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Austria: Chancellor reiterates hijab ban in meet with Muslim body
14th Apr 2018

Austria: Chancellor reiterates hijab ban in meet with Muslim body

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in a meeting with representatives of the country’s Muslim body on Friday reiterated his stance on a headscarf ban in kindergarten and primary schools. Kurz met Ibrahim Olgun, the head … Continued

Netherlands: Far-right groups attack 3 mosques
13th Apr 2018

Netherlands: Far-right groups attack 3 mosques

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): Far-right groups have attacked three mosques in the Netherlands, a Muslim charity fund official said Thursday. The extreme right-wing Rechts in Verzet group early Thursday put up banners with Islamophobic content in the … Continued

Palestine: Israel bans Friday call to prayer at Ibrahimi mosque
7th Apr 2018

Palestine: Israel bans Friday call to prayer at Ibrahimi mosque

By Qais Abu Samra   AL-KHALIL [Hebron], Palestine (AA): Israel on Friday banned the Adhan (the Muslim call to prayer) at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil), according to Palestinian Religious Endowments Minister Yousef Adais. … Continued

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal
6th Apr 2018

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Muslims and a number of other civil society associations on Thursday strongly condemned a legal proposal to impose a ‘hijab’ ban after it was announced by the Austrian prime minister. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz … Continued

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques
27th Mar 2018

Canada: Pages of Qur’an ripped, stuffed on car windshields at mosques

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada, (AA): Various faith leaders and politicians gathered in the Toronto area Monday to condemn the actions of a woman who allegedly ripped pages from a Qur’an and put them on worshippers vehicle windshields. She also … Continued

Germany: Mosque attacked with Molotov cocktails
26th Mar 2018

Germany: Mosque attacked with Molotov cocktails

  By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): At least three mosques came under attack in Germany on Sunday. In the first incident, a mosque in the central Kassel city was attacked with Molotov cocktails early morning. The attack caused … Continued

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again
23rd Mar 2018

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Stockholm was vandalised with racist words and symbols on Thursday, according to mosque officials. In a statement, the Södermalm mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the … Continued

Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group PEGIDA not to be put on trial after mosque attack
22nd Mar 2018

Netherlands: Anti-Muslim group PEGIDA not to be put on trial after mosque attack

By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): An Islamophobic hate group that planted crosses on a construction site for a mosque in the eastern Netherlands will not be prosecuted, Dutch prosecutors announced on Tuesday. Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of … Continued

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag
20th Mar 2018

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

Kansas, US ( AP & KansasCity.com): A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. This happened after his celebration of Malaysian independence was reported to … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque
17th Mar 2018

US: Two anti-Muslim women arrested for vandalising mosque

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Two women known for anti-Muslim rants at Phoenix-area political events, were arrested Thursday for breaking into an Arizona Islamic center and making anti-Islamic/Islamohobic remarks, police said. Tahnee Gonzales, 32, and Elizabeth Dauenhauer, 51, were … Continued

Germany: Mosque in Cologne vandalised
14th Mar 2018

Germany: Mosque in Cologne vandalised

BERLIN (AA) – A mosque in Germany’s northwestern city of Cologne was vandalized overnight by alleged supporters of the PYD/PKK organizations, the latest in a string of attacks targeting the country’s Turkish-Muslim community. The assailants spray-painted slogans such as “Everywhere … Continued

UK: Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office
13th Mar 2018

UK: Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA) – Two people were taken to a London hospital Monday afternoon in a “precautionary” measure after a suspicious package leaking a suspicious liquid was received at a Muslim MP’s office at Westminster Palace. … Continued

Germany: Turkish mosque set on fire in arson attack in Berlin
12th Mar 2018

Germany: Turkish mosque set on fire in arson attack in Berlin

BERLIN (AA) – A Turkish mosque in Berlin was set alight on Sunday morning. It is the 24th time in two months that a mosque in Germany had been deliberately targeted, the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affair, DITIB, said in a press … Continued

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree
9th Mar 2018

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree

By Dilrukshi Handunnetti   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AA): Violence against Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority continued Thursday, despite a state of emergency. Petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque overnight in the town of Kuruwita even as hundreds of police, soldiers … Continued

Germany: Anti-Muslim hate crime surges in Germany
4th Mar 2018

Germany: Anti-Muslim hate crime surges in Germany

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): There were 950 attacks reportedly on Muslims and mosques in Germany in 2017, according to new government figures. At least 33 Muslims were injured in the attacks, which included assaults against Muslim women wearing … Continued

Spain: Over 500 Islamophobic incidents reported last year
3rd Mar 2018

Spain: Over 500 Islamophobic incidents reported last year

By Hasan Esen   MADRID (AA): More than 500 Islamophobic incidents were recorded in Spain last year, including against women and children and several mosques, according to a civil society group. Details of the incidents were documented in the report … Continued

Netherlands reduces sentences of mosque attack convicts
28th Feb 2018

Netherlands reduces sentences of mosque attack convicts

By Abdullah Asiran   ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (AA): A court in eastern Netherlands on Tuesday reduced the sentences of four convicts who were involved in a Molotov cocktail attack on a mosque in Enschede in 2016. Five convicts had been sentenced … Continued

Netherlands: Mosque comes under attack in Drachten town
12th Feb 2018

Netherlands: Mosque comes under attack in Drachten town

By Abdullah Asiran   DRACHTEN, Netherlands (AA): A mosque in northern Drachten town has come under an arson attack, according to the manager of Islamic Center Drachten Foundation on Sunday. The mosque, visited mostly by Moroccan-origin people, is operated by … Continued

Bulgaria: Bulgarian Govt blocks restoration of historical mosques
8th Feb 2018

Bulgaria: Bulgarian Govt blocks restoration of historical mosques

By Ihvan Radoykov   SOFIA, Bulgaria (AA): A total of 27 Ottoman-era mosques in Bulgaria are awaiting restoration, as their minarets, walls and doors have either collapsed or suffered considerable damage. But local Muslim authorities complain that Bulgarian officials are … 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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