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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

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off
25th Apr 2017

France’s Muslims urged to vote for Macron in run-off

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): The head of the Grand Mosque of Paris on Monday called on French Muslims to vote for centrist independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the decisive presidential run-off on May 7. Dalil Boubakeur urged the … Continued

Racist letters tell Turkish families to leave Germany
22nd Apr 2017

Racist letters tell Turkish families to leave Germany

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Several Turkish families in northwestern Bruhl town have received anonymous letters this week telling them to leave Germany, according to residents. The letters come at a time when there is a heated public … Continued

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans
21st Apr 2017

Germany mosque spray-painted with anti-Turkish slogans

BERLIN (AA): Unknown assailants vandalized a mosque in Germany’s eastern city of Leipzig on Thursday morning, spray-painting the walls with anti-Turkish slogans. Ismail Ozgan, the head of the Eyup Sultan Mosque Association, told Anadolu Agency that a large sign at … Continued

France: Policeman killed in Paris ‘terrorist’ attack
21st Apr 2017

France: Policeman killed in Paris ‘terrorist’ attack

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): One police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured Thursday when a gunman opened fire at a police patrol on the famous Champs-Elysees boulevard here, according to the Interior Ministry. Daesh has … Continued

Germany: Mosque vandalized with Nazi symbols
20th Apr 2017

Germany: Mosque vandalized with Nazi symbols

BERLIN (AA): A mosque in Germany’s southwestern city of Freiburg has been targeted by vandals on Tuesday night, who spray painted Nazi symbols on the walls of the mosque. Ziya Celik, the head of the “Islamic Centrum Freiburg” mosque association … Continued

German footballers’ bus hit by blasts on way to match
12th Apr 2017

German footballers’ bus hit by blasts on way to match

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Three minor explosions hit the team bus of Borussia Dortmund footballers on Tuesday, police said, hours before a Champions League quarter-final in the northwestern city.The Dortmund police chief has spoken of a ‘targeted attack.’ … Continued

Sweden: 4 killed in ‘terrorist attack’
8th Apr 2017

Sweden: 4 killed in ‘terrorist attack’

By Atilla Altuntas and Ata Ufuk Seker   STOCKHOLM (AA):At least four victims were killed Friday when a stolen truck drove into a large department store in this capital city. Police on Friday detained the man who they said “matched … 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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