Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets
20th Mar 2017

Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Days after the Syrian army claimed to have downed an Israeli jet, Israel’s defense minister on Sunday threatened to “destroy” Syrian air defense systems in case of any future encounters. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman … Continued

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria
18th Mar 2017

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria

By Abdel-Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA)  Israeli fighter jets at dawn Friday struck a number of targets in next-door Syria, according to the Israeli military. In a rare confirmation, the Israeli army said in a statement that “a number” of … Continued

Syria:  US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque
17th Mar 2017

Syria: US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, Syria (AA & The Musim News): US has been accused of an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer time in the Syrian city of Aleppo which killed 58 people late on Thursday. But a … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus
16th Mar 2017

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 25 people were killed Wednesday by a suicide bombing that targeted a major judicial complex in Damascus, according to Syria’s official SANA news agency. The bomber blew himself up inside the Palace of Justice in … Continued

Syria: 44 people killed near Shia Muslim cemetery in Damascus
12th Mar 2017

Syria: 44 people killed near Shia Muslim cemetery in Damascus

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 40 Iraqi pilgrims were killed in a double bomb attack in Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday, according to Iraq’s foreign ministry. Two bomb blasts went off near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery in … Continued

Syria: More than 800 Syrians killed in February alleges NGO
4th Mar 2017

Syria: More than 800 Syrians killed in February alleges NGO

By Ayse Aktas   ANKARA, Turkey (AA):  At least 876 civilians were killed last month in war-torn Syria, mostly by the Assad regime and its allies, alleges a U.K.-based NGO. According to a new report by the Syrian Network for … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs

By Eman Nassar   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 40 people were killed in two suicide bombings on heavily fortified security facilities in government-held Homs city in western Syria on Saturday, according to the official SANA news agency. Homs governor … Continued

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab

By Halit Suleyman and Izzet Mazi   AL-BAB, Syria (AA): An attack by the Daesh terrorist group killed at least 60 people and injured 100 others in northern Syria’s strategic Al-Bab area on Friday. According to local sources speaking anonymously … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal
13th Feb 2017

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal

By Furkan Guldemir   BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Shia Muslim Hizbullah movement Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that his group supported the cease-fire deal in Syria between the Damascus Government and opposition groups. “We support the agreement that … 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

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

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

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria
13th Jan 2017

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria

By Ertugrul Subasi   ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement, allowing the two countries to work in coordination for the safety of their military aviation in war-torn Syria, the Turkish army said on Thursday. In a statement … Continued

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz
7th Jan 2017

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   AZAZ, (AA): At least 60 people were killed Saturday by a car bomb attack in Aleppo’s opposition-held Azaz district in northwestern Syria, according to a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense official. An explosive-laden vehicle … 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

Syria: Evacuation from eastern Aleppo in Syria ‘now complete’
23rd Dec 2016

Syria: Evacuation from eastern Aleppo in Syria ‘now complete’

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   IDLIB, Syria (AA): The evacuation of civilians and opposition fighters from former opposition strongholds in Syria’s eastern Aleppo is now complete, Anadolu Agency correspondents in the area witnessed late Thursday. According to the … Continued

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area
1st Dec 2016

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets struck sites near the Syrian capital Damascus early Wednesday, local media reported. The Israeli military refused to comment but the Syrian state-run Syrian Arab News Agency quoted an unidentified Syrian military source … Continued

Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels
30th Nov 2016

Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels

By Halit Suleyman   At least 45 civilians were killed Wednesday when Syrian forces shelled a group of displaced people in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, a pro-opposition rebel civil defense official said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ibrahim Abu Laith … Continued

US military: Airstrikes killed 64 civilians in Iraq, Syria in past year
10th Nov 2016

US military: Airstrikes killed 64 civilians in Iraq, Syria in past year

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) The U.S. military said Wednesday that 24 of its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 64 civilians and injured eight others in the past year. “Sometimes civilians bear the brunt of military action … 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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