Turkey: Fifth day of protests against China fasting ban
6th Jul 2015

Turkey: Fifth day of protests against China fasting ban

[Photo: Turkish people march to Chinese Embassy in Istanbul to voice their anger at China’s perceived discrimination against Muslims on fasting during Ramadan on July 5. Photographer: Ahmet Bolat/Anadolu Agency]   By Handan Kazanci ISTANBUL (AA): Nearly 2,000 people gathered in Istanbul’s northernmost … Continued

8th Jun 2015

Ramadan Timetable 2015 (1436)

  Times are taken from the HM Nautical Almanac Office: (Astronomical Twilight used for Imsaak and Isha). The most common values for both Islamic evening and morning twilight’s are 18º and 18º solar depression. There are however some variations of … Continued

Ramadan message from Sadiq Khan MP
24th Jun 2015

Ramadan message from Sadiq Khan MP

Ramadan message from Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP Member of Parliament for Tooting   Ramadan is a time to cherish our families, our friends and our faith. As we come together each day to break the fast, let us use … Continued

US: Remarks by President Obama at Iftar Dinner
24th Jun 2015

US: Remarks by President Obama at Iftar Dinner

    THE PRESIDENT:  Welcome to the White House.  Now, I know that these are the longest days of the year, which is why I’m so glad that they put the first course down right away.  (Laughter.)  I know you’re … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Saudi Arabia: Makkah glows after sunset

[Public parks, traffic roundabouts and tunnels in Makkah light up after the Maghreb prayer during Ramadan, adding to the holy city’s aura. (AN photos by Ahmed Hashad)]   JEDDAH, (Arab News): Makkah has been illuminated with thousands of clear and … Continued

19th Jun 2015

Turkey: Bittersweet Ramadan joy of Syrians on Turkish border

[Photo: A baker makes breads at a bakery, the last working bakery in the town serves varied Kurdish groups fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in border town of Kobani of Aleppo, Syria on November … Continued

18th Jun 2015

Ramadan 2015 messages from politicians

Rt Hon David Cameron, MP, Prime Minister I’d like to send my very best wishes to everyone observing the holy month of Ramadan. It’s a hugely important time as Muslims in Britain and across the world mark the foundation of … Continued

27th Jul 2014

Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid

  Assalamu ‘Alaykum   Eid Mubarak Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid as moon was sighted there. “The United Ulama Council of South Africa’s (UUCSA) Central Hilaal Committee has confirmed that the Hilaal (Crescent) for the month of Shawwal … Continued

24th Jul 2014

India: Shiv Sena MP caught force-feeding fasting Muslim employee, sparks outrage

    (India Times): The parliament erupted in anger after television footage showed a Shiv Sena leader apparently trying to force-feed a Muslim man during the fasting month of Ramadan. Opposition Congress MPs launched raucous protests in the parliament, saying … Continued

4th Jul 2014

Saudi Arabia: Sprinklers ease Ramadan hardship

  [Muslims wait for the call to Maghreb prayer to break their Ramadan fast in the courtyard of the Prophet’s Mosque. (photo by Yusuf Mohammad)] By YUSUF MOHAMMAD Madinah, (Arab News): Temperatures in the courtyards of the Prophet’s Mosque in … Continued

3rd Jul 2014

Radio Ramadan Listings

Radio Ramadan Listings: http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/newspaper/home-news/11007-2/

3rd Jul 2014

Ramadan month is to attain spiritual purification

  This year over 2.7 million British Muslims will fast during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The blessed month is regarded as a time of self-reflection, worship and spiritual purification. In many ways, Ramadan is a period of … Continued

3rd Jul 2014

Many Muslim footballers will fast during World Cup

  Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini, Fulham’s Moussa Dembele and Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté are amongst the Premier League players who will fast during the World Cup, for the first time since 1986. Detailed story visit http://muslimnews.co.uk/newspaper/sport/many-muslim-footballers-will-fast-world-cup/  

3rd Jul 2014

Ramadan messages: political leaders

  Ramadan messages from UK political leaders: Prime Minister, David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister, & Leader of Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, Opposition Leader, & Leader of Labour Party, Ed Miliband, Shadow Justice Secretary & Shadow Lord Chancellor, Sadiq Khan, First Minister … Continued

3rd Jul 2014

Moonsighting for Ramadhan 1435

Moonsighting for Ramadhan 1435 The Astronomical New Moon is on Friday June 27, 201 4 at 8:08 GMT. There is very small possibility of m oonsighting by telescope in South America on that d ay. On June 28, the moon … Continued

3rd Jul 2014

Upload your Ramadan pics

The Muslim News invites its readers to share their Ramadan experiences through a range of filters this month. From selfies at Sehri, to iftar with the family, we value your insight into the daily lives of British Muslims this Ramadan. … Continued

8th Aug 2013

عid Mubarak

We bid farewell to the blessed month of Ramadan, a month that brought us closer to God and uplifted our spirituality; a month that unites the Muslim ummah in fasting and prayers; a month that made our hearts tender towards our … Continued

25th Jul 2013

Moon for Shawwal 1434

  The Astronomical New Moon is on August 6, 2013 (Tuesday) at 21:51 GMT. This moon is not visible anywhere on August 6. On August 7, it may be visible only in South America and Polynesian Islands. On August 8, … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Saudi Arabia: Businesses want more working hours in Ramadan

   [Shop owners are offering bonuses to encourage their employees to work longer hours during Ramadan to meet demand.] By Diana Al-Jassem Jeddah, (Arab News): Reducing the number of working hours confuses markets’ needs in Ramadan, according to business experts. … 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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