Iraq: 20 Sunni fighters killed by US airstrike near Mosul
6th Oct 2016

Iraq: 20 Sunni fighters killed by US airstrike near Mosul

By Jamal al-Badrani   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 20 Sunni fighters were killed Wednesday by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike south of Mosul in northern Iraq. Tribal commander Nazhan al-Sakhr al-Lahibi told Anadolu Agency the fighters were killed after they … Continued

Syria: Seven killed in Aleppo bomb attack on hospital
4th Oct 2016

Syria: Seven killed in Aleppo bomb attack on hospital

By Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least seven people, including two medical staff, were killed Monday in a bunker-busting bomb attack on the largest field hospital in an opposition-held area of Aleppo province, a local defense official said. Ibrahim … Continued

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead
4th Oct 2016

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead

Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 20 people died and 55 others were wounded in a suicide attack that hit a wedding hall in civil war-torn Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakah, Syria’s state news agency SANA said Monday, citing … Continued

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire
4th Oct 2016

US suspends cooperation with Russia on Syria cease-fire

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is suspending its cooperation with Russia over maintaining a cease-fire agreement to end violence in Syria, a spokesman said Monday. “The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with … Continued

Iraq: More than 1,000 Iraqis killed in September: UN
3rd Oct 2016

Iraq: More than 1,000 Iraqis killed in September: UN

By Arif Yusuf and Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): A total of 1,003 people were killed in violence across Iraq last month, according to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). In a report released Sunday, UNAMI said the fatalities … Continued

Syria: Syrian Govt bombs destroy Aleppo’s largest hospital
2nd Oct 2016

Syria: Syrian Govt bombs destroy Aleppo’s largest hospital

By Khaled Suleiman   ALEPPO, (AA): The largest field hospital in opposition-held Aleppo city was destroyed Saturday by barrel bomb attacks carried out by Syrian regime forces, according to local civil defense sources. A regime helicopter dropped barrel bombs on … Continued

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia
29th Sep 2016

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of overriding President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the victims of terror attacks to sue foreign governments. The measure received support well beyond … Continued

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000
29th Sep 2016

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): Washington will increase the number of its advisors in Iraq in line with a request by Baghdad, according to an Iraqi government statement issued Wednesday. “The reason for the increase of U.S. advisors in … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror group loses more territory in Anbar
29th Sep 2016

Iraq: Daesh terror group loses more territory in Anbar

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi   ANBAR, (AA): The army on Wednesday recaptured the Al-Dabour Island region in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Daesh terrorist group, Iraqi Army General Qassim al-Muhammadi told Anadolu Agency. “The Iraqi army, backed by airstrikes carried … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle
27th Sep 2016

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The Taliban blasted a NATO vehicle injuring five people, the Pentagon confirmed to Anadolu Agency on Sunday. “Four Romanian troops and an Afghan linguist, supporting the Resolute Support mission, suffered injuries when their vehicle … Continued

Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns
26th Sep 2016

Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns

DAMASCUS, (WFP): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday delivered life-saving food assistance to besieged families in the Four Towns of Madaya and Zabdani in Rural Damascus and Foaa and Kefraya in Rural Idlib as part of a joint … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad
26th Sep 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed eight people and injured dozens in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to police and medical sources. A bomber detonated his explosive vest near a school in Al-Iskan district … Continued

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

By Mohamed Akil   AMMAN (AA): The National Alliance for Reform list — which includes candidates from Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood — clinched at least 13 out of 130 seats in parliament according to preliminary results of polls conducted Tuesday. “After … Continued

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

NEW YORK (AA):The United Nations announced Wednesday its aid convoy is ready to move forward with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following a deadly attack two days ago. Jens Laerke, spokesperson for United Nations humanitarian office, said part … Continued

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

WASHINGTON (AA):The U.S. holds Russia responsible for an airstrike that targeted a UN aid convoy, regardless if Moscow or Damascus carried it out, the White House said Tuesday. “In any event, we hold the Russian government responsible for airstrikes in … Continued

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops
20th Sep 2016

UK drones involved in ‘mistaken’ airstrike killing 60 Syrian troops

LONDON (AA): A British unmanned drone was involved in last weekend’s airstrike which reportedly killed more than 60 Syrian regime troops, the U.K. announced on Monday. The U.K.’s defense ministry said it would “not intentionally” strike units loyal to the … Continued

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes
17th Sep 2016

US refuses to address email leaks on Israeli nukes

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – The State Department on Friday refused to address the existence of Israeli nuclear weapons that were disclosed in emails by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In a message regarding Israeli Prime Minister … Continued

Iraq: 7 killed in separate Baghdad attacks
15th Sep 2016

Iraq: 7 killed in separate Baghdad attacks

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least seven people were killed — including four members of the same family — in separate attacks that occurred in different parts of Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a local police officer. Baghdad … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a
14th Sep 2016

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi-led airstrikes on a water well north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa [Sana’a] have killed 30 people, the UN human coordinator for Yemen has said. Jamie McGoldrick said 17 people, including first responders and … Continued

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria
10th Sep 2016

Switzerland: US, Russia announce truce deal on Syria

GENEVA / WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. and Russia have agreed to take steps to reduce violence in war-torn Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on early Saturday. In a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, … 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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