Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

By Mohamed Akil   AMMAN (AA): The National Alliance for Reform list — which includes candidates from Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood — clinched at least 13 out of 130 seats in parliament according to preliminary results of polls conducted Tuesday. “After … Continued

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president
20th Jul 2016

US: Republican convention nominates Trump for president

By Kasim Ileri   Cleveland, OHIO (AA): Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee on Tuesday after a roll call vote on the second day of convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The billionaire reached the threshold of 1,237 delegates … Continued

UK: Ruthless campaign to become Britain’s next leader
1st Jul 2016

UK: Ruthless campaign to become Britain’s next leader

LONDON, (AA): The contest to select Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic and unexpected turn Thursday when Boris Johnson withdrew from a race dominated by last week’s Brexit decision. The former London mayor and one-time chat show host is … Continued

UK: Tooting by-election candidates named
10th Jun 2016

UK: Tooting by-election candidates named

By Nadine Osman London, (The Muslim News): Local doctor Rosena Allin-Khan has been selected by Labour members in Tooting as the party’s candidate for the upcoming by-election on June 16. Sadiq Khan who stood down as the MP after being … Continued

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump
3rd Jun 2016

US House Speaker endorses Donald Trump

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday endorsed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for president. “Donald Trump can help us make it a reality,” Ryan wrote in an op-ed piece in the Janesville Gazette, noting … Continued

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman
23rd May 2016

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Binali Yildirim has been elected as the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s new chairman after an extraordinary congress in Ankara. Binali Yildirim, 60, who was the sole candidate … Continued

UK: London mayor hopes to inspire Muslims with victory
8th May 2016

UK: London mayor hopes to inspire Muslims with victory

By Michael Sercan Daventry   LONDON (AA) – London’s first Muslim mayor on Saturday said he hoped his election victory would inspire other Muslims to enter politics, local media reported. Speaking the day after he was confirmed as mayor, Sadiq … Continued

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid
4th May 2016

US: Trump wins Indiana as Cruz drops US presidential bid

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump won the Indiana primary Tuesday, all but assuring him the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race. “It is a … Continued

French Muslim party to contest by-election
15th Apr 2016

French Muslim party to contest by-election

STRASBOURG,  (AA) – A senior member of France’s Turkish-Muslim Equality and Justice Party (PEJ) has told Anadolu Agency that an upcoming May 22 by-election will be used as preparation for the country’s general election in 2017. PEJ chair Sakir Colak … Continued

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ethnic tensions escalate in Mostar, ‘most divided’ city
2nd Apr 2016

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ethnic tensions escalate in Mostar, ‘most divided’ city

By Kayhan Gul & Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) – Ethnic tensions are beginning to rise again in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s historical city of Mostar as it edges close to local elections this year. The elections, if held in … Continued

US: Trump, Clinton win big on Super Tuesday
2nd Mar 2016

US: Trump, Clinton win big on Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AA) – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton won big on Super Tuesday while Sen. Ted Cruz took a critical state that he hopes will be vital in a looming showdown with the billionaire front-runner. Trump and Clinton … Continued

US: Trump wins South Carolina primary; Bush drops out of race
21st Feb 2016

US: Trump wins South Carolina primary; Bush drops out of race

SOUTH CAROLINA, (AA): Presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Saturday won the South Carolina Republican primary. Trump received 33 percent of the vote with 98 percent of the total counted. Following his victory in the New Hampshire primary earlier this month … Continued

US: Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primary
10th Feb 2016

US: Trump, Sanders win New Hampshire primary

WASHINGTON (AA) – Real estate mogul Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday were declared winners of the New Hampshire primary. Ohio Gov. John Kasich finished second in the Republican race while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz followed in … Continued

US: Most Muslim voters plan to vote in presidential primaries
2nd Feb 2016

US: Most Muslim voters plan to vote in presidential primaries

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Seventy-three percent of registered American Muslim voters say they will vote in this year’s presidential primary elections with 67 percent backing Democratic candidates, according to a survey published Monday. A little more … Continued

Myanmar welcomes first democratic gov’t in 50 years
2nd Feb 2016

Myanmar welcomes first democratic gov’t in 50 years

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   NAY PYI TAW (AA) – Almost three months after the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in Myanmar’s national elections, its members finally took their seats in parliament Monday — row upon … Continued

US primaries: Cruz wins Iowa, Democrats in virtual tie
2nd Feb 2016

US primaries: Cruz wins Iowa, Democrats in virtual tie

WASHINGTON (AA) – Sen. Ted Cruz won big Monday night while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders were virtually tied in tightly contested races hours after Iowa caucuses concluded. While the Republican and Democratic contests were fiercely contested, the … Continued

Spanish PM gains minority, but no clear winner in elections
21st Dec 2015

Spanish PM gains minority, but no clear winner in elections

By Alyssa McMurtry   MADRID (AA) – Spanish voters delivered a knock-out punch to traditional Spanish politics in Sunday’s general elections, with the ruling government losing its majority and two new parties emerging in a long-running bipartisan system. The Popular Party, … Continued

Venezuela: Opposition defeats Maduro’s Socialists
8th Dec 2015

Venezuela: Opposition defeats Maduro’s Socialists

SAO PAULO (AA) — Venezuela’s opposition coalition ended more than 15 years of parliamentary control by President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialists after winning a majority of seats, authorities confirmed early Monday. More than 60 parties stood in the National Assembly vote, broadly split into two opposing groups — one led by … Continued

Burkina Faso: Voting begins in general election
30th Nov 2015

Burkina Faso: Voting begins in general election

OUAGADOUGOU,  (AA) – Voting in Burkina Faso’s general election has begun, with more than five million people headed to the polls. Voters are going to elect a new president from among 14 candidates as well as choosing MPs for the … Continued

Myanmar: Opposition confident of election victory
9th Nov 2015

Myanmar: Opposition confident of election victory

By Joshua Carroll   YANGON, (AA): Senior officials in Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy were confident Monday of victory in a historic general election as unofficial results suggested huge gains for the party. Spokesperson Win Htein said the party … 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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