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Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9
10th Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a suicide attack in capital Kabul on Friday, according to officials and local media reports. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for … Continued

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul
29th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABU, Afghanistan (AA): At least four attackers armed with heavy arms attacked the Marshal Fahem Military Academy in the Afghan capital Kabul before dawn on Monday, an official confirmed. Five soldiers were killed and 10 … Continued

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms
17th Nov 2017

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. on Thursday downplayed a recent deal allowing thousands of armed Daesh terrorists safe passage from Syria’s Raqqa city, instead urging all sides to seek a “political solutions”. Raqqa served as the de-facto … Continued

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq
20th Jun 2016

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq

By Arif Youssef & Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA) – Around 600 Iraqi families have fled their homes in the northern Nineveh province as fighting has raged between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists south of Mosul. “Some 600 families have … Continued

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte
20th May 2016

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte

By Seif al-Din al-Trabulsi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing near Libya’s northern city of Sirte. A Daesh terrorist on Wednesday detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at government forces 90 kilometers (56 miles) west … Continued

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack
21st Mar 2016

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack

By Omar Azzam   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from an attack on a police checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula — responsibility for which has been claimed by a Daesh affiliate — has risen to 15, Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced … Continued

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader
3rd Mar 2016

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader

By Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): US special forces deployed to Iraq have captured a key Daesh operative, unnamed officials told American media. The Pentagon declined to comment on the capture operation that was first reported by … Continued

Syria: US Special Forces help rebels capturing Shadadi
27th Feb 2016

Syria: US Special Forces help rebels capturing Shadadi

WASHINGTON (AA) — U.S. Special Forces in Syria have helped a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rebel group move into the northeastern town of Shadadi held by Daesh, a U.S. coalition spokesman said Friday. “We have advisers with the SDF as … Continued

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh
8th Feb 2016

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh

ANKARA , Turkey, (AA): United Arab Emirates said Sunday it is ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of the international efforts to fight Daesh terrorist group. The Emirates News Agency WAM quoted the Minister of State for … Continued

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah
7th Feb 2016

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah

ANBAR,(AA): Thirty-seven people were killed Saturday in Iraq in a string of terrorist attacks on security forces by Daesh. Ismail al-Mihlavi, Anbar operations commander of the Iraq, army, told Anadolu Agency that Daesh launched an offensive on three army headquarters … Continued

US: Anti-Daesh coalition to commit ground troops
23rd Jan 2016

US: Anti-Daesh coalition to commit ground troops

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition will commit ground troops to fight the militants in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said Friday. “We’re looking for opportunities to do more and there will be boots on the ground and I want … Continued

Obama expands Daesh airstrikes to Afghanistan
22nd Jan 2016

Obama expands Daesh airstrikes to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AA) – The White House expanded the Pentagon’s authorities to strike Daesh militants in Afghanistan, a defense official said Thursday. “We have made some adjustments to the authorities there to be able to make clear that we have the … Continued

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition
21st Jan 2016

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition

By Barry Ellsworth     TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed Wednesday that Canada will stop participation in allied airstrikes against Daesh, but will instead provide military training. During a question-and-answer session at the World Economic Forum … Continued

Turkey: UK to stand by Turkey in fight against terror
15th Jan 2016

Turkey: UK to stand by Turkey in fight against terror

ANKARA (AA): British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said the U.K. will stand by Turkey in its fight against terrorism. Addressing a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu at the annual ambassadors’ conference in capital Ankara on … Continued

Indonesia: 7 dead in blasts at Jakarta shopping center
14th Jan 2016

Indonesia: 7 dead in blasts at Jakarta shopping center

By Ainur Rohmah   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesian police confirmed Thursday that at least seven people were killed after multiple explosions rocked a popular shopping center in Jakarta. Anton Charliyan, National Police spokesperson, was quoted by news broadcaster Kompas as saying … Continued

US: Saudi-Iran tension could effect anti-Daesh effort
6th Jan 2016

US: Saudi-Iran tension could effect anti-Daesh effort

[Photo: Saudi Arabia execution of respected Shia Muslim scholar, Sheikh Nimr Al Nimr, has led to demonstrations across the Muslim world. In Srinagar, Indian occupied Kashmir, protesters throw stones at Indian policemen. January 2, 2015. Photographer: Faisal Khan/AA] Esra Kaymak … Continued

Iraqi PM in Ramadi after defeating Daesh
30th Dec 2015

Iraqi PM in Ramadi after defeating Daesh

ANBAR,(AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi arrived in Ramadi on Tuesday, a day after Iraqi forces recaptured the city from Daesh. General Sami al-Aardi, an Iraqi counterterrorism military officer, told Anadolu Agency that al-Abadi visited Ramadi to review the security … Continued

Iraqi forces retake control of Ramadi city from Daesh
29th Dec 2015

Iraqi forces retake control of Ramadi city from Daesh

BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraqi armed forces have retaken Ramadi city from Daesh, the Iraqi military announced Monday. Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, fell into Daesh’s hands last May. In a televised statement, Iraqi military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasoul said: “Ramadi has … Continued

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people
28th Dec 2015

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people

HOMS, (AA) – Thirty people were killed and scores more injured in three explosions which hit a government-held district in central Homs, local sources have told Anadolu Agency. The sources said the first blast on Monday took place when a suicide … Continued

Morocco: Rival Libya camps sign UN-backed peace deal
18th Dec 2015

Morocco: Rival Libya camps sign UN-backed peace deal

RABAT, Morocco (AA) – Libya’s rival political camps signed a reconciliation agreement Thursday following months of negotiations. The signing ceremony, held in the Moroccan city of Skhirat, included both Libya’s Tripoli-based General National Congress (GNC) and the Tobruk-based House of … 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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