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

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France
22nd Sep 2019

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A car rammed into a mosque in the eastern French city of Colmar on late Saturday. The vehicle crashed into the Grand Mosque of Colmar, damaging its gate and doorway, said the prefecture of … Continued

EU’s Juncker underlined UK’s responsibility to come forward with concrete solutions
17th Sep 2019

EU’s Juncker underlined UK’s responsibility to come forward with concrete solutions

Luxembourg (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday had a working lunch in Luxembourg. “The aim of the meeting was to take stock of the ongoing technical talks between the EU and … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax
14th Sep 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A bomb threat emailed to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Friday morning turned out to be a hoax, officials said. Berlin police spokesperson Heidi Voigt told Anadolu Agency that they determined that the bomb … Continued

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party
29th Aug 2019

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic politician was expelled from Left Party in Sweden as the politician’s views on religion contradicted with party policy, said the secretary-general in a press conference on Wednesday. Secretary-General of Left Party Aron … Continued

Belgium: Court rules against headscarf ban
28th Aug 2019

Belgium: Court rules against headscarf ban

By Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A court in Belgium ruled in favor of a schoolgirl and against the headscarf ban in the Flemish Region of the country. The school which the student had filed a case against is affiliated … Continued

Norway: Police launches terror probe on mosque attack
12th Aug 2019

Norway: Police launches terror probe on mosque attack

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Norwegian police on Sunday launched a terror investigation into an armed attack on an Afghan mosque in Baerum city. A 21-year-old gunman on Saturday was arrested after he attacked the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in … Continued

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner
8th Aug 2019

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Muslim community has called on the government to create a new government post to counter growing Islamophobia in the country. Aiman Mazyek, president of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, proposed on Wednesday … Continued

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany
18th Jul 2019

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Unidentified assailants desecrated a mosque in Munster, western Germany late on Tuesday. The assailants tore pages of a copy of Quran at Barbaros Mosque of the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB). … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax
10th Jul 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax

COLOGNE, Germany (AA) : The police have issued an “all clear” after investigating a bomb threat at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne. The bomb threat, apparently sent by a far-right group via e-mail on Tuesday, forced … Continued

Bosnia: Thousands march to honour Srebrenica genocide victims
9th Jul 2019

Bosnia: Thousands march to honour Srebrenica genocide victims

By Vesna Besic and Talha Oztürk   SARAJEVO, Bosnia Herzegovina (AA): Thousands of people from all over the world set off for a three-day peace march in Bosnia and Herzegovina to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica. … Continued

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack
30th Jun 2019

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque inside a hospital in western Sweden was vandalized on Saturday in a racist attack. The attackers at Molndal Hospital in Gothenburg city desecrated the holy Qur’an and spilled soft drinks on the … 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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