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29th Jun 2018

Berlin court bans teacher from wearing hijab

  Harun Nasrullah   A Muslim primary school teacher has lost her bid to overturn a law banning the wearing of religious clothing by public servants in Berlin. The Berlin Labour court judge ruled last month that the city-state’s neutrality … Continued

Leeds mosque and gurdwara targeted in arson attack
29th Jun 2018

Leeds mosque and gurdwara targeted in arson attack

Elham Asaad Buaras Two early-morning arson attacks on a mosque and gurdwara [Sikh place of worship] in Leeds on June 5 are being treated as hate crimes by police. West Yorkshire Police was called to the Jamia Masjid Abu Huraira … Continued

Denmark latest European country to ban the niqab
29th Jun 2018

Denmark latest European country to ban the niqab

  (Photo: Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil) Elham Asaad Buaras Denmark has become the latest European country to ban full-face veils in public on May 29. The law, which mainly affects Muslim women wearing a niqab, was passed by 75 votes … Continued

Historical account of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
29th Jun 2018

Historical account of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The Rohingya Crisis, A People Facing Extinction. By Muhammad Abdul Bari. Kube Publishing 2018. Pb 74pp. £4.99 The book is a concise, well researched, easily readable and passioned book on the history and plight of the Rohingya people in Myanmar. … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Israeli firm was used to hack Nigerian president

  Nadine Osman   Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower at the centre of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, told a House of Commons Committee on March 27 that an Israeli intelligence gathering firm was involved in a hacking scheme … Continued

French mayor forced to remove Nakba street sign amid far-right pro-Israeli intimidation
29th Jun 2018

French mayor forced to remove Nakba street sign amid far-right pro-Israeli intimidation

(Photo: Dominique Lesparre/Twitter) Nadine Osman A Paris mayor has been warned he will be ‘blown up’ after naming a street in commemoration of the thousands of Palestinians forced out of their homes by the creation of Israel. Dominique Lesparre, 71, … Continued

Man charged over ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters
29th Jun 2018

Man charged over ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters

  Nadine Osman A Lincoln man accused of sending letters calling on people to launch violent attacks on ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ has appeared in court on June 15. David Parnham is accused of 14 offences including soliciting murder with … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Saliva test for Prostate cancer starts trials

Trials have started for a new test for prostate cancer that involves analysing saliva. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. It often has no symptoms, which makes it difficult to diagnose in the early … Continued

One in five Americans would strip Muslims of their right to vote
29th Jun 2018

One in five Americans would strip Muslims of their right to vote

(Image: Democracy Fund Voter Study Group) Harun Nasrullah One in five Americans would deny Muslim Americans the right to vote, and many would support a temporary ban on Muslims entering the country, according to a new study. The Democracy Fund … Continued

British Muslim Heritage Centre receives Queen’s award
29th Jun 2018

British Muslim Heritage Centre receives Queen’s award

  Nadine Osmann   The British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) has been awarded Her Majesty the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award was created by Her Majesty to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002 and to recognise the outstanding … Continued

PM praises mosque support Grenfell Tower fire survivors
29th Jun 2018

PM praises mosque support Grenfell Tower fire survivors

PM, Theresa May hosts an Eid reception (Photo: Downing Street) Ahmed J Versi Prime Minster, Theresa May, thanked Muslims at Al-Manaar Mosque situated short distance from Grenfell Tower, for opening up the mosque to the survivors of the fire. “Everything … Continued

Home Secretary Javid hits back at those questioning his faith
29th Jun 2018

Home Secretary Javid hits back at those questioning his faith

Ahmed J Versi Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, lashed out at those deriding him as “not Muslim enough” after he rejected claims by the Muslim Council of Britain that there was widespread Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Speaking at the Big … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Religious hate incidents surge in UK universities

Harun Nasrullah Reported racist incidents in UK universities has surged by more than a whopping 60 per cent between 2015 and 2017, while the number of religiously motivated hate crime incidents doubled in the same period, according to an investigation … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Muslim councillors and schools

Sir, Your annual list of Muslims elected as councillors and Muslim schools GCSE table is commendable. It cannot be found anywhere. You are doing a valuable contribution to your stellar work. I know it must be tedious to find Muslim … Continued

Reshuffle highlights shortage of Muslim Tory MPs
26th Jan 2018

Reshuffle highlights shortage of Muslim Tory MPs

Following her latest reshuffle of ministers, Prime Minister, Theresa May, claimed her new Government team had become more diverse and would ensure it “looks more like the country it serves”. The exercise at the beginning of the New Year was … Continued

Winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016
29th Apr 2016

Winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016

The Muslim News Awards is proud to announce the winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016, we congratulate every individual and organization nominated and short-listed for the fourteenth awards. #inspiringmuslims 2017 NOMINATION FORM –   Alhambra Award for … Continued

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016 Short-list
26th Feb 2016

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016 Short-list

The readership of The Muslim News selected and nominated them, and our distinguished independent panel of Judges reviewed, deliberated and mused over the list and here they are. The illustrious men, women, children and projects deemed to be worthy of … 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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