New Zealand: Christchurch mosques’ terrorist sentenced to life without parole
27th Aug 2020

New Zealand: Christchurch mosques’ terrorist sentenced to life without parole

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): A 29-year-old Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the first such ruling ever … Continued

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins
24th Aug 2020

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): The four-day sentencing hearing of the terrorist responsible for the Christchurch mosque attacks, the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history, began Monday morning, according to a local daily. Brenton Tarrant, 29, an Australian … Continued

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus
23rd Aug 2020

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A court in western India quashed criminal proceedings Saturday against foreign and Indian nationals accused of snubbing precautions against the novel coronavirus by attending a Muslim congregation in a mosque, saying they were … Continued

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

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic
30th Jul 2020

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): This year the Meerut district’s animal market in India’s most populous northern state of Uttar Pradesh is deserted. With days before the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, the biggest animal market in western Uttar … 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

Sweden: 22% Swedish don’t want Muslim neighbors
17th Jul 2020

Sweden: 22% Swedish don’t want Muslim neighbors

By Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak (AA): Some 22% Swedish people are not open to the idea of having a neighbor who is either Muslim or has a Middle Eastern background, according to a recent study. Most participants said it does … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … 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

BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality
16th Jun 2020

BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality

By Beyza Binnur Donmez   (AA): Dozens of American Muslim organizations joined Monday to the demands for changing policing practices in the US, after death of George Floyd under police custody last month. “The victimization of unarmed Black Muslims has … Continued

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … 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

Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for the third straight year following a mass exodus in August 2017. “Eid does not carry any significance for us in … 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

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19
17th Apr 2020

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19

  By Seleshi Tessema ADDIS ABABA-Ethiopia (AA): While in other parts of the world, authorities labored to convince some religious groups about the dangers of the pandemic, in Ethiopia two major religions Christianity and Islam took no time to join … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir
6th Apr 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) rejected the new laws introduced by the Indian government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it could change the Muslim-majority region’s demographics. In a statement, issued late Saturday … Continued

Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus
25th Mar 2020

Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in Myanmar on Wednesday called for a unity in fighting the coronavirus as the country reported three positive cases of COVID-19, so far. Tin Maung Than, secretary of Islamic … 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

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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