Greece: Seven refugees die off Greek islands
29th Oct 2015

Greece: Seven refugees die off Greek islands

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA): At least seven refugees, including an elderly woman and two young children drowned when at least three boats capsized off Greek islands Wednesday, Greek Coast Guard said. In the first incident, an elderly woman, a five-year-old boy … Continued

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Turkish coast, 12 dead
17th Oct 2015

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Turkish coast, 12 dead

CANAKKALE, (AA):  At least 12 people have drowned after a boat carrying refugees attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesbos sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish official said on Saturday. Canakkale Governor Hamza Erkal said the boat carrying more than 48 refugees — most … Continued

Greece: Mosque in Western Thrace vandalized
12th Oct 2015

Greece: Mosque in Western Thrace vandalized

KOMOTINI, (AA): A mosque in Greece’s Western Thrace region has been attacked by vandals, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent. The Yeni mosque in Komotini, a town of 50,000 people, including many Muslims, was attacked Friday night and the doors … Continued

Greece: 34 drowned as boat capsizes in Aegean Sea
14th Sep 2015

Greece: 34 drowned as boat capsizes in Aegean Sea

ATHENS (AA): At least 34 people have drowned after a boat illegally carrying at least 100 migrants to Greek islands capsized in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, Greek media reported. The Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANAmpa) said the tragedy unfolded early Sunday morning as the boat capsized in waters … Continued

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish
16th Jul 2015

Greece passes austerity measures on night of anguish

By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS (AA): The Greek parliament approved a bill of tough measures and economic reforms early Thursday morning in a vote that split the ruling Syriza coalition. The harsh austerity package proposed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, aimed … Continued

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns
6th Jul 2015

Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns

[Photo: Supporters of the YES vote to referendum hold a demonstration in front of Greek Parliament in Athens. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency] By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum   ANKARA (AA) – Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced his resignation with a note … Continued

5th Jul 2015

Greeks head for polls in bailout referendum

[Photo: Supporters of YES vote to the upcoming referendum hold a demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/Anadolu Agency]   By Bahattin Gonultas   ATHENS (AA): Millions of Greeks headed to the … Continued

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla
30th Jun 2015

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla

[Photo: One of boats from ‘Third Freedom Flotilla’ which was set to sail to Gaza to penetrate Israeli blockade, is seen after Israeli forces seized and forced to dock at the Israeli port of Ashdod, on June 29. Nir Kafri/AA] By Muhammed Bilal … Continued

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum
29th Jun 2015

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum

[Photo: People withdrawing money from cash machines in Athens on 28 June. AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA):  The Greek government closed  banks and imposed capital controls on withdrawals leading panicked savers forming lines at ATMs to pull as much of their funds as possible. … 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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