Iraq: 5 people killed in Baghdad blasts
6th Feb 2017

Iraq: 5 people killed in Baghdad blasts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least five people were killed and 18 others injured in three separate bomb attacks around Baghdad late Saturday, according to a security source. Two civilians were killed when an explosive device went off … Continued

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul
3rd Feb 2017

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul

By Muayyad al-Tarfi   BAGHDAD (AA): Almost 50,000 displaced people have returned to their homes in eastern Mosul and the city’s southern Qayyarah district, both of which were recently recaptured by the Iraqi army from the Daesh terrorist group, according … Continued

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’
3rd Feb 2017

Yemen raid killing civilians ‘very well thought out & executed’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Thursday defended a weekend raid on al-Qaeda positions in Yemen that left one Navy SEAL dead and killed an undetermined number of civilians. “This was a very, very well thought … Continued

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen
31st Jan 2017

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi warship off Yemen

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Two sailors were killed Monday in alleged suicide attack by Yemen’s Houth [Ansar Allah] rebels on a Saudi frigate in the Red Sea, the Saudi-led coalition said. A frigate on patrol came under attack … Continued

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen
29th Jan 2017

Yemen: US raid kills 40 in southern Yemen

By Murad al-Arifi   SANA’A (AA): At least 40 people were reportedly killed in a U.S. raid that targeted suspected al-Qaeda leaders in southern Yemen on Sunday, according to local sources. Helicopter-born commandos attacked the house of senior al-Qaeda leader … Continued

Iran: 4 bodies pulled from rubble of Tehran building collapse
24th Jan 2017

Iran: 4 bodies pulled from rubble of Tehran building collapse

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN (AA): Iranian rescue teams on Monday pulled four more bodies out from under the rubble of a large commercial building that collapsed last week in central Tehran. Rescue teams pulled another two bodies from … Continued

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana
24th Jan 2017

Kazakhstan: Second day of Syria peace talks in Astana

By Mohamad Misto   ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AA): Peace talks aimed at ending the Syria conflict entered the second day on Tuesday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana. The talks, which will focus on extending the cease-fire that came into effect on Dec. … Continued

Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul
20th Jan 2017

Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul

By Ibrahim Saleh, Serhad Shakir and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD/NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Iraqi army forces on Thursday captured a military facility and a presidential palace in Iraq’s northern Daesh-held city of Mosul, Iraqi army sources told Anadolu Agency. “Forces from … Continued

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border
16th Jan 2017

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border

By Islam Sajid and Aamir Latif   ISLAMABAD and KARACHI, (AA): At least 10 people, including three security personnel, were killed and several others wounded in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday. The incident took place in the Pachir … Continued

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack
15th Jan 2017

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack

By Hussein al-Amir   DIYALA, (AA): At least nine victims were killed and 20 others injured Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack, police told Anadolu Agency. The vehicle was detonated near a police checkpoint in the Al-Halis area northeast … Continued

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria
13th Jan 2017

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria

By Ertugrul Subasi   ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement, allowing the two countries to work in coordination for the safety of their military aviation in war-torn Syria, the Turkish army said on Thursday. In a statement … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing
12th Jan 2017

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Eleven people, including five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been killed in a double bomb attack in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. The attack late Tuesday targeted the governor’s … Continued

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president
10th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president

By Ahmed al-Masri   BEIRUT (AA): Lebanese President Michel Aoun set out for Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday for his first official visit abroad since assuming office late last October, Lebanese media has reported. According to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry, … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6
9th Jan 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): At least six Iraqi civilians were killed when a suicide bomber struck a market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, according to a police source. Police Officer Hatem al-Jabri told Anadolu Agency the incident in … Continued

Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive
9th Jan 2017

Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive

By Gulsen Topcu   MOSUL (AA): A total of 4,500 civilians have fled northern Iraqi city of Mosul over the past three days as government forces launched the second phase of battles to retake the city form Daesh terrorists, an … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad
8th Jan 2017

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad

By Amer al-Hassani   BAGHDAD (AA):– At least 13 civilians were killed and 50 others injured when a car bomb detonated near a public market in eastern Baghdad, according to a security source. Daesh has claimed responsibilty. The explosion hit … Continued

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz
7th Jan 2017

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   AZAZ, (AA): At least 60 people were killed Saturday by a car bomb attack in Aleppo’s opposition-held Azaz district in northwestern Syria, according to a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense official. An explosive-laden vehicle … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military
7th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan’s former army chief, General Raheel Sharif has been appointed as commander of the 34-nation Islamic military alliance against terrorism at its headquarters in Saudi capital Riyadh, Pakistan’s defense minister Khawaja Asif … Continued

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse
6th Jan 2017

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse

ANKARA (AA): Turkish leaders have condemned Thursday the terrorist attack near the main courthouse in Turkey’s western coastal city of Izmir, which left a police officer and an officer of the court killed and five others injured. According to Izmir … Continued

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul
5th Jan 2017

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem   NINEVEH, (AA);  At least 14 civilians were killed, including women and children, and another 32 injured in a suicide bombing that rocked Mosul on Wednesday, according to an Iraqi security source. Iraqi Federal Police officer Adnan … 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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