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Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand
20th Sep 2020

Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand

By Pizaro Gozali Idrus   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The Thai government last Sunday met a delegation of Muslim groups in southern Thailand to hear their aspirations amid ongoing violence in the region. The Southern Thai Peace Delegation was led by … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody
18th Sep 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : A 23-year-old young man in Indian-administered Kashmir was allegedly killed in police custody Tuesday night, according to his family. The deceased, identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Northern Kashmir’s Baramulla … Continued

Palestine: 3,500 Palestinians killed during Netanyahu premiership
17th Sep 2020

Palestine: 3,500 Palestinians killed during Netanyahu premiership

By Mustafa Deveci   JERUSALEM (AA): During the premiership of Benjamin Netanyahu, who signed an agreement with the UAE and Bahrain to normalize relations Wednesday, nearly 3,500 Palestinians, including many women and children, were killed and thousands of others injured … Continued

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast
16th Sep 2020

Libya: 24 migrants die as boat sinks off Libyan coast

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Libyan Coast Guard teams detected … Continued

Palestine: Israel to demolish mosque in Jerusalem
15th Sep 2020

Palestine: Israel to demolish mosque in Jerusalem

By AbdelRaouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Monday issued a demolition order for a mosque in the town of Silwan in east Jerusalem for “lack of a construction permit,” according to local residents. Israeli authorities gave the curators of … Continued

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

Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority
31st Aug 2020

Myanmar: Deep reforms must end vicious violence against Rohingya minority

By Merve Aydogan   (AA): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has called for dialogue and deep reform to address issues of citizenship, improve the administrative structure, and rein in the increasing violence in Myanmar. Ethnicity and conflict are inextricably linked … 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

Palestine: Israel airstrikes in Gaza Strip injuring 4, incl 3 year-old
15th Aug 2020

Palestine: Israel airstrikes in Gaza Strip injuring 4, incl 3 year-old

By Esat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA):  Israel carried out a series of airstrikes in central and northern Gaza Strip late Friday. The Palestinian Health Ministry said initial reports show a 3-year-old was injured in the attacks. Another 11-year-old child and … Continued

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline
25th Jul 2020

Iran seeks int’l probe on US fighter jets interception of civilian airline

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): Iran has registered its protest with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) over the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by US military jets, terming it a “clear violation of international law and … Continued

Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage
21st Jul 2020

Belgium: Death of Algerian in police custody triggers outrage

By Agnes Szucs   BRUSSELS (AA): The death of a man of Algerian background after being arrested by Belgian police has triggered an investigation, with some members of the public drawing comparisons to the choking death in police custody this … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

Palestine: Prison death spotlights Palestinian plight in Israel
12th Jul 2020

Palestine: Prison death spotlights Palestinian plight in Israel

By Ramzy Mahmoud   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): The recent death of Palestinian prisoner Sa’di al-Gharabli in Israel has put the issue of long-serving Palestinian prisoners under the spotlight. Al-Gharabli, 75, died at Assaf Harofeh medical center last week after … Continued

Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 July)
10th Jul 2020

Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 July)

Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt)  (02– 08 July)   Elderly and ill Palestinian dies in Israeli prison; 21 Palestinians shot and wounded, including two children, in … Continued

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups
5th Jul 2020

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya rights groups have denounced the recent court-martial of three Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” and another of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead the international community. The three officers … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians
26th Jun 2020

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians

Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 Jun 2020)   Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) on al-container checkpoint, eastern Bethlehem; 22 Palestinians … Continued

Bedouins protest Israeli confiscation of land
23rd Jun 2020

Bedouins protest Israeli confiscation of land

By Abdelraouf Arna’out   JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Bedouins demonstrated Monday against the Israeli government’s plans to confiscate their land in Khirbet al-Watan village in the Negev region of southern Israel. The protest, which was held in the city of … Continued

Palestine: Israel detains Palestinians volunteers helping residents: COVID-19
1st Apr 2020

Palestine: Israel detains Palestinians volunteers helping residents: COVID-19

By Said Amouri   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli police detained six Palestinians while they volunteered Tuesday to help residents against the outbreak of the coronavirus in Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency members of a volunteer group were conducting a sterilization campaign … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank
23rd Mar 2020

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

By Qais Omar Darwesh Omar and Hamdi Yildiz   WEST BANK, Palestine (AA): The Israeli army killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that a Palestinian was killed when the Israeli … 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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