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Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria
10th Dec 2017

Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday. “Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border,” al-Abadi said in a televised … Continued

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia
1st Dec 2017

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia

By Ilker Girit   (AA): The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the “world’s largest famine” in Yemen. In a non-binding voting, a resolution urging EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to … Continued

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

By Selen Temizer and Sena Guler (AA): Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran reiterated their support for Syria’s territorial integrity during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district
22nd Nov 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district

By Hussein al-Amir and Ali Mukarrem Garip   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 21 people were killed Tuesday when the Turkmen-majority Tuz Khurmatu district in Iraq’s Saladin province north of Baghdad was rocked by a massive car bomb, according to a … Continued

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi
21st Nov 2017

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi

By Diyar Guldogan (AA): Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syria’s Bashar al-Assad on Monday in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Putin and Assad discussed the political settlement in Syria, according to the Kremlin’s statement. Assad’s … Continued

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms
17th Nov 2017

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. on Thursday downplayed a recent deal allowing thousands of armed Daesh terrorists safe passage from Syria’s Raqqa city, instead urging all sides to seek a “political solutions”. Raqqa served as the de-facto … Continued

Syria: Airstrikes kill 53 in Aleppo province
14th Nov 2017

Syria: Airstrikes kill 53 in Aleppo province

By Burak Karakocaoglu, Ashraf Musa and Cem Genco   IDLIB, Syria (AA): At least 53 people were killed Monday in airstrikes that targeted a marketplace in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province, according to a Syrian Civil Defense (SCD) team. Three airstrikes … Continued

Iran:  Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured
13th Nov 2017

Iran: Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured

(AA) – An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening. At least 214 people were killed and 2500 others injured in Iran’s border areas. The epicenter of … Continued

Ex-Lebanon PM being ‘held’ by Saudi Arabia: Nasrallah
11th Nov 2017

Ex-Lebanon PM being ‘held’ by Saudi Arabia: Nasrallah

By Wassim Seifeddine   BEIRUT (AA): Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s recently resigned prime minister, is being held against his will by Saudi Arabia, which isn’t allowing him to return to Lebanon, Hezbollah [Hizbullah] Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said Friday. Hariri’s abrupt resignation … Continued

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home
10th Nov 2017

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home

By Serhad Shaker   BAGHDAD (AA): Scores of young Iraqi Muslims have taken part in the restoration of the Middle East’s second largest church, urging their displaced Christian neighbors to return to their homes. “Dozens of young Muslim volunteers from … Continued

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike
9th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – The UN mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday said it has credible evidence that civilians were killed in a U.S. air raid in northern Kunduz province last week. UN Assistance Mission in … Continued

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians
8th Nov 2017

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN on Tuesday said it was “deeply concerned” about a series of recent attacks in Yemen and the impact of the closure of air and sea ports in the country which has blocked … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb, gun attack on Afghan TV station, 2 killed
7th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb, gun attack on Afghan TV station, 2 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A small group of attackers killed at least two security guards in an attack on a TV station in capital Kabul on Tuesday, police said. The attack on the offices of broadcaster … Continued

Lebanese PM Hariri announces his resignation in Saudi Arabia
5th Nov 2017

Lebanese PM Hariri announces his resignation in Saudi Arabia

By Mahmoud Barakat   (AA): Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned Saturday after accusing Hezbollah and Iran of destabilizing the region. The accusation came during a televised address from Saudi Arabia in which Hariri also said he feared an assassination … Continued

Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ministers for alleged corruption
5th Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ministers for alleged corruption

By Ramazan Turgut RIYADH (AA) – Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested a number of high-profile figures, including princes and current and former ministers on anti-corruption charges, a Saudi television station reported late Saturday. Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal was … Continued

Arab capitals protest Balfour Declaration centennial
3rd Nov 2017

Arab capitals protest Balfour Declaration centennial

By Wassim Seifeddine, Yosra Ouanes and Laith Juneidi   BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Several Arab countries on Thursday saw large protests marking the centennial of the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way for Israel’s establishment in 1948. In Lebanon, the Palestinian … Continued

Yemen Saudi raid kills 26 civilians in Saada
2nd Nov 2017

Yemen Saudi raid kills 26 civilians in Saada

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA)  A Saudi-led coalition airstrike has killed 26 people in Yemen’s northern Saada province, the Ansar Allah [Houthi] group, medics and a Reuters witness claimed Wednesday. The Houthi-run Saba news agency, citing a security source, said … Continued

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis
30th Oct 2017

Iraqi PM Al-Abadi, UK Foreign Sec Johnson discuss Iraqi crisis

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed the ongoing crisis in the country over the phone earlier on Monday, according to a Iraqi presidential source. According to the source, … Continued

Iraq: Tribal fighters, Daesh clash in Anbar, 32 killed
27th Oct 2017

Iraq: Tribal fighters, Daesh clash in Anbar, 32 killed

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi and Ibrahim Saleh BAGHDAD (AA): At least 32 people were killed on Friday in clashes — which remain underway — between Daesh terrorists and pro-government tribal fighters in Iraq’s western Anbar province, according to Iraqi security sources. … 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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