Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean
28th May 2016

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean

ROME (AA) – Italian sources say 45 bodies have been recovered by the country’s navy from the site of an accident in the Sicilian Strait of the Mediterranean Sea. According to Italian news agency ANSA, the navy recovered the bodies … Continued

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine
27th May 2016

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): South African President Jacob Zuma told his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas that his country remains a committed friend of the Palestinian people. Zuma hosted Abbas in Cape Town during a working visit aimed at … Continued

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad
27th May 2016

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): Six Iraqi army and police personnel were killed Thursday in an attack north of Baghdad, a police officer said. Major General Nadir al-Janabi told Anadolu Agency that a joint force from the army and … Continued

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world
26th May 2016

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world

Boris Johnson   This referendum debate in many ways boils down to a very British feeling – that of fairness. I think it’s fair that we should know who the politicians are that make our laws, I think it’s fair … Continued

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum
26th May 2016

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum

Next month the British public will go to the polls to make one of the biggest decisions in our lifetimes, they will decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union (EU). Answering keys questions posed by … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army arrests 26 Palestinians in overnight raids
26th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli army arrests 26 Palestinians in overnight raids

By Anees Bargouthi RAMALLAH, (AA): The Israeli army detained 26 Palestinians in overnight raids in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, a Palestinian NGO said on Wednesday. “Israeli army forces detained 11 Palestinians after raiding their homes near Salfit city … Continued

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system
26th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system

.By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israel’s most prominent human rights group said it has given up on referring alleged abuses by Israeli soldiers to the military legal system, accusing it of being a “whitewash” for the Israeli occupation. … Continued

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

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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