UN urges US to drop Houthi terrorist designation
15th Jan 2021

UN urges US to drop Houthi terrorist designation

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): The UN urged the Trump administration on Thursday to reverse its decision to label Yemen’s Houthi [Ansar Allah]  rebels as a terror group, warning the move could exacerbate the country’s dire humanitarian crisis. The UN’s … Continued

US alleges al-Qaeda’s new ‘home base’ is Iran
13th Jan 2021

US alleges al-Qaeda’s new ‘home base’ is Iran

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): Iran is now al-Qaeda’s “home base,” the US alleged Tuesday despite an often-bloody history between Tehran and the terror group. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran’s leadership of providing “sanctuary to the terror … Continued

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office
12th Jan 2021

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with nearly 80% or more than 24 million of its people needing humanitarian assistance and protection and more than 13 million in danger of starving to death, the … Continued

Hamas slams UAE for importing illegal Israeli settlement goods
11th Jan 2021

Hamas slams UAE for importing illegal Israeli settlement goods

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian group Hamas on Sunday denounced the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for importing goods from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said the move “is tantamount to … Continued

Afghanistan: Religious cleric dodges bombing, 5 killed
4th Jan 2021

Afghanistan: Religious cleric dodges bombing, 5 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A prominent pro-government religious figure survived a deadly bomb blast in Afghanistan on Sunday that killed at least five people as a string of such attacks rock the war-ravaged country, officials confirmed. Mirwais … Continued

Syria: 4 civilians dead, 37 injured in bomb blasts
3rd Jan 2021

Syria: 4 civilians dead, 37 injured in bomb blasts

By Esref Musa, Omer Koparan, Ahmet Karaahmet, Mohamad Misto and Ethem Emre Ozcan RAS AL-AYN, AFRIN, AL-HASAKAH, Syria (AA): At least four civilians, including two children, were killed and 37 others injured in three bomb attacks in northern Syria, local … Continued

Yemen: Death toll from Aden airport blasts rises to 22
31st Dec 2020

Yemen: Death toll from Aden airport blasts rises to 22

By Halime Afra Aksoy, Laith Al-jnaidi, Safiye Karabacak and Zehra Nur Duz   ADEN, Yemen/ISTANBUL/ANKARA (AA): At least 22 people were killed in three explosions that rocked the airport in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Wednesday soon after … Continued

Pakistan signs letter on railway project with Uzbekistan & Afghanistan
30th Dec 2020

Pakistan signs letter on railway project with Uzbekistan & Afghanistan

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan signed a joint appeal letter Tuesday seeking a $4.8 billion loan from international financial institutions for a Trans-Afghan railway line project with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. The rail link would connect Pakistan and Uzbekistan … Continued

Yemen’s new government faces major challenges ahead
28th Dec 2020

Yemen’s new government faces major challenges ahead

By Mohammed Alragawi SANA’A (AA): A power-sharing government was announced in war-torn Yemen this month, containing 24 ministers including representatives of the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC), which is backed by the UAE. While the formation of the new government … Continued

Israel: Arab lawmaker rebukes UAE visitors in Knesset
24th Dec 2020

Israel: Arab lawmaker rebukes UAE visitors in Knesset

By Zain Khalil JERUSALEM (AA): An Arab Israeli legislator rebuked officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participating remotely in a special session of the Knesset, the country’s parliament. In an online special committee meeting, Sami Abou Shahadeh, a member … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch troops killed civilians in Afghanistan
24th Dec 2020

Netherlands: Dutch troops killed civilians in Afghanistan

By Abdullah Asiran ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (AA): Dutch soldiers killed civilians in Afghanistan in 2017, an army veteran has claimed to local media. Servie Holzken, a former Dutch soldier, told local daily Trouw in a story published Wednesday that Dutch … Continued

Afghanistan: Lawmaker survives bomb attack, 9 killed
20th Dec 2020

Afghanistan: Lawmaker survives bomb attack, 9 killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least nine civilians were killed and many more wounded in a bomb blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, apparently aimed at a member of the parliament, authorities confirmed. According … Continued

Taliban meet top Pakistani diplomat on peace process
17th Dec 2020

Taliban meet top Pakistani diplomat on peace process

By Islamuddin Sajid and Aamir Latif ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A delegation of the Afghan Taliban met with Pakistan’s top diplomat Wednesday to discuss the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan. The delegation, led by the group’s deputy chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani … Continued

Afghanistan: Leading Afghan female journalist gunned down
11th Dec 2020

Afghanistan: Leading Afghan female journalist gunned down

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A leading Afghan female journalist was gunned down by unknown assailants in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials confirmed. The incident took place when Malalai Maiwand of the local Enekas radio and TV … Continued

Bahrain to label illegal settlement products as Israeli
4th Dec 2020

Bahrain to label illegal settlement products as Israeli

JERUSALEM (AA): An Israeli journalist wrote Thursday on Twitter that Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister said his country “will NOT distinguish between Israeli products made within the 1967 lines and those from settlements.” Raphael Ahren, who works for the … Continued

Sudan: Israelis visit Sudan’s defense industry facilities
1st Dec 2020

Sudan: Israelis visit Sudan’s defense industry facilities

By Omer Erdem KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA):- A delegation from Israel visited Sudan’s capital Khartoum and held talks on military matters, the spokesperson for the transitional government said Sunday. Speaking to a local newspaper, Mohammed al-Faki Suleiman said the delegation did … Continued

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist
29th Nov 2020

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, was non-committal whether Israel was behind the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh but insisted that Britain was against the targeting of civilians. Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has … Continued

Afghanistan: Multiple rockets hit Kabul killing 8 injuring 31
22nd Nov 2020

Afghanistan: Multiple rockets hit Kabul killing 8 injuring 31

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Multiple magnetic bomb blasts and rocket attacks rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday morning, killing at least eight people, officials confirmed. According to the country’s Interior Ministry, at least eight people lost … Continued

Afghans devastated by Australian troops’ killing civilians ‘for sport’
19th Nov 2020

Afghans devastated by Australian troops’ killing civilians ‘for sport’

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Afghans have expressed outrage over the latest revelations that Australian special forces killed dozens of civilians ‘for sport’ as revealed in an official secret investigation commissioned by the Canberra government. Australian authorities on … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 4 hurt in blast at Jeddah WWI memorial
12th Nov 2020

Saudi Arabia: 4 hurt in blast at Jeddah WWI memorial

By Ali Abo Rezeg, Mahmoud Barakat and Ali Semerci   ANKARA/ISTANBUL (AA): At least four people were injured in what French officials described as a “bomb attack” during Armistice Day.ceremony Wednesday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, according to media reports. France’s … 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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