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US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes
4th Aug 2017

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes

By Seval Ocak Adiyaman and Tolga Albay   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): Ankara, Doha and Tehran want to discuss land trade routes on the sidelines of the oath-taking ceremony of Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci … Continued

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord
18th Jul 2017

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Donald Trump administration late Monday re-certified Iran is in compliance with a landmark nuclear accord brokered with international powers, but said Tehran is violating the agreement’s “spirit”. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson formally … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … 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

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes
20th May 2017

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes

By Mustafa Melih Ahsali   TEHRAN (AA): Reformist leader Hassan Rouhani on Saturday won a second term as Iran’s president, according to unofficial results. Rouhani grabbed 23,549,616 votes out the total 41,220,131, while his rival Ebrahim Raeisi, a principlist candidate, … Continued

Syria: Blast kills at least 112 Shia Muslim evacuees, many of them children
16th Apr 2017

Syria: Blast kills at least 112 Shia Muslim evacuees, many of them children

By Adham Kako, Levent Tok and Mehmet Kemal Firik   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 112 people were killed Saturday when a blast in southern Aleppo hit buses ferrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged Shia Muslim towns, a civil defense … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Iran: 4 bodies pulled from rubble of Tehran building collapse
24th Jan 2017

Iran: 4 bodies pulled from rubble of Tehran building collapse

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN (AA): Iranian rescue teams on Monday pulled four more bodies out from under the rubble of a large commercial building that collapsed last week in central Tehran. Rescue teams pulled another two bodies from … Continued

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana
24th Jan 2017

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana

By Mohamad Misto   ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AA): Peace talks aimed at ending the Syria conflict entered the second day on Tuesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana. The talks, which will focus on extending the cease-fire that came into effect on Dec. … Continued

Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid
28th Dec 2016

Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid

ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have agreed on a plan for the warring parties in Syria to declare a nationwide cease-fire, a confidential Turkish source said Wednesday. The plan is expected to be carried out in all areas where the … Continued

Yemen bracing for US military intervention in support of Saudi Arabia
15th Oct 2016

Yemen bracing for US military intervention in support of Saudi Arabia

By Zakaria al-Kamaali and Murad al-Arifi   SANA’A (AA): The leader of the Ansar Allah [Houthi] group on Thursday accused the U.S. of planning an attack on Yemen’s Al-Hodeida province following a U.S. cruise missile strike one day earlier that … Continued

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes
17th Sep 2016

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – The State Department on Friday refused to address the existence of Israeli nuclear weapons that were disclosed in emails by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In a message regarding Israeli Prime Minister … Continued

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

By Ahmet Dursun and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ISTANBUL (AA): Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia on Monday for “showing off” by announcing how Russian jets had used an Iranian airbase to strike at positions in Syria. Speaking on state-run television, … Continued

US presidential candidates double down on Israel
22nd Mar 2016

US presidential candidates double down on Israel

WASHINGTON (AA) — Regardless of party, presidential candidates seeking their party’s nomination sought to out-show their competitors Monday on one area: their unwavering pro-Israel bona fides. The largest pro-Israel gathering in the U.S. attracted all standing major presidential contenders hoping … Continued

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity
6th Mar 2016

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity

TEHRAN (AA) – Turkey and Iran share a common perspective on protecting Syria’s territorial integrity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said during his visit to Iran’s capital Tehran on Saturday. Davutoglu said the two countries agreed to support the cessation … Continued

Hamas concludes ‘successful’ visit to Iran
19th Feb 2016

Hamas concludes ‘successful’ visit to Iran

By Ola Attalah   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian group Hamas said Thursday that it has concluded a “successful” visit to Iran. In a statement, Hamas said a delegation led by group member Osama Hemdan had concluded an eight-day visit … Continued

Iran says ‘no military solution in Syria’
16th Feb 2016

Iran says ‘no military solution in Syria’

BRUSSELS (AA) – Iran has urged world powers to stop “believing in the illusion” that there is a military solution to the conflict in Syria. Speaking after a meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Brussels on Monday, … Continued

France, Iran sign multi-billion dollar trade deals
29th Jan 2016

France, Iran sign multi-billion dollar trade deals

PARIS (AA) – France and Iran heralded a series of major deals thought to be worth billions of dollars on Thursday as the two countries resealed trade ties following the lifting of sanctions against Tehran. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, visiting … 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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