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Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz
7th Jan 2017

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   AZAZ, (AA): At least 60 people were killed Saturday by a car bomb attack in Aleppo’s opposition-held Azaz district in northwestern Syria, according to a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense official. An explosive-laden vehicle … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military
7th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan’s former army chief, General Raheel Sharif has been appointed as commander of the 34-nation Islamic military alliance against terrorism at its headquarters in Saudi capital Riyadh, Pakistan’s defense minister Khawaja Asif … Continued

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse
6th Jan 2017

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse

ANKARA (AA): Turkish leaders have condemned Thursday the terrorist attack near the main courthouse in Turkey’s western coastal city of Izmir, which left a police officer and an officer of the court killed and five others injured. According to Izmir … Continued

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul
5th Jan 2017

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem   NINEVEH, (AA);  At least 14 civilians were killed, including women and children, and another 32 injured in a suicide bombing that rocked Mosul on Wednesday, according to an Iraqi security source. Iraqi Federal Police officer Adnan … Continued

Iraqi forces capture strategic districts of Mosul
4th Jan 2017

Iraqi forces capture strategic districts of Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem and Ibrahim Saleh   NINEVEH,(AA): Iraqi forces on Tuesday captured a major district of Daesh-held Mosul amid an ongoing army offensive aimed at ousting the terrorist group from the northern city. “Iraqi forces have taken Mosul’s southeastern … Continued

Iraq: 4 police killed in suicide bombing in Samarra
3rd Jan 2017

Iraq: 4 police killed in suicide bombing in Samarra

By Ali Cevad-Muhammed Abdulaziz   SAMARRA, (AA): At least four police officers were killed here in a suicide attack in Samarra, a military source told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. A pair of bombers wearing vests raided a police station and … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 7 near Najaf
2nd Jan 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 7 near Najaf

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed seven policemen and injured dozens near Iraq’s southern city of Najaf on Sunday. Three bombers blew themselves up at a security checkpoint in al-Qadisiyya, north-west of Najaf, after an exchange … Continued

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6
1st Jan 2017

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6

By Islam Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least six people were hurt in an explosion near a mosque in western Afghanistan on Sunday evening, security sources have said. A device went off near the Imam Baqir Shia mosque in … Continued

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified
1st Jan 2017

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified

By Mehmet Tosun and Kemal Karadag   ANKARA (AA): Thirty-eight victims of the Istanbul nightclub attack have been identified, Turkish justice ministry sources said late on Sunday. At least 39 people, including a police officer, died after an attacker opened … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 24 in Baghdad
31st Dec 2016

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 24 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 24 people were killed and dozens injured in a twin bombing claimed by Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, according to security and health officials. Two bombers detonated … Continued

Syria: Nationwide cease-fire underway
30th Dec 2016

Syria: Nationwide cease-fire underway

ANKARA (AA): A nationwide cease-fire in Syria took effect at midnight (2200GMT) Dec. 30, after a deal was brokered with Turkey, Russia and the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Within the scope of the cease-fire, warring parties pledged to … Continued

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

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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