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Canadian Muslims relive fear and despair of Québec shooting post New Zealand mosque attacks
29th Mar 2019

Canadian Muslims relive fear and despair of Québec shooting post New Zealand mosque attacks

Memorial for victims of the Québec mosque shooting on January 29, 2017 (Photo: Renaud Philippe/AA) Shenaz Kermalli in Toronto “No one should be this afraid,” reflected Amira Elghawaby, a Canadian journalist and leading commentator on the Muslim community after waking … Continued

29th Mar 2019

May accused of ‘burying head in sand’ over Islamophobia

Hamed Chapman Two Muslim Conservative peers are leading calls for a fully independent inquiry into the extent Britain’s current ruling party is riddled with Islamophobia The latest repeated pleas come as 14 Tory members have been suspended for posting Muslim … Continued

Turkey condemns China’s treatment of Uyghur, as other Muslim countries remain silent
29th Mar 2019

Turkey condemns China’s treatment of Uyghur, as other Muslim countries remain silent

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seen here with China’s President Xi Jinping in 2016 has cemented a $10 billion deal for a refining and petrochemical complex in China last month (Photo: Pool/Bandar Algaloud/Anadolu Agency) Meng Yihua Turkey recently … Continued

Indian Kashmiri Muslims harassed back to Kashmir
29th Mar 2019

Indian Kashmiri Muslims harassed back to Kashmir

Some Kashmiri students at Haryana University (top) had to lock themselves in their hostel rooms and could not step out even to get food (Photo: MDU Rohtak/Creative Commons) Sajeda Haider The collateral damage of the latest military stand-off between long-term … Continued

Brexit: two-and-a-half years wasted
25th Jan 2019

Brexit: two-and-a-half years wasted

(Photo:UK Parliament/ Mark Duffy) It is two-and-a-half years since Prime Minister, David Cameron, made the fateful decision to hold an entirely unnecessary referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU. Its primary aim was a vain attempt to heal … Continued

30th Nov 2018

Six arrested over Grenfell Tower bonfire

Aqila Mumthaz Bobbi Connell, 19, and dad Clifford Smith, 49, and neighbour Paul Bussetti, 46, handed themselves in to south London police on November 5, after the horrific footage showed the men mocking the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze by burning … Continued

28th Sep 2018

Australian Muslim ban proposal receives enormous backlash

Fathiya Abdillahi Queensland Senator, Fraser Anning, was heavily criticised for delivering a highly Islamophobic and racist maiden speech to Parliament. He vocalised his plan for a Muslim ban in Australia, claiming that the majority of the Australian population shared his … Continued

Opt-out organ donation law is being considered in England
24th Aug 2018

Opt-out organ donation law is being considered in England

A change in the law on organ donation is being considered by Parliament, under the proposed system adults will be presumed organ donors unless they have specifically recorded their decision not to be. The Government has said an ‘opt-out system’ … Continued

Johnson opens floodgates for more anti-Muslim hate crimes
24th Aug 2018

Johnson opens floodgates for more anti-Muslim hate crimes

(Photo: Pixabay.com/CC0 Creative Commons) Boris Johnson is expected to get off scot-free after his latest Islamophobic outburst against Muslim women who wear the veil. Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, has already, perhaps rather rashly, prejudged that the former Foreign Secretary … Continued

Mentoring scheme to tackle racial disparity launched
26th Jul 2018

Mentoring scheme to tackle racial disparity launched

Minister for the Cabinet Office, David Lidington has launched the Rochdale Mentoring Scheme on July 3. (Photo: FCO/Creative Commons) Hamed Chapman A Mentoring Scheme has been launched in Britain to tackle race disparity suffered by ethnic minorities in employment. Chancellor … Continued

UK gives Israel virtual licence to massacre Palestinians
8th Jun 2018

UK gives Israel virtual licence to massacre Palestinians

(Photo: Ashraf Amra – Anadolu Agency ) If any country warranted the odious description of being labelled as a pariah state none is more deserving than Israel. Since its creation 70 years ago, its behaviour has been distinctive and out … Continued

Palestinians mowed down by Israel as world just watched
8th Jun 2018

Palestinians mowed down by Israel as world just watched

Grandmum of 8-month-old Palestinian Leila Anwar Ghandoour mourns with her family. The baby died from tear gas inhalation in Gaza on May 15. (Photo: Mustafa Hassona/AA) Hamed Chapman The British Government had the ignominy of being among countries refusing to … Continued

India to become a Hindu nation by 2024, announces BJP MP
26th Jan 2018

India to become a Hindu nation by 2024, announces BJP MP

Demonstrators gather outside Bikaner House in New Delhi, India on December 9, 2017, in protest over the murder of Mohammad Afrazul, a worker from West Bengal who became the latest Muslim victim of Hindu extremists. Afrazul’s killer Shambu Lal Regar, … Continued

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days
24th Nov 2017

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days

Rohingya Musilm refugees fleeing Myanmar military attack in Rakhine state reach Bangladesh border of Palongkhali of Coxs Bazaar on October 17 (Photo: Stringer/AA) Büşra Nur Özcan, Fatih Erel and Kubra Chuhan The 25-year-old teacher hid among the bodies of his … Continued

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings
24th Nov 2017

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings

Priti Patel was forced to resign as UK International Development Secretary after holding 12 unauthorised meetings in Israel including one with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: Commons) Hamed Chapman Development Secretary, Priti Patel, was forced out of Theresa May’s cabinet … Continued

EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’
29th Sep 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’

Lord Ahmad at the UN meeting (Photo: Foreign & Commonwealth Office) Ahmed J Versi Prime Minister, Theresa May, told the United Nations General Assembly on September 20 that tech firms needed to develop the capacity to take down terrorist-related material … Continued

Finsbury Park terror attack victim was alive when he was struck by van ploughing worshippers
28th Jul 2017

Finsbury Park terror attack victim was alive when he was struck by van ploughing worshippers

Father of six Makram Ali died of “multiple injuries” (Photo: Metropolitan Police) Elham Asaad Buaras The autopsy on Makram Ali, the only person killed in the Finsbury Park terror attack – has revealed that he died from “multiple injuries” and … Continued

Fifteen-year-old Muslim knifed to death by Hindu mob on a packed train in India
28th Jul 2017

Fifteen-year-old Muslim knifed to death by Hindu mob on a packed train in India

Thousands turn out in protests across India against a wave of attacks on Muslims by mobs that accuse them of killing cows or eating beef, Jantar Mantar New Delhi June 17 (Photo: Javed Sultan/AA) Sajeda Haider The horrific murder of … Continued

Worst of insidious terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Worst of insidious terrorism

(Photo: Ardfern Creative Commons) Two heinous terrorist attacks were carried out during the general election campaign but politicians from all parties did not let it derail the political process. A suicide bomber insidiously detonated an improvised explosive device, packed with … Continued

No elections come much bigger
26th May 2017

No elections come much bigger

Launching her party’s manifesto, Prime Minister, Theresa May, emphasised the crucial importance of getting the next five years right for the country’s prosperity, its place in the world, for living standards and for the opportunities of future generations. “If we … 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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