Brazil: Egypt’s hijab-wearing beach volleyballer raises eyebrows in Rio
13th Aug 2016

Brazil: Egypt’s hijab-wearing beach volleyballer raises eyebrows in Rio

By Yasin Tuncer   RIO DE JANEIRO (AA): As the standard uniform of female beach volleyball players at the Summer Olympics currently underway in Brazil is the bikini, Egypt’s Doaa el-Ghobashy has raised eyebrows by becoming the first beach volleyball … Continued

US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity
11th Jun 2016

US: Muhammad Ali eulogized as ‘universal soldier’ for humanity

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AA): Thousands of fans paid a final tribute to Muhammad Ali in an interfaith memorial service Friday as the boxing legend’s legacy inspired eulogists to explore the human condition and the American cultural experience through his larger-than-life persona. … Continued

US: Daesh committing genocide
18th Mar 2016

US: Daesh committing genocide

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA) – Daesh is committing genocide in territories it controls in Iraq and Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday. “In my judgment, Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian attack survivor to meet favorite footballer
16th Mar 2016

Palestine: Palestinian attack survivor to meet favorite footballer

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Ahmad Dawabsheh, the orphaned son of a Palestinian family killed last year in an arson attack by Israeli extremists, is set to leave for Spain, where he will meet his favorite footballer. “Ahmad … Continued

Turkey gets FIFA’s ‘Best Mover of the Year’ award
4th Dec 2015

Turkey gets FIFA’s ‘Best Mover of the Year’ award

ANKARA (AA) – FIFA has given Turkey’s national football team the “Best Mover of the Year” award after it earned 329 points within the last 12 months, the global football governing body announced on its website Thursday. FIFA said that Turkey … Continued

21st Jun 2015

Pakistan beat Poland 2-1 in tense Hockey World League

[Mohammad Waqas scored the winning goal win the dying minutes of the 4th quarter. Dawn]   Dawn: Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Waqas were the heroes as Pakistan defeated a plucky Poland side 2-1 in their opening Hockey World League 2015 … Continued

8th Jun 2015

FIFA official: Russia and Qatar could lose World Cups

  A FIFA official has said Russia and Qatar could lose the right to host upcoming World Cups, if bribery is established in the bidding process. Both nations have denied wrongdoing in their bids. Russia and Qatar could be stripped … Continued

27th May 2015

Switzerland: FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

  At least six top-ranking officials from soccer’s governing body have been taken into police custody in Switzerland. They are suspected of having accepted millions of dollars in bribes over a twenty-year period. Several high-ranking FIFA officials were arrested early … Continued

30th Mar 2015

Australia defeat New Zealand to win Cricket World Cup

  Australia has won its fifth Cricket World Cup, beating New Zealand in a dominant performance in Melbourne. Set only 184 to win, Michael Clarke’s team cantered to victory with nearly 17 overs remaining. Australia have won the Cricket World … Continued

7th Mar 2015

New Zealand: Seamers, Sarfraz inspire as Pakistan sink S Africa

  [Photo: Wahab Riaz steamed in to pick up three wickets for 45 runs from his 7.3 overs.]     AUCKLAND, (Agencies): A hostile trio of Pakistan left-arm fast bowlers took full advantage of a pitch freshened by rain to … Continued

9th Feb 2015

Egypt soccer riot leaves 22 dead, 20 injured

  At least 22 soccer fans were killed and 20 injured when police and supporters clashed at a football game in Cairo on Sunday, according to local media. Authorities have said they expect the death toll to rise. The Egyptian … Continued

16th Jan 2015

Australia: UAE & Iran qualify for Asian Cup knockout stages

  The quickest strike in tournament history propelled UAE to the next round, while Iran were backed by loud support at their match in Sydney. The two teams join Australia, South Korea and China in the quarter-finals. Iranian players celebrate … Continued

20th Nov 2014

Qatar: Rights groups denounce decision to hold 2019 athletics championship in Qatar

    Human rights groups on Wednesday slammed the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the athletics governing body, for awarding the 2019 world championships to Qatar. The Qatari capital Doha was named host of the 2019 Athletics World Championships … Continued

19th Nov 2014

FIFA files criminal complaint over World Cup bids

    [Photo: Blatter has filed a criminal complaint in connection with the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 to Russia and Qatar]   FIFA’s World Cup bid corruption case has taken a surprising turn, with President Sepp Blatter filing … Continued

27th Sep 2014

Pakistan beat Oman 8-0 in Asian Games hockey match     South Korea, (APP): Pakistan on Saturday defeated Oman by 8-0 in the Asian Games hockey event at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium. This is the fourth consecutive win for Pakistan. … Continued

21st Sep 2014

South Korea: Pakistan beat China 2-0 in Asiad Hockey

  INCHEON  (Dawn): After hammering Sri Lanka 14-0 in the first game, Pakistan’s hockey team outclassed the Chinese eleven by 2-0 on Sunday, moving one step closer towards claiming gold. In upcoming games, Pakistan will be facing a stiff challenge … Continued

9th Jun 2014

Qatar: World Cup sponsors pressure FIFA after latest Qatar 2022 bribery allegations

      World Cup sponsors Sony and Adidas have voiced concern over new allegations that bribes were paid to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup. The controversy comes less than a week before the 2014 tournament kicks off in … Continued

2nd Jun 2014

Qatar denies latest allegations of corruption surrounding 2022 World Cup bid

      The organizers of the World Cup in Qatar have denied any wrongdoing in the bid that won them the 2022 tournament. The latest allegations came in a report by a British Sunday paper.  The Qatar 2022 Supreme … Continued

1st Jun 2014

British newspaper Sunday Times alleges corruption in Qatari World Cup bid

    A British newspaper has alleged that a former FIFA executive committee member paid millions to gain support for Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup. The report comes less than two weeks before the World Cup in … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Pakistan pulls off stunning win to enter U19 World Cup final

]Photo courtesy ICC] Dawn: Pakistan pulled off a stunning come-from-behind win over England to enter the U19 World Cup final on Monday. Chasing a target of 205, Pakistan were 142/7 in 36.5 as some fine bowling and brilliant fielding from … 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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