28th Feb 2014

Lebanon: Israel tests the Resistance

By Ibrahim Al-Amin Al-Akhbar: Hezbollah took about an entire working day before announcing its stance on the latest Israeli aggression. In a short statement, Hezbollah said that the Israeli enemy raided one of its positions inside Lebanese territory, finally solving … Continued

27th Feb 2014

UAE military plane crashes, killing two

DUBAI, (Xinhua): A military plane of the United Arab Emirates crashed on Thursday during a routine training mission, killing the pilot and co-pilot, authorities said. A statement of the general command of the armed forces, carried by the official UAE … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Jordan MPs vote to expel Israeli ambassador

A majority of Jordanian MPs voted on Wednesday to seek the expulsion of Israel’s ambassador to the kingdom after the Jewish state’s parliament debated Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Prominent lower house deputy Khalil Attieh told AFP that … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Israeli jets strike along Lebanese-Syrian border

Israeli warplanes conducted a raid near the northern area of the Bekaa Valley along the Lebanese-Syrian border late Monday night, the Lebanese National News Agency reported. It was unclear if the raid had struck within Lebanese territory, with both Israel … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Turkey: Violence escalating ahead of local elections

[DHA Photo]   Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News): Neither the governing party nor the opposition parties have escaped becoming targets of violent attacks in the run-up to the local elections on March 30. In last few days, attacks have visibly escalated, with … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Afghanistan: Four civilians injured in S. Afghan bomb attack

LASHKAR GAH, (Xinhua): Four civilians were wounded in a suicide bomb attack that killed the attacker at the spot in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand on Monday, said the police. “At around 5:15 p.m. local time Monday, a suicide attacker … Continued

24th Feb 2014

Iraq: 10 killed, 26 wounded across Iraq

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Seven people and three helicopter crew members were killed Sunday and 26 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq, mainly targeting Iraqi security forces, police said. In Salahudin province, a car bomb went off near a convoy of … Continued

24th Feb 2014

Syria: Car bomb kills nine people in Atmeh

At least nine people were killed in a car bomb attack on Sunday near a field hospital in the Syrian town of Atmeh near the border with Turkey, activists said. The hospital is owned by Ghassan Aboud, a Gulf-based businessman … Continued

24th Feb 2014

Saudi Arabia ‘seeking Pakistan arms for Syrian rebels’

Saudi Arabia is in talks with Pakistan to provide anti-aircraft and anti-tank rockets to Syrian rebels to try to tip the balance in the war to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, a Saudi source said Sunday. The United States has long … Continued

23rd Feb 2014

Afghanistan: Taliban massive attack kills 19 Afghan soldiers amid gov’t peace efforts

[Taliban in Afghanistan. Archive photo]   KABUL, (Xinhua): Taliban militants who have been fighting to regain power in Afghanistan, in a dreadful attack on Afghan soldiers killed 19 personnel of Afghan National Army (ANA) in Kunar province 180 km east … Continued

23rd Feb 2014

Iraqi forces reclaim northern town from militants

Iraqi security forces have retaken a northern area from militants after more than a week of heavy fighting during which parts of it repeatedly changed hands, an official said Saturday. Militants initially seized parts of Salman Bek on February 13, … Continued

23rd Feb 2014

Lebanon: Al-Nusra Front claims attack on checkpoint in Hermel

Al-Nusra Front’s Lebanese branch claimed a suicide bombing at an army checkpoint in northeast Lebanon, which killed at least three. A medical official who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity said two soldiers and a civilian were killed in … Continued

23rd Feb 2014

Lebanon: ISIS wants to spur fighting between Shia and Sunni neighborhoods in Beirut

  (Al-Akhbar): It is no longer a conjecture to say that the masterminds behind the suicide attacks want the situation to escalate in Lebanon, all the way to instigating a full-blown Sunni-Shia conflict. Naim Abbas, a prominent fundamentalist figure who … Continued

22nd Feb 2014

Iraqi forces retake town seized by gunmen, 48 killed

[Bombing in Salahuddin. Archive photo]   BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Iraqi security forces retook control of a town in Iraq’s province of Salahudin, which had been seized by gunmen about a week ago, an army commander said Friday, adding 48 gunmen were … Continued

22nd Feb 2014

Lebanon: Top suspect in Bir Hassan blasts detained

Lebanese security forces have detained a militant suspected of recruiting suicide bombers and assembling car bombs for a radical group that was behind attacks in Beirut, security sources told Reuters on Friday. They said Hassan Abu Afleh, arrested in Beirut … Continued

21st Feb 2014

Iran’s higher-grade uranium stockpile drops

VIENNA, (Xinhua): Iran’s stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium has declined for the first time in four years after Tehran implemented a landmark deal it signed with world powers, the UN nuclear agency said Thursday in a report. Iran is … Continued

21st Feb 2014

Lebanon: Beirut orphanage latest victim to suicide bombings

By Maha Zaraket   (Al-Akhbar): The twin suicide bombings yesterday in Bir Hassan, south of Beirut, were rightfully described as “an attack on the Islamic orphanage.” In fact, the two blasts shook the neighborhood surrounding al-Majad Center, part of the … Continued

20th Feb 2014

Lebanon: Deadly suicide car bombs kills five in southern Beirut suburb

  [Bystanders walk past the scene of a deadly explosion in the southern Beirut neighborhood of Bir Hassan on February 19, 2014. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)] The Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for a twin suicide car bomb attack which killed … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Saudi Arabia: Prince Charles’ visit boosts Saudi-UK ties

  LOCAL DRESS: Prince Charles talks on a mobile phone at the Janadiriyah festival wearing the traditional dress of the region. (SPA)    By Rashid Hassan Riyadh, (Arab News): Prince Charles, the heir apparent to the British throne, called on … Continued

19th Feb 2014

Iraq: 14 killed, 83 wounded across Iraq

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): At least 14 people were killed and 83 others wounded on Tuesday in violent attacks across Iraq, including a wave of car bombs in central part of the country, police said. The deadliest attacks occurred in the … 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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