Iraq: Twin car bombing kills 35 at Baghdad shopping mall
10th Sep 2016

Iraq: Twin car bombing kills 35 at Baghdad shopping mall

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD, (AA): A double car bombing at a shopping mall in Baghdad left 35 people dead late Friday, a security source said. Forty were injured when the bombs exploded at the Nakheel Mall opposite the oil … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide blasts kill 24 people in Kabul
6th Sep 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide blasts kill 24 people in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): At least 24 Afghans, mostly security personnel, were killed and over 90 others were wounded in two suicide blasts at the Ministry of Defense in the heart of the capital Kabul on Monday, … Continued

Iraq: Car bombing kills 10 near hospital in Baghdad
6th Sep 2016

Iraq: Car bombing kills 10 near hospital in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least ten people were killed early Tuesday in a car bombing claimed by Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. A car packed with explosives blew up near a hospital in the … Continued

Syria: 13 killed as bombings hit Govt-held areas
5th Sep 2016

Syria: 13 killed as bombings hit Govt-held areas

By Mohamed Misto   HOMS, (AA): At least 13 people were killed and scores injured in two car bombings in regime-held areas in Syria on Monday, according to local media. A car-bomb hit the Arzouna bridge area at the entrance … Continued

Saudi Arabia denies hiring Israeli firm to secure pilgrims during hajj
3rd Sep 2016

Saudi Arabia denies hiring Israeli firm to secure pilgrims during hajj

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA): The Saudi embassy in Cairo has denied reports about hiring an Israeli firm to make electronic bracelets for millions of pilgrims. An Israeli radio said Riyadh has reached a deal with an Israeli firm … Continued

Iraq: Shia Muslim militia hands over parts of Tikrit to Iraqi army
1st Sep 2016

Iraq: Shia Muslim militia hands over parts of Tikrit to Iraqi army

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Saraya al-Salam, a Shia Muslim militia, handed over several parts of Iraq’s northwestern city of Tikrit to the army on Thursday roughly one year after liberating the areas from the Daesh terrorist group. “Saraya … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden
29th Aug 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing by Daesh kills 45 in Aden

By Murad al-Arifi   ADEN,  (AA): At least 45 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suspected suicide car bomb attack in Yemen’s southern Aden city Monday, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to initial reports, a … Continued

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

By Halit Suleyman, Kurbani Geyik and Sinan Uslu   JARABULUS, Syria (AA): A string of villages in northern Syria have been liberated by the Free Syrian Army (FSA), a commander said Sunday, following the group’s success in freeing Jarabulus from … Continued

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

By Orhan Onur Gemici   ANKARA (AA): Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear a headscarf as part of their uniform, according to a new ruling published on Saturday. Turkey’s Official Gazette carries a new rule … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL (AA): A deadly 10-hour assault on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) in Kabul ended early on Thursday leaving at least 13 people dead, including seven young students. A group of Taliban militants stormed … Continued

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Diyar Guldogan   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to do everything to help bring those behind the July 15 coup attempt to justice. Speaking during a day-long visit to the … Continued

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. State Department announced Tuesday it has received a formal request from Ankara for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, sought in Turkey on charges of leading a bloody coup attempt last month. “We … Continued

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz
23rd Aug 2016

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz

By Murad al-Arifi   SANAA (AA): At least 46 people were killed in deadly clashes Monday between pro-government forces and Ansar Allah group (Houthis) in Yemen’s central Taiz province. Battles broke out in western Taiz, in which 25 Houthis and … Continued

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

By Ahmet Dursun and Hakan Ceyhan Aydogan   ISTANBUL (AA): Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia on Monday for “showing off” by announcing how Russian jets had used an Iranian airbase to strike at positions in Syria. Speaking on state-run television, … Continued

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed
22nd Aug 2016

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed

ISTANBUL (AA): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said early signs point to Daesh’s involvement in Saturday’s deadly blast that targeted a wedding ceremony in southeast Turkey. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul Sunday, Erdogan said a suicide bomber aged between 12 … Continued

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey
21st Aug 2016

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP (AA): At least 30 people were killed and 94 wounded in a blast at a wedding ceremony on Saturday in southeastern Turkey, the regional governor said. The “terror attack” took place in the Beybahce neighborhood of the Gaziantep province’s … Continued

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey
18th Aug 2016

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey

By Ahmed J Versi “We thought the era of coup was over in Turkey. That is why everyone in Turkey, the Government and the opposition were surprised and taken aback with the July 15 failed coup,” AK Party MP for … Continued

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey
18th Aug 2016

Turkey: 3 killed, 71 injured in terror attack in eastern Turkey

By Necat Hazar   VAN, (AA): Three victims were killed Tuesday in a terror attack in the eastern city of Van, authorities told Anadolu Agency. Deputy Gov. Mehmet Parlak said the casualties occurred when PKK terrorists detonated a bomb-wired vehicle … Continued

Iraq: 6 killed in multiple attacks in Baghdad
16th Aug 2016

Iraq: 6 killed in multiple attacks in Baghdad

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): Six victims were killed Monday, including one police officer, and 20 injured in bomb and sniper attacks in Baghdad, according to Iraq’s interior ministry. In the northern town of At-Tarmiyah, an unidentified sniper targeted … Continued

Yemen: 11 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on MSF hospital
16th Aug 2016

Yemen: 11 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on MSF hospital

By Zekeriyya al-Kemali   SANAA (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 19 others injured late Monday in Yemen in a Saudi-led airstrike that hit a hospital operated by the medical charity group Doctors Without Borders. The group, also … 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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