29th Mar 2019

Use federal law against Islamophobic killer of Afghan-American, say campaigners

Nadine Osman The family, friends and campaigners of a Afghan-American man shot down in Indiana, by a man screaming anti-Muslim profanities at him have called on federal charges be bought against his killer as the crime was committed in one … Continued

22nd Feb 2019

Four charged with planning attack on Muslims in New York

Elham Asaad Buaras Three men and one teenager were charged with plotting to attack a Muslim enclave in upstate New York with explosive devices on January 22. Police began an investigation into the plot in Greece, Monroe County, New York, … Continued

25th Jan 2019

Twitter CEO slammed for endorsement of Myanmar tourism

  Elham Asaad Buaras Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been criticised for a seeming “tone-deaf” endorsement of tourism in Myanmar, a country recently accused by a UN fact-finding mission of pursuing a campaign of “genocide” against the Muslim (Rohingya) minority … Continued

Backlash against criminalising the Israel boycott
25th Jan 2019

Backlash against criminalising the Israel boycott

(Photo: Carlos Latuff/Wiki Commons) First, it was Holocaust Denial Laws then the broadening of anti-Semitism to include virtually any criticism of Israel. Increasingly attempts are being made to criminalise anyone supporting the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign aimed to end … Continued

US Senate blocks Bill criminalising boycott of Israel
25th Jan 2019

US Senate blocks Bill criminalising boycott of Israel

Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Combating BDS Act was blocked (Photo: Michael Vadon/Wiki Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras A Bill designed to criminalise the boycott of Israel in the US was stalled on January 8. The Senate voted 56 to 44, falling … Continued

25th Jan 2019

Pathologist forced to quit refusing to pledge allegiance to Israel fights to change Texas law

Elham Asaad Buaras A schoolchildren’s speech pathologist who was forced out of her job after she refused to sign a pro-Israel contract has sued a Texas school district for infringing on her constitutional First Amendment right for freedom of expression. … Continued

Syrian refugee teen hospitalised  after US school assault
28th Dec 2018

Syrian refugee teen hospitalised after US school assault

(Screen-grab: Alexis Work/Facebook) Aqila Mumthaz Criminal charges are pending after a Muslim teen refugee girl was beaten up by another student at her high school bathroom on December 17. The attack was so brutal she required overnight treatment at a … Continued

28th Dec 2018

US Senator voices concern over high Muslim turnout

Nadine Osman Arkansas legislature, Senator Jason Raperts, has been slammed for comments that appeared to question the right of Muslim Americans to vote. In a Facebook post, the Republican voiced concern over high turnout among Muslims in the general midterm … Continued

Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists
29th Jun 2018

Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists

Zahra Billoo (Photo: Lorie Shaull/Creative Commons) Harun Nasrallah A California-based interfaith group has withdrawn an award recognising a Muslim civil rights activist, after alleged pressure from its donors who opposed the lawyer’s criticism of the Israeli Government. In March, People … Continued

Trump slammed for ‘glaring double standards’ on mosque terror attack
25th Aug 2017

Trump slammed for ‘glaring double standards’ on mosque terror attack

Flowers placed near the boarded up window of Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Minnesota that was bombed using an IED on August 5. US President Donald Trump is yet to comment on the terror attack (Photo: Ali Rehan Rattansi/Muslim … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Pro-Palestinian activist raises $125,000 for vandalised Jewish cemetery

Harun Nasrullah A prominent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) of Israel supporter launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to help repair a Missouri Jewish cemetery vandalised last month. Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour, 37, who played an important role in … Continued

30th Dec 2016

NYC transit worker pushed down station stairs and called terrorist

  Nadine Osman A New York City transit worker was pushed down the stairs at Grand Central Terminal by a man who called her a terrorist, authorities said. The assault took place on the morning of December 5 as the … Continued

Mayor of NYC praises Muslim officer who was threatened
30th Dec 2016

Mayor of NYC praises Muslim officer who was threatened

Carmen Delrio with her granddaughter Kayleigh Arroyo, 1, police Officer Aml Elsokary carried the baby while helping Delrio out of the burning building. (Photo: NYPD) Elham Asaad Buaras New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has publicly praised a decorated … Continued

25th Nov 2016

Islamophobic hate crimes up almost 70 percent in US

Nadine Osman Islamophobic hate crimes increased by a whopping 67 percent in the United States in 2015 according to the latest figures released by the FBI on November 14. The increase is part of an overall 7 percent hike in … Continued

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation
25th Nov 2016

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation

Not long after the US presidential election results were announced on November 9, thousands of students in Los Angeles and San Francisco staged walkouts to express their dislike for the new President-elect, Donald Trump.

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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