Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen
28th Nov 2015

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA) – The Philippines’ military confirmed Saturday that an Indonesian national believed to be an expert bomb-maker was among eight suspected members of a Daesh-linked group killed in a clash earlier this week. The … Continued

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15
22nd Nov 2015

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA) – Around 15 people were injured overnight when a grenade was thrown during a festival in the Southern Philippines, according to police and military — the fifth bombing incident in Central Mindanao in just two weeks. The explosion … Continued

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash
8th Nov 2015

Philippines: Wanted Abu Sayyaf leader killed in clash

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A notorious leader of an al-Qaeda-linked militant group was killed alongside a follower in a firefight in the Philippines’ Muslim south that left three soldiers wounded, according to the military Sunday. The commander … Continued

Philippines: Fire kills 15 in Zamboanga City market
31st Oct 2015

Philippines: Fire kills 15 in Zamboanga City market

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): A fire at a market in the southern Philippines killed 15 people early Saturday, injured at least 11 others and razed over a hundred stores to the ground, officials said. Those who died were live-in vendors, stuck inside … Continued

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout
26th Oct 2015

Philippines: 3 Abu Sayyaf gunmen dead in shootout

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA, (AA): Philippine government forces claim to have killed three gunmen belonging to an al-Qaeda-linked group in the troubled southern island province of Basilan. In a statement Sunday, the military said Joint Task Group Basilan encountered a group of 50 … Continued

Philippines: Thousands evacuated as typhoon hits north Philippines
19th Oct 2015

Philippines: Thousands evacuated as typhoon hits north Philippines

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): Thousands of people have been evacuated in the northern Philippines as Typhoon Koppu made landfall Sunday, destroying houses and knocking over trees and power lines. While no casualties were reported, the National Disaster … Continued

Philippines: Filipino fishermen feared dead as storm moves to China
3rd Oct 2015

Philippines: Filipino fishermen feared dead as storm moves to China

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Seven fishermen were feared dead as a strong tropical storm exited the Philippines’ area od responsibility Saturday and headed toward south China. The Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said in … Continued

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south
19th Sep 2015

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf blamed for bus blast in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Philippine authorities have blamed a powerful bomb explosion that killed a girl and injured more than 30 other people in the country’s Muslim south on an al-Qaeda-linked militant group. The … Continued

Philippines: 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed in clashes
20th Aug 2015

Philippines: 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed in clashes

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): At least 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen and a soldier were killed and seven others were wounded in an encounter with government troops in the predominantly Muslim island province of Sulu in the southern Philippines on Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, … Continued

Philippines: 3 injured as Abu Sayyaf attacks army
15th Aug 2015

Philippines: 3 injured as Abu Sayyaf attacks army

By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): Abu Sayyaf militants have attacked a detachment of the Philippines Army in the troubled island archipelago of Sulu in the southern Philippines. Brigadier General Alan Arrojado, commander of Sulu Joint Task Force Group, said Saturday … Continued

Philippines: 4 communist rebels, 1 soldier killed in firefight
4th Aug 2015

Philippines: 4 communist rebels, 1 soldier killed in firefight

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): At least four communist rebels and a soldier have been killed in a firefight following an ambush by an insurgent group in Masbate island province in the Philippines north. Av Inquirer.net report said that the firefight ensued … Continued

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law
30th Jul 2015

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law

By Yusuf Hatip and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ANKARA, Turkey(AA) : With the passing of a law that seals a peace agreement between the Philippines government and its one time largest rebel group stalled, a Turkish monitor says “crucial changes” have been made … Continued

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks
25th Jun 2015

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks

[Photo: Head of the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, MILEF, Hajj Murad Al-Ebrahim. Photographer: Turgut Alp Boyraz]/AA] By Hader Glang and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ANKARA (AA): The Philippines is lauding Turkey’s involvement in peace talks between the government … 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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