Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen
19th Mar 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises to 42 in airstrike in Red Sea off Yemen

By Zeynep Tufekci   SANA, Yemen (AA): Death toll rose to 42 in an airstrike on a migrant boat in the Red Sea off Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Saturday. The boat was packed with Somali migrants, … Continued

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria
18th Mar 2017

Syria: Israeli warplanes strike targets in Syria

By Abdel-Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA)  Israeli fighter jets at dawn Friday struck a number of targets in next-door Syria, according to the Israeli military. In a rare confirmation, the Israeli army said in a statement that “a number” of … Continued

Syria:  US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque
17th Mar 2017

Syria: US accused of air attack killing 58 civilians in Aleppo mosque

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, Syria (AA & The Musim News): US has been accused of an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer time in the Syrian city of Aleppo which killed 58 people late on Thursday. But a … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus
16th Mar 2017

Syria: Suicide bombing kills 25 in Damascus

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 25 people were killed Wednesday by a suicide bombing that targeted a major judicial complex in Damascus, according to Syria’s official SANA news agency. The bomber blew himself up inside the Palace of Justice in … Continued

Iraq evacuates over 5,000 civilians from W Mosul
13th Mar 2017

Iraq evacuates over 5,000 civilians from W Mosul

By Ali Jawad   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA):- More than 5,000 Iraqi civilians have fled their homes in western Mosul as Iraqi forces are struggling to dislodge Daesh terrorists from the northern city. “Iraqi forces have evacuated around 5,200 civilians from … Continued

Syria: 44 people killed near Shia Muslim cemetery in Damascus
12th Mar 2017

Syria: 44 people killed near Shia Muslim cemetery in Damascus

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 40 Iraqi pilgrims were killed in a double bomb attack in Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday, according to Iraq’s foreign ministry. Two bomb blasts went off near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery in … Continued

Afghanistan: Survivors speak of horror at hospital attack, 49 killed
10th Mar 2017

Afghanistan: Survivors speak of horror at hospital attack, 49 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A terror attack on a major hospital in central Kabul has shocked Afghans hardened by decades of war, insurgency and terrorism. Staff, patients and visitors were among the 49 people killed in … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombers hit wedding in Saladin, kill 23
10th Mar 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombers hit wedding in Saladin, kill 23

By Othman al-Shalash   SALADIN, Iraq (AA): At least 23 people were killed and another 20 injured when two blasts tore through a wedding in Iraq’s Saladin province north of Baghdad, according to a local police officer. “Suicide bombers targeted … Continued

Germany seeks to de-escalate tension with Turkey on rally bans
7th Mar 2017

Germany seeks to de-escalate tension with Turkey on rally bans

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Germany moved to reduce tension with Turkey on Monday amid an escalating war of words between the two countries over banned meetings of Turkish ministers with members of the Turkish community. “I believe that … Continued

Iraq: 8,000 Iraqi civilians evacuated from western Mosul
5th Mar 2017

Iraq: 8,000 Iraqi civilians evacuated from western Mosul

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have evacuated around 8,000 civilians from western Mosul in the past 24 hours amid an ongoing offensive to drive Daesh terrorists from the area, according to a local military officer. “The civilians … Continued

Syria: More than 800 Syrians killed in February alleges NGO
4th Mar 2017

Syria: More than 800 Syrians killed in February alleges NGO

By Ayse Aktas   ANKARA, Turkey (AA):  At least 876 civilians were killed last month in war-torn Syria, mostly by the Assad regime and its allies, alleges a U.K.-based NGO. According to a new report by the Syrian Network for … Continued

Iraq: Bomb blasts kill 3 in Baghdad
27th Feb 2017

Iraq: Bomb blasts kill 3 in Baghdad

By Amer al-Hasani   BAGHDAD (AA): Three people were killed in bomb attacks Sunday in Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to a local police officer. A bomb exploded near a marketplace in southern Baghdad, killing two people and injuring four others, … Continued

Iraqi army takes major district from Daesh in W Mosul
27th Feb 2017

Iraqi army takes major district from Daesh in W Mosul

By Amir al-Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army on Sunday captured a major district in western Mosul amid an ongoing offensive to drive Daesh terrorist group from the northern city, according to a military commander. “The anti-terrorism forces have … Continued

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit
26th Feb 2017

Iraq: Saudi FM arrives in Baghdad for surprise visit

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday on an unscheduled visit, according to an Iraqi official. Al-Jubeir is leading an official delegation for talks with Iraqi officials, the Foreign Ministry official … Continued

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Suicide bombings kill dozens in Homs

By Eman Nassar   ISTANBUL, Turkey (AA): At least 40 people were killed in two suicide bombings on heavily fortified security facilities in government-held Homs city in western Syria on Saturday, according to the official SANA news agency. Homs governor … Continued

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab
25th Feb 2017

Syria: Daesh bomb attack kills at least 60 in Al-Bab

By Halit Suleyman and Izzet Mazi   AL-BAB, Syria (AA): An attack by the Daesh terrorist group killed at least 60 people and injured 100 others in northern Syria’s strategic Al-Bab area on Friday. According to local sources speaking anonymously … Continued

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army
23rd Feb 2017

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army

By Sarp Ozer   ANKARA (AA & Agencies): Female members of Turkey’s armed forces will be able to wear headscarves for first time, under a Turkish Defense Ministry policy announced Wednesday. According to new ministry regulations, female soldiers can wear … Continued

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul
21st Feb 2017

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul

By Serhad Shaker   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Sixty thousand soldiers are participating in an Iraqi army offensive aimed at capturing the Daesh terrorist group’s last redoubts in western Mosul, according to an Iraqi military source. On Sunday, the Iraqi army … Continued

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province
20th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – Twenty-five people were killed by snowstorms and avalanches in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, just days after more than 100 people died due to heavy snowfall across the country, according to an … Continued

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad
19th Feb 2017

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad

By Mustapha Dalaa   ISTANBUL (AA): The assassination late last year of a Tunisian aviation engineer with alleged links to Palestinian group Hamas has put the spotlight on Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency suspected of killing Israel’s enemies. Mohamed al-Zawari was … 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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