Sudan: New transitional leader pledges large reforms
14th Apr 2019

Sudan: New transitional leader pledges large reforms

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): Days after the ouster of Sudan’s longtime leader, Omar Bashir, the new head of the country’s transitional military council on Saturday pledged large-scale political and economic reforms. In a televised address, Lt. Gen. … Continued

Sudan: Protests leave at least 24 dead
13th Jan 2019

Sudan: Protests leave at least 24 dead

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): At least 24 people have been killed in Sudan since protests began on Dec. 19 over the country’s deteriorating economy, the country’s public officer said on Saturday. A total of 131 people were … Continued

Sudan protests spread to Khartoum; 8 killed across the country
21st Dec 2018

Sudan protests spread to Khartoum; 8 killed across the country

KHARTOUM (AA): Demonstrations in Sudan spread to capital Khartoum on Thursday while at least six protesters were killed in the eastern city of Gadarif. Two other protesters were killed in the city of Atbara, 400 kilometres east of Khartoum, governorate … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi coalition airstrike
27th Jun 2018

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi coalition airstrike

By Murat al-Arifi and Ali Oweida   SANA’A (AA): At least nine civilians were “mistakenly” killed on Tuesday and another 11 wounded in an air raid by the Saudi-led coalition in western Yemen’s Hudaydah province, a local military source said. … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims
30th Jan 2017

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AA): Muslim leaders and activists in Africa have voiced fears that U.S President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could be used by terror groups to … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile
27th Jan 2017

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile

By Mohammad al-Khatam   KHARTOUM (AA): Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi returned to Khartoum on Thursday afternoon after 30 months spent in a self-imposed exile in Egypt’s Cairo. The head of the National Umma Party — the largest opposition party … Continued

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border
27th Jun 2016

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The Sudanese national army announced on Sunday that it had completely withdrawn from its joint borders with South Sudan. This is said to be the first move of its kind between the two … Continued

US begins tightening visa requirements after terror attacks
22nd Jan 2016

US begins tightening visa requirements after terror attacks

WASHINGTON (AA): The Obama administration announced Thursday that it has begun to enforce changes to the U.S. visa waiver program following deadly terror attacks at home and in Europe. The new restrictions affect citizens of Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria … Continued

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan reach deal on controversial Nile dam
30th Dec 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan reach deal on controversial Nile dam

CAIRO (AA): Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Tuesday signed an agreement regarding a controversial mega-dam project being built by Addis Ababa on the Nile. The deal crowned three days of talks between the irrigation and foreign ministers of the three … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit hospital
28th Oct 2015

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit hospital

Human Rights Watch: The airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition on a hospital in northern Yemen supported by Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers, MSF) on October 26, 2015, was in apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch … Continued

Sudan: Signs of tension easing between Sudan & US
31st Aug 2015

Sudan: Signs of tension easing between Sudan & US

KHARTOUM (AA): There are signs of tension easing between the U.S. government and Sudan, in the wake of the two-day visit by U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth that ended on Friday. Booth’s visit included an … 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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