4th Jan 2014

Egypt: Four killed as clashes erupt across the country

At least four people were killed as supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi clashed with police and opponents in three cities Friday, security officials and medics. Thousands of the Muslim Brotherhood supporters had rallied across the country before police … Continued

3rd Jan 2014

South Sudan: Slow start to South Sudan peace talks amid military maneuvering

Talks to end the violence in South Sudan have been overshadowed by army claims that it is advancing on a key rebel-controlled city. The army has also accused the rebels of planning to march on the capital. While both sides … Continued

2nd Jan 2014

Somalia: Deadly bomb blasts in Mogadishu hotel kills 11

  An investigation has been launched after a series of bomb blasts took place within an hour outside a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. The hotel is one that is regularly frequented by foreigners. Police and witnesses said the blasts … Continued

1st Jan 2014

South Sudan: Ceasefire talks between rebels and Govt agreed

Rebels and government forces in South Sudan have agreed to peace talks following weeks of bloody conflict. A deadline of Tuesday had been set for the warring factions to agree to a ceasefire, but battles continued. South Sudan’s government and … Continued

31st Dec 2013

Egypt: court sentences 139 pro-Mursi supporters

An Egyptian court Monday sentenced 139 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Mursi to two years in jail over violence that erupted in July, state news agency MENA reported. MENA said the sentences could be subject to appeal, while the defendants, … Continued

30th Dec 2013

Egypt: Blast near intelligence HQ in Sharqiya injures 4

CAIRO, (Xinhua): At least four soldiers were wounded in a huge car bomb explosion near the military intelligence headquarters in Egypt’s Sharqiya governorate, state TV reported Sunday. The front walls of the building have been smashed, the report said, adding … Continued

29th Dec 2013

Egypt: Students torch Cairo university, one killed

  Egyptian police shot a student dead Saturday at Cairo’s Al-Azhar university after Islamist students set fire to their university, health ministry officials said.   The 19-year-old student was killed as police entered the campus to confront protesters who torched … Continued

28th Dec 2013

Egypt: Three killed, 265 arrested in clashes during pro-Morsi protests

CAIRO, (Xinhua): At least three people have been killed nationwide in clashes between supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and their opponents, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Friday. The statement said that the police arrested 265 people … Continued

28th Dec 2013

Libya: Four US military personnel briefly held in Tripoli

WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): Four American military personnel assigned to the U.S. embassy in Tripoli were released after being briefly detained by Libya’s Interior Ministry, U.S. officials said Friday. The four were believed to have been reviewing potential evacuation routes for diplomats … Continued

27th Dec 2013

South Sudan: Peace talks and continued fighting, more UN troops en route

Negotiators in Juba have said they made “good progress” in talks seeking to broker peace in South Sudan. Clashes continued in the oil-rich north, however, while the UN dispatched more peacekeeping personnel and hardware. Military and political representatives in South … Continued

27th Dec 2013

Egypt rounds up Muslim Brothers after bombings

The Egyptian government has continued a nationwide crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood in the wake of two bombings this week. Analysts fear more Muslim Brothers could turn to violence in response. Egypt’s military-led government has wasted no time acting on … Continued

26th Dec 2013

Egypt: Five wounded in explosion on bus in Cairo

CAIRO, (Xinhua): At least five people were wounded in a bomb attack on bus outside a school compound in the Nasr city district in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, a day after the government declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a … Continued

25th Dec 2013

South Sudan: ‘Thousands dead’ as UN votes to send more peacekeepers

The UN has said that thousands of people have been killed in South Sudan. Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has voted to almost double the number of peacekeepers in the country. The United Nations’ top humanitarian official in South Sudan … Continued

25th Dec 2013

Egyptian authorities arrest former PM Kandil

Authorities in Egypt have apprehended the former premier who had served under ousted President Mohammed Morsi. He was previously sentenced to one year in prison for failing to implement a court order dating back to 2011.  Egyptian state media and … Continued

24th Dec 2013

Egypt: Fatal blast causes many casualties and injuries in Mansoura

    An explosion at a police station in northern Egypt has claimed several lives and wounded dozens, according to security sources. Cairo has reportedly blamed the Muslim Brotherhood and declared it a “terrorist” group.  At least 14 people were … Continued

23rd Dec 2013

Egypt court jails three prominent anti-Mubarak activists

An Egyptian court has jailed three prominent anti-Mubarak activists for three years for organizing a protest without authorization. They were the first to be sentenced under a new law banning unlicensed rallies. The three leading figures of the 2011 uprising … Continued

23rd Dec 2013

South Sudan army loses control of Unity State capital as refugees flee fighting

    South Sudan’s army has admitted to losing control of the capital of the country’s oil-rich Unity State to the armed opposition. More than 60,000 people have fled their homes to escape the spreading unrest.  Forces loyal to former … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Libya: Car bomb kills seven near Libya’s Benghazi

TRIPOLI, (Xinhua): A suicide car bomb killed at least seven people at an army base near the Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on Sunday. The suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed car into the base, in Barsis, some 50 km (30 … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Egypt charges Mursi, Hizbullah in prison break case

Egypt’s deposed president Mohammed Mursi and 132 others, including alleged members of Hamas and Hezbollah, will stand trial for a prison break and the murder of officers during the 2011 uprising, the prosecution said on Saturday. Almost 70 of the … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

South Sudan fighting kills over 500 in six days

Fighting escalated on Saturday in South Sudan, with a top commander in the country’s key oil-producing region defecting to the rebels and foreign governments scrambling to evacuate their nationals after hundreds were killed in six days of fighting. A US … 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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