US says Israeli stabbing of Palestinians is ‘terrorism’
15th Oct 2015

US says Israeli stabbing of Palestinians is ‘terrorism’

WASHINGTON (AA): The stabbing of a Palestinian by a 17-year-old Israeli in Dimona was an “act of terror”, the State Department said Wednesday. “We’ve had a chance to look at that attack more deeply, and I think you’re going to ask me, … Continued

US: Turkish scientist among Nobel Prize chemistry laureates
8th Oct 2015

US: Turkish scientist among Nobel Prize chemistry laureates

ANKARA (AA):  A Turkish scientist was among three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for their work on DNA repair. Dr. Aziz Sancar, of the University of North Carolina in the U.S., was honored alongside Tomas Lindahl and Paul Modrich, … Continued

US: Armed anti-Islam rallies planned in US
6th Oct 2015

US: Armed anti-Islam rallies planned in US

NEW YORK (AA): A U.S. Muslim advocacy group has urged community leaders to strengthen safety measures ahead of potential anti-Islam protests planned across the country Oct 10. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said several of the demonstrations may be armed and … Continued

Guatemala: Death toll rises to 73 in  landslide
4th Oct 2015

Guatemala: Death toll rises to 73 in landslide

By Sandra Cuffe   RIVAS, Nicaragua(AA): The death toll from a landslide in Guatemala rose to 73 on Saturday, according to officials. The area where the landslide occurred remains unstable, according to the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED). On Saturday evening, … Continued

US: Multiple casualties in Oregon college shooting
2nd Oct 2015

US: Multiple casualties in Oregon college shooting

[Photo: President Obama. He urged for gun control to prevent killings in US. Photographer: Chuck Kennedy (Official White House photo). WASHINGTON (AA and Agencies): A 20-year-old male shooter who opened fire at a community college in Oregon on Thursday is dead, … Continued

Jamaica: Cameron rejects UK slavery reparations on Jamaica visit
1st Oct 2015

Jamaica: Cameron rejects UK slavery reparations on Jamaica visit

LONDON (AA): David Cameron has dismissed Jamaican calls to make reparations for Britain’s role in the slave trade at the start of an official visit. The UK Prime Minister said he hoped the Caribbean region could “move on” and help … Continued

US: NASA says liquid water discovered on Mars
29th Sep 2015

US: NASA says liquid water discovered on Mars

WASHINGTON (AA): Mars appears to have signs of liquid water on its surface during its summer months, boosting the chances of finding life on the red planet, NASA scientists announced Monday. “Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found on … Continued

US: New York City schools closed for Eid holiday
25th Sep 2015

US: New York City schools closed for Eid holiday

NEW YORK (AA): New York City’s public schools closed Thursday for the frist time in observance of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. The historic day-off marked the first time the country’s largest school district was closed for a Muslim holiday. “Being a … Continued

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest
23rd Sep 2015

US Muslim teen quits school after controversial arrest

NEW YORK (AA): A U.S. Muslim boy arrested after a teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, has withdrawn from a Texas school district, his family told local media Tuesday. Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed formally pulled his 14-year-old son, Ahmed Mohamed, from the MacArthur High School of Irving … Continued

US: Islam incompatible with US Constitution, says candidate
21st Sep 2015

US: Islam incompatible with US Constitution, says candidate

NEW YORK (AA): Islam is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday, adding he would not support a Muslim president. In comments likely to exacerbate the debate around Islam in the U.S., Carson told broadcaster NBC’s … Continued

Chile quake death toll rises to 11
18th Sep 2015

Chile quake death toll rises to 11

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): The death toll from a huge earthquake that struck central Chile has risen to 11, the country’s interior ministry confirmed Thursday. Local media reported that some of the fatalities were caused by falling rocks and … Continued

Mexico: 5 children, mother killed in mudslide
18th Sep 2015

Mexico: 5 children, mother killed in mudslide

By Nancy Caouette   MEXICO CITY (AA): A mother and her five children were killed Thursday when a hillside collapsed in a mudslide in the eastern state of Veracruz, according to officials. The family was inside one of two homes … Continued

US: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali receives humanitarian award
18th Sep 2015

US: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali receives humanitarian award

NEW YORK (AA): American boxing great Muhammad Ali received a humanitarian award Thursday in a ceremony attended by 1,000 in his Kentucky hometown of Louisville, according to local media. The sports legend was awarded the inaugural Grawemeyer Spirit Award for “inspiring others to … Continued

Chile: One killed in massive quake
17th Sep 2015

Chile: One killed in massive quake

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): A powerful earthquake hit central Chile on Wednesday evening, killing at least one person and triggering widespread tsunami warnings, according to local authorities. Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet said on national TV that Tongoy and Coquimbo had been extensively … Continued

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school
17th Sep 2015

US: Muslim teen arrested under terrorism for bringing clock to school

By Kasim ILERI TEXAS (AA): A Texas Muslim teen arrested under terrorism after taking his homemade clock to school, on Wednesday accepted an invitation by President Barack Obama to show off his invention at the White House. At a press conference outside his home in … Continued

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering
16th Sep 2015

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering

 By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The Canadian government on Tuesday lost its appeal to ban the niqab, meaning the faces of Muslim women can be covered when they’re sworn in as new Canadian citizens. The three justices of … Continued

US: Six dead in flash flood near Utah-Arizona state
16th Sep 2015

US: Six dead in flash flood near Utah-Arizona state

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 16 people have died and five others are missing after a flash flood hit near the Utah-Arizona state line, authorities confirmed to Anadolu Agency late Tuesday. The quick moving system Monday swept away two vehicles, including a van carrying 16 passengers, according … Continued

US: Senate Democrats block Republican effort to defeat Iran deal
11th Sep 2015

US: Senate Democrats block Republican effort to defeat Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AA): Senate Democrats on Thursday successfully blocked a Republican push to undermine a nuclear deal international powers struck with Iran, handing President Barack Obama a hard-fought victory. “This Iran agreement is our opportunity to test tough diplomacy,” Democratic Sen. Dick … Continued

US: Democrats secure 41 Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal
9th Sep 2015

US: Democrats secure 41 Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama secured a crucial number of Senate votes on Tuesday to support the Iran nuclear deal, all but ensuring he will not have to exercise a veto to block congressional legislation opposing the pact. Democratic Sens. … Continued

Brazil: 15 killed in bus crash in Paraty
7th Sep 2015

Brazil: 15 killed in bus crash in Paraty

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): A major bus crash in southeast Brazil killed at least 15 people Sunday and injured 66, local media quoted officials as saying. The bus, which was reported to be carrying 81 passengers, was traveling from … 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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