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Indonesia: Plane carrying 54 crashes in Papua
17th Aug 2015

Indonesia: Plane carrying 54 crashes in Papua

By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): Indonesian authorities say a plane that went missing earlier Sunday with 54 passengers on board has been found after it crashed into mountains in eastern Papua. The director general of air transportation, Budi Prasetyo, told a news conference … Continued

Thailand: Blast kills 1 Thai marine, injures 4 others in south
6th Aug 2015

Thailand: Blast kills 1 Thai marine, injures 4 others in south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA): One Thai marine was killed and four others injured in a bombing Thursday morning in the insurgency-plagued south, an official confirmed. A Narathiwat provincial police officer told Anadolu Agency that the improvised explosive device … Continued

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods
2nd Aug 2015

Myanmar: UN warns of increasing death toll in floods

By Joshua Carroll YANGON, (AA): Forecasters warned Sunday that heavy monsoon rains wreaking havoc across Myanmar are set to continue for at least the next two days as rescuers remained unable to reach many villages in the country’s worst-hit areas. … Continued

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south
1st Aug 2015

Thailand: Attack leaves 18 injured in Muslim south

By CS Thana BANGKOK (AA):  Investigations are continuing into a violent attack by separatist insurgents in Thailand’s south that left almost 20 people injured, an official confirmed Saturday. Internal Security Operations Command spokesman Colonel Banphot Phunphien told Anadolu Agency that 18 people were injured in the … Continued

Thailand: 90 Uighur Muslims ‘sent back’ to China
9th Jul 2015

Thailand: 90 Uighur Muslims ‘sent back’ to China

[People walk at the streets of Kashgar city, in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on July 08, 2015. Mahmut Atanur/Anadolu Agency]   By CS Thana and Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA): The Thai government confirmed Thursday that it had deported 90 … Continued

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash
1st Jul 2015

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash

[Photo: Rescuers at the Indonesian air force crash in N Sumatara. Photo: Sutanta Aditya/Anadolu Agency]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The day after an Indonesian Air Force plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after takeoff, search and rescue teams have removed 135 … Continued

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5
30th Jun 2015

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5

[File Photo: Residents in a village in Karo district North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photographer: Kharisma Tarigan/AA]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA) : An Indonesian air force plane crashed Tuesday in a residential area of North Sumatra province’s capital, leaving at least five people dead. … Continued

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques
29th Jun 2015

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques

[Photo: Muslims perform first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on eve of Ramadan at Islamic Centre in Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on June 17, 2015. Photo: Azwar/AA] By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The call to prayer may be music to the ears of the faithful, but in Indonesia some … 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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