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Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims
9th Jun 2018

Myanmar: Experts criticize new UN-Myanmar deal over Rohingya Muslims

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): Rohingya survivors of the Myanmar genocide are demanding a UN security force to guarantee their safe return to their homelands, terming the new agreement signed between Myanmar and the UN as inadequate, experts tell … Continued

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured
14th May 2018

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) – At least 13 people were killed and 43 injured in a string of suicide bombings that targeted Sunday Mass congregations at three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city Surabaya. Meanwhile Monday morning, … Continued

Body of Palestinian assassinated in Malaysia arrives in Gaza, Mossad blamed
27th Apr 2018

Body of Palestinian assassinated in Malaysia arrives in Gaza, Mossad blamed

By Mohamed Majed   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Hundreds of Palestinian mourners on Thursday evening turned out for the funeral of Fadi al-Batsh, a Palestinian thought to be linked to Hamas who was killed by unknown assailants in Kuala Lumpur … Continued

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships
28th Mar 2018

Myanmar: 5 years on, Meiktila Muslims still facing hardships

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in a central Myanmar town is still facing hard times even five years after they had suffered a Buddhist mob rampage. Meiktila in central Mandalay region had seen a … Continued

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event
26th Feb 2018

Myanmar: Nationalists disrupt pro-Muslim event

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Some 50 nationalists on Sunday disrupted a news conference in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, which was organized by a group of Buddhist monks who have been pressing the government to take action … Continued

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine
2nd Feb 2018

Myanmar: Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Rakhine

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The United States and United Nations voiced concern Thursday after a report detailed extensive mass graves in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. The Associated Press (AP) led the investigation that uncovered what it said are … Continued

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy
30th Jan 2018

Myanmar: Muslim lawyer’s murder still stirs controversy

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): A year ago, Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and top legal adviser for the ruling National League for Democracy, was assassinated in Myanmar’s former capital Yangon. On Monday, lawyer groups, family members … Continued

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs
17th Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): There is a “grave risk” in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said. The report by … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses
12th Jan 2018

Myanmar: EU urges Myanmar to allow UN probe into Rohingya Muslim abuses

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – The delegation of European Union countries in Myanmar urged the government on Thursday to grant an independent international investigation team access to the country. The request comes after Myanmar military admitted … Continued

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator
21st Dec 2017

Myanmar denies access to UN investigator

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A UN investigator, who had been due to visit Myanmar in January had to assess the human rights situation, said on Wednesday “all access to the country” has been denied. “It is a shame … Continued

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed
15th Dec 2017

Myanmar: 730 children among 6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state from Aug. 25 to Sept. 24, a global humanitarian organization said on Thursday. Doctors Without Borders published the figures after conducting surveys in refugee … Continued

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?
6th Dec 2017

UN: How much suffering until Rohingya Muslims plight is seen?

  By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s human rights chief on Tuesday called for an international criminal investigation into “widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal” attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called on a special … Continued

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Myanmar and Bangladesh on Thursday signed an agreement for the return of Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border to escape a brutal military crackdownin Myanmar’s western Rakhine state since late August. However, … Continued

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25
18th Nov 2017

Myanmar: Over 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees drowned since Aug 25

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 100 Rohingya Muslim refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat incidents since the beginning of the crisis on Aug. 25, the UN said on Friday. “Recent arrivals told us they had been … Continued

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims
14th Nov 2017

Philippines: ASEAN raises concern over plight of Rohingya Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Delegates to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plenary summit on Monday expressed deep concern over the plight of Rohingya Muslims, officials said. At a press conference on the sidelines … Continued

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province
10th Nov 2017

Indonesia: Armed group occupies villages in Papua province

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): Police said Thursday a group of armed militants were holding hostage 1,300 residents in two villages, near the giant Grasberg copper mine in eastern Indonesia’s Papua province. Boy Rafli Amar, the provincial police … Continued

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed
6th Nov 2017

Malaysia: Flash flood in North Malaysia leaves 9,000 homeless, 7 killed

By P Prem Kumar Malaysia (AA):  More than 9,000 people were evacuated from their homes Sunday as the weekend’s flash flood worsens in the northern states of Malaysia, claiming seven lives to-date. The number of flood victims on the island … Continued

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees
4th Nov 2017

UN warns of malnutrition among child Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Friday warned of severe acute malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh which appeared to be at least double earlier estimates. “Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week … Continued

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to southern Bangladesh from Myanmar since late August while up to 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week, the UN warned on Friday. Almost 60 … Continued

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

By Kubra Chohan   (AA): According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since Aug. 25, the Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The rights group … 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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