Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage
21st Jul 2020

Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage

By Agnes Szucs   BRUSSELS (AA): The death of a man of Algerian background after being arrested by Belgian police has triggered an investigation, with some members of the public drawing comparisons to the choking death in police custody this … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike
16th Jul 2020

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike

By Aziz al-Ahmadi   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Houthi group said Wednesday nine civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the northern al-Jawf province. The group’s website, citing a security source, said two women were … Continued

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner
8th Jul 2020

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner

By Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The Srebrenica genocide is still “an open wound” at the heart of Europe, said an EU commissioner on Tuesday. Addressing a virtual conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, Oliver … Continued

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups
5th Jul 2020

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya rights groups have denounced the recent court-martial of three Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” and another of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead the international community. The three officers … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians
26th Jun 2020

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians

Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 Jun 2020)   Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) on al-container checkpoint, eastern Bethlehem; 22 Palestinians … Continued

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians
17th Jun 2020

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians

By Jeyhun Aliyev (AA): Airstrike launched by a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, killing at least a dozen civilians, including children, is “terrible and unjustified”, according to a UN body. The initial field reports show that at least 12 civilians, … Continued

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims
12th Jun 2020

Malaysia, Thailand urged to rescue stranded Rohingya Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Malaysia and Thailand were urged on Friday to rescue the stranded Rohingya Muslims with immediate aid and access to asylum. In a statement, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Malaysian authorities had detained 269 … Continued

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day
1st Jun 2020

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite curfews in major US cities, demonstrators took to the streets for a sixth day of protests Sunday over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’
11th Mar 2020

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Head of a quasi-judicial body in India has claimed that the violence that jolted parts of union capital Delhi recently was “well-planned” and “one-sided”. In the worst-hit riots in decades, which started … Continued

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river
10th Mar 2020

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) All 25 passengers were killed after a van plunged into the Indus River in northern Pakistan on Monday morning, an official said. The vehicle fell into the river in Skardu district, a famous … Continued

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident
8th Mar 2020

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Three people were killed including a child and dozens of others are missing Saturday as two bridal boats capsized in Rajshahi’s Sreerampur, Bangladesh, according to reports. At least 34 people are missing in … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 16 civilians in Idlib
5th Mar 2020

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 16 civilians in Idlib

By Esref Musa and Mehmet Burak Karacaoglu   IDLIB, Syria (AA): Russia carried out airstrikes in the de-escalation zone in Idlib, Syria, killing at least 16 civilians, a Syrian civil defense group said Thursday as Israel fires missiles into Syria. … Continued

Syria: Russian air strikes kill 12 civilians in Idlib
4th Mar 2020

Syria: Russian air strikes kill 12 civilians in Idlib

By Mehmet Burak Karacaoglu, Esref Musa and Muhammed Temim Hocaoglu   IDLIB, Syria (AA): At least 12 civilians were killed when the Russian and Syrian air strikes bombed Idlib, a de-escalation zone in northern Syria, local sources said on Tuesday. … Continued

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence
3rd Mar 2020

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The death toll from recent anti-Muslim violence in Delhi reached 47 Monday after four more bodies were fished out from drains and brought to a hospital. 350 people have been injured in … Continued

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe
2nd Mar 2020

Over 100,500 migrants leave Turkey to reach Europe

By Sena Guler and Jeyhun Aliyev   ANKARA (AA): The number of irregular migrants leaving Turkey for Europe has reached 100,577 as of Sunday evening, Suleyman Soylu said. The migrants are leaving Turkey through northwestern Edirne province bordering with Greece … Continued

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia
1st Mar 2020

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least three Rohingya Muslims were killed and at least 10 other villagers injured after an artillery shell hit a village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Saturday, an official said. The … Continued

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi
27th Feb 2020

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi

By Abdul Adil   (The Muslim News): The death toll in the Indian capital New Delhi from the violence rose to 34, officials said Wednesday. More than 200 people were also injured in the deadliest violence North East Delhi has … 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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