Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue
6th Oct 2017

Myanmar: No respite for Rohingya Muslims as attacks continue

By Meryem Goktas   (AA): Attacks on Rohingya Muslims are continuing despite Myanmar declaring an end to Myanmar’s military operation in Rakhine state, according to the Arakan Rohingya Union Wednesday. The union made the observation in its “Narrative Report on … Continued

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims
1st Oct 2017

UN denies accusations of having hand in ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): The United Nations has denied allegations that the global body’s resident coordinator in Myanmar had a role in the ethnic cleansing carried out against the Rohingya Muslim community. “The United Nations strongly disagrees … Continued

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims
26th Sep 2017

Malaysia disassociates with ASEAN Myanmar statement which did not mention Rohingya Muslims

By ROY RAMOS   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Malaysia has disassociated itself from the statement issued by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) current chair Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday. They expressed “concern over the … Continued

Myanmar: Aid shipment for Rohingya Muslims prevented by Buddhist mob
21st Sep 2017

Myanmar: Aid shipment for Rohingya Muslims prevented by Buddhist mob

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA)  A mob of around 300 Rakhine Buddhists have attempted to destroy a ship carrying aid for displaced people in western Rakhine state, Myanmar government said on Thursday. The riot began when about … Continued

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar
16th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Maung Maung Cho was surprised when his elderly parents told him they had moved from their cashew farm to a nearby village because they feared repercussions from recent violence in against Rohingya … Continued

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support
13th Sep 2017

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support

By Mutasim Billah DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 200,000 Rohingya children, who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, are at risk and they need urgent support, UNICEF said Tuesday. “This is a growing humanitarian crisis and children are at the … Continued

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine
11th Sep 2017

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Myanmar security forces have killed at least 3,000 Rohingya people in the latest violence against the Muslim minority in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, Bangladesh’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Meanwhile Indian Prime Minister … Continued

Myanmar: UN Security Council should meet over Rohingya Muslim crisis
8th Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN Security Council should meet over Rohingya Muslim crisis

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): An international human rights group on Friday called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. According to the UN and rights groups, over … Continued

Myanmar: UN warns of deteriorating situation of Rohingya Muslims
2nd Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN warns of deteriorating situation of Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): UN human rights officials have warned of the rapidly deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing towards Bangladesh. “The humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly and … Continued

Myanmar: Video shows Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar
31st Aug 2017

Myanmar: Video shows Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar

By Dildar Baykan   ANKARA (AA): Video footage released on social media on Wednesday has revealed eyewitness testimony of atrocities being endured by Rohingya Muslim civilians in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. In a video interview posted on the Arakan Times website, … Continued

Myanmar: Buddhist NGO slams violence against Muslims in Myanmar
31st Aug 2017

Myanmar: Buddhist NGO slams violence against Muslims in Myanmar

By Adem Salvarcioglu and Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) – A Japan-based Buddhist NGO has reacted to the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, saying ongoing attacks “are not acceptable for any religion”. “As a Buddhist, I cannot accept the … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingyas voice concern over killing of 100 Muslims in Rakhine attacks
28th Aug 2017

Myanmar: Rohingyas voice concern over killing of 100 Muslims in Rakhine attacks

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): The European Rohingya Council (ERC) on Sunday voiced concern over the plight of Rohingya population following the attacks in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. In a press release, the Rohingya body expressed deep concern and called on … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state
16th May 2017

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – A top EU official on Monday called on Myanmar’s government to grant full humanitarian access to the western Rakhine state, decrying the worsening situation since the military locked down the area … Continued

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state
22nd Feb 2017

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The government of Myanmar said on Tuesday that four Rohingya villagers were found dead in a conflict-torn area of country’s western Rakhine state. The Office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi … Continued

Myanmar:  UN expert warns of reprisals following Myanmar visit
25th Jan 2017

Myanmar: UN expert warns of reprisals following Myanmar visit

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar on Tuesday warned about possible reprisals against people she met during her recent visit to the country. “There is one word that has hung heavily … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya tell rights group of Myanmar army abuses
23rd Dec 2016

Myanmar: Rohingya tell rights group of Myanmar army abuses

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   YANGON, (AA): An international rights group accused Myanmar’s military Thursday of carrying out a campaign of arson, killings and rape against Rohingya Muslims in recent operations in troubled Rakhine State. A statement released by Human … Continued

Myanmar invites neighbours to discuss Rakhine/Rohingya concerns
13th Dec 2016

Myanmar invites neighbours to discuss Rakhine/Rohingya concerns

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar has invited foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations for talks in an effort to reduce regional concerns over a situation in western Rakhine State in which anything from 76 to 400 Rohingya … Continued

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis
7th Dec 2016

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan has called on the international community to cooperate further with Myanmar’s government to resolve conflicts between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the country’s troubled Rakhine State. … 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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