Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia
21st Sep 2019

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia

By Murad al-Urayfi   (AA): Yemen’s Houthi rebel group announced Friday that they had halted attacks on Saudi Arabia and called on Riyadh to make a similar move. “We announce the cessation of targeting the territory of Saudi Arabia with … Continued

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir
10th Sep 2019

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir

By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA (AA) – The UN Human Rights Council on Monday voiced concern over the recent Indian brutal clampdown of Jammu and Kashmir and their impact on the human rights situation there. “I am deeply concerned about the … Continued

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen
4th Sep 2019

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Yemeni government and Houthis have violated international human rights laws in Yemen, the UN said on Tuesday. A report by the Group of International and Regional Eminent Experts … Continued

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison
2nd Sep 2019

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison

SANA’A, Yemen (AA): At least 100 people were killed and scores injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison in southwestern Yemen, International Red Cross said Sunday.  At least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals in … Continued

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians
31st Aug 2019

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians

By Sumeyye Ozer and Hamdi Yildiz   ADEN (AA): At least 300 civilians were killed or wounded in recent raids carried out by United Arab Emirates-backed militias in Yemen’s Aden and Abyan provinces, according to Yemeni news reports. Yemen’s SABA … Continued

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue
28th Aug 2019

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): EU said on Tuesday a bilateral political solution of Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan is the only way to solve the dispute. EU has neither criticised nor condemned the brutal clampdown of Jammu … Continued

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war
24th Aug 2019

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN
23rd Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … 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

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants
21st Aug 2019

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): An American-Muslim non-profit initiative has raised more than $125,000 to bail out detained migrants in immigration detention centers, its fundraising site said Tuesday. The Muslims for Migrants campaign launched Aug. 7 by CelebrateMercy has … Continued

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (1– 7 Aug)
10th Aug 2019

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (1– 7 Aug)

Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for Human Rights):   Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, 01 – 07 August 2019   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 72 civilians injured, including 30 children, 3 women, one of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India
9th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   AA: One Kashmiri Muslim was killed and hundreds injured in violent clampdown by India  in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 500 have been detained by the Indian troops in the last five days. The world governments … Continued

Yemen: 335 Yemeni children killed, 600 injured in past year in attacks
8th Aug 2019

Yemen: 335 Yemeni children killed, 600 injured in past year in attacks

By Ali Oweida   SANA’A (AA):- A total of 335 Yemeni children have been killed in Yemen in the past year, Oxfam said Wednesday. The international humanitarian group said the “children have been killed by violent attacks including airstrikes, mines … Continued

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies
4th Aug 2019

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Pakistani army on Saturday claimed that India’s armed forces used banned cluster munitions to target civilians near the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir valley, claims immediately denied by India. Meanwhile, … Continued

Palestine: Israel to build 6,000 illegal settlement homes for Jews in West Bank
1st Aug 2019

Palestine: Israel to build 6,000 illegal settlement homes for Jews in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AA): Israel’s security cabinet has approved a plan to build 6,000 illegal settlement homes for Jews in Area C of the occupied West Bank, according to Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper on Wednesday. All cabinet members voted in favor of the … Continued

Bahrain executes 2 men on “terrorism” charges despite pleas by rights groups
28th Jul 2019

Bahrain executes 2 men on “terrorism” charges despite pleas by rights groups

By Hussein Qabani   MANAMA (AA):- Bahrain on Saturday executed two men by firing squad on terrorism-related charges, according to Bahraini officials. Human Rights groups condemned the trials saying they were not fair and confessions were extracted under torture. The … Continued

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN
24th Jul 2019

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The situation in Rakhine state of Myanmar is not conducive for Rohingya Muslim repatriation, according to UN secretary general’s special envoy on Myanmar. After paying a 10-day visit to Myanmar, Christine Schraner … Continued

Palestine: 16 Palestinian children killed by Israel this year
11th Jul 2019

Palestine: 16 Palestinian children killed by Israel this year

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Sixteen Palestinian minors have been shot dead by Israeli forces in the blockaded Gaza Strip since the beginning of this year, according to an NGO on Wednesday. In a statement, the Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights … Continued

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims
5th Jul 2019

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Muslims in Sri Lanka are facing abuses, according to a global human rights body, which has accused the Sinhalese government of complicity in excesses against the community. In a statement this week, New York-based … Continued

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban
27th Jun 2019

US rights groups highlight effects of Muslim Ban

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA) : A coalition of rights organizations came together on Wednesday for an art installation depicting the effects the Muslim Ban has had on American families. The ban was first enacted by President Donald Trump … 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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