Scrolling news:

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

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees
21st Sep 2017

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI, India (AA) – The government has sealed the maritime boundary after receiving intelligence that Rohingya Muslims would try to enter India using sea routes, according to Indian media reports Wednesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared … Continued

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim plight through the eyes of children
21st Sep 2017

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim plight through the eyes of children

By Mutasim Billah and Safvan Allahverdi   COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AA) – Saddam Hossain’s days had been filled with his parents’ love and affection. He was studying at an Islamic school in Myanmar. He had many classmates and playmates. But … Continued

UK to suspend its military ties with Myanmar
20th Sep 2017

UK to suspend its military ties with Myanmar

By Tayfun Salci   LONDON (AA): The U.K. is suspending all its engagement with Myanmar’s military until the action against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority is halted, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. “We are very concerned about what … 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: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead
14th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Tuesday in the Naf River on the border with Bangladesh, leaving two children dead. “A Rohingya trawler sank while entering Bangladesh from Myanmar. There were … 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: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing
12th Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing

  By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA): More than 310,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, a UN spokesperson said Monday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency in Geneva, Duniya Aslam Khan, a spokeswoman for the UN Refugee Agency … 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: Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims ‘on the rise’ says rights group
6th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims ‘on the rise’ says rights group

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Muslims across Myanmar have been facing oppression under the civilian government led by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, a rights group said Tuesday. The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) said in … Continued

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
5th Sep 2017

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Hayati Nupus, Iqbal Musyaffa   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia’s visiting foreign minister on Monday proposed to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi a formula to bring an end to ongoing violence in the restive Rakhine state. Rento Marsudi’s … 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: 12 killed in Rohingya attacks in Myanmar west
25th Aug 2017

Myanmar: 12 killed in Rohingya attacks in Myanmar west

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Myanmar government said at least 12 people, including five police officers, were killed on Friday in multiple assaults on border guard posts along Myanmar’s western border with Bangladesh. The attacks were carried … 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

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe
13th Mar 2017

Rohingya group urges EU support for Myanmar probe

By Busra Selvi Ogutcan   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): A group representing Rohingya in Europe has called on the European Union to support a UN investigation into “Myanmar’s Crimes against Rohingya.” The European Rohingya Council, or ERC, said in a statement … Continued

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report
28th Feb 2017

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military committed “systematic” abuses against Rohingya Muslims during recent operations in troubled Rakhine State, according to a report released Monday. The rape of more than 70 Rohingya women and girls by … 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.

Latest Tweets