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Iraq: Double suicide bombing kills 25 in Baghdad
15th Jan 2018

Iraq: Double suicide bombing kills 25 in Baghdad

By Ali Jawad and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 25 people were killed in a double suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday, according to a local security official. More than 90 people were also injured … Continued

Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria
10th Dec 2017

Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday. “Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border,” al-Abadi said in a televised … Continued

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man
5th Dec 2017

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canadian authorities arrested one man Monday in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Muslim who police are hailing as a hero. Police are now searching for another man who is believed to have … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district
22nd Nov 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district

By Hussein al-Amir and Ali Mukarrem Garip   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 21 people were killed Tuesday when the Turkmen-majority Tuz Khurmatu district in Iraq’s Saladin province north of Baghdad was rocked by a massive car bomb, according to a … 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

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis
30th Oct 2017

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed the ongoing crisis in the country over the phone earlier on Monday, according to a Iraqi presidential source. According to the source, … Continued

Iraq: Tribal fighters, Daesh clash in Anbar, 32 killed
27th Oct 2017

Iraq: Tribal fighters, Daesh clash in Anbar, 32 killed

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi and Ibrahim Saleh BAGHDAD (AA): At least 32 people were killed on Friday in clashes — which remain underway — between Daesh terrorists and pro-government tribal fighters in Iraq’s western Anbar province, according to Iraqi security sources. … 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

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul
21st Oct 2017

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul

By Said Ibicioglu BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have taken control of a town and two oil fields in Mosul from Kurdish Peshmerga forces, a statement from the country’s Defense Ministry said on Friday. “The 15th Brigade Forces affiliated to the … Continued

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk
16th Oct 2017

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD,ERBIL,KIRKUK, Iraq (AA): Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga were reported in the Taza Khurmatu town south of Kirkuk on Monday. The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Security Agency announced early Monday … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province
20th Sep 2017

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Three diners were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber targeted a restaurant in the northern province of Saladin, the army said. Scores more were injured when the bomber detonated a bomb vest in the … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq
15th Sep 2017

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq

By Haydar Hadi   THI QAR (AA): Daesh on Thursday carried out terrorist attacks in southern Iraq, killing at least 74 people and injuring 87 others, according to health and security sources. The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired … Continued

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15
29th Aug 2017

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15

By Haydar Hadi and Ameer al-Sadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 11 people were killed Monday when an explosive device went off in a public shopping area in capital Baghdad, according to local security sources. The bomb tore through eastern … Continued

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

By Ali Jawad and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture the predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh … Continued

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters
8th Aug 2017

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters

BAGHDAD (AA) – Dozens of fighters from a Shia militia were killed by U.S. shelling near Iraq’s border with Syria, the group said Tuesday. In a statement, the Sayed Al-Shuhada Brigade said the U.S. artillery attack would “not go unpunished” … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul
4th Jul 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid, Arif Yusuf and Mahmut Geldi   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Twenty-three people, including 10 women and five children were killed in suspected Daesh suicide bombings in Mosul’s Old City on Monday, according to an anti-terrorism officer. Two suspected … Continued

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus
3rd Jul 2017

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus

By Khaled Suleiman   DAMASCUS (AA): At least 19 people were killed in a car bombing in Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, according to local medical sources. The fatalities occurred when a bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle in Tahrir square … Continued

Iraq: 14 killed in suicide bomb attack in Anbar
3rd Jul 2017

Iraq: 14 killed in suicide bomb attack in Anbar

By Mahmut Geldi   ANBAR, Iraq (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 13 others were injured Sunday in a suicide attack blamed on Daesh, a police officer told Anadolu Agency. Lieutenant Ahmed ed-Duleymi said mostly women and children … Continued

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City
28th Jun 2017

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD/MOSUL (AA): Iraqi forces took control from the Daesh terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district, according to an Iraqi command. “The common forces fighting in Mosul controlled half of the Mosul’s Old City,” … 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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