Senegal: 16 dead in annual Muslim pilgrimage accidents
7th Oct 2020

Senegal: 16 dead in annual Muslim pilgrimage accidents

By Alioune Ndiaye and Felix Tih   DAKAR, Senegal/ANKARA (AA): At least 16 people have died in accidents over recent days as Muslim pilgrims gathered for a major religious gathering in central Senegal, authorities said late on Tuesday. The fatalities … Continued

EU: Ban on halal & kosher slaughter against EU law
11th Sep 2020

EU: Ban on halal & kosher slaughter against EU law

By Agnes Szucs   BRUSSELS (AA): A ban on halal or kosher animal slaughtering is against EU law, an advocate general of the European Court of Justice advised on Thursday. EU countries “may adopt stricter rules than those contained in … Continued

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead
12th Aug 2020

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Three people were killed in the Indian city of Bengaluru late Tuesday after police opened fire as clashes broke out over a provocative social media post against Prophet Muhammad. Locals said a … Continued

31st Jul 2020

Eid al-Adha messages from political leaders – 2020

Eid al-Adha messages from political leaders – 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years
24th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years

By Kaan Bozdogan, Sefa Mutlu, and Berk Ozkan   ISTANBUL (AA):- Friday’s historic prayers in Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Mosque marked the first acts of worship there in 86 years. Thousands of people took part in the traditional Friday (Jum’a) prayers … Continued

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president
11th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president

By Ali Murat Alhas and Seda Sevencan   ANKARA (AA): After completing all preparations, Turkey will open Hagia Sophia for worship on July 24 at Friday prayer, the Turkish president said on Friday. In an address to the nation, President … Continued

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus
8th Feb 2020

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan’s government has handed over a 200-year old temple to the country’s Hindu minority, local media reported on Saturday. Located in the remote Zhob district of the southwestern Balochistan province, the temple had … Continued

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims
10th Nov 2019

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan on Saturday opened a key border crossing with neighboring India for Sikh pilgrims ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, founder of their religion. With a giant gate opened … Continued

Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths
27th Oct 2019

Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths

By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The largest mosque in East Africa located in the heart of Kenya’s capital Nairobi hosted people of all faiths on Saturday. The people were invited to the Jamia (Grand) Mosque to share their … Continued

Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi Mosque for Jewish holiday
30th Aug 2019

Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi Mosque for Jewish holiday

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): Israeli authorities closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) to Muslim worshipers for one day for a Jewish holiday, a local Palestinian official said on Thursday. “The Israeli authorities told us … Continued

US: God wanted Trump to become President
31st Jan 2019

US: God wanted Trump to become President

By Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA)  God wanted Donald Trump to become president, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday. “I think God calls all of us to fill different roles at different times and I think that he wanted … Continued

Angola’s Muslims long to be legally recognized
29th Jan 2019

Angola’s Muslims long to be legally recognized

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Despite being one of the world’s largest religions, Islam remains officially unrecognized in Angola. The southern African nation has a population of nearly 30 million people, 75 percent of whom are Christians … Continued

Norway: Number of Muslim converts increases
25th Sep 2018

Norway: Number of Muslim converts increases

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): The number of Muslim converts in Norway increased to at least 3,000 in the recent years, a researcher at Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages said. Norway’s leading Verdens Gang newspaper … Continued

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn
21st Aug 2018

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

London, (The Muslim News): Eid al Adha message by the Leader of the Opposition and Labour Party, Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn: “A joyous Eid mubarak to everyone celebrating today with friends, family and, of course, neighbours in our community. Eid-ul-Adha … Continued

UK: Eid Al Adha messages from Political Leaders
21st Aug 2018

UK: Eid Al Adha messages from Political Leaders

London, (The Muslim News):   Eid Al Adha Messages from Political Leaders:   First Minister of Scotland,  Nicola Sturgeon, MSP   “On behalf of the Scottish Government and the people of Scotland I would like to extend my warmest wishes … Continued

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque
12th Jul 2018

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque

By Esat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israel prohibited the Muslim call to prayer 298 times in the first half of this year at a historical mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. “Occupying Israeli forces prohibited the … Continued

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam
24th Jan 2018

Germany: Vice-President of far-right anti-Islam AfD politician converts to Islam

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A local politician from the far-right, Alternative for Germany (AfD), has converted to Islam, media reported on Tuesday. Arthur Wagner, AfD’s vice-president in the eastern Havelland district, declined to make a comment on his … Continued

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi
26th Dec 2017

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AA): A Burundian Muslim association has translated the Holy Quran into Kirundi, one of the two official languages of the East African country, a religious leader told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. Sheikh Sadiki Kajandi, the president and legal … Continued

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque
20th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under the Al-Buraq Wall –known to Jews as the Western Wall– in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened … Continued

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik
17th Dec 2017

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Saturday it will file a fresh appeal to Interpol after it turned down a request to issue a red notice for popular preacher Zakir Naik — … 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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