Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016
30th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli land confiscation policy has notably escalated in occupied Jerusalem and West Bank by 439% since the beginning of 2016, in comparison to last year, a Palestinian report revealed on Tuesday. Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem … Continued

Philippines: Muslim ex-rebels agree on common roadmap
30th Jun 2016

Philippines: Muslim ex-rebels agree on common roadmap

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY (AA): Leaders of two former Muslim rebel groups agreed Wednesday to promote a common roadmap for peace in the conflict-ridden southern Philippines ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. The chairman of the … Continued

UK: London mayor Khan demands more autonomy
29th Jun 2016

UK: London mayor Khan demands more autonomy

LONDON (AA): London Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded greater autonomy for the U.K. capital in the wake of Britain leaving the EU. London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the union and many have expressed concerns the British … Continued

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied
29th Jun 2016

Switzerland: Muslim girls’ Swiss citizenship denied

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Two Muslim schoolgirls have been denied Swiss citizenship after they refused to participate in mixed swimming lessons for religious reasons, local media reported Tuesday. The girls, aged 12 and 14, were denied citizenship for … Continued

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack
29th Jun 2016

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA): Nearly 30 people were killed and 60 others injured in a terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, Gov. Vasip Sahin said early Wednesday. “According to initial report, at least 30 people were killed by three suicide bombers … Continued

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects
28th Jun 2016

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s business capital, gunned down two people on Monday suspected of being ringleaders of a gang which murdered 11 people, including an imam, in May. Dar es Salaam … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan confirms Gaza support, apologises to Russia
28th Jun 2016

Turkey: Erdogan confirms Gaza support, apologises to Russia

ANKARA (AA) – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said 14,000 tons of supplies will be sailed to Gaza from Turkey before the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday early July. Speaking at an iftar, fast-breaking, meal in the Turkish capital Ankara on … Continued

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram
27th Jun 2016

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): The Nigerian army said on Sunday it had “liberated over 5,000 people” from several northeastern villages where they had been held by Boko Haram militants. “Troops of 21 Brigade and Civilian JTF [Joint Task … Continued

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border
27th Jun 2016

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The Sudanese national army announced on Sunday that it had completely withdrawn from its joint borders with South Sudan. This is said to be the first move of its kind between the two … Continued

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks
27th Jun 2016

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks

WASHINGTON (AA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for “encouraging” normalization talks with Turkey, according to the White House. During a telephone call that Netanyahu initiated, Biden congratulated the Israeli leader on … Continued

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops
25th Jun 2016

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): Rioters protesting against the murder of two Zimbabweans allegedly killed by foreign nationals have burnt a temporary mosque and shops and  looted shops in the town of Giyani in the northern Limpopo province, a … Continued

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands
24th Jun 2016

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands

By Yasin Yagci   AMSTERDAM (AA) – A group of vandals attacked a Turkish mosque in southern Netherlands, local television channel RTV Rijnmond reported. The station said at least 15 people attacked the mosque with iron bars and shattered the … Continued

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit
24th Jun 2016

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): European leaders moved quickly on Friday to alleviate fears over the U.K. voting to leave the EU. “The EU is strong enough to find the right answers,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman dead in W Bank
24th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman dead in W Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian woman was shot dead Friday by Israeli forces near the West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) after allegedly carrying out a vehicular attack, the Israeli army and the Palestinian Health Ministry have … Continued

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides
24th Jun 2016

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): An Indonesian official confirmed Friday that more than 60 people have been killed and thousands displaced in floods and landslides in the Indonesian islands of Java and Sulawesi over the past week. Sutopo Purwo … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim injured in attack on mosque by Buddhists
24th Jun 2016

Myanmar: Muslim injured in attack on mosque by Buddhists

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   WAW,  (AA): A Muslim man has been injured after a Buddhist mob destroyed a mosque in Myanmar’s south-central Bago region following an argument over the construction of a new religious school. Htay Khaing, an officer-in-charge … 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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