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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

Belgium students mock Islam dressed as suicide bombers
2nd Mar 2019

Belgium students mock Islam dressed as suicide bombers

By Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A group of high school students here mocked Islam when they wore headscarves and suicide belts while imitating the movement of Islamic prayer. Senior students traditionally celebrate graduation ceremonies 100 days before the end … Continued

Austria: Muslim association in Vienna provides food to homeless
18th Feb 2019

Austria: Muslim association in Vienna provides food to homeless

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A Muslim association in the Austrian capital Vienna is distributing hot meals to homeless and needy people, the association told Anadolu Agency on Sunday. Deputy head of RAHMA Austria association Omer Batur said since … Continued

Austrian court axes decision to shut down mosques
16th Feb 2019

Austrian court axes decision to shut down mosques

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A court in Austria annulled a government plan to shut down six mosques belonging to the Arab community, a Muslim body said late on Thursday. In a statement, Umit Vural, head of the Islamic … Continued

Austria: Muslim leader slams change to report cards
3rd Feb 2019

Austria: Muslim leader slams change to report cards

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA):- A Muslim leader in Austria expressed shock Friday over a change in the title of elective courses on Islam in school report cards to “IGGO”, the abbreviation for the Islamic Religious Community of Austria. … Continued

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January
2nd Feb 2019

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January

By Busra Nur Bilgic   ANKARA (AA); Some 5,989 irregular migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea while 208 of others perished in the first four weeks of the new year, the UN migration agency said on Friday. In … Continued

Austrian politics sees significant rise in Islamophobia
23rd Jan 2019

Austrian politics sees significant rise in Islamophobia

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A study by an NGO revealed that in 2018 senior politicians in Austria participated in 20 campaigns against Muslims. SOS Mitmensch in a news conference on Tuesday shared with journalists its study on Islamophobic … Continued

Netherlands: Islamophobic Pegida protests outside mosque
18th Jan 2019

Netherlands: Islamophobic Pegida protests outside mosque

By Abdullah Asiran   UTRECHT, The Netherlands (AA): Far-right Islamophobic group Pegida staged an anti-Islam demonstration in front of a mosque in the Netherlands late Wednesday. The demonstration was held outside the Abi Bakr Issidik Mosque, frequented by members of … Continued

Swedish politician charged over Islamophobic FB post
17th Jan 2019

Swedish politician charged over Islamophobic FB post

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A far-right politician in southwest Stockholm has been slapped with 40 days in prison over insult on Islam and Muslims on social media, local media reported on Wednesday. The politician in Sodertalje city from … Continued

UK: May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat
16th Jan 2019

UK: May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement after 432 of them voted against it on Tuesday evening. Opposition Leader, Jeremy Corbyn proposed a motion of no confidence in May’s Government. … Continued

Germany: Mosque in Duisburg vandalised with racist slurs
31st Dec 2018

Germany: Mosque in Duisburg vandalised with racist slurs

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An under-construction mosque in western Germany’s Duisburg city was attacked by unidentified assailants who defaced the building with racist slogans, according to a mosque official on Sunday. The attackers painted star of David … Continued

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques
28th Dec 2018

Germany aims to control foreign donations to mosques

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): Germany wants to regulate foreign donations to the country’s mosques to “prevent the spread of fundamentalist ideologies”, a local daily said Thursday. The federal government has asked Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries to … Continued

UK: Britons favour second Brexit referendum
20th Dec 2018

UK: Britons favour second Brexit referendum

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): British voters now back a second referendum on the final Brexit deal, a new poll has revealed. The poll by the pro-EU movement Best for Britain and data consultancy group Foculdata shows that all regions … Continued

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018
14th Dec 2018

Germany: Police reports 578 Islamophobic crimes in 2018

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): German police recorded 578 hate crimes against Muslims between January and September this year, according to figures released on Thursday. At least 40 Muslims were injured in the attacks which were mostly carried out … Continued

France: Shooting near Christmas market leaves 3 dead, 13 wounded
12th Dec 2018

France: Shooting near Christmas market leaves 3 dead, 13 wounded

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): At least three people were killed and 13 others injured Tuesday when a gunman opened fire in the French city of Strasbourg, according to local authorities. The incident took place close to the historic … Continued

Germany: Alarming rise in Islamophobia against Muslims
8th Nov 2018

Germany: Alarming rise in Islamophobia against Muslims

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA):Prejudice against Muslims, migrants and asylum seekers have significantly increased in Germany, according to a new study by the Leipzig University. Almost 55 percent of Germans claimed they felt like foreigners in their own country … Continued

Austrian policeman accused of making Islamophobic remark
6th Nov 2018

Austrian policeman accused of making Islamophobic remark

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A police officer in Austria is being accused of making an Islamophobic remark towards a group of young Austrian Muslim girls. The officer allegedly made the remark when a 20-member group of young women … Continued

Germany: Turkish restaurant targeted in xenophobic attack
19th Oct 2018

Germany: Turkish restaurant targeted in xenophobic attack

BERLIN (AA): A Turkish restaurant was set on fire in an arson attack early Thursday morning in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. Police spokesman told Anadolu Agency that they suspected a xenophobic motive behind the attack, which caused extensive … 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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