Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts
14th Apr 2017

Afghanistan divided on US mega-bomb drop on Daesh hideouts

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Kabul government has defended the dropping of “Mother of All Bombs” by U.S. forces Thursday on suspected Daesh hideouts in eastern Afghanonistan bordering Pakistan, killing 36 Daesh militants. Neither the US … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad
4th Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared three days of mourning Sunday in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Baghdad that killed at least 151 people. The attack, which was claimed … 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

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut
16th May 2016

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut

By Mubarak Mohamed   HADHRAMAUT, (AA): At least 25 soldiers were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack — which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, local sources told Anadolu Agency. … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad
12th May 2016

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Wednesday’s car-bombs attack in Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr City district and elsewhere in the capital — responsibility for which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — has risen to 90, local medical … Continued

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views
30th Apr 2016

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA) – A London-based Muslim preacher has demanded a formal apology from the British premier for labeling him a Daesh supporter in the parliament in the run-up to the mayoral elections. In an exclusive … 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

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

Saudi Arabia: 34 Muslim countries unite to fight terrorism
16th Dec 2015

Saudi Arabia: 34 Muslim countries unite to fight terrorism

ISTANBUL (AA) – Thirty-four Muslim countries decided Monday night to establish an anti-terrorism alliance with headquarters in Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi Press Agency. SPA said the coalition comes within the context of an anti-terrorism agreement signed by member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). … Continued

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes
5th Dec 2015

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (AA) — President Barack Obama welcomed the U.K.’s recent vote to authorize airstrikes in Syria, during a phone call with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday. Obama “expressed his appreciation that British air forces have joined with ours … Continued

US: White House rules out Gitmo for captured Daesh leaders
3rd Dec 2015

US: White House rules out Gitmo for captured Daesh leaders

WASHINGTON (AA) — The White House said Wednesday that it will not send any Daesh leaders it captures in Iraq or Syria to the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.   “I would certainly rule out for you sending any … Continued

UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria
3rd Dec 2015

UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

LONDON (AA) – Britain is to launch airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria after the country’s parliament overwhelmingly approved plans for military action on Wednesday. The House of Commons voted by 397 votes to 223 late on Wednesday night to … Continued

Germany to boost support for int’l anti-Daesh coalition
2nd Dec 2015

Germany to boost support for int’l anti-Daesh coalition

BERLIN (AA) – German government has decided to provide additional military support to international coalition against Daesh by sending warplanes to fly reconnaissance missions, a tanker aircraft and a warship to the Middle East. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday the … Continued

UK announces Wednesday vote for Syria airstrikes
1st Dec 2015

UK announces Wednesday vote for Syria airstrikes

LONDON (AA) – Britain’s parliament will debate and vote on plans for airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday. In a broadcast that ended weeks of speculation over whether he would call a vote, Cameron said … Continued

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen
28th Nov 2015

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA) – The Philippines’ military confirmed Saturday that an Indonesian national believed to be an expert bomb-maker was among eight suspected members of a Daesh-linked group killed in a clash earlier this week. The … 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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