Israel quits UNESCO as it is slammed for excavations in occupied East Jerusalem
25th Jan 2019

Israel quits UNESCO as it is slammed for excavations in occupied East Jerusalem

The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls was placed on UNESCO’s endangered list (Photo: Andrew Shiva/Wiki Commons) Nadine Osman The US and Israel quit UNESCO on new year’s day after the latter was slammed for its failure to cease … 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Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists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Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists

Zahra Billoo (Photo: Lorie Shaull/Creative Commons) Harun Nasrallah A California-based interfaith group has withdrawn an award recognising a Muslim civil rights activist, after alleged pressure from its donors who opposed the lawyer’s criticism of the Israeli Government.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

29th Jun 2018

Nursing assistant sues Medical Facilities of America after hijab sack

  Nadine Osman   A Virginia woman is suing a rehab centre which fired her after she started wearing a hijab, following her conversion to Islam. A lawsuit was filed in Federal Virginia court against the Medical Facilities of America … 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

Poverty not religion biggest factor in Muslim women’s education
29th Jun 2018

Poverty not religion biggest factor in Muslim women’s education

(Photo: United States Federal Government/WikiCommons) Nadine Osman Economics, not religion, is the key cause limiting the education of Muslim women, according to new analysis by an American fact-tank group that challenges the long-held assertions that there’s a culture clash between … Continued

Trump switches sabre-rattling towards Iran
26th Oct 2017

Trump switches sabre-rattling towards Iran

P5+1 photo session on Iran nuclear deal on 14 July, 2015 in Vienna. Photographer: Hasan Tosun/AA   Seven times the International Atomic Energy Agency has given Iran a clean bill of health over its nuclear programme. The country has been … Continued

23rd Jun 2017

Far-right extremist charged with murder

Elham Asaad Buaras The man accused of killing two men who tried to protect teenagers from his Islamophobic and racist harassment on a train in Portland, Oregon, US, was charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon and hate … 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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