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

India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict
21st Oct 2019

India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A ruling party leader in north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has asked members of his Hindu community to “buy swords made of iron instead of gold jewelery and silver vessels,” on Dhanteras. … Continued

EU citizens living in UK concerned about future
12th Oct 2019

EU citizens living in UK concerned about future

By Gokhan Kurtaran   LONDON (AA): Approximately 3.6 million EU citizens living and working in the U.K. are concerned about losing their current rights after the country’s departure from the EU. But the number of EU citizens living in the … Continued

Iraq: Death toll climbs to 100 as protests spread
5th Oct 2019

Iraq: Death toll climbs to 100 as protests spread

By Arif Yusuf and Hamdi Yıldız   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 100 people have been killed since anti-government protests erupted across Iraq earlier this week, according to the country’s health ministry. More than 2,500 people have also been injured since … Continued

EU court rules to demolish illegal church in Bosnian Muslim woman’s garden
2nd Oct 2019

EU court rules to demolish illegal church in Bosnian Muslim woman’s garden

By Talha Ozturk and Vesna Besic   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ruled to demolish an unauthorized church built by Serbs at the garden of a Muslim Bosnian woman. Fata Orlovic, 77-year-old Bosnian grandmother, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested
27th Sep 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): Indian authorities arrested an estimated “13,000 boys” in Jammu and Kashmir since Aug. 5, according to a fact-finding report by a team of five women who visited the region recently. “Shops closed, hotels closed, schools, … Continued

Yemen: 16 civilians, incl 7 children killed in Saudi-led attacks
25th Sep 2019

Yemen: 16 civilians, incl 7 children killed in Saudi-led attacks

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA): At least 16 civilians, including seven children, were killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in central Yemen on Tuesday, according to the Houthi rebel group. In a statement, rebel spokesman Yahya Sarei said two airstrikes … Continued

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia
21st Sep 2019

Yemen: Houthis propose truce with Saudi Arabia

By Murad al-Urayfi   (AA): Yemen’s Houthi rebel group announced Friday that they had halted attacks on Saudi Arabia and called on Riyadh to make a similar move. “We announce the cessation of targeting the territory of Saudi Arabia with … Continued

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills scores of Afghan civilians
20th Sep 2019

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills scores of Afghan civilians

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Scores of civilians were killed in a U.S. drone strike early Thursday in eastern Afghanistan close to the Tora Bora mountains. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of the restive Nangarhar province, … Continued

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir
10th Sep 2019

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir

By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA (AA) – The UN Human Rights Council on Monday voiced concern over the recent Indian brutal clampdown of Jammu and Kashmir and their impact on the human rights situation there. “I am deeply concerned about the … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest
5th Sep 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The Mayor of the capital of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region has been placed under house arrest following remarks critical of the ongoing brutal clampdown on Kashmir and the detention of … Continued

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen
4th Sep 2019

UN: Possible war crimes committed in Yemen

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Yemeni government and Houthis have violated international human rights laws in Yemen, the UN said on Tuesday. A report by the Group of International and Regional Eminent Experts … Continued

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison
2nd Sep 2019

Yemen: 100 killed in Saudi-led raid on prison

SANA’A, Yemen (AA): At least 100 people were killed and scores injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison in southwestern Yemen, International Red Cross said Sunday.  At least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals in … Continued

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians
31st Aug 2019

Yemen: UAE-backed militias kill or wound 300 civilians

By Sumeyye Ozer and Hamdi Yildiz   ADEN (AA): At least 300 civilians were killed or wounded in recent raids carried out by United Arab Emirates-backed militias in Yemen’s Aden and Abyan provinces, according to Yemeni news reports. Yemen’s SABA … Continued

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue
28th Aug 2019

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): EU said on Tuesday a bilateral political solution of Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan is the only way to solve the dispute. EU has neither criticised nor condemned the brutal clampdown of Jammu … Continued

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war
24th Aug 2019

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN
23rd Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … Continued

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation
23rd Aug 2019

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … 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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