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Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
1st Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

By Ali Abo Rezeg   (AA): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world Thursday ascended Mount Arafat, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, to mark the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims flocked to Arafat … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017
8th Aug 2017

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017

By Ali Oweida   MAARIB, Yemen (AA): More than 200 children have been killed in war-battered Yemen this year, a UN official said Monday. “In 2017, 201 children killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Resident … Continued

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border
27th Jul 2017

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday the death of one of its soldiers in clashes with Houthi [Ansar Allah] rebels near its southern border with Yemen. “The dead soldier belonged to ground forces as he was … Continued

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF
5th Jul 2017

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANAA, Yemen (AA): Some 10 million children in Yemen are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). In a statement posted on its official Facebook page, UNICEF’s Yemen office … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions
13th Jun 2017

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

LONDON (AA): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in … Continued

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi
12th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AA): Saudi Arabian education minister Sunday urged the removal of the books by the chairman International Union of Muslim Scholars from education areas. The statement issued by Saudi Arabian Education Ministry under the … Continued

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states
8th Jun 2017

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states

By Mohamed Abdul-Ghaffar   KUWAIT (AA): Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News … Continued

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar
5th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYAD, Saudi Arabia (AA, The Musilm News, Agencies): Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have joined Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar, adding fuel to a diplomatic dispute in the Gulf region. Saudi … Continued

Palestine: Hamas hits back at Trump’s ‘terrorist’ epithet, as Muslim leaders acquiesce
22nd May 2017

Palestine: Hamas hits back at Trump’s ‘terrorist’ epithet, as Muslim leaders acquiesce

By Gulsen Topcu   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for mentioning the group’s name alongside al-Qaeda and Daesh during his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. “Trump’s description of … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 2 killed in Qatif terror attack
13th May 2017

Saudi Arabia: 2 killed in Qatif terror attack

Zeynep Tufekci   RIYADH (AA):  A 2-year-old child and a Pakistani national were killed in a terror attack in the eastern Qatif province, the Interior Ministry said late Friday. The attack Thursday also injured six Saudi citizens and four foreign … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 46 suspects arrested over Prophet’s mosque suicide attack
1st May 2017

Saudi Arabia: 46 suspects arrested over Prophet’s mosque suicide attack

By Ahmed al-Masri   JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AA): Saudi Arabia said Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a terrorist cell in neighborhood of Al-Harazat in Jeddah responsible for a suicide bombing on the Prophet’s Mosque in the holy city … Continued

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit
26th Feb 2017

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday on an unscheduled visit, according to an Iraqi official. Al-Jubeir is leading an official delegation for talks with Iraqi officials, the Foreign Ministry official … Continued

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles
11th Feb 2017

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): The leader of Yemen’s Houthi group said Friday that it had begun manufacturing unmanned aerial drones and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). In a statement broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Maseera television channel, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said … Continued

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen
31st Jan 2017

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Two sailors were killed Monday in alleged suicide attack by Yemen’s Houth [Ansar Allah] rebels on a Saudi frigate in the Red Sea, the Saudi-led coalition said. A frigate on patrol came under attack … Continued

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president
10th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president

By Ahmed al-Masri   BEIRUT (AA): Lebanese President Michel Aoun set out for Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday for his first official visit abroad since assuming office late last October, Lebanese media has reported. According to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry, … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military
7th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan’s former army chief, General Raheel Sharif has been appointed as commander of the 34-nation Islamic military alliance against terrorism at its headquarters in Saudi capital Riyadh, Pakistan’s defense minister Khawaja Asif … Continued

Yemen: Houthis claim to seize villages in Saudi Arabia
12th Nov 2016

Yemen: Houthis claim to seize villages in Saudi Arabia

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Shia Muslim Ansar Allah [Houthi] movement claim to have seized several villages in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan province, the Houthi-run SABA news agency has reported. SABA quoted a military source as saying late … 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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