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By Said Amouri   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli police detained six Palestinians while they volunteered Tuesday to help residents against the outbreak of the coronavirus in Jerusalem. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency members of a volunteer group were conducting a sterilization campaign … Continued

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By Hasan Esen LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send every household in the country a letter to warn that the coronavirus outbreak is likely to worsen, the government said in a statement on Sunday. “It’s important for me to … Continued

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B’tselem (Israeli human rights group): Israel confiscated materials used to build a field clinic designated for coronavirus treatment for Palestinians. On Thursday, 26 March, at around 7:30 am, officials from Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank arrived with a … Continued

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ANKARA, Turkey, (AA): Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has donated medical supplies to Cameroon as part of efforts to help Africa combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, Cameroon Radio Television said Thursday. The supplies arrived today at Cameroon’s Yaounde Nsimalen Airport, it … Continued

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By Elham Asaad Buaras London, The Muslim News: Nottingham-based Muslim Hands charity has joined forces with thirty-five other charities and NGOs in one the biggest coordinated multi-agency alliance in response to the Coronavirus pandemic in the Midlands city. Muslim Hands, … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A worship place for Afghanistan’s Sikh minority was attacked by armed terrorists in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, leaving at least 25 people dead, an official statement said. As per initial reports, … Continued

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By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): The Muslim community in Myanmar on Wednesday called for a unity in fighting the coronavirus as the country reported three positive cases of COVID-19, so far. Tin Maung Than, secretary of Islamic … Continued

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By Gulsen Topcu   GAZA, Palestine (AA): An Israeli rights group said late Monday that the spread of the novel coronavirus in Gaza would be a “massive disaster” due to the blockade imposed by Israel. According to a written statement … Continued

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By Qais Omar Darwesh Omar and Hamdi Yildiz   WEST BANK, Palestine (AA): The Israeli army killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that a Palestinian was killed when the Israeli … Continued

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By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA) : The U.K. said Sunday 14 more people have died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities in the country to 35. Meanwhile, 1,372 people have tested positive … Continued

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Press Release   London: Due to the unprecedented uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, The Muslim News has postponed its prestigious annual awards ceremony until late summer. “It was a difficult decision but the health and safety of the guests must … Continued

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By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Head of a quasi-judicial body in India has claimed that the violence that jolted parts of union capital Delhi recently was “well-planned” and “one-sided”. In the worst-hit riots in decades, which started … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) All 25 passengers were killed after a van plunged into the Indus River in northern Pakistan on Monday morning, an official said. The vehicle fell into the river in Skardu district, a famous … Continued

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PARIS (Agencies): A man opened fire in a mosque in northeastern Paris on Sunday night, seriously wounding one person. The mosque is located on Rue de Tanger in the city’s 19th administrative district, he headquarters of ACIMA (Adda’wa Islamic Cultural … Continued

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By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Three people were killed including a child and dozens of others are missing Saturday as two bridal boats capsized in Rajshahi’s Sreerampur, Bangladesh, according to reports. At least 34 people are missing in … Continued

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