China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs
26th Sep 2020

China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): A new study has mapped nearly 380 of China’s controversial detention centers in the Xinjiang province, home to the ethnic Uighur [Uyghur] community. The database report, also using satellite imagery, was released … Continued

Philippines: Muslim majority Bangsamoro region seeks assistance amid Covid-19 pandemic
19th Sep 2020

Philippines: Muslim majority Bangsamoro region seeks assistance amid Covid-19 pandemic

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): Most of the budget allotted to the autonomous Muslim majority Bangsamoro in the southern Philippines has been spent to fight the novel coronavirus, the region’s top official said on Thursday, as he sought assistance from … Continued

New Zealand: Christchurch mosques’ terrorist sentenced to life without parole
27th Aug 2020

New Zealand: Christchurch mosques’ terrorist sentenced to life without parole

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): A 29-year-old Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the first such ruling ever … Continued

Philippines: Twin blasts kill 15, hurt 40 in Muslim majority Bangsamoro
25th Aug 2020

Philippines: Twin blasts kill 15, hurt 40 in Muslim majority Bangsamoro

By Riyaz ul Khaliq and Pizaro Gozali Idrus   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) : At least 15 people were reported dead and dozens injured in twin blasts that rocked southern Philippines Monday, local media reported. Two explosions hit Jolo in Sulu … Continued

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins
24th Aug 2020

New Zealand: Sentencing of terrorist who murdered 51 worshippers in mosques begins

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): The four-day sentencing hearing of the terrorist responsible for the Christchurch mosque attacks, the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history, began Monday morning, according to a local daily. Brenton Tarrant, 29, an Australian … Continued

China: Xinjiang, home to Uyghur Muslims, sees Covid-19 infection rise
23rd Jul 2020

China: Xinjiang, home to Uyghur Muslims, sees Covid-19 infection rise

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): China’s autonomous Xinjiang province is facing a COVID-19 outbreak after some five months with no recorded cases. Of 14 new cases in the country, nine were indigenous and all of them were reported in … Continued

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi
18th Jun 2020

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi

By Cheena Kapoor NEW DELHI (AA):  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday New Delhi wants peace with Beijing following a face-off between two countries’ military in disputed Jammu and Kashmir that killed at least 20 Indian soldiers earlier … Continued

Philippines: Covid-19: Muslim majority region, Bangsamoro short of vital supplies
17th May 2020

Philippines: Covid-19: Muslim majority region, Bangsamoro short of vital supplies

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Bangsamoro, the Philippines’ autonomous Muslim-majority region, is running low on food supplies and medical equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the area’s top administrator said on Friday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency over phone, Murad Ebrahim, … Continued

China’s richest man sends medical supplies to Cameroon
27th Mar 2020

China’s richest man sends medical supplies to Cameroon

ANKARA, Turkey, (AA): Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has donated medical supplies to Cameroon as part of efforts to help Africa combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, Cameroon Radio Television said Thursday. The supplies arrived today at Cameroon’s Yaounde Nsimalen Airport, it … Continued

Indonesia denies being quiet on Uyghur persecution
28th Dec 2019

Indonesia denies being quiet on Uyghur persecution

By Erric Permana, Muhammad Nazarudin Latief and Nicky Aulia Widadio   JAKARTA (AA): The Indonesian government has denied the accusation that they have done nothing about the alleged human rights violations faced by Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. Indonesian Foreign … Continued

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims
17th Nov 2019

China forces show ‘no mercy’ to Uyghur Muslims

By Safvan Allahverdi WASHINGTON (AA): Leaked files Saturday revealed an unprecedented inside view of the Chinese continuing clampdown on ethnic Uyghurs in China’s autonomous Xinjiang province. Chinese President Xi Jinping urged security forces to “show absolutely no mercy” to minorities, … Continued

Philippines: Official flag of Bangsamoro in Mindanao adopted
25th Aug 2019

Philippines: Official flag of Bangsamoro in Mindanao adopted

By Ahmet Furkan Mercan   (AA): The official flag of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao was adopted Friday following a historic referendum that shaped the future of Moro Muslims living in the southern Philippines. According to Lanang Ali, … Continued

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro
23rd May 2019

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro

[Photo:  Philippines Cotabato Moro Muslims seen during Autonomy law meet on 28 July 2018. Photographer: Mahmut Atanur/ AA] Riyaz ul Khaliq ANKARA (AA): The provisional government in the newly-autonomous southern region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines has accepted a proposal for … Continued

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder
5th Apr 2019

New Zealand terrorist suspect who murdered 50 Muslims charged with murder

By Recep Sakar   MELBOURNE (AA): The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques appeared Friday for a hearing at the Christchurch High Court. A 3-year-old, three schoolboys and several pensioners were among … Continued

UK media fail to call NZ mosque shootings as terror attack
17th Mar 2019

UK media fail to call NZ mosque shootings as terror attack

By Can Erozden   (AA): U.K.’s well-known broadcasting corporation BBC and Daily Mirror came under fire as they did not name the New Zealand mosque shootings as terror attack that killed at least 50 Muslims at their place of worship … Continued

New Zealand: Terrorist who allegedly murdered 49 Muslim worshippers charged
16th Mar 2019

New Zealand: Terrorist who allegedly murdered 49 Muslim worshippers charged

By Beyza Binnur Donmez ANKARA (AA): A court in New Zealand decided Saturday that the terrorist charged with murder in a terror attack would remain in custody until April 5. Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, would remain imprisoned without a plea … Continued

Philippines: 2.8M Filipino Muslims to decide Bangsamoro Law fate
21st Jan 2019

Philippines: 2.8M Filipino Muslims to decide Bangsamoro Law fate

By Anna Tarhata Basman reporting from Manila for The Muslim News Manila, Philippines (The Muslim News)  After a decades-long armed struggle in the Southern part of the Philippines – Mindanao – a law accepted by Muslim resistance groups such as Moro … Continued

China seals 3 mosques in southern province
2nd Jan 2019

China seals 3 mosques in southern province

By Fuat Kabakci   BEIJING (AA): Chinese authorities have shut down three mosques in Weishan town of the country’s southern Yunnan province on December 29, media reported. The mosques belonging to Hui Muslims were shut for what the authorities said … Continued

Malaysia: Former deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim back in parliament
16th Oct 2018

Malaysia: Former deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim back in parliament

By Omer Faruk Yildiz   KUALA LUMPUR (AA): Just six months after the king’s pardon freed him from jail, a former Malaysian deputy prime minister returned to parliament on Monday. Anwar Ibrahim, 71, leader of Malaysia’s People’s Justice Party, was … Continued

Philippines: Death toll from typhoon rises to 64
17th Sep 2018

Philippines: Death toll from typhoon rises to 64

By Adem Salvarcioglu   TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AA): At least 64 people were killed by Typhoon Mangkhut in northern Philippines on Sunday, according to the local media. 36 people are feared buried under thick mud in mining town of Itogon in … 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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