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Netherlands: Mosque vandalized in The Hague
4th Feb 2018

Netherlands: Mosque vandalized in The Hague

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AA): A mosque in the Dutch port city of The Hague was vandalized late Friday, the head of the mosque said Saturday. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the act of … Continued

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux
30th Jan 2018

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A mosque in the French city of Bordeaux has been targeted by supporters of the PYD/PKK terrorist group, who vandalized it and spray painted threats against the Turkish Muslim community on its walls. Emre … Continued

Sweden: Swedish clothing brand H&M apologises for ‘Allah’ writing on socks
28th Jan 2018

Sweden: Swedish clothing brand H&M apologises for ‘Allah’ writing on socks

STOCKHOLM (AA): The Swedish clothing brand H&M apologized for allegedly having a pattern resembling the word “Allah” written in Arabic letters on children’s socks, local media reported. The pattern on the children’s socks ignited uproar among the customers in the … Continued

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May
26th Jan 2018

Davos: Trump signals ‘tremendous increase’ in US-UK trade during meet with May

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday there will be “tremendous increase” in U.K.-U.S. trade. His comments came at a brief news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum … Continued

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam
24th Jan 2018

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A local politician from the far-right, Alternative for Germany (AfD), has converted to Islam, media reported on Tuesday. Arthur Wagner, AfD’s vice-president in the eastern Havelland district, declined to make a comment on his … Continued

Italy: Muslim trainee lawyer humiliated over ejection from court due to hijab
23rd Jan 2018

Italy: Muslim trainee lawyer humiliated over ejection from court due to hijab

By Ecenur Colak   ROME (AA): A Moroccan-born Muslim trainee lawyer said Monday she felt humiliated after a judge ejected her last week from an administrative court in northern Italy for refusing to remove her headscarf. At a hearing in … Continued

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam
19th Jan 2018

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam

By Abdullah Asiran   AMSTERDAM (AA): A mosque in the Dutch capital Amsterdam was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, the head of the mosque said on Thursday. The far-right “Rechts in Verzet” movement claimed responsibility for the attack … Continued

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’
18th Jan 2018

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A far-right mayor’s decision to ban pork substitutes in school meals has been slammed by the head of a watchdog group. Julien Sanchez, mayor of Beaucaire town in the south of France and a … Continued

France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric
4th Jan 2018

France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for maintaining dialogue with Iran, warning that bellicose statements by the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia towards Tehran could have severe consequences. “The tone of recent comments … Continued

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime
27th Dec 2017

Sweden: Police investigate Swedish mosque bomb attack as hate crime

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) – Police are investigating an attack on a mosque with a homemade bomb as a hate crime, officers said Monday. The attack on the Islamic Cultural Center in Saffle, a town 45 kilometers (28 miles) … Continued

Austria: Education minister to ban hijab for school teachers
26th Dec 2017

Austria: Education minister to ban hijab for school teachers

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Recent remarks by Austria’s newly appointed Education Minister Heinz Fassmann against the headscarf have raised concerns for Muslims living in the country. Fassmann’s interview published in local Kurier newspaper on Friday quoted him saying … Continued

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia
1st Dec 2017

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia

By Ilker Girit   (AA): The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the “world’s largest famine” in Yemen. In a non-binding voting, a resolution urging EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to … Continued

Netherlands: Attacks on mosques on the rise in Netherlands
28th Nov 2017

Netherlands: Attacks on mosques on the rise in Netherlands

By Lale Bildirici   ISTANBUL (AA): There has been an increase in the number of attacks targeting mosques in the Netherlands, according to a report released by a Turkish university on Monday. Issued by Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, the 2016 … Continued

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions
21st Nov 2017

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions

By Abdullah Asiran   UTRECHT, Netherlands (AA): A new ruling in the Netherlands will allow policewomen serving in certain positions to wear headscarves. The Human Rights Council ruling came Monday over a complaint by Sarah Izat, 26, a police officer … Continued

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika
20th Nov 2017

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Sweden was vandalized Sunday when unknown attackers painted a swastika on one of its doors, according to a Muslim body head. The Al-Huda Islamic Cultural Center’s mosque that came under attack … Continued

OSCE:  6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016
17th Nov 2017

OSCE: 6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016

By Merve Aydogan   ANKARA (AA): The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on Thursday published its 2016 hate crime data, including 5,998 incidents. “On the International Day for Tolerance, this is our contribution to support the important … Continued

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days
8th Nov 2017

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Nearly 100 refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the last four days, including 26 women from Nigeria, the UN said on Tuesday. Thirty-four bodies have been recovered and an estimated 50 people … Continued

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric
13th Oct 2017

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric

By Omer Aydin   STRASBOURG, France, (AA) – An Azeri lawmaker accused European politicians Thursday of using the Daesh terrorist organization as an excuse to spread anti-Muslim propaganda. Ganire Pashayeva, part of the Azeri delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of … Continued

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden
7th Oct 2017

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Swedish researchers this week unveiled burial costumes in graves from the Viking Age with the words ‘Allah’ and ‘Ali’ written on them. Muslims use the word Allah for god, while Ali is the name … Continued

Greece: Lack of Muslim cemetery in Athens compounds grieving
4th Oct 2017

Greece: Lack of Muslim cemetery in Athens compounds grieving

By Furkan Naci Top   ATHENS, Greece (AA): Migrant families fleeing war-torn countries in the Middle East to find shelter in Greece are suffering new wounds due to a problem in Athens: the lack of a cemetery for Muslims. “I … 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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