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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

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast
28th Jul 2017

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast

By Göksel Kayseri and Tezcan Ekizler IZMIR, Turkey (AA): The bodies of six refugees, including women and children, were recovered late Thursday after a boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean cost, the Turkish coast guard confirmed.Two woman and four children died … Continued

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border
27th Jul 2017

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday the death of one of its soldiers in clashes with Houthi [Ansar Allah] rebels near its southern border with Yemen. “The dead soldier belonged to ground forces as he was … Continued

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train
15th Jul 2017

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim family was brutally assaulted by a mob in a passenger train in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, one of the victims said. The incident took place on the Shikohabad-Kasgang passenger … Continued

Indonesia: President signs decree to ban “radical” groups
13th Jul 2017

Indonesia: President signs decree to ban “radical” groups

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, Indonesia (AA): Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has signed a decree giving his government powers to dismantle “radical” organizations amid prolonged sectarian conflict in the world’s most populous Muslim country. Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and … Continued

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Emotional scenes mark Srebrenica burials in Bosnia
12th Jul 2017

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Emotional scenes mark Srebrenica burials in Bosnia

By Talha Ozturk   SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AA): Thousands of people have gathered at a memorial center and cemetery in Potocari, eastern Bosnia, to mark the 22nd anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. The memorial center — just northwest of Srebrenica … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt
9th Jul 2017

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The disputed Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday observed a complete shutdown to mark the first anniversary of the death of local militant commander, Burhan Wani. Fearing pro-independence protests and … Continued

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast
9th Jul 2017

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast

By Hamze Tekin, Zeynep Tufekci and Hacer Baser   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eighty African migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya, a coast guard official said Saturday. Navy teams rescued the migrants, including 20 women and seven children from … Continued

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances
7th Jul 2017

Bangladesh: Rights watch says to stop enforced disappearances

ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Bangladesh law enforcement agencies have illegally detained hundreds of people including opposition activists since 2013, and held them in secret without producing them before courts, according to a Human Rights Watch report on Thursday. Titled “‘We Don’t … Continued

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF
5th Jul 2017

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANAA, Yemen (AA): Some 10 million children in Yemen are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). In a statement posted on its official Facebook page, UNICEF’s Yemen office … Continued

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead
5th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 150 people were killed and several thousand others displaced in communal clashes last week in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Cross River state, an official of the state-run relief agency said Tuesday. “Between … 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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