Iraq & Syria:  US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians
14th Apr 2017

Iraq & Syria: US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians

  By Alex Hopkins on April 13, 2017 (Airwars): March was the deadliest month ever recorded by Airwars during the Coalition’s campaign in Iraq and Syria. This coincided with the greatest number of munitions dropped by the allies so far in … Continued

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria
11th Apr 2017

Russia: Kremlin accuses US of reluctance to interact over Syria

By Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): The Kremlin accused the U.S. of showing complete reluctance to interact over Syria by launching missile strikes on an Assad regime military base in the country. “The American side in this way [by firing … Continued

US ‘prepared to do more’ after Syria strike
8th Apr 2017

US ‘prepared to do more’ after Syria strike

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): The U.S.’s strike on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack was a “very measured step”, Washington’s envoy to the UN said Friday. “We took a very measured step last night. We … Continued

Syria: US strikes airbase in Syria after suspected chemical attack
7th Apr 2017

Syria: US strikes airbase in Syria after suspected chemical attack

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Thursday fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian military airbase American officials believe was used to carry out a deadly suspected chemical attack, the Pentagon confirmed. Six people were killed in … Continued

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia
5th Apr 2017

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia

Russian news agency, Tass,  quoting the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman said a Syrian airstrike on the eastern outskirts of Khan Sheikhun, in Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday targeted workshops to produce chemical-laden projectiles. 100 people were killed in a chemical attack … Continued

Russia: 11killed in suicide bomb on train in St Petersburg
4th Apr 2017

Russia: 11killed in suicide bomb on train in St Petersburg

By Diyar Guldogan and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ANKARA/MOSCOW (AA): Eleven people were killed and 45 injured Monday when an explosion hit the St. Petersburg metro, Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) said. According to the NAK, the blast tore through … Continued

Russia: Half of Russians oppose school headscarf ban
1st Feb 2017

Russia: Half of Russians oppose school headscarf ban

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Half of Russians are in favor of lifting a headscarf ban in schools, according to a poll released Tuesday. The Russian Public Opinion Research Center survey found one in two supported lifting the ban … Continued

Russia: Mordovia bans students, teachers from wearing hijab
27th Jan 2017

Russia: Mordovia bans students, teachers from wearing hijab

ANKARA, Turkey (AA): The Kremlin on Thursday avoided getting involved in a headscarf debate that made national headlines. “We would not want to become a party to this discussion at the moment,” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official spokesman, Dmitry Peskov … Continued

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana
24th Jan 2017

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana

By Mohamad Misto   ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AA): Peace talks aimed at ending the Syria conflict entered the second day on Tuesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana. The talks, which will focus on extending the cease-fire that came into effect on Dec. … Continued

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says
12th Jan 2017

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Calling Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” for Russia’s actions in support of Syrian forces in Aleppo would be inaccurate, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s next top diplomat said Wednesday. “I would not … Continued

Syria: Nationwide cease-fire underway
30th Dec 2016

Syria: Nationwide cease-fire underway

ANKARA (AA): A nationwide cease-fire in Syria took effect at midnight (2200GMT) Dec. 30, after a deal was brokered with Turkey, Russia and the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Within the scope of the cease-fire, warring parties pledged to … Continued

Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid
28th Dec 2016

Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid

ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have agreed on a plan for the warring parties in Syria to declare a nationwide cease-fire, a confidential Turkish source said Wednesday. The plan is expected to be carried out in all areas where the … Continued

Turkey:  Six released in probe into Russian envoy’s murder
22nd Dec 2016

Turkey: Six released in probe into Russian envoy’s murder

By Ferdi Uzun AYDIN, Turkey (AA): Six people, who were arrested in the aftermath of the murder of the Russia’s envoy to Turkey, were released on Thursday, police sources said. Altintas’s parents, sister, two uncles and aunt were released early … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrike kills 11 in Idlib
16th Oct 2016

Syria: Russian airstrike kills 11 in Idlib

By Halit Suleyman   IDLIB, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 25 others injured Saturday when Russian fighter jets struck an opposition-held neighborhood in western Syria’s Idlib province, according to a local civil defense official. The Russian strike … Continued

Syria: Russian jets bomb rebel-held Aleppo, killing 81
13th Oct 2016

Syria: Russian jets bomb rebel-held Aleppo, killing 81

By Halit Suleiman   ALEPPO, (AA):  Eighty-one people were killed Wednesday when Russian warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria’s northwestern city of Aleppo, according to a local civil defense official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Beibars Meshaal, a pro-opposition civil defense … Continued

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire
4th Oct 2016

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with … Continued

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

NEW YORK (AA):The United Nations announced Wednesday its aid convoy is ready to move forward with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following a deadly attack two days ago. Jens Laerke, spokesperson for United Nations humanitarian office, said part … Continued

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

WASHINGTON (AA):The U.S. holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that targeted a UN aid convoy, regardless if Moscow or Damascus carried it out, the White House said Tuesday. “In any event, we hold the Russian government responsible for airstrikes in … Continued

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria
10th Sep 2016

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria

GENEVA / WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. and Russia have agreed to take steps to reduce violence in war-torn Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on early Saturday. In a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, … Continued

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

By Ahmet Dursun and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ISTANBUL (AA): Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia on Monday for “showing off” by announcing how Russian jets had used an Iranian airbase to strike at positions in Syria. Speaking on state-run television, … 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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