Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration
12th Jul 2016

Italy: Mediterranean Union issues joint anti-terror declaration

By Ali Hakan Der   ROME (AA): The Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean on Monday issued a joint anti-terror declaration following an initiative by Turkey. At a bureau meeting held in the Italian Senate, representatives from Egypt, … Continued

Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed
10th Jul 2016

Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed

By Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   MOSCOW (AA): Two Russian pilots were killed near the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria’s western Homs province Friday when Daesh downed a helicopter belonging to the Syrian army, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. … Continued

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin
8th Jul 2016

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin

  Press TV: Between 35 to 50 civilians have lost their lives and 60 others sustained injuries when Daesh terrorists carried out suicide bombings and shooting attack near a holy Shia Muslim mausoleum north of the Iraqi capital. Security sources … Continued

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4
5th Jul 2016

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4

    By Ramazan Turgut MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AA) – A suicide bomber targeted the Saudi Arabian city of Medina on Monday as the kingdom was hit by two other terror attacks. Four Saudi security forces were killed in Medina. … Continued

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani
5th Jul 2016

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani

By P.S. Waller   BANGKOK (AA): A security checkpoint in southern Thailand was rocked by a bomb blast early Tuesday, with insurgents continuing a campaign of violence as the Muslim holy month comes to a close. An official who requested … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad
4th Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared three days of mourning Sunday in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Baghdad that killed at least 151 people. The attack, which was claimed … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad
3rd Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 80 people were killed early Sunday in a car bomb blast claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The bomb hit al-Karada, a busy shopping district in … Continued

Myanmar: Knife-wielding mob destroys mosque in N Myanmar
3rd Jul 2016

Myanmar: Knife-wielding mob destroys mosque in N Myanmar

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON,  (AA): A riotous mob has set fire to a mosque in Myanmar’s north and razed it to the ground after local Muslims refuse to comply with a nationalist group’s demolition order. The incident was … Continued

Bangladesh: 20 dead in Dhaka restaurant siege
2nd Jul 2016

Bangladesh: 20 dead in Dhaka restaurant siege

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA): A siege at a restaurant in Dhaka ended in the deaths of 20 foreign hostages, the Bangladeshi army said Saturday. Nine Italians, seven Japanese, three Bangladeshis and one Indian are dead. The twenty … Continued

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44
1st Jul 2016

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44

By Hatice Senses Kurukiz   ISTANBUL, (AA): The death toll in the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport rose to 44 Thursday after a 25-year-old succumbed to his wounds, according to a hospital source. Yasin Ocal, a Turkish citizen, died … Continued

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack
29th Jun 2016

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA): Nearly 30 people were killed and 60 others injured in a terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, Gov. Vasip Sahin said early Wednesday. “According to initial report, at least 30 people were killed by three suicide bombers … Continued

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects
28th Jun 2016

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s business capital, gunned down two people on Monday suspected of being ringleaders of a gang which murdered 11 people, including an imam, in May. Dar es Salaam … Continued

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack
22nd Jun 2016

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack

By Seyfeddin Trablusi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 28 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday when a rocket hit an armory in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, local sources said. Armed militia intended to loot shops in the Garabulli … Continued

UK: British MP murder accused to be tried under terror protocol
21st Jun 2016

UK: British MP murder accused to be tried under terror protocol

By Michael Sercan Daventry and Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA) – The suspected killer of British Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox is to face trial under terrorism rules, judges decided on Monday. Thomas Mair, 52, appeared in court via … Continued

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq
20th Jun 2016

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq

By Arif Youssef & Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA) – Around 600 Iraqi families have fled their homes in the northern Nineveh province as fighting has raged between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists south of Mosul. “Some 600 families have … Continued

UK: MP murder suspect yells ‘death to traitors’ in court
19th Jun 2016

UK: MP murder suspect yells ‘death to traitors’ in court

LONDON (AA) – A man charged with the murder of Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox declared his name was “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain” in his first court appearance. Thomas Mair, 52, refused to give his correct name and … Continued

UK: Police charge man with Jo Cox murder
18th Jun 2016

UK: Police charge man with Jo Cox murder

LONDON (AA): British police have charged a 52-year-old man with the murder of Jo Cox, the Labour Party lawmaker who was gunned down in her electoral district Thursday. Thomas Mair, who was arrested shortly after Cox was repeatedly shot and … Continued

France: French commander, wife killed in Daesh-claimed attack
15th Jun 2016

France: French commander, wife killed in Daesh-claimed attack

PARIS / WASHINGTON (AA) – A French police commander and his wife were killed Monday in an apparent attack claimed by Daesh. The officer, who was named in French media as Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, worked as an assistant chief in … Continued

US: Orlando shooter’s wife tried to stop attack
15th Jun 2016

US: Orlando shooter’s wife tried to stop attack

NEW YORK (AA) – The wife of the alleged shooter at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub who killed scores of victims, told the FBI that she tried to talk her husband out of carrying out the attack, media reports said … Continued

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre
14th Jun 2016

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton sparred with her Republican rival, Donald Trump, who again espoused anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. “Inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and threatening to … 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.

Latest Tweets