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

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife
3rd Dec 2016

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): A court on Friday ordered the release of Nigeria’s top Shia leader and his wife, saying that government holding them in a protective custody for nearly a year is contrary to the nation’s laws. … Continued

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro
3rd Dec 2016

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro

NEW YORK (AA): The city’s police is investigating a bias crime after three men attempted to remove the headscarf of a Muslim teen at a subway station, authorities told Anadolu Agency on Friday. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. … Continued

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul
2nd Dec 2016

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul

By Ibrahim Salih and Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 15 children have been killed by Daesh snipers over the past two days in the northern city of Mosul, according to an Iraqi army officer. “Daesh snipers are targeting … Continued

Thailand: Soldier killed, 3 injured in bomb attack in south
1st Dec 2016

Thailand: Soldier killed, 3 injured in bomb attack in south

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): One soldier was killed and three others were injured Wednesday in an early morning explosion in Thailand’s Muslim majority south. The incident was the latest in a series of violent attacks in the insurgency-plagued … Continued

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area
1st Dec 2016

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets struck sites near the Syrian capital Damascus early Wednesday, local media reported. The Israeli military refused to comment but the Syrian state-run Syrian Arab News Agency quoted an unidentified Syrian military source … 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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