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

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats
14th Oct 2020

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A Toronto mosque remained closed Tuesday after receiving violent threats as police investigate the incident. “The threats specifically contained a promise that guns had been procured to ‘do a Christchurch all over again,” … Continued

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked
9th Oct 2020

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked

BERLIN (AA) – German police recorded 188 Islamophobic crimes in the second quarter of this year, the country’s Interior Ministry has said. At least 15 mosques were attacked between April and June, and dozens of Muslims were physically assaulted or … Continued

India: Case acquitting accused in demolition of Babri Mosque ‘an institutional failure’
1st Oct 2020

India: Case acquitting accused in demolition of Babri Mosque ‘an institutional failure’

By Iftikhar Gilani   (AA): Describing the handling of a case pertaining to the demolition of the 16th century Babri Mosque as “an institutional failure”, an Indian legal luminary believed that successive governments in New Delhi and the Indian province … Continued

Canadian Muslims urge gov’t to act against hate groups
25th Sep 2020

Canadian Muslims urge gov’t to act against hate groups

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Following the murder of a caretaker at a Toronto mosque earlier this week, the head of a Muslim organization called Thursday for the government to do more to “eradicate this scourge” of white … 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

Pakistan urges ASEAN to speak out against Islamophobia
13th Sep 2020

Pakistan urges ASEAN to speak out against Islamophobia

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan(AA): Pakistan on Saturday urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to speak out against the rise of Islamophobia and extremist tendencies around the globe. The call was made by Foreign Minister Shah … Continued

Canadian judge apologizes for hijab ruling
9th Sep 2020

Canadian judge apologizes for hijab ruling

By Barry Ellsworth   TERNTON, Canada (AA): A Muslim woman whose hijab was compared to wearing a hat and sunglasses in court, finally received an apology Tuesday from a Quebec judge. But the apology was five years in the making … Continued

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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