Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast
16th Sep 2020

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Libyan Coast Guard teams detected … Continued

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe
2nd Mar 2020

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe

By Sena Guler and Jeyhun Aliyev   ANKARA (AA): The number of irregular migrants leaving Turkey for Europe has reached 100,577 as of Sunday evening, Suleyman Soylu said. The migrants are leaving Turkey through northwestern Edirne province bordering with Greece … Continued

Turkey: 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off Izmir
12th Jan 2020

Turkey: 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off Izmir

By Tezcan Ekizler and Safak Yel   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): At least 11 irregular migrants, including eight children, were killed, eight rescued, when their boat sank off the coast of western Turkey, a Turkish Coast Guard source said on Saturday. … Continued

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants
21st Aug 2019

US Muslims fundraise $125,000 for detained migrants

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): An American-Muslim non-profit initiative has raised more than $125,000 to bail out detained migrants in immigration detention centers, its fundraising site said Tuesday. The Muslims for Migrants campaign launched Aug. 7 by CelebrateMercy has … Continued

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast
26th Jul 2019

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 115 irregular migrants are missing after a boat wreck off Libya’s western coast, the navy of the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said Thursday. Some 250 irregular migrants were aboard … Continued

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing
3rd Jul 2019

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing

By Gulsen Topcu   TRIPOLI (AA): Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Wednesday accused forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar of killing irregular migrants staying at a shelter in the capital. Fawzi Unayyis, the GNA’s spokesman for the … Continued

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast
13th May 2019

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 37 Bangladeshi nationals drowned after a migrant boat, which was heading to Europe from Libya, capsized off the coast Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday. According to the United News … Continued

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January
2nd Feb 2019

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January

By Busra Nur Bilgic   ANKARA (AA); Some 5,989 irregular migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea while 208 of others perished in the first four weeks of the new year, the UN migration agency said on Friday. In … Continued

Turkey: 30 irregular migrants rescued in Aegean Sea
28th Oct 2018

Turkey: 30 irregular migrants rescued in Aegean Sea

By Durmus Genc and Ali Balli   MUGLA, Turkey (AA): At least 17 irregular migrants have been rescued in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s southwestern coast, said security sources on Saturday. The migrants requested help from the Turkish Coast Guard … Continued

Turkey: 5 people killed when migrant boat sinks off NW Turkey
1st Oct 2018

Turkey: 5 people killed when migrant boat sinks off NW Turkey

By Hakan Mehmet Sahin   EDIRNE, Turkey (AA): At least five people were killed when an inflatable boat carrying irregular migrants sank off Turkey’s northwestern Edirne province, security sources said on Sunday. The boat capsized off the coastal Sultanice town … 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

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000
23rd Jun 2018

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 960 migrants and refugees have lost their lives at Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of 2018, the UN migration agency said on Friday. “Mediterranean arrivals at this point in 2018 are … 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

Turkey: 9 migrants die, 6 rescued in Mediterranean; 48 die near Tunisian coast
4th Jun 2018

Turkey: 9 migrants die, 6 rescued in Mediterranean; 48 die near Tunisian coast

By Leyla Ataman   ANTALYA, Turkey (AA): Nine migrants died, including 6 children, and six others were rescued after a speedboat sank in the Turkish Mediterranean, the Turkish Coast Guard said early Sunday. The ministry said 68 people were rescued … Continued

Turkey: 17 migrants killed in minibus crash in eastern Turkey
30th Mar 2018

Turkey: 17 migrants killed in minibus crash in eastern Turkey

By Huseyin Yildiz   IGDIR, Turkey (AA): Seventeen undocumented migrants were killed and 36 injured when their minibus crashed into a light pole late Thursday in eastern Turkey, according to the province’s governor. The minibus caught fire after hitting the … 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

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean
28th Dec 2017

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean

By Esber Ayaydin   IZMIR, Turkey (AA)  Three groups of migrants were saved as they attempted to cross from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Turkish Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 132 migrants from Syria, Angola, Afghanistan, Eritrea, … 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

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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