Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

By Ali Jawad and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture the predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh … Continued

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

By Emre Gurkan Abay   MOSCOW (AA) – Russian airstrikes destroyed a column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. More than 200 terrorists and 20 vehicles … Continued

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan
21st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The UN mission Sunday verified allegations that the Taliban and local self-proclaimed Daesh terrorists killed civilians in an attack in northern Afghanistan earlier this month. On Aug. 3, militants stormed the Mirza Olang … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast
10th Aug 2017

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA, Switzerland, (AA): About 50 Somali and Ethiopian refugees, mostly teenagers, were “deliberately” drowned on Wednesday by a human smuggler who forced 120 migrants into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) … Continued

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017
8th Aug 2017

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017

By Ali Oweida   MAARIB, Yemen (AA): More than 200 children have been killed in war-battered Yemen this year, a UN official said Monday. “In 2017, 201 children killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Resident … Continued

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters
8th Aug 2017

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters

BAGHDAD (AA) – Dozens of fighters from a Shia militia were killed by U.S. shelling near Iraq’s border with Syria, the group said Tuesday. In a statement, the Sayed Al-Shuhada Brigade said the U.S. artillery attack would “not go unpunished” … Continued

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes
4th Aug 2017

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes

By Seval Ocak Adiyaman and Tolga Albay   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): Ankara, Doha and Tehran want to discuss land trade routes on the sidelines of the oath-taking ceremony of Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci … Continued

Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat
2nd Aug 2017

Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – At least 29 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suspected suicide bomber struck a Shia Muslim mosque in western Herat province Tuesday evening, according to a hospital official. … Continued

Afghanistan: Daesh terrorists attack Iraqi embassy in Kabul
1st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Daesh terrorists attack Iraqi embassy in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul was attacked Monday by Daesh terrorists with a heavy blast followed by dark smoke and gunfire. Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish told Anadolu … Continued

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast
28th Jul 2017

Turkey: Six refugees die as boat capsizes off Turkish coast

By Göksel Kayseri and Tezcan Ekizler IZMIR, Turkey (AA): The bodies of six refugees, including women and children, were recovered late Thursday after a boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean cost, the Turkish coast guard confirmed.Two woman and four children died … Continued

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border
27th Jul 2017

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday the death of one of its soldiers in clashes with Houthi [Ansar Allah] rebels near its southern border with Yemen. “The dead soldier belonged to ground forces as he was … Continued

Afghanistan: 30 killed, over 60 injured in Taliban suicide bomb attack in W Kabul
24th Jul 2017

Afghanistan: 30 killed, over 60 injured in Taliban suicide bomb attack in W Kabul

The Muslim News: A suicide car bomb explosion in western Kabul has killed 30 people and injured over 60, according to officials. The attack has been claimed by the Taliban, who have been very active in the last few months. … Continued

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria
20th Jul 2017

US: Pentagon complains about report on US presence in Syria

WASHINGTON (AA): The Pentagon on Wednesday is upset about a report by Anadolu Agency on U.S. military posts in Syria that used local sources, but the department did not deny its details. “While we cannot independently verify the sources that … Continued

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord
18th Jul 2017

US certifies Iran in compliance with nuclear accord

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Donald Trump administration late Monday re-certified Iran is in compliance with a landmark nuclear accord brokered with international powers, but said Tehran is violating the agreement’s “spirit”. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson formally … Continued

UAE behind Qatar hacks
17th Jul 2017

UAE behind Qatar hacks

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was behind a series of hacks that sparked regional discord and isolated Qatar from its neighbors, according to a media report Sunday. Abu Dhabi orchestrated the cyber offensive, hacking … Continued

Syria: Assad Govt barrel bombs killed 94 civilians in 2017
10th Jul 2017

Syria: Assad Govt barrel bombs killed 94 civilians in 2017

By Adham Kako   ANKARA (AA): The Assad Government has killed 94 civilians with barrel bombs in the first half of 2017, according to an NGO report released on Sunday. Out of the 94 civilians, 41 were children and 20 … Continued

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF
5th Jul 2017

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANAA, Yemen (AA): Some 10 million children in Yemen are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). In a statement posted on its official Facebook page, UNICEF’s Yemen office … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul
4th Jul 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid, Arif Yusuf and Mahmut Geldi   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Twenty-three people, including 10 women and five children were killed in suspected Daesh suicide bombings in Mosul’s Old City on Monday, according to an anti-terrorism officer. Two suspected … Continued

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus
3rd Jul 2017

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus

By Khaled Suleiman   DAMASCUS (AA): At least 19 people were killed in a car bombing in Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, according to local medical sources. The fatalities occurred when a bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle in Tahrir square … 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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