Germany: Labor court upholds Muslim teacher’s right to wear hijab
29th Aug 2020

Germany: Labor court upholds Muslim teacher’s right to wear hijab

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA):The capital Berlin’s ban on teachers who are wearing headscarves is unconstitutional, a top German court ruled Thursday. A Muslim teacher who was not allowed to teach in Berlin state schools because she wore a … Continued

Germany:  Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned
19th May 2020

Germany: Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned

By Dilara Hamit   (AA): An Islamophobic incident in which a pig’s head was mounted onto the door of mosque in southern Germany drew condemnation from Turkey on Monday. Two unidentified people placed a pig’s head Saturday night on the … Continued

Germany: Mosques preparing to reopen next weekend
2nd May 2020

Germany: Mosques preparing to reopen next weekend

BERLIN (AA): Mosques in Germany will reopen their doors to worshippers next weekend, following a government decision to ease coronavirus restrictions in the country. Germany’s Muslim Coordination Council (KRM) has announced on Friday that most of the mosques will reopen … Continued

COVID-19: More recovered in Germany than still infected
13th Apr 2020

COVID-19: More recovered in Germany than still infected

BERLIN (AA): Germany registered on Sunday for the first time more fully recovered coronavirus patients than people still infected with the virus, according to the country’s disease control agency. The Robert Koch Institute reported 60,200 recoveries as of Sunday, compared … Continued

COVID-19: Call to prayer gesture in heart of Europe
4th Apr 2020

COVID-19: Call to prayer gesture in heart of Europe

By Cuneyt Karadag and Abdullah Asiran   BERLIN (AA): Nearly 100 mosques in Germany and the Netherlands on Friday rang out with the sound of the call to prayer, as a gesture of support for Muslims amid the coronavirus pandemic. … Continued

Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings
20th Feb 2020

Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): Death toll in the western German town of Hanau from an armed attack on two shisha cafes rose to 9, including Turkish citizens after a person succumbed to injuries at the hospital. Four people … Continued

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested
18th Feb 2020

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested

BERLIN (AA):   A far-right terror cell planned attacks on six mosques across Germany but was dismantled by the police last week following a tip from an informant, local media reported on Monday. The group’s leading figure Werner S. made concrete … Continued

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany
9th Dec 2019

Germany: 11-year old girl wearing headscarf attacked brutally in E Germany

By Erbil Basay   BERLIN (AA): An 11-year-old Muslim girl wearing a headscarf was injured in a suspected Islamophobic attack by two far-right extremists in the eastern state of Saxony, Germany on Sunday, according to local reports. The suspected attackers, … Continued

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister
4th Dec 2019

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister

By Oliver Towfigh Nia   BERLIN (AA): Germany’s integration minister on Tuesday expressed concern over Islamophobia, warning that it poses a “real danger” to social cohesion. Presenting the annual government report on the state of integration in the capital Berlin, … Continued

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque
25th Nov 2019

Germany: Far-right sent bomb threat to Berlin mosque

BERLIN (AA): Suspected far-right extremists emailed a bomb threat to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Monday. Mosque officials told Anadolu Agency that they immediately informed the police after receiving an e-mail from the far-right terrorist group Combat 18, which claimed … Continued

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia
8th Nov 2019

East Germany gripped by surging xenophobia, Islamophobia

By Oliver Towfigh Nia BERLIN (AA): Germany marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this week, but growing xenophobia and Islamophobia in especially formerly communist East Germany is seriously threatening the country’s national security. Three decades … Continued

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat
1st Nov 2019

Germany: Cologne mosque reopens after hoax bomb threat

COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Police have given the all clear on Thursday at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne, after it was evacuated due to a telephone bomb threat. Following a thorough search at Cologne Central Mosque complex … Continued

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque
11th Oct 2019

Germany: Neo-Nazi gunman planned attack on mosque

By Ayhan Şimşek   BERLIN (AA): A neo-Nazi who killed two people in eastern Germany Wednesday originally planned to storm a mosque, according to a manifesto apparently written by him and posted online. Stephan Balliet, 27, tried to enter a synagogue … Continued

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event
29th Sep 2019

Germany: Women attacked at anti-Islamophobia event

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): An event meant to raise awareness of Islamophobia in Germany on Saturday was the scene of a violent attack, according to the head of the event organizer. At the Support Diversity event in … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax
14th Sep 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Berlin mosque found to be a hoax

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A bomb threat emailed to Berlin’s prominent Sehitlik Mosque on Friday morning turned out to be a hoax, officials said. Berlin police spokesperson Heidi Voigt told Anadolu Agency that they determined that the bomb … Continued

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner
8th Aug 2019

Germany’s Muslims call for an Islamophobia commissioner

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Muslim community has called on the government to create a new government post to counter growing Islamophobia in the country. Aiman Mazyek, president of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, proposed on Wednesday … Continued

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany
18th Jul 2019

Germany: Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Unidentified assailants desecrated a mosque in Munster, western Germany late on Tuesday. The assailants tore pages of a copy of Quran at Barbaros Mosque of the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB). … Continued

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax
10th Jul 2019

Germany: Bomb threat at Cologne mosque found to be a hoax

COLOGNE, Germany (AA) : The police have issued an “all clear” after investigating a bomb threat at Germany’s largest mosque in the western city of Cologne. The bomb threat, apparently sent by a far-right group via e-mail on Tuesday, forced … Continued

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days
12th Jun 2019

Germany: 3 mosques attacked in 2 days

By Mesut Zeyrek   COLOGNE, Germany (AA): Three mosques in Germany have suffered assaults over the past two days, a local Turkish Muslim community leader said on Tuesday. At the Eyup Sultan Mosque in Kamen, North Rhine-Westphalia, a right-wing group … Continued

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire
26th May 2019

Germany: Muslim group calls probe into mosque fire

Ayhan Şimşek BERLIN (AA)  Turkish-Muslim association IGMG has called for complete and thorough investigation into suspected arson attack on Saturday at a mosque in North Rhine-Westphalia,the western German city of Hagen. There were no casualties. Omer Oral, the head 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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