Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden
29th Aug 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden

By Murad al-Arifi   ADEN,  (AA): At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in Yemen’s southern Aden city Monday, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to initial reports, a … Continued

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

By Halit Suleyman, Kurbani Geyik and Sinan Uslu   JARABULUS, Syria (AA): A string of villages in northern Syria have been liberated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a commander said Sunday, following the group’s success in freeing Jarabulus from … Continued

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

By Orhan Onur Gemici   ANKARA (AA): Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear a headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a new ruling published on Saturday. Turkey’s Official Gazette carries a new rule … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL (AA): A deadly 10-hour assault on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul ended early on Thursday leaving at least 13 people dead, including seven young students. A group of Taliban militants stormed … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … Continued

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. State Department announced Tuesday it has received a formal request from Ankara for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, sought in Turkey on charges of leading a bloody coup attempt last month. “We … Continued

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz
23rd Aug 2016

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz

By Murad al-Arifi   SANAA (AA): At least 46 people were killed in deadly clashes Monday between pro-government forces and Ansar Allah group (Houthis) in Yemen’s central Taiz province. Battles broke out in western Taiz, in which 25 Houthis and … Continued

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

By Ahmet Dursun and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ISTANBUL (AA): Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia on Monday for “showing off” by announcing how Russian jets had used an Iranian airbase to strike at positions in Syria. Speaking on state-run television, … Continued

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed
22nd Aug 2016

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed

ISTANBUL (AA): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said early signs point to Daesh’s involvement in Saturday’s deadly blast that targeted a wedding ceremony in southeast Turkey. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul Sunday, Erdogan said a suicide bomber aged between 12 … Continued

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey
21st Aug 2016

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 94 wounded in a blast at a wedding ceremony on Saturday in southeastern Turkey, the regional governor said. The “terror attack” took place in the Beybahce neighborhood of the Gaziantep province’s … Continued

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey
18th Aug 2016

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey

By Ahmed J Versi “We thought the era of coup was over in Turkey. That is why everyone in Turkey, the Government and the opposition were surprised and taken aback with the July 15 failed coup,” AK Party MP for … Continued

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey
18th Aug 2016

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey

By Necat Hazar   VAN, (AA): Three victims were killed Tuesday in a terror attack in the eastern city of Van, authorities told Anadolu Agency. Deputy Gov. Mehmet Parlak said the casualties occurred when PKK terrorists detonated a bomb-wired vehicle … Continued

Iraq: 6 killed in multiple attacks in Baghdad
16th Aug 2016

Iraq: 6 killed in multiple attacks in Baghdad

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): Six victims were killed Monday, including one police officer, and 20 injured in bomb and sniper attacks in Baghdad, according to Iraq’s interior ministry. In the northern town of At-Tarmiyah, an unidentified sniper targeted … Continued

Yemen: 11 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on MSF hospital
16th Aug 2016

Yemen: 11 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on MSF hospital

By Zekeriyya al-Kemali   SANAA (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 19 others injured late Monday in Yemen in a Saudi-led airstrike that hit a hospital operated by the medical charity group Doctors Without Borders. The group, also … Continued

Yemen: 10 children killed in their classroom by Saudi coalition airstrike
14th Aug 2016

Yemen: 10 children killed in their classroom by Saudi coalition airstrike

Agencies: Ten children have been killed and more than 20 injured by an airstrike on a school in Northern Yemen carried out by the Saudi-led military coalition Saturday, reported by the international charity Medecins sans Frontieres, who said all the … Continued

Syria: US-backed coalition, allies take strategic Manbij city
13th Aug 2016

Syria: US-backed coalition, allies take strategic Manbij city

By Mohamad Misto   ALEPPO, (AA): The U.S.-backed Syrian Arab Coalition and the PYD (the Syrian arm of the PKK terrorist group) seized control of the strategic city of Manbij from the Daesh terrorist group Friday, according to local sources. … Continued

Turkey: Twin PKK attacks kills 8 in SE Turkey
11th Aug 2016

Turkey: Twin PKK attacks kills 8 in SE Turkey

By Halil Ibrahim Sincar, Adnan Kochan and Osman Oksuz   MARDIN, (AA): Eight people, including police officers, were killed and several others injured on Wednesday in two separate PKK bomb attacks in southeastern Turkey, according to the country’s transport minister. … Continued

Iraq: Hospital fire kills 11 babies in Baghdad
10th Aug 2016

Iraq: Hospital fire kills 11 babies in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Eleven newborn babies were killed on Wednesday in a fire that broke out at a hospital in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the Iraqi Health Ministry said. Ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Redini said the fire at … Continued

Russia: Turkey, Russia determined to boost ties
10th Aug 2016

Russia: Turkey, Russia determined to boost ties

By Tutku Senen, Sibel Ugurlu, Gulsen Cagatay and Fatih Dogan   ANKARA (AA) : President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Turkey and Russia are determined to boost ties to levels beyond what they were before last November’s jet crisis. … Continued

Iraq: 5 killed, many injured, in bomb blasts
7th Aug 2016

Iraq: 5 killed, many injured, in bomb blasts

BAGHDAD (AA): At least five people were killed Saturday, including three soldiers, in separate bomb attacks in Iraq, the country’s interior minster told Anadolu Agency. Fifteen civilians were also injured in the attacks. One soldier was killed and three others … 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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