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France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats
28th Oct 2020

France: Mosque in Vernon receives death threats

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): A mosque in Vernon district in northern France received a threatening notice Tuesday, according to a post on Twitter by the Islam & Info website. The notice, left in the mosque’s mailbox, contained death … Continued

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid
15th Oct 2020

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA): French police raided Wednesday the home of Muslim NGO BarakaCity’s founder and arrested him, the organization, which broadcast the raid live on its social channels, said. Idriss Sihamedi, the NGO’s president, was beaten up … Continued

France: MPs leave meeting over student wearing hijab
18th Sep 2020

France: MPs leave meeting over student wearing hijab

By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA) :  Right-wing and republican lawmakers walked out of a meeting in France’s parliament Thursday due to the presence of a woman wearing a Muslim headscarf. During the meeting in Paris, which was discussing the … Continued

France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one
9th Mar 2020

France: Gunman opens fire in Paris mosque, wounding one

PARIS (Agencies): A man opened fire in a mosque in northeastern Paris on Sunday night, seriously wounding one person. The mosque is located on Rue de Tanger in the city’s 19th administrative district, he headquarters of ACIMA (Adda’wa Islamic Cultural … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year
28th Jan 2020

France: Islamophobic attacks up sharply last year

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA):  Islamophobic attacks in France rose by 54% in 2019, the president of the National Observatory of Islamophobia said Monday. In a written statement, Abdallah Zekri said there were 100 attacks against Muslims in France … Continued

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once
7th Nov 2019

France: 42% of Muslims harassed at least once

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A poll said on Wednesday that 42% of Muslims in France were harassed at least once in their lives. The survey published by the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) said most racial harassment occurred … Continued

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque
29th Oct 2019

France: Two injured as man shoots at worshippers inside mosque

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   (AA) :An 84-year-old man has been arrested after he shot and wounded two people at a mosque in the southern French city of Bayonne on Monday, local media reported. Former soldier and candidate for France’s … Continued

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France
22nd Sep 2019

France: Car rams into mosque in eastern France

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A car rammed into a mosque in the eastern French city of Colmar on late Saturday. The vehicle crashed into the Grand Mosque of Colmar, damaging its gate and doorway, said the prefecture of … Continued

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips
17th May 2019

French Senate votes to ban headscarf on school trips

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … Continued

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition
31st Jan 2019

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition

By Mohammed al-Samei   ADEN, Yemen (AA): Thousands of children have been killed and injured in war-torn conflict since 2015, UN children’s fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. “Over 6,700 children [were] verified killed or injured since 2015,” UNICEF said on … Continued

France: Shooting near Christmas market leaves 3 dead, 13 wounded
12th Dec 2018

France: Shooting near Christmas market leaves 3 dead, 13 wounded

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): At least three people were killed and 13 others injured Tuesday when a gunman opened fire in the French city of Strasbourg, according to local authorities. The incident took place close to the historic … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King
15th Oct 2018

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King

By Merve Yildizalp ANKARA (AA) – In a Sunday night phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan stressed forming a joint working group to probe the … Continued

Between 1000 to 9,600 Iraqi, Syrian civilians killed by US-led coalition
31st Aug 2018

Between 1000 to 9,600 Iraqi, Syrian civilians killed by US-led coalition

By Muayyad al-Tarfi BAGHDAD (AA): A U.S.-led military coalition admitted Thursday that more than 1,000 civilians in Iraq and Syria had been killed by coalition airstrikes since the alliance was established four years ago to fight the Daesh terrorist group. … Continued

France: 10 charged over anti-Muslim terror plot
29th Jun 2018

France: 10 charged over anti-Muslim terror plot

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French prosecutors have charged 10 far-right extremists with criminal terrorist conspiracy over a terrorist plot to attack Muslims, who they called “enemy within” French media reported on Thursday. Among the nine men and one … Continued

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah
6th Jun 2018

Syria: Human Rights report slams hundreds of civilians killed in US-led raid on Raqqah

By Sadik Kedir   (AA): The U.S., France, and Britain should admit to the hundreds of civilians they killed in their raid last year in Raqqah, Syria, calling it a “war of annihilation,” Amnesty International argued on Tuesday. “From amid … Continued

France: French proposal lead by former President and PM want changes in verses of Qur’an
8th May 2018

France: French proposal lead by former President and PM want changes in verses of Qur’an

(AA & The Atlantic): On April 21, 300 prominent French figures, including former President Nicolas Sarkozy and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls signed a manifesto published in the French daily Le Parisien demanded some parts of the Qur’an, which they claimed … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks
15th Mar 2018

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA)  The U.S. called on the UN Wednesday to hold Russia accountable for the chemical poisonings of two individuals, including a former Russian spy, on British soil. However, France asked UK for evidence of Russian … Continued

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux
30th Jan 2018

France: “PYD/PKK supporters” vandalise mosque in Bordeaux

By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): A mosque in the French city of Bordeaux has been targeted by supporters of the PYD/PKK terrorist group, who vandalized it and spray painted threats against the Turkish Muslim community on its walls. Emre … Continued

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’
18th Jan 2018

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A far-right mayor’s decision to ban pork substitutes in school meals has been slammed by the head of a watchdog group. Julien Sanchez, mayor of Beaucaire town in the south of France and a … 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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