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Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid
28th Dec 2016

Turkey, Russia agree on nationwide Syria cease-fire bid

ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have agreed on a plan for the warring parties in Syria to declare a nationwide cease-fire, a confidential Turkish source said Wednesday. The plan is expected to be carried out in all areas where the … Continued

Syria: Evacuation from eastern Aleppo in Syria ‘now complete’
23rd Dec 2016

Syria: Evacuation from eastern Aleppo in Syria ‘now complete’

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   IDLIB, Syria (AA): The evacuation of civilians and opposition fighters from former opposition strongholds in Syria’s eastern Aleppo is now complete, Anadolu Agency correspondents in the area witnessed late Thursday. According to the … Continued

Turkey:  Six released in probe into Russian envoy’s murder
22nd Dec 2016

Turkey: Six released in probe into Russian envoy’s murder

By Ferdi Uzun AYDIN, Turkey (AA): Six people, who were arrested in the aftermath of the murder of the Russia’s envoy to Turkey, were released on Thursday, police sources said. Altintas’s parents, sister, two uncles and aunt were released early … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar
18th Dec 2016

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Gunmen killed five women who worked at the Kandahar International Airport in southern Afghanistan while they were en route to their workplace early Saturday morning, Afghan media quoting local officials said. The women … Continued

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack
18th Dec 2016

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack

By Ferdi Turkten, Ilhan Toprak, Tuba Karahan and Tevfik Isik   KAYSERI, (AA): A suicide car bomb attack on Saturday killed 14 soldiers and wounded 55 others in the central Turkish province of Kayseri, according to local sources. Interior Minister … Continued

Syria: Second civilian convoy from east Aleppo reaches safety
16th Dec 2016

Syria: Second civilian convoy from east Aleppo reaches safety

By Handan Kazanci   ISTANBUL (AA): The second convoy of civilians from eastern Aleppo has reached an opposition-controlled area, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. “Our efforts continue for Aleppo. 2nd convoy of 16 buses carrying civilians reached … Continued

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives
11th Dec 2016

Turkey: Terror attack in Istanbul claims 36 lives

ISTANBUL (AA): At least 36 people, including 27 police officers, were martyred in two separate bomb attacks in the Besiktas district of Istanbul, the country’s interior minister said early Sunday. Two police chiefs were among the deceased and at least … Continued

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden
11th Dec 2016

Yemen: Suicide bombing kills 48 soldiers in Aden

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): At least 48 soldiers were killed in Yemen’s southern city of Aden late Saturday in a suicide bombing claimed by the Daesh group. The explosion occurred as soldiers gathered to collect their salaries at … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul
4th Dec 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid   NINEVEH,  (AA): Twelve civilians were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing Saturday in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, an army officer said. Major Abdul-Basit al-Jazaeri of the anti-terrorism forces said Daesh militants had detonated … Continued

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul
2nd Dec 2016

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul

By Ibrahim Salih and Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 15 children have been killed by Daesh snipers over the past two days in the northern city of Mosul, according to an Iraqi army officer. “Daesh snipers are targeting … Continued

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area
1st Dec 2016

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets struck sites near the Syrian capital Damascus early Wednesday, local media reported. The Israeli military refused to comment but the Syrian state-run Syrian Arab News Agency quoted an unidentified Syrian military source … Continued

Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels
30th Nov 2016

Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels

By Halit Suleyman   At least 45 civilians were killed Wednesday when Syrian forces shelled a group of displaced people in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, a pro-opposition rebel civil defense official said. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ibrahim Abu Laith … Continued

Iraqi forces fight street to street in Daesh-held Mosul
30th Nov 2016

Iraqi forces fight street to street in Daesh-held Mosul

By Mohamed Waleed, Ibrahim Saleh and Serhat Shakir   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi army forces have penetrated Daesh’s defenses in two districts of Mosul and are now engaged in heavy street-fighting with the terrorist group, an Iraqi military commander said Tuesday. … Continued

Iraq: US-led raid kills 14 civilians, 10 terrorists in Mosul
29th Nov 2016

Iraq: US-led raid kills 14 civilians, 10 terrorists in Mosul

By Ibrahim Salih and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 14 Iraqi civilians and 10 Daesh terrorists were killed in an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in the northern city of Mosul on Monday, according to a local police … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad bomb attack
29th Nov 2016

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad bomb attack

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least three people were killed and eight others injured in a bomb attack in Baghdad on Monday. The attack was carried out by a bomb-laden car in northern Baghdad, Iraqi Lt. Hatim al-Jabouri … Continued

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election
28th Nov 2016

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election

By Mohamed Abdel-Ghaffar and Ahmed al-Masri   KUWAIT CITY (AA): Opposition groups have made a comeback in the Kuwaiti parliament, winning almost half of seats in Saturday’s parliamentary election. According to official results Sunday, the opposition and their allies won … Continued

Iraq: Dozens of Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation
28th Nov 2016

Iraq: Dozens of Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation

By Ibrahim Saleh   MOSUL, (AA): Thirty-seven Daesh terrorists were killed in operations as part of Iraqi military efforts to retake Mosul city from the terrorist group, the defense ministry announced Sunday. According to a statement issued by the ministry’s … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bomb attack kills 90 pilgrims near Hilla
24th Nov 2016

Iraq: Suicide bomb attack kills 90 pilgrims near Hilla

By Ibrahim Saleh   BABEL, (AA): A suicide bomb attack killed at least 90 people Thursday evening at a gas station near the Iraqi city of Hilla, the center of the Babil province located 100 kilometers south of the capital … Continued

Iraq: Bombings have killed 7 in Baghdad
24th Nov 2016

Iraq: Bombings have killed 7 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least seven people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday in a spate of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. A device exploded in Abu Ghreib, west of Baghdad, killing two people and … Continued

Turkey: Bomb attack in Adana province kills 2, injures 16
24th Nov 2016

Turkey: Bomb attack in Adana province kills 2, injures 16

By Erdinc Aksoy and Aynur Ekiz   ADANA, (AA): Two people were killed and 16 others were injured in a car bomb attack in the parking lot of the governor’s office in southern Turkey’s Adana province early Thursday, the provincial … 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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