WHO committee rules against Covid-19 vaccine passports
16th Jan 2021

WHO committee rules against Covid-19 vaccine passports

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA) – The key emergency committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that a lack of data on vaccine safety is a barrier to ensuring a quick and equitable global supply of vaccines and … Continued

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office
12th Jan 2021

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with nearly 80% or more than 24 million of its people needing humanitarian assistance and protection and more than 13 million in danger of starving to death, the … Continued

Niger: Over 10,000 people flee violence in Niger
8th Jan 2021

Niger: Over 10,000 people flee violence in Niger

By Felix Tih (AA) About 10,600 people have been displaced following recent attacks in two villages in Niger’s Tillaberi region, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The Saturday attack claimed 105 lives — 73 … Continued

Palestine urges UN protection from Israeli settler attacks
29th Dec 2020

Palestine urges UN protection from Israeli settler attacks

By Awad Rajoub RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestine’s prime minister on Monday called for UN protection from Israeli settler attacks in the occupied West Bank. “It is worrying that the [settler] aggression is happening under the watch and protection of the … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child killed by Israel forces
5th Dec 2020

Palestine: Palestinian child killed by Israel forces

By Mustafa Deveci JERUSALEM, Palestine (AA) – A Palestinian child died Friday after being shot by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank. Ali Ayman Ebu Aliyye, 13, died of injuries sustained when he was shot by Israeli troops in … Continued

UN chief warns of ‘grim realities’ in Palestine
2nd Dec 2020

UN chief warns of ‘grim realities’ in Palestine

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): Occupied Palestine is facing “grim realities” as it confronts the decreasing possibility of a negotiated settlement to end the conflict with Israel, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday. “I address you today with a deep … Continued

UAE signs contracts with Israeli firms on UN blacklist
24th Sep 2020

UAE signs contracts with Israeli firms on UN blacklist

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Emirati companies have signed contracts with Israeli firms and banks blacklisted by the United Nations for supporting illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, an investigation by Anadolu Agency has revealed. In February, the UN released a … Continued

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis
22nd Aug 2020

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar. The agency said nearly 900,000 are refugees in Bangladesh, three years after a crisis there … Continued

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’
19th Aug 2020

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The WHO chief on Tuesday called on countries to share their supplies to fight COVID-19 strategically and globally, warning against “supply nationalism” around the development of vaccines and medicines. “While there is a wish … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike
16th Jul 2020

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike

By Aziz al-Ahmadi   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Houthi group said Wednesday nine civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the northern al-Jawf province. The group’s website, citing a security source, said two women were … Continued

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses
7th Jul 2020

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population, according to a UN report Monday. COVID-19, Ebola, MERS, West Nile and Rift Valley … Continued

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief
17th Feb 2020

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The UN chief on Sunday voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable.” UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ remarks came during a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood … Continued

Yemen: UN says 31 civilians incl children killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
16th Feb 2020

Yemen: UN says 31 civilians incl children killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA): UN said Saturday 31 were killed, including women and children, in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in northern Yemen. “Preliminary field reports indicate that on 15 February as many as 31 civilians were killed and 12 … Continued

Northwest Syria exodus tops 800,000
15th Feb 2020

Northwest Syria exodus tops 800,000

UNITED NATIONS (AA): European governments and the United Nations on Friday sounded the alarm about an escalation in violence that has forced more than 800,000 Syrians to flee their homes in the northwest of the country since December. Speaking on … Continued

Palestinians welcome release of UN Israeli settlement list
13th Feb 2020

Palestinians welcome release of UN Israeli settlement list

By Gulsen Topcu, Safiye Karabacak and Hatice Baser   GAZA/RAMALLAH, Palestine /ISTANBUL (AA):  Palestinians welcomed the long-awaited release by the UN of a list that names and shames 100 companies that operate in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West … Continued

Syria:  ‘Most alarming reports’ coming from Idlib: UN official
30th Jan 2020

Syria: ‘Most alarming reports’ coming from Idlib: UN official

By Beyza Binnur Donmez   (AA): A senior UN official on Wednesday voiced his concern over “the dire and deteriorating humanitarian situation” in Syria’s northwestern Idlib. Mark Lowcock, under-secretary-general for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, said in his briefing … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

UN expert: Israeli occupation of Palestine ‘longest’ in modern world
24th Oct 2019

UN expert: Israeli occupation of Palestine ‘longest’ in modern world

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN human rights investigator on Wednesday called the Israeli occupation in Palestine “the longest occupation” in the world. “Israel has occupied the Palestinian territory for more than 52 years, the longest belligerent occupation … Continued

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia
21st Sep 2019

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia

By Murad al-Urayfi   (AA): Yemen’s Houthi rebel group announced Friday that they had halted attacks on Saudi Arabia and called on Riyadh to make a similar move. “We announce the cessation of targeting the territory of Saudi Arabia with … Continued

Palestine: Netanyahu says he would annex Palestinian Jordan Valley
11th Sep 2019

Palestine: Netanyahu says he would annex Palestinian Jordan Valley

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): If Israel annexes parts of the occupied West Bank, all agreements signed with Israel will end, warned the Palestinian president on Tuesday. “All agreements and their resulting obligations would end if the Israeli side annexes the Jordan … 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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