Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman
23rd May 2016

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Binali Yildirim has been elected as the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s new chairman after an extraordinary congress in Ankara. Binali Yildirim, 60, who was the sole candidate … Continued

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan
19th May 2016

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan

LONDON (AA) – Syria’s opposition-held local council of Aleppo reached out to the new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, congratulating him on his recent election victory. In the open letter published by Syria Solidarity U.K. organization, a network of activists, … Continued

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad
16th May 2016

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 18 people were killed and another 32 injured on Sunday when a suicide car-bomb rocked Baghdad’s northern Taji district. Police Lieutenant Miqdam Mohamad of the Taji Security Complex told Anadolu Agency … Continued

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut
16th May 2016

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut

By Mubarak Mohamed   HADHRAMAUT, (AA): At least 25 soldiers were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack — which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, local sources told Anadolu Agency. … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban car-bomb kills four in Helmand
15th May 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban car-bomb kills four in Helmand

By Zabihullalh Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least four people were killed Saturday in a suicide car-bomb attack in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province that was later claimed by the Taliban, according to a local official. Provincial Police Chief Abdul … Continued

Iraq: 5 killed in Abu Gharib blasts
13th May 2016

Iraq: 5 killed in Abu Gharib blasts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – Five Iraqis were killed in suicide bombings claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in Abu Ghraib city, west of Baghdad, on Thursday. In a statement, Brigadier Gen. Saad Maan, a spokesman for the … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad
12th May 2016

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Wednesday’s car-bombs attack in Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr City district and elsewhere in the capital — responsibility for which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — has risen to 90, local medical … Continued

UK’s long-awaited Iraq war probe to come out in July
10th May 2016

UK’s long-awaited Iraq war probe to come out in July

LONDON (AA) – A long-awaited independent probe into Britain’s role in the 2003 Iraq war will finally be published in July this year, nearly seven years after it was commissioned. Retired Judge John Chilcot confirmed in a letter published online … Continued

Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27
6th May 2016

Syria: Warplane strikes refugee camp, kills 27

By Halit Suleyman   IDLIB,  (AA): At least 27 people were killed Thursday when a warplane targeted a refugee camp near the Syrian town of Sarmada in the Idlib province, according to reports from a nearby local field hospital. An … Continued

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria
3rd May 2016

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): Secretary of State John Kerry spoke via telephone Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov about ways to restore a fresh cease-fire throughout Syria, the State Department said. “Both ministers, again talked predominantly … Continued

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s twin car bombings in the city of Al-Samawah in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province has risen to 36 with another 90 injured, a local medical official told Anadolu Agency. Adel … Continued

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone

By Moayed al-Tarafi, Ali Jawad and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of firebrand Shia Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr withdrew from Baghdad’s Green Zone Sunday after holding a sit-in for two straight days. A protest leader, Ihlas al-Ubeydi, made a … Continued

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament
1st May 2016

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Supporters of prominent Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday before forcing their way into the parliament building where they broke windows and smashed furniture. Pro-Sadr demonstrators … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 62 others were injured Wednesday when a Russian warplane targeted a field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood, a civil defense official said. Ibrahim Hajj Ibrahim, a civil … Continued

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20
28th Apr 2016

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

BURSA, (AA): A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said. 12 people detained in several provinces in Turkey on the … Continued

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos
27th Apr 2016

Greece: Protests broke out at refugee camp in Lesbos

By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) – Protests broke out at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos during Tuesday’s visit of Greek Migration Minister Ioannis Mouzalas and his Dutch counterpart Klass Dijkhoff. Shouting “Freedom, freedom,” angry refugees … Continued

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack
26th Apr 2016

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack

BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad left seven people dead and 31 injured Monday. According to security sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk with the media, the suicide bomber detonated himself … Continued

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks
25th Apr 2016

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Salih and Suleiman al-Qubeisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 20 people were killed on Saturday in a spate of attacks across Iraq’s capital. A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring … Continued

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey
24th Apr 2016

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP, (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Syrian refugees on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nizip district. European Council President Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of EU Commission Frans Timmermans were also … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … 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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