Iraq: Shia Muslim militia convoy attacked in Baghdad, 11 killed
18th Oct 2016

Iraq: Shia Muslim militia convoy attacked in Baghdad, 11 killed

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): Eleven people were killed and another 23 injured on Monday when a convoy of Shia Muslim militiamen was targeted by a suicide car-bomber in Baghdad’s southern Al-Yousifiya district, according to a local police source. … Continued

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha
18th Oct 2016

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha

By Ahmed Yousuf   DOHA (AA): Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday met with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and deputy Ismail Haniyeh in capital Doha, according to Qatar’s official news agency. “The two sides discussed recent … Continued

Iraq: Offensive begins to liberate Mosul from Daesh
17th Oct 2016

Iraq: Offensive begins to liberate Mosul from Daesh

BAGHDAD (AA): A much-anticipated Mosul offensive to liberate the city from Daesh began midnight Sunday, according to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. In an address on state television, Abadi said only the army and police would be in the city. … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrike kills 11 in Idlib
16th Oct 2016

Syria: Russian airstrike kills 11 in Idlib

By Halit Suleyman   IDLIB, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 25 others injured Saturday when Russian fighter jets struck an opposition-held neighborhood in western Syria’s Idlib province, according to a local civil defense official. The Russian strike … Continued

Iraq: Five killed in spate of Baghdad bombings
15th Oct 2016

Iraq: Five killed in spate of Baghdad bombings

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): Five people were killed in three separate bomb blasts that shook Iraqi capital Baghdad on Friday, according to a local police source. Baghdad Police Colonel Salem al-Nuuman told Anadolu Agency that two people were … Continued

Yemen bracing for US military intervention in support of Saudi Arabia
15th Oct 2016

Yemen bracing for US military intervention in support of Saudi Arabia

By Zakaria al-Kamaali and Murad al-Arifi   SANA’A (AA): The leader of the Ansar Allah [Houthi] group on Thursday accused the U.S. of planning an attack on Yemen’s Al-Hodeida province following a U.S. cruise missile strike one day earlier that … Continued

Syria: 15 killed in bomb attack in northwestern Syria
14th Oct 2016

Syria: 15 killed in bomb attack in northwestern Syria

By Halit Suleyman   AZAZ,  (AA): At least 15 people were killed late Thursday when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded in the northwestern Syrian province of Aleppo, according to initial reports. According to local security sources, speaking on condition of anonymity … Continued

US: Anger greets US Navy’s Ottoman tweet
14th Oct 2016

US: Anger greets US Navy’s Ottoman tweet

WASHINGTON (AA) – There has been upset after the U.S. Navy tweeted an historical image depicting American sailors killing troops under the Ottoman flag. The navy tweeted the celebratory message to mark its 241st anniversary Thursday. A caption on the … Continued

Syria: Russian jets bomb rebel-held Aleppo, killing 81
13th Oct 2016

Syria: Russian jets bomb rebel-held Aleppo, killing 81

By Halit Suleiman   ALEPPO, (AA):  Eighty-one people were killed Wednesday when Russian warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria’s northwestern city of Aleppo, according to a local civil defense official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Beibars Meshaal, a pro-opposition civil defense … Continued

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack
12th Oct 2016

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 36 others wounded when a gunman attacked a Shia Muslim shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said Tuesday. Police also said two grenades had been detonated … Continued

Erdogan says Turkey will not take orders from Iraq
11th Oct 2016

Erdogan says Turkey will not take orders from Iraq

By Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA) – Turkey will not take instructions from Iraq on Bashiqa Camp, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. In his address to the 9th Eurasian Islamic Council in Istanbul, Erdogan told Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar … Continued

Yemen: 140 mourners killed, dozens injured by Saudi-led airstrikes
8th Oct 2016

Yemen: 140 mourners killed, dozens injured by Saudi-led airstrikes

Yemeni security officials say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners in the capital, Sana’a on Saturday. More than 140 people are reported to have died and dozens injured. The funeral was held … Continued

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’
8th Oct 2016

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’

By Ilker Girit   ISTANBUL (AA): More than 500 Muslim leaders and clerics from 30 countries met in Istanbul on Friday to warn that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site that is located in Jerusalem, was in danger. The … Continued

Turkey: Blast near police station in Istanbul injures 10 people
7th Oct 2016

Turkey: Blast near police station in Istanbul injures 10 people

ISTANBUL (AA): The suspected PKK terrorist who detonated a bomb-laden motorcycle that injured nearly a dozen victims in Istanbul has been captured, a security source said Friday. The suspect was caught with a fake ID card at a security check … Continued

Iraq: 20 Sunni fighters killed by US airstrike near Mosul
6th Oct 2016

Iraq: 20 Sunni fighters killed by US airstrike near Mosul

By Jamal al-Badrani   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 20 Sunni fighters were killed Wednesday by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike south of Mosul in northern Iraq. Tribal commander Nazhan al-Sakhr al-Lahibi told Anadolu Agency the fighters were killed after they … Continued

Syria: Seven killed in Aleppo bomb attack on hospital
4th Oct 2016

Syria: Seven killed in Aleppo bomb attack on hospital

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least seven people, including two medical staff, were killed Monday in a bunker-busting bomb attack on the largest field hospital in an opposition-held area of Aleppo province, a local defense official said. Ibrahim … Continued

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead
4th Oct 2016

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead

Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 20 people died and 55 others were wounded in a suicide attack that hit a wedding hall in civil war-torn Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakah, Syria’s state news agency SANA said Monday, citing … Continued

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire
4th Oct 2016

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with … Continued

Iraq: More than 1,000 Iraqis killed in September: UN
3rd Oct 2016

Iraq: More than 1,000 Iraqis killed in September: UN

By Arif Yusuf and Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): A total of 1,003 people were killed in violence across Iraq last month, according to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). In a report released Sunday, UNAMI said the fatalities … Continued

Syria: Syrian Govt bombs destroy Aleppo’s largest hospital
2nd Oct 2016

Syria: Syrian Govt bombs destroy Aleppo’s largest hospital

By Khaled Suleiman   ALEPPO, (AA): The largest field hospital in opposition-held Aleppo city was destroyed Saturday by barrel bomb attacks carried out by Syrian regime forces, according to local civil defense sources. A regime helicopter dropped barrel bombs on … 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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