Scrolling news:

US: Turkish woman assaulted by college student
21st Oct 2015

US: Turkish woman assaulted by college student

NEW YORK (AA): A Turkish Muslim woman who was assaulted by a U.S. college student said Tuesday that the incident was motivated by religious bias. The 49-year-old victim, who does not want to be identified, was attacked Saturday by Indiana University student Triceten Bickford … Continued

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar
21st Oct 2015

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar

NEW YORK (AA): Ahmed Mohamed, the U.S. Muslim boy who was arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, will soon move to Qatar to continue his education, according to media reports. The 14-year-old accepted a scholarship from the Qatar Foundation to join a … Continued

UK: Disabled man in Islamophobic attack on London bus
20th Oct 2015

UK: Disabled man in Islamophobic attack on London bus

LONDON (AA):  An investigation into an Islamophobic attack on a disabled man thought to be of Turkish origin is underway in London, police said Monday. Video that appeared online on Sunday appeared to show the man being verbally abused by … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns against race, religious divisions
18th Oct 2015

Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns against race, religious divisions

YANGON (AA): Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on voters Saturday not to be influenced by divisions over race and religion during her first visit to conflict-stricken Rakhine state in 15 years. However, she her and other parties … Continued

Greece: Mosque in Western Thrace vandalized
12th Oct 2015

Greece: Mosque in Western Thrace vandalized

KOMOTINI, (AA): A mosque in Greece’s Western Thrace region has been attacked by vandals, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent. The Yeni mosque in Komotini, a town of 50,000 people, including many Muslims, was attacked Friday night and the doors … Continued

US: Armed anti-Islam rallies planned in US
6th Oct 2015

US: Armed anti-Islam rallies planned in US

NEW YORK (AA): A U.S. Muslim advocacy group has urged community leaders to strengthen safety measures ahead of potential anti-Islam protests planned across the country Oct 10. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said several of the demonstrations may be armed and … Continued

UK: Court sets trial date for anti-Islam preacher
2nd Oct 2015

UK: Court sets trial date for anti-Islam preacher

LONDON (AA) – The trial of an evangelical pastor from Northern Ireland who derided Islam has been set for December. James McConnell, 78, made the anti-Islam and anti-Muslim remarks in his sermon at a Belfast church last year during which … Continued

Cambodia: Muslim says Khmer Rouge threat forced her to deny Islam
30th Sep 2015

Cambodia: Muslim says Khmer Rouge threat forced her to deny Islam

By Lauren Crothers   PHNOM PENH (AA): A Cham Muslim woman who took the stand at the Khmer Rouge tribunal Tuesday used her impact statement to describe the wide-ranging suffering inflicted upon her and other Muslims under Pol Pot’s dystopian regime. … Continued

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest
23rd Sep 2015

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest

NEW YORK (AA): A U.S. Muslim boy arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, has withdrawn from a Texas school district, his family told local media Tuesday. Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed formally pulled his 14-year-old son, Ahmed Mohamed, from the MacArthur High School of Irving … Continued

US: Islam incompatible with US Constitution, says candidate
21st Sep 2015

US: Islam incompatible with US Constitution, says candidate

NEW YORK (AA): Islam is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday, adding he would not support a Muslim president. In comments likely to exacerbate the debate around Islam in the U.S., Carson told broadcaster NBC’s … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim first to be charged under new religious laws
19th Sep 2015

Myanmar: Muslim first to be charged under new religious laws

By Joshua Carroll   YANGON,  (AA): A Myanmar Muslim man faces up to seven years in prison on being the first to be charged under a set of religious laws passed recently after a campaign by ultra-nationalist Buddhist monks, local media reported Friday. … Continued

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school
17th Sep 2015

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school

By Kasim ILERI TEXAS (AA): A Texas Muslim teen arrested under terrorism after taking his homemade clock to school, on Wednesday accepted an invitation by President Barack Obama to show off his invention at the White House. At a press conference outside his home in … Continued

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering
16th Sep 2015

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering

 By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The Canadian government on Tuesday lost its appeal to ban the niqab, meaning the faces of Muslim women can be covered when they’re sworn in as new Canadian citizens. The three justices of … Continued

Turkish PM cautions against ‘Christian fortress Europe’
10th Sep 2015

Turkish PM cautions against ‘Christian fortress Europe’

LONDON (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said the strategy of some European leaders to invoke Christianity as a rallying cry to keep refugees out will not resolve the crisis at hand. In an article for the U.K. newspaper … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent
8th Sep 2015

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent

LONDON (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims were up 70 percent in London in the 12 months up to July, according to police statistics. The figures indicated there were 816 Islamophobic crimes in the U.K. capital compared to 478 the previous … Continued

Denmark: Muslim graves come under ‘ax attack’ in Odense
2nd Sep 2015

Denmark: Muslim graves come under ‘ax attack’ in Odense

Özlem Sara Cekic @cekicozlem Muslimsk gravplads udsat for hærværk,men politiet betragter det ikke som politisk motiveret. Hvorfor? http://nyhederne.tv2.dk/2015-06-06-muslimsk-gravplads-udsat-for-haervaerk-50-gravsten-vaeltet … #dkpol 6:47 AM – 6 Jun 2015 TV 2 Breaking | LIVE Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen om hærværk: Ikke til at holde ud Flere … Continued

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet
26th Aug 2015

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet

NEW YORK (AA):  A television sports channel removed former baseball great Curt Schilling from its broadcast after he tweeted a message that equated Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” the ESPN network … Continued

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson
25th Aug 2015

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson

PARIS (AA):  French President Francois Hollande has condemned on Monday an arson attack on a mosque in Auch city southwestern France, after an investigation found the torching was deliberate. On Sunday the mosque was set on fire and destroyed at dawn. According to … Continued

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue
19th Jul 2015

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE,  (AA):Hostility and anti-Islam sentiment erupted on Australian streets for a second day Sunday as rolling rallies continued across the country. On the streets of Canberra, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and many other places, anti-racism protesters again confronted right wing … Continued

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest
18th Jul 2015

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE, (AA): Hundreds of police were deployed in Western Australia on Saturday to break up violent protests near Parliament House in Melbourne after demonstrators from a right wing anti-Islam group faced off against anti-racism groups. The pre-arranged demonstrations were the first expected by “Reclaim Australia” across Australia … 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.

Latest Tweets