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

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20
8th Jun 2016

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20

By Ali Jawad BAGHDAD (AA) – At least eight people were killed and another 20 injured by a bomb that went off Tuesday in a residential district of Iraq’s southern city of Karbala, according to witnesses. Daesh has claimed responsibility … Continued

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries
7th Jun 2016

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries

ISTANBUL (AA) – An early morning explosion in Istanbul’s historic Beyazit area has killed two people and caused an unconfirmed number of injuries Tuesday. The blast in the Beyazit Vezneciler district on the city’s European side damaged nearby shops and … Continued

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah
7th Jun 2016

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): A mass grave containing the remains of 400 people was found in the western city of Fallujah, an Iraqi officer has said. “The mass grave was uncovered in northern Fallujah as security forces were … Continued

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack
6th Jun 2016

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack

By Mohammad Fahim Abed   KABUL (AA): An Afghan lawmaker, Sher Wali Wardak, and his two guards were killed in a bomb attack outside the deputy’s house in the Afghan capital Kabul Sunday afternoon, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. … Continued

Turkey: Bus plunges into irrigation channel, 12 dead
6th Jun 2016

Turkey: Bus plunges into irrigation channel, 12 dead

By Muzaffer Cagliyaner, Ahmet Erkan Yigitsozlu   OSMANIYE, (AA): Twelve passengers were killed and 23 others injured when an intercity bus plunged into an irrigation channel in southern Turkey’s Osmaniye province Sunday, health sources told Anadolu Agency. According to the … Continued

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash
3rd Jun 2016

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash

ANKARA (AA): The German parliamentary resolution recognizing the deaths of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as genocide drew a fierce reaction from Turkey on Thursday. Speaking at an event in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called the resolution “fallacious”, saying … Continued

Syria:  Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib
1st Jun 2016

Syria: Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Sarioglu   IDLIB, (AA) : At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured when three Russian warplanes allegedly carried out a total of 17 airstrikes on the opposition-held city of Idlib in northwestern Syria, … Continued

Iraq: Taking casualties, Iraq army, allies push into Fallujah
1st Jun 2016

Iraq: Taking casualties, Iraq army, allies push into Fallujah

By Suleyman al-Qubeisi   ANBAR, (AA): Three Iraqi troops were killed Tuesday amid ongoing efforts to capture the city of Fallujah in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a local police official. Anbar Police Captain … Continued

Turkey: 4 dead in bomb attack in SE Turkey
31st May 2016

Turkey: 4 dead in bomb attack in SE Turkey

By Soner Kilinc   SIRNAK, (AA): At least four people have been killed in southeastern Turkey in an improvised bomb attack Monday. Explosives were detonated by terrorists as an armored police vehicle passed in Silopi district of Sirnak province, the … Continued

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad
27th May 2016

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): Six Iraqi army and police personnel were killed Thursday in an attack north of Baghdad, a police officer said. Major General Nadir al-Janabi told Anadolu Agency that a joint force from the army and … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack
25th May 2016

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL (AA & AP): At least 10 people were killed and three others were wounded on Wednesday morning after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives on the outskirts of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, security officials said.The Taliban has … Continued

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh
24th May 2016

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraqi forces have captured 12 districts of Fallujah only hours after the launch of a military campaign aimed at retaking the city from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a local security source. … Continued

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman
23rd May 2016

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Binali Yildirim has been elected as the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s new chairman after an extraordinary congress in Ankara. Binali Yildirim, 60, who was the sole candidate … Continued

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan
19th May 2016

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan

LONDON (AA) – Syria’s opposition-held local council of Aleppo reached out to the new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, congratulating him on his recent election victory. In the open letter published by Syria Solidarity U.K. organization, a network of activists, … Continued

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad
16th May 2016

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 18 people were killed and another 32 injured on Sunday when a suicide car-bomb rocked Baghdad’s northern Taji district. Police Lieutenant Miqdam Mohamad of the Taji Security Complex told Anadolu Agency … 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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