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

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win
20th Oct 2015

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, (AA): Canada was a sea of red from coast to coast Monday as Justin Trudeau and his Liberals swept into power with a majority government. It was stunning reversal of the Liberals disastrous defeat in … Continued

US: Kerry calls Netanyahu, Abbas over Palestinian unrest
17th Oct 2015

US: Kerry calls Netanyahu, Abbas over Palestinian unrest

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict late Friday. According to a statement from the State Department, he expressed his “deep concern over the recent wave … Continued

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

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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