UK: COVID-19 outbreak to worsen: PM
29th Mar 2020

UK: COVID-19 outbreak to worsen: PM

By Hasan Esen LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send every household in the country a letter to warn that the coronavirus outbreak is likely to worsen, the government said in a statement on Sunday. “It’s important for me to … Continued

Israel confiscates Palestinian clinic tents designated for coronavirus treatment
28th Mar 2020

Israel confiscates Palestinian clinic tents designated for coronavirus treatment

B’tselem (Israeli human rights group): Israel confiscated materials used to build a field clinic designated for coronavirus treatment for Palestinians. On Thursday, 26 March, at around 7:30 am, officials from Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank arrived with a … 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

UK: Muslim Hands joins forces with 30 charities to help with Coronavirus emergency
26th Mar 2020

UK: Muslim Hands joins forces with 30 charities to help with Coronavirus emergency

By Elham Asaad Buaras London, The Muslim News: Nottingham-based Muslim Hands charity has joined forces with thirty-five other charities and NGOs in one the biggest coordinated multi-agency alliance in response to the Coronavirus pandemic in the Midlands city. Muslim Hands, … Continued

Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus
25th Mar 2020

Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in Myanmar on Wednesday called for a unity in fighting the coronavirus as the country reported three positive cases of COVID-19, so far. Tin Maung Than, secretary of Islamic … Continued

Israeli rights group warns of disaster in Gaza from COVID-19
24th Mar 2020

Israeli rights group warns of disaster in Gaza from COVID-19

By Gulsen Topcu   GAZA, Palestine (AA): An Israeli rights group said late Monday that the spread of the novel coronavirus in Gaza would be a “massive disaster” due to the blockade imposed by Israel. According to a written statement … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard
22nd Mar 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … Continued

US sanctions impede Iran’s fight against coronavirus
21st Mar 2020

US sanctions impede Iran’s fight against coronavirus

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): The eerie silence in the deserted streets of Tehran is in sharp contrast to the palpable buzz in hospitals these days with the novel coronavirus pandemic assuming alarming proportions and cases mounting. The … Continued

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran
19th Mar 2020

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran

KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Since the outbreak of coronavirus in neighboring Iran, over 100,000 Afghans were deported or returned voluntarily to their war-ravaged country, the UN migration agency said on Wednesday. In a fresh report, the International Organization of Migration noted … Continued

Iran: 103-year-old beats coronavirus
18th Mar 2020

Iran: 103-year-old beats coronavirus

By Ahmet Dursun   ANKARA , Turkey, (AA): A 103-year-old Iranian woman successfully recovered after contracting the deadly coronavirus, which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide since early this year. According to Nevid Danayi, the rector of Semnan University of … Continued

UK: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 35
16th Mar 2020

UK: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 35

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA) : The U.K. said Sunday 14 more people have died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities in the country to 35. Meanwhile, 1,372 people have tested positive … Continued

US scientists listen to deepest part of ocean
3rd Mar 2016

US scientists listen to deepest part of ocean

[Photo: Earth’s horizon as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean was taken by Expedition 7 crew member onboard nternational Space Station. Photograph: NASA/Public use] By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO (AA) — Researchers used waterproof microphones to eavesdrop on the … Continued

1st Feb 2016

Central America ramps up fight against Zika virus

By Sandra Cuffe   RIVAS, Nicaragua (AA) – Health officials in El Salvador are meeting Monday with World Health Organization experts to share new information about the Zika virus, according to Salvadoran vice minister of health services Óscar Robles. The … Continued

US: New test can identify every virus in humans and animals
30th Sep 2015

US: New test can identify every virus in humans and animals

[Photo: Ebola Virus may be able to be prevented by new research. Photographer: CDC Global/Creative Commons] SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Researchers announced Tuesday they have developed a test that can detect virtually any virus in humans or animals – an innovation … Continued

29th Sep 2015

US: NASA says liquid water discovered on Mars

WASHINGTON (AA): Mars appears to have signs of liquid water on its surface during its summer months, boosting the chances of finding life on the red planet, NASA scientists announced Monday. “Under certain circumstances, liquid water has been found 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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