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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

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean
9th Jan 2018

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Sixty-four migrants are feared drowned after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya over the weekend, the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday. The migrants “lost their lives in the … Continued

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack
8th Jan 2018

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim man who was stabbed in southern India last week in alleged retaliation for the murder of a Hindu activist died on Sunday. Basheer Ahmed, 47, was attacked last Wednesday in Mangalore, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen
7th Jan 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): At least four Indian policemen were killed and two others wounded on Saturday in a bomb attack in the disputed Jammu Kashmir region. Militants carried out an improvised explosive device … Continued

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean
28th Dec 2017

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean

By Esber Ayaydin   IZMIR, Turkey (AA)  Three groups of migrants were saved as they attempted to cross from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Turkish Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 132 migrants from Syria, Angola, Afghanistan, Eritrea, … Continued

African Union opposes ICC as African leaders always victims of ICC
21st Dec 2017

African Union opposes ICC as African leaders always victims of ICC

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): African countries oppose the International Criminal Court (ICC), Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s president and chairman of the African Union, declared in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday. Addressing a joint press conference with his … Continued

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator
21st Dec 2017

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A UN investigator, who had been due to visit Myanmar in January had to assess the human rights situation, said on Wednesday “all access to the country” has been denied. “It is a shame … Continued

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya
19th Dec 2017

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya

By Mahmut Geldi   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 36,000 child migrants in Libya are in need of assistance, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya said Monday. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine percent are children, and shockingly, more … Continued

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed
15th Dec 2017

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state from Aug. 25 to Sept. 24, a global humanitarian organization said on Thursday. Doctors Without Borders published the figures after conducting surveys in refugee … Continued

US: NY attack suspect’s family ‘outraged’ by police actions
12th Dec 2017

US: NY attack suspect’s family ‘outraged’ by police actions

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The family of the 27-year-old suspect in a New York bombing said late Monday they are “outraged” by the police response following the attack. “We are heartbroken by the violence that was targeted at … Continued

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?
6th Dec 2017

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?

  By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s human rights chief on Tuesday called for an international criminal investigation into “widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal” attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on a special … Continued

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man
5th Dec 2017

Canadian Muslim youth killed for doing ‘right thing’ by trying to defend an old man

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canadian authorities arrested one man Monday in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Muslim who police are hailing as a hero. Police are now searching for another man who is believed to have … 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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