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

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives
11th Dec 2016

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives

ISTANBUL (AA): At least 36 people, including 27 police officers, were martyred in two separate bomb attacks in the Besiktas district of Istanbul, the country’s interior minister said early Sunday. Two police chiefs were among the deceased and at least … Continued

Turkey: Bomb attack in Adana province kills 2, injures 16
24th Nov 2016

Turkey: Bomb attack in Adana province kills 2, injures 16

By Erdinc Aksoy and Aynur Ekiz   ADANA, (AA): Two people were killed and 16 others were injured in a car bomb attack in the parking lot of the governor’s office in southern Turkey’s Adana province early Thursday, the provincial … Continued

Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine
18th Nov 2016

Turkey welcomes Meskhetian Turks from east Ukraine

ERZINCAN, Turkey (AA): More than 300 Meskhetian Turks from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine arrived in Turkey’s eastern Erzincan province early Friday. The group also known as Ahiska Turks have fled their homes during the conflict between Ukrainian forces … Continued

Turkey: Explosion hits SE Turkey, kills one, injures 30
4th Nov 2016

Turkey: Explosion hits SE Turkey, kills one, injures 30

By Sema Kaplan   DIYARBAKIR,  (AA): A vehicle bomb attack on a police station in the largest city in southeast Turkey resulted in one death and 30 injuries on Friday, the provincial governor’s office said. The Diyarbakir Governorate did not … Continued

Iraq: US, Turkey agree ‘in principle’ on Mosul battle
22nd Oct 2016

Iraq: US, Turkey agree ‘in principle’ on Mosul battle

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): There is “an agreement in principle” to include Turkey in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter reportedly said Friday. Turkey should “appropriately have a … Continued

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean
21st Oct 2016

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean

By Hanife Erdinc   CANAKKALE, Turkey (AA): Thirty foreigners were rescued by the Coast Guard after their motorboat broke down overnight Wednesday in the northern Aegean Sea off Canakkale’s Ayvacik district, a Coast Guard security source said. The source, who … 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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