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Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court
10th Sep 2017

Canada: Man accused of murder at Canadian mosque back in court

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man, who allegedly gunned down six Muslims during prayers at a Quebec City mosque in January, made a brief appearance in a Canadian court Friday under heavy security. The prosecution divulged additional evidence … Continued

The Netherlands: Islamophobic attack targets mosque in Venlo
3rd Sep 2017

The Netherlands: Islamophobic attack targets mosque in Venlo

By Abdullah Asiran   VENLO, Netherlands (AA): An under-construction mosque in southeastern Netherlands was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, head of the mosque said on Saturday. The far-right ‘Identitair Verzet’ movement hanged anti-Islam banners at the roof of … Continued

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of
29th Aug 2017

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of

BERLIN (AA) – Germany’s far-right leader has threatened the country’s ethnic-Turkish integration minister by saying they would soon “dispose of” the minister in Anatolia, local media reported Monday. Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany … Continued

Germany: Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims
25th Aug 2017

Germany: Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Muslims in Europe are well-integrated into mainstream society but are not fully accepted by all, according to a new study released by the Bertelsmann Foundation in Germany. The Religion Monitor 2017 surveyed education, working … Continued

French magazine faces ire over ‘Islamophobic’ cover
24th Aug 2017

French magazine faces ire over ‘Islamophobic’ cover

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is again at the center of controversy with a new front cover blaming terrorist attacks in Europe on Islam. A cover illustration depicts two blood-soaked pedestrians after being hit … Continued

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists
22nd Aug 2017

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists

By Abdullah Asiran   LEIDEN, Netherlands (AA) – A Muslim children’s school in the Netherlands had its doors chained and locked by an anti-immigrant group on Sunday night, its principal told Anadolu Agency on Monday. PEGIDA claimed responsibility for the … Continued

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
19th Aug 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims in Germany rose sharply in the second quarter of this year, reflecting a growing Islamophobia fueled by far-right and populist political parties according to new government figures. However, very few anti-Muslim hate … Continued

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims
25th Jul 2017

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A Canadian man, who earlier this year offered a $2,500 reward for recordings of Muslim students “spewing hate speech during Friday prayers”, was charged Monday with committing a hate crime. Kevin J. … Continued

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars
18th Jul 2017

US: Islamophobic hate crimes soars

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The number of anti-Muslim hate crimes [Islamophobic attacks] rose 91 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2016, a leading Muslim advocacy group said Monday. The Council … Continued

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery
17th Jul 2017

Canada: Small number of residents vote against Muslim cemetery

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Residents of a small town in Canada voted Sunday 19-16 against a project that would have created the first Muslim owned and operated cemetery in the Quebec City region. Only 49 voters — … Continued

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city
16th Jul 2017

Canada: 49 voters to decide fate of Muslim cemetery in Quebec city

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Whether the Quebec City region will get its first cemetery owned and operated by Muslims will be decided Sunday by 49 people in a referendum. The land for the cemetery was purchased in … Continued

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’
15th Jul 2017

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Hawaii dealt President Donald Trump another legal setback in his attempt to bar immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, ruling that Trump’s administration unnecessarily limited those who could be allowed into the … Continued

Philippines: Muslim-only ID discriminatory, military says
11th Jul 2017

Philippines: Muslim-only ID discriminatory, military says

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): A proposed identification system for Muslims is discriminatory, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Monday. Authorities want identification for “everyone, not just a certain sector of the society”, according to military … Continued

UK: Suspect arrested in ‘Islamophobic’ acid attack
10th Jul 2017

UK: Suspect arrested in ‘Islamophobic’ acid attack

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A male suspect has been arrested in connection to an acid attack on two Muslims, according to a statement Sunday by Metropolitan Police. John Tomlin, 24, “handed himself into an east London police … Continued

UK: Vigil held to protest Islamophobic attacks
6th Jul 2017

UK: Vigil held to protest Islamophobic attacks

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A group of activists held a vigil Wednesday in the British capital to support the victims of the most recent anti-Muslim attacks in the U.K. Stand Up To Racism held the vigil in … 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

UK Muslim victim says acid attack was Islamophobic
1st Jul 2017

UK Muslim victim says acid attack was Islamophobic

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A Muslim man who recently suffered “life-changing injuries” when he was sprayed in the face with acid in East London has described the incident as a hate crime. Speaking in an emotional interview … Continued

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response
22nd Jun 2017

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Wednesday for the inadequate support for the victims and families of last week’s Grenfell Tower block fire, which killed at least 79 people. Meanwhile, Nicholas Holgate, the … Continued

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … Continued

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning
16th Jun 2017

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A Tennessee man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years behind bars for seeking to recruit others to burn down a New York mosque, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Robert Doggart, 65, of Signal … 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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