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

Yemen: UAE backed southern rebels capture Govt HQ in Aden, killing 20 people
29th Jan 2018

Yemen: UAE backed southern rebels capture Govt HQ in Aden, killing 20 people

By Fouad Mussad   ADEN (AA): Yemen’s southern separatists, who are supported by the UAE, have reportedly captured the seat of the government in the coastal city of Aden after clashes with government forces amid reports of casualties. Twenty people … Continued

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia
1st Dec 2017

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia

By Ilker Girit   (AA): The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the “world’s largest famine” in Yemen. In a non-binding voting, a resolution urging EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to … 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

Yemen Saudi raid kills 26 civilians in Saada
2nd Nov 2017

Yemen Saudi raid kills 26 civilians in Saada

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA)  A Saudi-led coalition airstrike has killed 26 people in Yemen’s northern Saada province, the Ansar Allah [Houthi] group, medics and a Reuters witness claimed Wednesday. The Houthi-run Saba news agency, citing a security source, said … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast
10th Aug 2017

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA, Switzerland, (AA): About 50 Somali and Ethiopian refugees, mostly teenagers, were “deliberately” drowned on Wednesday by a human smuggler who forced 120 migrants into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) … Continued

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017
8th Aug 2017

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017

By Ali Oweida   MAARIB, Yemen (AA): More than 200 children have been killed in war-battered Yemen this year, a UN official said Monday. “In 2017, 201 children killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Resident … Continued

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border
27th Jul 2017

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday the death of one of its soldiers in clashes with Houthi [Ansar Allah] rebels near its southern border with Yemen. “The dead soldier belonged to ground forces as he was … Continued

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF
5th Jul 2017

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANAA, Yemen (AA): Some 10 million children in Yemen are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). In a statement posted on its official Facebook page, UNICEF’s Yemen office … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … Continued

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states
8th Jun 2017

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states

By Mohamed Abdul-Ghaffar   KUWAIT (AA): Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News … Continued

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles
11th Feb 2017

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): The leader of Yemen’s Houthi group said Friday that it had begun manufacturing unmanned aerial drones and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). In a statement broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Maseera television channel, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said … Continued

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’
3rd Feb 2017

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Thursday defended a weekend raid on al-Qaeda positions in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and killed an undetermined number of civilians. “This was a very, very well thought … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen
31st Jan 2017

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Two sailors were killed Monday in alleged suicide attack by Yemen’s Houth [Ansar Allah] rebels on a Saudi frigate in the Red Sea, the Saudi-led coalition said. A frigate on patrol came under attack … Continued

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen
29th Jan 2017

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen

By Murad al-Arifi   SANA’A (AA): At least 40 people were reportedly killed in a U.S. raid that targeted suspected al-Qaeda leaders in southern Yemen on Sunday, according to local sources. Helicopter-born commandos attacked the house of senior al-Qaeda leader … Continued

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry
28th Jan 2017

US: Trump signs executive order limiting refugee entry

NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to limit the flow of refugees into the country, delivering on one of his most controversial campaign promises. The order was called “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden
11th Dec 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): At least 48 soldiers were killed in Yemen’s southern city of Aden late Saturday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Daesh group. The explosion occurred as soldiers gathered to collect their salaries at … Continued

Yemen: Houthis claim to seize villages in Saudi Arabia
12th Nov 2016

Yemen: Houthis claim to seize villages in Saudi Arabia

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Shia Muslim Ansar Allah [Houthi] movement claim to have seized several villages in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Jizan province, the Houthi-run SABA news agency has reported. SABA quoted a military source as saying late … 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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