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Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
1st Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

By Ali Abo Rezeg   (AA): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world Thursday ascended Mount Arafat, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, to mark the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims flocked to Arafat … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

Saudi Arabia: World leaders voice condolences for deadly stampede
25th Sep 2015

Saudi Arabia: World leaders voice condolences for deadly stampede

ANKARA (AA) – Influential world figures have expressed their condolences for Thursday’s stampede near Mecca in Saudi Arabia that left more than 750 Hajj pilgrims dead and hundreds more injured. According to a UN statement, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon “was deeply … Continued

Ugandan fish seller makes it to Hajj after 10-year struggle
20th Sep 2015

Ugandan fish seller makes it to Hajj after 10-year struggle

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, (AA): Uganda plans to send 750 of its citizens – including 415 women – to this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah. “I can’t wait to get to Makkah and see Prophet Muhammad’s tomb and Mount … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 87 killed as vast construction crane collpases on pilgrims in Makkah
11th Sep 2015

Saudi Arabia: 87 killed as vast construction crane collpases on pilgrims in Makkah

87 worshippers were killed and over 200 injured after a crane crashed in the most sacred mosque, Masjidul Haram in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Friday. The Official Spokesman of the Presidency of the Mosque Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Mansouri said that in … Continued

11th Jun 2015

Saudi airport staff to be lashed for abusing Iranian boys

  Two Saudis who sexually harassed two Iranian teenagers have been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and four years in prison, a security official has said. The Iranians were on their way home after visiting Mecca. A criminal court in 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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