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

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant
3rd Jul 2020

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): A mysterious “incident” at Iran’s Natanz nuclear enrichment facility damaged an “industrial shed” early Thursday, according to a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). It was the third such incident … Continued

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East
16th May 2020

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East

By Harun Nasrullah London, (The Muslim News): Iran and Turkey are most affected by Covid-19 in the Middle East; however, fatality figures for both countries and the region as a whole are dwarfed by those of major Western superpowers. As … Continued

Iran to reopen mosques in low-risk coronavirus areas
4th May 2020

Iran to reopen mosques in low-risk coronavirus areas

TEHRAN (AA): Iran will reopen mosques in districts that saw a decline in the number of coronavirus infections as of Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. Addressing a virus task force meeting on Sunday, Rouhani said mosques will be reopened … Continued

US sanctions impede Iran’s fight against coronavirus
21st Mar 2020

US sanctions impede Iran’s fight against coronavirus

By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): The eerie silence in the deserted streets of Tehran is in sharp contrast to the palpable buzz in hospitals these days with the novel coronavirus pandemic assuming alarming proportions and cases mounting. The … Continued

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran
19th Mar 2020

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran

KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Since the outbreak of coronavirus in neighboring Iran, over 100,000 Afghans were deported or returned voluntarily to their war-ravaged country, the UN migration agency said on Wednesday. In a fresh report, the International Organization of Migration noted … Continued

Iran: 103-year-old beats coronavirus
18th Mar 2020

Iran: 103-year-old beats coronavirus

By Ahmet Dursun   ANKARA , Turkey, (AA): A 103-year-old Iranian woman successfully recovered after contracting the deadly coronavirus, which has claimed thousands of lives worldwide since early this year. According to Nevid Danayi, the rector of Semnan University of … Continued

Turkey: 9 dead in eastern Turkey after earthquake
24th Feb 2020

Turkey: 9 dead in eastern Turkey after earthquake

By Burak Bir, Fahri Aksut and Havva Kara Aydin   ANKARA (AA): At least nine people died and 50 others were injured in eastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck near the Iranian border region, the country’s … Continued

Iran “accidentally” shot down Ukrainian airplane
11th Jan 2020

Iran “accidentally” shot down Ukrainian airplane

By Burak Bir, Faruk Zorlu   (AA): Iran’s General Staff of the Armed Forces said Saturday that a Ukrainian aircraft was “accidentally” hit by an Iranian missile early this week that killed 176 people on board. In a written statement, … Continued

Saudi Arabia oil facilities set on fire by Houhti drone attacks
15th Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities set on fire by Houhti drone attacks

By Hussein Mahmoud Ragab Elkabany and Ali Semerci AA: On Saturday, the official Saudi Press Agency reported the blazes at the Abqaiq and Khurais facilities. Abqaiq is home to the state-owned, Saudi Aramco’s largest oil processing plant. Yemen’s Houthi rebels … Continued

Israel to join US & UK in tanker war against Iran in Persian Gulf
7th Aug 2019

Israel to join US & UK in tanker war against Iran in Persian Gulf

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz has said that his country will join the US and the UK, to “protect” trade routes in the Persian Gulf, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. According to an Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Katz … Continued

Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back
21st Jun 2019

Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA) :U.S. President Donald Trump approved airstrikes Thursday evening against Tehran in retaliation for the downing of an American surveillance drone but pulled back, The New York Times reported. Citing multiple officials from the Trump … Continued

UK claims Iran ‘almost certainly’ behind tanker attacks
15th Jun 2019

UK claims Iran ‘almost certainly’ behind tanker attacks

By Muhammad Mussa   LONDON (AA): Iran is very likely responsible for the attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the British government claimed Friday. Meanwhile, Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: “Britain should act to … Continued

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran
20th May 2019

US: Trump threatens to annihilate Iran

[Archive Photo: US President Donald Trump threatens to bomb Iran. Photographer: Samuel Corum/AA] Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA) – President Donald Trump on Sunday told Iran not to threaten the United States, saying it will be Tehran’s “official end”. “If Iran … 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

Iran: 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in suicide bombing
14th Feb 2019

Iran: 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in suicide bombing

By Muhammet Kursun and Ahmet Dursun   TEHRAN/ANKARA (AA): At least 27 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed in a suicide bombing on Wednesday in southeastern Iran. At least 13 others were injured in the attack on Khash-Zahedan road … Continued

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition
31st Jan 2019

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition

By Mohammed al-Samei   ADEN, Yemen (AA): Thousands of children have been killed and injured in war-torn conflict since 2015, UN children’s fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. “Over 6,700 children [were] verified killed or injured since 2015,” UNICEF said on … Continued

US study finds Iran was only winner of Iraq war
30th Jan 2019

US study finds Iran was only winner of Iraq war

By Umar Farooq WASHINGTON (AA): A study by the U.S. Army released Tuesday said Iran was the sole winner of the Iraq war. The two-volume, 1,300-page study, which examined the successes and mistakes of the war, was originally commissioned by … Continued

Iran: Suicide bombing kills 2 in southeastern Iran
7th Dec 2018

Iran: Suicide bombing kills 2 in southeastern Iran

TEHRAN (AA): At least two people were killed, 43 injured, in a car bombing in Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar, Sistan-Balouchestan Province.on Thursday, according to a local official. Provincial governor Rahmdel Bamri told local media a booby-trapped vehicle attempted … 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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