How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic
14th May 2020

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic

Muslim woman wearing a medical mask face protection equipment to protect against Coronavirus (Covid-19) during shopping in Church Street Market in London on May 2. (Credit: İlyas Tayfun Salcı/Anadolu Agency) Miqdad Asaria and Arzoo Ahmed London, (The Muslim News): The … Continued

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan
12th May 2020

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK Government unveiled on Monday its Coronavirus recovery plan, as health authorities announced a further 210 people died from the virus across the UK in the last 24 hours. The Department of Health … Continued

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’
11th May 2020

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown would continue, but that small adjustments would be made as “the first careful steps” to reopening the country and the economy. In … Continued

Devolved states, Scotland, Wales & N Ireland reject Govt’s new slogan
10th May 2020

Devolved states, Scotland, Wales & N Ireland reject Govt’s new slogan

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): Leaders of devolved states, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, have rejected UK Government’s new slogan “stay alert” instead of existing “stay home”. None of them were consulted before the introduction of the … Continued

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic
9th May 2020

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Bangladesh for Friday congregational prayers after more than a month, despite the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the country. The government’s decision to allow mass prayer … Continued

Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory 30April-6May
8th May 2020

Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory 30April-6May

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 April – 06 May 2020) Palestinian Center for Human Rights:   Israeli human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) during Coronavirus pandemic. Israeli forces even … Continued

UK: Covid-19: Gove defends Phillips’ controversial appointment
6th May 2020

UK: Covid-19: Gove defends Phillips’ controversial appointment

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove, has defended the yet unspecified role of Trevor Phillips in a Public Health England inquiry into the disproportionate impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Black and Minority … Continued

Iran to reopen mosques in low-risk coronavirus areas
4th May 2020

Iran to reopen mosques in low-risk coronavirus areas

TEHRAN (AA): Iran will reopen mosques in districts that saw a decline in the number of coronavirus infections as of Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. Addressing a virus task force meeting on Sunday, Rouhani said mosques will be reopened … Continued

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16
3rd May 2020

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh will extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic until May 16, the Ministry of Public Administration confirmed on Saturday. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has agreed to extend the lockdown. It … Continued

Germany: Mosques preparing to reopen next weekend
2nd May 2020

Germany: Mosques preparing to reopen next weekend

BERLIN (AA): Mosques in Germany will reopen their doors to worshippers next weekend, following a government decision to ease coronavirus restrictions in the country. Germany’s Muslim Coordination Council (KRM) has announced on Friday that most of the mosques will reopen … Continued

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown
1st May 2020

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Hundreds of charged laborers, including women, gathered outside a garment factory in the eastern district of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi to protest against their forced layoff only a week before the International Labor … Continued

Coronavirus cases, deaths rise in Arab countries
30th Apr 2020

Coronavirus cases, deaths rise in Arab countries

By Zehra Nur Duz, Serdar Bitmez and Ali Semerci   ANKARA/ ISTANBUL (AA) Health authorities in several Arab countries on Wednesday confirmed new more cases of the novel coronavirus.   Kuwait The death toll in Kuwait reached 24 with one … Continued

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE
28th Apr 2020

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): More than 30 doctors are on hunger strike in northeastern Punjab province for two weeks, protesting lack of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), said an official on Monday. More than 150 doctors and health … Continued

UK on track to prevail in first phase of pandemic, says Johnson
27th Apr 2020

UK on track to prevail in first phase of pandemic, says Johnson

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Monday that the UK is “turning the tide” to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic and is “on track to prevail in phase one” of the fight. Describing the … Continued

Zimbabwe: Challenges for Muslims in Ramadan
26th Apr 2020

Zimbabwe: Challenges for Muslims in Ramadan

By John Cassim   HARARE, Zimbabwe (AA): Muslims in Zimbabwe have ushered in Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, amid a pandemic that has brought life to a halt in the country and around the world. For the first … Continued

South Asia: Muslims prepare for Ramadan under Lockdown
25th Apr 2020

South Asia: Muslims prepare for Ramadan under Lockdown

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Muslims in South Asia are preparing to observe Ramadan as Lockdown measures continue in many of the countries in the region due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The holy fasting month of Ramadan … Continued

UK: Ramadan fasting exemptions for COVID-19 NHS workers
22nd Apr 2020

UK: Ramadan fasting exemptions for COVID-19 NHS workers

By Cllr Rabina Khan London, (The Muslim News):  Whilst we welcome the month of Ramadan, this year presents exceptional challenges for Muslim health care professionals who will be working in the NHS while fasting (abstaining from food and water from … Continued

UK: Virtual Parliament set to hold Government to account
21st Apr 2020

UK: Virtual Parliament set to hold Government to account

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking in House of Commons last month. MPs are seen sitting 2 meters apart during the session. (Credit: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament) By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): MPs are set to back unique plans for … Continued

COVID-19: Pakistan to allow mosque congregational prayers in Ramadan
19th Apr 2020

COVID-19: Pakistan to allow mosque congregational prayers in Ramadan

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The government in Pakistan decided to conditionally allow congregational prayers in mosques during the holy month of Ramadan, official media said Saturday. The decision was made during a meeting that involved religious scholars … Continued

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19
17th Apr 2020

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19

  By Seleshi Tessema ADDIS ABABA-Ethiopia (AA): While in other parts of the world, authorities labored to convince some religious groups about the dangers of the pandemic, in Ethiopia two major religions Christianity and Islam took no time to join … 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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