Scrolling news:

26th Oct 2018

Anti-Muslim demo shut down in the Netherlands

Nadine Osman The Mayor of Utrecht city in the Netherlands shut down an anti-Muslim demonstration October 5 by a far-right political movement in front of Ulu Mosque. During the demonstration, members of the Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West … Continued

28th Dec 2017

Dutch police officers permitted hijab

Elham Asaad Buaras A new court ruling in the Netherlands will allow Muslim policewomen serving in certain posts to wear the hijab (headscarves). Dutch police had claimed that religious symbols are incompatible with police uniforms. On November 27 the Human … Continued

28th Dec 2017

Attacks on Netherlands mosques more than double

Nadine Osman The number of anti-Muslim attacks on mosques in the Netherlands has more than doubled between 2015 and 2016, according to a report by a leading Turkish university. The report, by Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University released on November 27, … Continued

29th Sep 2017

Far-right Dutch groups target Muslims

Nadine Osman A mosque and a Muslim school in the Netherlands were targeted by a far-right group in the space of two days. Two masked men, who climbed onto the roof of Amsterdam-based Cornelius Haga Lyceum school, were arrested on … Continued

28th Jul 2017

Ex-cons 3 times more likely to get a job than applicants with Arabic names

Elham Asaad Buaras A new report has found that job applicants with violent criminal records are 3.5 times more likely to be employed than those with Arabic names in the Netherlands. Researchers sent out 520 applications for a 20-year-old male … Continued

UK ignites backlash over imported fracked gas
31st Mar 2017

UK ignites backlash over imported fracked gas

Camisea Gas project near the Urubamba River in central Peru is about 60 miles from the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu (Photo: Creative Commons) Hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, has become a contentious form of energy production … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Dutch parliament approves partial niqab ban in public

Nadine Osman MPs in the Netherlands voted overwhelmingly (132 out of 150) for a partial ban on face veils from some public places. The ruling Liberal-Labour coalition is denying there is a religious motivation behind the law, claiming the bill … 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.

Latest Tweets