Brazil: Egypt’s hijab-wearing beach volleyballer raises eyebrows in Rio
13th Aug 2016

Brazil: Egypt’s hijab-wearing beach volleyballer raises eyebrows in Rio

[Photo: Women beach volleyball qualifying: Italy-Egypt showing Doaa Elghobashy on 9 August 2016. Photographer: Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/AA] By Yasin Tuncer RIO DE JANEIRO (AA): As the standard uniform of female beach volleyball players at the Summer Olympics currently underway in … Continued

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects
23rd Jul 2016

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. (AA)  Brazil’s Muslim community on Friday voiced support for an open investigation into suspected terrorists who officials say were planning attacks at the upcoming Olympic games. Sheikh Jihad Hassan Hammadeh who heads … Continued

Brazil: 28 people missing after dam disaster
8th Nov 2015

Brazil: 28 people missing after dam disaster

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): Twenty-eight people are missing after two mining dams burst in southeastern Brazil, triggering a “tsunami” of mining spoils that engulfed an entire town and affected several others, a local mayor reported Saturday. Thirteen mine workers and 15 … Continued

Brazil: 15 killed in bus crash in Paraty
7th Sep 2015

Brazil: 15 killed in bus crash in Paraty

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): A major bus crash in southeast Brazil killed at least 15 people Sunday and injured 66, local media quoted officials as saying. The bus, which was reported to be carrying 81 passengers, was traveling from … Continued

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo
15th Aug 2015

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): Gunmen in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo killed 19 people and injured seven others in a series of attacks on Thursday night, officials said. “We are not ruling out any motive at the current time,” Sao … 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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