Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed
10th Jul 2016

Syria: Daesh downs helicopter, 2 Russian pilots killed

By Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   MOSCOW (AA): Two Russian pilots were killed near the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria’s western Homs province Friday when Daesh downed a helicopter belonging to the Syrian army, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday. … Continued

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin
8th Jul 2016

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin

  Press TV: Between 35 to 50 civilians have lost their lives and 60 others sustained injuries when Daesh terrorists carried out suicide bombings and shooting attack near a holy Shia Muslim mausoleum north of the Iraqi capital. Security sources … Continued

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4
5th Jul 2016

Saudi Arabia rocked by three suicide attacks killing 4

    By Ramazan Turgut MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AA) – A suicide bomber targeted the Saudi Arabian city of Medina on Monday as the kingdom was hit by two other terror attacks. Four Saudi security forces were killed in Medina. … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad
4th Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 151, incl children, in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared three days of mourning Sunday in the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Baghdad that killed at least 151 people. The attack, which was claimed … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad
3rd Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 80 people were killed early Sunday in a car bomb blast claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The bomb hit al-Karada, a busy shopping district in … Continued

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44
1st Jul 2016

Turkey: Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 44

By Hatice Senses Kurukiz   ISTANBUL, (AA): The death toll in the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport rose to 44 Thursday after a 25-year-old succumbed to his wounds, according to a hospital source. Yasin Ocal, a Turkish citizen, died … Continued

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack
29th Jun 2016

Turkey: 30 dead, 60 injured in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA): Nearly 30 people were killed and 60 others injured in a terror attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, Gov. Vasip Sahin said early Wednesday. “According to initial report, at least 30 people were killed by three suicide bombers … Continued

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks
27th Jun 2016

Israel PM thanks US’ Biden for ‘encouraging’ Turkey talks

WASHINGTON (AA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for “encouraging” normalization talks with Turkey, according to the White House. During a telephone call that Netanyahu initiated, Biden congratulated the Israeli leader on … Continued

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar
21st Jun 2016

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar

By Ahmad al-Masri   DOHA, Qatar (AA): Bahraini authorities on Monday revoked the citizenship of Ayatullah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the country’s leading Shia Muslim scholar and the spiritual leader of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest opposition movement. Ayatullah Qassim’s ancestors are … Continued

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq
20th Jun 2016

Iraq: 600 families flee as fighting rages in N Iraq

By Arif Youssef & Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA) – Around 600 Iraqi families have fled their homes in the northern Nineveh province as fighting has raged between Iraqi forces and Daesh terrorists south of Mosul. “Some 600 families have … Continued

Iraq: 9 killed by attacks in Baghdad
12th Jun 2016

Iraq: 9 killed by attacks in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AA) – At least nine people have been killed by attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday, including the families of two soldiers. Brigadier General Nazim al-Zamli told Anadolu Agency that unidentified assailants broke into the home … Continued

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district
11th Jun 2016

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district

By Halit Suleyman   DAMASCUS (AA): Twin blasts in a Damascus suburb have killed eight people and injured 25 others on Saturday, according to the Syrian official news agency (SANA). The agency reported that the first attack was by a … Continued

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts
9th Jun 2016

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): A Shia Muslim leader has called on the Iraqi government not open up any new fronts in the battle against Daesh until all members of the terrorist group are expunged from the western city … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20
8th Jun 2016

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20

By Ali Jawad BAGHDAD (AA) – At least eight people were killed and another 20 injured by a bomb that went off Tuesday in a residential district of Iraq’s southern city of Karbala, according to witnesses. Daesh has claimed responsibility … Continued

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries
7th Jun 2016

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries

ISTANBUL (AA) – An early morning explosion in Istanbul’s historic Beyazit area has killed two people and caused an unconfirmed number of injuries Tuesday. The blast in the Beyazit Vezneciler district on the city’s European side damaged nearby shops and … Continued

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah
7th Jun 2016

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): A mass grave containing the remains of 400 people was found in the western city of Fallujah, an Iraqi officer has said. “The mass grave was uncovered in northern Fallujah as security forces were … Continued

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack
6th Jun 2016

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack

By Mohammad Fahim Abed   KABUL (AA): An Afghan lawmaker, Sher Wali Wardak, and his two guards were killed in a bomb attack outside the deputy’s house in the Afghan capital Kabul Sunday afternoon, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. … Continued

Turkey: Bus plunges into irrigation channel, 12 dead
6th Jun 2016

Turkey: Bus plunges into irrigation channel, 12 dead

By Muzaffer Cagliyaner, Ahmet Erkan Yigitsozlu   OSMANIYE, (AA): Twelve passengers were killed and 23 others injured when an intercity bus plunged into an irrigation channel in southern Turkey’s Osmaniye province Sunday, health sources told Anadolu Agency. According to the … Continued

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash
3rd Jun 2016

German ‘genocide’ motion provokes Turkish backlash

ANKARA (AA): The German parliamentary resolution recognizing the deaths of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as genocide drew a fierce reaction from Turkey on Thursday. Speaking at an event in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called the resolution “fallacious”, saying … Continued

Syria:  Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib
1st Jun 2016

Syria: Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Sarioglu   IDLIB, (AA) : At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured when three Russian warplanes allegedly carried out a total of 17 airstrikes on the opposition-held city of Idlib in northwestern Syria, … 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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