France, UK ‘determined’ to step up fight against Daesh
24th Nov 2015

France, UK ‘determined’ to step up fight against Daesh

PARIS (AA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande on Monday agreed to step up the fight against Daesh in Syria. France would “intensify” airstrikes against the group and “choose targets that will do the most … Continued

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism
22nd Nov 2015

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism

ROME (AA) – Muslims held rallies across Italy on Saturday against terrorism after last Friday’s deadly terror attacks in the French capital Paris. Numerous Italians also accompanied Muslims who gathered at squares in several cities across the country –hundreds in Rome, Milan and Genoa — under the slogan “Not in my … Continued

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings
21st Nov 2015

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings

BRUSSELS (AA) – Belgium raised the terror alert in capital Brussels to the highest level Saturday as the prime minister warned of an imminent threat. The city’s subway system was closed and heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled the streets … Continued

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’
19th Nov 2015

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’

PARIS (AA): At least two suspects were killed and eight arrested in Wednesday morning’s raid on an apartment linked to the gang behind the Paris terror attacks, the city’s chief prosecutor said. The cell had established a base in Saint-Denis, a suburb of … Continued

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132
16th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 132 after three of the 352 injured people succumbed to their wounds Sunday, said medical authorities. The Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris’ public hospital system, said in a statement that … Continued

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks
15th Nov 2015

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

PARIS (AA): Several French Muslim organizations have firmly condemned the Paris attacks that left 129 people dead and 352 injured Friday night. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) condemned “strongly these odious and despicable attacks”. The head of CFCM, Anouar … Continued

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129
15th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 129, with 352 people injured — 99 of them in critical condition — said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins late Saturday. Molins told a press briefing that the death toll … Continued

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks
14th Nov 2015

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS (AA): Leaders from all over the world have expressed their shock at a wave of gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris Friday night which has so far claimed the lives of well over 120 people. Daesh [IS] has issued official statement … Continued

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris
14th Nov 2015

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris

PARIS (AA): Well over 100 people may have been killed in a shootout in a Paris arts center, as a wave of gun attacks and explosions rock the French capital. French media quoted police as saying late Friday that around 100 people … Continued

12th Nov 2015

EU pushes for labeling of goods made in Palestine

BRUSSELS (AA): The European Union has released guidelines for labeling products made in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Wednesday’s move is to help European consumers differentiate between products originating from Israel and those originating from the occupied territories. Relations … Continued

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation
11th Nov 2015

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation

By Michael S. Daventry LONDON (AA) : It was the speech that critics and supporters alike had sought for months, perhaps even years. Prime Minister David Cameron had long ago declared his intention to renegotiate the terms of the Britain’s … Continued

Greece: 4 dead as migrant boats sink off Lesbos island
1st Nov 2015

Greece: 4 dead as migrant boats sink off Lesbos island

CANAKKALE/BALIKESIR, Turkey (AA): At least four migrants, three of them children, were killed as three boats sank off the Greek island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea, Turkish security sources said late Saturday. More than 100 migrants, mostly from Afghanistan, were … Continued

Romania: Fire in nightclub kills 27 people
31st Oct 2015

Romania: Fire in nightclub kills 27 people

BUCHAREST, (AA):  A blast and fire at a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest killed at least 27 people and wounded 180 others, Romanian Health Ministry official Raed Arafat said Saturday. At least 24 of the injured people were said … Continued

Greece: Seven refugees die off Greek islands
29th Oct 2015

Greece: Seven refugees die off Greek islands

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA): At least seven refugees, including an elderly woman and two young children drowned when at least three boats capsized off Greek islands Wednesday, Greek Coast Guard said. In the first incident, an elderly woman, a five-year-old boy … Continued

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school
23rd Oct 2015

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school

BRUSSELS, Belgium, (AA) – A masked man wielding a sword killed two people and injured two others at a school in western Sweden on Thursday, local media said. The 21-year-old attacker was shot and injured by police after killing a … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks on the rise
23rd Oct 2015

France: Islamophobic attacks on the rise

ANKARA (AA): Islamophobic attacks in France have tripled during the first nine months of this year compared with the same period last year, a French nongovernmental organization said Thursday. The Collective Against Islamophobia in France said in a statement that 110 Islamophobic … Continued

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician
18th Oct 2015

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician

BERLIN (AA): A prominent pro-refugee politician has been stabbed in western German city of Cologne on Saturday, in what officials said was a xenophobic attack. Henriette Reker, an independent candidate running for Sunday’s mayoral elections in Cologne, was attacked during … Continued

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Turkish coast, 12 dead
17th Oct 2015

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Turkish coast, 12 dead

CANAKKALE, (AA):  At least 12 people have drowned after a boat carrying refugees attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesbos sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish official said on Saturday. Canakkale Governor Hamza Erkal said the boat carrying more than 48 refugees — most … Continued

Ukraine: Meskhetian Turks, fleeing Ukraine war, migrate to Turkey
17th Oct 2015

Ukraine: Meskhetian Turks, fleeing Ukraine war, migrate to Turkey

ANKARA (AA): At least 150 people from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine, known as Meskhetian Turks, will flee to Turkey’s eastern region next week under Turkish asylum measures enacted in April, the general secretary of World Meskhetian Turks Association said on Friday. … Continued

European leaders change tough stand on Ukraine, Syria
16th Oct 2015

European leaders change tough stand on Ukraine, Syria

By Zaiki Shaikh and Andrew Jay Rosenbaum     LONDON (AA) : European leaders are changing their tough stand on the Ukraine conflict, softening their tone with Moscow. Many analysts now predict that EU leaders will compromise with Russia on … 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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