14th Jan 2016

France: Charlie Hebdo’s Aylan cartoon causes uproar

PARIS (AA) – French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is facing fresh international criticism after a cartoon in its latest edition appeared to link Syrian Kurdish toddler Aylan Kurdi with those who committed sex attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. … Continued

Germany: PEGIDA  rally in Cologne ends in violence
10th Jan 2016

Germany: PEGIDA rally in Cologne ends in violence

BERLIN (AA) – German police used water cannon and pepper spray to end a violent protest of the anti-immigration PEGIDA movement in Cologne on Saturday.   Around 1,700 followers of the PEGIDA movement rallied near the central train station to … Continued

France: Driver rams soldiers outside French mosque
2nd Jan 2016

France: Driver rams soldiers outside French mosque

PARIS (AA,): A driver was shot and wounded Friday as he drove a car at soldiers guarding a mosque in southeastern France, local authorities said. Police said the driver deliberately steered towards the four soldiers in a suburb of Valence … Continued

Greece to use term ‘Palestine’ on all public documents
22nd Dec 2015

Greece to use term ‘Palestine’ on all public documents

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS, (AA): Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Monday that all Greek public documents will use the term “Palestine” rather than the term “Palestinian Authority”. Tsipras welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Athens on Monday. He noted that Palestinians were … Continued

Spanish PM gains minority, but no clear winner in elections
21st Dec 2015

Spanish PM gains minority, but no clear winner in elections

By Alyssa McMurtry   MADRID (AA) – Spanish voters delivered a knock-out punch to traditional Spanish politics in Sunday’s general elections, with the ruling government losing its majority and two new parties emerging in a long-running bipartisan system. The Popular Party, … Continued

Britain’s goals in EU membership talks but no agreement
19th Dec 2015

Britain’s goals in EU membership talks but no agreement

LONDON (AA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he has a “pathway to a deal” on renegotiating Britain’s EU membership following talks with other European leaders. However, nothing was agreed at the EU Council meeting Thurday in Brussels. The prime … Continued

Suleiman the Magnificent burial site found in Hungary
10th Dec 2015

Suleiman the Magnificent burial site found in Hungary

BUDAPEST, (AA) – Historians have discovered what they believe to be the shrine and mosque where the internal remains of Suleiman the Magnificent were interred in 1566. A joint Turkish-Hungarian team uncovered structures in southern Hungary where Suleiman’s organs were … Continued

Israel hits out at Sweden amid rows with EU states
7th Dec 2015

Israel hits out at Sweden amid rows with EU states

JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday described recent Swedish criticisms of Israeli security measures against alleged Palestinian attackers as “scandalous remarks” following a week of diplomatic rows between the Jewish state and a handful of European countries. Swedish … Continued

Britain’s EU negotiations to last until February
4th Dec 2015

Britain’s EU negotiations to last until February

LONDON (AA) – Britain’s long-awaited renegotiation of its European Union membership terms will not be concluded until February, David Cameron has said.   The U.K. premier said that the scale of the demands tabled by Britain meant that it was not … Continued

France, UK ‘determined’ to step up fight against Daesh
24th Nov 2015

France, UK ‘determined’ to step up fight against Daesh

PARIS (AA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande on Monday agreed to step up the fight against Daesh in Syria. France would “intensify” airstrikes against the group and “choose targets that will do the most … Continued

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism
22nd Nov 2015

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism

ROME (AA) – Muslims held rallies across Italy on Saturday against terrorism after last Friday’s deadly terror attacks in the French capital Paris. Numerous Italians also accompanied Muslims who gathered at squares in several cities across the country –hundreds in Rome, Milan and Genoa — under the slogan “Not in my … Continued

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings
21st Nov 2015

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings

BRUSSELS (AA) – Belgium raised the terror alert in capital Brussels to the highest level Saturday as the prime minister warned of an imminent threat. The city’s subway system was closed and heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled the streets … Continued

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’
19th Nov 2015

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’

PARIS (AA): At least two suspects were killed and eight arrested in Wednesday morning’s raid on an apartment linked to the gang behind the Paris terror attacks, the city’s chief prosecutor said. The cell had established a base in Saint-Denis, a suburb of … Continued

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132
16th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 132 after three of the 352 injured people succumbed to their wounds Sunday, said medical authorities. The Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris’ public hospital system, said in a statement that … Continued

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks
15th Nov 2015

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

PARIS (AA): Several French Muslim organizations have firmly condemned the Paris attacks that left 129 people dead and 352 injured Friday night. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) condemned “strongly these odious and despicable attacks”. The head of CFCM, Anouar … Continued

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129
15th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 129, with 352 people injured — 99 of them in critical condition — said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins late Saturday. Molins told a press briefing that the death toll … Continued

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks
14th Nov 2015

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS (AA): Leaders from all over the world have expressed their shock at a wave of gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris Friday night which has so far claimed the lives of well over 120 people. Daesh [IS] has issued official statement … Continued

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris
14th Nov 2015

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris

PARIS (AA): Well over 100 people may have been killed in a shootout in a Paris arts center, as a wave of gun attacks and explosions rock the French capital. French media quoted police as saying late Friday that around 100 people … Continued

12th Nov 2015

EU pushes for labeling of goods made in Palestine

BRUSSELS (AA): The European Union has released guidelines for labeling products made in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Wednesday’s move is to help European consumers differentiate between products originating from Israel and those originating from the occupied territories. Relations … Continued

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation
11th Nov 2015

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation

By Michael S. Daventry LONDON (AA) : It was the speech that critics and supporters alike had sought for months, perhaps even years. Prime Minister David Cameron had long ago declared his intention to renegotiate the terms of the Britain’s … 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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