Exclusive: UK: Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd
26th Jun 2017

Exclusive: UK: Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd

Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP:   I wish you a happy and peaceful Eid Mubarak. This is a time when families come together in faith to pray and celebrate, and share in the spirit of togetherness. … Continued

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast
17th Jun 2017

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A Canadian politician who is fasting for the month of Ramadan told Anadolu Agency on Friday he began the practice to raise money for a food bank, but has been overwhelmed at the … Continued

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan
9th Jun 2017

Iceland: Muslims fast for 22 hours during Ramadan

By Hasan Esen   REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AA): Short nights closer to the North Pole means that some Muslims in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik are fasting for nearly 22 hours during Ramadan, according to a local imam. The north Atlantic island has … Continued

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs
1st Jun 2017

Myanmar: Protests at Buddhist monks forced closure of madrasahs

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Muslim residents in Myanmar’s largest city Wednesday protested the closure of their two religious schools as they have fewer place for worship in the month of Ramadan — the ninth and holiest … Continued

Ramadan message from Prime Minister Theresa May
27th May 2017

Ramadan message from Prime Minister Theresa May

  Ramadan is a unique and special time for Muslims in Britain and around the world. It is a time for them to renew their faith in God and increase their devotion and spirituality. A time when, despite the long … Continued

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan
26th May 2017

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan

Nairobi, Kenya (Friday Bulletin): After being under a dusk-dawn curfew for eight consecutive months, Mandera residents can now breathe a sigh of relief as the government is set to lift the order. This is a reprieve for the residents who … Continued

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel
26th May 2017

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel

By Moses Michael-Phiri   BLANTYRE, Malawi (AA): Malawi Muslims on Friday will celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of the nation’s first-ever Islamic television channel, TV Islam (TVI). The channel, which goes on air … Continued

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat
16th Feb 2017

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Mimicking starvation for five days per month could reduce the effect of aging and help fight certain diseases like hypertension, according to a new study published Wednesday. In a study of 100 participants, … Continued

UK: Eid message from May, Conservative Leadership contender
6th Jul 2016

UK: Eid message from May, Conservative Leadership contender

Home Secretary and Conservative Leadership Contender, Rt Hon Theresa May’s Eid message: : I want to wish all Muslims in Britain and the many Muslims around the world Eid Mubarak! This is a special time, in which families, friends and … Continued

UK: Eid message from PM Cameron
4th Jul 2016

UK: Eid message from PM Cameron

Eid message from Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron MP:   As the presents are wrapped, the food is prepared and the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end. I want to send my very best wishes to Muslims … Continued

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex
13th Jun 2016

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): More than 130 extremist Jewish settlers on Sunday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, where they tried to perform Talmudic rituals, a Palestinian official has said. “Around 135 extremist settlers … Continued

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa
11th Jun 2016

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem marched to the Al-Aqsa Mosque today to perform the first Friday prayer of the Ramadan holy month. Men over 45, children under … Continued

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan
6th Jun 2016

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AA):  President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the start of Ramadan by emphasizing that the U.S. must do more to help Muslims who have fled violence and poverty. “Far too many Muslims may not be able to observe Ramadan … Continued

Ramadan messages from UK political leaders
5th Jun 2016

Ramadan messages from UK political leaders

Ramadan messages from political leaders:   Rt Hon David Cameron, MP, Prime Minister It’s the holy month of Ramadan – a time when mosques open their doors, community centres welcome in their neighbours, and even churches and synagogues offer up … Continued

Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan
5th Jun 2016

Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Islamic authorities in the southern Philippines are preparing to observe the moon Sunday to determine when Muslims should start fasting for the holy month of Ramadan. A religious authority for … Continued

UK: Moonsighting for Ramadan
1st Jun 2016

UK: Moonsighting for Ramadan

  The Astronomical New Moon [conjunction] is on June 5, 2016 (Sunday) at 3:00 GMT. On June 5, there is a possibility of moon sighting in Americas, and easy visibility in Hawaii and Polynesian Islands. On Jun 6, the moon … Continued

19th Jul 2015

Eid message from Sadiq Khan MP

Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting:   As we are about to celebrate the end of what has been a challenging Ramadan, during long summer days, I hope you have had a productive and rewarding month; fasting, praying and giving to … Continued

19th Jul 2015

Eid message from DFID Secretary of State, Greening

Rt Hon Justine Greening, MP, Secretary of State for International Development:    I wish Eid Mubarak to Muslims in Britain and across the globe who are celebrating the end of Ramadan. It is a special moment following an important period … 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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