Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing
11th Feb 2020

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 16 Rohingya Muslim refugees died early Tuesday when their boat capsized near Saint Martin’s island in the Bay of Bengal, said an official. “We have initially come to know that all … Continued

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka
16th Dec 2019

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 10 people have been killed and several injured n a deadly fire at a fan factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday evening. Fire services and civil defense officials told Anadolu … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50
12th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 15 people were killed and more than 50 others injured early Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on in Bangladesh’s Brahmanbaria district east of the capital, according to police and local … Continued

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation
23rd Aug 2019

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … Continued

Bangladesh: 4 killed, over 100 injured in train accident
24th Jun 2019

Bangladesh: 4 killed, over 100 injured in train accident

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least four people were killed and more than 100 injured as an intercity train derailed Bangladesh’s Moulvibazar district late Sunday, said officials. The crash disrupted train communication with country’s eastern Sylhet Division, … Continued

Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire
29th Mar 2019

Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): 25 people were killed on Thursday when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, officials said. At least 25 bodies have been recovered from the site, Shamim Hasan, … Continued

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka
21st Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka

By Ahmet Salih Alacaci and Md. Kamruzzaman   ANKARA/DHAKA (AA): At least 70 people were killed Wednesday when a massive fire spread through several apartment buildings in Bangladesh’s capital. Fire Service and Civil Defense Director Maj. AKM Shakil Nawaz confirmed … Continued

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims
26th Jan 2019

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status. “I am dismayed … Continued

India:  4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless
31st Jul 2018

India: 4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless

By Ahmad Adil & Abdul Adil   NEW DELHI (AA & The Muslim News):  Indian government issued a list excluding more than 4 million people, mainly Muslims, in the northeastern state of Assam – a move that could render them … Continued

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps
21st Jun 2018

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps

By Dildar Baykan   (AA): Rohingya Muslim girls remain confined to their tents in Bangladesh as they fear abduction and sexual abuse if they venture outside, said a report released on Wednesday. “Adolescent Girls in crisis: Voices of the Rohingya” … Continued

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims
9th Jun 2018

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Rohingya survivors of the Myanmar genocide are demanding a UN security force to guarantee their safe return to their homelands, terming the new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN as inadequate, experts tell … Continued

Bangladesh: Drug use among Bangladeshi children reaches 2.5million
5th Jan 2018

Bangladesh: Drug use among Bangladeshi children reaches 2.5million

By Sorwar Alam   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): There is nothing more tragic than seeing a young child snuffing the life out of himself through drugs. And yet this has become a common sight in the Bangladeshi capital where most people … Continued

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdownin Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since late August. However, … Continued

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN
15th Nov 2017

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s migration agency on Tuesday warned of the trafficking, exploitation and sexual abuse of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva: “Desperate … Continued

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims
14th Nov 2017

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Delegates to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plenary summit on Monday expressed deep concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims, officials said. At a press conference on the sidelines … Continued

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees
4th Nov 2017

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Friday warned of severe acute malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh which appeared to be at least double earlier estimates. “Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week … Continued

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … 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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