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Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo
13th Oct 2017

Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Thursday signed a landmark reconciliation agreement in Cairo. “The two sides agreed in principle to allow the legitimate Palestinian government to return to Gaza in accordance with [Palestinian] law,” … Continued

Palestine:  Agreement reached between Hamas & Fatah
12th Oct 2017

Palestine: Agreement reached between Hamas & Fatah

By Yaser al-Banna, Ali Abo Rezeg   GAZA CITY (AA):  Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached an agreement after talks held since Tuesday in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. “Ismail Haniyeh [Hamas chief] has just announced that an … Continued

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions
13th Jun 2017

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

LONDON (AA): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in … Continued

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi
12th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AA): Saudi Arabian education minister Sunday urged the removal of the books by the chairman International Union of Muslim Scholars from education areas. The statement issued by Saudi Arabian Education Ministry under the … Continued

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states
8th Jun 2017

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states

By Mohamed Abdul-Ghaffar   KUWAIT (AA): Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar
5th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYAD, Saudi Arabia (AA, The Musilm News, Agencies): Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have joined Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar, adding fuel to a diplomatic dispute in the Gulf region. Saudi … Continued

Egypt: Daesh claims attack on Coptic Christians killing 29
28th May 2017

Egypt: Daesh claims attack on Coptic Christians killing 29

By Fiola Fahmy   CAIRO (AA): The Daesh terrorist group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that killed at least 29 Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, according to the group’s Amaq news agency. Gunmen in three pick-up trucks … Continued

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings
10th Apr 2017

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings

By Reia Mahmud   CAIRO (AA): At least 43 people were killed and 119 injured in two church bombings on Sunday claimed by Daesh terrorist group in Egypt as worshipers were marking Palm Sunday. A Health Ministry statement said that … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in raid on Gaza-Egypt border
10th Feb 2017

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed in raid on Gaza-Egypt border

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): At least two Palestinians were killed on Thursday by an airstrike carried out on Egypt’s border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said two Palestinian … Continued

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile
27th Jan 2017

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile

By Mohammad al-Khatam   KHARTOUM (AA): Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi returned to Khartoum on Thursday afternoon after 30 months spent in a self-imposed exile in Egypt’s Cairo. The head of the National Umma Party — the largest opposition party … Continued

Egypt: Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Sinai Peninsula
10th Jan 2017

Egypt: Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Sinai Peninsula

By Khaled al-Jayoushi   CAIRO (AA): At least nine Egyptian policemen were killed Monday — and another ten injured — when a massive truck bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, according to a local security source. … Continued

Egypt: Bomb blast near main cathedral in Cairo kills 25
12th Dec 2016

Egypt: Bomb blast near main cathedral in Cairo kills 25

By Hussein Qabani   CAIRO (AA): At least 25 people were killed in a bomb explosion near the main Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry. A bomb exploded inside St. Peter’s church, … Continued

Egypt: Car bombing kills 3 in Sinai
3rd Oct 2016

Egypt: Car bombing kills 3 in Sinai

By Khaled el-Geyoshi   CAIRO (AA):  A car bombing killed three civilians in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, according to a local security source. A bomb-laden government vehicle blew up in the northern Sinai city of Arish, the source … Continued

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy
24th Sep 2016

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy

CAIRO (AA): The death toll now stands at 166 after a boat carrying undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week, a local official said Saturday. Mutubas district Mayor Abdul Sattar said security forces and fishermen have recovered … Continued

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast
22nd Sep 2016

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast

By Mohamed Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA): Dozens of people drowned after a boat carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast, Egyptian officials announced Wednesday. “At least 29 people died and another five were injured after their boat … Continued

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

By Yasin Tuncer   RIO DE JANEIRO (AA): As the standard uniform of female beach volleyball players at the Summer Olympics currently underway in Brazil is the bikini, Egypt’s Doaa el-Ghobashy has raised eyebrows by becoming the first beach volleyball … Continued

Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration
12th Jul 2016

Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration

By Ali Hakan Der   ROME (AA): The Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean on Monday issued a joint anti-terror declaration following an initiative by Turkey. At a bureau meeting held in the Italian Senate, representatives from Egypt, … Continued

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial
19th Jun 2016

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial

CAIRO (AA): An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison on charges of spying and leaking state secrets. Morsi, along with 10 co-defendants, were accused by Egypt’s army-backed authorities of spying for Qatar and … Continued

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’
20th May 2016

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’

CAIRO, ATHENS (AA): The Egyptian authorities have withdrawn claims that.Aircraft debris found near the Greek island of Karpathos late Thursday belongs to missing EgyptAir flight MS804, In a statement posted earlier online, EgyptAir an official letter from the country’s Ministry … Continued

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts
9th May 2016

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA):  Young members of Egypt’s embattled Muslim Brotherhood have unveiled a “roadmap” for healing the rifts currently plaguing the group. Once considered Egypt’s largest and best organized political opposition movement, the Brotherhood has recently been … 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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