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

Norway: Islamophobic group insults Muslims, harms Qur’an
17th Jun 2019

Norway: Islamophobic group insults Muslims, harms Qur’an

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic group in Norway insulted Muslims, said all Qurans must be destroyed and threw a copy of the Muslim holy book the Qur’an in an event near the capital Oslo on Saturday, according … Continued

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days
12th Jun 2019

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Three mosques in Germany have suffered assaults over the past two days, a local Turkish Muslim community leader said on Tuesday. At the Eyup Sultan Mosque in Kamen, North Rhine-Westphalia, a right-wing group … Continued

Bosnia unearths 12 bodies of Muslims from mass grave
9th Jun 2019

Bosnia unearths 12 bodies of Muslims from mass grave

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Institute for Missing Persons discovered bodies of twelve war victims in a new mass grave on Friday. The authorities on Wednesday had discovered a new mass grave at Igman Mountain near the capital Sarajevo. … Continued

Danish far-right members burn Qur’an during iftar in city’s square
3rd Jun 2019

Danish far-right members burn Qur’an during iftar in city’s square

By Davut Colak COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AA): Activists of a far-right group burned a copy of the Qur’an and unfurled a banner saying “Europe is ours” in the Danish capital to protest against the iftar (fast-breaking) gathering of Muslims on Saturday. … Continued

Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’
2nd Jun 2019

Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’

By Zehra Nur Duz (AA): A recent attack on a Muslim cemetery in Greece shows the rise of Islamophobia and racism both there and throughout the continent, according to an expert on the region. A Muslim cemetery in the city … Continued

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an
27th May 2019

Finland: Far-right Finnish politician rips up Qur’an

[Map of Finland. Wikimedia for free use for any purpose] Atilla Altuntas STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): With European polls taking place in Finland Sunday, the leader of an extreme far-right party tried to stoke the Islamophobic vote by publicly ripping up … Continued

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire
26th May 2019

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire

Ayhan Şimşek BERLIN (AA)  Turkish-Muslim association IGMG has called for complete and thorough investigation into suspected arson attack on Saturday at a mosque in North Rhine-Westphalia,the western German city of Hagen. There were no casualties. Omer Oral, the head of … Continued

Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil
17th May 2019

Threats of trade war between Malaysia and EU on palm oil

Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok, is leading a mission to London, Brussels, Berlin and Rome to prevent new European Union (EU) regulations on banning the use of palm olive in biofuels. … Continued

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips
17th May 2019

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … Continued

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban
16th May 2019

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA, Austria: An independent member of Austria’s parliament wore a headscarf during her general assembly speech Wednesday to protest the banning of the religious head covering in primary schools as Austrian MPs approved a law aimed at banning … Continued

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment
15th May 2019

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): The mayor of Austria’s capital city of Vienna condemned racism and discrimination in the country Tuesday, calling these types of agitation against Muslims worrying. Michael Ludwig said during an iftar or fast-breaking meal in … Continued

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims
19th Apr 2019

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA) – Half of the hate crimes on the internet were committed against Muslims in Sweden in 2017-2018, according to the head of online hate speech monitoring group.   Manager at Online Hate Speech Monitor … Continued

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin
16th Apr 2019

Germany: Muslim woman wearing headscarf attacked in Berlin

BERLIN (AA) – A suspected far-right extremist verbally and physically assaulted a Muslim woman at a Berlin metro station, police said on Monday. The incident was the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in the German capital in recent … Continued

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians
11th Apr 2019

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians

By Adis Karaca   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): A historical mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina was vandalized with with spray-painted symbols of Nazis and extreme Serb Christians late Tuesday. The Arnaudija Mosque was come under racist attack when the assailants spray-painted … Continued

Spain: Islamophobia is on rise
19th Mar 2019

Spain: Islamophobia is on rise

By Senhan Bolelli MADRID (AA) – There is an increase in religious discrimination and hate crimes in Spain, mostly against Muslims according to a report issued by the country’s Interior Ministry. “We have observed an increase, even though not at … Continued

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque
17th Mar 2019

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right … Continued

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized with Islamophobic banners
4th Mar 2019

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized with Islamophobic banners

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): A mosque in the Netherlands was attacked allegedly by members of the Islamophobic German group Pegida, who defaced the building with Islamophobic banners, according to a mosque official on Sunday. At the entrance … 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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