Syria:  US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque
17th Mar 2017

Syria: US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, Syria (AA & The Musim News): US has been accused of an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer time in the Syrian city of Aleppo which killed 58 people late on Thursday. But a … Continued

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’
3rd Feb 2017

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Thursday defended a weekend raid on al-Qaeda positions in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and killed an undetermined number of civilians. “This was a very, very well thought … Continued

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing
4th Aug 2016

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing

By Moataz al-Majbari   BENGHAZI, (AA): The death toll from a suicide car bombing in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 18, a Libyan army spokesman said Wednesday. A bomber blew up his vehicle at a military checkpoint … Continued

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties
29th Jul 2016

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties

By Mohamad Misto   ANKARA (AA): Syrian terrorist group Al-Nusra Front has terminated all ties with Al Qaeda, the group’s leader told a Qatar-based television network Thursday. In remarks made during an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic, Nusra leader Abu … Continued

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups
23rd Jul 2016

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups

KIDAL,  (AA): Dozens of people were killed early Friday in a violent clash between a pro-government militia group and a Tuareg separatist movement in Kidal, in northern Mali, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The clashes took place between Thursday afternoon … Continued

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture
17th Jun 2016

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Details emerged Thursday of CIA torture techniques at overseas black site prisons, from newly declassified transcripts of detainees’ military hearings at the Guantanamo Bay Prison. “They shackle me completely, even my head; I can’t … Continued

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam
28th Apr 2016

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. does not support placing Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaysh al-Islam on a U.N. sanction’s list, the State Department said Wednesday. “We don’t want to see that happen,” said spokesman Mark Toner … Continued

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen
21st Feb 2016

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): Al-Qaeda terrorists on Saturday morning wrested control of Ahwar, a coastal town in Yemen’s southern Abyan province, according to local witnesses. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, one Ahwar resident said that Al-Qaeda elements had “deployed … Continued

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash
8th Nov 2015

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A notorious leader of an al-Qaeda-linked militant group was killed alongside a follower in a firefight in the Philippines’ Muslim south that left three soldiers wounded, according to the military Sunday. The commander … Continued

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout
26th Oct 2015

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA, (AA): Philippine government forces claim to have killed three gunmen belonging to an al-Qaeda-linked group in the troubled southern island province of Basilan. In a statement Sunday, the military said Joint Task Group Basilan encountered a group of 50 … Continued

Syria: Trained Syrian rebels turns over arms to al-Nusrah Front
26th Sep 2015

Syria: Trained Syrian rebels turns over arms to al-Nusrah Front

WASHINGTON (AA): A group of U.S.-trained Syrian fighters surrendered ammunition and vehicles to an al-Qaeda affiliate in exchange for safe re-entry to Syria, the U.S. military said Friday. “Today the NSF [New Syrian Front] unit contacted coalition representatives and informed … Continued

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south
19th Sep 2015

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Philippine authorities have blamed a powerful bomb explosion that killed a girl and injured more than 30 other people in the country’s Muslim south on an al-Qaeda-linked militant group. The … Continued

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’
28th Aug 2015

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’

KARACHI,  (AA): Police killed the wife and two children of a suspected militant in an alleged exchange of fire in northeastern Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday, police and local media said. Pakistani police claimed that the critically injured suspected militant, … Continued

Algeria: 9 soldiers killed, 2 injured in al-Qaida attack
20th Jul 2015

Algeria: 9 soldiers killed, 2 injured in al-Qaida attack

ALGIERS, (AA): The Algerian Ministry of Defense said Sunday that nine soldiers were killed and two others were injured in an attack carried out by militants against an army unit Friday. The attack reportedly took place in the Souk al-Ataf district … Continued

29th Mar 2015

Syria: Idlib capital falls to al Qa’ida terrorists

  The Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda has assumed control of Idlib, the second provincial capital lost by the government, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. This followed days of heavy fighting. “Al-Nusra Front and its allies have … Continued

4th Mar 2015

Yemen: 27 Houthis killed by al-Qa’ida attacks

SANA’A, (Xinhua): The al-Qaida militants launched attacks against the Houthi group in Yemen’s al-Bayda province on Tuesday, which killed at least 27 Houthi militants and wounded dozens of others. The al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) attacked a stadium which … Continued

4th Mar 2015

Syria: Agreement between Walid Jumblatt & Al-Nusra Front

  [A picture shows the Lebanese politicians Walid Jumblatt. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi] By: Firas Choufi   Mediated by a member of the opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC), the talks between al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front (ANF) and Lebanese MP Walid Jumblatt were … Continued

2nd Mar 2015

Yemen: US drone attack kills 3 people in Shabwa

ADEN, (Xinhua): Three suspected al-Qaida members were killed when a U.S. drone fired missiles on a pick-up truck in Yemen’s southeastern province of Shabwa, a military source told Xinhua on Monday. “The U.S. attack destroyed a small pick-up vehicle loaded … Continued

18th Feb 2015

Yemen: Houthis reject UN Resolution to cede power

  Yemen’s Houthi movement, which has seized the capital Sanaa, rejected a UN call to cede power on Monday, stoking tensions after Yemen’s Gulf neighbors appealed to the Security Council to act forcefully. Yemen is a traditional US ally in … Continued

3rd Feb 2015

Yemen: US drone strike kills four people

    A drone strike killed at least four al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen on Monday, tribal sources said, the third attack in a week after Washington vowed to pursue its anti-jihadist campaign in the Arabian Peninsula. The unmanned aircraft, which … 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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