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

30th Aug 2013

Syria attack: Where does Hizbullah stand?

  The Resistance, for its part, has so far chosen to hold its cards close, remaining quiet about its options. (Photo: Marwan Bu Haidar)   By Ibrahim al-Amin It’s kind of the Americans and Europeans to ask the people they’re … Continued

30th Aug 2013

Syria: US could forego UN for Syria strike as Russia, Britain bolster army presence

Russia will send two ships to the east Mediterranean to strengthen its naval presence because of the “well-known situation” in Syria, Interfax news agency said on Thursday, as the United States stopped seeking a United Nations mandate for its planned … Continued

29th Aug 2013

UK’s Syria stance reminiscent of Iraq invasion

The UN Security Council has failed to agree on a British draft resolution authorizing military force in Syria, which Russia called premature. Critics in the UK warn against a repeat of the unauthorized invasion of Iraq. Russian and Chinese opposition … Continued

29th Aug 2013

Obama lays out case for possible military strike in Syria

US President Barack Obama has laid out justifications for a possible military strike on Syria. He has said that he’s “concluded” the Syrian regime was behind a deadly chemical weapons attack. Obama explained Wednesday how he would use a limited … Continued

28th Aug 2013

Iran has ‘Plan B’ for post-Assad Syria

A US military strike in Syria will have repercussions across the region, and will certainly raise hackles in Iran. But ultimately, say analysts, Tehran will call the West’s bluff, as it always does. After last week’s horrific chemical attack on … Continued

28th Aug 2013

Syria: Western nations ready for military intervention in Syria

Western nations are prepping for possible military intervention after claiming the Syrian regime used chemical weapons on civilians. With opposition in the UN, a strike would likely not have international approval. US Secretary of State Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that … Continued

27th Aug 2013

US, Germany hit out at chemical weapons use in Syria

  US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the use of chemical weapons in Syria a “moral obscenity.” Germany has said that, if proven, the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons “cannot be without consequence.” Kerry on Monday described … Continued

27th Aug 2013

Syria: UN investigators collect samples from chemical attack site

UN chemical weapons inspectors in Syria met and took samples from victims of an apparent poison gas attack in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus on Monday after the UN team themselves survived a sniper attack that hit a vehicle in … Continued

26th Aug 2013

Syria chemical weapon site inspections deemed too late by US,UK

UN weapons experts have begun heading to the site where hundreds of people were killed by poison gas in Syria last week. But the US and Britain are claiming it is too late. Russia has warned against intervention. A convoy … Continued

25th Aug 2013

Syrian army finds chemical agents in rebel hideout: State TV

Syrian state television said government soldiers found chemical agents in rebel tunnels in the Damascus suburb of Jobar on Saturday and some of the troops were suffocating. “Army heroes are entering the tunnels of the terrorists and saw chemical agents,” … Continued

25th Aug 2013

Syria to allow UN access to chemical attack site: Iran

Iran’s foreign minister said the Syrian government had told Tehran it would allow UN inspectors to visit areas reportedly affected by chemical weapons, Iran’s Press TV reported late-Saturday. The Syrian opposition has accused government forces of killing over 1,000 civilians … Continued

18th Aug 2013

Iran: EU calls for nuclear talks as Iran promises to tame rhetoric

[Photo: Mehr] The international community’s chief negotiator in talks about Iran’s nuclear program has called for fresh impetus to resolve matters. New Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has promised a change in foreign policy. European Union foreign policy head and chief … Continued

12th Jun 2013

Iran: Putin: Iran’s nuclear program peaceful

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he has no doubt that Iran is adhering to international commitments on nuclear non-proliferation while reiterating Moscow’s opposition to Tehran developing a nuclear weapon. He also commented on Syria during a question and … Continued

7th Apr 2013

Kazakhstan: Despite large differences, Iran, world powers still favour talks

By Yang Dingdu, He Guanghai TEHRAN, (Xinhua): Despite major differences between Iran and the world powers over the Islamic republic’s disputed nuclear program during the latest round of talks, analysts say gestures for the continuation of negotiations are still resonated … Continued

7th Apr 2013

US postpones missile test to avoid ‘misperception’

As diplomatic tensions with North Korea remain tense, the United States has said it will postpone a scheduled ballistic missile test. The decision is an effort to avoid unnecessarily provoking Pyongyang. A Pentagon official, speaking to several news agencies on … Continued

27th Mar 2013

India: Nuclear plant at Kudankulam1 operational next month

Hindustan Times: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Russian President Vladimir Putin that the first phase of the nuclear power project at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu will be up and running by next month. I am pleased to inform you … 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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