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Pakistan: Blasts targeting election rallies kill 133
14th Jul 2018

Pakistan: Blasts targeting election rallies kill 133

By Aamir Latif and By Islamuddin Sajid   KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 133 people were killed and over 180 injured in two suspected suicide blasts targeting election rallies in southwest and northwest Pakistan on Friday, officials and local media … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills 20 in election rally in Peshawar
11th Jul 2018

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills 20 in election rally in Peshawar

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 20 people including a provincial assembly candidate were killed and 47 wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally in northwestern Pakistan Tuesday evening, officals said. According to the police, the … Continued

UK: Need more BAME MPs to reflect modern Britain, says Lib Dem leader
25th Apr 2018

UK: Need more BAME MPs to reflect modern Britain, says Lib Dem leader

By Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Liberal Democrats are still not representative of modern Britain, Leader of the Party told The Muslim News. Sir Vince Cable acknowledged that his party was not “yet fully representative of modern … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing targets voter registration in Kabul kills 4
22nd Apr 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing targets voter registration in Kabul kills 4

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Suicide attack on a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday has killed four and wounded at least fifteen people, an official confirmed. Humayon Mohtaat, head of the population … Continued

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll
6th Dec 2016

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll

By Bahtiyar Abdukerimov   TASHKENT, (AA): Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was elected president of Uzbekistan, the Central Election Commission said Monday. Mirziyoyev, who took over as acting president when long-serving leader, Islam Karimov died in September after 27 years in … Continued

US: ‘Power elite’ to influence next US presidential Cabinet
8th Nov 2016

US: ‘Power elite’ to influence next US presidential Cabinet

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO, (AA): WikiLeaks has released 50,000 emails relating to Hillary Clinton which gives insight into the inner workings of her campaign. But one in particular appears to show the influence corporations have on Cabinet appointments. … Continued

UK: Ruthless campaign to become Britain’s next leader
1st Jul 2016

UK: Ruthless campaign to become Britain’s next leader

LONDON, (AA): The contest to select Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic and unexpected turn Thursday when Boris Johnson withdrew from a race dominated by last week’s Brexit decision. The former London mayor and one-time chat show host is … Continued

French Muslim party to contest by-election
15th Apr 2016

French Muslim party to contest by-election

STRASBOURG,  (AA) – A senior member of France’s Turkish-Muslim Equality and Justice Party (PEJ) has told Anadolu Agency that an upcoming May 22 by-election will be used as preparation for the country’s general election in 2017. PEJ chair Sakir Colak … Continued

Uganda: President woos voters at Kampala mosque
13th Feb 2016

Uganda: President woos voters at Kampala mosque

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, (AA): Uganda President Yoweri Museveni is wooing Muslim voters with a promise to look into the case of 14 incarcerated Muslims. Addressing a congregation during Friday prayers at the National Old Kampala mosque, Uganda’s senior … Continued

US: Most Muslim voters plan to vote in presidential primaries
2nd Feb 2016

US: Most Muslim voters plan to vote in presidential primaries

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Seventy-three percent of registered American Muslim voters say they will vote in this year’s presidential primary elections with 67 percent backing Democratic candidates, according to a survey published Monday. A little more … Continued

US concerned about Muslims barred from Myanmar elections
11th Nov 2015

US concerned about Muslims barred from Myanmar elections

WASHINGTON (AA): A U.S. official on Tuesday expressed concerns about Myanmar polls where hundreds of thousands of Muslims were barred from voting and running in the elections. “We have raised our concerns about the removal of voting rights from individuals previously afforded … Continued

Myanmar: Opposition confident of election victory
9th Nov 2015

Myanmar: Opposition confident of election victory

By Joshua Carroll   YANGON, (AA): Senior officials in Myanmar’s opposition National League for Democracy were confident Monday of victory in a historic general election as unofficial results suggested huge gains for the party. Spokesperson Win Htein said the party … Continued

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election
9th Nov 2015

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday appeared set to lose elections in the key East Indian state of Bihar, according to early data released by the country’s official electoral … Continued

Myanmar: Fears remain over exclusions days before vote
5th Nov 2015

Myanmar: Fears remain over exclusions days before vote

By Joshua Carroll   YANGON, (AA): With just three days to go before voters take to the polls in Myanmar, concerns continue to be raised about barriers to participation. When election officials released the final list of candidates to stand in the Nov. … Continued

Tanzania’s governing party to extend 54-year rule
29th Oct 2015

Tanzania’s governing party to extend 54-year rule

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   ARUSHA, (AA): While early results indicate that the party that has ruled Tanzania for 54 years will emerge as the official winner, several irregularities in Tanzanian archipelago Zanzibar have thrown a new twist to the … Continued

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win
20th Oct 2015

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, (AA): Canada was a sea of red from coast to coast Monday as Justin Trudeau and his Liberals swept into power with a majority government. It was stunning reversal of the Liberals disastrous defeat in … Continued

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician
18th Oct 2015

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician

BERLIN (AA): A prominent pro-refugee politician has been stabbed in western German city of Cologne on Saturday, in what officials said was a xenophobic attack. Henriette Reker, an independent candidate running for Sunday’s mayoral elections in Cologne, was attacked during … Continued

Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns against race, religious divisions
18th Oct 2015

Myanmar: Suu Kyi warns against race, religious divisions

YANGON (AA): Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on voters Saturday not to be influenced by divisions over race and religion during her first visit to conflict-stricken Rakhine state in 15 years. However, she her and other parties … Continued

Myanmar: Handful of Muslim candidates win appeal to run in election
26th Sep 2015

Myanmar: Handful of Muslim candidates win appeal to run in election

By Joshua Carroll   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar’s election commission has made a partial U-turn on its decision to bar dozens of Muslim candidates from a Nov. 8 ballot following pressure from several foreign governments, local media reported Friday. Eleven of … 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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