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

China: 3 dead, 18 hurt after man drives into crowd
19th Jan 2016

China: 3 dead, 18 hurt after man drives into crowd

BEIJING (AA) – A man drove a car into a crowd in China’s eastern Jiangxi province Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding 18 others – the majority of them students. State news agency Xinhua cited a publicity official … Continued

Philippines: 8 Abu Sayyaf, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash
31st Dec 2015

Philippines: 8 Abu Sayyaf, 1 soldier killed in Sulu clash

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): At least eight members of an al-Qaeda-linked group and one Philippine soldier were killed in a clash Wednesday afternoon in the troubled southern island province of Sulu, according to the military. Maj. Felimon … Continued

China: 85 missing after landslide at industrial park
22nd Dec 2015

China: 85 missing after landslide at industrial park

BEIJING (AA) – Chinese teams continued searching Monday night for at least 85 people believed to be missing after a landslide of mud and construction waste buried dozens of buildings at an industrial park in southern Guangdong Province. Shenzen city’s deputy mayor, Liu … Continued

Australia: Ousted Australian PM slammed for anti-Islam comments
10th Dec 2015

Australia: Ousted Australian PM slammed for anti-Islam comments

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE, (AA) – Australian politicians and Muslim leaders have struck back at former Prime Minister Tony Abbott after he called on the West to proclaim its “superiority” over Islam, condemning how such views fuel extremism across the board. … Continued

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen
28th Nov 2015

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA) – The Philippines’ military confirmed Saturday that an Indonesian national believed to be an expert bomb-maker was among eight suspected members of a Daesh-linked group killed in a clash earlier this week. The … Continued

Australia: Arrests, clashes at anti-Islam rallies across Australia
23rd Nov 2015

Australia: Arrests, clashes at anti-Islam rallies across Australia

By Jill Fraser   MELBOURNE (AA) – A surge of anti-Islam sentiment swept across Australia on Sunday as protesters waving placards displaying slogans screaming “Say No to Sharia Law” and “Halal is Extortion” attended rallies nationwide organized by far-right wing group Reclaim Australia … Continued

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15
22nd Nov 2015

Philippines: Grenade blast during festival injures 15

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA) – Around 15 people were injured overnight when a grenade was thrown during a festival in the Southern Philippines, according to police and military — the fifth bombing incident in Central Mindanao in just two weeks. The explosion … Continued

New Zealand: 7 die in  helicopter crash
21st Nov 2015

New Zealand: 7 die in helicopter crash

MELBOURNE (AA) – Seven people have died in a helicopter crash while on a sightseeing trip over a New Zealand glacier. The seven — six of whom were tourists(four British and two Australian) tourists — were killed Saturday when the chopper … Continued

China: Death toll after landslide reaches 25
16th Nov 2015

China: Death toll after landslide reaches 25

BEIJING (AA): The death toll from a landslide that struck a village in rural China last week continued to rise Monday, with another nine corpses pulled from the rubble. State news agency Xinhua reported that 25 people were now confirmed dead … 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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