Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30
26th Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30

(The Muslim News): At least 30 people were killed and 90 injured in a suicide attack that targeted a stadium in Iraq’s Babil province Friday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack took place in the northern town of … Continued

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt
21st Mar 2016

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Shia Zaydi Muslim Ansar Allah [Houthi] group is prepared to engage in a fresh round of talks with the Yemeni government with a view to ending the country’s two-year-old conflict, Yemeni sources have … Continued

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack
20th Mar 2016

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA) – Five people, including the suicide attacker were killed and 39 others were injured in an explosion on Istanbul’s popular Istiklal Street Saturday, Turkish officials said. The White House confirmed two American citizens were among the four killed … Continued

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces
15th Mar 2016

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces

MOSCOW (AA) – Russia will start withdrawing “most” of its forces from Syria Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday. “I think that the tasks set to the Defense Ministry are generally fulfilled. That is why I order to begin … Continued

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara
14th Mar 2016

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara

ANKARA (AA): Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu has said the death toll from Sunday night’s car bomb attack in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood is 34 dead with 125 injured. In remarks made to the media following a security meeting chaired … Continued

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl
12th Mar 2016

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl

KIRKUK, Iraq (AA) – A two-year-old girl died at an Iraqi hospital on Friday after falling victim to a chlorine gas attack by the terrorist Daesh group in the northern province of Saladin. “Fatma Samir was brought to our hospital … Continued

UK: Turkish citizens to require visas for UK despite EU deal
10th Mar 2016

UK: Turkish citizens to require visas for UK despite EU deal

LONDON (AA) – Turkish citizens will still require visas for the U.K. despite an agreement between EU and Turkey at a recent summit in Brussels, British Minister for Europe David Lidington said Wednesday. In remarks made at the House of … Continued

Syria: 15 killed in attack in Idlib
8th Mar 2016

Syria: 15 killed in attack in Idlib

By Mohamed Misto   IDLIB, (AA): At least 15 people were killed in a regime attack in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province Monday, local sources have said. A regime warplane struck a fuel market in Idlib, killing 15 people and injuring … Continued

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Aegean coast, 25 dead
7th Mar 2016

Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Aegean coast, 25 dead

AYDIN, (AA): The death toll from the refugee boat that sank this weekend in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s western province of Aydin has risen to 25, including 13 children. According to the district governor, the refugee boat was en … Continued

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack
6th Mar 2016

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least two Turkish nationals and one Afghan were killed Saturday — and two other Turkish nationals injured — when an unidentified gunman opened fire on them in Kabul, according to a local … Continued

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity
6th Mar 2016

Iran: Turkey, Iran agree on Syria’s territorial integrity

TEHRAN (AA) – Turkey and Iran share a common perspective on protecting Syria’s territorial integrity, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said during his visit to Iran’s capital Tehran on Saturday. Davutoglu said the two countries agreed to support the cessation … Continued

Tunisian parties, groups decry Hizbullah ‘terror’ listing
5th Mar 2016

Tunisian parties, groups decry Hizbullah ‘terror’ listing

By Ayman Jamali   TUNIS (AA) – Several Tunisian political parties and syndicates have condemned this week’s decision by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Council of Arab Interior Ministers to designate Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement a “terrorist” group. In a … Continued

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden
5th Mar 2016

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden

By Fouad Mosaad   ADEN, (AA): Sixteen people, including four nuns, were killed and a number of others injured on Friday when unidentified assailants attacked a hospice for the elderly in Yemen’s coastal city of Aden, according to eyewitnesses and … Continued

Turkey: Shots fired at state university rector’s car in Istanbul
4th Mar 2016

Turkey: Shots fired at state university rector’s car in Istanbul

By Ugur Islamoglu, Kenan Irtak and Yakup Cabuk   ISTANBUL (AA) – Armed men opened fire on the car of a state university rector in Istanbul Thursday night, leaving his private secretary slightly injured, security sources said. According to the … Continued

Afghanistan: 7 killed in Indian consulate attack in Nangarhar
3rd Mar 2016

Afghanistan: 7 killed in Indian consulate attack in Nangarhar

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least seven people were killed and another 19 injured on Wednesday when gunmen wearing explosive vests attacked the Indian consulate in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, according to Afghan officials. The attack began … Continued

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30
3rd Mar 2016

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30

DARAA,  (AA) – At least 30 people were killed Wednesday when a car bomb targeted a meeting of moderate rebel commanders in southern Syria, an opposition commander said. The attack in Quneitra province saw scores from various opposition groups wounded, … Continued

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader
3rd Mar 2016

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader

By Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): US special forces deployed to Iraq have captured a key Daesh operative, unnamed officials told American media. The Pentagon declined to comment on the capture operation that was first reported by … Continued

UN postpones Syrian peace talks
2nd Mar 2016

UN postpones Syrian peace talks

ANKARA (AA) – The UN announced Tuesday the postponement of Syrian peace talks between the government and opposition members by two days. Talks will now start March 9 to allow “adequate time to address logistical and practical matters” the UN’s … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala
1st Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala

DIYALA, (AA): At least 40 people were killed Monday by a suicide bombing in eastern Iraq, according to local security sources. According to initial estimates, the attack — which targeted a funeral being held at a mosque in the town … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad
29th Feb 2016

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 70 people were killed and another 100 injured by twin bombings that rocked Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday afternoon. The first bomb tore through a marketplace in eastern Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr … 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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