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UN: Thousands of Daesh terrorist fighters remain in Syria, Iraq
14th Aug 2018

UN: Thousands of Daesh terrorist fighters remain in Syria, Iraq

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite their defeat, an estimated 20,000-30,000 Daesh terrorist fighters are still in Syria and Iraq, according to a UN report published Monday. The report on Daesh and Al-Qa’ida, which was presented to the Security … Continued

Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn
17th Jul 2018

Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eight migrants, including six children, suffocated inside a shipping container in northwestern Libya on Monday, according to Libyan authorities. Another 90 migrants found inside the containers were in critical condition and were rushed … Continued

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean
2nd Jul 2018

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 204 migrants died at sea off Libya this weekend while the total number of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year has crossed over 1,000, according to … Continued

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days
26th Jun 2018

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar TRIPOLI, Libya, (AA): A total of 657 undocumented migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coasts in two days, the Libyan navy affiliated to the National Reconciliation government agency said on Sunday. The navy in a … Continued

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants
11th Jun 2018

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI (AA): Libyan coast guards have rescued 152 undocumented migrants, including 19 women and three children, off the country’s western shores, according to the Libyan navy on Sunday.   The migrants were rescued in two separate … Continued

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15
3rd May 2018

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15

TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 15 people were killed Wednesday in an armed attack on the headquarters of Libya’s official electoral commission in capital Tripoli, according to a local medical source. Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack. Abdeldaeim al-Rabati, … Continued

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast
3rd Feb 2018

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast

– Just 3 migrants survive after boat capsizes off Libya coast, says UN migration agency By Fatih Erel GENEVA (AA) – An estimated 90 migrants drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea on … Continued

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean
9th Jan 2018

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Sixty-four migrants are feared drowned after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya over the weekend, the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday. The migrants “lost their lives in the … Continued

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya
19th Dec 2017

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya

By Mahmut Geldi   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 36,000 child migrants in Libya are in need of assistance, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya said Monday. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine percent are children, and shockingly, more … Continued

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe
26th Nov 2017

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 31 refugees who were trying to cross to Europe from Libya drowned on Saturday, a Libyan military spokesperson said. Capt. Ayoub Qasim, Libyan Naval Forces spokesman, told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata
7th Oct 2017

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): The Libyan government’s self-styled Anti-Daesh Operations Command Center said Friday that it had recaptured the northwestern city of Misurata after two weeks of fighting with the terrorist group. “At dawn Friday, army forces … 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

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast
9th Jul 2017

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast

By Hamze Tekin, Zeynep Tufekci and Hacer Baser   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eighty African migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya, a coast guard official said Saturday. Navy teams rescued the migrants, including 20 women and seven children from … 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

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya
9th May 2017

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya

ROME (AA): At least 113 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian ANSA news agency said Monday citing the International Organization for Migration. Six men and one woman were saved by … Continued

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent
6th Mar 2017

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent

By Jihad Nasr   TRIPOLI (AA): At least 16 soldiers aligned with East Libya-based government were killed in clashes with a rival militia near oil terminals in eastern Libya, according to a Libyan medical source. Violence broke out Friday after … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Libyan plane hijackers surrender in Malta
24th Dec 2016

Libyan plane hijackers surrender in Malta

BENGHAZI / ANKARA (AA):- All passengers and crew of the hijacked Libyan plane have been released and the hijackers detained, Joseph Muscat, the Maltese prime minister has indicated on Twitter. “Hijackers surrendered, searched and taken in custody,” he tweeted Friday. … 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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