UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir
21st May 2019

UN demands India provide answers on civilian killings in Kashmir

[Photo: Indian policeman fires pellets towards pro freedom protestors during anti India clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on May 16, 2019. Photographer: Faisal Khan/AA] Ahmad Adil CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 8, injure 50
17th May 2019

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 8, injure 50

  By Hacer Baser   SANA’A (AA): The Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces on Thursday carried out airstrikes, killing eight people, including 4 children and injuring 50 others when missiles struck a home near Rabat Street in Yemen’s capital Sana’a. In … Continued

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast
13th May 2019

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 37 Bangladeshi nationals drowned after a migrant boat, which was heading to Europe from Libya, capsized off the coast Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday. According to the United News … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire
11th May 2019

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): An extremist group allegedly set Rohingya shops and schools on fire in the Kun Taing village in Myanmar’s Buthidaung township late Thursday, according to a report. “This is a Muslim village. We have … Continued

US tests its latest fighter jets bombing in Iraq
1st May 2019

US tests its latest fighter jets bombing in Iraq

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): US tested in news F-35A fighter jets in Iraq. Two fighter jets have conducted airstrikes on a Daesh tunnel network in Iraq, marking the first time the aircraft has been flown in a combat … Continued

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth kills 38
30th Apr 2019

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth kills 38

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): At least 38 people have been killed in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth, the National Institute of Disaster Management said Monday. The cyclone made landfall last Thursday with maximum sustained winds of 220 kilometers … Continued

Syria: US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Raqqa
26th Apr 2019

Syria: US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Raqqa

By Ali Murat Alhas   ANKARA (AA): The U.S.-led coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the city of Raqqa during its military campaign against the Daesh terror group in 2017, Amnesty International and a watchdog group said … Continued

UN strongly condemns 37 executions in Saudi Arabia
25th Apr 2019

UN strongly condemns 37 executions in Saudi Arabia

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Wednesday strongly condemned the executions of 37 men in Saudi Arabia, who were accused of alleged terrorism charges. The execution took place on April 23. 34 of those executed were Shia … Continued

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail
20th Apr 2019

India: Muslim marked with sacred Hindu sign in jail

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): An Indian court called for an inquiry after a Muslim prisoner alleged that he was sealed with a sacred Hindu symbol during his detention, local media reported on Friday. “The case came to … Continued

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef
9th Apr 2019

India: Muslim attacked by Hindus for allegedly selling beef

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA)- A Muslim man was attacked by a group of Hindus in India’s eastern state of Assam over the weekend for allegedly selling beef, according to media reports Monday. The attack on Shaukat Ali, … Continued

Iran: Death toll from flooding rises to 62 as US hinders aid
4th Apr 2019

Iran: Death toll from flooding rises to 62 as US hinders aid

By Muhammet Kursun   TEHRAN (AA): The death toll from a wave of flooding across Iran has reached 62, local officials said Wednesday as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the U.S. of preventing humanitarian aid from reaching flood-hit parts of … Continued

Israel to send 250,000 settlers to occupied Syrian Golan Heights
2nd Apr 2019

Israel to send 250,000 settlers to occupied Syrian Golan Heights

By Abdel Rauf Arnaut   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli government hopes to settle some 250,000 Israelis in the occupied Syrian Golan heights over the next 30 years, the Israeli Broadcasting Authority (IBA) reported on Monday. The report comes one week … Continued

Afghans protest civilian deaths in alleged US air raid
25th Mar 2019

Afghans protest civilian deaths in alleged US air raid

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Carrying dead bodies, residents of Afghanistan’s Kunduz province on Saturday protested a deadly air raid in the war-ravaged country allegedly committed but denied by U.S. forces. Accusing the the Taliban of deliberately … Continued

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob
24th Mar 2019

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): With a Hindu mob telling them to “go to Pakistan,” a Muslim family was beaten with hockey sticks and iron rods in their house in northern India, officials and local media reported Saturday. … Continued

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab
20th Mar 2019

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The U.S. is killing Somali civilians in airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab terrorists, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday noting it has evidence to prove it. The regional Amnesty International … Continued

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque
17th Mar 2019

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right … Continued

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead
14th Mar 2019

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS Nigeria (AA): At least ten people have been confirmed dead, many trapped, and 40 others rescued alive from debris of a school building that collapsed on Wednesday morning in Nigeria’s southwestern Lagos city, a disaster … Continued

Yemen: 22 civilians killed, 30 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Hajjah
13th Mar 2019

Yemen: 22 civilians killed, 30 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Hajjah

According to UN 22 people have died, including 12 children and 10 women by airstrikes in Yemen’s northern province of Hajjah on Monday. Houthis have accused Saudi-led coalition of the bombings. As many as 30 people have been reportedly injured, including … Continued

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP
8th Mar 2019

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a … Continued

Yemen: US, UK arms kill more than 200 Yemeni civilians
7th Mar 2019

Yemen: US, UK arms kill more than 200 Yemeni civilians

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): The Saudi- and United Arab Emirates-led coalition has killed more than 200 people, including women and children, using U.S. and British-made weapons in Yemen, said a report Wednesday. The report, “Day of Judgment: The … 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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