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France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric
4th Jan 2018

France: Macron urges dialogue with Iran, slams strong rhetoric

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for maintaining dialogue with Iran, warning that bellicose statements by the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia towards Tehran could have severe consequences. “The tone of recent comments … Continued

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country
2nd Jan 2018

Iran: Death toll rises to 16 in protests across the country

By Narges Rezai, Mustafa Melih Ahishali, Khalilur Rahman Salahshoor   ISTANBUL (AA): At least 16 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran, officials said Monday. At least five people were killed Monday in protests … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack in Shia Muslim cultural centre in Kabul claims 41 lives
29th Dec 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack in Shia Muslim cultural centre in Kabul claims 41 lives

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide attack at a facility hosting a news agency and a cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday has claimed 41 lives. Nasrat Rehimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior … Continued

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean
28th Dec 2017

Turkish Coast Guard pulls 132 from dinghies in Aegean

By Esber Ayaydin   IZMIR, Turkey (AA)  Three groups of migrants were saved as they attempted to cross from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Turkish Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 132 migrants from Syria, Angola, Afghanistan, Eritrea, … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh kills 6 in Kabul
25th Dec 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh kills 6 in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide blast close to the compound of Afghanistan’s top spy agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), in the capital Kabul on Monday killed at least six people, officials confirmed. Najib … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks kill 12 in Helmand Province
18th Dec 2017

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks kill 12 in Helmand Province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Twelve people, including 11 policemen and a woman, were killed in two separate attacks in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials confirmed. Taliban gunmen stormed military posts in Lashkargah, provincial capital of Helmand … Continued

Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria
10th Dec 2017

Iraqi forces recaptures all territories overrun by Daesh, incl border with Syria

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday. “Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border,” al-Abadi said in a televised … Continued

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia
1st Dec 2017

EU lawmakers call for arms embargo against Saudi Arabia

By Ilker Girit   (AA): The European Parliament on Thursday called for an EU arms embargo against Saudi Arabia amid the “world’s largest famine” in Yemen. In a non-binding voting, a resolution urging EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to … Continued

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

By Selen Temizer and Sena Guler (AA): Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran reiterated their support for Syria’s territorial integrity during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district
22nd Nov 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district

By Hussein al-Amir and Ali Mukarrem Garip   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 21 people were killed Tuesday when the Turkmen-majority Tuz Khurmatu district in Iraq’s Saladin province north of Baghdad was rocked by a massive car bomb, according to a … Continued

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi
21st Nov 2017

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi

By Diyar Guldogan (AA): Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syria’s Bashar al-Assad on Monday in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Putin and Assad discussed the political settlement in Syria, according to the Kremlin’s statement. Assad’s … Continued

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian
18th Nov 2017

‘1 of every 5’ US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilian

By Mustafa Deveci   (AA): One of every five airstrikes in Iraq by the U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition has resulted in a civilian death, according to the New York Times Thursday. The American daily said the civilian casualties by coalition strikes … Continued

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms
17th Nov 2017

US downplays deal with Daesh terrorists in Raqqa, allowing safe passage with arms

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. on Thursday downplayed a recent deal allowing thousands of armed Daesh terrorists safe passage from Syria’s Raqqa city, instead urging all sides to seek a “political solutions”. Raqqa served as the de-facto … Continued

Syria: Airstrikes kill 53 in Aleppo province
14th Nov 2017

Syria: Airstrikes kill 53 in Aleppo province

By Burak Karakocaoglu, Ashraf Musa and Cem Genco   IDLIB, Syria (AA): At least 53 people were killed Monday in airstrikes that targeted a marketplace in Syria’s northwestern Aleppo province, according to a Syrian Civil Defense (SCD) team. Three airstrikes … Continued

Iran:  Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured
13th Nov 2017

Iran: Quake rocks northern Iraq, Iran, 214 killed, 2500 injured

(AA) – An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening. At least 214 people were killed and 2500 others injured in Iran’s border areas. The epicenter of … Continued

Ex-Lebanon PM being ‘held’ by Saudi Arabia: Nasrallah
11th Nov 2017

Ex-Lebanon PM being ‘held’ by Saudi Arabia: Nasrallah

By Wassim Seifeddine   BEIRUT (AA): Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s recently resigned prime minister, is being held against his will by Saudi Arabia, which isn’t allowing him to return to Lebanon, Hezbollah [Hizbullah] Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said Friday. Hariri’s abrupt resignation … Continued

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home
10th Nov 2017

Iraqi Muslims urge Christian neighbours to return home

By Serhad Shaker   BAGHDAD (AA): Scores of young Iraqi Muslims have taken part in the restoration of the Middle East’s second largest church, urging their displaced Christian neighbors to return to their homes. “Dozens of young Muslim volunteers from … Continued

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike
9th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: UN confirms 14 civilian casualties in Kunduz in US airstrike

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – The UN mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday said it has credible evidence that civilians were killed in a U.S. air raid in northern Kunduz province last week. UN Assistance Mission in … Continued

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians
8th Nov 2017

UN concerned aid operations in Yemen blocked by Saudi Arabia & killing of civilians

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN on Tuesday said it was “deeply concerned” about a series of recent attacks in Yemen and the impact of the closure of air and sea ports in the country which has blocked … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb, gun attack on Afghan TV station, 2 killed
7th Nov 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb, gun attack on Afghan TV station, 2 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A small group of attackers killed at least two security guards in an attack on a TV station in capital Kabul on Tuesday, police said. The attack on the offices of broadcaster … 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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