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Iraq: 3 weeks into Mosul op, Iraqi forces take more ground
8th Nov 2016

Iraq: 3 weeks into Mosul op, Iraqi forces take more ground

By Ali Shikho, Ahmed Qassim and Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army and its allies on Monday continued to make gains in and around Daesh-held Mosul amid an ongoing campaign — now in its fourth week — to … Continued

Iraq: Mass grave found near Daesh-held Mosul
8th Nov 2016

Iraq: Mass grave found near Daesh-held Mosul

By Ali Shekhu and Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): A mass grave has been found in an area south of the Daesh-held city of Mosul, a top Iraqi security official said on Monday. “The grave, located in the district of … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombings kill 23 in N Iraq
7th Nov 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombings kill 23 in N Iraq

By Ali Jawwad and Osman al-Shalash   SALADIN,  (AA): At least 23 people were killed in two suicide bombings in northern Iraq on Sunday, according to Iraqi officials. A bomber blew up a vehicle packed with explosives at a security … Continued

Iraqi forces take Daesh bastion south of Mosul
5th Nov 2016

Iraqi forces take Daesh bastion south of Mosul

By Ahmed Qassim   NINEVEH, (AA): Iraqi forces on Saturday captured Hammam al-Alil district, the last Daesh stronghold south of Mosul in northern Iraq. According to the Iraqi state TV, army and police forces fully seized control of the Daesh-held … Continued

Jordan: US military trainers killed near Jordan airbase
5th Nov 2016

Jordan: US military trainers killed near Jordan airbase

By Leith al-Juneidi   AMMAN/WASHINGTON (AA): Three U.S. military trainers were killed in a shooting Friday outside a military airbase in southern Jordan, the Pentagon said. It was first reported by Petra News Agency, Jordan’s national outlet, that quoted a … Continued

Turkey: Explosion hits SE Turkey, kills one, injures 30
4th Nov 2016

Turkey: Explosion hits SE Turkey, kills one, injures 30

By Sema Kaplan   DIYARBAKIR,  (AA): A vehicle bomb attack on a police station in the largest city in southeast Turkey resulted in one death and 30 injuries on Friday, the provincial governor’s office said. The Diyarbakir Governorate did not … Continued

Iraq: 37 Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation
4th Nov 2016

Iraq: 37 Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation

By Arif Yusuf,Zeynep Tufekci   MOSUL, (AA): At least 37 Daesh terrorists have been killed in the operation to retake Iraq’s oil rich city of Mosul, that country’s defense ministry said Friday. The ministry said that the operation targeted Daesh … Continued

Iraqi forces ‘liberate’ strategic Kokjeli district of Mosul
2nd Nov 2016

Iraqi forces ‘liberate’ strategic Kokjeli district of Mosul

By Ahmed Qassim, Ibrahim Salih and Haydar Hadi   NINEVEH, (AA): Iraqi counter-terrorism forces on Tuesday captured Mosul’s eastern Kokjeli district from members of the Daesh terrorist group, according to an Iraqi army source. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Lieutenant-General Abdel-Wahab … Continued

Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul
1st Nov 2016

Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul

By Ibrahim Saleh and Ahmed Qasim   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army and its allies on Monday announced the recapture of five more villages near the northern city of Mosul, according to official statements. The assertions come hours after the … Continued

Yemen: UN envoy unveils details of peace plan
1st Nov 2016

Yemen: UN envoy unveils details of peace plan

By Zakaria Al Kamali   SANA’A, (AA): The UN Special Envoy for Yemen on Monday released details of a proposed “roadmap” to resolve the two-year conflict. In a briefing by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed before a UN Security Council meeting, … Continued

Yemen: 60 people were killed in Saudi led airstrike on prison
31st Oct 2016

Yemen: 60 people were killed in Saudi led airstrike on prison

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA):  Over 60 of people were reportedly killed and many injured on Saturday in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on a prison compound in western Yemen. Hours before the strikes in Al Hudaydah, at … Continued

Iraqi army takes 2 more villages from Daesh
31st Oct 2016

Iraqi army takes 2 more villages from Daesh

By Ahmed Qasim and Ibrahim Salih   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Iraqi forces have captured two more villages near the northern city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists, according to an Iraqi army officer. Ahmed al-Shemari, a captain in the Iraqi army’s … Continued

Iraqi army says 3 more villages captured from Daesh
29th Oct 2016

Iraqi army says 3 more villages captured from Daesh

By Ahmed Kasim   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Three more villages west of Mosul have been recaptured from the Daesh terrorist group, military sources said Saturday. Faisal Yasin, a captain in the Iraqi army’s Nineveh Operations Command, told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

US-led coalition undercounting civilian deaths, hundreds killed
27th Oct 2016

US-led coalition undercounting civilian deaths, hundreds killed

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition is significantly undercounting the number of civilians killed in airstrikes as it seeks to rout the extremist group in Syria, a report released Wednesday alleged. An investigation by Amnesty International … Continued

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul
25th Oct 2016

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul

By Jamal Badrani   NINEVEH, (AA): The Iraqi army Monday recaptured from Daesh the Christian town of Qaraqosh near Mosul, according to an army officer. “The Iraqi joint forces have carried out combing operations in the town, which was totally … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Aoun to be president
24th Oct 2016

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Aoun to be president

By Fadi Issa   BEIRUT (AA): The leader of Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday announced support for electing General Michel Aoun as president. Hassan Nasrallah said Hezbollah members of parliament will vote for Aoun as Lebanon’s president, according to the … Continued

Iraqi forces take another 9 villages northeast of Mosul
24th Oct 2016

Iraqi forces take another 9 villages northeast of Mosul

By Ali Cevad   MOSUL, (AA): Iraqi forces recaptured nine villages northeast of Mosul on a wide-ranging military campaign to retake the city from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a statement from the Iraqi military on Sunday. Joint forces … Continued

Iraq:  15 Shia Muslim women killed, dozens wounded in air raid near Kirkuk
22nd Oct 2016

Iraq: 15 Shia Muslim women killed, dozens wounded in air raid near Kirkuk

Kirkuk, Iraq: An airstrike left 15 Shia Muslim women dead and 50 injured after it hit a Shi’a Muslim shrine near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, according to AFP reports, citing a local official and medic. “Fifteen women were killed … Continued

Iraq: US, Turkey agree ‘in principle’ on Mosul battle
22nd Oct 2016

Iraq: US, Turkey agree ‘in principle’ on Mosul battle

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): There is “an agreement in principle” to include Turkey in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter reportedly said Friday. Turkey should “appropriately have a … Continued

Iraq: 7 killed, 19 injured in bomb blasts around Baghdad
21st Oct 2016

Iraq: 7 killed, 19 injured in bomb blasts around Baghdad

By Gulsen Topcu   BAGHDAD (AA): At least seven people were killed and 19 others injured in three separate bomb attack in and around Iraq’s capital Baghdad late Thursday, according to a security source. A device was detonated as a … 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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