Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern
31st May 2016

Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern

BERLIN (AA) – An influential Muslim organization in Germany has raised concern regarding an alleged growing number of conversions to Christianity among refugees who hope to receive asylum status. The growing number of conversions among refugees made headlines in German … Continued

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean
28th May 2016

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean

ROME (AA) – Italian sources say 45 bodies have been recovered by the country’s navy from the site of an accident in the Sicilian Strait of the Mediterranean Sea. According to Italian news agency ANSA, the navy recovered the bodies … Continued

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap
24th May 2016

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap

ISTANBUL (AA): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on world leaders to fix the gap in humanitarian funding and share the burden of helping people in need across the globe. Speaking at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue
23rd May 2016

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to give her administration “enough space” to solve the issue of Rohingya Muslims in western Rakhine State. The statement came Sunday, … Continued

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely
11th May 2016

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely

By Bayram Altug   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Turks gathered overnight to protest the execution of the leader of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami group, Motiur Rahman Nizami. The US has voiced concern to the execution. In Ankara, a group of people connected to … Continued

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi
9th May 2016

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): The Taliban have claimed responsibility for killing prominent blogger and rights activist Khurram Zaki, who was gunned down in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi late Saturday night. He was killed just after he had … Continued

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts
9th May 2016

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA):  Young members of Egypt’s embattled Muslim Brotherhood have unveiled a “roadmap” for healing the rifts currently plaguing the group. Once considered Egypt’s largest and best organized political opposition movement, the Brotherhood has recently been … Continued

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children
5th May 2016

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children

LONDON (AA) – Britain will take in unaccompanied Syrian children already in Europe, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. This is a climb down by the PM as he had previously rejected this idea On televised remarks to parliament, Cameron … Continued

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south
30th Apr 2016

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA) – Peace talks between Thailand’s military government and an umbrella group of insurgents operating in the country’s Muslim south have failed after the removal of a key government negotiator, according to local media Friday. … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 62 others were injured Wednesday when a Russian warplane targeted a field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood, a civil defense official said. Ibrahim Hajj Ibrahim, a civil … Continued

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos
27th Apr 2016

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) – Protests broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos during Tuesday’s visit of Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas and his Dutch counterpart Klass Dijkhoff. Shouting “Freedom, freedom,” angry refugees … Continued

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit
24th Apr 2016

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit

LONDON (AA) – Thousands of protesters marched in the German city of Hannover against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a free trade deal being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. The rally that attracted 90,000 … Continued

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey
24th Apr 2016

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP, (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Syrian refugees on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nizip district. European Council President Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of EU Commission Frans Timmermans were also … Continued

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu
18th Apr 2016

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – The occupied Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday. At the first-ever official Israeli meeting held within the occupied region itself, Netanyahu described the Golan … Continued

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians
14th Apr 2016

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): The Jammu Kashmir region witnessed a complete shutdown Wednesday, a day after three civilians, including a 70-year-old woman, were killed by the Indian army. Hundreds of people defied a government-imposed curfew … Continued

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman
14th Apr 2016

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman

By Laith al-Junaidi   AMMAN, (AA) – Security forces on Wednesday raided the Amman headquarters of the Jordanian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. Group spokesman Moath al-Khawaldah told Anadolu Agency that the move — for which he did not … Continued

Nigeria: Authorities admit mass burial of 350 Nigerian Shia Muslims
13th Apr 2016

Nigeria: Authorities admit mass burial of 350 Nigerian Shia Muslims

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Nearly 350 bodies were buried in a mass grave following clashes between the Nigerian army and Shia Muslims in northwest Kaduna state last December, an official said Tuesday. “In total, we buried 347 bodies … Continued

Macedonia: 300 injured as police fire on refugees
11th Apr 2016

Macedonia: 300 injured as police fire on refugees

By Vasiliki Mitsiniotou   ATHENS, Greece, (AA)  Around 300 people were injured Sunday when Macedonian police used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades on refugees as they tried to break through the border fence with Greece, local media reported. … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim activists jailed on allegation of migration offenses
9th Apr 2016

Myanmar: Muslim activists jailed on allegation of migration offenses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Two Muslim activists were sentenced Friday to two years prison on charges of contacting a blacklisted organization under Article 17 of Myanmar’s Unlawful Association Act. A court in Chanayetharzan Township in Mandalay, the … Continued

Thailand: Army attack in south puts peace talks in doubt
7th Apr 2016

Thailand: Army attack in south puts peace talks in doubt

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): A suspected insurgent was killed early Thursday during a military operation in Thailand’s majority Muslim south, amid increasing skepticism about the credibility of ongoing peace talks between the military government and rebel groups. The … 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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