Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting
25th Mar 2017

Canada: Parents shred, walk on Qur’an at school meeting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A school board spokesman on Friday told Anadolu Agency he is “deeply shocked and saddened” after a school board meeting degenerated into a hate-filled session in which protesters tore pages from the Qur’an. … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian teenager shot dead in camp near Ramallah
24th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian teenager shot dead in camp near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Mohammed Hattab, 17, was killed by Israeli forces during clashes that occurred … Continued

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims
24th Mar 2017

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of mourners filled Trafalgar Square on Thursday for a vigil for the victims killed in a terror attack in the British capital the previous day. MPs and members of the Metropolitan Police … Continued

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Mar 2017

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Parliament passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday by a 201-91 margin, but it may be some time before the bitterness that led up to the vote dissipates. The M-103 motion is non-binding but the … Continued

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’
23rd Mar 2017

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA):- At least five people were killed Wednesday and 40 others injured in a terror attack in U.K.’s capital, British police confirmed. Several people have been arrested linked to the Westminster terror attack in … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb kills dozens in W Mosul
22nd Mar 2017

Iraq: Daesh car-bomb kills dozens in W Mosul

By Serhad Shakir   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Dozens of civilians were reportedly killed when a U.S.-led coalition airstrike targeted a Daesh car-bomb in western Mosul, a local official told Anadolu Agency. “A U.S.-led coalition warplane targeted an explosive-laden vehicle driven … Continued

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing
22nd Mar 2017

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Seven people were killed in a suicide attack in the Somalian capital Mogadishu late Tuesday, an official said. Soldiers and civilians were caught in the car bomb blast at an army checkpoint near … Continued

21st Mar 2017

UK Govt announces ban on laptops and ipads in airlines from Muslim majority countries

London: The UK Government has announced ban on laptops and ipads in cabins of airlines flying from a selected number of Muslim majority countries. The list of the countries and airlines affected by the ban are included in the statement … Continued

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi
21st Mar 2017

US: Trump vows accelerated anti-Daesh support, says Abadi

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA) – The administration of President Donald Trump has a greater desire to be more engaged in the fight against terrorism than its predecessor, Iraq’s prime minister said Monday. “I think they’re prepared to do more … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 23 in Baghdad
21st Mar 2017

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 23 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 23 people were killed and 16 others injured Monday evening a car laden with explosives went off in a crowded shopping area in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, according to a police … Continued

Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets
20th Mar 2017

Israel threatens Syria after missiles fired at jets

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Days after the Syrian army claimed to have downed an Israeli jet, Israel’s defense minister on Sunday threatened to “destroy” Syrian air defense systems in case of any future encounters. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen
19th Mar 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen

By Zeynep Tufekci   SANA, Yemen (AA): Death toll rose to 42 in an airstrike on a migrant boat in the Red Sea off Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Saturday. The boat was packed with Somali migrants, … Continued

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria
18th Mar 2017

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria

By Abdel-Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA)  Israeli fighter jets at dawn Friday struck a number of targets in next-door Syria, according to the Israeli military. In a rare confirmation, the Israeli army said in a statement that “a number” of … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank
18th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Murad Abu Ghazi, 16, was killed after being struck in the chest by … 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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