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UK: Birmingham city hosts Europe’s largest Eid gathering
16th Jun 2018

UK: Birmingham city hosts Europe’s largest Eid gathering

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA) – Birmingham hosted Europe’s largest Eid al-Fitr gathering with more than 140,000 people attending the celebration on Friday. Organized by the Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre (GLMCC), the large gathering saw the attendees say … Continued

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu
8th Jun 2018

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): The UK continues to believe that the nuclear deal with Iran is the best way to prevent it from getting nuclear weapons, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “We will remain committed to … Continued

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque
28th Apr 2018

UK: Car ploughs into pedestrians near Birmingham mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Two men have been injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians outside a mosque in Birmingham, England on Friday. West Midland Police said they were trying to trace the vehicle following the incident … Continued

25th Apr 2018

UK: Speech of Cabinet Minister David Lidington at The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2018

  London, UK: Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, David Lidington, gave the following speech at the Sixteenth The Muslim News Awards for Excellence on 23 April 2018. Introduction Good evening everyone; Assalamu Alaikum. It’s a real pleasure to be here … Continued

UK: Need more BAME MPs to reflect modern Britain, says Lib Dem leader
25th Apr 2018

UK: Need more BAME MPs to reflect modern Britain, says Lib Dem leader

By Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Liberal Democrats are still not representative of modern Britain, Leader of the Party told The Muslim News. Sir Vince Cable acknowledged that his party was not “yet fully representative of modern … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks
15th Mar 2018

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA)  The U.S. called on the UN Wednesday to hold Russia accountable for the chemical poisonings of two individuals, including a former Russian spy, on British soil. However, France asked UK for evidence of Russian … Continued

UK: Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office
13th Mar 2018

UK: Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA) – Two people were taken to a London hospital Monday afternoon in a “precautionary” measure after a suspicious package leaking a suspicious liquid was received at a Muslim MP’s office at Westminster Palace. … Continued

UK: McDonald’s asks Muslim woman to remove headscarf
2nd Dec 2017

UK: McDonald’s asks Muslim woman to remove headscarf

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Fast-food chain McDonald’s apologized after a video surfaced Friday on Twitter of a 19-year-old Muslim student being refused entry because of her headscarf. The video, posted by a friend of the woman who … Continued

Palestinians decry 100-year-old Balfour Declaration, ask for compensation from UK
3rd Nov 2017

Palestinians decry 100-year-old Balfour Declaration, ask for compensation from UK

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets across the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday to mark the passage of 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, which laid the groundwork for Israel’s establishment — and their displacement … Continued

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis
30th Oct 2017

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed the ongoing crisis in the country over the phone earlier on Monday, according to a Iraqi presidential source. According to the source, … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double
10th Oct 2017

UK: Islamophobic attacks on UK mosques double

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Hate crimes targeting mosques in the U.K. have doubled in the past year, results of an investigation indicated on Monday. Data from British police forces across the country by the U.K.’s Press Association … Continued

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
4th Oct 2017

UK: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honor due to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A British honor granted to Myanmar’s leader has been withdrawn amid atrocities targeting the Muslim minority in her country, causing more than half a million Rohingya to take refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. Oxford … Continued

UK: 14-year-old boy stabbed outside mosque in Birmingham in critical condition
30th Sep 2017

UK: 14-year-old boy stabbed outside mosque in Birmingham in critical condition

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): A man has been arrested following stabbing of a 14-year-old boy outside the mosque in Herbert Road, Small Heath, Birmingham during the early hours Saturday. The 29-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted … Continued

UK campaigner convicted under terror law for refusing to give passwords
27th Sep 2017

UK campaigner convicted under terror law for refusing to give passwords

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The director of a British advocacy group has been convicted by a London court on charges brought against him when he refused to surrender his laptop and cellphone passwords to U.K. airport police. … Continued

UK:  IED explosion in London underground train injured 18 people
15th Sep 2017

UK: IED explosion in London underground train injured 18 people

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal & Ahmed J Versi   LONDON (AA & The Muslim News): Detonation of an improvised Explosive Devise on a London Underground train on Friday morning is being treated as a terrorist incident, British police said. 18 … Continued

UK: Brexit bill passes first hurdle in parliament
13th Sep 2017

UK: Brexit bill passes first hurdle in parliament

By Inci Gundag   LONDON (AA): Britain’s parliament voted early Tuesday to give the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill a second reading, clearing the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to launch negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU. … 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

UK court blocks attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq
1st Aug 2017

UK court blocks attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A U.K. court on Monday rejected a former Iraqi general’s bid to bring a private prosecution against former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Abdul Wahed Shannan al-Rabbat … 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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