Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women
26th Jan 2020

Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least two Rohingya Muslim women were killed after artillery shells hit a village in the Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Friday, according to media reports and a lawmaker. Narinjara, a local … Continued

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Turkey: 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off Izmir
12th Jan 2020

Turkey: 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off Izmir

By Tezcan Ekizler and Safak Yel   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): At least 11 irregular migrants, including eight children, were killed, eight rescued, when their boat sank off the coast of western Turkey, a Turkish Coast Guard source said on Saturday. … Continued

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35
7th Jan 2020

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) Security has been beefed up at the campus of a prestigious Indian university following a night of terror when masked men attacked students with batons. The police who were present outside the University … Continued

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur
31st Dec 2019

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur

By Shuriah Niazi   UTTAR PRADESH, India (AA) : Fear has gripped the Muslim-majority town of Rampur, 250 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of Indian capital New Delhi, as police have booked 141 people and are hunting thousands of others, for … Continued

Indonesia denies being quiet on Uyghur persecution
28th Dec 2019

Indonesia denies being quiet on Uyghur persecution

By Erric Permana, Muhammad Nazarudin Latief and Nicky Aulia Widadio   JAKARTA (AA): The Indonesian government has denied the accusation that they have done nothing about the alleged human rights violations faced by Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, China. Indonesian Foreign … Continued

Ethiopia: Muslims urge probe into torching of mosques
26th Dec 2019

Ethiopia: Muslims urge probe into torching of mosques

By Addis Getachew and Seleshi Tessema   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Muslims in Ethiopia condemned the weekend torching of mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the country. A demonstration on Tuesday in Jijjiga, a Muslim-dominated city in the east, urged an … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 8 civilians in Idlib
25th Dec 2019

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 8 civilians in Idlib

By Esref Musa   IDLIB, Syria (AA):  At least eight civilians, including five children, were killed in Russian airstrikes Tuesday in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, where acts of violence are prohibited, a local civil defense agency said. Syrian opposition aircraft … Continued

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests
22nd Dec 2019

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): Fifteen people were killed, mainly Muslims, many of them from bullet injuries, in India as peaceful protests reverberate across the country against a controversial citizenship law, security officials said Saturday. Inspector General of … Continued

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law
20th Dec 2019

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARTH, India (AA): At least two protestors were killed in southern India as demonstrations against a controversial new citizenship law escalated and spread Thursday, local media reported. The deaths occurred in Mangaluru in the Karnataka state … Continued

Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial
11th Dec 2019

Sweden: Nobel prize for Srebrenica genocide denial

By Talha Ozturk BELGRADE, Serbia (AA) Srebrenica genocide was awarded, said Bosnian Croat President Zeljko Komsic on Tuesday referring to the decision to award this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature to Peter Handke, an Austrian author who denies the genocide. … Continued

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead
7th Dec 2019

US: Florida Naval Air Station shooting leaves 3 dead

By Beyza Binnur Donmez ANKARA (AA) A Saudi National opened fire at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola in the U.S. state of Florida on Friday, killing three people and wounding  eight, according to the authorities. The shooter, who was … Continued

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers
5th Dec 2019

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): India’s government on Wednesday cleared amendments to the country’s citizenship laws to award citizenship to migrants from neighboring countries. With the new act granting citizenship to “illegal migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,” it … Continued

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children
3rd Dec 2019

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar and Ibrahim Ramadan   TRIPOLI, Libya,(AA): Drones operated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which backs Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar, struck a house in the town of Murzuq, killing nine children and two women. The … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Because of an internet ban, not many Kashmiris are aware of an Indian diplomat’s comments that settlements modelled after Israel’s illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus — … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir
30th Oct 2019

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Human Rights office says it is extremely concerned that the population of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights. “We urge the Indian authorities … Continued

Iraq: 42 killed, hundreds injured in protests
26th Oct 2019

Iraq: 42 killed, hundreds injured in protests

By Haydar Karaalp   BAGHDAD (AA):  At least 42 people were killed and more than 2,300 others injured in Iraq on Friday during anti-government protests that erupted near Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, according to Iraq’s rights commission. In a statement, … Continued

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation
23rd Oct 2019

Malaysia dismisses Indian threat to limit oil imports on Kashmir condemnation

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Even as Indian traders have decided to limit importing palm oil from Malaysia, as part of retaliation against the Southeast Asian nation, for criticizing New Delhi’s recent actions on Kashmir, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir … 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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