Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27
6th May 2016

Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27

By Halit Suleyman   IDLIB,  (AA): At least 27 people were killed Thursday when a warplane targeted a refugee camp near the Syrian town of Sarmada in the Idlib province, according to reports from a nearby local field hospital. An … Continued

Palestine: Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian woman in Gaza
6th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian woman in Gaza

By Anees Bargouthi   GAZA, (AA): The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza reported Thursday that a woman was killed in an Israeli airstrike. “Zina al-Amour, 55, was killed when Israeli airplanes struck the Al-Foukahre area in the eastern Khan … Continued

Mali: More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes
6th May 2016

Mali: More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes

GAO, Mali (AA) – More than 30 people have been killed in an ongoing intercommunal conflict between the Fulani and Bambara communities in Mali’s central Mopti region, a civil society leader said. Oumar Aldjana, representative for Mali’s Union of Fulani, … Continued

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children
5th May 2016

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children

LONDON (AA) – Britain will take in unaccompanied Syrian children already in Europe, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. This is a climb down by the PM as he had previously rejected this idea On televised remarks to parliament, Cameron … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian near Ramallah, 3 soldiers injured
4th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian near Ramallah, 3 soldiers injured

IMEMC News:  Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian driver allegedly after he deliberately rammed three Israeli soldiers with his truck at a military roadblock, installed near the main road of Betunia town, near Ramallah. After wounding … Continued

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid
4th May 2016

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday, all but assuring him the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. “It is a … Continued

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire
4th May 2016

Canada: 80,000 residents forced to flee wildfire

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – A raging wildfire forced the evacuation of 80,000 people, entire population of Fort McMurray, Alberta Province Premier Rachel Notley said Tuesday. Those fleeing the blaze have caused gridlock on the two highways … Continued

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks
3rd May 2016

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA) – After calling off earlier talks with Pakistan after Pakistani officials met with pro-independence leaders in Kashmir, India seems to have quietly backtracked, saying Kashmiri leaders are free to meet with … Continued

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21
3rd May 2016

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): Rescue teams in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi have been working around the clock searching for survivors since Friday evening when heavy rains caused a 198-room residential building to collapse. According to the Kenyan … Continued

Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?
3rd May 2016

Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON,  (AA): A minority ethnic group has denied that its members perished in a recent boat disaster off Myanmar despite evidence to the contrary, raising the suggestion that one Muslim group may be posing as … Continued

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria
3rd May 2016

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): Secretary of State John Kerry spoke via telephone Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov about ways to restore a fresh cease-fire throughout Syria, the State Department said. “Both ministers, again talked predominantly … Continued

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s twin car bombings in the city of Al-Samawah in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province has risen to 36 with another 90 injured, a local medical official told Anadolu Agency. Adel … Continued

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone

By Moayed al-Tarafi, Ali Jawad and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of firebrand Shia Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr withdrew from Baghdad’s Green Zone Sunday after holding a sit-in for two straight days. A protest leader, Ihlas al-Ubeydi, made a … Continued

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program
2nd May 2016

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program

BERLIN (AA & DW.de): Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) adopted a controversial party program Sunday that called for banning Islamic symbols and restricting religious practices of Muslims. The majority of AfD’s some 2,000 delegates backed the program in a … Continued

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament
1st May 2016

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of prominent Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday before forcing their way into the parliament building where they broke windows and smashed furniture. Pro-Sadr demonstrators … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover
30th Apr 2016

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): For the second time in a week, the Israeli army is imposing a “general closure” on the occupied West Bank during the ongoing Jewish holiday of Passover. According to an Israeli army statement, all … Continued

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views
30th Apr 2016

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA) – A London-based Muslim preacher has demanded a formal apology from the British premier for labeling him a Daesh supporter in the parliament in the run-up to the mayoral elections. In an exclusive … Continued

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south
30th Apr 2016

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA) – Peace talks between Thailand’s military government and an umbrella group of insurgents operating in the country’s Muslim south have failed after the removal of a key government negotiator, according to local media Friday. … 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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