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Hunt sides with US President in Islamophobic spate against Khan
28th Jun 2019

Hunt sides with US President in Islamophobic spate against Khan

Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt (Photo: NHS Confederation/Flickr Common) Hamed Chapman The extent of Islamophobia within the ruling Tory party has once again raised its ugly head with Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, supporting the US President’s latest outburst against Labour’s London … Continued

26th Oct 2018

Tories select candidate embroiled in a series of Islamophobia rows

Harun Nasrullah The Tories have selected Shaun Bailey, a man at the centre of a series Islamophobia rows as their candidate for the 2020 Mayoral election. Bailey was forced to explain why he re-tweeted a tweet that referred to Labour’s … Continued

27th Jul 2018

Far-right supporters heckle London Mayor with vile abuse

Elham Asaad Buaras Supporters of the founder of the far-right English Defence League (EDL) interrupted and heckled Mayor of London Sadiq Khan with shouts of “jihadist” during the annual State of London Debate on June 28. The event was temporarily … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Conservative Party must end denial of Islamophobia within its ranks

  Since the creation of Israel, its leaders have for decades pretended that Palestinians did not exist. The presentation of what White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway coins as “alternative facts” was a guilt-free way of erasing the ownership rights of … Continued

29th Mar 2018

Not enough being done to combat rising tide of Islamophobia

  Month after month, the pages of this paper are filled with harrowing reports on the rising tide of Islamophobia sweeping this country. The number of Anti-Muslim hate crimes has surged by 40%, with 1,678 incidents reported in London alone … Continued

Khan to visit India, Pakistan to promote business
26th Oct 2017

Khan to visit India, Pakistan to promote business

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Photographer: Ray Tang/AA Ahmed J Versi   Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will be visiting India and Pakistan to promote UK trade. The date of the visit has not yet been fixed. Speaking to ethnic … 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

Entire families wiped out in London tower block fire
23rd Jun 2017

Entire families wiped out in London tower block fire

Photographs of the missing (Pic/ Twitter) Elham Asaad Buaras Thirty people have died and 12 are in critical condition, in a West London tower block fire that started just after 1 am in the early hours of June 14. With … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Air pollution, toxic alert in London

Earlier this year a toxic air alert was issued in London by Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London after very high pollution levels triggered a warning system. This was the first time the Mayor had declared a top-level alert under … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Man arrested over racist stickers featuring Mayor of London

Elham Asaad Buaras Police have arrested a 46-year-old man on December 2 after racist mock Pokémon stickers appeared in Underground Train Stations and Bus stops across London. The stickers, created under the name ‘Pakémon’, were spotted by “disgusted” commuters across … Continued

Mayor of London calls for an end to politics of division
25th Nov 2016

Mayor of London calls for an end to politics of division

Sadiq Khan opens the social integration conference at City Hall in London, attended by mayors from across Europe and the New York deputy mayor Elham Asaad Buaras The Mayor of London has called for an end to the politics of … Continued

1st Jul 2016

Tory councillor suspended for allegedly saying Khan will treat white people “like dirt”

Elham Asaad Buaras Merton Councillor and former GLA candidate David Dean has been suspended from the Conservative Party for allegedly making racist comments about newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan. His suspension follows a complaint from a Putney resident, after … Continued

1st Jul 2016

Trump playing into hands of Daesh, says Mayor

Ahmed J Versi Daesh say that Western values are incompatible with mainstream Islam. “These views are shared by Donald Trump which is why I was criticising Donald Trump…because Donald Trump is playing into the hands of Daesh and extremists when … Continued

EXCLUSIVE: Despite sinister campaigning against him, govt agrees to cooperate, reveals new mayor
1st Jul 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Despite sinister campaigning against him, govt agrees to cooperate, reveals new mayor

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan in an exclusive interview with the EdItor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi said the Government has agreed to work with him Ahmed J Versi Despite the Government’s sinister campaign to discredit Sadiq Khan because … Continued

27th May 2016

Congratulations, Sadiq Khan

Sir, I congratulate Mr Sadiq Khan for his election as Mayer of London. In the UK, a Muslim from Pakistani origin is accepted by the majority, a real sign of secularism. Nobody doubts his loyalty towards the UK . Well … Continued

Khan, Mayor for all Londoners
27th May 2016

Khan, Mayor for all Londoners

Flanked by Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith, newly elected Mayor of London Sadiq Khan delivers his victory speech at City Hall having won the biggest personal mandate in the history of British politics on May 6 (Photo: Ray Tang /AA) Hamed … Continued

27th May 2016

Real task starts for Khan after momentous victory

Just 20 years ago, who would have imagined that we would have so many Muslims active in British political life. There is no one more notable than the former Shadow Justice Secretary, Sadiq Khan, who has just been elected Mayor … Continued

Khan out to disprove mainstream Islamophobes
24th Mar 2016

Khan out to disprove mainstream Islamophobes

As difficult as it may be, London mayoral candidate, Sadiq Khan MP, is right not to be baited by Islamophobes in his campaign to replace Boris Johnson. There is already more than enough negativity associated with politics to avoid the … 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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