22nd Sep 2014

Syria: Kurds call to arms after ISIS seizes dozens of villages

    Kurdish militants in Turkey have issued a new call to arms to defend a border town in northern Syria from advancing the Islamic State in Iraq and Lebanon (ISIS) fighters, and the Turkish authorities and United Nations prepared … Continued

22nd Sep 2014

Lebanon: Syria’s Nusra Front executes Lebanese soldier

    A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint controlled by Hezbollah resistance group in eastern Lebanon on Saturday, security sources and the state news agency NNA said. Al-Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack. … Continued

21st Sep 2014

Afghanistan awaits promised deal, poll results

    Final results of Afghanistan’s June election are due to be issued Sunday amid claims that the presidential rivals have struck a power-sharing deal. Aides to Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah [photo above] say they are ready to sign. … Continued

20th Sep 2014

Turkey: 49 hostages detained by ISIS in Mosul freed

          [Photo: Hostages released by ISIL are taken to the airport in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa. DHA photo]   Sanliurfa/Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News) : Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced Sept. 20 that Turkey’s 49 hostages … Continued

20th Sep 2014

Yemeni rebels agree to halt clashes

    Yemeni Houthi rebels agreed Friday to halt fighting with Islamists and troops just north of the capital that has killed dozens of people this week, negotiators linked to UN mediation said. “Rebel chief Abdelmalek al-Houthi designated two of … Continued

20th Sep 2014

Iraq: France begins bombing ISIS

  France said on Friday its jets had launched strikes inside Iraq for the first time since the country promised to join military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria insurgents who have taken over parts of the … Continued

20th Sep 2014

Lebanon: Two soldiers die in East Lebanon blast, Nusra says kills captive

    A roadside bomb planted by suspected extremists killed two Lebanese soldiers and wounded three others Friday at noon near the northeastern border town of Ersal, state media and the army said. Later in the evening, al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate … Continued

19th Sep 2014

Yemen: Armed rebels take new part of Yemen’s capital

  Houthi fighters have infiltrated another area near the capital city, according to officials. The Shiite rebel group has staged mass demonstrations for months, demanding the resignation of the government. Houthi fighters have reached a suburb of Yemen’s capital Sanaa, … Continued

19th Sep 2014

Bahrain: Political solution fails in Bahrain as monarch tightens his grip on power

  Reports from Bahrain suggest that attempts to find a political solution or establish a meaningful political dialogue in the country have reached a deadlock, as the king continues to stand firm in his position and refuses to take the … Continued

18th Sep 2014

US lower house approves arming, training ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels

  Politicians in Washington have voted in favor of plans for the US military to arm and train moderate rebels in Syria, as it plans attacks on “Islamic State” fighters also opposing President Bashar al-Assad. By the recent standards of … Continued

17th Sep 2014

US to “persistently” strike Syria despite warnings by Damascus

    Planned US airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadists in Syria, which are not authorized by Damascus, will target extremist sanctuaries, command centers and logistic networks, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Tuesday. “This … Continued

16th Sep 2014

US Congress eyes arming Syrian rebels as airstrikes expand

  An airstrike from the US military’s new campaign to combat “Islamic State” has struck near Baghdad. Meanwhile, the US Congress is looking to approve a measure to arm moderate Syrian rebels before midterm elections. The American military’s Central Command … Continued

16th Sep 2014

ISIS: Monster that grew in plain sight of Washington and Riyadh

By Sabah Ayoub Al Akhbar: The Islamic State (IS/ISIS) did not become the monster it is today by accident. The Western media and governments bore witness to the inception, growth, and expansion of this radical jihadi group, with funding from … Continued

15th Sep 2014

France: US seeks allies in Paris conference on ISIS, Iran not invited

  Diplomats are gathering in the French capital to discuss ways to overcome the threat posed by “Islamic State” militants. The United States is calling on its allies to show solidarity in the fight against the terrorists. However, Iran and … Continued

14th Sep 2014

Iran: US violating sovereignty of Iraq, Syria under ISIS pretext

  The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council accused the United States on Saturday of violating the sovereignty of Iraq and Syria on the “pretext of fighting terrorism.” “On the pretext of fighting terrorism, the United States want to … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Afghanistan: Militants launch massive offensive in Jani Khil district, 3 killed

  GARDEZ,  (Xinhua): Anti-government militants launched a massive offensive in Jani Khil district of Paktia province on Saturday. “Around 40 armed militants stormed Jani Khil district at around 06:00 a.m. local time today, triggering gun battle which has left three … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Kerry continues efforts to put together anti-IS coalition

  US Secretary of State John Kerry is continuing his efforts to put together a coalition to take on “Islamic State” fighters in northern Iraq and Syria. The next stop on his tour of the Middle East is Cairo. Kerry’s … Continued

12th Sep 2014

Syrian National Coalition backs US intervention against ISIS

      Syria’s Western-backed National Coalition opposition on Thursday said it was ready to work with the United States against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants after President Barack Obama authorized US airstrikes for the first time … Continued

11th Sep 2014

US: Obama broadens military campaign against ‘Islamic State’

  US President Obama has vowed to target “Islamic State” militants “wherever they exist,” including Syria. Speaking on the eve of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Obama ruled out deploying combat troops. In a televised address on Wednesday, … Continued

11th Sep 2014

Iran: Iranian soldier killed by extremists on Pakistan border

  An Iranian soldier was killed and two Basij volunteers were wounded in a rebel attack on a border post with Pakistan in southeast Iran, state news agency IRNA reported Wednesday. Commander Ramezan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guards, quoted by … 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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