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

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey
21st Aug 2016

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 94 wounded in a blast at a wedding ceremony on Saturday in southeastern Turkey, the regional governor said. The “terror attack” took place in the Beybahce neighborhood of the Gaziantep province’s … Continued

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost
20th Aug 2016

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost

LONDON (AA): Londoners hitting the city’s busiest clubs at the end of a busy week will encounter an unfamiliar feeling on Friday night. Two lines on the London Underground metro system – known to Londoners as the ‘Tube’ – will … Continued

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered
20th Aug 2016

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered

By Barıs Seckin   ROME (AA): The Italian Coast Guard said it rescued Thursday over 530 refugees and recovered bodies of five others in the Channel of Sicily. A total of 534 refugees were rescued during 11 different operations ongoing … Continued

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed
19th Aug 2016

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed

SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has added a ban on movement during nighttime hours to an ongoing 41-day curfew in Kashmir. Meanwhile, killings blamed on Indian forces have continued with villagers in the southern Kashmiri settlement of Khrew … Continued

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis
19th Aug 2016

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis

NEW YORK (AA): Police are investigating as a hate crime notes urging violence against Muslims discovered Wednesday at an apartment complex in the state of Maine. An Iraqi man went to Westbrook police late Wednesday after finding a piece of … Continued

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte
19th Aug 2016

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte

By Ayse Sumeyra Aydogdu, Eman Nassar   SIRTE, (AA): At least 19 victims were killed Thursday and approximately 80 others injured in a suicide attack that targeted al-Bunyan al-Marsous forces in the northern Libyan city of Sirte. Daesh militants attacked … Continued

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey
18th Aug 2016

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey

By Ahmed J Versi “We thought the era of coup was over in Turkey. That is why everyone in Turkey, the Government and the opposition were surprised and taken aback with the July 15 failed coup,” AK Party MP for … Continued

France: French Muslims wary over proposed Govt controlled ‘Islamic Foundation’
18th Aug 2016

France: French Muslims wary over proposed Govt controlled ‘Islamic Foundation’

By Onur Usta   PARIS (AA): As France gets closer to its 2017 presidential election, Muslims in the country are concerned about upcoming reforms which some fear could include interventions in Islamic lifestyles. A new state-controlled ‘Foundation for Islamic Works’ … Continued

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey
18th Aug 2016

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey

By Necat Hazar   VAN, (AA): Three victims were killed Tuesday in a terror attack in the eastern city of Van, authorities told Anadolu Agency. Deputy Gov. Mehmet Parlak said the casualties occurred when PKK terrorists detonated a bomb-wired vehicle … 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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