Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul
24th Jul 2016

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul

The Muslim News: Afghanistan is in mourning Sunday in the aftermath of killing of 80 Hazara Shia Muslims Saturday. Thousands of mainly young Hazaras were demonstrating peacefully in Kabul. More than 231 people were injured. Daesh has claimed responsibility for … Continued

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria
20th Jul 2016

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria

ALEPPO/WASHINGTON (AA): At least 160 civilians were killed Tuesday in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in northern Syria’s Daesh-held town of Manbij, according to local sources. The airstrikes targeted a group of civilians trying to flee clashes in … Continued

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions
19th Jul 2016

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. was caught off guard by a recent attempted overthrow of the Turkish government, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. But Peter Cook’s remarks left many questions unanswered about when and how Washington learned … Continued

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group
18th Jul 2016

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group

By Ahmed al-Masri   DOHA (AA): A Bahrain court on Sunday ordered the country’s main Shia Muslim group dissolved and its assets seized. The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said the ruling to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society … Continued

Turkey’s short-lived coup crushed in less than 24 hours
17th Jul 2016

Turkey’s short-lived coup crushed in less than 24 hours

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey defeats coup attempt in less than 24 hours The attempt by sections of the Turkish military to overthrow the government began at around 10 p.m. local time (1900GMT) Friday and was thwarted by 8 p.m. Saturday. … Continued

Turkey: Govt in control, foreign ministry says
16th Jul 2016

Turkey: Govt in control, foreign ministry says

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): A coup attempt in Turkey was “foiled by the Turkish people in unity and solidarity,” Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in a statement distributed by foreign missions. “Our president and government … Continued

Iraq: 10 killed in multiple bombings
14th Jul 2016

Iraq: 10 killed in multiple bombings

By Afra Aksoy   BAGHDAD/MOSUL (AA): At least 10 people, including four soldiers and a journalist, were killed Thursday in multiple bomb attacks across Iraq, according to an army officer. Maj. Nawfal al-Zamili told Anadolu Agency that five people were … Continued

Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed
10th Jul 2016

Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed

By Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   MOSCOW (AA): Two Russian pilots were killed near the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria’s western Homs province Friday when Daesh downed a helicopter belonging to the Syrian army, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. … Continued

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin
8th Jul 2016

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin

  Press TV: Between 35 to 50 civilians have lost their lives and 60 others sustained injuries when Daesh terrorists carried out suicide bombings and shooting attack near a holy Shia Muslim mausoleum north of the Iraqi capital. Security sources … Continued

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4
5th Jul 2016

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4

    By Ramazan Turgut MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AA) – A suicide bomber targeted the Saudi Arabian city of Medina on Monday as the kingdom was hit by two other terror attacks. Four Saudi security forces were killed in Medina. … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad
4th Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared three days of mourning Sunday in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Baghdad that killed at least 151 people. The attack, which was claimed … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad
3rd Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 80 people were killed early Sunday in a car bomb blast claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The bomb hit al-Karada, a busy shopping district in … Continued

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44
1st Jul 2016

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44

By Hatice Senses Kurukiz   ISTANBUL, (AA): The death toll in the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport rose to 44 Thursday after a 25-year-old succumbed to his wounds, according to a hospital source. Yasin Ocal, a Turkish citizen, died … Continued

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack
29th Jun 2016

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA): Nearly 30 people were killed and 60 others injured in a terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, Gov. Vasip Sahin said early Wednesday. “According to initial report, at least 30 people were killed by three suicide bombers … Continued

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks
27th Jun 2016

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks

WASHINGTON (AA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for “encouraging” normalization talks with Turkey, according to the White House. During a telephone call that Netanyahu initiated, Biden congratulated the Israeli leader on … Continued

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar
21st Jun 2016

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar

By Ahmad al-Masri   DOHA, Qatar (AA): Bahraini authorities on Monday revoked the citizenship of Ayatullah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the country’s leading Shia Muslim scholar and the spiritual leader of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest opposition movement. Ayatullah Qassim’s ancestors are … Continued

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq
20th Jun 2016

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq

By Arif Youssef & Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA) – Around 600 Iraqi families have fled their homes in the northern Nineveh province as fighting has raged between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists south of Mosul. “Some 600 families have … Continued

Iraq: 9 killed by attacks in Baghdad
12th Jun 2016

Iraq: 9 killed by attacks in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AA) – At least nine people have been killed by attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday, including the families of two soldiers. Brigadier General Nazim al-Zamli told Anadolu Agency that unidentified assailants broke into the home … Continued

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district
11th Jun 2016

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district

By Halit Suleyman   DAMASCUS (AA): Twin blasts in a Damascus suburb have killed eight people and injured 25 others on Saturday, according to the Syrian official news agency (SANA). The agency reported that the first attack was by a … Continued

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts
9th Jun 2016

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): A Shia Muslim leader has called on the Iraqi government not open up any new fronts in the battle against Daesh until all members of the terrorist group are expunged from the western city … 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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