25th Oct 2019

Prayer break request cost me job, says woman suing would-be employer

Elham Asaad Buaras A woman from northern Virginia, US, is suing a sales and marketing company that she says refused to hire her after she requested two five-minute breaks to pray and mocked her hijab in front of staff. On … Continued

29th Mar 2019

Use federal law against Islamophobic killer of Afghan-American, say campaigners

Nadine Osman The family, friends and campaigners of a Afghan-American man shot down in Indiana, by a man screaming anti-Muslim profanities at him have called on federal charges be bought against his killer as the crime was committed in one … Continued

22nd Feb 2019

Four charged with planning attack on Muslims in New York

Elham Asaad Buaras Three men and one teenager were charged with plotting to attack a Muslim enclave in upstate New York with explosive devices on January 22. Police began an investigation into the plot in Greece, Monroe County, New York, … Continued

25th Jan 2019

Twitter CEO slammed for endorsement of Myanmar tourism

  Elham Asaad Buaras Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been criticised for a seeming “tone-deaf” endorsement of tourism in Myanmar, a country recently accused by a UN fact-finding mission of pursuing a campaign of “genocide” against the Muslim (Rohingya) minority … Continued

25th Jan 2019

Pathologist forced to quit refusing to pledge allegiance to Israel fights to change Texas law

Elham Asaad Buaras A schoolchildren’s speech pathologist who was forced out of her job after she refused to sign a pro-Israel contract has sued a Texas school district for infringing on her constitutional First Amendment right for freedom of expression. … Continued

28th Dec 2018

US Senator voices concern over high Muslim turnout

Nadine Osman Arkansas legislature, Senator Jason Raperts, has been slammed for comments that appeared to question the right of Muslim Americans to vote. In a Facebook post, the Republican voiced concern over high turnout among Muslims in the general midterm … Continued

Muslim Americans raise $240k for victims of synagogue shooting
30th Nov 2018

Muslim Americans raise $240k for victims of synagogue shooting

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issues statement following the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras Two Muslim American groups have raised over $240,000 (£185,000) to aid Jewish victims and their families after a mass … Continued

23rd Feb 2018

US State Dept nominates anti-Muslim for UN refugee post

Nadine Osman The US State Department faced backlash after its nominee for head of the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) was exposed as having a history of making disparaging remarks against Islam and Muslims. Ken Isaacs, an Evangelical Christian, … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Pro-Palestinian activist raises $125,000 for vandalised Jewish cemetery

Harun Nasrullah A prominent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) of Israel supporter launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to help repair a Missouri Jewish cemetery vandalised last month. Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour, 37, who played an important role in … Continued

30th Dec 2016

NYC transit worker pushed down station stairs and called terrorist

  Nadine Osman A New York City transit worker was pushed down the stairs at Grand Central Terminal by a man who called her a terrorist, authorities said. The assault took place on the morning of December 5 as the … Continued

25th Nov 2016

Islamophobic hate crimes up almost 70 percent in US

Nadine Osman Islamophobic hate crimes increased by a whopping 67 percent in the United States in 2015 according to the latest figures released by the FBI on November 14. The increase is part of an overall 7 percent hike in … 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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