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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

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family
23rd Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An alleged group of cow vigilantes belonging to a right-wing Hindu group attacked five members of a family, including a minor girl who suffered multiple fractures, according to police on … Continued

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help
20th Apr 2017

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

NEW YORK (AA): The husband of the U.S.’s first Muslim female judge on Wednesday urged the public for help in unraveling the mystery of Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was found dead last Wednesday in the Hudson River in New … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces
18th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian armed forces injured dozens of Kashmiris Monday when they clashed with thousands of pro-independence students who walked out of their schools, colleges and university campuses in Jammu and Kashmir. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue
17th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are scrambling to quash a rash of viral videos of alleged human rights abuses, blaming them for fueling the violence in the Indian-held part … Continued

Iraq & Syria:  US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians
14th Apr 2017

Iraq & Syria: US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians

  By Alex Hopkins on April 13, 2017 (Airwars): March was the deadliest month ever recorded by Airwars during the Coalition’s campaign in Iraq and Syria. This coincided with the greatest number of munitions dropped by the allies so far in … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul
13th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid, Ibrahim Saleh   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 13 civilians were killed by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in western Mosul on Wednesday, according to a local Air Force pilot. The raid targeted several houses in Al-Yarmouk neighborhood, … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul
12th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Three members of the same family were killed by a U.S.-led coalition in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, according to a local anti-terrorism officer. Last month, Amnesty International slammed the U.S. for deadly … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces
10th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA)- Six civilians were killed and at least 50 were wounded Sunday in disputed Jammu and Kashmir when Indian forces opened fire on massive pro-independence protests. The protests were against the … Continued

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia
5th Apr 2017

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia

Russian news agency, Tass,  quoting the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman said a Syrian airstrike on the eastern outskirts of Khan Sheikhun, in Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday targeted workshops to produce chemical-laden projectiles. 100 people were killed in a chemical attack … Continued

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir
29th Mar 2017

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian security forces allegedly opened fire on unarmed civilian protesters, killing three of them and wounding over a dozen others in central Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, according to police. Protesters … Continued

21st Mar 2017

UK Govt announces ban on laptops and ipads in airlines from Muslim majority countries

London: The UK Government has announced ban on laptops and ipads in cabins of airlines flying from a selected number of Muslim majority countries. The list of the countries and airlines affected by the ban are included in the statement … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen
19th Mar 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen

By Zeynep Tufekci   SANA, Yemen (AA): Death toll rose to 42 in an airstrike on a migrant boat in the Red Sea off Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Saturday. The boat was packed with Somali migrants, … Continued

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged
8th Mar 2017

US: Students hold vigil for young Muslim found hanged

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA) : Dozens of students from the University of Washington held a vigil Tuesday evening in Seattle for an 18-year-old black Muslim who was found hanged in January. The vigil – organized by the … Continued

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe
3rd Mar 2017

US: Hanging of young Muslim prompts calls for FBI probe

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA): A Muslim civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation after an 18-year-old black Muslim was found hanged in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington. Ben Moussa Keita, who was set to … Continued

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report
28th Feb 2017

Myanmar army ‘systematically’ abused Rohingya Muslims: report

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar’s military committed “systematic” abuses against Rohingya Muslims during recent operations in troubled Rakhine State, according to a report released Monday. The rape of more than 70 Rohingya women and girls by … Continued

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state
22nd Feb 2017

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The government of Myanmar said on Tuesday that four Rohingya villagers were found dead in a conflict-torn area of country’s western Rakhine state. The Office of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi … Continued

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad
19th Feb 2017

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad

By Mustapha Dalaa   ISTANBUL (AA): The assassination late last year of a Tunisian aviation engineer with alleged links to Palestinian group Hamas has put the spotlight on Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency suspected of killing Israel’s enemies. Mohamed al-Zawari was … 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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