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UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks
15th Mar 2018

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA)  The U.S. called on the UN Wednesday to hold Russia accountable for the chemical poisonings of two individuals, including a former Russian spy, on British soil. However, France asked UK for evidence of Russian … Continued

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta
27th Feb 2018

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Russia will introduce a daily humanitarian pause in Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta as of Feb. 27 by order of President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Monday. UK Foreign Secretary, … Continued

Dagestan: 5 women killed, 4 injured in Orthodox Church shooting
19th Feb 2018

Dagestan: 5 women killed, 4 injured in Orthodox Church shooting

MOSCOW (AA & The Muslim News): A gunman opened fire at a festival in Russia’s northern Caucasus Republic of Dagestan on Sunday, killing five women and injuring four — including two police officers — said Russia’s Interior Ministry. The unidentified … Continued

US: US-led coalition attacks Syrian Govt forces east of Euphrates
9th Feb 2018

US: US-led coalition attacks Syrian Govt forces east of Euphrates

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Syrian pro-Govt forces Wednesday attacked the terrorist PYD/PKK-led SDF on the east of the Euphrates River deconfliction line in Syria, the Pentagon announced Thursday. “Syrian pro-regime forces moved in a battalion-sized unit formation, supported … Continued

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

By Selen Temizer and Sena Guler (AA): Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran reiterated their support for Syria’s territorial integrity during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir … Continued

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi
21st Nov 2017

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi

By Diyar Guldogan (AA): Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syria’s Bashar al-Assad on Monday in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Putin and Assad discussed the political settlement in Syria, according to the Kremlin’s statement. Assad’s … Continued

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

By Emre Gurkan Abay   MOSCOW (AA) – Russian airstrikes destroyed a column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. More than 200 terrorists and 20 vehicles … Continued

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

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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