Palestine: Israeli settlers attempt to kill Palestinian in Lod
3rd Aug 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers attempt to kill Palestinian in Lod

IMEMC News & Agencies: A Palestinian man, Emad Abu Sharekh, was seriously injured when he was brutally attacked on Sunday by three Israeli settlers while returning from Fajr prayers at al-Kabeer Mosque, in Lod City. Abu Sharekh, who lives in … Continued

Afghanistan: Clash between Afghan Taliban fighters leaves nine dead
3rd Aug 2015

Afghanistan: Clash between Afghan Taliban fighters leaves nine dead

By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL, (AA): Fighting between two groups of Taliban in northern Afghanistan on Sunday left at least nine dead in the first possible sign of division among the organization’s rank-and-file following news of Mullah Muhammed Omar’s death. A … Continued

Egypt: 200 Brotherhood members rounded up in 1 week
3rd Aug 2015

Egypt: 200 Brotherhood members rounded up in 1 week

CAIRO (AA): Security forces have rounded up 19 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in fresh security sweeps, bringing the total number of group members detained over the past week to 200, according to Egypt’s Interior Ministry. In a statement … Continued

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea
3rd Aug 2015

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea

ANKARA (AA): Crimean Tatars called for “international intervention” against the Russian occupation of their homeland on Sunday. In a statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting in Turkish capital Ankara, the forum of 184 Tatar groups from 12 … Continued

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods
2nd Aug 2015

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods

By Joshua Carroll YANGON, (AA): Forecasters warned Sunday that heavy monsoon rains wreaking havoc across Myanmar are set to continue for at least the next two days as rescuers remained unable to reach many villages in the country’s worst-hit areas. … Continued

Chad army kills 117 Boko Haram militants in 2 weeks
1st Aug 2015

Chad army kills 117 Boko Haram militants in 2 weeks

N’DJAMENA, (AA): The Chadian army announced on Friday that it has killed more than 100 suspected Boko Haram fighters in the past two weeks during an ongoing offensive in four villages in the Lake Chad Basin region.  “We killed 117 Boko Haram fighters in … Continued

Palestine: Third Palestinian killed by Israeli army in Ramallah
1st Aug 2015

Palestine: Third Palestinian killed by Israeli army in Ramallah

IMEMC News: Medical sources have reported that a Palestinian teen died on Friday at night of serious wounds he suffered, during evening hours, in clashes between local youths and Israeli soldiers close to the Atara roadblock, in the central West … Continued

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south
1st Aug 2015

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south

By CS Thana BANGKOK (AA):  Investigations are continuing into a violent attack by separatist insurgents in Thailand’s south that left almost 20 people injured, an official confirmed Saturday. Internal Security Operations Command spokesman Colonel Banphot Phunphien told Anadolu Agency that 18 people were injured in the … Continued

France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back
31st Jul 2015

France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back

By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA (AA): After more than 1,500 migrants attempted to storm trains using the underground rail link between Great Britain and France this week, both countries are moving to end the chaos at Eurotunnel’s terminal at Calais. The situation outside … Continued

US questions Israel commitment to two-state solution
31st Jul 2015

US questions Israel commitment to two-state solution

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. spoke with Israel about getting the Palestinian “peace process back on track,” one day after Tel Aviv approved construction of new housing units in the West Bank, the State Department said Thursday. Spokesman Mark Toner said the settlement expansion … Continued

Palestine: 8-month-old baby burnt to death by Israeli settlers near Nablus
31st Jul 2015

Palestine: 8-month-old baby burnt to death by Israeli settlers near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Right-wing Jewish extremist settlers near Nablus firebombed a Palestinian home on Thursday night, starting a fire which destroyed the house and burned a baby to death, as well as severely burning the baby’s … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem
30th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers invaded the Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a print shop, a carpentry workshop, a wedding hall and a warehouse, all located on an area measuring six and a … Continued

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law
30th Jul 2015

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law

By Yusuf Hatip and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ANKARA, Turkey(AA) : With the passing of a law that seals a peace agreement between the Philippines government and its one time largest rebel group stalled, a Turkish monitor says “crucial changes” have been made … Continued

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death
30th Jul 2015

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A black and white photo of the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar was one of the most striking images of a decade of the U.S.-led “war on terror”. The FBI wanted poster, which … Continued

Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17
30th Jul 2015

Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17

By Deepak Adhikari   KATHMANDU, (AA): Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains buried houses in Nepal’s mountainous midwestern region, killing 17 people, police said on Thursday. The landslides struck the villages of Chapakot and Lumle, near popular tourist town Pokhara … Continued

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters
29th Jul 2015

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters

ADDIS ABABA, (AA): Wrapping up a five-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday in Addis Ababa, where he urged African countries to democratize, respect human rights and ensure the continent’s leaders abided by presidential term limits. Obama … Continued

Palestine: Israeli extremists assault Palestinian bus driver in Jerusalem
28th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli extremists assault Palestinian bus driver in Jerusalem

IMEMC News: A number of Israeli extremists attacked, on Monday at night, a Palestinian bus driver, working for the Egged Bus Company, by spraying his face with pepper spray before beating him up, and tried to tie him to his … Continued

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away
28th Jul 2015

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away

MUMBAI, (AA): Former Indian president and reputed scientist APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening in the northeastern city of Shillong after suffering a heart attack. Kalam, a popular and inspirational figure for Indian students, was delivering a speech at … Continued

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM
28th Jul 2015

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM

BAGHDAD, (AA): All countries must cooperate with each other in the fight against extremism, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Monday. At a joint press conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Zarif said: “[It is] time to … Continued

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province
28th Jul 2015

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province

ANKARA (AA): The Turkey-Iran natural gas pipeline has been blown up in eastern Turkey’s Agri province, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said late Monday. According to a statement released by the Turkish Energy Ministry, Yildiz said that the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers, troops storm Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens
27th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers, troops storm Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens

JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Palestinians – and four Israeli soldiers – were injured on Sunday when Israeli security forces stormed occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and clashed with Muslim worshipers. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that Israeli police had … Continued

Cameroon: Blast in far north kills 14
27th Jul 2015

Cameroon: Blast in far north kills 14

YAOUNDE, (AA):  Fourteen people were killed and 20 injured late Saturday when a female bomber blew herself up in Maroua city, capital of Cameroon’s Far North Region, a government spokesman has said. The attack was carried out by a 13-year-old girl, … Continued

Nigeria: 14 killed by suicide blast in Yobe State
27th Jul 2015

Nigeria: 14 killed by suicide blast in Yobe State

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI,  (AA):At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured when a bomb tore through a market on Sunday morning in the town of Damaturu in Nigeria’s northeastern Yobe State, according to police sources. A female suicide … Continued

China: 4 miners dead, 5 missing week after flooding
27th Jul 2015

China: 4 miners dead, 5 missing week after flooding

BEIJING (AA): Rescue teams were racing against time Monday to find five workers reportedly trapped in a coal mine in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province after it flooded a week ago. State news agency Xinhua cited local authorities in Hegang city, … Continued


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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