27th Mar 2014

Lebanon: Child killed in renewed Tripoli clashes

Gunmen shot dead a motorist in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli Wednesday, causing his car to veer off the road where it struck a woman, killing her instantly, an Al-Akhbar correspondent and state media reported. The woman’s son was also … Continued

27th Mar 2014

Bahraini photographer among 29 jailed for up to 10 years

  [Photographer Ahmed Humaidan jailed] A Bahraini court on Wednesday jailed 29 people, including an award winning photographer, for up to 10 years for an alleged attack on a police center in April 2012. A judicial source and activists said … Continued

26th Mar 2014

Iraq: 27 people killed across the country

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Iraqi police said 27 people were killed and 29 others wounded in violent attacks across the country on Tuesday. In northern Iraq, gunmen in civilian cars attacked an army checkpoint in Ain-Jahash area, just south of Nineveh’s provincial … Continued

26th Mar 2014

Syrian war dominates Arab summit

[Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on March 25, 2014. (Photo: Yasser al-Zayyat)]   Syria’s opposition called for “sophisticated” arms at an Arab summit in Kuwait Tuesday … Continued

25th Mar 2014

Yemen: Gunmen kill 20 soldiers

[Yemeni soldiers] Gunmen in Yemen killed 20 soldiers Monday at a checkpoint in Hadramawt province, the official Saba news agency said of the latest in a wave of attacks blamed on al-Qaeda. “Twenty soldiers were killed in the armed attack … Continued

24th Mar 2014

Lebanon: Pro- and anti-Assad groups clash in west Beirut, killing one

  A firefight erupted in the Lebanese capital early Sunday between supporters and opponents of the Syrian government, the Lebanese National News Agency reported. Clashes erupted 3:00 am in southwest Beirut near Sports City, and lasted more than five hours. … Continued

22nd Mar 2014

Bahrain: Thousands protest sectarian discrimination

[Photo: Thousands of Bahrainis, mainly from the Shi’a majority, demonstrated near Manama Friday against what they described as “sectarian discrimination”] Thousands of Bahrainis demonstrated near Manama Friday against sectarian discrimination targeting the majority Shia sect in the US-backed kingdom. “No … Continued

22nd Mar 2014

Syria: Unknown role of Kuwait’s Salafis in Syria

[Photo: Rebel forces in Syria. Archive photo] By Shuaib Anjarini Al-Akhbar: Kuwaiti Salafis have played a central role in supporting armed groups in Syria. They have established support entities, and most of them do their work in public and are … Continued

21st Mar 2014

Turkey blocks Twitter, after Erdoğan vowed ‘eradication’

  [‘We’ll eradicate Twitter. I don’t care what the international community says,’ Turkish PM Erdoğan said at his campaign rally in Bursa. DHA Photo] Hurriyet Daily News:   Turkey has blocked access to Twitter, hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vowed … Continued

21st Mar 2014

Afghanistan: Nine killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel weeks ahead of elections

  [Archive photo] A Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul has killed several civilians, including children and foreigners. The attack comes just weeks before Afghanistan’s presidential election.   At least eight civilians were killed during an assault by … Continued

20th Mar 2014

Iraq violence kills 30

  Violence across Iraq, including shelling and clashes in a militant-held city on Baghdad’s doorstep, killed 30 people on Wednesday amid a protracted surge in bloodletting with polls looming next month. The bloodletting also wounded dozens more as the authorities … Continued

20th Mar 2014

Syria: One killed as Israel strikes at Syrian army in Golan

Israel launched air raids against Syrian army positions early Wednesday and issued a stark warning to Damascus just hours after a bomb on the occupied Golan Heights wounded four of its soldiers. The Syrian armed forces said in a statement … Continued

18th Mar 2014

Afghanistan: Many killed in suicide attack in northern Afghanistan

More than a dozen people have been killed and many others wounded in bomb blast at a busy market in northern Afghanistan. This is the latest attack carried out in the run-up to the country’s presidential election. The governor of … Continued

18th Mar 2014

Lebanon: Four rockets strike East Lebanon amid security fears

  [Archive photo] Four rockets struck residential neighborhoods in Lebanon’s eastern town of Labwe and its outskirts on Monday injuring at least one person, the army said, as security forces struggled to contain violence fueled by a Syrian army offensive … Continued

17th Mar 2014

Lebanon: Suicide bomber kills two in East Lebanon

جبهة النصرة في لبنان @jabhalb    Follow بيان16 جبهة النصرة في لبنان عملية استشهادية على معقل حزب إيران اللعين في منطقة النبي عثمان http://justpaste.it/nabyothman  8:38 PM – 16 Mar 2014 348 Retweets           96 favorites     A suicide bomber killed two … Continued

15th Mar 2014

Afghanistan: Karzai insists Afghan military can handle security in final parliament speech

Afghanistan’s departing president, Hamid Karzai, has targeted the US during his final address to parliament in Kabul. Karzai said Afghan troops no longer needed international help to defend the country.   Karzai, whose final term in office expires after  next … Continued

15th Mar 2014

Syrian army enters rebel-held Yabrud

Syrian soldiers entered eastern districts of the town of Yabrud, the last rebel bastion near the Lebanese border north of Damascus, on Saturday and advanced towards the main street, al-Mayadeen television said. The Beirut-based station broadcast footage showing soldiers charging … Continued

14th Mar 2014

Lebanon: Two killed, including child, in North Lebanon clashes

At least two people were killed, including a young girl, and 10 people injured when clashes erupted between rival neighborhoods in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, a site of frequent battles related to the war in Syria, state news … Continued

14th Mar 2014

Yemen: Eight killed in firefight near Sana’a

Six rebels and two soldiers were killed in a firefight near Sanaa on Thursday, as Huthis press on south towards the Yemeni capital, tribal and security sources said. Eight of the Huthi rebels, also known as Ansarullah (Partisans of God), … Continued

12th Mar 2014

Turkey: Protests over young Gezi victim Berkin Elvan’s death grip Turkey

Istanbul, (Hurriyet Daily News):  Several demonstrations were staged in 32 provinces across Turkey to protest against the death of Berkin Elvan, the 15-year-old teenager who died earlier March 11 after spending 269 days in coma after being hit in the … Continued

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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