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Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF
5th Jul 2017

Yemen: 10mn Yemeni children in need of assistance: UNICEF

By Mohamed al-Samei   SANAA, Yemen (AA): Some 10 million children in Yemen are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). In a statement posted on its official Facebook page, UNICEF’s Yemen office … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul
4th Jul 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 23 in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid, Arif Yusuf and Mahmut Geldi   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Twenty-three people, including 10 women and five children were killed in suspected Daesh suicide bombings in Mosul’s Old City on Monday, according to an anti-terrorism officer. Two suspected … Continued

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus
3rd Jul 2017

Syria: Car bombing kills 19 in Damascus

By Khaled Suleiman   DAMASCUS (AA): At least 19 people were killed in a car bombing in Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, according to local medical sources. The fatalities occurred when a bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle in Tahrir square … Continued

Iraq: 14 killed in suicide bomb attack in Anbar
3rd Jul 2017

Iraq: 14 killed in suicide bomb attack in Anbar

By Mahmut Geldi   ANBAR, Iraq (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 13 others were injured Sunday in a suicide attack blamed on Daesh, a police officer told Anadolu Agency. Lieutenant Ahmed ed-Duleymi said mostly women and children … Continued

Syria: US-led coalition raid kills 50 civilians in eastern Syria
29th Jun 2017

Syria: US-led coalition raid kills 50 civilians in eastern Syria

By Khaled Suleiman   DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (AA): At least 50 civilians were killed in a suspected U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Syria’s eastern province of Deir ez-Zor on Wednesday, according to a local activist. Three warplanes believed to be from … Continued

France joins US to attack Syria on allegation of use of chem weapons
28th Jun 2017

France joins US to attack Syria on allegation of use of chem weapons

By Murat Ulku   PARIS (AA):  The presidents of France and the U.S. agreed Tuesday on a joint response in case of a new chemical attack by the Syrian government, according to a statement.The White House did not specify what … Continued

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City
28th Jun 2017

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD/MOSUL (AA): Iraqi forces took control from the Daesh terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district, according to an Iraqi command. “The common forces fighting in Mosul controlled half of the Mosul’s Old City,” … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack
26th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Ten police officers were killed late Sunday in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Herat province, an Afghan official told Anadolu Agency. Another officer was injured in the attack that targeted … Continued

Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria
25th Jun 2017

Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria

By Turgut Alp Boyraz   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets on Saturday hit several targets in Syria allegedly in response to rocket attacks from the war-torn country, the military said in a written statement. It said that “more than 10” rockets … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul
22nd Jun 2017

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul

By Haydar Hadi   MOSUL, Iraq (AA): Daesh has blown up the iconic Grand al-Nuri Mosque and its famous leaning minaret, in Mosul, the Iraqi army said Wednesday. The terror group destroyed the building “and its minarets while our forces … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ
18th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Taliban in Afghanistan stormed a regional police headquarters following a suicide car bombing on Sunday killing at least five officers, officials have confirmed. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six
16th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a mosque belonging to the Shia Muslim community in the capital Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least six persons dead and five others injured, according to an … Continued

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions
13th Jun 2017

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

LONDON (AA): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in … Continued

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi
12th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AA): Saudi Arabian education minister Sunday urged the removal of the books by the chairman International Union of Muslim Scholars from education areas. The statement issued by Saudi Arabian Education Ministry under the … Continued

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead
11th Jun 2017

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead

By Haydar Hadi BAGHDAD (AA)  At least 30 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Hillah in Iraq’s central Babil province on Friday, according to local security sources. The attack occurred at a market in … Continued

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states
8th Jun 2017

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states

By Mohamed Abdul-Ghaffar   KUWAIT (AA): Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News … Continued

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province
7th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack near the main gate of an iconic mosque in the country’s western Herat province left at least eight people killed, police said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar
5th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYAD, Saudi Arabia (AA, The Musilm News, Agencies): Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have joined Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar, adding fuel to a diplomatic dispute in the Gulf region. Saudi … 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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