Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27
6th May 2016

Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27

By Halit Suleyman   IDLIB,  (AA): At least 27 people were killed Thursday when a warplane targeted a refugee camp near the Syrian town of Sarmada in the Idlib province, according to reports from a nearby local field hospital. An … Continued

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria
3rd May 2016

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): Secretary of State John Kerry spoke via telephone Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov about ways to restore a fresh cease-fire throughout Syria, the State Department said. “Both ministers, again talked predominantly … Continued

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s twin car bombings in the city of Al-Samawah in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province has risen to 36 with another 90 injured, a local medical official told Anadolu Agency. Adel … Continued

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone

By Moayed al-Tarafi, Ali Jawad and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of firebrand Shia Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr withdrew from Baghdad’s Green Zone Sunday after holding a sit-in for two straight days. A protest leader, Ihlas al-Ubeydi, made a … Continued

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament
1st May 2016

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of prominent Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday before forcing their way into the parliament building where they broke windows and smashed furniture. Pro-Sadr demonstrators … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 62 others were injured Wednesday when a Russian warplane targeted a field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood, a civil defense official said. Ibrahim Hajj Ibrahim, a civil … Continued

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20
28th Apr 2016

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

BURSA, (AA): A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said. 12 people detained in several provinces in Turkey on the … Continued

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos
27th Apr 2016

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) – Protests broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos during Tuesday’s visit of Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas and his Dutch counterpart Klass Dijkhoff. Shouting “Freedom, freedom,” angry refugees … Continued

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack
26th Apr 2016

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack

BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad left seven people dead and 31 injured Monday. According to security sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk with the media, the suicide bomber detonated himself … Continued

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks
25th Apr 2016

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Salih and Suleiman al-Qubeisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 20 people were killed on Saturday in a spate of attacks across Iraq’s capital. A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring … Continued

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey
24th Apr 2016

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP, (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Syrian refugees on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nizip district. European Council President Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of EU Commission Frans Timmermans were also … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … Continued

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu
18th Apr 2016

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – The occupied Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday. At the first-ever official Israeli meeting held within the occupied region itself, Netanyahu described the Golan … Continued

Iraq: Sadrists besiege Baghdad ministries amid mounting crisis
18th Apr 2016

Iraq: Sadrists besiege Baghdad ministries amid mounting crisis

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): Thousands of supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr surrounded several government ministries in Baghdad on Sunday in a fresh escalation by the firebrand Shia Muslim leader to press for a major cabinet reshuffle. The move comes … Continued

Switzerland: Syrian opposition refuses power-sharing with Govt
18th Apr 2016

Switzerland: Syrian opposition refuses power-sharing with Govt

GENEVA (AA) – The opposition’s top negotiator in Geneva’s Syrian talks said Sunday his group is working for a fully empowered transitional government without the participation of Syrian President Bashar Assad and his proxies, not any power-sharing with the regime. … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together
17th Apr 2016

Turkey: Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together

ANKARA (AA): Ankara and Tehran should lead the way to ending violence in Iraq, Syria, and the region, Turkey’s president said on Saturday. Speaking at a joint news conference alongside his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined … Continued

Syria: Thousands flee camps after Daesh attacks
16th Apr 2016

Syria: Thousands flee camps after Daesh attacks

By Levent Tok and Selen Temizer   ANKARA (AA): Thirty thousand Syrians sought refuge near the Turkish border Friday after the Daesh terrorist group targeted three other camps in the northern province of Aleppo, according to Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) … Continued

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman
14th Apr 2016

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman

By Laith al-Junaidi   AMMAN, (AA) – Security forces on Wednesday raided the Amman headquarters of the Jordanian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. Group spokesman Moath al-Khawaldah told Anadolu Agency that the move — for which he did not … Continued

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls
13th Apr 2016

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA) – A political bloc that calls for the reinstatement of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has called for popular demonstrations on Friday to protest Egypt’s recent decision to cede two Red Sea islands to … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province
6th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province

KABUL (AA) – Seven civilians were killed and another 26 injured by a suicide attack that occurred in the Siah Gird district of Afghanistan’s central Parwan province on Tuesday, a local official has said. Deputy Governor Shah Wali Shahid told … 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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