28th Mar 2013

Syria opposition chief slams NATO rebuff

Syrian National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib condemned on Wednesday NATO’s rebuff of his call for Patriot missile support for rebel-held areas in the north of Syria. “Yesterday I was really surprised by the comment issued from the White House that … Continued

27th Mar 2013

Iraq: 4 killed in attacks in Tuz-Khurmato

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Four people were killed, including two local politicians, and 12 wounded in separate bombings and shootings in northern and central Iraq on Tuesday, the police said. Early in the morning, a roadside bomb struck a convoy of sport … Continued

27th Mar 2013

Yemen: Two soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in

ADEN,  (Xinhua): Three secessionists attacked an army checkpoint in Yemen’s southern province of al-Dhalea on Tuesday, killing at least two soldiers, a police source and some local residents told Xinhua. The pro-secession gunmen attacked a key checkpoint in a eastern … Continued

27th Mar 2013

Qatar: Arab League says right to arm Syrian rebels

An Arab League summit agreed that member states have the right to give military backing to Syrian rebels. Meanwhile, the UN announced details of an investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. Arab Leaders who met in … Continued

26th Mar 2013

Syria opposition leader demands Patriot missiles, UN seat

Syria’s opposition leader Moaz al-Khatib, taking Syria’s seat at an Arab summit for the first time on Tuesday, said the United States should use Patriot missiles to protect rebel-held areas from government warplanes. Khatib said the United States should play … Continued

26th Mar 2013

Jailed Bahraini activist on hunger strike for “dignity”

Published Monday, March 25, 2013 (Al-Akhbar): A jailed Bahraini rights activist who launched an open-ended hunger strike eight days ago after being denied visitation rights has published a letter explaining her actions. Zainab al-Khawaja, who is serving a six-month prison … Continued

26th Mar 2013

Arab League summit opens in Doha with focus on Syrian crisis

DOHA, (Xinhua): The 24th summit of the Arab League ( AL) started Tuesday in Qatar’s capital of Doha, with regional issues such as the Syrian crisis set to top its agenda. A total of 15 heads of state of Arab … Continued

25th Mar 2013

Syria’s opposition head resigns as fault lines emerge

The head of Syria’s main opposition group has resigned after an apparent dispute over the election of a prime minister for rebel-held areas. Meanwhile the Free Syrian Army said it would not recognize the new premier. Preacher Mouaz al-Khatib said … Continued

23rd Mar 2013

Lebanon: Mikati announces his resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced his resignation Friday evening, effectively dissolving the current government. In a televised address, Mikati said he was stepping down due to an impasse over a new election law and parliament’s refusal to extend the … Continued

23rd Mar 2013

Lebanon: Clashes rock Tripoli, killing 6

At least six people were killed – including one soldier – and 18 more wounded in renewed violence in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli since Thursday night. The first death came in an exchange of fire in the Qubbeh … Continued

23rd Mar 2013

Hizbullah’s Role in Syria

Hizbullah’s Role in Syria Al-Akhbar: For quite some time there has been a great deal of talk and speculation in Lebanon, Syria, and the Arab and Western worlds about Hezbollah’s true role in the Syrian crisis. The anti-Hezbollah propaganda machine … Continued

23rd Mar 2013

Israeli PM apologizes to Turkey after Obama push

Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News): Israel issued a formal apology to Turkey and agreed to pay compensation over the Mavi Marmara killings of 2010 on March 22 after a phone conversation between the two countries’ premiers, Benjamin Netanyahu and Recep Tayyip … 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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