Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit
26th Feb 2017

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday on an unscheduled visit, according to an Iraqi official. Al-Jubeir is leading an official delegation for talks with Iraqi officials, the Foreign Ministry official … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs

By Eman Nassar   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 40 people were killed in two suicide bombings on heavily fortified security facilities in government-held Homs city in western Syria on Saturday, according to the official SANA news agency. Homs governor … Continued

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab

By Halit Suleyman and Izzet Mazi   AL-BAB, Syria (AA): An attack by the Daesh terrorist group killed at least 60 people and injured 100 others in northern Syria’s strategic Al-Bab area on Friday. According to local sources speaking anonymously … Continued

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army
23rd Feb 2017

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army

By Sarp Ozer   ANKARA (AA & Agencies): Female members of Turkey’s armed forces will be able to wear headscarves for first time, under a Turkish Defense Ministry policy announced Wednesday. According to new ministry regulations, female soldiers can wear … Continued

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul
21st Feb 2017

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul

By Serhad Shaker   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Sixty thousand soldiers are participating in an Iraqi army offensive aimed at capturing the Daesh terrorist group’s last redoubts in western Mosul, according to an Iraqi military source. On Sunday, the Iraqi army … Continued

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province
20th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – Twenty-five people were killed by snowstorms and avalanches in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, just days after more than 100 people died due to heavy snowfall across the country, according to an … 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

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15
18th Feb 2017

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15

By Yasin Dikme and Ferdi Turkten   SANLIURFA, Turkey (AA): A young boy was among two victims killed in a car bomb attack in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, the governor said Friday. The 10-year-old victim was killed in the … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 47 in western Baghdad
17th Feb 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 47 in western Baghdad

By Amir al-Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 47 people were killed and more than 50 others injured on Thursday when a massive car bomb went off in western Baghdad, according to an Iraqi federal police officer. The attack … Continued

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast
17th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack killed at least 12 civilians, including seven students of a religious seminary, in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday. Provincial authorities in Paktika said the roadside blast took place in the … Continued

Iraq car bombing kills 12 in Baghdad near Sadr city
16th Feb 2017

Iraq car bombing kills 12 in Baghdad near Sadr city

By Amer al-Hassan   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 12 people were killed when a car rigged with explosives exploded Wednesday in eastern Baghdad, a security official said. Capt. Nazhan al-Khudar, of Baghdad police, told Anadolu Agency the blast happened … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad car-bombing
15th Feb 2017

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad car-bombing

By Amer al-Hassani   BAGHDAD (AA):  At least three people were killed on Tuesday when a car-bomb shook southern Baghdad, according to a local police source. The bomb, which also left eight people injured, went off in an industrial part … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal
13th Feb 2017

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal

By Furkan Guldemir   BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Shia Muslim Hizbullah movement Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that his group supported the cease-fire deal in Syria between the Damascus Government and opposition groups. “We support the agreement that … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban suicide attack kills at least 10 in Helmand
12th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Taliban suicide attack kills at least 10 in Helmand

By Islam Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 10 people including security personnel were killed and several others wounded in a suicide attack by the Taliban in eastern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday, a government official said. Helmand … Continued

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles
11th Feb 2017

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): The leader of Yemen’s Houthi group said Friday that it had begun manufacturing unmanned aerial drones and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). In a statement broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Maseera television channel, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber on Kabul courthouse killing 20
8th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber on Kabul courthouse killing 20

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 20 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside the Supreme Court building in Kabul on Tuesday, health officials said. The lone bomber targeted the building in the city’s … Continued

Afghanistan: Over 900 children killed in 2016 violence
7th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Over 900 children killed in 2016 violence

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Civilians again bore the brunt of violence in Afghanistan in 2016 that saw a large number of children among the 3,498 dead, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in … Continued

Afghanistan: Heavy snow claims over 40 lives across Afghanistan
6th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow claims over 40 lives across Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Over 40 people have been confirmed dead on Sunday as snowstorms wreak havoc on various parts of Afghanistan, prompting the government to declare Sunday as public holiday. The unprecedented snow in a … Continued

Iraq: 5 people killed in Baghdad blasts
6th Feb 2017

Iraq: 5 people killed in Baghdad blasts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least five people were killed and 18 others injured in three separate bomb attacks around Baghdad late Saturday, according to a security source. Two civilians were killed when an explosive device went off … Continued

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul
3rd Feb 2017

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul

By Muayyad al-Tarfi   BAGHDAD (AA): Almost 50,000 displaced people have returned to their homes in eastern Mosul and the city’s southern Qayyarah district, both of which were recently recaptured by the Iraqi army from the Daesh terrorist group, according … 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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