Palestine: Israeli army bombs Gaza after rocket fire
27th Jun 2017

Palestine: Israeli army bombs Gaza after rocket fire

By Gulsen Topcu   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): The Israeli army on Tuesday bombed targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired from the blockaded Palestinian territory. Israel bombed two Hamas targets and an empty area in the … Continued

Exclusive: UK: Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd
26th Jun 2017

Exclusive: UK: Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd

Eid message from the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP:   I wish you a happy and peaceful Eid Mubarak. This is a time when families come together in faith to pray and celebrate, and share in the spirit of togetherness. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers
26th Jun 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Two suspected militants were killed and three Indian soldiers were injured during an overnight clash at a school in Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, according to Indian … Continued

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London
26th Jun 2017

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Riot police responded late Sunday to a violent protest as demonstrators erected barricades and set fires to roads near the Forest Gate police station. The disturbance followed a Black Lives Matter protest after … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack
26th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Ten police officers were killed late Sunday in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Herat province, an Afghan official told Anadolu Agency. Another officer was injured in the attack that targeted … Continued

Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria
25th Jun 2017

Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria

By Turgut Alp Boyraz   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets on Saturday hit several targets in Syria allegedly in response to rocket attacks from the war-torn country, the military said in a written statement. It said that “more than 10” rockets … Continued

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks
24th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): More than 63 people were killed and 200 others injured Friday in suicide attacks, officials said. The first attack occurred outside Balochistan’s provincial police chief’s office in Quetta, where a militant rammed an … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
23rd Jun 2017

UK: May unveils post Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May laid out her government’s plans Thursday to grant special “settled EU status” to EU citizens living in the U.K. for five years. The new status unveiled during a European … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack
23rd Jun 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack

by Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, according to the Somalia’s Security Ministry spokesman. Among those killed in the attack was Sheikh … Continued

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan, US, the previous day. “Unfortunately, you cannot disconnect … Continued

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians
22nd Jun 2017

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): Some 100 people were reportedly killed in intense fighting that broke out Tuesday in the Central African Republic (CAR), local media and officials said Wednesday. The Central African Republic’s news agency, Le Nouveau Centrafrique … Continued

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response
22nd Jun 2017

UK: May apologises for inadequate Grenfell tower fire response

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May apologized Wednesday for the inadequate support for the victims and families of last week’s Grenfell Tower block fire, which killed at least 79 people. Meanwhile, Nicholas Holgate, the … Continued

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul
22nd Jun 2017

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul

By Haydar Hadi   MOSUL, Iraq (AA): Daesh has blown up the iconic Grand al-Nuri Mosque and its famous leaning minaret, in Mosul, the Iraqi army said Wednesday. The terror group destroyed the building “and its minarets while our forces … Continued

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels
21st Jun 2017

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

By Ata Ufuk Seker, Hasan Esen, Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A man carrying a belt with explosives was “neutralized” at Brussels Central Station late Tuesday, according to Belgian news agency Belga. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said at … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … 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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