4th Apr 2014

US Senate votes to release CIA interrogation report

A US Senate panel has voted to declassify parts of its report on the CIA’s brutal interrogation methods under Republican President George W. Bush. The panel chair said the investigation results were “shocking.” The United States Intelligence Committee voted Thursday … Continued

3rd Apr 2014

US: Military releases preliminary details about deadly Fort Hood shooting

  The gunman who killed three people at Fort Hood was a soldier currently undergoing mental health treatment, according to base officials. The motive behind the attack that left several dead remains unclear. Details began emerging on Wednesday night about … Continued

2nd Apr 2014

Chile: Five confirmed dead in 8.2 quake

  [ Photo: People stay in the street after an earthquake in Valparaiso, Chile. (Xinhua/Str)]   SANTIAGO, (Xinhua):  Five people have died in a 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit off Chilean northern coast Tuesday, according to Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo. According … Continued

13th Mar 2014

US: Death toll of New York building collapse rises to three

[Firefighters work at the site of explosion in New York’s East Harlem neighborhood (Xinhua/Wu Rong)] NEW YORK, (Xinhua): A powerful explosion leveled two residential buildings in New York’s East Harlem neighborhood on Wednesday morning, killing three people, while nine others … Continued

13th Mar 2014

US: Yatsenyuk visits Washington: Ukraine will ‘never surrender’

Interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk has said his country won’t “surrender” in its fight for sovereignty. The comments were made during his visit with US President Obama amid a diplomatic crisis with Russia.   “Ukraine is and will be part … Continued

12th Mar 2014

US Senate intelligence panel head accuses CIA of spying on panel’s computers

WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Tuesday accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of illegally searching computers used by her staffers investigating CIA interrogation methods, but the CIA director quickly denied the allegation. … Continued

6th Mar 2014

US hires Israeli company to retrofit Mexico border wall

By Chloe Benoist An Israeli military contractor, whose surveillance technology is used along Israel’s apartheid wall constructed in the Palestinian West Bank, has been chosen by the United States to provide similar services on the southern border with Mexico, Israeli … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Venezuela: Caracas burns anew as anti-Maduro protests extend into March

Venezuelans have again taken to the streets of Caracas. The latest round of protests has called for the release of dozens of activists who have been arrested during three weeks of violent demonstrations. On Saturday, protesters formed a convoy in … Continued

21st Feb 2014

Venezuela government moves to ‘restore order’ amid opposition protests

The Venezuelan government has ordered paratroopers to the border city of San Cristobal, where unrest has been particularly strong. Meanwhile, opposition leaders have condemned the government’s crackdown on protests. Tensions remained high in Venezuela on Thursday as protesters and security … Continued

17th Feb 2014

US: Shooting in Dallas leaves one dead, six more injured

HOUSTON, (Xinhua): One person was killed and six others injured in a shooting after a brawl between rival gangs at a nightclub in Dallas, a city in the U.S. state of Dallas, spilled outside and turned violent early Sunday morning, … Continued

17th Feb 2014

Venezuela: Maduro orders US expulsions; wanted opposition leader defiant

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the expulsion of three US consular officials as protests rumble on. Meanwhile, the wanted opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez says he will face the possibility of arrest.  President Nicolas Maduro announced late on Sunday that … Continued

15th Feb 2014

Venezuelan security forces break up student protests in Caracas

Security forces in Venezuela have deployed tear gas and water canon to break up a student protest in the capital, Caracas. The clash comes two days after three people died in violence at anti-government rallies. Some 500 students blocked the … Continued

13th Feb 2014

US Senate approves raising debt ceiling

  The US Senate has approved a measure to raise the country’s debt ceiling for one more year. The “no strings attached” bill now awaits President Barack Obama’s signature.   The upper house of the US Congress voted 55-43 on … Continued

12th Feb 2014

US: French president honoured at state dinner in Washington

French President Francois Hollande has been wined, dined and praised by his US counterpart at a state dinner at the White House. On the last day of his trip, Hollande is flying on to meet tech leaders in Silicon Valley. … Continued

4th Feb 2014

US: Over 400 flights canceled as snow storm hits New York area

  [A pedestrian walks in a snow-covered street in New York City, US. (Xinhua/Wang Xijia)]   NEW YORK, (Xinhua):- More than 400 flights have been canceled due to the heavy snow on Monday at the three major airports in the … Continued

3rd Feb 2014

El Salvador: Leftist Ceren takes lead in presidential vote

El Salvador’s leftist ruling party candidate, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, is leading the country’s presidential election, according to early results. But with outright victory not assured, he is set to face a runoff.  Early results late Sunday pointed towards a victory … Continued

29th Jan 2014

US: 17-year-old suspect shot by police in Honolulu high school

LOS ANGELES, (Xinhua): A 17-year-old boy suspected of being an outstanding runaway was shot by police on the campus of Roosevelt High School in Honolulu Tuesday morning after allegedly stabbing a Honolulu police officer. Honolulu Police Department officials told local … Continued

29th Jan 2014

US: President Obama focuses on economic inequality during State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama has pledged more action on economic inequality in his annual State of the Union address. Obama called for cooperation and bipartisanship in order to achieve goals at home and abroad. President Barack Obama called for a … Continued

27th Jan 2014

Iranian officials dismiss Kerry’s nuclear remarks

TEHRAN, (Xinhua): Iranian officials have downplayed the recent remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran’s nuclear program and threatened to target U.S. interests if the Islamic republic is attacked. The remarks by Kerry are a violation of … Continued

26th Jan 2014

US: Three people dead, 5 injured in shopping mall shooting in state of Maryland

[ Photo: People are evacuated from Columbia Town Center Mall after three people were killed in a shooting in the mall in Columbia of Maryland, United States, on Jan.25 (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)]   WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): Three people died and five were … 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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