Yemen: 60 people were killed in Saudi led airstrike on prison
31st Oct 2016

Yemen: 60 people were killed in Saudi led airstrike on prison

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA):  Over 60 of people were reportedly killed and many injured on Saturday in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on a prison compound in western Yemen. Hours before the strikes in Al Hudaydah, at … Continued

Myanmar: Int’l Rohingya Muslim groups need urgent help in Rakhine
28th Oct 2016

Myanmar: Int’l Rohingya Muslim groups need urgent help in Rakhine

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   ANKARA (AA) – Rohingya advocacy groups worldwide are calling for an international push to allow humanitarian aid to get through to western Rakhine State and stem what they refer to as the mass starvation of … Continued

US-led coalition undercounting civilian deaths, hundreds killed
27th Oct 2016

US-led coalition undercounting civilian deaths, hundreds killed

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition is significantly undercounting the number of civilians killed in airstrikes as it seeks to rout the extremist group in Syria, a report released Wednesday alleged. An investigation by Amnesty International … Continued

Myanmar urged to probe new rights violations in Rakhine
26th Oct 2016

Myanmar urged to probe new rights violations in Rakhine

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): United Nations human rights experts have called on Myanmar to address growing reports of violations in western Rakhine State after areas housing the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority were torched following fatal attacks on … Continued

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean
21st Oct 2016

Turkey: 30 migrants rescued overnight from boat in Aegean

By Hanife Erdinc   CANAKKALE, Turkey (AA): Thirty foreigners were rescued by the Coast Guard after their motorboat broke down overnight Wednesday in the northern Aegean Sea off Canakkale’s Ayvacik district, a Coast Guard security source said. The source, who … Continued

Myanmar military detains 11 more for Rakhine attacks
20th Oct 2016

Myanmar military detains 11 more for Rakhine attacks

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): A further 11 people have been arrested in military clearance operations in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State following raids on police outposts earlier this month in which nine officers died. Two of those held … Continued

Thailand: Arrests of 48 students from south worry Thai Muslims
16th Oct 2016

Thailand: Arrests of 48 students from south worry Thai Muslims

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): Thai Muslim organizations have denounced a series of recent “arbitrary arrests” by Bangkok police of youths from the country’s insurgency-plagued south, after information emerged earlier this month of an alleged bomb plot, local media … Continued

Myanmar Muslims condemn fatal attacks in Rakhine
15th Oct 2016

Myanmar Muslims condemn fatal attacks in Rakhine

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Muslims in Myanmar have condemned recent fatal attacks on police station outposts in troubled western Rakhine State which the government has blamed on a little-known extremist group. About 40 people — including nine … Continued

Nigerian police ‘open fire’ on Shia Muslim Ashura procession
13th Oct 2016

Nigerian police ‘open fire’ on Shia Muslim Ashura procession

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Nine people were killed as police opened fire on a Shia Muslim procession in Nigeria’s north on Wednesday, a spokesman for the group said. Harun El-Binawi, from the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), told … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens of Shia Muslim group members held
11th Oct 2016

Nigeria: Dozens of Shia Muslim group members held

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Dozens of members of a Nigerian Shia organization were arrested when they embarked on a peaceful religious rally Monday in northwestern Kaduna state, a representative of the group said in a statement. Islamic Movement … Continued

Myanmar: 3 more die in latest Rakhine violence, incl Muslims
11th Oct 2016

Myanmar: 3 more die in latest Rakhine violence, incl Muslims

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Police have tightened security in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State after three people were killed in a clash Monday as troops hunted for a group who stormed police border points Sunday killing nine police … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral
9th Oct 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The killing of a 12-year-old boy by Indian troops in Kashmir led to clashes at his funeral on Saturday. Junaid Akhoon was killed Friday during clashes between security forces and pro-independence protesters … Continued

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’
8th Oct 2016

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’

By Ilker Girit   ISTANBUL (AA): More than 500 Muslim leaders and clerics from 30 countries met in Istanbul on Friday to warn that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site that is located in Jerusalem, was in danger. The … Continued

Nigeria: Kaduna State outlaws main Shia Muslim group
8th Oct 2016

Nigeria: Kaduna State outlaws main Shia Muslim group

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA) – Nigeria’s Kaduna state has outlawed the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Friday, in a step the government said was necessary to keep public peace. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to governor Nasir el-Rufai of … Continued

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims
6th Oct 2016

US: Majority of refugess into America are Muslims

WASHINGTON (AA): Muslim refugees constitute nearly half of all refugees admitted to the U.S. in 2016, a new study revealed Wednesday. “A total of 38,901 Muslim refugees entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, making up almost half (46%) of … Continued

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy
24th Sep 2016

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy

CAIRO (AA): The death toll now stands at 166 after a boat carrying undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week, a local official said Saturday. Mutubas district Mayor Abdul Sattar said security forces and fishermen have recovered … Continued

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide
23rd Sep 2016

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg Thursday rejected an appeal for Dutch commanders to be prosecuted for failing to prevent the deaths of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. Relatives of three victims of … Continued

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast
22nd Sep 2016

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast

By Mohamed Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA): Dozens of people drowned after a boat carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast, Egyptian officials announced Wednesday. “At least 29 people died and another five were injured after their boat … Continued

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

NEW YORK (AA):The United Nations announced Wednesday its aid convoy is ready to move forward with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following a deadly attack two days ago. Jens Laerke, spokesperson for United Nations humanitarian office, said part … Continued

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

WASHINGTON (AA):The U.S. holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that targeted a UN aid convoy, regardless if Moscow or Damascus carried it out, the White House said Tuesday. “In any event, we hold the Russian government responsible for airstrikes in … 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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