India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile
15th Mar 2016

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile

NEW DELHI (AA) – India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from an island off the country’s eastern Odisha State. Capable of hitting targets at a distance of 700 kilometers, the missile was launched as part of a … Continued

UK: Thousands join anti-nuclear rally
28th Feb 2016

UK: Thousands join anti-nuclear rally

LONDON (AA) – Thousands have gathered in central London at a rally against the renewal of the U.K.’s Trident nuclear weapons system. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also attended the protest organized by the Campaign for … Continued

US, EU lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran
17th Jan 2016

US, EU lift nuclear-related sanctions on Iran

ANKARA (AA) – The U.S. and EU have announced the lifting of international sanctions on Iran following the announcement of International Atomic Energy Agency that the country is complying with its nuclear-related obligations agreed last summer. International Atomic Energy Agency … Continued

US: Kerry to meet Zarif in Vienna ahead of major announcement
16th Jan 2016

US: Kerry to meet Zarif in Vienna ahead of major announcement

WASHINGTON (AA) – America’s top diplomat will meet with his Iranian counterpart and a top EU official in Europe, the State Department announced Friday. The meeting could point to an imminent announcement leading to Iran receiving billions of dollars in … Continued

US: IAEA report ‘consistent’ with US assessment of Iran
3rd Dec 2015

US: IAEA report ‘consistent’ with US assessment of Iran

WASHINGTON (AA) — The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s recent report on Iranian nuclear activities is consistent with what the U.S. has “long assessed with high confidence”, a spokesman said Wednesday. “The IAEA has confirmed that Iran met its commitments to provide responses to … Continued

UK opposition divided over nuclear vote
25th Nov 2015

UK opposition divided over nuclear vote

LONDON (AA) – Divisions in Britain’s opposition party were laid bare during a symbolic parliamentary vote on plans to abolish the country’s nuclear defences. Fourteen Labour Party lawmakers defied their leader Jeremy Corbyn by voting against the motion, tabled by … Continued

5th Jun 2015

US could potential deploy missiles in Europe to deter Russia

  The US is considering deploying missiles in Europe in response to an alleged nuclear treaty violation by Russia. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will meet security officials in Stuttgart Friday ahead of a G7 summit. The United States is mulling … Continued

1st Apr 2015

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne continue past deadline

  Talks between the six major powers and Iran over its nuclear program have passed the midnight deadline and are continuing. It is still unclear if Iran will accept a political agreement. The midnight deadline for an outline accord on … Continued

28th Sep 2013

UN: IAEA says talks with Iran “very constructive”

The UN atomic agency said on Friday it held “very constructive” talks with Iran, announcing a future meeting between the two parties. Following a flurry of meetings at the UN General Assembly this week in New York, Herman Nackaerts, chief … Continued

27th Sep 2013

Iran calls on Israel to join nuclear non-proliferation treaty

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani on Thursday called on Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty and put its widely suspected nuclear arms under international control. “No nation should possess nuclear weapons,” Rohani, whose country is accused by western countries of seeking … Continued

13th Sep 2013

IAEA envoy says Iran willing to cooperate on nuclear issue

Iran’s new envoy to the UN nuclear agency said on Thursday he would cooperate with it to find a way to “overcome existing issues once and for all.” But Ambassador Reza Najafi, at his first board meeting of the International … Continued

11th Sep 2013

Iran’s President Rouhani says ‘win-win’ possible in nuclear talks with the west

  Iran’s new president has said a “win-win” deal with world powers over its nuclear program is possible, but time for an agreement is “limited.” His remarks come ahead of his address at the UN General Assembly this month. Iranian … Continued

6th Sep 2013

Iran reassigns nuclear tasks responsibility to foreign ministry

Iran has tasked its foreign ministry with leading planned international nuclear talks. Tehran hopes the ministry, led by career diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif, will be capable of ending a deadlock in negotiations. New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani confirmed Thursday that … Continued

4th Sep 2013

Syria: Searching for the truth in Syria

The US government, France and the German intelligence service all agree that Syrian President Assad’s troops used chemical weapons. But how can they be so sure? Critics say there’s no definite proof. The pictures show dozens of bodies, children’s among … Continued

3rd Sep 2013

France: Syrian Govt ‘used’ chemical weapons

A French intelligence report claims there was “massive use of chemical agents” in an attack in east Damascus last month. The classified information was released on Monday after Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (pictured above on right) presented evidence to prominent … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Arab League urges action against Syrian government

Arab League member countries have issued a resolution calling on the international community to take the “necessary measures” against the Syrian government after the alleged use of chemical weapons by regime troops. Arab foreign ministers gathered in Cairo on Sunday, … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Syria’s opposition “disappointed” over delay in US attack

Syria’s main opposition bloc said Sunday it was disappointed with US President Barack Obama’s decision to seek approval from Congress to launch strike against the Syrian government, but said it believed lawmakers would vote in favor of an attack. “We … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Turkey banks on Washington’s support for an invasion, despite a ‘no-war’ vote by the UK Parliament

Ankara, (Hurriyet Daily News):  Turkey has been chastened by the U.K.’s decision not to participate in military action against Syria over alleged chemical weapons use, but is still hoping to proceed with an intervention together with U.S. support. “The Americans, … Continued

31st Aug 2013

Syria: UN inspectors depart Syria as Obama mulls ‘limited, narrow’ military intervention

A team of UN inspectors investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria has left the country. This comes after US President Barack Obama said Washington was considering a “limited” military mission there. The 13 UN inspectors reportedly left … Continued

31st Aug 2013

US and France press on with Syria strike plans as NATO opts out

The suspected use of chemical weapons in Syria demands an international response but NATO will not take part, alliance head Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Danish media on Friday. “I see no NATO role in an international reaction to the (Syrian) … 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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