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Spain: 49 feared dead as migrant ship sinks in Alboran Sea
5th Jul 2017

Spain: 49 feared dead as migrant ship sinks in Alboran Sea

By Senhan Bolelli   MADRID (AA): Three survivors were found after a boat carrying 52 African immigrants sank early Wednesday in the Alboran Sea in the Mediterranean, authorities said. The survivors were sent to a hospital in Almeria suffering from … Continued

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban
1st Jul 2017

US: Alienation worries at US mosque amid Muslim travel ban

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration’s most recent attempt to curtail Muslim immigration is having a “counterproductive” effect on its stated goal – securing the nation, according to a top official at one of the nation’s largest … Continued

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims
30th Jun 2017

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday warned cow vigilantes against indulging in violence in the name of cow protection after large number of demonstrations against the violence.. This is the first time that … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll in oil tanker fire rises to 157
27th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Death toll in oil tanker fire rises to 157

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): The death toll in Sunday’s oil tanker blast in northeastern Pakistan has shot up to 157 as 17 more people succumbed to their injuries at hospitals, officials and local media reported on Monday, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers
26th Jun 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Two suspected militants were killed and three Indian soldiers were injured during an overnight clash at a school in Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, according to Indian … Continued

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London
26th Jun 2017

UK: Police battle violent protesters in East London

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Riot police responded late Sunday to a violent protest as demonstrators erected barricades and set fires to roads near the Forest Gate police station. The disturbance followed a Black Lives Matter protest after … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot
29th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An Indian Army chief on Sunday has said he wished Kashmiri protesters pick up guns instead of rocks, to provide the Indian army with a better excuse to retaliate. Civilian … Continued

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul
26th May 2017

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least 105 civilians were killed when a U.S. airstrike hit an explosive-laden building in western Mosul that Daesh was using as a sniper nest, the U.S. acknowledged Thursday. The announcement follows a coalition … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes
22nd May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four militants and three Indian soldiers were killed in a two day lon Sundayg gunbattle close to the de facto border between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk
18th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA): The spiritual leader of Kashmir’s Muslim majority was placed under house arrest Wednesday as he was due to address a seminar. Umar Farooq, who as the mirwaiz of Kashmir leads around … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state
16th May 2017

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – A top EU official on Monday called on Myanmar’s government to grant full humanitarian access to the western Rakhine state, decrying the worsening situation since the military locked down the area … Continued

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya
9th May 2017

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya

ROME (AA): At least 113 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian ANSA news agency said Monday citing the International Organization for Migration. Six men and one woman were saved by … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces launch crackdown on Kashmiri villages
5th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces launch crackdown on Kashmiri villages

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): A Kashmiri civilian was killed and five others wounded in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The deaths took place as Indian forces conducted the largest search operation in the disputed territory … Continued

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh
4th May 2017

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A Muslim man in northern Uttar Pradesh state was beaten to death on Tuesday by suspected members of a right-wing Hindu group for allegedly helping his neighbor elope with a Hindu girl, … Continued

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished
3rd May 2017

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The estimated number of acutely-malnourished children in Somalia has risen by 50 percent to 1.4 million since the beginning of 2017, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. In a … Continued

Pakistan denies Indian claim of border atrocity
2nd May 2017

Pakistan denies Indian claim of border atrocity

By Zahid Rafiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir and KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan Monday strongly denied Indian claims that its forces had committed an atrocity along the border with disputed Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan’s Army did not … Continued

Myanmar: Buddhist monks forces closure of 2 Muslim schools
30th Apr 2017

Myanmar: Buddhist monks forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Fearing violence, two Muslim religious schools in Myanmar’s largest city were closed after an anti-Muslim Buddhist mob claimed they were being operated as mosques, a police source said Saturday. More than 100 … Continued

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris
27th Apr 2017

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): An Indian Hindu priest has formed a so-called people’s army in Kanpur city in northern Uttar Pradesh state to fight against the pro-independence Kashmiri Muslim demonstrators in Jammu and Kashmir. Balyogi … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces
27th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India. (AA): She is 20 years old and ever since she threw stones at the Indian armed forces last week, she says she feels a sense of liberation. As if a weight … 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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