Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants
25th May 2016

Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): The Kenyan military announced Wednesday that it had killed 21 al-Shabaab militants who had ambushed their convoy, which was headed for the town of Tabda, located in the southern Lower Juba region in Somalia. … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack
25th May 2016

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL (AA & AP): At least 10 people were killed and three others were wounded on Wednesday morning after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives on the outskirts of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, security officials said.The Taliban has … Continued

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race
25th May 2016

US: Muslim lawmakers tackle Islamophobia in US president race

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – A fringe group of people are not the only ones expressing bigotry toward Islam and its adherents but U.S. officials are also involved in hate mongering, a Muslim congressman said Tuesday. “It is … Continued

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap
24th May 2016

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap

ISTANBUL (AA): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on world leaders to fix the gap in humanitarian funding and share the burden of helping people in need across the globe. Speaking at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul … Continued

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh
24th May 2016

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraqi forces have captured 12 districts of Fallujah only hours after the launch of a military campaign aimed at retaking the city from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a local security source. … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack
24th May 2016

Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA & Ma’an): A Palestinian teenager girl was shot dead Monday after an alleged knife attack near the Ras Biddu checkpoint north of Jerusalem. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the name of the … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue
23rd May 2016

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to give her administration “enough space” to solve the issue of Rohingya Muslims in western Rakhine State. The statement came Sunday, … Continued

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron
23rd May 2016

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on banning Muslims from entering the U.S. were “very dangerous”. Speaking on the British ITV channel, Cameron added that despite his “wrong … Continued

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman
23rd May 2016

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Binali Yildirim has been elected as the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s new chairman after an extraordinary congress in Ankara. Binali Yildirim, 60, who was the sole candidate … Continued

Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives
22nd May 2016

Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA): At least 20 people have been killed — and scores injured — by Cyclone “Roanu”, which pounded Bangladesh on Saturday, according to local emergency officials. The head of the country’s disaster management agency, … Continued

Zambia: Over 30 people burnt to death in bus accident
22nd May 2016

Zambia: Over 30 people burnt to death in bus accident

By Francis Maingaila   LUSAKA, (AA): Over 30 people have been burnt to death and several others injured after the bus they were traveling in overturned and caught fire in the northeastern Zambian province of Luapula. Inspector General of police … Continued

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque
21st May 2016

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Muslims in Tanzania’s northern Mwanza city fear for their lives following Wednesday deadly hacking of worshippers inside a mosque, head of a Muslim body said Friday. Imam Feruz Ismail, aged 27, and two … Continued

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south
21st May 2016

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Leaders in the Philippines’ Muslim south have objected to suggestions by an ally of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte that a stalled autonomy bill for the region may be overridden by plans to introduce a … Continued

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte
20th May 2016

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte

By Seif al-Din al-Trabulsi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing near Libya’s northern city of Sirte. A Daesh terrorist on Wednesday detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at government forces 90 kilometers (56 miles) west … Continued

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan
20th May 2016

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A stalled bill on the Philippines’ Muslim south may be overridden by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s plans to grant regions autonomy through federalism, his pick for House Speaker said Thursday. Pantaleon Alvarez, the incoming … Continued

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’
20th May 2016

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’

CAIRO, ATHENS (AA): The Egyptian authorities have withdrawn claims that.Aircraft debris found near the Greek island of Karpathos late Thursday belongs to missing EgyptAir flight MS804, In a statement posted earlier online, EgyptAir an official letter from the country’s Ministry … Continued

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy
19th May 2016

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy

By Alaa al-Rimawi   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities have dropped all charges against an Israeli police officer who had been charged with killing 16-year-old Palestinian Mohamed Sunuqrut in Jerusalem in mid-2014. According to Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, the case … Continued

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan
19th May 2016

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan

LONDON (AA) – Syria’s opposition-held local council of Aleppo reached out to the new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, congratulating him on his recent election victory. In the open letter published by Syria Solidarity U.K. organization, a network of activists, … 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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