India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group
11th Aug 2020

India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI (AA): A prominent Indian women group has charged Delhi police using a chemical agent and molesting female students of Jamia Millia Islamia, a Delhi-based central university in February. The students were protesting against new … Continued

Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India
9th Aug 2020

Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) : Police in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan have arrested two people on Saturday for allegedly beating a Muslim rickshaw driver, and forcing him to chant “Modi zindabad” — long live Modi … Continued

Palestine: West Bank mosque torched in racist ‘price tag’ attack
28th Jul 2020

Palestine: West Bank mosque torched in racist ‘price tag’ attack

By Qais Abu Samra RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A mosque was vandalized and burnt Monday in a suspected “price tag” attack in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian residents. Attackers spray-painted anti-Arab slogans and racist graffiti on the walls of … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population
27th Jun 2020

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As many as 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir since May 18, which local politicians believe is the beginning of disturbing demographic … Continued

Greece: Muslim prayer hall ordered shut
24th Jun 2020

Greece: Muslim prayer hall ordered shut

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) :Greece is closing down one of the oldest Muslim prayer halls in the greater Athens metropolitan area. Saying the facility lacks a license to operate, the Education and Religious Affairs Ministry gave a 15-day … Continued

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak
6th Jun 2020

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): India’s government said on Friday there is no need for separate probe by a federal agency into a gathering of a Muslim religious group in March, which has been blamed for the coronavirus … Continued

Mosque arson attack in Greek Cyprus condemned
2nd Jun 2020

Mosque arson attack in Greek Cyprus condemned

AA, Cyprium News, ABTTF: The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) on Monday condemned an attempt to burn down a mosque in Greek Cyprus. The attack with Molotov cocktails on Koprulu Haci Ibrahim Aga Mosque in the Limassol province on … 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

Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet
7th May 2020

Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet

By Vakkas Dogantekin   (AA): An Indian man has lost his role as school council chair and his job at a real estate company in Ontario, Canada, over an Islamophobic tweet he posted last week. Ravi Hooda protested Brampton city’s … Continued

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’
11th Mar 2020

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Head of a quasi-judicial body in India has claimed that the violence that jolted parts of union capital Delhi recently was “well-planned” and “one-sided”. In the worst-hit riots in decades, which started … 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

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence
3rd Mar 2020

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The death toll from recent anti-Muslim violence in Delhi reached 47 Monday after four more bodies were fished out from drains and brought to a hospital. 350 people have been injured in … Continued

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims
25th Feb 2020

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A police officer and six civilians were killed, 150 injured,including 48 policement, in the Indian capital Monday as clashes between pro- and anti-citizenship law protesters turned violent on the second day of … Continued

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives his attacker
23rd Feb 2020

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives his attacker

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): A Muslim worshipper who was stabbed in the neck during late afternoon (Asr) prayers, on Thursday, has forgiven his attacker. Raafat Maglad who is in his 70s was taken to hospital for … Continued

23rd Feb 2020

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives has attacker

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives has attacker   By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): A Muslim worshipper who was stabbed in the neck during late afternoon (Asr) prayers, on Thursday, has forgiven his attacker. Raafat Maglad … 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

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief
17th Feb 2020

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The UN chief on Sunday voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable.” UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ remarks came during a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood … 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

Canada: Muslim group challenges Quebec religious law
18th Jan 2020

Canada: Muslim group challenges Quebec religious law

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) filed on Friday a challenge to Quebec’s controversial religious symbols law with Canada’s top court. Also joining in the challenge were the Canadian Civil Liberties Association … 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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