Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … Continued

Malaysia: Ex-Malaysıan premier Mahathir expelled from party
29th May 2020

Malaysia: Ex-Malaysıan premier Mahathir expelled from party

By Burak Dag (AA): Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, with four other MPs, on Thursday was expelled from the political party which he co-founded, according to local media. In a statement, the ruling Bersatu Party (United Indigenous Party) of … Continued

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

Thailand: Assailants kill 15 in Muslim-majority southern Thailand
6th Nov 2019

Thailand: Assailants kill 15 in Muslim-majority southern Thailand

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA) : At least 15 people were shot dead and four injured in an overnight assault when unknown gunmen launched a scathing armed attack on security deployment in southern Thailand, local media reported on Wednesday. … Continued

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation
23rd Oct 2019

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Even as Indian traders have decided to limit importing palm oil from Malaysia, as part of retaliation against the Southeast Asian nation, for criticizing New Delhi’s recent actions on Kashmir, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir … Continued

Malaysia: Former deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim back in parliament
16th Oct 2018

Malaysia: Former deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim back in parliament

By Omer Faruk Yildiz   KUALA LUMPUR (AA): Just six months after the king’s pardon freed him from jail, a former Malaysian deputy prime minister returned to parliament on Monday. Anwar Ibrahim, 71, leader of Malaysia’s People’s Justice Party, was … Continued

Body of Palestinian assassinated in Malaysia arrives in Gaza, Mossad blamed
27th Apr 2018

Body of Palestinian assassinated in Malaysia arrives in Gaza, Mossad blamed

By Mohamed Majed   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Hundreds of Palestinian mourners on Thursday evening turned out for the funeral of Fadi al-Batsh, a Palestinian thought to be linked to Hamas who was killed by unknown assailants in Kuala Lumpur … Continued

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed
6th Nov 2017

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed

By P Prem Kumar Malaysia (AA):  More than 9,000 people were evacuated from their homes Sunday as the weekend’s flash flood worsens in the northern states of Malaysia, claiming seven lives to-date. The number of flood victims on the island … Continued

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims
26th Sep 2017

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims

By ROY RAMOS   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Malaysia has disassociated itself from the statement issued by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) current chair Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday. They expressed “concern over the … Continued

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security
11th May 2017

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security

By Ugur Aslanhan   ANKARA (AA): A “five-nation mechanism” between Turkey, Pakistan, Qatar, Malaysia and Indonesia will improve regional stability, Defense Minister Fikri Isik said Wednesday. The Muslim alliance formed on the sideline of a maritime and aerospace exhibition in … Continued

Malaysia on alert as Mosul offensive in Iraq may bring home Daesh fighters
18th Oct 2016

Malaysia on alert as Mosul offensive in Iraq may bring home Daesh fighters

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) – Malaysia has been placed on its highest security setting after intelligence reports suggested thousands of Daesh members may try and return home as a military operation closes in on Mosul — … Continued

Malaysia’s ruling party sails home in crucial vote
8th May 2016

Malaysia’s ruling party sails home in crucial vote

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA): Malaysia Premier Najib Razak’s Barisan Nasional (BN) party has won 72 of the 82 seats up for grabs in a state election in Sarawak — seen as a crucial test of the … Continued

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries
5th Feb 2016

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) – Trade ministers from 12 countries have inked a controversial United States-led regional trade agreement in New Zealand, paving the path for freer movement of goods and services between the member economies. … Continued

Malaysian police nab suicide bomber hours before attack
16th Jan 2016

Malaysian police nab suicide bomber hours before attack

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) — Malaysian police say they have nabbed a suspected Daesh-linked militant in capital Kuala Lumpur, just hours before a planned suicide attack. Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement Saturday … Continued

Pakistan surprised by listing in Saudi-led anti-terror bloc
17th Dec 2015

Pakistan surprised by listing in Saudi-led anti-terror bloc

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan has expressed its surprise to hear that Saudi Arabia this week had declared it a part of a recently-formed 34-nation alliance against terrorism. Malyasia and Indonesia have also denied they will join the alliance. Pakistani Foreign … Continued

Malaysia: Protesters rally to demand ouster of Malaysian PM
29th Aug 2015

Malaysia: Protesters rally to demand ouster of Malaysian PM

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA): Protesters are gathering in the center of Malaysia’s capital for a rally — already declared unlawful — demanding institutional reforms and the ouster of Prime Minister Najib Razak. While the protests organized by … 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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