Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
23rd Jun 2017

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her government’s plans Thursday to grant special “settled EU status” to EU citizens living in the U.K. for five years. The new status unveiled during a European … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack
23rd Jun 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack

by Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, according to the Somalia’s Security Ministry spokesman. Among those killed in the attack was Sheikh … Continued

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan, US, the previous day. “Unfortunately, you cannot disconnect … Continued

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians
22nd Jun 2017

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): Some 100 people were reportedly killed in intense fighting that broke out Tuesday in the Central African Republic (CAR), local media and officials said Wednesday. The Central African Republic’s news agency, Le Nouveau Centrafrique … Continued

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response
22nd Jun 2017

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Wednesday for the inadequate support for the victims and families of last week’s Grenfell Tower block fire, which killed at least 79 people. Meanwhile, Nicholas Holgate, the … Continued

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul
22nd Jun 2017

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul

By Haydar Hadi   MOSUL, Iraq (AA): Daesh has blown up the iconic Grand al-Nuri Mosque and its famous leaning minaret, in Mosul, the Iraqi army said Wednesday. The terror group destroyed the building “and its minarets while our forces … Continued

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels
21st Jun 2017

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

By Ata Ufuk Seker, Hasan Esen, Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A man carrying a belt with explosives was “neutralized” at Brussels Central Station late Tuesday, according to Belgian news agency Belga. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said at … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … Continued

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers
19th Jun 2017

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): A man has died and 10 people have been injured after white van ploughed 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim Welfare House in north London, in what Metropolitan police have called a … Continued

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire
18th Jun 2017

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire

    By Senhan Bolelli   MADRID (AA): A forest fire on Saturday has claimed 57 lives in Portugal, according to Jorge Gomes, the secretary of state for internal affairs. The fire broke out in the Pedrogao Grande area, a … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ
18th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Taliban in Afghanistan stormed a regional police headquarters following a suicide car bombing on Sunday killing at least five officers, officials have confirmed. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the … Continued

Palestine: 3 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier killed in East Jerusalem
17th Jun 2017

Palestine: 3 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier killed in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AA): Three Palestinians were killed on Friday after carrying out two separate shooting and stabbing attacks in occupied East Jerusalem, resulting in the death of one Israeli soldier, according to the Israeli police. In a statement, police said that … Continued

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast
17th Jun 2017

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A Canadian politician who is fasting for the month of Ramadan told Anadolu Agency on Friday he began the practice to raise money for a food bank, but has been overwhelmed at the … 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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