Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque
25th Jan 2018

Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque

By Ridvan Korkulutas   KILIS, Turkey (AA): Two civilians were killed and six injured, when a rocket fired by PYD/PKK terrorists from Syria struck a mosque in the Turkish border province of Kilis on Wednesday, according to the provincial governor. … Continued

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean
28th Dec 2017

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean

By Esber Ayaydin   IZMIR, Turkey (AA)  Three groups of migrants were saved as they attempted to cross from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Turkish Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 132 migrants from Syria, Angola, Afghanistan, Eritrea, … Continued

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey
25th Oct 2017

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey

ANKARA (AA) – A Palestinian athlete denied entry to the U.S. for a race earlier this month has accepted an invitation from Turkey to take part in the Istanbul marathon. Mohammad al-Qadi, who has run nine international marathons in the … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … Continued

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea
23rd Sep 2017

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea

By Sahin Oktay, Tahir Turan Eroglu, Ibrahim Aktas, Sengul Oymak   KOCAELI, Turkey (AA): At least 21 people were killed when a fishing vessel carrying migrants sank in the Black Sea off northwestern Kocaeli province early Friday, Turkish Coast Guard … Continued

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of
29th Aug 2017

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of

BERLIN (AA) – Germany’s far-right leader has threatened the country’s ethnic-Turkish integration minister by saying they would soon “dispose of” the minister in Anatolia, local media reported Monday. Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany … Continued

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes
4th Aug 2017

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes

By Seval Ocak Adiyaman and Tolga Albay   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): Ankara, Doha and Tehran want to discuss land trade routes on the sidelines of the oath-taking ceremony of Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci … Continued

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast
28th Jul 2017

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast

By Göksel Kayseri and Tezcan Ekizler IZMIR, Turkey (AA): The bodies of six refugees, including women and children, were recovered late Thursday after a boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean cost, the Turkish coast guard confirmed.Two woman and four children died … Continued

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security
11th May 2017

Turkey: Five-country Muslim group to boost regional security

By Ugur Aslanhan   ANKARA (AA): A “five-nation mechanism” between Turkey, Pakistan, Qatar, Malaysia and Indonesia will improve regional stability, Defense Minister Fikri Isik said Wednesday. The Muslim alliance formed on the sideline of a maritime and aerospace exhibition in … Continued

Turkey, India boost cooperation in fighting terrorism
2nd May 2017

Turkey, India boost cooperation in fighting terrorism

By Kadir Karakus and Enes Kaplan   NEW DELHI (AA):- Turkey and India will never bow down to terrorism, Turkish president said Monday. “We, as two friend countries, will never give terrorism any opportunity to make us bow down,” President … Continued

Germany seeks to de-escalate tension with Turkey on rally bans
7th Mar 2017

Germany seeks to de-escalate tension with Turkey on rally bans

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Germany moved to reduce tension with Turkey on Monday amid an escalating war of words between the two countries over banned meetings of Turkish ministers with members of the Turkish community. “I believe that … Continued

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army
23rd Feb 2017

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army

By Sarp Ozer   ANKARA (AA & Agencies): Female members of Turkey’s armed forces will be able to wear headscarves for first time, under a Turkish Defense Ministry policy announced Wednesday. According to new ministry regulations, female soldiers can wear … Continued

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15
18th Feb 2017

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15

By Yasin Dikme and Ferdi Turkten   SANLIURFA, Turkey (AA): A young boy was among two victims killed in a car bomb attack in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, the governor said Friday. The 10-year-old victim was killed in the … Continued

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban
29th Jan 2017

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister Theresa May “does not agree” with U.S. President Donald Trump’s Muslim refugee  ban and will make representations if it hits Britons, according to a government spokesman. The statement reported by the Press Association came shortly … 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

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified
1st Jan 2017

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified

By Mehmet Tosun and Kemal Karadag   ANKARA (AA): Thirty-eight victims of the Istanbul nightclub attack have been identified, Turkish justice ministry sources said late on Sunday. At least 39 people, including a police officer, died after an attacker opened … 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

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack
18th Dec 2016

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack

By Ferdi Turkten, Ilhan Toprak, Tuba Karahan and Tevfik Isik   KAYSERI, (AA): A suicide car bomb attack on Saturday killed 14 soldiers and wounded 55 others in the central Turkish province of Kayseri, according to local sources. Interior Minister … 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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