Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey
24th Apr 2016

Turkey: Davutoglu, Merkel, Tusk visit refugees in SE Turkey

GAZIANTEP, (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Syrian refugees on Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Gaziantep’s Nizip district. European Council President Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of EU Commission Frans Timmermans were also … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … Continued

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu
18th Apr 2016

Syria: Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria: Netanyahu

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – The occupied Golan Heights will never be returned to Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday. At the first-ever official Israeli meeting held within the occupied region itself, Netanyahu described the Golan … Continued

Iraq: Sadrists besiege Baghdad ministries amid mounting crisis
18th Apr 2016

Iraq: Sadrists besiege Baghdad ministries amid mounting crisis

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): Thousands of supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr surrounded several government ministries in Baghdad on Sunday in a fresh escalation by the firebrand Shia Muslim leader to press for a major cabinet reshuffle. The move comes … Continued

Switzerland: Syrian opposition refuses power-sharing with Govt
18th Apr 2016

Switzerland: Syrian opposition refuses power-sharing with Govt

GENEVA (AA) – The opposition’s top negotiator in Geneva’s Syrian talks said Sunday his group is working for a fully empowered transitional government without the participation of Syrian President Bashar Assad and his proxies, not any power-sharing with the regime. … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together
17th Apr 2016

Turkey: Erdogan: Iran, Turkey should work together

ANKARA (AA): Ankara and Tehran should lead the way to ending violence in Iraq, Syria, and the region, Turkey’s president said on Saturday. Speaking at a joint news conference alongside his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined … Continued

Syria: Thousands flee camps after Daesh attacks
16th Apr 2016

Syria: Thousands flee camps after Daesh attacks

By Levent Tok and Selen Temizer   ANKARA (AA): Thirty thousand Syrians sought refuge near the Turkish border Friday after the Daesh terrorist group targeted three other camps in the northern province of Aleppo, according to Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) … Continued

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman
14th Apr 2016

Jordan: Police storm Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Amman

By Laith al-Junaidi   AMMAN, (AA) – Security forces on Wednesday raided the Amman headquarters of the Jordanian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood movement. Group spokesman Moath al-Khawaldah told Anadolu Agency that the move — for which he did not … Continued

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls
13th Apr 2016

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA) – A political bloc that calls for the reinstatement of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has called for popular demonstrations on Friday to protest Egypt’s recent decision to cede two Red Sea islands to … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province
6th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province

KABUL (AA) – Seven civilians were killed and another 26 injured by a suicide attack that occurred in the Siah Gird district of Afghanistan’s central Parwan province on Tuesday, a local official has said. Deputy Governor Shah Wali Shahid told … Continued

Iraq: Army retakes village south of Mosul from Daesh
5th Apr 2016

Iraq: Army retakes village south of Mosul from Daesh

By Idris Okodugo, Khidr Khalat and Mustafa Saadi   MOSUL,(AA): Iraqi forces on Monday recaptured a village near the Mahmour district — located south of Mosul in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province — from the Daesh terrorist group, according to army … Continued

Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30
4th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – Over 30 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmland destroyed by two days of torrential rainfall in Afghanistan, an official said Sunday. According to Wais Barmak, state minister for the … Continued

Karabakh: Turkey condemns Armenian attacks on Karabakh, many killed
3rd Apr 2016

Karabakh: Turkey condemns Armenian attacks on Karabakh, many killed

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Armenian attacks which have led to two days of fighting over the occupied Karabakh region. 12 Azeris and 18 Armenians have been killed in the fighting. Azerbaijani state news agency Azertac quoted … Continued

Iraq: Lawmakers give PM 3 days to unveil new gov’t
29th Mar 2016

Iraq: Lawmakers give PM 3 days to unveil new gov’t

By Muayed al-Tarifi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraq’s parliament on Monday voted to give Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi a three-day deadline by which to present his new government or face a vote of no-confidence. “Thursday will be the final deadline … Continued

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq
26th Mar 2016

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq

ANKARA (AA) – A total of 22 Iraqi Turkmen injured in a Daesh chemical attack earlier this month are being treated at a hospital in Ankara, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Iraqi Turkmen, injured in the attack on … Continued

Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30
26th Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide attack at football stadium in Iskandariya kills 30

(The Muslim News): At least 30 people were killed and 90 injured in a suicide attack that targeted a stadium in Iraq’s Babil province Friday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack. The attack took place in the northern town of … Continued

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt
21st Mar 2016

Yemen: Ansar Allah [Houthis] ready to hold talks with govt

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANA’A (AA): Yemen’s Shia Zaydi Muslim Ansar Allah [Houthi] group is prepared to engage in a fresh round of talks with the Yemeni government with a view to ending the country’s two-year-old conflict, Yemeni sources have … Continued

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack
20th Mar 2016

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA) – Five people, including the suicide attacker were killed and 39 others were injured in an explosion on Istanbul’s popular Istiklal Street Saturday, Turkish officials said. The White House confirmed two American citizens were among the four killed … Continued

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces
15th Mar 2016

Syria: Putin announces reduction of Russian forces

MOSCOW (AA) – Russia will start withdrawing “most” of its forces from Syria Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday. “I think that the tasks set to the Defense Ministry are generally fulfilled. That is why I order to begin … Continued

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara
14th Mar 2016

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara

ANKARA (AA): Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu has said the death toll from Sunday night’s car bomb attack in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood is 34 dead with 125 injured. In remarks made to the media following a security meeting chaired … 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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