Turkey: Greek Archbishop’s insulting remarks on Islam slammed
18th Jan 2021

Turkey: Greek Archbishop’s insulting remarks on Islam slammed

By Havva Kara Aydin (AA): The head of Diyanet, Turkey’s directorate of religious affairs, on Sunday slammed the Greek archbishop’s insulting remarks against Islam and Muslims, calling on Christians to oppose this “sick mentality.” Ali Erbas strongly condemned Archbishop Ieronymos … Continued

Germany: Muslims concerned about rise of Islamophobia
6th Jan 2021

Germany: Muslims concerned about rise of Islamophobia

By Mesut Zeyrek COLOGNE (AA): Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community is alarmed by the increase in Islamophobic hate crimes, senior figures told Anadolu Agency Monday. Kemal Ergun, president of the Turkish-Muslim association IGMG, said more and more mosques have become the targets … Continued

Germany: Mosque attacked twice in 2 weeks in southwest
2nd Jan 2021

Germany: Mosque attacked twice in 2 weeks in southwest

By Mesut Zeyrek COLOGNE, Germany (AA): A mosque in Germany’s southwestern Baden-Wurttemberg city on Friday was attacked for the second time in two weeks, according to an official. In the early hours of New Year’s Day, Fatih Mosque in the … Continued

Germany: Police cuff Muslim woman for not wearing mask
25th Dec 2020

Germany: Police cuff Muslim woman for not wearing mask

By Mesut Zeyrek COLOGNE, Germany (AA) – Police in a Western German city handcuffed a woman in a Muslim headscarf in front of her toddler and put her on the ground for not wearing a mask, as seen in video … Continued

India: Controversial alternate mosque design unveiled in Babri case
23rd Dec 2020

India: Controversial alternate mosque design unveiled in Babri case

By Ahmad Adil NEW DELHI (AA): A new design was unveiled for a mosque in the northern Indian city of Ayodhya as part of the settlement of the controversial Babri Mosque case. However, many Muslim organisations have rejected the proposed … Continued

EU upholds Belgian ban on halal kosher slaughter
18th Dec 2020

EU upholds Belgian ban on halal kosher slaughter

By Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak (AA): Europe’s top court on Thursday backed a ban on the halal and kosher slaughter of animals in Belgium, triggering a backlash from Muslim and Jewish communities. The European Court of Justice ruled that “the … Continued

UK: Man jailed for Central London Mosque stabbing
15th Dec 2020

UK: Man jailed for Central London Mosque stabbing

LONDON (AA): A man who stabbed and injured the muezzin, a person who performs call to prayer, in a London mosque last February has been jailed for more than 11 years in prison on Monday. “Daniel Horton, 30, of no … Continued

India: New law targets interfaith couples
14th Dec 2020

India: New law targets interfaith couples

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA): Haidar Mansuri, 34, and 28-year-old Shabila Chand [both Muslim] in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh decided to get married after a year-long courtship. Shabila left her home in Azamgarh to marry Kushinagar resident … Continued

Austrian court annuls headscarf ban in primary schools
12th Dec 2020

Austrian court annuls headscarf ban in primary schools

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNE (AA): The Constitutional Court in Austria on Friday declared “unconstitutional”  and “discriminatory” the ban on headscarves in primary schools and annulled the decision taken by the far-right government in 2019. The law prevented girls younger than … Continued

Australian charged for urging ‘murder of Muslims, Jews’
10th Dec 2020

Australian charged for urging ‘murder of Muslims, Jews’

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): An Australian man has been charged with terrorism-related offences as court documents revealed he allegedly called for murder of “non-whites, Jews and Muslims,” local media reported on Thursday. Australian Federal Police said in a statement … Continued

New Zealand mosque attacks: Premier vows accountability
8th Dec 2020

New Zealand mosque attacks: Premier vows accountability

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday vowed accountability for the families of the victims of last year’s mosque attacks in Christchurch, as her government is set to publicly release a major report on … Continued

India: ‘Never forget’: India MP on Babri mosque demolition anniv
7th Dec 2020

India: ‘Never forget’: India MP on Babri mosque demolition anniv

By Ahmad Adil NEW DELHI (AA): India’s most recognized Muslim politician and President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday asked people to “never forget” about the demolition of Babri Masjid. On Dec. 6, 1992, the 16th … Continued

Canada mosque killer’s parole eligibility time reduced
27th Nov 2020

Canada mosque killer’s parole eligibility time reduced

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada (AA): The parole eligibility for the killer of six people in the 2017 Quebec City Mosque shooting was reduced Thursday to 25 years from 40 years. The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled that the right … Continued

Azerbaijan slams Western concerns of Christian heritage but not Islamic ones
25th Nov 2020

Azerbaijan slams Western concerns of Christian heritage but not Islamic ones

By Jeyhun Aliyev ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Azerbaijan’s leader on Monday criticized the leaders of some Western countries who “remained silent” over the destruction by Armenian forces of Azerbaijani cultural and religious monuments in the occupied territories. Addressing the nation in … Continued

Austria: Do not link religion with terror, faith leaders warn
24th Nov 2020

Austria: Do not link religion with terror, faith leaders warn

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA (AA): As racism and discrimination against Muslims in Austria soars, particularly after a terror attack on Nov. 2, clerics in the European country warn the authorities not to associate terrorism with any religion. After a hijab … Continued

US: Imam assaulted, rights group urges hate crime probe
20th Nov 2020

US: Imam assaulted, rights group urges hate crime probe

By Ovunc Kutlu (AA): A US Muslim civil rights and advocacy group called for a full investigation by local police into a hate crime committed against a Muslim religious leader in southern California city of Anaheim in the Los Angeles … Continued

France: 4 Muslim children ‘terrorized’ by police for 11 hours
8th Nov 2020

France: 4 Muslim children ‘terrorized’ by police for 11 hours

By Umit Donmez PARIS (AA): This week four elementary school children were “terrorized” and grilled during more than 11 hours of detention by French police over false allegations of “justifying terrorism,” according to the children’s parents. The police “clearly wanted … Continued

France: Arson attack targets mosque
1st Nov 2020

France: Arson attack targets mosque

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARİS (AA) – An unidentified arsonist attempted to set fire to a mosque in Chateaudun, France, the head of the mosque said Saturday. The General Secretary of Islamic Confederation National Opinion (CİMG), Fatih Saikir said someone … Continued

France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats
28th Oct 2020

France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): A mosque in Vernon district in northern France received a threatening notice Tuesday, according to a post on Twitter by the Islam & Info website. The notice, left in the mosque’s mailbox, contained death … Continued

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid
15th Oct 2020

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): French police raided Wednesday the home of Muslim NGO BarakaCity’s founder and arrested him, the organization, which broadcast the raid live on its social channels, said. Idriss Sihamedi, the NGO’s president, was beaten up … 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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