): Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has promised to close all mosques and Islamic schools and ban the Qur’an in an online manifesto. Wilders, whose Freedom Party (PVV) leads the polls ahead of March’s parliamentary election, also called for … Continued

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban
26th Aug 2016

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban

By Ala Abbas   The Muslim News: France’s highest administrative court, The State Council, has overturned the burkini ban on Friday, amidst criticism from human rights groups The French Human Rights League (LDH) appealed to the court the ban put … Continued

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247
25th Aug 2016

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

ROME (AA): The death toll in a deadly earthquake in Italy has risen to 247, the Italian Civil Defense said Thursday. More than 1,000 people have been displaced by the quake, The Italian Civil Protection Unit said in a statement … Continued

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered
20th Aug 2016

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered

By Barıs Seckin   ROME (AA): The Italian Coast Guard said it rescued Thursday over 530 refugees and recovered bodies of five others in the Channel of Sicily. A total of 534 refugees were rescued during 11 different operations ongoing … Continued

France: French Muslims wary over proposed Govt controlled ‘Islamic Foundation’
18th Aug 2016

France: French Muslims wary over proposed Govt controlled ‘Islamic Foundation’

By Onur Usta   PARIS (AA): As France gets closer to its 2017 presidential election, Muslims in the country are concerned about upcoming reforms which some fear could include interventions in Islamic lifestyles. A new state-controlled ‘Foundation for Islamic Works’ … Continued

France: Third town bans ‘burkinis’ from beaches
16th Aug 2016

France: Third town bans ‘burkinis’ from beaches

PARIS (AA): A Corsican village has become the third French town to issue a ban on the full-body swimsuit – known as ‘burkinis’ – worn by some Muslim women. Mayor of Sisco, Pierre-Ange Vivoni, told French television on Monday the … Continued

Germany: German court bans Erdogan video call to anti-coup rally
31st Jul 2016

Germany: German court bans Erdogan video call to anti-coup rally

ANKARA (AA): Germany’s highest court late Saturday upheld a ruling to ban Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing via video call a planned anti-coup rally in Cologne. The decision by the Federal Constitutional Court came after Cologne police prevented … Continued

France: One priest killed, one nun in critical condition in attack on church
26th Jul 2016

France: One priest killed, one nun in critical condition in attack on church

  The Muslim News: Two men armed with knife took 5 people hostages killing one priest in a church Tuesday morning.They attacked the Catholic church in Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray, Normandy, France,during morning service. IN addition to the priest, two nuns, two … Continued

Germany: One killed, 12 injured in bomb explosion
25th Jul 2016

Germany: One killed, 12 injured in bomb explosion

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA) – A Syrian suicide bomber killed one and wounded 12 people, three seriously, at a music festival in southern Germany, officials said Monday. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told reporters the suspect, a 27-year … Continued

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit
21st Jul 2016

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit

BERLIN (AA): The U.K. wants an orderly exit from the European Union and would not trigger the process before end of this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday in Berlin. Addressing a joint press conference with German Chancellor … Continued

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president
20th Jul 2016

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president

By Kasim Ileri   Cleveland, OHIO (AA): Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee on Tuesday after a roll call vote on the second day of convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The billionaire reached the threshold of 1,237 delegates … 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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