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Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl
19th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Protests erupted on Wednesday in universities across Jammu and Kashmir against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl. According to police, the protests left two students and two … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers vandalise Palestinian vehicles, cemetery
18th Apr 2018

Palestine: Israeli settlers vandalise Palestinian vehicles, cemetery

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Dozens of Palestinian vehicles were vandalized Tuesday morning in a suspected “price tag” attack by Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Israeli settlers also defiled Muslim cemeteries in Jerusalem. “Israeli settlers … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers wound 3 Palestinians along Gaza border
16th Apr 2018

Palestine: Israeli soldiers wound 3 Palestinians along Gaza border

By Muhammad Majid   GAZA, Palestine (AA): Three Palestinians were wounded along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border by Israeli soldiers during peaceful protests against Israel’s decades-long occupation, the Palestinian Health Ministry said late Sunday. Spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said the wounded … Continued

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed in Gaza by suspected Israeli shelling
15th Apr 2018

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed in Gaza by suspected Israeli shelling

By Mohamed Majed   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Four Palestinians were killed in a suspected Israeli artillery shelling in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said the four … Continued

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria
15th Apr 2018

Arab world divided on US-led bombing in Syria

ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … Continued

Palestine: Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (5-11 April)
14th Apr 2018

Palestine: Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (5-11 April)

Gaza, Palestine, (The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights):   Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory [oPt] (05 – 11 April 2018):   Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip … Continued

Austria: Chancellor reiterates hijab ban in meet with Muslim body
14th Apr 2018

Austria: Chancellor reiterates hijab ban in meet with Muslim body

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in a meeting with representatives of the country’s Muslim body on Friday reiterated his stance on a headscarf ban in kindergarten and primary schools. Kurz met Ibrahim Olgun, the head … Continued

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium
13th Apr 2018

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

Syria: 18th convoy from E Ghouta arrives in Al-Bab as Govt takes control of Douma
12th Apr 2018

Syria: 18th convoy from E Ghouta arrives in Al-Bab as Govt takes control of Douma

By Esref Musa, Omer Koparan and Adham Kako   AL-BAB/IDLIB, Syria (AA): The 18th convoy carrying civilians and rebel fighters from the city of Douma in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta arrived in Aleppo’s Al-Bab district on Wednesday, according … Continued

Saudi Arabia to dig canal along Qatar border turning it into an island
11th Apr 2018

Saudi Arabia to dig canal along Qatar border turning it into an island

By Mohamed Fahd   RIYADH (AA): A Saudi official has confirmed reports of plans to dig a maritime channel along the kingdom’s border with Qatar — a move that would effectively turn the Qatari peninsula into an island. Saoud al-Qahtani, … Continued

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma
10th Apr 2018

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is “determined” to respond to the Assad Government’s latest alleged use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians, regardless of whether the UN Security Council acts or not, a top American diplomat said … Continued

Syria: Death toll from suspected chemical attack rises to over 70
9th Apr 2018

Syria: Death toll from suspected chemical attack rises to over 70

By Adham Kako, Mohamad Misto and Mahmut Geldi   EASTERN GHOUTA, Syria / ANKARA, Turkey (AA): The civilian death toll rose to 78 from Saturday’s suspected chemical attack by allegedly by the Syrian Government in Douma, a district in Eastern … Continued

Palestine: 31 Palestinians killed in Gaza protests by Israeli troops
8th Apr 2018

Palestine: 31 Palestinians killed in Gaza protests by Israeli troops

By Hedaya al-Saeidi   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): At least 31 Palestinians have been killed and 2,850 others injured by Israeli gunfire during peaceful protests on border of the Gaza Strip since last week, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. … Continued

Palestinian dies of wounds; Gaza death toll rises to 22 with no comment from UK PM
7th Apr 2018

Palestinian dies of wounds; Gaza death toll rises to 22 with no comment from UK PM

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces shot and killed one Palestinian along the border of the southern Gaza Strip, east of Khan Younis, during mass demonstrations on Friday, while another Palestinian succumbed to wounds sustained … Continued

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal
6th Apr 2018

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Muslims and a number of other civil society associations on Thursday strongly condemned a legal proposal to impose a ‘hijab’ ban after it was announced by the Austrian prime minister. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz … Continued

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017
5th Apr 2018

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UNICEF called for international action in response to explosive hazards in Syria where at least 910 children were killed by explosive devices in 2017. “More than 8 … Continued

Palestine: Over 500 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem
5th Apr 2018

Palestine: Over 500 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AA) – Hundreds of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Wednesday, according to a Palestinian official. “Over 542 Jewish extremists stormed the compound since morning,” Al-Aqsa Mosque Director Omar Kiswani told Anadolu … Continued

Palestine: Another Palestinian killed by Israel gunfire near Gaza border
4th Apr 2018

Palestine: Another Palestinian killed by Israel gunfire near Gaza border

By Mohammed Majid GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – A Palestinian youth was shot dead Tuesday by the Israeli army near the Gaza Strip’s eastern border with Israel. “Ahmed Omar Arafa, 25, was martyred after being shot in the chest by … Continued

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings
3rd Apr 2018

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Jammu and Kashmir remained in a state of paralysis on Monday with thousands of Indian forces in riot gear manning the streets a day after 13 militants, four civilians and … 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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