29th Mar 2013

North Korea issues US threat after stealth bombers arrive

North Korean state media have reported that leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his top generals to put missile units on stand-by. The claim follows the deployment of two US B-2 stealth bombers to the region.   The report from the … Continued

China: Death toll from warehouse blasts rises to 158
1st Sep 2015

China: Death toll from warehouse blasts rises to 158

BEIJING (AA): The death toll from fatal explosions at a warehouse in a northern Chinese port city has risen to 158 while 15 people remain missing, with firefighters accounting for the majority of the victims. State news agency Xinhua cited … Continued

South, North Korea to hold urgent high-level talks
22nd Aug 2015

South, North Korea to hold urgent high-level talks

By Alex Jensen   SEOUL (AA): North and South Korea agreed to hold urgent talks at a border village Saturday in a move to try to defuse the latest tensions. Yonhap news agency reported that the South’s National Security Adviser Kim Kwan-jin and … Continued

Philippines: 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed in clashes
20th Aug 2015

Philippines: 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed in clashes

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): At least 15 Abu Sayyaf gunmen and a soldier were killed and seven others were wounded in an encounter with government troops in the predominantly Muslim island province of Sulu in the southern Philippines on Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Alan Arrojado, … Continued

Philippines: 3 injured as Abu Sayyaf attacks army
15th Aug 2015

Philippines: 3 injured as Abu Sayyaf attacks army

By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA): Abu Sayyaf militants have attacked a detachment of the Philippines Army in the troubled island archipelago of Sulu in the southern Philippines. Brigadier General Alan Arrojado, commander of Sulu Joint Task Force Group, said Saturday … Continued

China: 44 dead, 500 injured after blast rips through factory
13th Aug 2015

China: 44 dead, 500 injured after blast rips through factory

BEIJING (AA): At least 44 people were killed and around 500 others injured late Wednesday after an enormous explosion ripped through a warehouse in a port city in north China storing “dangerous goods”. State news agency Xinhua reported that a blast that tore … Continued

China: Gas blast at mine leaves 10 dead, 3 missing
12th Aug 2015

China: Gas blast at mine leaves 10 dead, 3 missing

BEIJING (AA): At least 10 people have been killed after a gas explosion at a coal mine in China’s southwestern Guizhou province, according to state media Wednesday. Three others remain missing after the blast took place at around 7.50 p.m. … Continued

China: Typhoon leaves 14 dead, 4 missing in east China
10th Aug 2015

China: Typhoon leaves 14 dead, 4 missing in east China

BEIJING (AA): A typhoon that brought record rainfall to east China has left 14 people dead and four others missing, according to local media Monday. Flood control authorities in Zhejiang province said that 12 of the fatalities from Typhoon Soudelor … Continued

Philippines: 4 communist rebels, 1 soldier killed in firefight
4th Aug 2015

Philippines: 4 communist rebels, 1 soldier killed in firefight

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): At least four communist rebels and a soldier have been killed in a firefight following an ambush by an insurgent group in Masbate island province in the Philippines north. Av Inquirer.net report said that the firefight ensued … 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

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

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue
19th Jul 2015

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE,  (AA):Hostility and anti-Islam sentiment erupted on Australian streets for a second day Sunday as rolling rallies continued across the country. On the streets of Canberra, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and many other places, anti-racism protesters again confronted right wing … Continued

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest
18th Jul 2015

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE, (AA): Hundreds of police were deployed in Western Australia on Saturday to break up violent protests near Parliament House in Melbourne after demonstrators from a right wing anti-Islam group faced off against anti-racism groups. The pre-arranged demonstrations were the first expected by “Reclaim Australia” across Australia … Continued

China: Shoe factory collapse kills 9 in east China
5th Jul 2015

China: Shoe factory collapse kills 9 in east China

[Photographer: Mahmut Atanur/Anadolu Agency]   By Ekip BEIJING (AA) : A shoe factory in China’s eastern Zhejiang province has collapsed, killing nine workers. State news agency Xinhua cited the Wenling city government as saying Sunday that rescue teams had managed … Continued

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks
25th Jun 2015

Philippines lauds Turkey’s involvement in peace talks

[Photo: Head of the largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines, MILEF, Hajj Murad Al-Ebrahim. Photographer: Turgut Alp Boyraz]/AA] By Hader Glang and Satuk Bugra Kutlugun ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ANKARA (AA): The Philippines is lauding Turkey’s involvement in peace talks between the government … Continued

12th Jun 2015

Australia: PM sidesteps accusations of paying off people smugglers

  Australian Prime Minister Abbott [photo] as sidestepped accusations that officials paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants to turn back to Indonesia. The move has been slammed by opposition parties and foreign governments. Australian Prime Minister Tony … Continued

3rd Jun 2015

China: 14 rescued in Yangtze sinking, over 430 missing

[Photo taken on June 2, 2015 shows the airview of the rescue site of the overturned passenger ship in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in central China’s Hubei Province.  (Xinhua/Ye Haitao)]   WUHAN, (Xinhua): Fourteen people have been … Continued

2nd Jun 2015

China: President Xi urges all-out rescue efforts after ship with 458 people sinks

[Photo: Rescuers work near the ship sinking site in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River on June 25. Photo taken with a mobile phone. (Xinhua)]   BEIJING, (Xinhua): Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out rescue efforts after a passenger ship … Continued

30th May 2015

Philippines: 18 injured in twin explosions in Jolo

    ZAMBOANGA, (Xinhua):  At least 18 people were injured Friday night in twin explosions that hit a compound near a police headquarters in the southern Philippine city of Jolo, security officials said Saturday. Security officials blamed the Abu Sayyaf … Continued

15th May 2015

China: India, China to manage differences with maturity

[Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (HT Photo)]   By Sutirtho Patranobis   Beijing, (Hindustan Times): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the Chinese leadership to adopt … Continued

30th Apr 2015

Australia: UN condemns Australia for deporting Muslim scholar to Iran

  AUSTRALIA violated the rights of an Iranian man forced from the country he had lived in for 16 years over vague national security concerns, a UN watchdog said. Australia’s decision to deny Mansour Leghaei a permanent visa “constituted arbitrary … 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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