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

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia
30th Nov 2017

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths. “After a thorough assessment of the Somali National army-led … Continued

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe
26th Nov 2017

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 31 refugees who were trying to cross to Europe from Libya drowned on Saturday, a Libyan military spokesperson said. Capt. Ayoub Qasim, Libyan Naval Forces spokesman, told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdownin Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since late August. However, … Continued

Palestine to cut all communication with US
19th Nov 2017

Palestine to cut all communication with US

By Eshat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestine has threatened to cut off “all communication” with the U.S. over its warning to close the Washington offices of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). In a video, Saib Ureykat, PLO Secretary General … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN
15th Nov 2017

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s migration agency on Tuesday warned of the trafficking, exploitation and sexual abuse of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva: “Desperate … Continued

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims
14th Nov 2017

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Delegates to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plenary summit on Monday expressed deep concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims, officials said. At a press conference on the sidelines … Continued

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike
9th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – The UN mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday said it has credible evidence that civilians were killed in a U.S. air raid in northern Kunduz province last week. UN Assistance Mission in … Continued

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians
8th Nov 2017

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN on Tuesday said it was “deeply concerned” about a series of recent attacks in Yemen and the impact of the closure of air and sea ports in the country which has blocked … Continued

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days
8th Nov 2017

UN: 100 migrants die in Mediterranean Sea in 4 days

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Nearly 100 refugees have died in the Mediterranean Sea over the last four days, including 26 women from Nigeria, the UN said on Tuesday. Thirty-four bodies have been recovered and an estimated 50 people … Continued

Kashmiris observe ‘Jammu Martyrs’ Day’ as 3 killed by Indian troops
7th Nov 2017

Kashmiris observe ‘Jammu Martyrs’ Day’ as 3 killed by Indian troops

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   (AA): Three militants and one Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle in a southern district of disputed Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as Kashmiris observed the “Jammu Martyrs’ Day” over the killings of civilians … Continued

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting
6th Nov 2017

US: 26 killed, 20 injured, in church shooting

WASHINGTON (AA): At least 26 people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire inside a church during Sunday service, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said at a news conference. The gunman dressed in all black “with tactical type gear and … Continued

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees
4th Nov 2017

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Friday warned of severe acute malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh which appeared to be at least double earlier estimates. “Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week … Continued

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey
25th Oct 2017

Palestinian athlete who was barred entry into US to run in Turkey

ANKARA (AA) – A Palestinian athlete denied entry to the U.S. for a race earlier this month has accepted an invitation from Turkey to take part in the Istanbul marathon. Mohammad al-Qadi, who has run nine international marathons in the … Continued

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation
24th Oct 2017

US apologizes for refusing Indonesian army chief entry despite invitation

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Monday apologized to the Indonesian government after its army chief was denied entry to the United States. Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was scheduled to attend a conference to … Continued

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … Continued

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

By Mutasim Billah   DHAKA, Bangladesh(AA): Twelve Rohingya Muslims, including six children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar, Bangladeshi police said Monday. Moinuddin Chowdhury, the senior officer at Teknaf police station, which lies on the Bangladeshi side … 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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