UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees
8th Sep 2020

UN welcomes Indonesia’s acceptance of Rohingya refugees

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday welcomed the landing of approximately 300 Rohingya refugees on the northern coast of Aceh, Indonesia, after seven months at sea. An unknown number of the refugees need … Continued

Bangladesh: Disabled Bangladeshi with only 2 working fingers vows to make a difference
7th Sep 2020

Bangladesh: Disabled Bangladeshi with only 2 working fingers vows to make a difference

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladeshi youth Fahim Ul Karim has been suffering from a rare genetic disease since 2007, when he was nine years old. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), which eventually affects all voluntary muscles and involves … Continued

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts
5th Sep 2020

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 12 people died and more than 40 are in critical condition after suspected air conditioner explosions during Friday night prayers at a mosque near Bangladesh’s capital, officials said. A 7-year-boy and … Continued

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis
22nd Aug 2020

UN: New solutions needed 3 years after Rohingya crisis

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, called Friday for renewed solutions for displaced and stateless Rohingya communities inside and outside Myanmar. The agency said nearly 900,000 are refugees in Bangladesh, three years after a crisis there … Continued

Bangladesh: Death toll from floods rises to 217
16th Aug 2020

Bangladesh: Death toll from floods rises to 217

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Death toll from floods in Bangladesh rose to 217 on Saturday amid the deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the south Asian country, said health officials. Of the total deaths, 182 … Continued

Bangladesh: Floods death toll up as conditions worsen
26th Jul 2020

Bangladesh: Floods death toll up as conditions worsen

.By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 111 people have now died in Bangladesh due to floods that have ravaged the country’s northern parts for almost a month, authorities said on Saturday. Eleven more fatalities were reported … Continued

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic
13th Jul 2020

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh on Sunday barred congregational prayers on the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha on traditionally-designated open grounds to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to senior officials. Authorities announced the … Continued

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead
30th Jun 2020

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 33 bodies, including three children, have been recovered by divers in Bangladesh after a passenger ferry sank in a river after a collision, an official said Monday. Dozens are still missing … Continued

Bangladeshi renowned fighter pilot Saiful Azam dies at 80
15th Jun 2020

Bangladeshi renowned fighter pilot Saiful Azam dies at 80

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladeshi-origin legendary fighter pilot Saiful Azam died in the capital Dhaka on Sunday morning, according to officials and media reports. Retired group captain, 80, died at his residence after suffering from various old-age … Continued

Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for the third straight year following a mass exodus in August 2017. “Eid does not carry any significance for us in … Continued

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26
24th May 2020

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The death toll from a large cyclone that hit Bangladesh earlier this week after starting in the Bay of Bengal has risen by 10 to 26, said officials on Saturday Cyclone Amphan also … Continued

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India
20th May 2020

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India

By Md. Kamruzzaman and Cheena Kapoor   DHAKA, Bangladesh/DELHI, India (AA): A rapidly intensifying super cyclone is moving across the Bay of Bengal and will likely sweep over coastal areas along the India-Bangladesh border by Wednesday evening, affecting millions of … Continued

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic
9th May 2020

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Bangladesh for Friday congregational prayers after more than a month, despite the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the country. The government’s decision to allow mass prayer … Continued

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16
3rd May 2020

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh will extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic until May 16, the Ministry of Public Administration confirmed on Saturday. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has agreed to extend the lockdown. It … Continued

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident
8th Mar 2020

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Three people were killed including a child and dozens of others are missing Saturday as two bridal boats capsized in Rajshahi’s Sreerampur, Bangladesh, according to reports. At least 34 people are missing in … 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

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka
16th Dec 2019

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 10 people have been killed and several injured n a deadly fire at a fan factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday evening. Fire services and civil defense officials told Anadolu … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50
12th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 15 people were killed and more than 50 others injured early Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on in Bangladesh’s Brahmanbaria district east of the capital, according to police and local … 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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