Indonesia expands search for plane crash victims, 189 people killed
31st Oct 2018

Indonesia expands search for plane crash victims, 189 people killed

By Hayati Nupus   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia has expanded the search area for Monday’s plane crash victims, the country’s ‘s rescue authority said on Tuesday. The search area — which was initially five nautical miles (9.26 kilometers) from Tanjung Karawang … Continued

Indonesia: Death toll from quake, tsunami reaches 832, 17,000 left homeless
30th Sep 2018

Indonesia: Death toll from quake, tsunami reaches 832, 17,000 left homeless

  By Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA (AA): The death toll from Friday’s 7.7-magnitude earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, the national disaster agency said on Sunday. The tsunami, towering up to three meters … Continued

Indonesia: State of emergency in wake of 384 killed in quake, tsunami
29th Sep 2018

Indonesia: State of emergency in wake of 384 killed in quake, tsunami

By Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia declared a state of emergency Saturday for Sulawesi Island in the wake of a powerful earthquake and resulting tsunami. At least 384 people died after Friday’s 7.7-magnitude earthquake and tsunami, said Sutopo Purwo … Continued

Indonesia: Death toll from quakes rises to 506
22nd Aug 2018

Indonesia: Death toll from quakes rises to 506

By Adem Salvarcioglu   (AA): The death toll from earthquakes that rocked eastern Indonesia since Aug. 5 has risen to over 500, local authorities said on Tuesday. According to a statement by Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster management … Continued

Indonesia: 6.4 magnitude quake kills 14, injures 162
30th Jul 2018

Indonesia: 6.4 magnitude quake kills 14, injures 162

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   (AA): The death toll from 6.4-magnitude earthquake, which struck the popular tourist island of Lombok in eastern Indonesia on early Sunday, has reached to 14, local media reported. Indonesian authorities at West Nusa Tenggara said … Continued

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured
14th May 2018

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) – At least 13 people were killed and 43 injured in a string of suicide bombings that targeted Sunday Mass congregations at three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city Surabaya. Meanwhile Monday morning, … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy
30th Jan 2018

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A year ago, Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and top legal adviser for the ruling National League for Democracy, was assassinated in Myanmar’s former capital Yangon. On Monday, lawyer groups, family members … Continued

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province
10th Nov 2017

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): Police said Thursday a group of armed militants were holding hostage 1,300 residents in two villages, near the giant Grasberg copper mine in eastern Indonesia’s Papua province. Boy Rafli Amar, the provincial police … Continued

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation
24th Oct 2017

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Monday apologized to the Indonesian government after its army chief was denied entry to the United States. Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was scheduled to attend a conference to … Continued

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
5th Sep 2017

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Hayati Nupus, Iqbal Musyaffa   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia’s visiting foreign minister on Monday proposed to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi a formula to bring an end to ongoing violence in the restive Rakhine state. Rento Marsudi’s … Continued

Indonesia: President signs decree to ban “radical” groups
13th Jul 2017

Indonesia: President signs decree to ban “radical” groups

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, Indonesia (AA): Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has signed a decree giving his government powers to dismantle “radical” organizations amid prolonged sectarian conflict in the world’s most populous Muslim country. Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and … Continued

Indonesia: 3 killed in suicide bombing in Jakarta
25th May 2017

Indonesia: 3 killed in suicide bombing in Jakarta

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, Indonesia (AA): Three policemen were killed Wednesday and 10 other people were injured when two suspected suicide bombers blew themselves up near a bus terminal in the capital city of Jakarta, authorities said. “We must … Continued

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security
11th May 2017

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security

By Ugur Aslanhan   ANKARA (AA): A “five-nation mechanism” between Turkey, Pakistan, Qatar, Malaysia and Indonesia will improve regional stability, Defense Minister Fikri Isik said Wednesday. The Muslim alliance formed on the sideline of a maritime and aerospace exhibition in … Continued

Indonesia: 23 dead, 17 missing in tourist boat fire
1st Jan 2017

Indonesia: 23 dead, 17 missing in tourist boat fire

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, Indonesia (AA): At least 23 people have been confirmed dead after a fire broke out on a large boat carrying tourists to islands north of the Indonesian capital, while 17 others remain missing and more … Continued

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh
7th Dec 2016

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): A strong earthquake shook the north of Indonesia’s Sumatra island Wednesday morning, killing at least 52 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a … Continued

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown
25th Nov 2016

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A United Kingdom-based Rohingya organization has called on the United Nations and international community for urgent action in pressing Myanmar’s government to lift all restrictions on humanitarian aid in western Rakhine State. … Continued

Indonesia: Blast outside church injures 4
13th Nov 2016

Indonesia: Blast outside church injures 4

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): Indonesian police have arrested a suspect following an explosion outside a church in East Kalimantan province that left four children injured. The police chief of provincial capital Samarinda told Anadolu Agency that they are … Continued

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides
24th Jun 2016

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): An Indonesian official confirmed Friday that more than 60 people have been killed and thousands displaced in floods and landslides in the Indonesian islands of Java and Sulawesi over the past week. Sutopo Purwo … Continued

Indonesia: 35 dead after floods, landslides in Central Java
20th Jun 2016

Indonesia: 35 dead after floods, landslides in Central Java

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): Floods and landslides have left at least 35 people dead and 25 missing in Indonesia’s central Java province. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for the national disaster management agency, told Anadolu Agency on Sunday that … Continued

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south
30th Mar 2016

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A militant group has demanded a ransom of around $1 million for the release of 10 Indonesians whose vessel was hijacked off the southern Philippines, officials said Tuesday. Indonesia’s National … 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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