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

US: Obama administration gains votes to secure Iran deal
3rd Sep 2015

US: Obama administration gains votes to secure Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AA): Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski became the 34th senator to lend her support to the nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday, giving the Obama administration a hallmark victory. “No deal is perfect, especially one negotiated with the Iranian regime. … Continued

Sudan: Signs of tension easing between Sudan & US
31st Aug 2015

Sudan: Signs of tension easing between Sudan & US

KHARTOUM (AA): There are signs of tension easing between the U.S. government and Sudan, in the wake of the two-day visit by U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth that ended on Friday. Booth’s visit included an … Continued

US: American journalists shot dead on live broadcast
27th Aug 2015

US: American journalists shot dead on live broadcast

WASHINGTON (AA): Two American journalists were shot dead early Wednesday in Virginia during a live television broadcast. The incident occurred as reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were broadcasting from the Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia, for station WDBJ7, a local CBS affiliate. … Continued

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet
26th Aug 2015

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet

NEW YORK (AA):  A television sports channel removed former baseball great Curt Schilling from its broadcast after he tweeted a message that equated Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” the ESPN network … Continued

US rules out opening embassy in Iran after UK move
25th Aug 2015

US rules out opening embassy in Iran after UK move

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. announced Monday that it has “no intention” to reopen an embassy in Tehran, just one day after United Kingdom reopened its diplomatic mission in the Iranian capital. A potential thaw in ties between Washington and Tehran began to receive more … Continued

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo
15th Aug 2015

Brazil: Gunmen kill 19 in night ‘massacre’ in Sao Paulo

By Ben Tavener   SAO PAULO (AA): Gunmen in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo killed 19 people and injured seven others in a series of attacks on Thursday night, officials said. “We are not ruling out any motive at the current time,” Sao … Continued

US: Hackers steal $100 million in insider-trading scam
12th Aug 2015

US: Hackers steal $100 million in insider-trading scam

ANKARA (AA): A ring of hackers has been charged in the theft of insider information that led to $100 million in stocks trading profits. Late on Tuesday, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Mary Jo White told … Continued

Mexico: Women, children among 20 abducted in Olinala
11th Aug 2015

Mexico: Women, children among 20 abducted in Olinala

By Nancy Caouette   MEXICO CITY (AA): The archbishop of Guerrero on Monday denounced recent attacks against members of a vigilante group in the state, including the abduction of 20  individuals. “It is urgent that the authorities coordinate their actions with the … Continued

US: White officer fatally shoots unarmed black student
9th Aug 2015

US: White officer fatally shoots unarmed black student

NEW YORK (AA): A white police officer shot and killed a 19-year-old unarmed black student in Texas, American media reported Saturday. Christian Taylor, sophomore American football player at Angelo State University, allegedly drove his car through the showroom glass doors of a car dealership … 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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