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

Nigeria: ‘Mysterious disease’ kills nearly 1,000 people
9th Jun 2020

Nigeria: ‘Mysterious disease’ kills nearly 1,000 people

By Adam Abu-bashal   ABUJA, Nigeria (AA): At least 979 people, including health care workers and high-level officials, died in North-Western Nigeria Kano State due to a mysterious disease, said the country’s health minister. Speaking at the Presidential Task Force … Continued

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak
6th Jun 2020

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): India’s government said on Friday there is no need for separate probe by a federal agency into a gathering of a Muslim religious group in March, which has been blamed for the coronavirus … Continued

UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty
5th Jun 2020

UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The economic fallout of Coronavirus pandemic could leave 1.1 million more Brits under the poverty line by the end of the year, including 200,000 children, a new analysis by a British think tank showed … Continued

COVID-19: Mosques, churches in Greece resume services
18th May 2020

COVID-19: Mosques, churches in Greece resume services

By Mehmet Hatipoglu   KOMOTINI, Greece (AA): Mosques and churches in Greece have resumed services as part of the normalization process following the government’s decision to ease coronavirus restrictions with worshippers required to follow social distancing guidelines. Most mosques reopened … 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

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East
16th May 2020

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East

By Harun Nasrullah London, (The Muslim News): Iran and Turkey are most affected by Covid-19 in the Middle East; however, fatality figures for both countries and the region as a whole are dwarfed by those of major Western superpowers. As … Continued

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic
14th May 2020

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic

Muslim woman wearing a medical mask face protection equipment to protect against Coronavirus (Covid-19) during shopping in Church Street Market in London on May 2. (Credit: İlyas Tayfun Salcı/Anadolu Agency) Miqdad Asaria and Arzoo Ahmed London, (The Muslim News): The … Continued

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan
12th May 2020

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK Government unveiled on Monday its Coronavirus recovery plan, as health authorities announced a further 210 people died from the virus across the UK in the last 24 hours. The Department of Health … Continued

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’
11th May 2020

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown would continue, but that small adjustments would be made as “the first careful steps” to reopening the country and the economy. 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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