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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

Libya: Car-bomb kills 3 in Benghazi
30th Oct 2016

Libya: Car-bomb kills 3 in Benghazi

By Moataz al-Majbari   BENGHAZI, (AA): A car-bomb explosion killed three people, including a political activist, and injured 21 others in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi late Saturday, according to Libyan medics. Among those killed in the attack in the … Continued

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte
19th Aug 2016

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte

By Ayse Sumeyra Aydogdu, Eman Nassar   SIRTE, (AA): At least 19 victims were killed Thursday and approximately 80 others injured in a suicide attack that targeted al-Bunyan al-Marsous forces in the northern Libyan city of Sirte. Daesh militants attacked … Continued

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing
4th Aug 2016

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing

By Moataz al-Majbari   BENGHAZI, (AA): The death toll from a suicide car bombing in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 18, a Libyan army spokesman said Wednesday. A bomber blew up his vehicle at a military checkpoint … Continued

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast
3rd Jul 2016

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast

By Heysel el-Mahzi   BIN GIRDAN, (AA): Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with nearly 30 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said. “The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the … Continued

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack
22nd Jun 2016

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack

By Seyfeddin Trablusi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 28 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday when a rocket hit an armory in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, local sources said. Armed militia intended to loot shops in the Garabulli … Continued

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh
12th Jun 2016

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh

By Jabbour Dokn   SIRTE, (AA): At least 12 troops from Libya’s UN-backed unity government were killed and 40 wounded during battles with the Daesh militant group in the northern city of Sirte on Friday, a medical official said. Abdul … 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

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border
8th Mar 2016

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border

By Aymen Cemli   TUNIS, (AA): At least 45 people were killed Monday in deadly clashes between Tunisian security forces and militants near the border with war-torn Libya. Armed militants attacked an army barracks and security posts at dawn in … Continued

Libya’s rival political camps unveil unity government
20th Jan 2016

Libya’s rival political camps unveil unity government

TRIPOLI, (AA): Libya’s rival political camps on Tuesday announced that they had established a unity government in line with the terms of a UN-backed peace deal aimed at ending years of political deadlock. In a statement, the newly-formed Presidential Council … Continued

Libya: Suicide bombing kills 50 police recruits
8th Jan 2016

Libya: Suicide bombing kills 50 police recruits

Michael Hernandez, Mahmoud Barakat [Photo: Damaged cars are seen after a truck bomb attack targeting a police training center in Zliten, Libya on January 7, 2016. Photographer: Hazem Turkia/AA] TRIPOLI,  (AA): At least 50 people were killed and 127 others … 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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