UN: Khashoggi killing ‘perpetrated by Saudi officials’
8th Feb 2019

UN: Khashoggi killing ‘perpetrated by Saudi officials’

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet (AA): The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul Consulate was “planned and perpetrated by Saudi officials,” the UN special rapporteur claimed Thursday. Agnes Callamard recently visited Turkey with a team of experts … Continued

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January
2nd Feb 2019

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January

By Busra Nur Bilgic   ANKARA (AA); Some 5,989 irregular migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea while 208 of others perished in the first four weeks of the new year, the UN migration agency said on Friday. In … Continued

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims
26th Jan 2019

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status. “I am dismayed … Continued

Afghanistan: US airstrikes kill 4 civilians
8th Jan 2019

Afghanistan: US airstrikes kill 4 civilians

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): U.S. airstrikes killed at least 4 civilians in Afghanistan on Monday, a local said. Army regiment spokesman Mohamed Hanif Rezai told Anadolu Agency that the NATO-led U.S. drone strike targeted a Taliban … Continued

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator
25th Oct 2018

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Atrocities tantamount to genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority continue to take place, the chair of the UN’s fact-finding mission in that country said Wednesday. Marzuki Darusman told reporters at the UN’s New York … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King
15th Oct 2018

Turkey: Erdogan discusses Khashoggi case with Saudi King

By Merve Yildizalp ANKARA (AA) – In a Sunday night phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Erdogan stressed forming a joint working group to probe the … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim herdsman killed by Buddhists, another found dead
3rd Sep 2018

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim herdsman killed by Buddhists, another found dead

By Faruk Zorlu   (AA): A Rohingya Muslim cattle herdsman was reportedly killed by a group of Buddhists and another was found dead in the western Rakhine state of Myanmar on Sunday. Azizul Haque, 47, was killed by Buddhists without … Continued

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya
20th Aug 2018

Myanmar army killed over 24,000 Rohingya

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): More than 24,000 Rohingya Muslims have been killed by Myanmar’s state forces since August 2017, according to a new report. The figures were revealed in the report — Forced Migration of Rohingya: The … Continued

UN: Thousands of Daesh terrorist fighters remain in Syria, Iraq
14th Aug 2018

UN: Thousands of Daesh terrorist fighters remain in Syria, Iraq

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite their defeat, an estimated 20,000-30,000 Daesh terrorist fighters are still in Syria and Iraq, according to a UN report published Monday. The report on Daesh and Al-Qa’ida, which was presented to the Security … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition kills 50 civilians, majority children in air attack
10th Aug 2018

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition kills 50 civilians, majority children in air attack

Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Thursday killed 50 people, including children traveling on a bus through a market, in Saada [Sa’dah] province, Yemen, according to Health official and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The coalition denied targeting … Continued

Yemen: 56 civilians killed, 90 injured by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Hodeidah
3rd Aug 2018

Yemen: 56 civilians killed, 90 injured by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Hodeidah

(The Muslim News): At least 56 civilians have been killed and 90 injured  in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah in air bombings carried out by Saudi and UAE-led coalition Thursday according local media. Many casualties include children and young … Continued

UN urges Jordan to open its border to thousands of Syrian refugees
6th Jul 2018

UN urges Jordan to open its border to thousands of Syrian refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Thursday called on Jordan to open its border and provide temporary shelter to tens of thousands of Syrian people fleeing airstrikes in southwestern Syria. “I am gravely concerned for the civilian … Continued

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean
2nd Jul 2018

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 204 migrants died at sea off Libya this weekend while the total number of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year has crossed over 1,000, according to … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi coalition airstrike
27th Jun 2018

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi coalition airstrike

By Murat al-Arifi and Ali Oweida   SANA’A (AA): At least nine civilians were “mistakenly” killed on Tuesday and another 11 wounded in an air raid by the Saudi-led coalition in western Yemen’s Hudaydah province, a local military source said. … Continued

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days
26th Jun 2018

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar TRIPOLI, Libya, (AA): A total of 657 undocumented migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coasts in two days, the Libyan navy affiliated to the National Reconciliation government agency said on Sunday. The navy in a … Continued

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000
23rd Jun 2018

Mediterranean migrants death toll nears 1,000

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 960 migrants and refugees have lost their lives at Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of 2018, the UN migration agency said on Friday. “Mediterranean arrivals at this point in 2018 are … Continued

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses
15th Jun 2018

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for forming an international inquiry committee to probe the ongoing human rights violations and abuses in Kashmir. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India … Continued

UN blames Israel for ‘excessive’ Gaza violence
14th Jun 2018

UN blames Israel for ‘excessive’ Gaza violence

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A Turkish and Algerian-sponsored resolution blaming Israel for the recent deaths of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and urging the international community to consider protections for Palestinian civilians overwhelmingly passed in the UN General … Continued

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims
9th Jun 2018

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Rohingya survivors of the Myanmar genocide are demanding a UN security force to guarantee their safe return to their homelands, terming the new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN as inadequate, experts tell … Continued

Palestine: Over 1,000 children injured in Gaza since March 30
17th May 2018

Palestine: Over 1,000 children injured in Gaza since March 30

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Over 1,000 children have been injured by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip during demonstrations since March 30, according to UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Wednesday. The UN body pointed out that some injuries … 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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