Palestine: Israeli airstrikes injure 4 Palestinians in Gaza Strip
28th Feb 2017

Palestine: Israeli airstrikes injure 4 Palestinians in Gaza Strip

By Ola Atallah   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes on the blockaded Gaza Strip on Monday injuring four Palestinians, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. The airstrikes targeted positions associated with Palestinian resistance factions in the … Continued

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report
28th Feb 2017

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military committed “systematic” abuses against Rohingya Muslims during recent operations in troubled Rakhine State, according to a report released Monday. The rape of more than 70 Rohingya women and girls by … Continued

Germany:  UN: Muslim Africans face discrimination in Germany
28th Feb 2017

Germany: UN: Muslim Africans face discrimination in Germany

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Muslims of African descent face growing discrimination in Germany due to worrying levels of Islamophobia, a UN monitoring group warned on Monday. Ricardo Sunga, chairman of the UN’s Working Group of Experts on People … Continued

Iraq: Bomb blasts kill 3 in Baghdad
27th Feb 2017

Iraq: Bomb blasts kill 3 in Baghdad

By Amer al-Hasani   BAGHDAD (AA): Three people were killed in bomb attacks Sunday in Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to a local police officer. A bomb exploded near a marketplace in southern Baghdad, killing two people and injuring four others, … Continued

Iraqi army takes major district from Daesh in W Mosul
27th Feb 2017

Iraqi army takes major district from Daesh in W Mosul

By Amir al-Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army on Sunday captured a major district in western Mosul amid an ongoing offensive to drive Daesh terrorist group from the northern city, according to a military commander. “The anti-terrorism forces have … Continued

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack
27th Feb 2017

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack

By Abdel Razek Abdallah and Afra Aksoy   CONSTANTINE, Algeria (AA): Dozens of people were wounded late Sunday in Algeria when a suicide bomber targeted a police outpost in the city of Constantine, according to local sources. The bomber — … Continued

UK: Media watchdog backs down from sacking Kavanagh from board
26th Feb 2017

UK: Media watchdog backs down from sacking Kavanagh from board

By Hamid Chapman London, (The Muslim News): The Independent Press Standards Organisation has declined to remove The Sun columnist Trevor Kavanagh from its board after making a controversial attack against Channel 4 News reporter Fatima Manji in an article and … Continued

US: ‘Radical Islam’ label not helpful, top Trump aide says
26th Feb 2017

US: ‘Radical Islam’ label not helpful, top Trump aide says

NEW YORK (AA): Using the label “radical Islamic terrorism” does not help advance U.S. foreign policy goals, according to U.S. President Donald Trump’s newly-appointed national security advisor, General H. R. McMaster. In his first meeting with the National Security Council … Continued

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit
26th Feb 2017

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday on an unscheduled visit, according to an Iraqi official. Al-Jubeir is leading an official delegation for talks with Iraqi officials, the Foreign Ministry official … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs

By Eman Nassar   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 40 people were killed in two suicide bombings on heavily fortified security facilities in government-held Homs city in western Syria on Saturday, according to the official SANA news agency. Homs governor … Continued

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab

By Halit Suleyman and Izzet Mazi   AL-BAB, Syria (AA): An attack by the Daesh terrorist group killed at least 60 people and injured 100 others in northern Syria’s strategic Al-Bab area on Friday. According to local sources speaking anonymously … Continued

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Feb 2017

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The province of Ontario passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday as a similar motion has run into opposition at the federal government level. Members of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) from all three parties unanimously … Continued

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack
24th Feb 2017

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack

NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim mother of four is pressing charges after New York City police allegedly detained her for hours with her hijab forcibly removed. Rabab Musa, 34 says in the lawsuit filed earlier this week that she was … Continued

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army
23rd Feb 2017

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army

By Sarp Ozer   ANKARA (AA & Agencies): Female members of Turkey’s armed forces will be able to wear headscarves for first time, under a Turkish Defense Ministry policy announced Wednesday. According to new ministry regulations, female soldiers can wear … Continued

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery
23rd Feb 2017

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery

NEW YORK (AA) : Muslim activists raised more than $78,000 as of early Wednesday afternoon to help repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Missouri. Organizers were “overjoyed” the campaign on launchgood.com reached its goal of $20,000 within three … Continued

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state
22nd Feb 2017

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The government of Myanmar said on Tuesday that four Rohingya villagers were found dead in a conflict-torn area of country’s western Rakhine state. The Office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi … Continued

Palestine: 18 months for Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian
22nd Feb 2017

Palestine: 18 months for Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Palestinians have accused an Israeli military court of letting a soldier off too lightly — after it sentenced him to 18 months behind bars for fatally shooting an already-injured Palestinian man last year — … Continued

Palestine: Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W Bank raids
21st Feb 2017

Palestine: Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W Bank raids

Imemc: Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least twenty-two Palestinians, from various areas, in the occupied West Bank, and violently searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron office of the PPS, … Continued

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul
21st Feb 2017

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul

By Serhad Shaker   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Sixty thousand soldiers are participating in an Iraqi army offensive aimed at capturing the Daesh terrorist group’s last redoubts in western Mosul, according to an Iraqi military source. On Sunday, the Iraqi army … 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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