Pakistan: Hindu youth murdered amid communal riots
28th Jul 2016

Pakistan: Hindu youth murdered amid communal riots

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A Hindu youth has been killed and another injured in Pakistan amid inter-communal riots, police said Wednesday. The youth was killed by angry mobs in the remote Dharki district of the populous Sindh province, … Continued

Palestine: Israel issues tenders for occupied E Jerusalem settlement units
28th Jul 2016

Palestine: Israel issues tenders for occupied E Jerusalem settlement units

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli government has issued tenders for the construction of 323 new housing units for Jewish settlers in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem, the Israeli media reported Wednesday. According to Israeli Radio, the plan includes 130 … Continued

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results
27th Jul 2016

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results

By Rabie al-Sukkary and Hussein Mahmoud   NOUAKCHOTT (AA) -The final communiqué of the 27th Arab League Summit, which wrapped up in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Monday evening, largely reiterated positions on which Arab states agree while studiously ignoring issues … Continued

Iraq: 8 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Baghdad
27th Jul 2016

Iraq: 8 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Baghdad

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): At least eight people were killed and 23 others injured Tuesday in multiple bomb attacks across Baghdad, authorities said. A police officer was killed when a bomb detonated that was planted in his vehicle … Continued

France: One priest killed, one nun in critical condition in attack on church
26th Jul 2016

France: One priest killed, one nun in critical condition in attack on church

  The Muslim News: Two men armed with knife took 5 people hostages killing one priest in a church Tuesday morning.They attacked the Catholic church in Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray, Normandy, France,during morning service. IN addition to the priest, two nuns, two … Continued

Japan: At least 19 killed in knife attack near Tokyo
26th Jul 2016

Japan: At least 19 killed in knife attack near Tokyo

By Todd Crowell   TOKYO (AA): Police are investigating a knife attack at a facility for the disabled that killed 19 and seriously injured many others west of Tokyo, in the largest case of mass murder in Japan’s modern history. … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah

By Hadi Hassan   BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing killed at least 12 people in Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to security and medical sources. A bomber blew himself up in a marketplace in the Shia Muslim district … Continued

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA)  Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to attack British troops planned to be sent to Iraq for an anticipated offensive to retake Mosul from Daesh. Sadr said in a Sunday statement that … Continued

Germany: One killed, 12 injured in bomb explosion
25th Jul 2016

Germany: One killed, 12 injured in bomb explosion

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA) – A Syrian suicide bomber killed one and wounded 12 people, three seriously, at a music festival in southern Germany, officials said Monday. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told reporters the suspect, a 27-year … Continued

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul
24th Jul 2016

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul

The Muslim News: Afghanistan is in mourning Sunday in the aftermath of killing of 80 Hazara Shia Muslims Saturday. Thousands of mainly young Hazaras were demonstrating peacefully in Kabul. More than 231 people were injured. Daesh has claimed responsibility for … Continued

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school
23rd Jul 2016

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, (AA): Nigeria’s court of appeals on Thursday ruled that Muslim female students can wear their head covering to schools, dismissing a government ban as “discriminatory and an infringement on the constitutional rights” of the affected students. … Continued

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups
23rd Jul 2016

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups

KIDAL,  (AA): Dozens of people were killed early Friday in a violent clash between a pro-government militia group and a Tuareg separatist movement in Kidal, in northern Mali, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The clashes took place between Thursday afternoon … Continued

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects
23rd Jul 2016

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. (AA)  Brazil’s Muslim community on Friday voiced support for an open investigation into suspected terrorists who officials say were planning attacks at the upcoming Olympic games. Sheikh Jihad Hassan Hammadeh who heads … Continued

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours
22nd Jul 2016

US: Obama urges Americans to not isolate Muslim neighbours

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – President Barack Obama on Thursday encouraged citizens to not discriminate against their fellow Muslim Americans and make them feel as if they are “second-class citizens. “Let’s be clear: Muslim Americans are as … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank
21st Jul 2016

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH (AA) – A Palestinian teen was gunned down on Tuesday night by the Israeli army during clashes in the occupied West Bank. Muhey al-Tabakhi, 12, died after a rubber bullet fired by Israeli forces struck … Continued

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit
21st Jul 2016

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit

BERLIN (AA): The U.K. wants an orderly exit from the European Union and would not trigger the process before end of this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday in Berlin. Addressing a joint press conference with German Chancellor … 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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