Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces
18th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian armed forces injured dozens of Kashmiris Monday when they clashed with thousands of pro-independence students who walked out of their schools, colleges and university campuses in Jammu and Kashmir. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue
17th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are scrambling to quash a rash of viral videos of alleged human rights abuses, blaming them for fueling the violence in the Indian-held part … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces
10th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA)- Six civilians were killed and at least 50 were wounded Sunday in disputed Jammu and Kashmir when Indian forces opened fire on massive pro-independence protests. The protests were against the … Continued

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir
29th Mar 2017

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian security forces allegedly opened fire on unarmed civilian protesters, killing three of them and wounding over a dozen others in central Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, according to police. Protesters … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed
15th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA):  Eight people, including four Indian army soldiers and four pro-independence militants were killed in two separate gunbattles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police officials said. In the first gunbattle, a … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies
13th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir,  India, (AA): Thousands of unarmed civilians in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir took to the streets in massive pro-Independence demonstrations and clashed with the Indian forces in the region after the killing … Continued

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred
1st Feb 2017

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Two Indian Muslim athletes were denied visas to the U.S. on Tuesday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s entry ban on people from seven Muslim states. Abid Khan and Tanveer Hussain, … Continued

India: 36 killed in Andhra Pradesh as train derails
22nd Jan 2017

India: 36 killed in Andhra Pradesh as train derails

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, (AA): At least 36 people were killed and around 100 injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials said. Seven coaches and an engine of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneshwar Hirakhand express … Continued

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges
15th Jan 2017

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Nearly 24people died on Saturday evening after a boat with at least 40 people on board capsized in River Ganges in northeastern Patna city in India’s Bihar state, officials said. A video shot … Continued

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil
11th Dec 2016

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil

By Abdul Gani   GUWAHATI, India (AA): A Muslim teacher who resigned from her job at a school in India’s commercial capital Mumbai last week claimed her decision followed six months of discrimination from school authorities. “I tried to make … Continued

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling
21st Nov 2016

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI,  (AA): At least four children were killed and three other people injured in fresh shelling by Indian forces along the border of the disputed Kashmir region in the last 24 hours, Pakistan claimed Sunday. Indian … Continued

India:  107 dead in north India train derailment
20th Nov 2016

India: 107 dead in north India train derailment

By Shuriah Niazi   BHOPAL, India (AA): At least 107 people were killed in a train derailment in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state on Sunday, police said. More than 200 passengers were injured, many seriously. Images on local media showed … Continued

India:  Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest
7th Nov 2016

India: Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA): Kashmiri pro-independence leaders met Sunday for the first time since anti-India unrest started in the disputed region four months ago. Veteran leader of the Hurriyat (G) party Syed Ali Shah Geelani … Continued

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir
1st Nov 2016

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Pakistan on Monday accused longtime rival India of killing four civilians and injuring six others in a firing and shelling incident in the disputed Kashmir Valley. The latest casualties have raised the number of … Continued

Pakistan: 4 killed in Pakistan, India border clashes
25th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 4 killed in Pakistan, India border clashes

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Three civilians, including two children, and an Indian soldier have been killed by fresh border clashes between Indian and Pakistani forces, officials said Monday. The Pakistani army’s spokesperson’s unit claimed Indian forces began “unprovoked” … Continued

Pakistan, India tension becomes culture war
23rd Oct 2016

Pakistan, India tension becomes culture war

By Aamir Latif and Ahmad Adil   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A month of tension between Pakistan and India that has resulted in diplomatic arguments and cross-border gunfights has also been played out on the cultural front in recent weeks. While … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral
9th Oct 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The killing of a 12-year-old boy by Indian troops in Kashmir led to clashes at his funeral on Saturday. Junaid Akhoon was killed Friday during clashes between security forces and pro-independence protesters … Continued

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists
30th Sep 2016

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists

  Karachi, (Dawn): The management of Lahore’s Super Cinema has announced in a Facebook post that they will cease the screening of all Indian films in their cinema. Karachi’s Nueplex Cinemas followed suit; the management conveyed this to its patrons … Continued

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India
30th Sep 2016

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Two Pakistani troops were killed during an hours-long clash with Indian border guards, the Pakistani army said Thursday. An Indian soldier has been captured by the Pakistan army, according to Pakistani officials. The fresh … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle
18th Sep 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, India (AA): At least 17 Indian soldiers and four suspected militants were killed in a gunbattle at an army base in northern Uri town in Indian-held Kashmir. “Four terrorists killed in counter-terrorist operation … 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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