Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims
23rd Aug 2017

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The Islamic practice of instant divorce was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court voted by 3-2 against the tradition whereby a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying … Continued

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

By Ali Jawad and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture the predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh … Continued

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

By Emre Gurkan Abay   MOSCOW (AA) – Russian airstrikes destroyed a column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. More than 200 terrorists and 20 vehicles … Continued

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists
22nd Aug 2017

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists

By Abdullah Asiran   LEIDEN, Netherlands (AA) – A Muslim children’s school in the Netherlands had its doors chained and locked by an anti-immigrant group on Sunday night, its principal told Anadolu Agency on Monday. PEGIDA claimed responsibility for the … Continued

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan
21st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The UN mission Sunday verified allegations that the Taliban and local self-proclaimed Daesh terrorists killed civilians in an attack in northern Afghanistan earlier this month. On Aug. 3, militants stormed the Mirza Olang … Continued

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh
20th Aug 2017

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): At least 23 people were killed and 150  others injured after a passenger train derailed in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, governmental officials said. The incident took place in the … Continued

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
19th Aug 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims in Germany rose sharply in the second quarter of this year, reflecting a growing Islamophobia fueled by far-right and populist political parties according to new government figures. However, very few anti-Muslim hate … Continued

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku
19th Aug 2017

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku

By Ilker Girit   Anadolu Agency: Two people were killed and eight others injured Friday in a stabbing attack in in a market square in Turku, a city in southwest Finland. The attack was not considered an act of terrorism, … Continued

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days
18th Aug 2017

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 60 people have died in flood and natural disasters in the north and northeast parts of Bangladesh since August 12, an emergency official said Thursday. Naznin Shamima, officer-in-charge of the Control Room at the Department … Continued

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack
18th Aug 2017

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack

By Cansu Dikme Anadolu Agency: At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona Thursday. Hours after the terrorist attack in Barcelona, five suspected terrorists were … Continued

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen
17th Aug 2017

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day. “Twenty million Africans have been displaced from … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): In a mass rejection of the hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to the city’s University of Virginia Wednesday night. The campus was enveloped last … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims
16th Aug 2017

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday declared seven days of mourning in honor of the victims of a devastating mudslide in the country’s capital that has left hundreds dead. 600 people are … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … 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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