Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul
24th Jul 2016

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul

The Muslim News: Afghanistan is in mourning Sunday in the aftermath of killing of 80 Hazara Shia Muslims Saturday. Thousands of mainly young Hazaras were demonstrating peacefully in Kabul. More than 231 people were injured. Daesh has claimed responsibility for … Continued

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school
23rd Jul 2016

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, (AA): Nigeria’s court of appeals on Thursday ruled that Muslim female students can wear their head covering to schools, dismissing a government ban as “discriminatory and an infringement on the constitutional rights” of the affected students. … Continued

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups
23rd Jul 2016

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups

KIDAL,  (AA): Dozens of people were killed early Friday in a violent clash between a pro-government militia group and a Tuareg separatist movement in Kidal, in northern Mali, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The clashes took place between Thursday afternoon … Continued

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects
23rd Jul 2016

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. (AA)  Brazil’s Muslim community on Friday voiced support for an open investigation into suspected terrorists who officials say were planning attacks at the upcoming Olympic games. Sheikh Jihad Hassan Hammadeh who heads … Continued

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours
22nd Jul 2016

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama on Thursday encouraged citizens to not discriminate against their fellow Muslim Americans and make them feel as if they are “second-class citizens. “Let’s be clear: Muslim Americans are as … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank
21st Jul 2016

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH (AA) – A Palestinian teen was gunned down on Tuesday night by the Israeli army during clashes in the occupied West Bank. Muhey al-Tabakhi, 12, died after a rubber bullet fired by Israeli forces struck … Continued

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit
21st Jul 2016

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit

BERLIN (AA): The U.K. wants an orderly exit from the European Union and would not trigger the process before end of this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday in Berlin. Addressing a joint press conference with German Chancellor … Continued

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria
20th Jul 2016

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria

ALEPPO/WASHINGTON (AA): At least 160 civilians were killed Tuesday in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in northern Syria’s Daesh-held town of Manbij, according to local sources. The airstrikes targeted a group of civilians trying to flee clashes in … Continued

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president
20th Jul 2016

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president

By Kasim Ileri   Cleveland, OHIO (AA): Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee on Tuesday after a roll call vote on the second day of convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The billionaire reached the threshold of 1,237 delegates … Continued

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban
19th Jul 2016

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): For a third day, newspapers in Indian-held Kashmir have not hit the stands following a ban by the pro-India government in the region. The blanket ban on newspapers comes amid a popular … Continued

Germany: 3 seriously injured in axe attack on train
19th Jul 2016

Germany: 3 seriously injured in axe attack on train

BERLIN (AA): Four people were injured, three seriously, after a man with an axe attacked passengers Monday on a train in southern Germany, according to authorities. The incident occured at around 9:15 p.m. local time (1915 UTC) on a regional … Continued

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions
19th Jul 2016

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. was caught off guard by a recent attempted overthrow of the Turkish government, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. But Peter Cook’s remarks left many questions unanswered about when and how Washington learned … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child sentenced to 6.5-year sentence
18th Jul 2016

Palestine: Palestinian child sentenced to 6.5-year sentence

IMEMC News: A 14-year old Palestinian boy was sentenced Sunday to 6.5 years in prison for allegedly attacking an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem last November. Moawiya Alqam was accused of trying to stab an Israeli security guard at the … Continued

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group
18th Jul 2016

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group

By Ahmed al-Masri   DOHA (AA): A Bahrain court on Sunday ordered the country’s main Shia Muslim group dissolved and its assets seized. The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said the ruling to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society … 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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