Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus
25th Mar 2020

Myanmar Muslims offer mosques to help fight coronavirus

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in Myanmar on Wednesday called for a unity in fighting the coronavirus as the country reported three positive cases of COVID-19, so far. Tin Maung Than, secretary of Islamic … Continued

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia
1st Mar 2020

Myanmar: 3 Rohingya Muslims killed by Arakan armed militia

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least three Rohingya Muslims were killed and at least 10 other villagers injured after an artillery shell hit a village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Saturday, an official said. The … Continued

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing
11th Feb 2020

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 16 Rohingya Muslim refugees died early Tuesday when their boat capsized near Saint Martin’s island in the Bay of Bengal, said an official. “We have initially come to know that all … Continued

Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women
26th Jan 2020

Myanmar: Artillery shells kill 2 Rohingya Muslim women

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): At least two Rohingya Muslim women were killed after artillery shells hit a village in the Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on Friday, according to media reports and a lawmaker. Narinjara, a local … Continued

Indonesia: Jakarta flooding kills 60
5th Jan 2020

Indonesia: Jakarta flooding kills 60

By Jeyhun Aliyev   (AA): The death toll from severe flooding and landslides that struck the Indonesian capital Jakarta over the New Year rose to 60, the state-run disaster management authority said Sunday. The capital city of Jakarta, West Java … Continued

Thailand: Assailants kill 15 in Muslim-majority southern Thailand
6th Nov 2019

Thailand: Assailants kill 15 in Muslim-majority southern Thailand

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA) : At least 15 people were shot dead and four injured in an overnight assault when unknown gunmen launched a scathing armed attack on security deployment in southern Thailand, local media reported on Wednesday. … Continued

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war
24th Aug 2019

UN says Myanmar uses sexual violence as weapon of war

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation
23rd Aug 2019

Bangladesh: Fearful, Rohingya Muslim refugees reject repatriation

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … Continued

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN
24th Jul 2019

Myanmar: Rakhine not conducive for Rohingya return says UN

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The situation in Rakhine state of Myanmar is not conducive for Rohingya Muslim repatriation, according to UN secretary general’s special envoy on Myanmar. After paying a 10-day visit to Myanmar, Christine Schraner … Continued

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire
11th May 2019

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslim schools, shops set on fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): An extremist group allegedly set Rohingya shops and schools on fire in the Kun Taing village in Myanmar’s Buthidaung township late Thursday, according to a report. “This is a Muslim village. We have … Continued

Indonesia: 70 dead, 59 injured in floods in Papua
18th Mar 2019

Indonesia: 70 dead, 59 injured in floods in Papua

By Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA (AA): At least 70 people have died and 59 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, the country’s national disaster agency said on Sunday. The severe … Continued

Thailand: Muslim schools under scrutiny
26th Feb 2019

Thailand: Muslim schools under scrutiny

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): – Thailand has ordered the profiling of Cambodian Muslim students enrolled in religious seminaries in the country, media reports said on Monday. Authorities have scheduled a meeting of representatives of more than 600 privately-run … Continued

Thailand deports dozens of Muslims headed to south
23rd Feb 2019

Thailand deports dozens of Muslims headed to south

(AA): Thailand deported more than 30 Muslims from Cambodia who had come to the Buddhist-majority country on valid visas. Thai police deported the 34 Muslims who allegedly wanted to work in the troubled deep South. The group included 32 males … Continued

Indonesia: Death toll from floods, landslides hit 68
28th Jan 2019

Indonesia: Death toll from floods, landslides hit 68

By Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The death toll from torrential rains that triggered landslides and floods on an Indonesian island has climbed to 68, the country’s disaster management agency said on Sunday. At least 47 people were injured … Continued

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims
26th Jan 2019

UN asks India, Saudi Arabia not to deport Rohingya Muslims

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A top UN official on Friday urged Saudi Arabia and India not to deport members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community to Bangladesh but instead to grant them refugee status. “I am dismayed … Continued

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami death toll rises to 222
24th Dec 2018

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami death toll rises to 222

By Dandy Koswaraputra JAKARTA (AA) – Death toll from the tsunami which hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait Saturday night has risen to 281, according to the country’s national disaster agency. At least 1,016 people have been injured and more than 600 homes … Continued

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami kills 168, injures 745
23rd Dec 2018

Indonesia: Sunda Strait tsunami kills 168, injures 745

By Dandy Koswaraputra   JAKARTA (AA): At least 168 people died, 745 injured when a tsunami — likely triggered by a volcanic eruption — hit Indonesia’s Sunda Strait Saturday night, according to the country’s national disaster agency. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, … Continued

Indonesia expands search for plane crash victims, 189 people killed
31st Oct 2018

Indonesia expands search for plane crash victims, 189 people killed

By Hayati Nupus   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesia has expanded the search area for Monday’s plane crash victims, the country’s ‘s rescue authority said on Tuesday. The search area — which was initially five nautical miles (9.26 kilometers) from Tanjung Karawang … Continued

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator
25th Oct 2018

Myanmar: Genocide ongoing in Myanmar, says UN investigator

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Atrocities tantamount to genocide against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority continue to take place, the chair of the UN’s fact-finding mission in that country said Wednesday. Marzuki Darusman told reporters at the UN’s New York … Continued

Indonesia: Death toll from quake, tsunami reaches 832, 17,000 left homeless
30th Sep 2018

Indonesia: Death toll from quake, tsunami reaches 832, 17,000 left homeless

  By Mahmut Atanur   JAKARTA (AA): The death toll from Friday’s 7.7-magnitude earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, the national disaster agency said on Sunday. The tsunami, towering up to three meters … 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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