Austrian Muslims condemn school hijab ban proposal
4th May 2018

Austrian Muslims condemn school hijab ban proposal

Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz has announced legal preparations was underway to ban the hijab in primary schools (Photo: Creative Commons) Nadine Osman Austria’s Muslim communities and civil right groups have slammed a proposal to impose a hijab ban after … Continued

Austria face veil ban comes to effect
26th Oct 2017

Austria face veil ban comes to effect

© Michel Royon / Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons Elham Asaad Buaras   The full-face veils ban came into force in Austria on October 1. The law, commonly known as the ‘Burqa ban’ came into effect in advance of a general election … Continued

Muslims well-integrated in Europe, new study confirms
29th Sep 2017

Muslims well-integrated in Europe, new study confirms

Hamed Chapman Muslims in Europe are well-integrated into mainstream society despite facing significant obstacles and resistance encountered along the way, a new study released by the Bertelsmann Foundation in Germany has found. Religion Monitor 2017 disputes myths about claimed failures … Continued

24th Feb 2017

Thousands protest Austria’s face-veil ban

Elham Asaad Buaras Thousands of Muslim women marched in the capital of Austria against the coalition Government plans to ban full-face veils (niqab) in public. The ban is part of a package of changes hammered out by the ruling Social … Continued

Austrian Minister proposes hijab ban
27th Jan 2017

Austrian Minister proposes hijab ban

Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration has appealed for a ban on the hijab for civil servants (Photo: Ailura/Creative Commons) Amira Al Hooti Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration and a member of the … Continued

27th May 2016

Austrian right-wing extremist arrested for mosque vandalism

Elham Asaad Buaras A right-wing extremist was arrested in Austria earlier this month after he allegedly placed two pig heads on a fence at an Islamic centre and smeared blood across the walls of its new mosque. 46-year-old Thomas K, … 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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