Nigeria: 1.4 million children forced to flee conflict
19th Sep 2015

Nigeria: 1.4 million children forced to flee conflict

DAKAR, Senegal (AA) :Over 1.4 million children in Nigeria and neighboring countries have been forced to flee their homes due to Boko Haram attacks, UNICEF said in a statement on Friday. UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa said that “each … Continued

Croatia: 400 refugees enter Croatia from Serbia
17th Sep 2015

Croatia: 400 refugees enter Croatia from Serbia

VUKOVAR-SRIJEM, (AA): More than 400 refugees crossed from Serbia to Croatia Wednesday, Croatian officials said, after Hungary sealed its southern border. Migrants risked land mines left over from the 1990s war in former Yugoslavia as they crossed into Croatia’s Vukovar … Continued

Greece: 34 drowned as boat capsizes in Aegean Sea
14th Sep 2015

Greece: 34 drowned as boat capsizes in Aegean Sea

ATHENS (AA): At least 34 people have drowned after a boat illegally carrying at least 100 migrants to Greek islands capsized in the Aegean Sea on Sunday, Greek media reported. The Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANAmpa) said the tragedy unfolded early Sunday morning as the boat capsized in waters … Continued

UK: Thousands gather in solidarity with refugees in London
13th Sep 2015

UK: Thousands gather in solidarity with refugees in London

LONDON (AA): Thousands of people filled the Parliament Square in central London Saturday afternoon to urge British government and European leaders to do more in what is described as the worst refugee crisis in the continent since the World War … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir
11th Sep 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA):  Muslim leaders in Indian-held Kashmir have been angered by an Indian court’s orders to enforce a strict ban on the sale of beef in the Muslim-majority region. The Indian High Court … Continued

UK to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020
8th Sep 2015

UK to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020

LONDON (AA): The U.K. will take in 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday. Addressing parliament as lawmakers returned after the summer recess, Cameron said children would be prioritized from camps in countries … Continued

Egypt: Brotherhood’s Qaradawi referred to military court
7th Sep 2015

Egypt: Brotherhood’s Qaradawi referred to military court

CAIRO (AA): Egypt’s prosecutor-general has referred Egyptian-born Muslim scholar and Muslim Brotherhood leader Yusuf Qaradawi – who has long been based in Qatar – and several other Brotherhood leaders to a military court to face charges of murder. In a … Continued

France, Germany call for common EU refugee policy
4th Sep 2015

France, Germany call for common EU refugee policy

PARIS (AA): French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have urged European leaders to adopt a concerted strategy as the EU faces an unprecedented influx of refugees fleeing from war zones in the Middle East and Africa. A statement issued by the … Continued

UNICEF: 13m children out of school in Mideast, N Africa
4th Sep 2015

UNICEF: 13m children out of school in Mideast, N Africa

GENEVA (AA): About 13 million children are out of school due to conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa, UN’s children agency, UNICEF, said Thursday. The UNICEF report “Education under Fire” has underlined the impact of violence on school children … Continued

Turkey: Western world to be blamed for refugee deaths
4th Sep 2015

Turkey: Western world to be blamed for refugee deaths

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s president on Thursday pointed the finger at Western governments for a worsening refugee crisis and the deaths and drownings of migrants seeking shelter from war-torn countries. “To be honest, the whole Western world is to be blamed, in … Continued

Libya: 140 illegal migrants feared dead off Libyan coast
1st Sep 2015

Libya: 140 illegal migrants feared dead off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI, (AA): The bodies of around 40 illegal migrants were recovered late Sunday after their boat sank in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya’s Al-Khums city, a Libyan official said Monday. “Around 140 illegal migrants are feared dead,” Nasser … Continued

Libya: Scores of would-be migrants found dead off Libyan coast
30th Aug 2015

Libya: Scores of would-be migrants found dead off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI, (AA): Libyan authorities have confirmed the discovery of scores of bodies of would-be migrants who appear to have drowned while trying to make the dangerous passage to Europe from the Libyan coast. On Friday, local authorities found at least … Continued

Austria: ‘More than 70’ bodies, including children, truck tragedy
29th Aug 2015

Austria: ‘More than 70’ bodies, including children, truck tragedy

BERLIN, Germany, (AA): Austrian officials confirmed Friday that a total of 71 people, including women and children, were found dead in the back of a container truck on one of the country’s eastern highways earlier this week. “Seventy-one people died … Continued

Austria: Dozens migrants found dead in truck on Austrian highway
28th Aug 2015

Austria: Dozens migrants found dead in truck on Austrian highway

  ANKARA (AA): The bodies of up to 50 people were found in the back of a container truck on an Austrian highway close to the Hungarian border on Thursday, local media said. Police spokesman Hans Peter Doskozil, speaking at … Continued

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state
27th Aug 2015

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): At least nine people have died in India’s western state of Gujarat which witnessed incidents of violence and rioting in many districts on Wednesday as a protest to demand government jobs turned violent, Indian … Continued

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of raping children
26th Aug 2015

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of raping children

NEW YORK (AA): South Sudanese government forces have raped children and razed to the ground entire villages during its recent offensive that began in April in Unity state, according to UN experts. [West called South Sudan before its cessation from the Sudan as “Christian … Continued

France: Paris, London sign agreement on Calais migrants’ crisis
21st Aug 2015

France: Paris, London sign agreement on Calais migrants’ crisis

PARIS (AA):  France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and U.K. Home Secretary Theresa May signed a cooperation agreement Thursday for reinforced security measures around the Channel Tunnel. The agreement calls for the establishment of a new “command and control center” to be set up … Continued

Libya: 40 people drown in latest Mediterranean tragedy
16th Aug 2015

Libya: 40 people drown in latest Mediterranean tragedy

ROME (AA): At least 40 migrants have died after their vessel sank in the Mediterranean Sea, 33 kilometers [21 miles] north of the Libyan coast. The Italian navy, which rescued 312 people caught up in the incident, said early Saturday that … Continued

UK Egyptians mark 2-year anniversary of Cairo killings
16th Aug 2015

UK Egyptians mark 2-year anniversary of Cairo killings

LONDON (AA): Egyptians in the U.K. are commemorating their compatriots killed in 2013 violence in Cairo. Campaigners in London joined ‘Rabia London’ from different cities in the U.K., protesting the killings by driving slowly through the capital’s streets, reported an … Continued

CAR: Head CAR peacekeeper resigns amid allegations of sex abuse
13th Aug 2015

CAR: Head CAR peacekeeper resigns amid allegations of sex abuse

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AA): Babacar Gaye, head of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), resigned on Wednesday shortly after the UN announced the launch of investigations into allegations that MINUSCA peacekeepers had raped a 12-year-old local … 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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