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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A British honor granted to Myanmar’s leader has been withdrawn amid atrocities targeting the Muslim minority in her country, causing more than half a million Rohingya to take refuge in neighboring Bangladesh.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

UK: Suspect arrested in ‘Islamophobic’ acid attack
10th Jul 2017

UK: Suspect arrested in ‘Islamophobic’ acid attack

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A male suspect has been arrested in connection to an acid attack on two Muslims, according to a statement Sunday by Metropolitan Police. John Tomlin, 24, “handed himself into an east London police … Continued

UK: Massive fire engulfs Camden Lock Market in north London
10th Jul 2017

UK: Massive fire engulfs Camden Lock Market in north London

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): More than 70 firefighters responded to a huge fire at the famous Camden Market early Monday morning, the city’s fire brigade said. The fire has been brought under control. London Fire Brigade asked … Continued

UK: Vigil held to protest Islamophobic attacks
6th Jul 2017

UK: Vigil held to protest Islamophobic attacks

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A group of activists held a vigil Wednesday in the British capital to support the victims of the most recent anti-Muslim attacks in the U.K. Stand Up To Racism held the vigil in … Continued

UK Muslim victim says acid attack was Islamophobic
1st Jul 2017

UK Muslim victim says acid attack was Islamophobic

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A Muslim man who recently suffered “life-changing injuries” when he was sprayed in the face with acid in East London has described the incident as a hate crime. Speaking in an emotional interview … Continued

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

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London
26th Jun 2017

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Riot police responded late Sunday to a violent protest as demonstrators erected barricades and set fires to roads near the Forest Gate police station. The disturbance followed a Black Lives Matter protest after … Continued

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
23rd Jun 2017

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her government’s plans Thursday to grant special “settled EU status” to EU citizens living in the U.K. for five years. The new status unveiled during a European … Continued

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response
22nd Jun 2017

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Wednesday for the inadequate support for the victims and families of last week’s Grenfell Tower block fire, which killed at least 79 people. Meanwhile, Nicholas Holgate, the … Continued

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers
19th Jun 2017

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): A man has died and 10 people have been injured after white van ploughed 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim Welfare House in north London, in what Metropolitan police have called a … 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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