Lebanon: 100 killed, 4,000 injured in the Beirut explosions
5th Aug 2020

Lebanon: 100 killed, 4,000 injured in the Beirut explosions

By Ria Shartouni   BEIRUT (AA) – The secretary-general of the Lebanese Red Cross on Wednesday said victims of Tuesday’s explosion at the Port of Beirut have risen to 100 and more than 4,000 were injured. In a televised statement … Continued

Lebanon: Massive explosions in Beirut kills dozens, injures hundreds
4th Aug 2020

Lebanon: Massive explosions in Beirut kills dozens, injures hundreds

Beirut, Lebanon (The Muslim News):  According to local media,dozens of people have reportedly been killed, hundreds injured, due to massive explosions in Beirut, Tuesday afternoon.   The cause of the blasts is unknown.   Lebanese LBC television channel quoted Public … Continued

Afghanistan: Car bombing kills 9 people, injures dozens
31st Jul 2020

Afghanistan: Car bombing kills 9 people, injures dozens

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A powerful car bombing killed and wounded dozens of people, mostly civilians, in Afghanistan’s Logar province on the eve of a landmark cease-fire, officials confirmed late Thursday. Tariq Arian, the Interior Ministry … Continued

Covid-19 infections, death toll rises in Arab countries
27th Jul 2020

Covid-19 infections, death toll rises in Arab countries

By Hamdi Yildiz   ISTANBUL (AA): Arab and North African countries early Monday report additional cases due of coronavirus, while death tolls rose. Iraq In Iraq, 78 more people died from the virus and 2,459 new infections were reported, according … Continued

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline
25th Jul 2020

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): Iran has registered its protest with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) over the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by US military jets, terming it a “clear violation of international law and … Continued

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years
24th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years

By Kaan Bozdogan, Sefa Mutlu, and Berk Ozkan   ISTANBUL (AA):- Friday’s historic prayers in Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Mosque marked the first acts of worship there in 86 years. Thousands of people took part in the traditional Friday (Jum’a) prayers … Continued

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike
16th Jul 2020

Yemen: 9 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike

By Aziz al-Ahmadi   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Houthi group said Wednesday nine civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the northern al-Jawf province. The group’s website, citing a security source, said two women were … Continued

Oman records highest daily virus count since outbreak
15th Jul 2020

Oman records highest daily virus count since outbreak

MUSCAT (AA): Oman recorded 14 fatalities from coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest daily death toll since the pandemic hit the Gulf state in mid-February, according to the Health Ministry. A ministry statement said a further 1,389 new infections were registered … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban terror attacks kill 36 security forces
14th Jul 2020

Afghanistan: Taliban terror attacks kill 36 security forces

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 36 security forces were killed and over 60 others wounded in northern Afghanistan amid a surge in Taliban-claimed attacks, officials confirmed on Monday. A suicide car bombing and armed assault … Continued

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president
11th Jul 2020

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president

By Ali Murat Alhas and Seda Sevencan   ANKARA (AA): After completing all preparations, Turkey will open Hagia Sophia for worship on July 24 at Friday prayer, the Turkish president said on Friday. In an address to the nation, President … Continued

Afghanistan: 7 policemen killed, 20 injured in Taliban attacks
9th Jul 2020

Afghanistan: 7 policemen killed, 20 injured in Taliban attacks

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least seven Afghan policemen were killed and 20 more injured in two separate attacks claimed by the Taliban on Wednesday. The deadlier of the two attacks was a suicide car bombing … Continued

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant
3rd Jul 2020

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): A mysterious “incident” at Iran’s Natanz nuclear enrichment facility damaged an “industrial shed” early Thursday, according to a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). It was the third such incident … Continued

Bedouins protest Israeli confiscation of land
23rd Jun 2020

Bedouins protest Israeli confiscation of land

By Abdelraouf Arna’out   JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Bedouins demonstrated Monday against the Israeli government’s plans to confiscate their land in Khirbet al-Watan village in the Negev region of southern Israel. The protest, which was held in the city of … Continued

Yemeni minister resigns over UAE backed group attacks, coup
22nd Jun 2020

Yemeni minister resigns over UAE backed group attacks, coup

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   (AA): Yemen’s minister of industry and trade resigned Sunday in response to attacks by armed groups backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and in reaction to UAE backed coup in Socotra governorate. Ironically, UAE … Continued

Iraq: 3,000 civilians evacuated in massive Karbala fire
19th Jun 2020

Iraq: 3,000 civilians evacuated in massive Karbala fire

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 3,000 civilians were evacuated from 600 homes as a massive fire broke out in Iraq’s southern Karbala province on Thursday, an authority said. “The Civil Defense teams made strenuous efforts for eight … Continued

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians
17th Jun 2020

Yemen: Attack in Saada by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 civilians

By Jeyhun Aliyev (AA): Airstrike launched by a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, killing at least a dozen civilians, including children, is “terrible and unjustified”, according to a UN body. The initial field reports show that at least 12 civilians, … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast inside mosque kills 4, incl Imam
13th Jun 2020

Afghanistan: Blast inside mosque kills 4, incl Imam

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A blast inside a mosque during Friday prayer killed at least four people and wounded eight  in the Afghan capital Kabul, an official confirmed. Tariq Aryan, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, told … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast rocks in mosque in diplomatic enclave in Kabul, 2 killed
3rd Jun 2020

Afghanistan: Blast rocks in mosque in diplomatic enclave in Kabul, 2 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least two people were killed when a strong blast rocked presumably the safest diplomatic enclave of Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, on Tuesday evening, an official confirmed. Tareq Aryan, a spokesman for the … Continued

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East
16th May 2020

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East

By Harun Nasrullah London, (The Muslim News): Iran and Turkey are most affected by Covid-19 in the Middle East; however, fatality figures for both countries and the region as a whole are dwarfed by those of major Western superpowers. As … Continued

Afghanistan: Newborn babies, their mothers, nurses killed in terrorist attack
13th May 2020

Afghanistan: Newborn babies, their mothers, nurses killed in terrorist attack

By Abdul Adil   (The Muslim News): Armed assault in a maternity section of a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan left at least 16 people dead. Among the victims were newborn babies, their mothers and the nurses. In another attack on 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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