US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison
8th Feb 2017

US: Florida mosque attacker gets 30 years in prison

NEW YORK (AA): Joseph Schreiber, who set fire to a mosque in Florida, was sentenced late Tuesday to 30 years’ imprisonment. The 32-year-old, who has a past criminal record, pleaded no contest Monday, effectively acquiescing to the sentence for torching … Continued

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders
2nd Feb 2017

US customs targeting Muslim Americans at borders

NEW YORK (AA): American Muslims returning to the U.S. are being targeted for enhanced questioning, the head of Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) Florida bureau told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “For years there have been reports of American Muslims detained … Continued

Russia: Half of Russians oppose school headscarf ban
1st Feb 2017

Russia: Half of Russians oppose school headscarf ban

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Half of Russians are in favor of lifting a headscarf ban in schools, according to a poll released Tuesday. The Russian Public Opinion Research Center survey found one in two supported lifting the ban … Continued

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred
1st Feb 2017

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Two Indian Muslim athletes were denied visas to the U.S. on Tuesday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s entry ban on people from seven Muslim states. Abid Khan and Tanveer Hussain, … Continued

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban
31st Jan 2017

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of demonstrators marched Monday in the British capital and in other cities across the country to protest U.S. President Donald Trump who recently banned immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries and halted the … Continued

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban
31st Jan 2017

US: Trump’s top lawyer fired after refusing travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.’s top lawyer told the Justice Department on Monday not to enforce President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from the U.S. – a move that ultimately led … Continued

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims
30th Jan 2017

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AA): Muslim leaders and activists in Africa have voiced fears that U.S President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could be used by terror groups to … Continued

US:  Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy
30th Jan 2017

US: Trump backpedals on part of Muslim refugee ban policy

NEW YORK (AA): Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday that green card holders from seven Muslim-majority countries banned under President Donald Trump’s executive order would be allowed to return to the U.S. “In applying the provisions of the president’s … Continued

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban
29th Jan 2017

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister Theresa May “does not agree” with U.S. President Donald Trump’s Muslim refugee  ban and will make representations if it hits Britons, according to a government spokesman. The statement reported by the Press Association came shortly … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Russia: Mordovia bans students, teachers from wearing hijab
27th Jan 2017

Russia: Mordovia bans students, teachers from wearing hijab

ANKARA, Turkey (AA): The Kremlin on Thursday avoided getting involved in a headscarf debate that made national headlines. “We would not want to become a party to this discussion at the moment,” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official spokesman, Dmitry Peskov … Continued

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee
27th Jan 2017

US: Man invokes Trump, attacks Muslim airline employee

NEW YORK (AA): A man has been charged with hate crimes Thursday after attacking a Muslim airline employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport while invoking President Donald Trump’s name, said local officials. According to a statement from Queens County … Continued

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France
14th Jan 2017

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France

By Rahmi Gunduz   PARIS (AA & The Muslim News): Muslim community in eastern French town of Dijon were targeted by an Islamophobic attack; six pigs heads thrown at the gates of a mosque. Six sawn-halves of pigs heads were … Continued

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail
5th Jan 2017

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail

LONDON (AA):  A seventy-five year old man who racially abused a Muslim woman in veil was fined £258 due to his old age in Swansea, a coastal city in Wales. Bert Fahy, a seventy-five year old Irish man, appeared at … Continued

Uganda: Police raid Kampala mosque, arrest 18
28th Dec 2016

Uganda: Police raid Kampala mosque, arrest 18

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA):- Uganda Police has confirmed the arrest of 18 people found at Nakasero mosque during an early morning raid in central Kampala on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists, a police spokesperson for the Kampala Metropolitan … Continued

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted
18th Dec 2016

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Islamophobic motivated attacks targeting Muslims in the U.K. have shown a dramatic rise within the past week as individuals and places of worship came under attack. The latest hate crime targeted the Cumbernauld … Continued

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault
13th Dec 2016

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault

LONDON (AA): A man was shouting “I want to kill Muslims” as he stabbed another man at a London railway station, reported local media citing various witnesses. The suspected aggressor was arrested at Forest Hill railway station in south-east London … Continued

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil
11th Dec 2016

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil

By Abdul Gani   GUWAHATI, India (AA): A Muslim teacher who resigned from her job at a school in India’s commercial capital Mumbai last week claimed her decision followed six months of discrimination from school authorities. “I tried to make … Continued

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing
10th Dec 2016

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim teen who was the victim of a bias attack earlier this month on the city’s subway has been missing for two days, according to police. Yasmin Seweid was last seen Wednesday leaving her home at … Continued

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack
5th Dec 2016

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim police officer here and her 16-year-old son were the targets of a hate attack during the weekend, police sources in the media said Sunday. Officer Aml Elsokary, a native of the city, dropped off her … 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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