Iraqi parliament approves PM’s reform package
12th Aug 2015

Iraqi parliament approves PM’s reform package

BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s parliament on Tuesday approved a raft of reforms proposed two days earlier by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and endorsed the same day by Iraq’s council of ministers. In a statement released by the prime minister’s office, al-Abadi … Continued

Iraq: 42 killed in separate Diyala attacks
11th Aug 2015

Iraq: 42 killed in separate Diyala attacks

By Felix Nih and Ahmed Badawy   DIYALA, (AA): At least 42 people were killed and 87 were injured in two seperate bombings in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province on Monday, Iraqi medical and security sources told Anadolu Agency. In the first incident, a … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bomb near airport jolts city, kills 4
11th Aug 2015

Afghanistan: Suicide bomb near airport jolts city, kills 4

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA): A suicide bomber killed at least four people Monday after detonating an explosive-laden car at a checkpoint outside the Kabul airport in the Afghan capital. Health Ministry spokesman Waheedullah Mayar said 18 people were also wounded … Continued

Turkey: Bomb attack injures 10 in Istanbul
10th Aug 2015

Turkey: Bomb attack injures 10 in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (AA): At least 10 people, including three police officers, have been injured in a bomb attack in a police station in Istanbul early Monday morning, security sources said. “One deputy police chief, two police officers and seven people were slightly injured in an … Continued

Turkey: 9 Syrians die as overcrowded minibus crashes
8th Aug 2015

Turkey: 9 Syrians die as overcrowded minibus crashes

BALIKESIR, Turkey (AA): Nine Syrian nationals have died when an overcrowded minibus they were travelling in hit a wall in the north-western Turkish province of Balikesir on Saturday. Havran district governor Yasin Ozturk told Anadolu Agency that nine people died and … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead
7th Aug 2015

Saudi Arabia: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 13 dead

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON (AA): Thirteen people were killed Thursday, 10 of whom were special emergency forces, in a suspected suicide attack targeting a mosque in southwestern Saudi city of Abha, the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced. The official Saudi News Agency quoted … Continued

US explicitly warns Damascus not to attack its rebels
5th Aug 2015

US explicitly warns Damascus not to attack its rebels

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. directly stated Tuesday that it would protect its nascent force of Syrian rebels from Syrian government attacks. “What we are trying to convey is that we’ll also do defensive efforts in case or in the hypothetical … Continued

Syria: US supporting Syrian anti Assad rebels with airpower
4th Aug 2015

Syria: US supporting Syrian anti Assad rebels with airpower

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. is now providing airpower to Syrian rebels trained by Washington and its allies, and will do so against competing rebels as well as Syrian government forces. The decision by President Barack Obama could potentially further Washington’s … Continued

Afghanistan: Clash between Afghan Taliban fighters leaves nine dead
3rd Aug 2015

Afghanistan: Clash between Afghan Taliban fighters leaves nine dead

By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL, (AA): Fighting between two groups of Taliban in northern Afghanistan on Sunday left at least nine dead in the first possible sign of division among the organization’s rank-and-file following news of Mullah Muhammed Omar’s death. A … Continued

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea
3rd Aug 2015

Turkey: Tatars call for intervention in Crimea

ANKARA (AA): Crimean Tatars called for “international intervention” against the Russian occupation of their homeland on Sunday. In a statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting in Turkish capital Ankara, the forum of 184 Tatar groups from 12 … Continued

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death
30th Jul 2015

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A black and white photo of the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar was one of the most striking images of a decade of the U.S.-led “war on terror”. The FBI wanted poster, which … Continued

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM
28th Jul 2015

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM

BAGHDAD, (AA): All countries must cooperate with each other in the fight against extremism, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Monday. At a joint press conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Zarif said: “[It is] time to … Continued

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province
28th Jul 2015

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province

ANKARA (AA): The Turkey-Iran natural gas pipeline has been blown up in eastern Turkey’s Agri province, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said late Monday. According to a statement released by the Turkish Energy Ministry, Yildiz said that the … Continued

Turkey: Protesters, police clash in eastern Turkey
26th Jul 2015

Turkey: Protesters, police clash in eastern Turkey

MARDIN/SIRNAK,  (AA): Protesters clashed with riot police late Saturday night in the eastern provinces of Mardin and Sirnak over airstrikes against illegal Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in Iraq. Masked protesters rallied in Nusaybin district of Mardin to demonstrate protesting Turkey’s air campaign … Continued

Belgium: Two Syrian groups agree on roadmap to end war
25th Jul 2015

Belgium: Two Syrian groups agree on roadmap to end war

BRUSSELS (AA): Two main Syrian opposition groups have agreed on a political roadmap to end the ongoing civil war in Syria. Officials from the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (SNC) and the National Coordination Commission for Democratic … Continued

Turkey jets bomb Daesh, PKK in Syria
25th Jul 2015

Turkey jets bomb Daesh, PKK in Syria

ANKARA (AA): Turkish fighter jets are involved in a campaign targeting terrorist organizations Daesh and the PKK beyond the country’s borders, sources from the Prime Ministry said Friday night. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is holding a late-hour high-level meeting on the campaign … Continued

UN Security Council endorses Iran nuclear deal
21st Jul 2015

UN Security Council endorses Iran nuclear deal

NEW YORK (AA): The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution endorsing a deal that placed long-term curbs on Iran’s nuclear program and starts a process to remove UN sanctions against the country. The unanimously adopted resolution will terminate all previous UN resolutions, imposing stringent sanctions that the country’s leaders say … Continued

Turkey: 31 killed as blast hits Suruk
21st Jul 2015

Turkey: 31 killed as blast hits Suruk

SANLIURFA, (AA) : At least 31 people were killed in a possible suicide bomb attack in southern Turkey on Monday, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. “One of our compatriots died in the evening. So we have lost 31 citizens,” he said from Sanliurfa province, … Continued

Yemen: Exclusive: 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque bombed by Saudi airforce
18th Jul 2015

Yemen: Exclusive: 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque bombed by Saudi airforce

By Abdullah Crater Aden, (The Muslim News): According to sources in Crater Aden in the District of Aden Governorate, few days ago, Saudi led air force bombed 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque in the city. No one was killed or injured. However, … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 90 in Diyala
18th Jul 2015

Iraq: Car bomb attack kills 90 in Diyala

    DIYALA,  (AA): A car bomb attack killed at least 90 people, including 15 children in Iraq’s eastern Diyala city on Friday, security sources said. Sadik Al-Husayni, head of the province’s security committee, told Anadolu Agency the bomb exploded at a market in … 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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