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Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province
20th Sep 2017

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Three diners were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber targeted a restaurant in the northern province of Saladin, the army said. Scores more were injured when the bomber detonated a bomb vest in the … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan
18th Sep 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least five people, including four paramilitary troops were killed in a roadside blast in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, an official said. The blast occurred in remote Bajur agency tribal region, one of … Continued

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre
17th Sep 2017

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre

By Rabea Damaj   BIRWA, Palestine (AA) – Although 35 years have passed since the horrific massacre in Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camp, those who survived cannot forget the ghastly scenes they witnessed there. Shortly after Israel invaded Lebanon … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq
15th Sep 2017

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq

By Haydar Hadi   THI QAR (AA): Daesh on Thursday carried out terrorist attacks in southern Iraq, killing at least 74 people and injuring 87 others, according to health and security sources. The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired … Continued

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition
5th Sep 2017

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): A total of 772 civilians were killed in Syria last month, according to a new report by a London-based NGO devoted to tracking rights violations in war-torn Syria. In a monthly report issued Sunday, … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
1st Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

By Ali Abo Rezeg   (AA): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world Thursday ascended Mount Arafat, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, to mark the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims flocked to Arafat … Continued

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province
30th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A deadly U.S. air strike on suspected Taliban hideouts in the western Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday killed 13 civilians and 16 militants, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Jailani Farhad, spokesman for … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises in southern Yemen from heavy flooding to 14
30th Aug 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises in southern Yemen from heavy flooding to 14

By Afra Aksoy   LAHIJ, Yemen (AA): At least 14 people have been killed by torrential rains and flooding in Al-Maqatira Directorate in Yemen’s southern Lahij province, hospital sources said Tuesday. “There hasn’t been rainfall like this for 20 years. … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province
29th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed in a suicide car bombing aimed at the security forces’ convoy in the restive southwestern Helmand province, an official confirmed on Monday. The Afghan National Army … Continued

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15
29th Aug 2017

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15

By Haydar Hadi and Ameer al-Sadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 11 people were killed Monday when an explosive device went off in a public shopping area in capital Baghdad, according to local security sources. The bomb tore through eastern … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul
26th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 30 civilians, including women and children were killed and 40 injured in a terrorist attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, according to the … Continued

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

By Ali Jawad and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture the predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh … Continued

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

By Emre Gurkan Abay   MOSCOW (AA) – Russian airstrikes destroyed a column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. More than 200 terrorists and 20 vehicles … Continued

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan
21st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The UN mission Sunday verified allegations that the Taliban and local self-proclaimed Daesh terrorists killed civilians in an attack in northern Afghanistan earlier this month. On Aug. 3, militants stormed the Mirza Olang … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj
16th Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia: 54 pilgrims die in Makkah before Hajj

By Fares Karam   RIYADH (AA): At least 54 Muslim pilgrims have died so far in Saudi Arabia’s city of Makkah in advance of this year’s annual Hajj pilgrimage, which is set to begin on Aug. 30, Saudi authorities announced … Continued

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast
10th Aug 2017

Yemen: Up to 50 teen migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen coast

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA, Switzerland, (AA): About 50 Somali and Ethiopian refugees, mostly teenagers, were “deliberately” drowned on Wednesday by a human smuggler who forced 120 migrants into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) … Continued

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017
8th Aug 2017

Yemen: More than 200 children killed in 2017

By Ali Oweida   MAARIB, Yemen (AA): More than 200 children have been killed in war-battered Yemen this year, a UN official said Monday. “In 2017, 201 children killed in Yemen: 152 boys and 49 girls,” Meritxell Relano, UNICEF Resident … Continued

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters
8th Aug 2017

Iraq: US shelling kills dozens of Shia Muslim fighters

BAGHDAD (AA) – Dozens of fighters from a Shia militia were killed by U.S. shelling near Iraq’s border with Syria, the group said Tuesday. In a statement, the Sayed Al-Shuhada Brigade said the U.S. artillery attack would “not go unpunished” … Continued

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes
4th Aug 2017

Turkey, Qatar, Iran to discuss land trade routes

By Seval Ocak Adiyaman and Tolga Albay   IZMIR, Turkey (AA): Ankara, Doha and Tehran want to discuss land trade routes on the sidelines of the oath-taking ceremony of Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci … 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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