France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back
31st Jul 2015

France, UK seek to send Calais migrants back

By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA (AA): After more than 1,500 migrants attempted to storm trains using the underground rail link between Great Britain and France this week, both countries are moving to end the chaos at Eurotunnel’s terminal at Calais. The situation outside … Continued

US questions Israel commitment to two-state solution
31st Jul 2015

US questions Israel commitment to two-state solution

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. spoke with Israel about getting the Palestinian “peace process back on track,” one day after Tel Aviv approved construction of new housing units in the West Bank, the State Department said Thursday. Spokesman Mark Toner said the settlement expansion … Continued

Palestine: 8-month-old baby burnt to death by Israeli settlers near Nablus
31st Jul 2015

Palestine: 8-month-old baby burnt to death by Israeli settlers near Nablus

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Right-wing Jewish extremist settlers near Nablus firebombed a Palestinian home on Thursday night, starting a fire which destroyed the house and burned a baby to death, as well as severely burning the baby’s … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem
30th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem

By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers invaded the Beit Hanina neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, and demolished a print shop, a carpentry workshop, a wedding hall and a warehouse, all located on an area measuring six and a … 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

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death
30th Jul 2015

Taliban loses icon following Mullah Omar’s death

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A black and white photo of the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar was one of the most striking images of a decade of the U.S.-led “war on terror”. The FBI wanted poster, which … Continued

Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17
30th Jul 2015

Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17

By Deepak Adhikari   KATHMANDU, (AA): Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains buried houses in Nepal’s mountainous midwestern region, killing 17 people, police said on Thursday. The landslides struck the villages of Chapakot and Lumle, near popular tourist town Pokhara … Continued

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters
29th Jul 2015

: Obama talks rights, democracy at African Union headquarters

ADDIS ABABA, (AA): Wrapping up a five-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke Tuesday in Addis Ababa, where he urged African countries to democratize, respect human rights and ensure the continent’s leaders abided by presidential term limits. Obama … Continued

Palestine: Israeli extremists assault Palestinian bus driver in Jerusalem
28th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli extremists assault Palestinian bus driver in Jerusalem

IMEMC News: A number of Israeli extremists attacked, on Monday at night, a Palestinian bus driver, working for the Egged Bus Company, by spraying his face with pepper spray before beating him up, and tried to tie him to his … Continued

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away
28th Jul 2015

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away

MUMBAI, (AA): Former Indian president and reputed scientist APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening in the northeastern city of Shillong after suffering a heart attack. Kalam, a popular and inspirational figure for Indian students, was delivering a speech at … Continued

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM
28th Jul 2015

Iraq: It is time to open a new page in the region: Iranian FM

BAGHDAD, (AA): All countries must cooperate with each other in the fight against extremism, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Monday. At a joint press conference in Baghdad with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Zarif said: “[It is] time to … Continued

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province
28th Jul 2015

Turkey-Iran gas pipeline blown up in Agri province

ANKARA (AA): The Turkey-Iran natural gas pipeline has been blown up in eastern Turkey’s Agri province, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said late Monday. According to a statement released by the Turkish Energy Ministry, Yildiz said that the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers, troops storm Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens
27th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers, troops storm Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens

JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Palestinians – and four Israeli soldiers – were injured on Sunday when Israeli security forces stormed occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and clashed with Muslim worshipers. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that Israeli police had … Continued

Cameroon: Blast in far north kills 14
27th Jul 2015

Cameroon: Blast in far north kills 14

YAOUNDE, (AA):  Fourteen people were killed and 20 injured late Saturday when a female bomber blew herself up in Maroua city, capital of Cameroon’s Far North Region, a government spokesman has said. The attack was carried out by a 13-year-old girl, … Continued

Nigeria: 14 killed by suicide blast in Yobe State
27th Jul 2015

Nigeria: 14 killed by suicide blast in Yobe State

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI,  (AA):At least 14 people were killed and dozens injured when a bomb tore through a market on Sunday morning in the town of Damaturu in Nigeria’s northeastern Yobe State, according to police sources. A female suicide … Continued

China: 4 miners dead, 5 missing week after flooding
27th Jul 2015

China: 4 miners dead, 5 missing week after flooding

BEIJING (AA): Rescue teams were racing against time Monday to find five workers reportedly trapped in a coal mine in China’s northeast Heilongjiang province after it flooded a week ago. State news agency Xinhua cited local authorities in Hegang city, … Continued

Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week
26th Jul 2015

Sweden: Malmo rocked by fourth grenade attack in a week

ANKARA (AA): Sweden’s southern city of Malmo was rocked Sunday by a grenade attack, the fourth in a row this week, media reports said. Sweden’s SVT television reported that a handmade grenade exploded in the early hours of Sunday in a street … Continued

Turkey: Protesters, police clash in eastern Turkey
26th Jul 2015

Turkey: Protesters, police clash in eastern Turkey

MARDIN/SIRNAK,  (AA): Protesters clashed with riot police late Saturday night in the eastern provinces of Mardin and Sirnak over airstrikes against illegal Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in Iraq. Masked protesters rallied in Nusaybin district of Mardin to demonstrate protesting Turkey’s air campaign … Continued

Belgium: Two Syrian groups agree on roadmap to end war
25th Jul 2015

Belgium: Two Syrian groups agree on roadmap to end war

BRUSSELS (AA): Two main Syrian opposition groups have agreed on a political roadmap to end the ongoing civil war in Syria. Officials from the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (SNC) and the National Coordination Commission for Democratic … 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

Turkey jets bomb Daesh, PKK in Syria
25th Jul 2015

Turkey jets bomb Daesh, PKK in Syria

ANKARA (AA): Turkish fighter jets are involved in a campaign targeting terrorist organizations Daesh and the PKK beyond the country’s borders, sources from the Prime Ministry said Friday night. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is holding a late-hour high-level meeting on the campaign … Continued


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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