Iraq: 5 killed, many injured, in bomb blasts
7th Aug 2016

Iraq: 5 killed, many injured, in bomb blasts

BAGHDAD (AA): At least five people were killed Saturday, including three soldiers, in separate bomb attacks in Iraq, the country’s interior minster told Anadolu Agency. Fifteen civilians were also injured in the attacks. One soldier was killed and three others … Continued

Syrian opposition claims to have broken Aleppo Govt siege
7th Aug 2016

Syrian opposition claims to have broken Aleppo Govt siege

By Mohamed Misto and Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO,  (AA): The Syrian opposition said Saturday that anti-Govt fighters has broken a government siege on opposition-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo. Jaish al-Fatah (Army of Conquest) fighters seized control of … Continued

Yemen peace talks suspended for one month
7th Aug 2016

Yemen peace talks suspended for one month

By Zakaria al-Kamali   KUWAIT (AA) – UN envoy to Yemen Islami Ould Cheikh Ahmed on Saturday announced a one-month suspension in peace talks between the Yemeni government and the Ansar Allah group for resolving the conflict in the Arab … Continued

US: Protest at NBC news over false Turkey coup bid coverage
5th Aug 2016

US: Protest at NBC news over false Turkey coup bid coverage

NEW YORK (AA): Turkish Americans and media members on Thursday demonstrated outside the world headquarters of NBC News in New York, slamming the organization for a false report on the night of a recent putsch attempt in Turkey. NBC News … Continued

UN urges end to hospital attacks in Syria
3rd Aug 2016

UN urges end to hospital attacks in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AA): The United Nations on Tuesday called for an end to airstrikes against hospitals in Syria. “The United Nations is deeply disturbed by the ongoing destruction of civilian infrastructure, particularly medical facilities, across the country,” according to a … Continued

Afghanistan: Former Afghan MP latest victim of targeted killings
1st Aug 2016

Afghanistan: Former Afghan MP latest victim of targeted killings

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, (AA):  For the second time in a matter of days, a high profile pro-government figure has been killed in an apparent targeted killing in Afghanistan on Sunday. Dr. Asadullah Hematyar, a former lawmaker from President … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan withdraws, forgives all cases of insults to him
30th Jul 2016

Turkey: Erdogan withdraws, forgives all cases of insults to him

ANKARA (AA): Calling the July 15 foiled coup attempt a milestone for Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday the country had not compromised its laws in the coup’s wake, and furthermore made the gesture of withdrawing various court cases … Continued

Yemen: 8 killed, 17 injured in battles
30th Jul 2016

Yemen: 8 killed, 17 injured in battles

By Murad al-Arifi   TAIZ, (AA): Eight people were killed and 17 injured Friday in a bomb attack and clashes between Ansar Allah [Houthi] movement and pro-government forces in Yemen, local sources told Anadolu Agency. Three civilians were killed and … Continued

Iraq: Two separate Baghdad blasts kill three, injure 15
29th Jul 2016

Iraq: Two separate Baghdad blasts kill three, injure 15

By Muayyad al-Tarfi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Three people were killed and another 15 injured on Thursday by two separate bombings in Iraqi capital Baghdad. “The first bomb went off near a market close to Al-Taji area north of Baghdad, … Continued

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties
29th Jul 2016

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties

By Mohamad Misto   ANKARA (AA): Syrian terrorist group Al-Nusra Front has terminated all ties with Al Qaeda, the group’s leader told a Qatar-based television network Thursday. In remarks made during an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic, Nusra leader Abu … Continued

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results
27th Jul 2016

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results

By Rabie al-Sukkary and Hussein Mahmoud   NOUAKCHOTT (AA) -The final communiqué of the 27th Arab League Summit, which wrapped up in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Monday evening, largely reiterated positions on which Arab states agree while studiously ignoring issues … Continued

Iraq: 8 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Baghdad
27th Jul 2016

Iraq: 8 killed in multiple bomb attacks in Baghdad

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): At least eight people were killed and 23 others injured Tuesday in multiple bomb attacks across Baghdad, authorities said. A police officer was killed when a bomb detonated that was planted in his vehicle … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah

By Hadi Hassan   BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing killed at least 12 people in Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to security and medical sources. A bomber blew himself up in a marketplace in the Shia Muslim district … Continued

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Muqtada al Sadr says UK troops in Iraq will be treated as ‘invaders’

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA)  Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to attack British troops planned to be sent to Iraq for an anticipated offensive to retake Mosul from Daesh. Sadr said in a Sunday statement that … Continued

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul
24th Jul 2016

Afghanistan: 80 Hazara Shia Muslims killed in suicide bombing in Kabul

The Muslim News: Afghanistan is in mourning Sunday in the aftermath of killing of 80 Hazara Shia Muslims Saturday. Thousands of mainly young Hazaras were demonstrating peacefully in Kabul. More than 231 people were injured. Daesh has claimed responsibility for … Continued

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria
20th Jul 2016

Syria:160 civilians killed by US-led airstrikes in N Syria

ALEPPO/WASHINGTON (AA): At least 160 civilians were killed Tuesday in airstrikes carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in northern Syria’s Daesh-held town of Manbij, according to local sources. The airstrikes targeted a group of civilians trying to flee clashes in … Continued

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions
19th Jul 2016

US: Pentagon response to Turkish failed coup raises questions

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. was caught off guard by a recent attempted overthrow of the Turkish government, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. But Peter Cook’s remarks left many questions unanswered about when and how Washington learned … Continued

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group
18th Jul 2016

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group

By Ahmed al-Masri   DOHA (AA): A Bahrain court on Sunday ordered the country’s main Shia Muslim group dissolved and its assets seized. The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said the ruling to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society … Continued

Turkey’s short-lived coup crushed in less than 24 hours
17th Jul 2016

Turkey’s short-lived coup crushed in less than 24 hours

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey defeats coup attempt in less than 24 hours The attempt by sections of the Turkish military to overthrow the government began at around 10 p.m. local time (1900GMT) Friday and was thwarted by 8 p.m. Saturday. … Continued

Turkey: Govt in control, foreign ministry says
16th Jul 2016

Turkey: Govt in control, foreign ministry says

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA): A coup attempt in Turkey was “foiled by the Turkish people in unity and solidarity,” Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said in a statement distributed by foreign missions. “Our president and government … 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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