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

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy
27th Jan 2016

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy

[Photo Canada PM Justin Trudeau opening diplomatic relations with Iran. Photograph: Alex Guibord/Creative-Commons] Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA) — Canada announced Tuesday that it will comply with a United Nations request and lift sanctions against Iran as well as reopen … Continued

Saudi Arabia: US will stand with GCC against external threats
24th Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia: US will stand with GCC against external threats

DOHA, Qatar (AA) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said that Washington understood the Gulf States’ concern regarding the recent nuclear deal with Iran, adding that the U.S. was now cooperating with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) … Continued

US begins tightening visa requirements after terror attacks
22nd Jan 2016

US begins tightening visa requirements after terror attacks

WASHINGTON (AA): The Obama administration announced Thursday that it has begun to enforce changes to the U.S. visa waiver program following deadly terror attacks at home and in Europe. The new restrictions affect citizens of Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria … Continued

US agrees to pay Iran $1.7B in debt settlement: Kerry
18th Jan 2016

US agrees to pay Iran $1.7B in debt settlement: Kerry

WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. has agreed to pay Iran $1.7 billion as part of a debt and interest settlement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday. “Iran will receive the balance of $400 million in the trust fund, as well as … Continued

US, EU lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran
17th Jan 2016

US, EU lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran

ANKARA (AA) – The U.S. and EU have announced the lifting of international sanctions on Iran following the announcement of International Atomic Energy Agency that the country is complying with its nuclear-related obligations agreed last summer. International Atomic Energy Agency … Continued

US: Kerry to meet Zarif in Vienna ahead of major announcement
16th Jan 2016

US: Kerry to meet Zarif in Vienna ahead of major announcement

WASHINGTON (AA) – America’s top diplomat will meet with his Iranian counterpart and a top EU official in Europe, the State Department announced Friday. The meeting could point to an imminent announcement leading to Iran receiving billions of dollars in … 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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