Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah
7th Feb 2016

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah

ANBAR,(AA): Thirty-seven people were killed Saturday in Iraq in a string of terrorist attacks on security forces by Daesh. Ismail al-Mihlavi, Anbar operations commander of the Iraq, army, told Anadolu Agency that Daesh launched an offensive on three army headquarters … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 25 civilians in Aleppo
5th Feb 2016

Syria: Russian airstrikes kill 25 civilians in Aleppo

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO,  (AA): Twenty-five civilians were killed and another 60 injured Thursday when Russian warplanes struck six districts in Aleppo northern city, Syrian Civil Defense said. Mohamed Yehia, official of Syrian Civil Defense in the city, told … Continued

UK: UN chief hails $10bn in Syria donor pledges
5th Feb 2016

UK: UN chief hails $10bn in Syria donor pledges

LONDON (AA) — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hailed Thursday a London conference for generating in excess of $10 billion in pledges to aid the Syrian people. The single-day Syrian Donors Conference — jointly hosted by Britain, Germany, Norway, Kuwait … Continued

Switzerland: UN suspends Syria peace talks in Geneva
4th Feb 2016

Switzerland: UN suspends Syria peace talks in Geneva

GENEVA (AA) – The UN has suspended Syria peace talks in Geneva on Wednesday. UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced a “temporary pause” in peace talks due to intensified fighting in Syria. “This is not the end, and … Continued

Syria: Twin Damascus blasts kill 71 near Sayyida Zaynab shrine
1st Feb 2016

Syria: Twin Damascus blasts kill 71 near Sayyida Zaynab shrine

By Mohamed Misto   DAMASCUS (AA) – More than 70 people were killed on Sunday by twin suicide bombings that targeted Sayyida Zaynab shrine south of Damascus. Daesh has claimed responsibility. According to local sources, a car bomb exploded at … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack kills 4, injure 18 near Shia Muslim mosque
30th Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack kills 4, injure 18 near Shia Muslim mosque

By Eman Nassar   AL-AHSA,  (AA): Four people were killed and 18 others were injured in a suicide attack that targeted a Shia Muslim mosque during Friday prayer in the eastern province of al-Ahsa, the Saudi Ministry of Interior said … Continued

Turkey: Ten dead as refugee boat sinks off western Turkey
30th Jan 2016

Turkey: Ten dead as refugee boat sinks off western Turkey

CANAKKALE (AA) – Ten people, including five children, drowned off Turkey’s western coast Saturday, the Turkish Coast Guard said, in what is the latest loss of refugees in the region. Their boat was heading for Lesbos, one of the main … Continued

Switzerland: US welcomes Syrian opposition at Geneva talks
30th Jan 2016

Switzerland: US welcomes Syrian opposition at Geneva talks

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Friday welcomed the decision by a main opposition group to attend Syrian peace talks already in progress and hosted by the UN in Geneva. “The United States also reiterates that UN Security Council Resolution 2254 … Continued

France, Iran sign multi-billion dollar trade deals
29th Jan 2016

France, Iran sign multi-billion dollar trade deals

PARIS (AA) – France and Iran heralded a series of major deals thought to be worth billions of dollars on Thursday as the two countries resealed trade ties following the lifting of sanctions against Tehran. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, visiting … Continued

Turkey: Seven die as boat sinks off western Turkey
28th Jan 2016

Turkey: Seven die as boat sinks off western Turkey

By Sinan Ozmus, Ali Balli   MUGLA, (AA) – Seven refugees, including children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea after their boat sank, according to official sources. The Turkish Coast Guard said that the boat, which left from western province … Continued

Turkey:  Four die after boat sinks off western Turkey
27th Jan 2016

Turkey: Four die after boat sinks off western Turkey

By Bahri Aikk, Suat Deniz   ISTANBUL (AA) – At least four people, including three children, drowned Tuesday in the Aegean Sea after their boat sank off the Didim district of the western Turkish province of Aydin. While patrolling that … Continued

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy
27th Jan 2016

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy

[Photo Canada PM Justin Trudeau opening diplomatic relations with Iran. Photograph: Alex Guibord/Creative-Commons] Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA) — Canada announced Tuesday that it will comply with a United Nations request and lift sanctions against Iran as well as reopen … Continued

Syria: Car bomb kills 18 in Aleppo
26th Jan 2016

Syria: Car bomb kills 18 in Aleppo

ALEPPO, (AA): Eighteen people were killed, including children, when a car bomb rocked the Al-Sukkari neighborhood of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Monday. A pro-opposition Civil Defense source told Anadolu Agency that the car bomb was detonated near a … Continued

Yemen: Saudi led strikes in Saada wound dozens, kill six, incl ambulance driver
24th Jan 2016

Yemen: Saudi led strikes in Saada wound dozens, kill six, incl ambulance driver

MSF: At around 4pm local time yesterday afternoon, 21 January, the ambulance service of the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)-supported Al Gomhoury Hospital in Saada governorate, Yemen, was hit by an airstrike, killing one Ministry of Health staff member. … Continued

Saudi Arabia: US will stand with GCC against external threats
24th Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia: US will stand with GCC against external threats

DOHA, Qatar (AA) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said that Washington understood the Gulf States’ concern regarding the recent nuclear deal with Iran, adding that the U.S. was now cooperating with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) … Continued

US: Anti-Daesh coalition to commit ground troops
23rd Jan 2016

US: Anti-Daesh coalition to commit ground troops

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition will commit ground troops to fight the militants in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said Friday. “We’re looking for opportunities to do more and there will be boots on the ground and I want … Continued

Obama expands Daesh airstrikes to Afghanistan
22nd Jan 2016

Obama expands Daesh airstrikes to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AA) – The White House expanded the Pentagon’s authorities to strike Daesh militants in Afghanistan, a defense official said Thursday. “We have made some adjustments to the authorities there to be able to make clear that we have the … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast near Russian embassy in Kabul kills 6
21st Jan 2016

Afghanistan: Blast near Russian embassy in Kabul kills 6

KABUL, (AA): At least six people were killed and another 24 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Russian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday evening, according to Afghan officials. The attacker, riding a motorbike, reportedly targeted a … Continued

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition
21st Jan 2016

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition

By Barry Ellsworth     TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed Wednesday that Canada will stop participation in allied airstrikes against Daesh, but will instead provide military training. During a question-and-answer session at the World Economic Forum … Continued

US agrees to pay Iran $1.7B in debt settlement: Kerry
18th Jan 2016

US agrees to pay Iran $1.7B in debt settlement: Kerry

WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. has agreed to pay Iran $1.7 billion as part of a debt and interest settlement, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday. “Iran will receive the balance of $400 million in the trust fund, as well as … 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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