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Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre
17th Sep 2017

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre

By Rabea Damaj   BIRWA, Palestine (AA) – Although 35 years have passed since the horrific massacre in Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camp, those who survived cannot forget the ghastly scenes they witnessed there. Shortly after Israel invaded Lebanon … Continued

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar
16th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Fears of spreading violence against Muslims across Myanmar

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Maung Maung Cho was surprised when his elderly parents told him they had moved from their cashew farm to a nearby village because they feared repercussions from recent violence in against Rohingya … Continued

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead
14th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh, 2 children dead

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A trawler carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar capsized Tuesday in the Naf River on the border with Bangladesh, leaving two children dead. “A Rohingya trawler sank while entering Bangladesh from Myanmar. There were … Continued

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support
13th Sep 2017

Myanmar: 200,000 Rohingya Muslim children need urgent support

By Mutasim Billah DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 200,000 Rohingya children, who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, are at risk and they need urgent support, UNICEF said Tuesday. “This is a growing humanitarian crisis and children are at the … Continued

Myanmar: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing
12th Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN: 310,000 Rohingya Muslims flee, textbook example of ethnic cleansing

  By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA): More than 310,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, a UN spokesperson said Monday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency in Geneva, Duniya Aslam Khan, a spokeswoman for the UN Refugee Agency … Continued

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine
11th Sep 2017

Myanmar kills 3,000 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Myanmar security forces have killed at least 3,000 Rohingya people in the latest violence against the Muslim minority in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, Bangladesh’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Meanwhile Indian Prime Minister … Continued

Myanmar: UN Security Council should meet over Rohingya Muslim crisis
8th Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN Security Council should meet over Rohingya Muslim crisis

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): An international human rights group on Friday called on the UN Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Myanmar’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. According to the UN and rights groups, over … Continued

Myanmar: Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims ‘on the rise’ says rights group
6th Sep 2017

Myanmar: Persecution of all Myanmar Muslims ‘on the rise’ says rights group

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Muslims across Myanmar have been facing oppression under the civilian government led by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, a rights group said Tuesday. The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) said in … Continued

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition
5th Sep 2017

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): A total of 772 civilians were killed in Syria last month, according to a new report by a London-based NGO devoted to tracking rights violations in war-torn Syria. In a monthly report issued Sunday, … Continued

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
5th Sep 2017

Indonesia offers formula to end violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

By Hayati Nupus, Iqbal Musyaffa   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia’s visiting foreign minister on Monday proposed to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi a formula to bring an end to ongoing violence in the restive Rakhine state. Rento Marsudi’s … Continued

Myanmar: UN warns of deteriorating situation of Rohingya Muslims
2nd Sep 2017

Myanmar: UN warns of deteriorating situation of Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): UN human rights officials have warned of the rapidly deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing towards Bangladesh. “The humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly and … Continued

Myanmar: Video shows Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar
31st Aug 2017

Myanmar: Video shows Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar

By Dildar Baykan   ANKARA (AA): Video footage released on social media on Wednesday has revealed eyewitness testimony of atrocities being endured by Rohingya Muslim civilians in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. In a video interview posted on the Arakan Times website, … Continued

Myanmar: Buddhist NGO slams violence against Muslims in Myanmar
31st Aug 2017

Myanmar: Buddhist NGO slams violence against Muslims in Myanmar

By Adem Salvarcioglu and Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) – A Japan-based Buddhist NGO has reacted to the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, saying ongoing attacks “are not acceptable for any religion”. “As a Buddhist, I cannot accept the … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingyas voice concern over killing of 100 Muslims in Rakhine attacks
28th Aug 2017

Myanmar: Rohingyas voice concern over killing of 100 Muslims in Rakhine attacks

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): The European Rohingya Council (ERC) on Sunday voiced concern over the plight of Rohingya population following the attacks in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. In a press release, the Rohingya body expressed deep concern and called on … Continued

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen
17th Aug 2017

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day. “Twenty million Africans have been displaced from … Continued

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville
16th Aug 2017

US: Trump flip flops to blame both sides for Charlottesville

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): President Donald Trump said Tuesday “both sides” were to blame for the deadly violence at a hate rally in Virginia. “What about the alt-left?” he asked a reporter at a news conference in … Continued

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast
10th Aug 2017

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA, Switzerland, (AA): About 50 Somali and Ethiopian refugees, mostly teenagers, were “deliberately” drowned on Wednesday by a human smuggler who forced 120 migrants into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) … Continued

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017
8th Aug 2017

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017

By Ali Oweida   MAARIB, Yemen (AA): More than 200 children have been killed in war-battered Yemen this year, a UN official said Monday. “In 2017, 201 children killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Resident … Continued

UK court blocks attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq
1st Aug 2017

UK court blocks attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A U.K. court on Monday rejected a former Iraqi general’s bid to bring a private prosecution against former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Abdul Wahed Shannan al-Rabbat … 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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