India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil
11th Dec 2016

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil

By Abdul Gani   GUWAHATI, India (AA): A Muslim teacher who resigned from her job at a school in India’s commercial capital Mumbai last week claimed her decision followed six months of discrimination from school authorities. “I tried to make … Continued

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives
11th Dec 2016

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives

ISTANBUL (AA): At least 36 people, including 27 police officers, were martyred in two separate bomb attacks in the Besiktas district of Istanbul, the country’s interior minister said early Sunday. Two police chiefs were among the deceased and at least … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb kills many in Mogadishu
11th Dec 2016

Somalia: Car bomb kills many in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, (AA): Several are feared dead after a car bomb targeted the seaport in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday morning. Abdifatah Omar Hallane, Banadir regional administration spokesman, confirmed to Anadolu Agency that the blast was … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden
11th Dec 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): At least 48 soldiers were killed in Yemen’s southern city of Aden late Saturday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Daesh group. The explosion occurred as soldiers gathered to collect their salaries at … Continued

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing
10th Dec 2016

US: Muslim student attacked in New York subway missing

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim teen who was the victim of a bias attack earlier this month on the city’s subway has been missing for two days, according to police. Yasmin Seweid was last seen Wednesday leaving her home at … Continued

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct
9th Dec 2016

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A British police watchdog on Thursday said it had found hundreds of allegations of sexual misconduct made against officers over a two-year period. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), a body responsible for … Continued

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless
8th Dec 2016

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Serdar Kigili, a Turkish restaurateur in the quiet London suburb of Sidcup, never thought his heartfelt gesture for the area’s elderly and homeless over Christmas would attract a worldwide reaction. Kigili and his … Continued

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis
7th Dec 2016

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan has called on the international community to cooperate further with Myanmar’s government to resolve conflicts between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the country’s troubled Rakhine State. … Continued

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh
7th Dec 2016

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): A strong earthquake shook the north of Indonesia’s Sumatra island Wednesday morning, killing at least 52 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a … Continued

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll
6th Dec 2016

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll

By Bahtiyar Abdukerimov   TASHKENT, (AA): Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was elected president of Uzbekistan, the Central Election Commission said Monday. Mirziyoyev, who took over as acting president when long-serving leader, Islam Karimov died in September after 27 years in … Continued

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case
6th Dec 2016

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A Supreme Court hearing on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU began Monday as the government sought to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations. The government is challenging last month’s High … Continued

Israeli army video draws fire for ignoring Palestine
6th Dec 2016

Israeli army video draws fire for ignoring Palestine

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): The presumed birthplace of Jesus and a shrine to Moses are two of the West Bank religious sites featured in a promotional video released by the Israeli military that has drawn Palestinian ire for … Continued

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel
5th Dec 2016

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 75 injured in a fire at a Karachi hotel early Monday, officials said. The blaze engulfed the four-star Regent Plaza hotel in the city’s downtown after breaking … Continued

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack
5th Dec 2016

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim police officer here and her 16-year-old son were the targets of a hate attack during the weekend, police sources in the media said Sunday. Officer Aml Elsokary, a native of the city, dropped off her … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul
4th Dec 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid   NINEVEH,  (AA): Twelve civilians were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing Saturday in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, an army officer said. Major Abdul-Basit al-Jazaeri of the anti-terrorism forces said Daesh militants had detonated … 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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