Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai
24th Nov 2017

Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai

By Hussein al-Qabbani and Viola Fahmi   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from a bomb that went off outside a mosque in the city of Al-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula following Friday prayers has risen to 85, according to … Continued

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdownin Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since late August. However, … Continued

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

By Selen Temizer and Sena Guler (AA): Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran reiterated their support for Syria’s territorial integrity during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district
22nd Nov 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district

By Hussein al-Amir and Ali Mukarrem Garip   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 21 people were killed Tuesday when the Turkmen-majority Tuz Khurmatu district in Iraq’s Saladin province north of Baghdad was rocked by a massive car bomb, according to a … Continued

Philippines: Mindanao Muslims celebrate autonomous region anniversary
22nd Nov 2017

Philippines: Mindanao Muslims celebrate autonomous region anniversary

By Roy Ramos ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA) – A representative of the Philippines’ one-time largest Muslim rebel group on Monday joined the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in commemorating its 28th founding anniversary. The attendance of Moro Islamic Liberation … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50
21st Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 50 people have been killed and several dozens injured in a suicide attack at a mosque in the northeastern Adamawa state of Nigeria on Tuesday morning, police said. “At around 5.20 … Continued

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi
21st Nov 2017

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi

By Diyar Guldogan (AA): Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syria’s Bashar al-Assad on Monday in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Putin and Assad discussed the political settlement in Syria, according to the Kremlin’s statement. Assad’s … Continued

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions
21st Nov 2017

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions

By Abdullah Asiran   UTRECHT, Netherlands (AA): A new ruling in the Netherlands will allow policewomen serving in certain positions to wear headscarves. The Human Rights Council ruling came Monday over a complaint by Sarah Izat, 26, a police officer … Continued

Palestine: Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017
20th Nov 2017

Palestine: Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces have killed 14 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since the start of this year, according to a Palestinian statistics agency. In a statement on Sunday, the … Continued

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika
20th Nov 2017

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Sweden was vandalized Sunday when unknown attackers painted a swastika on one of its doors, according to a Muslim body head. The Al-Huda Islamic Cultural Center’s mosque that came under attack … Continued

Palestine to cut all communication with US
19th Nov 2017

Palestine to cut all communication with US

By Eshat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestine has threatened to cut off “all communication” with the U.S. over its warning to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). In a video, Saib Ureykat, PLO Secretary General … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms
17th Nov 2017

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. on Thursday downplayed a recent deal allowing thousands of armed Daesh terrorists safe passage from Syria’s Raqqa city, instead urging all sides to seek a “political solutions”. Raqqa served as the de-facto … Continued

OSCE:  6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016
17th Nov 2017

OSCE: 6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016

By Merve Aydogan   ANKARA (AA): The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on Thursday published its 2016 hate crime data, including 5,998 incidents. “On the International Day for Tolerance, this is our contribution to support the important … 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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