Germany: 3 seriously injured in axe attack on train
19th Jul 2016

Germany: 3 seriously injured in axe attack on train

BERLIN (AA): Four people were injured, three seriously, after a man with an axe attacked passengers Monday on a train in southern Germany, according to authorities. The incident occured at around 9:15 p.m. local time (1915 UTC) on a regional … Continued

France: 84 dead as truck ploughs into crowd in Nice
15th Jul 2016

France: 84 dead as truck ploughs into crowd in Nice

PARIS (AA):  At least 84 victims, including children, were killed and 20 others wounded after a truck, loaded with heavy weapons, ran over crowds in the southern French city of Nice during Bastille Day celebrations Thursday, according to French authorities. … Continued

Italy: 27 killed in train collision in southern Italy
13th Jul 2016

Italy: 27 killed in train collision in southern Italy

By Baris Seckin   ROME, (AA): At least 27 people have been killed Monday in a collision between two commuter trains in the Puglia region, in southern Italy, the country’s main news agency reported. The crash took place between the … Continued

Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration
12th Jul 2016

Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration

By Ali Hakan Der   ROME (AA): The Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean on Monday issued a joint anti-terror declaration following an initiative by Turkey. At a bureau meeting held in the Italian Senate, representatives from Egypt, … Continued

Bosnia-Serbia tensions rise ahead of Srebrenica event
7th Jul 2016

Bosnia-Serbia tensions rise ahead of Srebrenica event

By Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA):  A fresh dispute between Serbia and Bosnia has broken out ahead of the anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide on July 11. At the urging of NGOs, a group of 11 Serbian lawmakers … Continued

UK: Tens of thousands pro-Remain rally in London
3rd Jul 2016

UK: Tens of thousands pro-Remain rally in London

LONDON (AA) – Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protestors took to the streets of London on Saturday for a “March for Europe” rally against the UK’s referendum decision to leave the EU. Demonstrators holding signs reading “We all need the … Continued

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied
29th Jun 2016

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Two Muslim schoolgirls have been denied Swiss citizenship after they refused to participate in mixed swimming lessons for religious reasons, local media reported Tuesday. The girls, aged 12 and 14, were denied citizenship for … Continued

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands
24th Jun 2016

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands

By Yasin Yagci   AMSTERDAM (AA) – A group of vandals attacked a Turkish mosque in southern Netherlands, local television channel RTV Rijnmond reported. The station said at least 15 people attacked the mosque with iron bars and shattered the … Continued

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit
24th Jun 2016

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): European leaders moved quickly on Friday to alleviate fears over the U.K. voting to leave the EU. “The EU is strong enough to find the right answers,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a … Continued

France: French commander, wife killed in Daesh-claimed attack
15th Jun 2016

France: French commander, wife killed in Daesh-claimed attack

PARIS / WASHINGTON (AA) – A French police commander and his wife were killed Monday in an apparent attack claimed by Daesh. The officer, who was named in French media as Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, worked as an assistant chief in … Continued

Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern
31st May 2016

Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern

BERLIN (AA) – An influential Muslim organization in Germany has raised concern regarding an alleged growing number of conversions to Christianity among refugees who hope to receive asylum status. The growing number of conversions among refugees made headlines in German … Continued

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean
28th May 2016

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean

ROME (AA) – Italian sources say 45 bodies have been recovered by the country’s navy from the site of an accident in the Sicilian Strait of the Mediterranean Sea. According to Italian news agency ANSA, the navy recovered the bodies … Continued

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world
26th May 2016

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world

Boris Johnson   This referendum debate in many ways boils down to a very British feeling – that of fairness. I think it’s fair that we should know who the politicians are that make our laws, I think it’s fair … Continued

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum
26th May 2016

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum

Next month the British public will go to the polls to make one of the biggest decisions in our lifetimes, they will decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union (EU). Answering keys questions posed by … Continued

France: Islamophobia & Islamophobic attacks on the rise
17th May 2016

France: Islamophobia & Islamophobic attacks on the rise

PARIS (AA): Islamophobic attacks in France are on the rise, French Council of Muslim Faith President Anouar Kbibeche said Monday. In remarks made during the 33rd French Council of the Muslim Faith conference in the French city of Le Bourget … Continued

Turkey: No common terrorism definition in EU countries
13th May 2016

Turkey: No common terrorism definition in EU countries

ANKARA (AA) – Contrary to what some might expect, European Union countries do not have a common definition of “terrorism” and “terrorist acts,” according to a new Justice Ministry report, Anadolu Agency has learned. The report researched regulations and punishment … Continued

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program
2nd May 2016

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program

BERLIN (AA & DW.de): Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) adopted a controversial party program Sunday that called for banning Islamic symbols and restricting religious practices of Muslims. The majority of AfD’s some 2,000 delegates backed the program in a … Continued

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians
24th Apr 2016

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians

PARIS (AA) – Smear campaigns targeting Muslim politicians across Europe, which have seen many forced to quit, highlight an attitude of intolerance toward Muslims. With the rise of racism on the continent, Muslim politicians are being attacked in countries such … Continued

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit
24th Apr 2016

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit

LONDON (AA) – Thousands of protesters marched in the German city of Hannover against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a free trade deal being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. The rally that attracted 90,000 … Continued

Germany: Ex-president slams anti-Islam sentiment
22nd Apr 2016

Germany: Ex-president slams anti-Islam sentiment

BERLIN (AA) – Former German President Christian Wulff spoke against growing anti-Islam sentiment in the country and stressed that Islam belonged to Germany, contrary to what far-right parties claim. “When 3 million Muslims live in our country, they belong together … 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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