South Sudan: 213 killed in fighting in Juba
11th Jul 2016

South Sudan: 213 killed in fighting in Juba

By Parach Mach   JUBA, South Sudan (AA): Fighting in South Sudan’s capital continued Sunday as forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar clashed for the third day in a row. 213 people have been killed … Continued

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury
11th Jul 2016

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): As the death toll has risen in Kashmir, so has the fury that has mounted by the hour and spread throughout the disputed Himalayan region in the wake of the killing of … Continued

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir
10th Jul 2016

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): At least 11 civilians have been killed and over 100 others wounded in several separate incidents of Indian security forces opening fire on protesters in southern parts of Indian-held Kashmir since Friday … Continued

US on edge after police killings
9th Jul 2016

US on edge after police killings

  NEW YORK (AA) – The U.S. is reeling Friday from a week of violence that started with fatal police-involved shootings of black men and ended in a coordinated attack on police in Dallas that killed five officers. “We are … Continued

Bosnia-Serbia tensions rise ahead of Srebrenica event
7th Jul 2016

Bosnia-Serbia tensions rise ahead of Srebrenica event

By Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA):  A fresh dispute between Serbia and Bosnia has broken out ahead of the anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide on July 11. At the urging of NGOs, a group of 11 Serbian lawmakers … Continued

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police
7th Jul 2016

US: Tensions rising after black man killed by police

NEW YORK (AA) – The governor of Louisiana said Wednesday that he has “very serious concerns” about the fatal shooting of a black man by police in Baton Rouge that has set off civil rights protests in the city. John … Continued

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast
3rd Jul 2016

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast

By Heysel el-Mahzi   BIN GIRDAN, (AA): Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with nearly 30 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said. “The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the … Continued

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram
27th Jun 2016

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): The Nigerian army said on Sunday it had “liberated over 5,000 people” from several northeastern villages where they had been held by Boko Haram militants. “Troops of 21 Brigade and Civilian JTF [Joint Task … Continued

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops
25th Jun 2016

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): Rioters protesting against the murder of two Zimbabweans allegedly killed by foreign nationals have burnt a temporary mosque and shops and  looted shops in the town of Giyani in the northern Limpopo province, a … Continued

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar
21st Jun 2016

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar

By Ahmad al-Masri   DOHA, Qatar (AA): Bahraini authorities on Monday revoked the citizenship of Ayatullah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the country’s leading Shia Muslim scholar and the spiritual leader of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest opposition movement. Ayatullah Qassim’s ancestors are … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi, UN human rights envoy discuss Rakhine Muslims
21st Jun 2016

Myanmar: Suu Kyi, UN human rights envoy discuss Rakhine Muslims

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and a United Nations human rights envoy, Yanghee Lee, have discussed how to address the situation in the country’s troubled Rakhine State, state media reported Tuesday. … Continued

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial
19th Jun 2016

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial

CAIRO (AA): An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison on charges of spying and leaking state secrets. Morsi, along with 10 co-defendants, were accused by Egypt’s army-backed authorities of spying for Qatar and … Continued

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture
17th Jun 2016

US: New documents shed light on CIA torture

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Details emerged Thursday of CIA torture techniques at overseas black site prisons, from newly declassified transcripts of detainees’ military hearings at the Guantanamo Bay Prison. “They shackle me completely, even my head; I can’t … Continued

Cambodia: Muslims among many ‘smashed’ by Khmer Rouge
9th Jun 2016

Cambodia: Muslims among many ‘smashed’ by Khmer Rouge

By Lauren Crothers   PHNOM PENH, (AA): Kaing Guek Eav, chairman of the Khmer Rouge’s most notorious prison, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal Wednesday of a group of Muslims who were “smashed” at the site in the Cambodian capital in … Continued

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh
4th Jun 2016

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Two dozen people were killed, including two police officers, when violence erupted in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after police attempted to evict illegal squatters. According to local officials, the … Continued

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash
3rd Jun 2016

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash

ANKARA (AA): The German parliamentary resolution recognizing the deaths of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as genocide drew a fierce reaction from Turkey on Thursday. Speaking at an event in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called the resolution “fallacious”, saying … Continued

Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern
31st May 2016

Germany: Conversion numbers among refugees raise concern

BERLIN (AA) – An influential Muslim organization in Germany has raised concern regarding an alleged growing number of conversions to Christianity among refugees who hope to receive asylum status. The growing number of conversions among refugees made headlines in German … Continued

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean
28th May 2016

Italian navy recovers 45 bodies from Mediterranean

ROME (AA) – Italian sources say 45 bodies have been recovered by the country’s navy from the site of an accident in the Sicilian Strait of the Mediterranean Sea. According to Italian news agency ANSA, the navy recovered the bodies … Continued

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap
24th May 2016

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap

ISTANBUL (AA): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on world leaders to fix the gap in humanitarian funding and share the burden of helping people in need across the globe. Speaking at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue
23rd May 2016

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to give her administration “enough space” to solve the issue of Rohingya Muslims in western Rakhine State. The statement came Sunday, … 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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