Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences
23rd Oct 2017

Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to resolve differences

By Ahmed al-Masri, Murat Tan, Afra Aksoy and Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA)  Saudi Arabia and Iraq agreed to resolve differences and work together to boost trade on Sunday, after their leaders met for the first: time since last June, … Continued

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri
23rd Oct 2017

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola Maiduguri   Maiduguri, Nigeria (AA): Thirteen civilians were killed in twin bomb blasts Sunday night in the northeast Maiduguri city. Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu confirmed that three suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents detonated IEDs … Continued

Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks
22nd Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The death toll from Friday’s suicide attacks in two different mosques in Afghanistan has increased to 84, officials said Saturday. Over 50 people have been injured. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed … Continued

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul
21st Oct 2017

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul

By Said Ibicioglu   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have taken control of a town and two oil fields in Mosul from Kurdish Peshmerga forces, a statement from the country’s Defense Ministry said on Friday. “The 15th Brigade Forces affiliated to … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attacks on mosques kills 70, injures over 50
21st Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attacks on mosques kills 70, injures over 50

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): In two back to back suicide attacks aimed at the Shia and Sunni Muslim community mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, close to 70 people were killed, officials have confirmed. Daesh group has … 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

Palestine: Israel detains 2 Palestinian journalists, bringing number in prison to 24
19th Oct 2017

Palestine: Israel detains 2 Palestinian journalists, bringing number in prison to 24

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces on Wednesday detained two Palestinian journalists in the occupied West Bank, bringing the total number of Palestinian reporters now languishing in Israeli prisons to 24, according to a Palestinian NGO. … Continued

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka
19th Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim women will be forced to remove their face coverings and burkas to access public services, including riding a bus, under a new law passed Wednesday by the Quebec National Assembly. Bill 62, … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70
18th Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): More than 70 people, including the provincial police chief were killed in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks in southeastern Paktia and central Ghazni provinces on Tuesday, officials said. The initial twin attack in Paktia … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … Continued

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk
16th Oct 2017

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD,ERBIL,KIRKUK, Iraq (AA): Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga were reported in the Taza Khurmatu town south of Kirkuk on Monday. The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Security Agency announced early Monday … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … 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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