Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden
29th Aug 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden

By Murad al-Arifi   ADEN,  (AA): At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in Yemen’s southern Aden city Monday, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to initial reports, a … Continued

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle
29th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Three people allegedly involved in a 2009 gun-and-bomb attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore have been killed in a late-night clash between the security forces and terrorists, police said Sunday. A … Continued

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

By Halit Suleyman, Kurbani Geyik and Sinan Uslu   JARABULUS, Syria (AA): A string of villages in northern Syria have been liberated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a commander said Sunday, following the group’s success in freeing Jarabulus from … Continued

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

By Orhan Onur Gemici   ANKARA (AA): Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear a headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a new ruling published on Saturday. Turkey’s Official Gazette carries a new rule … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct
27th Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead Friday after approaching a group of Israeli soldiers in Israeli-occupied West Bank. According to Israeli media, unarmed Palestinian was killed after he approached an Israeli checkpoint at the … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques
27th Aug 2016

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques

AMSTERDAM (AA): Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has promised to close all mosques and Islamic schools and ban the Qur’an in an online manifesto. Wilders, whose Freedom Party (PVV) leads the polls ahead of March’s parliamentary election, also called for … Continued

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Friday arrested a leading Kashmiri independence leader, his party said. Meanwhile at least 19 students have been blinded by Indian security officers. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized Friday afternoon outside … Continued

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban
26th Aug 2016

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban

By Ala Abbas   The Muslim News: France’s highest administrative court, The State Council, has overturned the burkini ban on Friday, amidst criticism from human rights groups The French Human Rights League (LDH) appealed to the court the ban put … Continued

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian-backed chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday defended recent civilian killings by Indian forces, saying that protesters were a small minority who had attacked police stations and army camps. “Did … Continued

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan
26th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): At least six Pakistani paramilitary troops were killed and another two injured in an attack by separatists on a checkpoint in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, an official said Thursday. The attack took place in … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL (AA): A deadly 10-hour assault on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul ended early on Thursday leaving at least 13 people dead, including seven young students. A group of Taliban militants stormed … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … Continued

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247
25th Aug 2016

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

ROME (AA): The death toll in a deadly earthquake in Italy has risen to 247, the Italian Civil Defense said Thursday. More than 1,000 people have been displaced by the quake, The Italian Civil Protection Unit said in a statement … Continued

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem
24th Aug 2016

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Five Palestinians were injured early Tuesday when Israeli forces raided a number of shops in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli forces confiscated lathing and blacksmith machines from several shops … Continued

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. State Department announced Tuesday it has received a formal request from Ankara for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, sought in Turkey on charges of leading a bloody coup attempt last month. “We … Continued

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south
24th Aug 2016

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): A powerful car bomb has left one person dead and 29 others injured in front of a hotel in Thailand’s majority Muslim far South, less than two weeks after a series of explosions rocked … Continued

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz
23rd Aug 2016

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz

By Murad al-Arifi   SANAA (AA): At least 46 people were killed in deadly clashes Monday between pro-government forces and Ansar Allah group (Houthis) in Yemen’s central Taiz province. Battles broke out in western Taiz, in which 25 Houthis and … Continued

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

By Ahmet Dursun and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ISTANBUL (AA): Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia on Monday for “showing off” by announcing how Russian jets had used an Iranian airbase to strike at positions in Syria. Speaking on state-run television, … Continued

Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13
22nd Aug 2016

Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13

MOGADISHU,(AA):  At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in twin suicide attacks by militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia Sunday, police said. The attacks, in Galkayo, capital of the north-central Mudug region, also caused thousands of dollars’ worth of … Continued

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured
22nd Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured

By Anees Bargouthi   GAZA CITY, (AA): Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Sunday, shortly after a rocket was fired into southern Israel. The Israeli military said in a statement that a rocket hit the southern … Continued

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed
22nd Aug 2016

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed

ISTANBUL (AA): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said early signs point to Daesh’s involvement in Saturday’s deadly blast that targeted a wedding ceremony in southeast Turkey. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul Sunday, Erdogan said a suicide bomber aged between 12 … 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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