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Palestine: Israel detains 2 Palestinian journalists, bringing number in prison to 24
19th Oct 2017

Palestine: Israel detains 2 Palestinian journalists, bringing number in prison to 24

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces on Wednesday detained two Palestinian journalists in the occupied West Bank, bringing the total number of Palestinian reporters now languishing in Israeli prisons to 24, according to a Palestinian NGO. … Continued

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka
19th Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim women will be forced to remove their face coverings and burkas to access public services, including riding a bus, under a new law passed Wednesday by the Quebec National Assembly. Bill 62, … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70
18th Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): More than 70 people, including the provincial police chief were killed in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks in southeastern Paktia and central Ghazni provinces on Tuesday, officials said. The initial twin attack in Paktia … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … Continued

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk
16th Oct 2017

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD,ERBIL,KIRKUK, Iraq (AA): Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga were reported in the Taza Khurmatu town south of Kirkuk on Monday. The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Security Agency announced early Monday … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu
15th Oct 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Over 30 people were killed, dozens wounded when a truck full of explosives exploded at the busiest intersection in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, police said. “The truck … Continued

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20
15th Oct 2017

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20

By Sylvestre Krock and Felix Nkambeh Tih   BANGUI, Central African Republic (AA): More than 20 Muslims were killed in a mosque in the Central African Republic’s southeast during Friday prayers, community leaders said Saturday. “The victims were at the … Continued

Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo
13th Oct 2017

Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Thursday signed a landmark reconciliation agreement in Cairo. “The two sides agreed in principle to allow the legitimate Palestinian government to return to Gaza in accordance with [Palestinian] law,” … Continued

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric
13th Oct 2017

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric

By Omer Aydin   STRASBOURG, France, (AA) – An Azeri lawmaker accused European politicians Thursday of using the Daesh terrorist organization as an excuse to spread anti-Muslim propaganda. Ganire Pashayeva, part of the Azeri delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of … Continued

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims
12th Oct 2017

UN: Myanmar attacks were organized to push out Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Myanmar’s months-long attacks on Rohingya Muslims have been a concerted, well-organized campaign explicitly meant to push them out of the country into Bangladesh and block their return, a new UN report said on Wednesday. … Continued

Palestine:  Agreement reached between Hamas & Fatah
12th Oct 2017

Palestine: Agreement reached between Hamas & Fatah

By Yaser al-Banna, Ali Abo Rezeg   GAZA CITY (AA):  Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached an agreement after talks held since Tuesday in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. “Ismail Haniyeh [Hamas chief] has just announced that an … 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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