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Kazakhstan: Littoral states agree on Caspian Sea status
13th Aug 2018

Kazakhstan: Littoral states agree on Caspian Sea status

By Aliia Raimbekova ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AA): Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan, the five Caspian littoral states reached a deal Sunday on the legal status of the resource-rich sea. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani, Kazakhtan’s Nursultan Nazarbayev, … Continued

Iran: President Rouhani dismisses call for resignation of gov’t
28th Jun 2018

Iran: President Rouhani dismisses call for resignation of gov’t

By Ahmet Dursun   TEHRAN (AA): Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday dismissed the calls by demonstrators for resignation of some ministers amid country’s worsening economic situation. Speaking to a local TV channel, Rouhani ruled out the possibility of his … Continued

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’
27th Jun 2018

US: Trump wants Qatar-Gulf row to end as it ‘benefits Iran’

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): President Donald Trump wants the dispute between Qatar and Gulf nations to be resolved, as it only “benefits Iran”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo spoke at a meeting with Qatari Foreign … Continued

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu
8th Jun 2018

UK ‘committed’ to Iran nuclear deal, May tells Netanyahu

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): The UK continues to believe that the nuclear deal with Iran is the best way to prevent it from getting nuclear weapons, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “We will remain committed to … Continued

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions
22nd May 2018

US issues list of demands for new Iran nuclear deal, with threats of punitive sanctions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued Monday a lengthy list of demands the U.S. is seeking to include in a new nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump exited Washington from the … Continued

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta
27th Feb 2018

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Russia will introduce a daily humanitarian pause in Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta as of Feb. 27 by order of President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Monday. UK Foreign Secretary, … Continued

UN warns of escalating violence in Yemen
13th Feb 2018

UN warns of escalating violence in Yemen

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights chief on Monday warned about the escalating violence and the increasing civilian casualties in Yemen, where nearly 6,000 civilians have been killed in the three-year conflict. UN High Commissioner for … Continued

Lebanon to report Israel’s airspace violation at UN
11th Feb 2018

Lebanon to report Israel’s airspace violation at UN

By Furkan Guldemir   BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Lebanon on Saturday decided to file a complaint against Israel at the UN Security Council for violating the country’s airspace, according to the country’s presidency. Israel has been violating Lebanese airspace regularly for … Continued

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran
11th Jan 2018

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): The Palestinian leadership has been informed of a U.S.-proposed “Deal of the Century” — ostensibly aimed at resolving the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict — via the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, a Palestinian … Continued

France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric
4th Jan 2018

France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for maintaining dialogue with Iran, warning that bellicose statements by the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia towards Tehran could have severe consequences. “The tone of recent comments … Continued

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country
2nd Jan 2018

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

By Narges Rezai, Mustafa Melih Ahishali, Khalilur Rahman Salahshoor   ISTANBUL (AA): At least 16 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran, officials said Monday. At least five people were killed Monday in protests … Continued

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

By Selen Temizer and Sena Guler (AA): Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran reiterated their support for Syria’s territorial integrity during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir … Continued

Iran:  Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured
13th Nov 2017

Iran: Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured

(AA) – An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening. At least 214 people were killed and 2500 others injured in Iran’s border areas. The epicenter of … Continued

Lebanese PM Hariri announces his resignation in Saudi Arabia
5th Nov 2017

Lebanese PM Hariri announces his resignation in Saudi Arabia

By Mahmoud Barakat   (AA): Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned Saturday after accusing Hezbollah and Iran of destabilizing the region. The accusation came during a televised address from Saudi Arabia in which Hariri also said he feared an assassination … Continued

Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences
23rd Oct 2017

Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences

By Ahmed al-Masri, Murat Tan, Afra Aksoy and Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA)  Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed to resolve differences and work together to boost trade on Sunday, after their leaders met for the first: time since last June, … Continued

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

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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