Afghanistan: Over 150 dead as floods devastate parts of Afghanistan
28th Aug 2020

Afghanistan: Over 150 dead as floods devastate parts of Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The death toll from flash floods triggered by torrential rain across Afghanistan crossed 150 on Thursday, with the country’s military engaged in rescue and relief operations. The country’s State Ministry for Disaster … 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

Palestine: Israel floods Gaza farmland, causing $500,000 in damage
13th Jan 2020

Palestine: Israel floods Gaza farmland, causing $500,000 in damage

By Nour Mahd Ali Abu Aisha and Cagri Kosak   GAZA (AA): Israel’s uncontrolled opening of a dam’s gates has caused $500,000 worth of damage to agricultural areas in Gaza, the Palestinian Agriculture Ministry said Sunday. Large swaths of farmland … 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

Iran: 79 people killed by floods
23rd Apr 2019

Iran: 79 people killed by floods

By Muhammet Kursun   TEHRAN (AA): Relentless rains and flooding have killed 79 people and injured 1,000 others in Iran, according to an Iranian official on Monday. Several Iranian provinces have been ravaged by a wave of torrents since last … Continued

Iran: Death toll from flooding rises to 62 as US hinders aid
4th Apr 2019

Iran: Death toll from flooding rises to 62 as US hinders aid

By Muhammet Kursun   TEHRAN (AA): The death toll from a wave of flooding across Iran has reached 62, local officials said Wednesday as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the U.S. of preventing humanitarian aid from reaching flood-hit parts of … 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

Nigeria: Death toll from floods hits 108
25th Sep 2018

Nigeria: Death toll from floods hits 108

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Death toll from Nigeria’s floods has risen to 108, the country’s official relief agency said on Monday. In a statement, the National Emergency Management Agency said 441,251 people were affected in 50 municipalities. … Continued

India: Death toll from Kerala floods climbs to 445
27th Aug 2018

India: Death toll from Kerala floods climbs to 445

By Adem Salvarcioglu   (AA): The death toll from floods and landslides in the southern Indian state of Kerala has risen to 445, local media reported Sunday. Triggered by torrential monsoon rains, the floods and landslides have affected 800,000 people, … Continued

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days
18th Aug 2017

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): More than 60 people have died in flood and natural disasters in the north and northeast parts of Bangladesh since August 12, an emergency official said Thursday. Naznin Shamima, officer-in-charge of the Control Room at the Department … Continued

Pakistan: 26 killed after bus washed away by flood
31st Jul 2016

Pakistan: 26 killed after bus washed away by flood

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 26 passengers, most of them children, were killed after a bus carrying wedding guests was washed away by a flash flood in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. The bus was carrying … Continued

China: 237 dead in weeks-long flooding
15th Jul 2016

China: 237 dead in weeks-long flooding

By Mahmut Atanur   BEIJING (AA): Weeks of heavy rainfall and flooding have left more than 230 people dead in China while 93 others remain missing, state media reported Friday. At least 237 fatalities were recorded after more than 1,508 … Continued

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides
24th Jun 2016

Indonesia: More than 60 dead in floods, landslides

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): An Indonesian official confirmed Friday that more than 60 people have been killed and thousands displaced in floods and landslides in the Indonesian islands of Java and Sulawesi over the past week. Sutopo Purwo … Continued

Indonesia: 35 dead after floods, landslides in Central Java
20th Jun 2016

Indonesia: 35 dead after floods, landslides in Central Java

By Ainur Rohmah   TUBAN, (AA): Floods and landslides have left at least 35 people dead and 25 missing in Indonesia’s central Java province. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for the national disaster management agency, told Anadolu Agency on Sunday that … Continued

Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30
4th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Two days of torrential rains kill 30

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – Over 30 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmland destroyed by two days of torrential rainfall in Afghanistan, an official said Sunday. According to Wais Barmak, state minister for the … Continued

UK and Ireland begin storm clean-up as more rains expected
1st Jan 2016

UK and Ireland begin storm clean-up as more rains expected

LONDON (AA): A massive clean-up operation is underway in the U.K. and Ireland after the countries were battered by storms and floods. Hundreds of homes remain flooded and thousands more are without electricity after Storm Frank passed through northern England, … 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

Pakistan: Floods kill 30 in Chitral valley
25th Jul 2015

Pakistan: Floods kill 30 in Chitral valley

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): Raging floods have killed 30 people in northwest Pakistan in the last six days as weather experts have issued a fresh warning for severe rains on Sunday, officials and local media said on Saturday. Rescue workers found … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again
26th Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again

  [Photo: Aman Farooq/GK]   By Khalid Gul / Showket Dar Islamabad/Anantnag, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Incessant rains wreaked havoc in many parts of South Kashmir on Thursday, causing damage to private property, bridges and road infrastructure, reports … 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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