Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel
25th Sep 2016

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Israeli forces have detained around 1,000 Palestinian minors since the beginning of 2016, a Palestinian committee said Saturday. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s committee on detainees said some of the minors were held under … Continued

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south
24th Sep 2016

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south

By Max Constant and CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA): A remote-controlled bomb killed three security officials Friday in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued majority Muslim south. Police captain Pongsak Khaonawon, deputy-chief investigator at Krongpinang police station in Yala province, told Anadolu Agency, “the … Continued

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy
24th Sep 2016

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy

CAIRO (AA): The death toll now stands at 166 after a boat carrying undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week, a local official said Saturday. Mutubas district Mayor Abdul Sattar said security forces and fishermen have recovered … Continued

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide
23rd Sep 2016

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg Thursday rejected an appeal for Dutch commanders to be prosecuted for failing to prevent the deaths of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. Relatives of three victims of … Continued

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

By Mohamed Akil   AMMAN (AA): The National Alliance for Reform list — which includes candidates from Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood — clinched at least 13 out of 130 seats in parliament according to preliminary results of polls conducted Tuesday. “After … Continued

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast
22nd Sep 2016

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast

By Mohamed Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA): Dozens of people drowned after a boat carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast, Egyptian officials announced Wednesday. “At least 29 people died and another five were injured after their boat … Continued

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

NEW YORK (AA):The United Nations announced Wednesday its aid convoy is ready to move forward with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following a deadly attack two days ago. Jens Laerke, spokesperson for United Nations humanitarian office, said part … Continued

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

WASHINGTON (AA):The U.S. holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that targeted a UN aid convoy, regardless if Moscow or Damascus carried it out, the White House said Tuesday. “In any event, we hold the Russian government responsible for airstrikes in … Continued

Myanmar: Illegal mosques to be demolished in Rakhine
21st Sep 2016

Myanmar: Illegal mosques to be demolished in Rakhine

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): A senior government official in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine State has pledged to tear down all illegally constructed buildings including mosques and Muslim religious schools, according to a report Wednesday. More than 3,000 structures … Continued

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops
20th Sep 2016

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops

LONDON (AA): A British unmanned drone was involved in last weekend’s airstrike which reportedly killed more than 60 Syrian regime troops, the U.K. announced on Monday. The U.K.’s defense ministry said it would “not intentionally” strike units loyal to the … Continued

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort
20th Sep 2016

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Six civilians were killed and three soldiers injured in a Monday attack on a military escort by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, according to an army spokesman. Sani Usman said “suspected … Continued

US: New York bombing suspect arrested after shootout
20th Sep 2016

US: New York bombing suspect arrested after shootout

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspected bomber of a New York City neighborhood has been taken into custody following a shootout with police, authorities confirmed Monday. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a natural American citizen from Afghanistan, now faces … Continued

US: Authorities investigating NYC blast as act of terror
19th Sep 2016

US: Authorities investigating NYC blast as act of terror

NEW YORK (AA): A bomb explosion that injured 29 people in New York City is being investigated as an act of terrorism, authorities said Sunday. Senior counter-terrorism officials reportedly told a news conference call the investigation is proceeding under the … Continued

Thailand: 18 killed in Thai Muslims tourist boat sinking
19th Sep 2016

Thailand: 18 killed in Thai Muslims tourist boat sinking

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): The death toll from a boat sinking during an annual ceremony at a mosque in central Thailand has risen to 18 with 10 others still missing and 46 injured, local media reported Monday. Authorities … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle
18th Sep 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, India (AA): At least 17 Indian soldiers and four suspected militants were killed in a gunbattle at an army base in northern Uri town in Indian-held Kashmir. “Four terrorists killed in counter-terrorist operation … 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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