Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30
4th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – Over 30 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmland destroyed by two days of torrential rainfall in Afghanistan, an official said Sunday. According to Wais Barmak, state minister for the … Continued

Karabakh: Turkey condemns Armenian attacks on Karabakh, many killed
3rd Apr 2016

Karabakh: Turkey condemns Armenian attacks on Karabakh, many killed

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Armenian attacks which have led to two days of fighting over the occupied Karabakh region. 12 Azeris and 18 Armenians have been killed in the fighting. Azerbaijani state news agency Azertac quoted … Continued

Iraq: Lawmakers give PM 3 days to unveil new gov’t
29th Mar 2016

Iraq: Lawmakers give PM 3 days to unveil new gov’t

By Muayed al-Tarifi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraq’s parliament on Monday voted to give Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi a three-day deadline by which to present his new government or face a vote of no-confidence. “Thursday will be the final deadline … Continued

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq
26th Mar 2016

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq

ANKARA (AA) – A total of 22 Iraqi Turkmen injured in a Daesh chemical attack earlier this month are being treated at a hospital in Ankara, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Iraqi Turkmen, injured in the attack on … Continued

Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30
26th Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30

(The Muslim News): At least 30 people were killed and 90 injured in a suicide attack that targeted a stadium in Iraq’s Babil province Friday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack took place in the northern town of … Continued

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt
21st Mar 2016

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Shia Zaydi Muslim Ansar Allah [Houthi] group is prepared to engage in a fresh round of talks with the Yemeni government with a view to ending the country’s two-year-old conflict, Yemeni sources have … Continued

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack
20th Mar 2016

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA) – Five people, including the suicide attacker were killed and 39 others were injured in an explosion on Istanbul’s popular Istiklal Street Saturday, Turkish officials said. The White House confirmed two American citizens were among the four killed … Continued

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces
15th Mar 2016

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces

MOSCOW (AA) – Russia will start withdrawing “most” of its forces from Syria Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday. “I think that the tasks set to the Defense Ministry are generally fulfilled. That is why I order to begin … Continued

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara
14th Mar 2016

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara

ANKARA (AA): Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu has said the death toll from Sunday night’s car bomb attack in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood is 34 dead with 125 injured. In remarks made to the media following a security meeting chaired … Continued

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl
12th Mar 2016

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl

KIRKUK, Iraq (AA) – A two-year-old girl died at an Iraqi hospital on Friday after falling victim to a chlorine gas attack by the terrorist Daesh group in the northern province of Saladin. “Fatma Samir was brought to our hospital … Continued

UK: Turkish citizens to require visas for UK despite EU deal
10th Mar 2016

UK: Turkish citizens to require visas for UK despite EU deal

LONDON (AA) – Turkish citizens will still require visas for the U.K. despite an agreement between EU and Turkey at a recent summit in Brussels, British Minister for Europe David Lidington said Wednesday. In remarks made at the House of … Continued

Syria: 15 killed in attack in Idlib
8th Mar 2016

Syria: 15 killed in attack in Idlib

By Mohamed Misto   IDLIB, (AA): At least 15 people were killed in a regime attack in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province Monday, local sources have said. A regime warplane struck a fuel market in Idlib, killing 15 people and injuring … Continued

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Aegean coast, 25 dead
7th Mar 2016

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Aegean coast, 25 dead

AYDIN, (AA): The death toll from the refugee boat that sank this weekend in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s western province of Aydin has risen to 25, including 13 children. According to the district governor, the refugee boat was en … Continued

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack
6th Mar 2016

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least two Turkish nationals and one Afghan were killed Saturday — and two other Turkish nationals injured — when an unidentified gunman opened fire on them in Kabul, according to a local … Continued

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity
6th Mar 2016

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity

TEHRAN (AA) – Turkey and Iran share a common perspective on protecting Syria’s territorial integrity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said during his visit to Iran’s capital Tehran on Saturday. Davutoglu said the two countries agreed to support the cessation … Continued

Tunisian parties, groups decry Hizbullah ‘terror’ listing
5th Mar 2016

Tunisian parties, groups decry Hizbullah ‘terror’ listing

By Ayman Jamali   TUNIS (AA) – Several Tunisian political parties and syndicates have condemned this week’s decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Council of Arab Interior Ministers to designate Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement a “terrorist” group. In a … Continued

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden
5th Mar 2016

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden

By Fouad Mosaad   ADEN, (AA): Sixteen people, including four nuns, were killed and a number of others injured on Friday when unidentified assailants attacked a hospice for the elderly in Yemen’s coastal city of Aden, according to eyewitnesses and … Continued

Turkey: Shots fired at state university rector’s car in Istanbul
4th Mar 2016

Turkey: Shots fired at state university rector’s car in Istanbul

By Ugur Islamoglu, Kenan Irtak and Yakup Cabuk   ISTANBUL (AA) – Armed men opened fire on the car of a state university rector in Istanbul Thursday night, leaving his private secretary slightly injured, security sources said. According to the … Continued

Afghanistan: 7 killed in Indian consulate attack in Nangarhar
3rd Mar 2016

Afghanistan: 7 killed in Indian consulate attack in Nangarhar

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least seven people were killed and another 19 injured on Wednesday when gunmen wearing explosive vests attacked the Indian consulate in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, according to Afghan officials. The attack began … Continued

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30
3rd Mar 2016

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30

DARAA,  (AA) – At least 30 people were killed Wednesday when a car bomb targeted a meeting of moderate rebel commanders in southern Syria, an opposition commander said. The attack in Quneitra province saw scores from various opposition groups wounded, … 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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