Kyrgyzstan: Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked with car bomb
31st Aug 2016

Kyrgyzstan: Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked with car bomb

By Nezir Aliyev   BISHKEK, (AA): A suicide car bomber crashed into the gates of the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the bomber and wounding three people. The vehicle exploded after travelling around 50 meters into … Continued

Nigeria: Muslim body slams ‘hijab ban on nurses’ in Abeokuta
31st Aug 2016

Nigeria: Muslim body slams ‘hijab ban on nurses’ in Abeokuta

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): A Muslim advocacy group has slammed the alleged maltreatment of hijab-wearing female nurses at government hospitals in southwest Nigeria. Muslim nurses, especially those who work at a psychiatric clinic in southwestern Abeokuta town, are … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden
29th Aug 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden

By Murad al-Arifi   ADEN,  (AA): At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in Yemen’s southern Aden city Monday, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to initial reports, a … Continued

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle
29th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Three people allegedly involved in a 2009 gun-and-bomb attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore have been killed in a late-night clash between the security forces and terrorists, police said Sunday. A … Continued

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

By Halit Suleyman, Kurbani Geyik and Sinan Uslu   JARABULUS, Syria (AA): A string of villages in northern Syria have been liberated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a commander said Sunday, following the group’s success in freeing Jarabulus from … Continued

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

By Orhan Onur Gemici   ANKARA (AA): Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear a headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a new ruling published on Saturday. Turkey’s Official Gazette carries a new rule … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct
27th Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead Friday after approaching a group of Israeli soldiers in Israeli-occupied West Bank. According to Israeli media, unarmed Palestinian was killed after he approached an Israeli checkpoint at the … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques
27th Aug 2016

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques

AMSTERDAM (AA): Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has promised to close all mosques and Islamic schools and ban the Qur’an in an online manifesto. Wilders, whose Freedom Party (PVV) leads the polls ahead of March’s parliamentary election, also called for … Continued

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Friday arrested a leading Kashmiri independence leader, his party said. Meanwhile at least 19 students have been blinded by Indian security officers. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized Friday afternoon outside … Continued

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban
26th Aug 2016

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban

By Ala Abbas   The Muslim News: France’s highest administrative court, The State Council, has overturned the burkini ban on Friday, amidst criticism from human rights groups The French Human Rights League (LDH) appealed to the court the ban put … Continued

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian-backed chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday defended recent civilian killings by Indian forces, saying that protesters were a small minority who had attacked police stations and army camps. “Did … Continued

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan
26th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): At least six Pakistani paramilitary troops were killed and another two injured in an attack by separatists on a checkpoint in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, an official said Thursday. The attack took place in … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL (AA): A deadly 10-hour assault on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul ended early on Thursday leaving at least 13 people dead, including seven young students. A group of Taliban militants stormed … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … Continued

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247
25th Aug 2016

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

ROME (AA): The death toll in a deadly earthquake in Italy has risen to 247, the Italian Civil Defense said Thursday. More than 1,000 people have been displaced by the quake, The Italian Civil Protection Unit said in a statement … Continued

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem
24th Aug 2016

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Five Palestinians were injured early Tuesday when Israeli forces raided a number of shops in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli forces confiscated lathing and blacksmith machines from several shops … Continued

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. State Department announced Tuesday it has received a formal request from Ankara for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, sought in Turkey on charges of leading a bloody coup attempt last month. “We … Continued

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south
24th Aug 2016

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): A powerful car bomb has left one person dead and 29 others injured in front of a hotel in Thailand’s majority Muslim far South, less than two weeks after a series of explosions rocked … 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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