UN council votes unanimously to put Syria truce into action
27th Feb 2016

UN council votes unanimously to put Syria truce into action

NEW YORK (AA) — The UN Security Council on Friday endorsed a plan to halt fighting in Syria, less than an hour before the deal was set to take effect. In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-nation body demanded the … Continued

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts
24th Feb 2016

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts

ALEPPO, (AA): Syria’s multi-front civil war, now in its fifth year, is now seeing fierce clashes between Russia-backed regime forces, armed opposition groups, the Daesh terrorist group and the PYD, the terrorist PKK group’s Syrian affiliate. Clashes are currently taking … Continued

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks
23rd Feb 2016

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi & Mustafa Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Five people, including a police chief, were killed in a series of attacks by Daesh terrorists in Iraq on Monday. Daesh terrorists launched two offensives in eastern and western Ramadi, but … Continued

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad
22nd Feb 2016

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad

By Mohamed Misto   HOMS, (AA): At least 140 people were killed and scores injured on Sunday by twin car bombs that shook Syria’s central city of Homs and capital Baghdad according to local sources. Daesh has claimed responsibity for … Continued

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen
21st Feb 2016

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): Al-Qaeda terrorists on Saturday morning wrested control of Ahwar, a coastal town in Yemen’s southern Abyan province, according to local witnesses. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, one Ahwar resident said that Al-Qaeda elements had “deployed … Continued

Hamas concludes ‘successful’ visit to Iran
19th Feb 2016

Hamas concludes ‘successful’ visit to Iran

By Ola Attalah   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian group Hamas said Thursday that it has concluded a “successful” visit to Iran. In a statement, Hamas said a delegation led by group member Osama Hemdan had concluded an eight-day visit … Continued

US, Russia map no-go zones in Syria
19th Feb 2016

US, Russia map no-go zones in Syria

WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. and Russia have outlined certain areas in Syria to help ensure the safety of military assets of both countries, a U.S. general said Thursday. “There are some areas we have talked to them about and … Continued

US refuses to confirm YPG behind Ankara attack
19th Feb 2016

US refuses to confirm YPG behind Ankara attack

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S on Thursday would neither confirm nor deny that terrorist group YPG’s responsibility for a deadly terror attack in Ankara a day earlier. “I’m not going to speak to specific evidence … Continued

Turkey: 28 killed, 61 wounded following Ankara bomb attack
18th Feb 2016

Turkey: 28 killed, 61 wounded following Ankara bomb attack

ANKARA (AA): At least 28 people were killed in an explosion targeting military-owned vehicles on Wednesday evening. At least 30 of the 61 people wounded in Wednesday’s deadly bomb attack in the Turkish capital Ankara have been discharged from hospital. … Continued

Iran says ‘no military solution in Syria’
16th Feb 2016

Iran says ‘no military solution in Syria’

BRUSSELS (AA) – Iran has urged world powers to stop “believing in the illusion” that there is a military solution to the conflict in Syria. Speaking after a meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Brussels on Monday, … Continued

Syria: Russian warplanes hit two hospitals, killing 14
16th Feb 2016

Syria: Russian warplanes hit two hospitals, killing 14

By Mohamed Misto   IDLIB, (AA): At least 14 people were killed on Monday when Russian warplanes struck two hospitals in Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib, according to a local source. One of the airstrikes, which struck a hospital funded … Continued

Syria: Russian airstrikes set to continue
15th Feb 2016

Syria: Russian airstrikes set to continue

By Selen Temizer   ANKARA (AA) – Ongoing Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to be hindering a political solution to the conflict despite last week’s meeting in Munich of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), to which Moscow and Washington … Continued

Turkey: Saudi warplanes arrive in Turkey’s Incirlik base
14th Feb 2016

Turkey: Saudi warplanes arrive in Turkey’s Incirlik base

RIYADH (AA) – Saudi military jets have arrived in Turkey’s Incirlik air base in southern Adana province to carry out missions against Daesh, a Saudi military spokesman said late Saturday. Brigadier Ahmed al-Assiri told Al Arabiya television network that the … Continued

Germany: World powers call for ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria
12th Feb 2016

Germany: World powers call for ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria

By Ayhan Simsek with additional reporting by Michael Hernandez in Washington   MUNICH (AA) — World and regional powers agreed Thursday to take steps toward halting the fighting in Syria with the goal of achieving a durable “cease-fire” in the … Continued

Syria: Number of besieged Syrians larger than UN estimates
10th Feb 2016

Syria: Number of besieged Syrians larger than UN estimates

WASHINGTON (AA) — More than 1 million Syrians live in besieged areas, much more than previous UN estimates, a new report revealed Tuesday. The Siege Watch report, released jointly by the Netherlands-based nonprofit PAX and the Washington-based Syria Institute, has … Continued

Iraq: 10 people killed in Baghdad terror attacks
9th Feb 2016

Iraq: 10 people killed in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Saleh & Suleiman al-Qubaisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Ten people were killed in a spate of attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday. A roadside bomb went off at a police patrol in southern Baghdad, killing a … Continued

Canada to end coalition bombing Daesh
9th Feb 2016

Canada to end coalition bombing Daesh

By Barry Ellsworth with additional reporting from Michael Hernandez in Washington   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) — Canada announced Monday that it will pull out of an air coalition bombing Daesh and replace its airplanes with more ground troops. Prime Minister … Continued

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah to discuss Palestinian reconciliation in Doha
8th Feb 2016

Palestine: Hamas, Fatah to discuss Palestinian reconciliation in Doha

By Ola Attalah   GAZA CITY (AA) – Hamas and Fatah representatives are set to meet in Qatari capital Doha on Sunday to discuss implementation of a reconciliation deal signed in 2014 between the rival Palestinian movements. “This meeting will … Continued

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh
8th Feb 2016

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh

ANKARA , Turkey, (AA): United Arab Emirates said Sunday it is ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of the international efforts to fight Daesh terrorist group. The Emirates News Agency WAM quoted the Minister of State for … Continued

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah
7th Feb 2016

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah

ANBAR,(AA): Thirty-seven people were killed Saturday in Iraq in a string of terrorist attacks on security forces by Daesh. Ismail al-Mihlavi, Anbar operations commander of the Iraq, army, told Anadolu Agency that Daesh launched an offensive on three army headquarters … 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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