21st Mar 2017

UK Govt announces ban on laptops and ipads in airlines from Muslim majority countries

London: The UK Government has announced ban on laptops and ipads in cabins of airlines flying from a selected number of Muslim majority countries. The list of the countries and airlines affected by the ban are included in the statement … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen
19th Mar 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen

By Zeynep Tufekci   SANA, Yemen (AA): Death toll rose to 42 in an airstrike on a migrant boat in the Red Sea off Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Saturday. The boat was packed with Somali migrants, … Continued

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged
8th Mar 2017

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA) : Dozens of students from the University of Washington held a vigil Tuesday evening in Seattle for an 18-year-old black Muslim who was found hanged in January. The vigil – organized by the … Continued

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe
3rd Mar 2017

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation after an 18-year-old black Muslim was found hanged in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington. Ben Moussa Keita, who was set to … Continued

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report
28th Feb 2017

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military committed “systematic” abuses against Rohingya Muslims during recent operations in troubled Rakhine State, according to a report released Monday. The rape of more than 70 Rohingya women and girls by … Continued

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state
22nd Feb 2017

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The government of Myanmar said on Tuesday that four Rohingya villagers were found dead in a conflict-torn area of country’s western Rakhine state. The Office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi … Continued

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad
19th Feb 2017

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad

By Mustapha Dalaa   ISTANBUL (AA): The assassination late last year of a Tunisian aviation engineer with alleged links to Palestinian group Hamas has put the spotlight on Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency suspected of killing Israel’s enemies. Mohamed al-Zawari was … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies
13th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir,  India, (AA): Thousands of unarmed civilians in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir took to the streets in massive pro-Independence demonstrations and clashed with the Indian forces in the region after the killing … Continued

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study
7th Feb 2017

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Muslims and Mexican immigrants were thought of as less human than U.S. residents on the whole, a team of psychologists said in a report Monday. The report comes amid White House rhetoric regarding … Continued

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen
29th Jan 2017

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen

By Murad al-Arifi   SANA’A (AA): At least 40 people were reportedly killed in a U.S. raid that targeted suspected al-Qaeda leaders in southern Yemen on Sunday, according to local sources. Helicopter-born commandos attacked the house of senior al-Qaeda leader … Continued

Myanmar:  UN expert warns of reprisals following Myanmar visit
25th Jan 2017

Myanmar: UN expert warns of reprisals following Myanmar visit

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar on Tuesday warned about possible reprisals against people she met during her recent visit to the country. “There is one word that has hung heavily … Continued

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN
14th Jan 2017

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s refugee agency on Friday expressed deep concern at the situation of refugees and migrants struggling with life-threatening winter conditions across Europe. “We are deeply worried at the situation of some 1,000 people, … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya tell rights group of Myanmar army abuses
23rd Dec 2016

Myanmar: Rohingya tell rights group of Myanmar army abuses

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   YANGON, (AA): An international rights group accused Myanmar’s military Thursday of carrying out a campaign of arson, killings and rape against Rohingya Muslims in recent operations in troubled Rakhine State. A statement released by Human … Continued

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct
9th Dec 2016

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A British police watchdog on Thursday said it had found hundreds of allegations of sexual misconduct made against officers over a two-year period. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), a body responsible for … Continued

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless
8th Dec 2016

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Serdar Kigili, a Turkish restaurateur in the quiet London suburb of Sidcup, never thought his heartfelt gesture for the area’s elderly and homeless over Christmas would attract a worldwide reaction. Kigili and his … Continued

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis
7th Dec 2016

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan has called on the international community to cooperate further with Myanmar’s government to resolve conflicts between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in the country’s troubled Rakhine State. … Continued

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife
3rd Dec 2016

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): A court on Friday ordered the release of Nigeria’s top Shia leader and his wife, saying that government holding them in a protective custody for nearly a year is contrary to the nation’s laws. … Continued

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown
25th Nov 2016

UK: UN urged to press Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A United Kingdom-based Rohingya organization has called on the United Nations and international community for urgent action in pressing Myanmar’s government to lift all restrictions on humanitarian aid in western Rakhine State. … Continued

UK group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy
23rd Nov 2016

UK group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy

LONDON (AA): A U.K.-based pressure group has delivered a thousands-strong petition to Myanmar’s London embassy calling on the country’s government to confront the crisis plaguing the Rohingya minority. Burma Campaign U.K. said Tuesday it delivered 3,164 signatures on a petition … Continued

Myanmar again urged to allow Rakhine rights abuse probe
17th Nov 2016

Myanmar again urged to allow Rakhine rights abuse probe

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): An international rights group called on Myanmar’s government Thursday to immediately allow independent monitors and journalists to verify reports of mass destruction and other rights abuses in western Rakhine State. The army-run Myawaddy … 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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