Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad
26th Sep 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed eight people and injured dozens in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to police and medical sources. A bomber detonated his explosive vest near a school in Al-Iskan district … Continued

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

By Mohamed Akil   AMMAN (AA): The National Alliance for Reform list — which includes candidates from Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood — clinched at least 13 out of 130 seats in parliament according to preliminary results of polls conducted Tuesday. “After … Continued

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

NEW YORK (AA):The United Nations announced Wednesday its aid convoy is ready to move forward with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following a deadly attack two days ago. Jens Laerke, spokesperson for United Nations humanitarian office, said part … Continued

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

WASHINGTON (AA):The U.S. holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that targeted a UN aid convoy, regardless if Moscow or Damascus carried it out, the White House said Tuesday. “In any event, we hold the Russian government responsible for airstrikes in … Continued

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops
20th Sep 2016

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops

LONDON (AA): A British unmanned drone was involved in last weekend’s airstrike which reportedly killed more than 60 Syrian regime troops, the U.K. announced on Monday. The U.K.’s defense ministry said it would “not intentionally” strike units loyal to the … Continued

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes
17th Sep 2016

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – The State Department on Friday refused to address the existence of Israeli nuclear weapons that were disclosed in emails by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In a message regarding Israeli Prime Minister … Continued

Iraq: 7 killed in separate Baghdad attacks
15th Sep 2016

Iraq: 7 killed in separate Baghdad attacks

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least seven people were killed — including four members of the same family — in separate attacks that occurred in different parts of Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a local police officer. Baghdad … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a
14th Sep 2016

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi-led airstrikes on a water well north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa [Sana’a] have killed 30 people, the UN human coordinator for Yemen has said. Jamie McGoldrick said 17 people, including first responders and … Continued

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria
10th Sep 2016

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria

GENEVA / WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. and Russia have agreed to take steps to reduce violence in war-torn Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on early Saturday. In a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, … Continued

Iraq: Twin car bombing kills 35 at Baghdad shopping mall
10th Sep 2016

Iraq: Twin car bombing kills 35 at Baghdad shopping mall

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD, (AA): A double car bombing at a shopping mall in Baghdad left 35 people dead late Friday, a security source said. Forty were injured when the bombs exploded at the Nakheel Mall opposite the oil … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide blasts kill 24 people in Kabul
6th Sep 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide blasts kill 24 people in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): At least 24 Afghans, mostly security personnel, were killed and over 90 others were wounded in two suicide blasts at the Ministry of Defense in the heart of the capital Kabul on Monday, … Continued

Iraq: Car bombing kills 10 near hospital in Baghdad
6th Sep 2016

Iraq: Car bombing kills 10 near hospital in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least ten people were killed early Tuesday in a car bombing claimed by Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. A car packed with explosives blew up near a hospital in the … Continued

Syria: 13 killed as bombings hit Govt-held areas
5th Sep 2016

Syria: 13 killed as bombings hit Govt-held areas

By Mohamed Misto   HOMS, (AA): At least 13 people were killed and scores injured in two car bombings in regime-held areas in Syria on Monday, according to local media. A car-bomb hit the Arzouna bridge area at the entrance … Continued

Saudi Arabia denies hiring Israeli firm to secure pilgrims during hajj
3rd Sep 2016

Saudi Arabia denies hiring Israeli firm to secure pilgrims during hajj

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA): The Saudi embassy in Cairo has denied reports about hiring an Israeli firm to make electronic bracelets for millions of pilgrims. An Israeli radio said Riyadh has reached a deal with an Israeli firm … Continued

Iraq: Shia Muslim militia hands over parts of Tikrit to Iraqi army
1st Sep 2016

Iraq: Shia Muslim militia hands over parts of Tikrit to Iraqi army

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saraya al-Salam, a Shia Muslim militia, handed over several parts of Iraq’s northwestern city of Tikrit to the army on Thursday roughly one year after liberating the areas from the Daesh terrorist group. “Saraya … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden
29th Aug 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden

By Murad al-Arifi   ADEN,  (AA): At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in Yemen’s southern Aden city Monday, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to initial reports, a … Continued

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

By Halit Suleyman, Kurbani Geyik and Sinan Uslu   JARABULUS, Syria (AA): A string of villages in northern Syria have been liberated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a commander said Sunday, following the group’s success in freeing Jarabulus from … Continued

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

By Orhan Onur Gemici   ANKARA (AA): Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear a headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a new ruling published on Saturday. Turkey’s Official Gazette carries a new rule … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL (AA): A deadly 10-hour assault on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul ended early on Thursday leaving at least 13 people dead, including seven young students. A group of Taliban militants stormed … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … 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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