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Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl
19th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Protests erupted on Wednesday in universities across Jammu and Kashmir against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl. According to police, the protests left two students and two … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir
12th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four civilians, including a minor and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle between militants and Indian forces in southern Kashmir on Wednesday, according to a military official … Continued

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017
5th Apr 2018

Syria: Explosives kill nearly 1,000 children in 2017

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The World Health Organization (WHO) and the UNICEF called for international action in response to explosive hazards in Syria where at least 910 children were killed by explosive devices in 2017. “More than 8 … Continued

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings
3rd Apr 2018

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Jammu and Kashmir remained in a state of paralysis on Monday with thousands of Indian forces in riot gear manning the streets a day after 13 militants, four civilians and … Continued

Turkey: 17 migrants killed in minibus crash in eastern Turkey
30th Mar 2018

Turkey: 17 migrants killed in minibus crash in eastern Turkey

By Huseyin Yildiz   IGDIR, Turkey (AA): Seventeen undocumented migrants were killed and 36 injured when their minibus crashed into a light pole late Thursday in eastern Turkey, according to the province’s governor. The minibus caught fire after hitting the … Continued

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships
28th Mar 2018

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in a central Myanmar town is still facing hard times even five years after they had suffered a Buddhist mob rampage. Meiktila in central Mandalay region had seen a … Continued

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers
6th Mar 2018

US: Muslim leaders arrested while supporting Dreamers

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): Prominent Muslim-American faith leaders on Monday were arrested at the U.S. Capitol while urging Congress to stand against President Donald Trump’s effort to end a program that protects certain young immigrants. Led by prominent … Continued

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta
27th Feb 2018

Syria: Russia to start ‘humanitarian pause’ in E Ghouta

By Elena Teslova   MOSCOW (AA): Russia will introduce a daily humanitarian pause in Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta as of Feb. 27 by order of President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Monday. UK Foreign Secretary, … Continued

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event
26th Feb 2018

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Some 50 nationalists on Sunday disrupted a news conference in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, which was organized by a group of Buddhist monks who have been pressing the government to take action … Continued

Syria: 58 killed in fresh Govt attacks in E. Ghouta
20th Feb 2018

Syria: 58 killed in fresh Govt attacks in E. Ghouta

By Adham Kako and Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   EASTERN GHOUTA/ANKARA (AA): At least 58 Syrian civilians were killed and 45 injured in fresh Government attacks in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta on Monday, according to local rebel civil defense … Continued

UN documents rise in civilian casualties in Afghanistan
15th Feb 2018

UN documents rise in civilian casualties in Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) : Raging violence in Afghanistan killed and wounded over 10,000 people last year, with a dreadful rise in the number of women and child casualties, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) … Continued

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir
10th Feb 2018

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Militants on Saturday stormed into an army camp in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir, killing at least two soldiers and wounding six others, local media and police sources said. A gun-battle continues … Continued

UN concerned over mounting civilian deaths in Syria
8th Feb 2018

UN concerned over mounting civilian deaths in Syria

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The UN expressed grave concern Wednesday over the rising number of civilian deaths in Syria amid the country’s ongoing civil war. Speaking at a daily press briefing, UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said intense … Continued

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast
3rd Feb 2018

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast

– Just 3 migrants survive after boat capsizes off Libya coast, says UN migration agency By Fatih Erel GENEVA (AA) – An estimated 90 migrants drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea on … Continued

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine
2nd Feb 2018

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The United States and United Nations voiced concern Thursday after a report detailed extensive mass graves in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. The Associated Press (AP) led the investigation that uncovered what it said are … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy
30th Jan 2018

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A year ago, Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and top legal adviser for the ruling National League for Democracy, was assassinated in Myanmar’s former capital Yangon. On Monday, lawyer groups, family members … Continued

Lebanon: 17 Syrian refugees frozen to death
22nd Jan 2018

Lebanon: 17 Syrian refugees frozen to death

By Muhammed Ali Akman   BEIRUT (AA):The number of Syrian refugees who froze to death due to a snowstorm in eastern Lebanon rose to 17 in three days, according to the Lebanese Civil Defense source. Two more bodies were found … Continued

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs
17th Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): There is a “grave risk” in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said. The report by … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses
12th Jan 2018

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – The delegation of European Union countries in Myanmar urged the government on Thursday to grant an independent international investigation team access to the country. The request comes after Myanmar military admitted … Continued

Pakistan: Two die in riots in Pakistani city after rape, killing of minor
11th Jan 2018

Pakistan: Two die in riots in Pakistani city after rape, killing of minor

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least two people were killed and several others injured on Wednesday after riots erupted in a city in southeastern Pakistan following the rape and killing of a minor girl, officials and local … 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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