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Palestine: Israeli soldiers killed 4 Palestinians, injured 729 in Gaza
21st Apr 2018

Palestine: Israeli soldiers killed 4 Palestinians, injured 729 in Gaza

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (Imemec.org & AA): Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, according to Palestinian Health Ministry during peaceful protests by … Continued

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma
10th Apr 2018

US: US will respond to suspected chemical attack in Douma

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is “determined” to respond to the Assad Government’s latest alleged use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians, regardless of whether the UN Security Council acts or not, a top American diplomat said … Continued

Palestine: Israeli troops kill 17, injure over 1400 Palestinians during peaceful protest
31st Mar 2018

Palestine: Israeli troops kill 17, injure over 1400 Palestinians during peaceful protest

By Ali Semerci and Safiye Karabacak   GAZA CITY/RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces directly fired on Palestinians Friday as they marched in a peaceful demonstration demanding the right of return for refugees, killing 17, injuring 1,416. The UN Secretary General, … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks
15th Mar 2018

UK: US sides with UK, blames Russia for chemical attacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA)  The U.S. called on the UN Wednesday to hold Russia accountable for the chemical poisonings of two individuals, including a former Russian spy, on British soil. However, France asked UK for evidence of Russian … Continued

UN documents rise in civilian casualties in Afghanistan
15th Feb 2018

UN documents rise in civilian casualties in Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) : Raging violence in Afghanistan killed and wounded over 10,000 people last year, with a dreadful rise in the number of women and child casualties, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) … Continued

UN warns of escalating violence in Yemen
13th Feb 2018

UN warns of escalating violence in Yemen

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights chief on Monday warned about the escalating violence and the increasing civilian casualties in Yemen, where nearly 6,000 civilians have been killed in the three-year conflict. UN High Commissioner for … Continued

UN concerned over mounting civilian deaths in Syria
8th Feb 2018

UN concerned over mounting civilian deaths in Syria

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The UN expressed grave concern Wednesday over the rising number of civilian deaths in Syria amid the country’s ongoing civil war. Speaking at a daily press briefing, UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said intense … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses
12th Jan 2018

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – The delegation of European Union countries in Myanmar urged the government on Thursday to grant an independent international investigation team access to the country. The request comes after Myanmar military admitted … Continued

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean
9th Jan 2018

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Sixty-four migrants are feared drowned after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya over the weekend, the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday. The migrants “lost their lives in the … Continued

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator
21st Dec 2017

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A UN investigator, who had been due to visit Myanmar in January had to assess the human rights situation, said on Wednesday “all access to the country” has been denied. “It is a shame … Continued

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya
19th Dec 2017

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya

By Mahmut Geldi   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 36,000 child migrants in Libya are in need of assistance, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya said Monday. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine percent are children, and shockingly, more … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN
15th Nov 2017

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s migration agency on Tuesday warned of the trafficking, exploitation and sexual abuse of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva: “Desperate … Continued

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike
9th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – The UN mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday said it has credible evidence that civilians were killed in a U.S. air raid in northern Kunduz province last week. UN Assistance Mission in … Continued

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians
8th Nov 2017

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN on Tuesday said it was “deeply concerned” about a series of recent attacks in Yemen and the impact of the closure of air and sea ports in the country which has blocked … Continued

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days
8th Nov 2017

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Nearly 100 refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the last four days, including 26 women from Nigeria, the UN said on Tuesday. Thirty-four bodies have been recovered and an estimated 50 people … Continued

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims
12th Oct 2017

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Myanmar’s months-long attacks on Rohingya Muslims have been a concerted, well-organized campaign explicitly meant to push them out of the country into Bangladesh and block their return, a new UN report said on Wednesday. … Continued

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity
5th Oct 2017

UN: Rohingya abuses in Myanmar may be crimes against humanity

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights experts on Wednesday called on Myanmar authorities to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims which, they said, may constitute “crimes against humanity”. “We are particularly worried about the fate of Rohingya … 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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