Palestine says 100,000 virus swabs damaged by Israel
23rd Sep 2020

Palestine says 100,000 virus swabs damaged by Israel

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kailah on Tuesday accused Israel of damaging 100,000 swabs for coronavirus by hindering the passage of clinical materials from Jordan to the West Bank. Speaking to the official … Continued

Turkey: 104-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19
22nd Sep 2020

Turkey: 104-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19

By Emin Tezerdi   ADIYAMAN, Turkey (AA): A 104-year-old Turkish woman successfully recovered from the coronavirus after 19-day treatment. Beyaz Kaplan was discharged from the hospital on Monday as she tested negative almost three weeks after contracting the novel coronavirus, … 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

Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend
14th Sep 2020

Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD (AA): Thousands of schools and colleagues across Pakistan will reopen from Tuesday, ending a six-month long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Pakistani Education Ministry, all higher education institutions in the country will … Continued

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus
23rd Aug 2020

India: Court drops case against ‘scapegoated’ Muslims on spreading coronavirus

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A court in western India quashed criminal proceedings Saturday against foreign and Indian nationals accused of snubbing precautions against the novel coronavirus by attending a Muslim congregation in a mosque, saying they were … Continued

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’
19th Aug 2020

WHO chief warns against Covid-19 ‘vaccine nationalism’

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The WHO chief on Tuesday called on countries to share their supplies to fight COVID-19 strategically and globally, warning against “supply nationalism” around the development of vaccines and medicines. “While there is a wish … Continued

Phase 3 vaccine trials ‘no silver bullet’ for virus:WHO
4th Aug 2020

Phase 3 vaccine trials ‘no silver bullet’ for virus:WHO

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): Despite several vaccines now in phase three clinical trials for COVID-19, there is currently no silver bullet, and there might never be, for the virus, the head of the WHO said Monday. WHO Director-General … Continued

UK: PM puts brakes on eased England lockdown
1st Aug 2020

UK: PM puts brakes on eased England lockdown

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday that a relaxation of lockdown rules in England set for Aug. 1 will be postponed by at least two weeks as the rate of coronavirus’ transmission … Continued

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic
30th Jul 2020

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): This year the Meerut district’s animal market in India’s most populous northern state of Uttar Pradesh is deserted. With days before the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, the biggest animal market in western Uttar … Continued

Covid-19 infections, death toll rises in Arab countries
27th Jul 2020

Covid-19 infections, death toll rises in Arab countries

By Hamdi Yildiz   ISTANBUL (AA): Arab and North African countries early Monday report additional cases due of coronavirus, while death tolls rose. Iraq In Iraq, 78 more people died from the virus and 2,459 new infections were reported, according … Continued

Kenya: Jamia Mosque remains closed due to 100 person limit
25th Jul 2020

Kenya: Jamia Mosque remains closed due to 100 person limit

By Mbarak Abucheri in Nairobi   Nairobi, Kenya, (The Muslim News): Jamia Mosque Nairobi shall remain closed for regular five daily prayers due to the impracticality of the 100 persons limit announced last week by the government. This week, saw the … 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

Palestine: Israel demolishes Coronavirus quarantine center in Hebron
22nd Jul 2020

Palestine: Israel demolishes Coronavirus quarantine center in Hebron

By Lubaba Zawkan   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces on Tuesday demolished a structure used as a quarantine center for people suspected of contracting coronavirus in the West Bank city of Hebron. Local residents said Israeli authorities claimed the lack … Continued

Oman records highest daily virus count since outbreak
15th Jul 2020

Oman records highest daily virus count since outbreak

MUSCAT (AA): Oman recorded 14 fatalities from coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest daily death toll since the pandemic hit the Gulf state in mid-February, according to the Health Ministry. A ministry statement said a further 1,389 new infections were registered … Continued

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic
13th Jul 2020

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh on Sunday barred congregational prayers on the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha on traditionally-designated open grounds to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to senior officials. Authorities announced the … Continued

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses
7th Jul 2020

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population, according to a UN report Monday. COVID-19, Ebola, MERS, West Nile and Rift Valley … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’
4th Jul 2020

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday urged people to act responsibly while enjoying summer. “All these businesses and their workers have put in a heroic effort to prepare their venues for this reopening, … Continued

UK: 5 children have died of Coronavirus
25th Jun 2020

UK: 5 children have died of Coronavirus

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Five children under the age of 18 have died from the novel Coronavirus in the UK, according to a new study released on Wednesday. The study, carried out by the Paediatric Intensive Care Audit … Continued

US: Maryland, NJ hold first Friday prayers amid virus
20th Jun 2020

US: Maryland, NJ hold first Friday prayers amid virus

By Hakan Copur and Islam Dogru   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims performed congregational Friday prayers in the states of Maryland and New Jersey for the first time since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted. Nearly three months after restrictions were rolled out to … 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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