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

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely
11th May 2016

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely

By Bayram Altug   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Turks gathered overnight to protest the execution of the leader of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami group, Motiur Rahman Nizami. The US has voiced concern to the execution. In Ankara, a group of people connected to … Continued

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi
9th May 2016

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): The Taliban have claimed responsibility for killing prominent blogger and rights activist Khurram Zaki, who was gunned down in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi late Saturday night. He was killed just after he had … Continued

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts
9th May 2016

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA):  Young members of Egypt’s embattled Muslim Brotherhood have unveiled a “roadmap” for healing the rifts currently plaguing the group. Once considered Egypt’s largest and best organized political opposition movement, the Brotherhood has recently been … Continued

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children
5th May 2016

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children

LONDON (AA) – Britain will take in unaccompanied Syrian children already in Europe, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. This is a climb down by the PM as he had previously rejected this idea On televised remarks to parliament, Cameron … Continued

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south
30th Apr 2016

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA) – Peace talks between Thailand’s military government and an umbrella group of insurgents operating in the country’s Muslim south have failed after the removal of a key government negotiator, according to local media Friday. … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 62 others were injured Wednesday when a Russian warplane targeted a field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood, a civil defense official said. Ibrahim Hajj Ibrahim, a civil … Continued

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos
27th Apr 2016

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) – Protests broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos during Tuesday’s visit of Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas and his Dutch counterpart Klass Dijkhoff. Shouting “Freedom, freedom,” angry refugees … Continued

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit
24th Apr 2016

Germany: Thousands protest US-EU deal ahead of Obama visit

LONDON (AA) – Thousands of protesters marched in the German city of Hannover against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a free trade deal being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. The rally that attracted 90,000 … 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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