US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office
11th Jan 2017

US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country to not lose sight of the progressive America he promised to establish nearly a decade ago, while calling on Americans to stand united as the reins … Continued

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours
22nd Jul 2016

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama on Thursday encouraged citizens to not discriminate against their fellow Muslim Americans and make them feel as if they are “second-class citizens. “Let’s be clear: Muslim Americans are as … Continued

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’
14th Jun 2016

US: Obama not characterizing Orlando shooting as ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama will not legitimatize terrorist organizations by calling them “radical Islam” which perpetuates the myth that they represent Islam against the West, a White House spokesman said Monday. “Many of those organizations … Continued

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan
6th Jun 2016

US: Obama urges refugee acceptance at start of Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AA):  President Barack Obama on Sunday marked the start of Ramadan by emphasizing that the U.S. must do more to help Muslims who have fled violence and poverty. “Far too many Muslims may not be able to observe Ramadan … Continued

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill
19th Apr 2016

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill

By Michael Hernandez and Esra Kaymak-Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. President Barack Obama would likely veto a bill that would allow Americans to sue foreign governments in U.S. courts for their involvement in terror attacks, the White House said … Continued

US: Obama extends sanctions on Russia
4th Mar 2016

US: Obama extends sanctions on Russia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama has extended sanctions on Russia for what Washington says is its support of rebel groups in eastern Ukraine and continued occupation of Crimea. Obama extended the national emergency with respect … Continued

12th Jan 2016

US: World needs to hear of US religious freedom: booted Muslim

WASHINGTON (AA) – A Muslim woman booted from a Donald Trump rally, urged President Barack Obama to tell the world about religious freedom in the U.S., ahead of his State of the Union address. Rose Hamid, 56, who stood in … Continued

Syria: Assad to remain in power until March 2017, US docs show
7th Jan 2016

Syria: Assad to remain in power until March 2017, US docs show

[Photo: Syrian people are seen in front of a damaged building after Assad regime forces carried out airstrike at Zamalka district in Eastern Ghouta, Syria on January 6, 2016. Photographer: Samir Tatin/AA] Esra Kaymak WASHINGTON (AA) – The Obama administration foresees Syrian … Continued

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes
5th Dec 2015

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (AA) — President Barack Obama welcomed the U.K.’s recent vote to authorize airstrikes in Syria, during a phone call with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday. Obama “expressed his appreciation that British air forces have joined with ours … Continued

Obama backs Turkish downing of Russia fighter jet, urges calm
25th Nov 2015

Obama backs Turkish downing of Russia fighter jet, urges calm

WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday asserted Turkey’s right to self-defense following the downing of a Russian fighter jet that Ankara says violated its airspace. “Turkey, like every country, has a right to defend its territory and its … Continued

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest
23rd Sep 2015

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest

NEW YORK (AA): A U.S. Muslim boy arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, has withdrawn from a Texas school district, his family told local media Tuesday. Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed formally pulled his 14-year-old son, Ahmed Mohamed, from the MacArthur High School of Irving … Continued

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school
17th Sep 2015

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school

By Kasim ILERI TEXAS (AA): A Texas Muslim teen arrested under terrorism after taking his homemade clock to school, on Wednesday accepted an invitation by President Barack Obama to show off his invention at the White House. At a press conference outside his home in … Continued

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters
29th Jul 2015

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters

ADDIS ABABA, (AA): Wrapping up a five-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday in Addis Ababa, where he urged African countries to democratize, respect human rights and ensure the continent’s leaders abided by presidential term limits. Obama … Continued

US: Remarks by President Obama at Iftar Dinner
24th Jun 2015

US: Remarks by President Obama at Iftar Dinner

    THE PRESIDENT:  Welcome to the White House.  Now, I know that these are the longest days of the year, which is why I’m so glad that they put the first course down right away.  (Laughter.)  I know you’re … Continued

11th Jun 2015

US: Obama’s unauthorized, incomplete Iraq war strategy

  More than nine months, 2,000 airstrikes and 3,000 military advisors later, Congress still has not authorized the US war against the “Islamic State.” The White House now wants to deploy 450 advisors closer to the front The American bombs … 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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