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Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque
12th Jul 2018

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque

By Esat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israel prohibited the Muslim call to prayer 298 times in the first half of this year at a historical mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. “Occupying Israeli forces prohibited the … Continued

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam
24th Jan 2018

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A local politician from the far-right, Alternative for Germany (AfD), has converted to Islam, media reported on Tuesday. Arthur Wagner, AfD’s vice-president in the eastern Havelland district, declined to make a comment on his … Continued

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi
26th Dec 2017

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AA): A Burundian Muslim association has translated the Holy Quran into Kirundi, one of the two official languages of the East African country, a religious leader told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. Sheikh Sadiki Kajandi, the president and legal … Continued

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque
20th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under the Al-Buraq Wall –known to Jews as the Western Wall– in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened … Continued

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik
17th Dec 2017

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Saturday it will file a fresh appeal to Interpol after it turned down a request to issue a red notice for popular preacher Zakir Naik — … Continued

Pakistan’s law minister resigns to end capital’s siege
27th Nov 2017

Pakistan’s law minister resigns to end capital’s siege

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan’s federal law minister resigned from office early Monday bringing an end to a three-week long siege of the capital Islamabad, state-run Pakistan Television reporter. The resignation comes after protests on allegation of … Continued

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home
10th Nov 2017

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home

By Serhad Shaker   BAGHDAD (AA): Scores of young Iraqi Muslims have taken part in the restoration of the Middle East’s second largest church, urging their displaced Christian neighbors to return to their homes. “Dozens of young Muslim volunteers from … Continued

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden
7th Oct 2017

Sweden: ‘Allah’ & ‘Ali’ patterns in burial costumes of Vikings discovered in Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Swedish researchers this week unveiled burial costumes in graves from the Viking Age with the words ‘Allah’ and ‘Ali’ written on them. Muslims use the word Allah for god, while Ali is the name … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
1st Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

By Ali Abo Rezeg   (AA): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world Thursday ascended Mount Arafat, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, to mark the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims flocked to Arafat … Continued

UK: Eid al Adha message from Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable
31st Aug 2017

UK: Eid al Adha message from Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable

Eid al-Adha Message from Leader of Liberal Democrats, Rt Hon Vince Cable MP: I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all those observing Eid al-Adha this year. This holy festival teaches us about the importance of sacrifice, selflessness … Continued

UK: Eid al Adha message from PM Theresa May
31st Aug 2017

UK: Eid al Adha message from PM Theresa May

Eid al Adha message from Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May MP:   “I send my warmest wishes to Muslims around the world, and here in the United Kingdom, who are celebrating Eid al-Adha this week. And I congratulate everyone … Continued

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims
23rd Aug 2017

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The Islamic practice of instant divorce was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court voted by 3-2 against the tradition whereby a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban
19th May 2017

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban

By Serife Cetin and Hatem Sakly   BRUSSELS (AA): Muslim and Jewish communities in Belgium are to appeal a decision by one of the country’s regions to prohibit the slaughter of un-stunned animals. It would effectively criminalize halal and kosher … Continued

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede
24th Apr 2017

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): One elderly man was killed, 250 of Shia Muslim pilgrims were injured in a stampede in Baghdad on Sunday, panicked by rumors a suicide bomber was about to blow himself up, according to an … Continued

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’
21st Apr 2017

US family wins battle, names baby ‘Allah’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A family in the U.S. state of Georgia has been issued a birth certificate for their child with the surname of “Allah” after the state initially declined to issue the document, according to the … Continued

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery
23rd Feb 2017

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery

NEW YORK (AA) : Muslim activists raised more than $78,000 as of early Wednesday afternoon to help repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Missouri. Organizers were “overjoyed” the campaign on launchgood.com reached its goal of $20,000 within three … Continued

Germany: Imams’ flats searched in ‘espionage’ probe
16th Feb 2017

Germany: Imams’ flats searched in ‘espionage’ probe

By Ayhan Simsek and Mesut Zeyrek   BERLIN (AA): German police Wednesday searched the apartments of four Turkish imams as part of an investigation into alleged intelligence-gathering activities. The Federal Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement that the imams are … Continued

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions
25th Nov 2016

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Lawmakers in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province have passed a bill outlawing forced religious conversions, declaring them a punishable crime. Parties across the board passed the bill which does not allow anyone under 18 to … Continued

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Leader of Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn
12th Sep 2016

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Leader of Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn

Eid Al Adha message from Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn, MP:   “On behalf of the Labour Party, I want to send my best wishes to all Muslims in the United … 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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