Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian
28th Apr 2016

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Canadian Muslims have a deep-rooted love for Canada, even though many have been the victims of discrimination, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday. The Environics Institute survey of 600 … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 62 others were injured Wednesday when a Russian warplane targeted a field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood, a civil defense official said. Ibrahim Hajj Ibrahim, a civil … Continued

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam
28th Apr 2016

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. does not support placing Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaysh al-Islam on a U.N. sanction’s list, the State Department said Wednesday. “We don’t want to see that happen,” said spokesman Mark Toner … Continued

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20
28th Apr 2016

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

BURSA, (AA): A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said. 12 people detained in several provinces in Turkey on the … Continued

Myanmar Muslim leader urges calm amid ‘incitement’ by Buddhist monk
27th Apr 2016

Myanmar Muslim leader urges calm amid ‘incitement’ by Buddhist monk

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): One of Myanmar’s top Muslim leaders urged calm Tuesday, after he accused a militia-style monk and his disciples of trying to incite violence by building an unauthorized Buddhist structure in the shadow of … Continued

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes
27th Apr 2016

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA) – Two months after talks were suspended following a January terrorist attack in northern India allegedly carried out by Pakistani militants, diplomats of both countries held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday. The … Continued

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos
27th Apr 2016

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) – Protests broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos during Tuesday’s visit of Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas and his Dutch counterpart Klass Dijkhoff. Shouting “Freedom, freedom,” angry refugees … Continued

Palestine: Readjusting to life for freed youngest Palestinian girl prisoner
26th Apr 2016

Palestine: Readjusting to life for freed youngest Palestinian girl prisoner

By Kaamil Ahmed   HALHUL, Palestine (AA) – Dima al-Wawi, 12, kisses and declares her love for her mother in front of the cameras at their home in the occupied West Bank, but still adds, “Don’t speak.” A day after … Continued

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack
26th Apr 2016

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack

BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad left seven people dead and 31 injured Monday. According to security sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk with the media, the suicide bomber detonated himself … Continued

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks
25th Apr 2016

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Salih and Suleiman al-Qubeisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 20 people were killed on Saturday in a spate of attacks across Iraq’s capital. A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring … Continued

Palestine: Israel to confiscate 1,250 acres of Palestinian land
25th Apr 2016

Palestine: Israel to confiscate 1,250 acres of Palestinian land

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli authorities have notified Palestinians living in the northern occupied West Bank that they plan to confiscate 1,250 acres of land for more illegal settlements. Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported that the confiscations, … Continued

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians
24th Apr 2016

Europe intolerant towards Muslim politicians

PARIS (AA) – Smear campaigns targeting Muslim politicians across Europe, which have seen many forced to quit, highlight an attitude of intolerance toward Muslims. With the rise of racism on the continent, Muslim politicians are being attacked in countries such … Continued

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit
24th Apr 2016

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit

LONDON (AA) – Thousands of protesters marched in the German city of Hannover against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a free trade deal being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. The rally that attracted 90,000 … Continued

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey
24th Apr 2016

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP, (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Syrian refugees on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nizip district. European Council President Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of EU Commission Frans Timmermans were also … Continued

UN: Paris climate agreement opens to join
23rd Apr 2016

UN: Paris climate agreement opens to join

NEW YORK (AA) – The Paris Climate Agreement agreed to in December was opened Friday to signing by 171 countries UN headquarters in New York. “We are in a race against time,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. “I urge all … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settler runs over Palestinian teen in Hebron
22nd Apr 2016

Palestine: Israeli settler runs over Palestinian teen in Hebron

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – A Palestinian teen was injured Thursday when he was run over by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Alaa Rajabi, 17, was hit near the Ibrahimi Mosque, a … Continued

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant
22nd Apr 2016

Mexico: 24 dead in blast at petrochemical plant

By Nancy Caouette   MEXICO CITY (AA): At least 24 victims were killed and 136 injured, 13 seriously, 18 unaccounted for, after an explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant, authorities said Thursday. “We went through the affected area. Unfortunately, so … Continued

Germany: Ex-president slams anti-Islam sentiment
22nd Apr 2016

Germany: Ex-president slams anti-Islam sentiment

BERLIN (AA) – Former German President Christian Wulff spoke against growing anti-Islam sentiment in the country and stressed that Islam belonged to Germany, contrary to what far-right parties claim. “When 3 million Muslims live in our country, they belong together … 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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