24th Nov 2013

Egypt expels Turkish ambassador over critical remarks by PM Erdogan

Egypt decided Saturday to expel Turkish Ambassador Huseyin Avni Botsali after remarks made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Cairo deemed as being “provocative,” the foreign ministry said. Ministry spokesman Badr Abdelatty said Cairo took three decisions on Saturday … Continued

23rd Nov 2013

Egypt: Clashes erupt, 2 killed

[Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood march through streets of Alexandria, costal city of Egypt, Nov.22. (Xinhua/Asmaa Abdelatif)]   CAIRO, (Xinhua): Clashes erupted on Friday between Islamist protesters and security forces across Egypt, leaving at least … Continued

21st Nov 2013

Egypt: Unrest kills student in Cairo, troops in Sinai

Clashes at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University between police and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi have left one student dead. The incident follows a bombing on the Sinai Peninsula that killed 11 soldiers. Egypt’s state newspaper al-Ahram said early Thursday that … Continued

20th Nov 2013

Egypt: Ten Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai

CAIRO, (Xinhua & The Muslim News): At least ten soldiers were killed and 49 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb attack in Egypt’s Rafah city bordering Israel. The off-duty soldiers were on their way home when an explosive device blew up … Continued

20th Nov 2013

Egypt riot police storm Cairo’s Tahrir Square

Egyptian police have fired tear gas to disperse stone-throwing protesters gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The rally was commemorating the two-year anniversary of the deaths of dozens of anti-military protesters. Several hundred riot police backed by armored vehicles stormed Tahrir … Continued

18th Nov 2013

27 killed, 32 injured in train collision in Egypt

CAIRO, (Xinhua): At least 27 people were killed and 32 others injured when a freight train crashed into a mini-bus and a truck near the Egyptian capital of Cairo in the early hours of Monday, the head of the Ambulance … Continued

17th Nov 2013

Sudan: 100 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur

KHARTOUM, (Xinhua): At least 100 people were killed in the latest clashes between Messiria and Salamat tribes in Sudan ‘s Darfur region, official Sudan Radio reported Saturday. “Clashes broke out between Messiria and Salamat tribes in Um Dokhon area in … Continued

17th Nov 2013

Libya buries 32 after deadly Tripoli clashes

The Libyan capital prepared Saturday to bury its dead after 32 people were killed and almost 400 wounded when a residents’ revolt against militia rule degenerated into armed clashes. After blasts and gunfire rocked several areas throughout the night, a … Continued

14th Nov 2013

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi says no stability in Egypt until coup overturned

  Mohammed Morsi has said Egypt will have no stability “without removing consequences of the coup” that unseated him. The army ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president after protests against his one-year rule.  Morsi’s lawyer, Mohammed al-Damati, told reporters that … Continued

13th Nov 2013

Egypt court orders end to state of emergency

Egypt’s three-month state of emergency has been lifted two days ahead of schedule. It came on the back of a court ruling and despite continued clashes between police and supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi. The Egyptian court ruled the … Continued

12th Nov 2013

DR Congo and M23 fail to sign peace deal

The Democratic Republic of Congo and defeated M23 rebels have failed to sign a peace deal. The delay came after an 11th-hour spat over whether the documents should be named as a peace agreement or a vaguer declaration. The “DRC … Continued

9th Nov 2013

Egypt: 2 killed, 20 injured in clashes across Egypt

CAIRO, (Xinhua): Two people were killed and 20 others injured Friday in clashes across Egypt between supporters and opponents of toppled president Mohamed Morsi following their protests, official news agency MENA reported. The victims included a 12-year-old boy killed in … Continued

9th Nov 2013

Somalia: Car bomb outside Mogadishu hotel kills four

A car bomb has exploded outside a hotel in Mogadishu killing four people. No group has claimed responsibility, however the city has often been the target of attacks by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shebab militia. At least four people were reported killed … Continued

8th Nov 2013

Libya: Rival militia clash, terrorize Tripoli

Members of two rival Libyan militia groups have clashed in the capital Tripoli following the reported death of one of their leaders. The fighting left at least 10 people injured. Clashes between the two rival factions began in several areas … Continued

8th Nov 2013

DR Congo’s M23 chief, rebels surrender to Uganda

Congo’s M23 guerrilla chief, along with his fighters have surrendered and are being held in Uganda. Their surrender is seen as a significant achievement for the Congolese army and UN troops stationed in the country. Uganda is holding the 39-year-old … Continued

7th Nov 2013

Mali: Al Qa’ida claims responsibility for French journalists murder in Mali

Al Qaeda’s North African branch has claimed responsibility for the murder of two French journalists who were abducted in northern Mali. The cell said the killings were to avenge France’s “new crusade” in its old colony. In a statement published … Continued

5th Nov 2013

Nigeria: 40 killed in attacks on Nigerian villages

ABUJA, (Xinhua): A total of 40 people have been confirmed dead in attacks by suspected Boko Haram fighters who unleashed terror in two villages of the northern state of Borno in Nigeria, a government official said on Monday. In Gulumba … Continued

5th Nov 2013

Tunisia political roadmap stalls over prime minister selection

  Tunisia’s governing Islamists and an opposition coalition have suspended talks, after failing to agree on a prime minister. The parties are trying to build a non-partisan government to pave the way for elections. After delaying the deadline twice, the … Continued

5th Nov 2013

Egypt: Morsi denounces court at start of trial in Egypt

The trial of former Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi has adjourned after its first session. Morsi declared in court he was still the president of Egypt and that the court had no right to try him. Following Mohammed Morsi’s defiant appearance … Continued

4th Nov 2013

Nigeria stampede leaves 24 dead

LAGOS, (Xinhua): At least 24 people died and many others injured in a stampede in Nigeria’s southern state of Anambra, local sources said on Sunday. The tragedy occurred on Saturday at a gathering sponsored by St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, the … 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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