Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro
23rd May 2019

Philippines: Muslims accept transition plan for autonomous region of Bangsomoro

[Photo:  Philippines Cotabato Moro Muslims seen during Autonomy law meet on 28 July 2018. Photographer: Mahmut Atanur/ AA] Riyaz ul Khaliq ANKARA (AA): The provisional government in the newly-autonomous southern region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines has accepted a proposal for … Continued

Philippines: 2.8M Filipino Muslims to decide Bangsamoro Law fate
21st Jan 2019

Philippines: 2.8M Filipino Muslims to decide Bangsamoro Law fate

By Anna Tarhata Basman reporting from Manila for The Muslim News Manila, Philippines (The Muslim News)  After a decades-long armed struggle in the Southern part of the Philippines – Mindanao – a law accepted by Muslim resistance groups such as Moro … Continued

Philippines rolls out red carpet for Muslim liberation movt
13th Jul 2018

Philippines rolls out red carpet for Muslim liberation movt

By Maecy Alviar   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): High-ranking officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) visited the Philippine military’s headquarters in the capital Thursday, marking another milestone in the peace process between the government and the Bangsamoro people. … Continued

Philippines: Fighting between Moro groups kills 25
15th Aug 2017

Philippines: Fighting between Moro groups kills 25

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): At least 25 people have been killed in fighting between Moro armed men and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the southern Philippine province of Maguindanao. Twenty of the fatalities are … Continued

Philippines: Militant head to leave Marawi, held by militants, if MILF intervenes
28th Jun 2017

Philippines: Militant head to leave Marawi, held by militants, if MILF intervenes

By Roy Ramos and Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Abdullah Maute, one of the brothers leading militants holed up in Marawi, is willing to leave the city if the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) intervenes. The MILF and … Continued

Philippines: Muslim rebels tasked to combine for peace
29th Jul 2016

Philippines: Muslim rebels tasked to combine for peace

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The new Philippines president’s peace guru has said he expects rival Muslim rebel factions to come together to craft a new law to implement a two-year-old agreement to end four decades of fighting … Continued

Philippines: 33 breakaway rebels killed in Muslim south
17th Jul 2016

Philippines: 33 breakaway rebels killed in Muslim south

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The Philippines’ military announced Sunday that 33 members of breakaway rebel group were killed in four days of fighting in a troubled majority Muslim southern province. Col. Lito Sobejana, 601st Brigade commander, said … Continued

Philippines: Muslim ex-rebels agree on common roadmap
30th Jun 2016

Philippines: Muslim ex-rebels agree on common roadmap

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY (AA): Leaders of two former Muslim rebel groups agreed Wednesday to promote a common roadmap for peace in the conflict-ridden southern Philippines ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. The chairman of the … Continued

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south
21st May 2016

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): Leaders in the Philippines’ Muslim south have objected to suggestions by an ally of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte that a stalled autonomy bill for the region may be overridden by plans to introduce a … Continued

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan
20th May 2016

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): A stalled bill on the Philippines’ Muslim south may be overridden by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s plans to grant regions autonomy through federalism, his pick for House Speaker said Thursday. Pantaleon Alvarez, the incoming … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims
29th Feb 2016

Philippines: Congress fails in sealing peace with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The government’s chief adviser to a peace process with the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group admitted Sunday that there is huge disappointment over Congress’ failure to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law … Continued

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives
20th Feb 2016

Philippines: Gov’t BIFF hostilities now claimed 16 lives

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The death toll from just over two week’s hostilities between a splinter group of the country’s one-time largest Moro rebel group and government troops has reached 16, with over a dozen reported wounded, … Continued

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims
16th Feb 2016

Philippines leader to discuss shelved peace deal with Muslims

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): The Philippines’ outgoing president pledged Monday to discuss a shelved law aimed at sealing a peace process in the country’s war-torn Muslim south at an upcoming regional ASEAN summit in the United States. … Continued

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines
3rd Feb 2016

Philippines: Bomb blast injures 3 in S Philippines

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): At least three people – one of them a minor – were injured when an explosion rocked a southern Philippine city visited by a vice presidential candidate Tuesday. Supt. Ranie Hachuela, chief of … Continued

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law
30th Jul 2015

Philippines: Liberation front will not accept change made to basic law

By Yusuf Hatip and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ANKARA, Turkey(AA) : With the passing of a law that seals a peace agreement between the Philippines government and its one time largest rebel group stalled, a Turkish monitor says “crucial changes” have been made … 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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