Iraq: Daesh encircled by Iraqi troops in Ramadi
14th Oct 2015

Iraq: Daesh encircled by Iraqi troops in Ramadi

WASHINGTON (AA): Iraqi forces trained by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition have advanced 15 kilometers (10 miles) into Ramadi, encircling the militants holding the key city for months. “We now believe that battlefield conditions are set for the ISF [Iraqi Security … Continued

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid
24th Sep 2015

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid

[Photo: Similar bombing of Shia Muslim mosque earlier this month of Al-Muayd Mosque in Sana’a killed more than 20 and injured dozens. Photographer: Mohammed Hamoud/AA] Sana’a, (PTI & Agencies):  A bomb attack targeting Shiite worshippers at a mosque in Yemen’s … Continued

US, UK say Assad’s departure needed but not urgent
20th Sep 2015

US, UK say Assad’s departure needed but not urgent

LONDON (AA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must go but the timetable for his departure can be negotiated, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday.   In a sign of increased willingness to find a negotiated solution to the … Continued

Iraq: US troops arrive for Mosul operation against IS
20th Sep 2015

Iraq: US troops arrive for Mosul operation against IS

ERBIL, (AA): U.S. soldiers have arrived at a camp in northern Iraq in preparation for an assault on Daesh-held Mosul, a member of the Iraqi parliament’s security and defense committee said Saturday. Nayef al-Shammari said 90 troops arrived at the base … Continued

Iraq: Eight people killed in Baghdad, Diyala
14th Sep 2015

Iraq: Eight people killed in Baghdad, Diyala

BAGHDAD (AA): Eight people were killed on Saturday and another 22 injured in separate attacks in Iraq’s violence-plagued Baghdad and Diyala provinces, according to local security sources. “One police officer was killed and three others injured when unidentified attackers hurled … Continued

Yemen: IS bombs Shia Muslim mosque killing 28
3rd Sep 2015

Yemen: IS bombs Shia Muslim mosque killing 28

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): IS [Daesh] has claimed responsibility for a suicide and car bombings that killed at least 28 worshippers at a mosque in Sana’a on September 2. However, officials in Yemen say the … Continued

Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province
28th Aug 2015

Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province

BAGHDAD (AA):  The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced that two army generals were killed on Thursday during military operations against Daesh near Ramadi, the regional capital of Anbar province. An army spokesman told Anadolu Agency that Brigadier General Sefin Abdul Mejid, chief of the … Continued

Libya: 30 people killed by Daesh within 2 days
16th Aug 2015

Libya: 30 people killed by Daesh within 2 days

TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 people have been killed by Daesh militants  in northern Libya’s Sirte Basin Province – including 25 who were reportedly executed – in two days of fighting that continued on Saturday, according to a source from … Continued

US: We try to avoid civilian deaths in Syrian airstrikes, as civilians killed
13th Aug 2015

US: We try to avoid civilian deaths in Syrian airstrikes, as civilians killed

WASHINGTON (AA): US.-led coalition forces have taken every effort to avoid civilian casualties in conducting airstrikes in northern Syria, the State Department said Wednesday. Spokesman Mark Toner said he was “not aware” of attacks in the village of Atmeh in which … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead
7th Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (AA): Thirteen people were killed Thursday, 10 of whom were special emergency forces, in a suspected suicide attack targeting a mosque in southwestern Saudi city of Abha, the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced. The official Saudi News Agency quoted … Continued

US explicitly warns Damascus not to attack its rebels
5th Aug 2015

US explicitly warns Damascus not to attack its rebels

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. directly stated Tuesday that it would protect its nascent force of Syrian rebels from Syrian government attacks. “What we are trying to convey is that we’ll also do defensive efforts in case or in the hypothetical … Continued

Syria: US supporting Syrian anti Assad rebels with airpower
4th Aug 2015

Syria: US supporting Syrian anti Assad rebels with airpower

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is now providing airpower to Syrian rebels trained by Washington and its allies, and will do so against competing rebels as well as Syrian government forces. The decision by President Barack Obama could potentially further Washington’s … Continued

Palestine: 5 car bombs target Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Gaza
20th Jul 2015

Palestine: 5 car bombs target Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Gaza

GAZA,  (AA): Unidentified men blew up a number of cars belonging to members of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad in Gaza City through improvised explosive devices, according to eyewitnesses. The eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency in Gaza City that the attackers detonated three … Continued

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead
9th Jul 2015

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead

[Houthi fighters inspect wreckage of car at the site of a previous attack near of Qubbat al-Mahdi Mosque on June 20, 2015 in Sana’a. Mohammed Hamoud/Anadolu Agency]   By Mahmoud Barakat   SANAA, Yemen (AA): At least 10 people were killed late Tuesday … Continued

3rd Jul 2015

UK mulls airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria

[Germany’s Minister of Interior Thomas de Maiziere (2nd L), Minister of Interior of France Bernard Cazeneuve (L), Minister of Interior of United Kingdom Theresa May (2nd R) and Minister of Interior of Tunisia Najem Gharsalli (C) lay flowers on beach … Continued

Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack
27th Jun 2015

Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack

[Photo of carnage inside Imam Al-Sadiq mosque after the suicide bombing Friday prayers]   By Mahmoud Barakat   ANKARA (AA): Many Arab countries and Islamic organizations denounced Friday’s suicide attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait. At least 27 people were … Continued

18th Jun 2015

Yemen: Car bombs in Shia Muslim mosques kill dozens in Sana’a

[Photo: Screenshot from Ruptly video] SANAA, June 17 (Xinhua and Agencies): At least 31 people were killed on Wednesday and dozens wounded in five simultaneous blasts at Shia mosques and a house in the rebel-held Yemeni capital, Sana’a on the eve … Continued

11th Jun 2015

US: Obama’s unauthorized, incomplete Iraq war strategy

  More than nine months, 2,000 airstrikes and 3,000 military advisors later, Congress still has not authorized the US war against the “Islamic State.” The White House now wants to deploy 450 advisors closer to the front The American bombs … Continued

10th Jun 2015

Iraq: Baghdad targeted by deadly bomb blasts

[Archive photo CNN]   A string of explosions across the Iraqi capital has killed dozens, according to police and medical sources. The bombings follow a deadly attack on a government office by “Islamic State” militants in Anbar province. At least … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Global coalition intensify campaign against ISIL

  Comment   By Tobias Ellwood MP   The fall of Palmyra and Ramadi in Iraq, has filled our newspapers with yet more stories and images of the violence and brutality of the terrorist group known as ISIL. We have seen … 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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