US: FBI investigating US rampage as ‘act of terrorism’
5th Dec 2015

US: FBI investigating US rampage as ‘act of terrorism’

NEW YORK (AA) – A mass shooting by a married couple that killed 14 victims in California is now being investigated as terrorism, officials said Friday.   “Based on the information and the facts that we know … we are now investigating … Continued

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes
5th Dec 2015

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (AA) — President Barack Obama welcomed the U.K.’s recent vote to authorize airstrikes in Syria, during a phone call with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday. Obama “expressed his appreciation that British air forces have joined with ours … Continued

US: Arsenal found at home of couple linked to California shooting
4th Dec 2015

US: Arsenal found at home of couple linked to California shooting

NEW YORK (AA) – Weapons and ammunitions were found at the home of a married couple linked to a deadly mass shooting that killed 14 victims and injured 21 others, authorities said Thursday. Syed Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed … Continued

US: White House rules out Gitmo for captured Daesh leaders
3rd Dec 2015

US: White House rules out Gitmo for captured Daesh leaders

WASHINGTON (AA) — The White House said Wednesday that it will not send any Daesh leaders it captures in Iraq or Syria to the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.   “I would certainly rule out for you sending any … Continued

US: At least 14 dead in California shooting
3rd Dec 2015

US: At least 14 dead in California shooting

NEW YORK (AA) – The suspects involved in the mass shooting that killed 14 people at a holiday party in a California community center have been identified, local media reported Thursday. The Los Angeles Times named the attackers as Syed Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, … Continued

Guatemala: Six killed in Guatemalan prison massacre
1st Dec 2015

Guatemala: Six killed in Guatemalan prison massacre

By Sandra Cuffe   RIVAS, Nicaragua (AA) — At least 16 people were killed during a riot at a Guatemalan prison, officials confirmed Monday. “The current situation is the confirmation of 16 dead, one by firearm and the others by bladed … Continued

US: Shooting at Colorado clinic leaves 3 people dead
29th Nov 2015

US: Shooting at Colorado clinic leaves 3 people dead

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (AA) – Two civilians and a police officer were killed Friday when a gunman opened fire at a family-planning clinic in the western U.S. state of Colorado, according to media reports. The five-hour standoff at the Planned Parenthood clinic inColorado Springs … Continued

Dominic Rep: 11 killed, 77 hurt in bus crash
27th Nov 2015

Dominic Rep: 11 killed, 77 hurt in bus crash

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, (AA) – At least 11 people were killed and 77 seriously injured Thursday when two busses packed with hotels workers crashed in eastern Dominican Republic. The deadly head on collision in Higuey – about 145 … Continued

Canada: PM  Trudeau decries spate of Islamophobic attacks
19th Nov 2015

Canada: PM Trudeau decries spate of Islamophobic attacks

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canada’s prime minister on Wednesday condemned recent “acts of hatred and racism” in Canada in the wake of the recent deadly attacks in Paris. In a statement released from the Philippines where he … Continued

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees
17th Nov 2015

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AA): A number of governors on Monday threatened to bar Syrian refugees from their states, following deadly attacks in Paris in which a militant posing as a refugee has been implicated. At least 19 state governors said they would close their states to the … Continued

US: Nine dead as plane crashes into apartments
11th Nov 2015

US: Nine dead as plane crashes into apartments

NEW YORK (AA):- At least nine people were killed Tuesday when a private jet crashed into a residential building in the midwestern state of Ohio, local media reported. The Hawker H25 jet clipped electrical wires before plowing into a building in the city of … Continued

Brazil: 28 people missing after dam disaster
8th Nov 2015

Brazil: 28 people missing after dam disaster

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): Twenty-eight people are missing after two mining dams burst in southeastern Brazil, triggering a “tsunami” of mining spoils that engulfed an entire town and affected several others, a local mayor reported Saturday. Thirteen mine workers and 15 … Continued

US: Boxer Muhammad Ali ‘in good health’
6th Nov 2015

US: Boxer Muhammad Ali ‘in good health’

By Mustafa Caglayan   NEW YORK (AA): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is doing well despite statements by a former manager that his health was deteriorating, a family spokesman said Thursday. “Muhammad Ali is in good health,” Robert Gunnell told Anadolu Agency, adding that … Continued

US to send special operations forces to Syria
31st Oct 2015

US to send special operations forces to Syria

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. will send less than 50 Special Forces troops to Syria to advise, assist and train moderate Syrian opposition forces fighting Daesh, the White House said Friday. Spokesman Josh Earnest maintained that the American troops will not … Continued

Syria: No return to pre-war status quo, says US
29th Oct 2015

Syria: No return to pre-war status quo, says US

WASHINGTON (AA): There cannot be a return to the pre-war status quo in Syria after so much bloodshed, the White House said Wednesday. The U.S. is ready, however, to work with any nation – including Russia and Iran – to resolve … Continued

US, Pakistan discuss additional efforts to fight terror
22nd Oct 2015

US, Pakistan discuss additional efforts to fight terror

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have discussed the need for broader efforts to defeat terrorism in the region. “The two leaders discussed the need for additional efforts to target all terrorists … Continued

US: Former Israeli PM sued over Mavi Marmara raid
22nd Oct 2015

US: Former Israeli PM sued over Mavi Marmara raid

NEW YORK (AA): The family of a victim of the 2010 Israeli raid on the Mavi Marmara aid flotilla has sued former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak for his role in the deadly attack, a team of attorneys said Wednesday. The complaint, which was filed Oct. … Continued

US: Turkish woman assaulted by college student
21st Oct 2015

US: Turkish woman assaulted by college student

NEW YORK (AA): A Turkish Muslim woman who was assaulted by a U.S. college student said Tuesday that the incident was motivated by religious bias. The 49-year-old victim, who does not want to be identified, was attacked Saturday by Indiana University student Triceten Bickford … Continued

US, Russia sign deal on Syrian airspace
21st Oct 2015

US, Russia sign deal on Syrian airspace

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. and Russia signed an agreement Tuesday to deconflict air operations above Syrian airspace, according to the Pentagon. The memorandum of understanding is the result of three separate conversations between military officials from both countries but a … Continued

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar
21st Oct 2015

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed moving to Qatar

NEW YORK (AA): Ahmed Mohamed, the U.S. Muslim boy who was arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, will soon move to Qatar to continue his education, according to media reports. The 14-year-old accepted a scholarship from the Qatar Foundation to join a … 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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