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Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army
3rd Oct 2020

Rohingya Muslims raise funds for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar army

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Despite their own hardships, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have donated funds to help Buddhists displaced due to the ongoing conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Rohingya community leaders said on Friday. Nearly 200,000 people, … Continued

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast
16th Sep 2020

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Libyan Coast Guard teams detected … Continued

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees
8th Sep 2020

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday welcomed the landing of approximately 300 Rohingya refugees on the northern coast of Aceh, Indonesia, after seven months at sea. An unknown number of the refugees need … Continued

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis
22nd Aug 2020

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar. The agency said nearly 900,000 are refugees in Bangladesh, three years after a crisis there … Continued

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … Continued

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe
2nd Mar 2020

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe

By Sena Guler and Jeyhun Aliyev   ANKARA (AA): The number of irregular migrants leaving Turkey for Europe has reached 100,577 as of Sunday evening, Suleyman Soylu said. The migrants are leaving Turkey through northwestern Edirne province bordering with Greece … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast
26th Jul 2019

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 115 irregular migrants are missing after a boat wreck off Libya’s western coast, the navy of the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said Thursday. Some 250 irregular migrants were aboard … Continued

415,000 Syrian babies born in Turkey since 2011
20th Jun 2019

415,000 Syrian babies born in Turkey since 2011

By Muhammet Emin Avundukluoglu   ANKARA (AA): More than 400,000 Syrian babies have been born in Turkey since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, said an official from Turkey’s Interior Ministry. “The population of Syrians in Turkey … Continued

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast
13th May 2019

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 37 Bangladeshi nationals drowned after a migrant boat, which was heading to Europe from Libya, capsized off the coast Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday. According to the United News … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire
11th May 2019

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): An extremist group allegedly set Rohingya shops and schools on fire in the Kun Taing village in Myanmar’s Buthidaung township late Thursday, according to a report. “This is a Muslim village. We have … Continued

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January
2nd Feb 2019

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January

By Busra Nur Bilgic   ANKARA (AA); Some 5,989 irregular migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea while 208 of others perished in the first four weeks of the new year, the UN migration agency said on Friday. In … Continued

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims
26th Jan 2019

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status. “I am dismayed … Continued

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya
20th Aug 2018

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): More than 24,000 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Myanmar’s state forces since August 2017, according to a new report. The figures were revealed in the report — Forced Migration of Rohingya: The … Continued

Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn
17th Jul 2018

Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eight migrants, including six children, suffocated inside a shipping container in northwestern Libya on Monday, according to Libyan authorities. Another 90 migrants found inside the containers were in critical condition and were rushed … Continued

UN urges Jordan to open its border to thousands of Syrian refugees
6th Jul 2018

UN urges Jordan to open its border to thousands of Syrian refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Thursday called on Jordan to open its border and provide temporary shelter to tens of thousands of Syrian people fleeing airstrikes in southwestern Syria. “I am gravely concerned for the civilian … Continued

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean
2nd Jul 2018

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 204 migrants died at sea off Libya this weekend while the total number of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year has crossed over 1,000, according to … Continued

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days
26th Jun 2018

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar TRIPOLI, Libya, (AA): A total of 657 undocumented migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coasts in two days, the Libyan navy affiliated to the National Reconciliation government agency said on Sunday. The navy in a … Continued

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000
23rd Jun 2018

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 960 migrants and refugees have lost their lives at Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of 2018, the UN migration agency said on Friday. “Mediterranean arrivals at this point in 2018 are … Continued

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants
11th Jun 2018

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI (AA): Libyan coast guards have rescued 152 undocumented migrants, including 19 women and three children, off the country’s western shores, according to the Libyan navy on Sunday.   The migrants were rescued in two separate … 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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