Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
19th Aug 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims in Germany rose sharply in the second quarter of this year, reflecting a growing Islamophobia fueled by far-right and populist political parties according to new government figures. However, very few anti-Muslim hate … Continued

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku
19th Aug 2017

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku

By Ilker Girit   Anadolu Agency: Two people were killed and eight others injured Friday in a stabbing attack in in a market square in Turku, a city in southwest Finland. The attack was not considered an act of terrorism, … Continued

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack
18th Aug 2017

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack

By Cansu Dikme Anadolu Agency: At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona Thursday. Hours after the terrorist attack in Barcelona, five suspected terrorists were … Continued

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl
15th Aug 2017

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl

By Murat Unlu   PARIS (AA): A 13-year-old girl was killed and 12 others were injured when a man drove his car into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria east of Paris, officials said late Monday. Speaking to French broadcaster … Continued

Germany: One killed, several injured in knife attack in Hamburg
29th Jul 2017

Germany: One killed, several injured in knife attack in Hamburg

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): One person was killed and six others were injured in a knife attack in northern Hamburg city on Friday, according to police. Hamburg police identified the perpetrator, who was arrested after the incident, as … Continued

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Emotional scenes mark Srebrenica burials in Bosnia
12th Jul 2017

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Emotional scenes mark Srebrenica burials in Bosnia

By Talha Ozturk   SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AA): Thousands of people have gathered at a memorial center and cemetery in Potocari, eastern Bosnia, to mark the 22nd anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. The memorial center — just northwest of Srebrenica … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch court fines school over Eid class photo
11th Jul 2017

Netherlands: Dutch court fines school over Eid class photo

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AA): A Dutch court on Monday ruled that an elementary school in The Hague has to pay compensation to two Muslim schoolgirls who missed a class photo because it was organized on an … Continued

Germany: G20 split on climate
9th Jul 2017

Germany: G20 split on climate

By Ayhan Simsek   HAMBURG, Germany (AA): The world’s 20 largest economies could not reach a consensus Saturday on combatting climate change as U.S. President Donald Trump maintained his opposition to the Paris agreement signed last year. German Chancellor Angela … Continued

Spain: 49 feared dead as migrant ship sinks in Alboran Sea
5th Jul 2017

Spain: 49 feared dead as migrant ship sinks in Alboran Sea

By Senhan Bolelli   MADRID (AA): Three survivors were found after a boat carrying 52 African immigrants sank early Wednesday in the Alboran Sea in the Mediterranean, authorities said. The survivors were sent to a hospital in Almeria suffering from … Continued

France: 8 injured in shooting outside Arrahma mosque
3rd Jul 2017

France: 8 injured in shooting outside Arrahma mosque

By Omer Aydın   AVIGNON, France (AA): Eight people including a seven-year-old girl, were injured in a shooting outside a mosque in southern France, according to media reports. Two men opened fire on a group that was stepping out the … Continued

France joins US to attack Syria on allegation of use of chem weapons
28th Jun 2017

France joins US to attack Syria on allegation of use of chem weapons

By Murat Ulku   PARIS (AA):  The presidents of France and the U.S. agreed Tuesday on a joint response in case of a new chemical attack by the Syrian government, according to a statement.The White House did not specify what … Continued

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
23rd Jun 2017

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her government’s plans Thursday to grant special “settled EU status” to EU citizens living in the U.K. for five years. The new status unveiled during a European … Continued

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels
21st Jun 2017

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

By Ata Ufuk Seker, Hasan Esen, Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A man carrying a belt with explosives was “neutralized” at Brussels Central Station late Tuesday, according to Belgian news agency Belga. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said at … Continued

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire
18th Jun 2017

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire

    By Senhan Bolelli   MADRID (AA): A forest fire on Saturday has claimed 57 lives in Portugal, according to Jorge Gomes, the secretary of state for internal affairs. The fire broke out in the Pedrogao Grande area, a … Continued

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan
9th Jun 2017

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan

By Hasan Esen   REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AA): Short nights closer to the North Pole means that some Muslims in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik are fasting for nearly 22 hours during Ramadan, according to a local imam. The north Atlantic island has … Continued

France: Paris police shoot attacker near Notre-Dame Cathedral
7th Jun 2017

France: Paris police shoot attacker near Notre-Dame Cathedral

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A police officer shot and injured a man who used a hammer to attack police near Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday afternoon, triggering a major security operation, according to authorities. “Situation under control, … Continued

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban
19th May 2017

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban

By Serife Cetin and Hatem Sakly   BRUSSELS (AA): Muslim and Jewish communities in Belgium are to appeal a decision by one of the country’s regions to prohibit the slaughter of un-stunned animals. It would effectively criminalize halal and kosher … Continued

Germany: Soldier arrested in far-right terror plot
10th May 2017

Germany: Soldier arrested in far-right terror plot

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): German police on Tuesday arrested a second soldier in connection with a far-right terror cell within the army suspected of plotting a major terror attack. Maximilian T., 27, was arrested on suspicion of helping … 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

Germany: Muslim headscarved women ‘discriminated’
5th May 2017

Germany: Muslim headscarved women ‘discriminated’

BERLIN (AA): Muslim women who wear headscarves experience various forms of discrimination in Germany, but often do not file complaints, head of Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency (ADS) has said. In a recent interview with Anadolu Agency, Christine Lueders said headscarved women … 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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