Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan
5th Jun 2016

Philippines’ Muslim south prepares for Ramadan

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Islamic authorities in the southern Philippines are preparing to observe the moon Sunday to determine when Muslims should start fasting for the holy month of Ramadan. A religious authority for … Continued

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south
21st May 2016

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Leaders in the Philippines’ Muslim south have objected to suggestions by an ally of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte that a stalled autonomy bill for the region may be overridden by plans to introduce a … Continued

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan
20th May 2016

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A stalled bill on the Philippines’ Muslim south may be overridden by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s plans to grant regions autonomy through federalism, his pick for House Speaker said Thursday. Pantaleon Alvarez, the incoming … Continued

Japan quakes leave 28 dead, nearly 2,000 injured
16th Apr 2016

Japan quakes leave 28 dead, nearly 2,000 injured

By Todd Crowell   TOKYO (AA) – At least 19 people were confirmed dead Saturday after a second strong earthquake rocked southwestern Japan, where nine others were killed in an earlier temblor. This brings to total number of people killed … Continued

Japan: Strong quake leaves 9 dead, 800 injured
15th Apr 2016

Japan: Strong quake leaves 9 dead, 800 injured

TOKYO (AA) – At least nine victims were confirmed dead and more than 800 others injured Friday following a strong earthquake in southwestern Japan that collapsed houses and resulted in the evacuation of around 44,000 people. Kyodo news agency reported … Continued

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south
30th Mar 2016

Philippines: 10 Indonesians abducted from boat in south

By Hader Glang & Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A militant group has demanded a ransom of around $1 million for the release of 10 Indonesians whose vessel was hijacked off the southern Philippines, officials said Tuesday. Indonesia’s National … Continued

Australia: 50,000 protest against offshore detention
21st Mar 2016

Australia: 50,000 protest against offshore detention

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE (AA): Coordinated rallies in 16 cities and towns across Australia on Sunday attracted tens of thousands of people demanding that the government “stop the war on refugees”. Protesters, including church groups, community organizations, students, families … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims
29th Feb 2016

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The government’s chief adviser to a peace process with the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group admitted Sunday that there is huge disappointment over Congress’ failure to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law … Continued

Philippines: More than 20 dead in clashes in S Philippines
24th Feb 2016

Philippines: More than 20 dead in clashes in S Philippines

By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Around 20 suspected “terrorists” and three Philippine troops have been killed in clashes in the country’s troubled Muslim south, according to the military Tuesday. An Armed Forces spokesperson said the number of fatalities among … Continued

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives
20th Feb 2016

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The death toll from just over two week’s hostilities between a splinter group of the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group and government troops has reached 16, with over a dozen reported wounded, … Continued

Philippines: 4 dead, 2 injured by roadside bomb in Mindanao
18th Feb 2016

Philippines: 4 dead, 2 injured by roadside bomb in Mindanao

By Roy Ramos & Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA) – Four people have been killed and two others left in critical condition after a roadside bomb exploded in the Philippines’ troubled Muslim south, according to the military Wednesday. Lt. … Continued

China denies building missile system in South China Sea
18th Feb 2016

China denies building missile system in South China Sea

By Mahmut Atanur, Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   BEIJING (AA) – China on Wednesday denied widely-reported allegations that it has deployed an anti-air missile system to a disputed island chain in the South China Sea. Following a meeting with … Continued

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims
16th Feb 2016

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The Philippines’ outgoing president pledged Monday to discuss a shelved law aimed at sealing a peace process in the country’s war-torn Muslim south at an upcoming regional ASEAN summit in the United States. … Continued

Taiwan: Death toll from quake rises to 94
12th Feb 2016

Taiwan: Death toll from quake rises to 94

By Tevfik Durul   BEIJING, China, (AA) – Rescuers continued searching for a sixth day for dozens of people thought to still be missing in southern Taiwan after a weekend earthquake left at least 94 people dead. National Fire Agency … Continued

Taiwan: 7 dead, 370 injured in earthquake
6th Feb 2016

Taiwan: 7 dead, 370 injured in earthquake

BEIJING, China (AA) : At least seven people – including a baby girl – were confirmed dead Saturday after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit southern Taiwan, collapsing buildings and injuring hundreds of others. According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA), … Continued

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries
5th Feb 2016

New Zealand: US-led Pacific free trade pact inked by 12 countries

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) – Trade ministers from 12 countries have inked a controversial United States-led regional trade agreement in New Zealand, paving the path for freer movement of goods and services between the member economies. … Continued

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines
3rd Feb 2016

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): At least three people – one of them a minor – were injured when an explosion rocked a southern Philippine city visited by a vice presidential candidate Tuesday. Supt. Ranie Hachuela, chief of … Continued

China tells US ‘respect law’ after warship passes island
31st Jan 2016

China tells US ‘respect law’ after warship passes island

By Tevfik Durul   SHANGHAI (AA) – China has urged the United States to respect and abide by its laws after a U.S. warship passed by an island that Beijing claims in the South China Sea. China underlined that it … Continued

Philippines: Moro group says army behind Christian militia
23rd Jan 2016

Philippines: Moro group says army behind Christian militia

By Hader Glang     ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A disagreement has broken out between a splinter group of the country’s one-time largest Muslim rebel front and the Philippines military over accusations that the army is responsible for a show of … 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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