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

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah
26th Apr 2017

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian resistance movement Hamas on Tuesday voiced its readiness to relinquish authority in the Gaza Strip to the West Bank-based Palestinian ‘unity’ government. The assertions came at a press conference convened … Continued

Syria: Blast kills at least 112 Shia Muslim evacuees, many of them children
16th Apr 2017

Syria: Blast kills at least 112 Shia Muslim evacuees, many of them children

By Adham Kako, Levent Tok and Mehmet Kemal Firik   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 112 people were killed Saturday when a blast in southern Aleppo hit buses ferrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged Shia Muslim towns, a civil defense … Continued

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha
18th Oct 2016

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha

By Ahmed Yousuf   DOHA (AA): Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday met with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and deputy Ismail Haniyeh in capital Doha, according to Qatar’s official news agency. “The two sides discussed recent … Continued

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties
29th Jul 2016

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties

By Mohamad Misto   ANKARA (AA): Syrian terrorist group Al-Nusra Front has terminated all ties with Al Qaeda, the group’s leader told a Qatar-based television network Thursday. In remarks made during an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic, Nusra leader Abu … Continued

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial
19th Jun 2016

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial

CAIRO (AA): An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison on charges of spying and leaking state secrets. Morsi, along with 10 co-defendants, were accused by Egypt’s army-backed authorities of spying for Qatar and … Continued

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah to discuss Palestinian reconciliation in Doha
8th Feb 2016

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah to discuss Palestinian reconciliation in Doha

By Ola Attalah   GAZA CITY (AA) – Hamas and Fatah representatives are set to meet in Qatari capital Doha on Sunday to discuss implementation of a reconciliation deal signed in 2014 between the rival Palestinian movements. “This meeting will … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit hospital
28th Oct 2015

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit hospital

Human Rights Watch: The airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a hospital in northern Yemen supported by Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers, MSF) on October 26, 2015, was in apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch … Continued

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar
21st Oct 2015

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar

NEW YORK (AA): Ahmed Mohamed, the U.S. Muslim boy who was arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, will soon move to Qatar to continue his education, according to media reports. The 14-year-old accepted a scholarship from the Qatar Foundation to join a … Continued

Egypt: Brotherhood’s Qaradawi referred to military court
7th Sep 2015

Egypt: Brotherhood’s Qaradawi referred to military court

CAIRO (AA): Egypt’s prosecutor-general has referred Egyptian-born Muslim scholar and Muslim Brotherhood leader Yusuf Qaradawi – who has long been based in Qatar – and several other Brotherhood leaders to a military court to face charges of murder. In a … Continued

Qatar to employ 20,000 Palestinians
28th Jun 2015

Qatar to employ 20,000 Palestinians

[Photo: Qatar Airways: Lars Plougmann from London] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Qatar is to create work opportunities for up to 20,000 Palestinians, the Palestinian ambassador to Qatar said Saturday. Munir Ghannam told Ma’an that “practical steps have started to embrace Palestinian workers … Continued

8th Jun 2015

FIFA official: Russia and Qatar could lose World Cups

  A FIFA official has said Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host upcoming World Cups, if bribery is established in the bidding process. Both nations have denied wrongdoing in their bids. Russia and Qatar could be stripped … Continued

21st May 2015

Qatar accused of continuing failing migrant workers

  Rights organization Amnesty International has accused Qatar of promising little and delivering less in terms of labor reforms ahead of the 2022 World Cup. More than a million migrants are working in construction. In a report published Thursday, Amnesty … Continued

12th May 2015

US: Obama’s Gulf Summit at Camp David missing monarchs

  The two-day meeting at the Presidential country-retreat of Camp David in the Maryland mountains northwest of Washington, is a rare invitation from Obama to the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). But the rulers of Saudi Arabia, … Continued

19th Feb 2015

Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya airstrikes

    [Photo: Statements at the Arab League, pictured here, regarding Egypt’s airstrikes in Libya set off the row]     Amid disputes over Egyptian air strikes in Libya, Qatar has recalled its ambassador in Cairo for consultations. “Islamic State” … Continued

16th Feb 2015

Egypt puts Mursi on trial over Qatar links

    An Egyptian court put ousted Islamist President Mohammed Mursi on trial on Sunday on charges of endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Mursi, … Continued

1st Jan 2015

Egypt court orders retrial for jailed Al Jazeera journalists

[Photo: Baher Mohamed, Mohammed Fahmy and Peter Greste in court in Cairo in March] An appeals court in Egypt has ordered a retrial in the case of three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned there for more than a year. They were … Continued

25th Dec 2014

Cairo, Doha mend ties after Al-Jazeera suspends Egypt coverage

  As part of Saudi efforts to broker an end to the 18-month standoff over Doha’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian and Qatari intelligence officials met in Cairo to discuss a possible reconciliation, two days after the Doha-based Al-Jazeera … 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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