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Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Kashmir, mows down a protester
6th May 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Kashmir, mows down a protester

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Indian armed forces on Saturday killed three suspected militants in a gun battle in Chattabal area, on the outskirts of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Meanwhile a protester was … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl
19th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Protests erupted on Wednesday in universities across Jammu and Kashmir against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl. According to police, the protests left two students and two … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir
12th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four civilians, including a minor and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle between militants and Indian forces in southern Kashmir on Wednesday, according to a military official … Continued

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings
3rd Apr 2018

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Jammu and Kashmir remained in a state of paralysis on Monday with thousands of Indian forces in riot gear manning the streets a day after 13 militants, four civilians and … Continued

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir
10th Feb 2018

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Militants on Saturday stormed into an army camp in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir, killing at least two soldiers and wounding six others, local media and police sources said. A gun-battle continues … Continued

India: Israeli prime minister to meet business people, Bollywood bigwigs
15th Jan 2018

India: Israeli prime minister to meet business people, Bollywood bigwigs

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in India on Sunday for a six-day visit. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him at the airport. The two leaders were seen hugging each other … Continued

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack
8th Jan 2018

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim man who was stabbed in southern India last week in alleged retaliation for the murder of a Hindu activist died on Sunday. Basheer Ahmed, 47, was attacked last Wednesday in Mangalore, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen
7th Jan 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): At least four Indian policemen were killed and two others wounded on Saturday in a bomb attack in the disputed Jammu Kashmir region. Militants carried out an improvised explosive device … Continued

Militants storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir, 6 killed
31st Dec 2017

Militants storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir, 6 killed

By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): Four Indian soldiers and two Kashmiri militants were killed and at least two others wounded on Sunday as Kashmiri militants stormed a paramilitary camp in disputed Kashmir. According to Indian officials, at … Continued

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik
17th Dec 2017

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Saturday it will file a fresh appeal to Interpol after it turned down a request to issue a red notice for popular preacher Zakir Naik — … Continued

India: Tour boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh, 19 confirmed dead
13th Nov 2017

India: Tour boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh, 19 confirmed dead

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): Nineteen people died when an unlicensed tour boat capsized in the River Krishna in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh late Sunday, police said. A criminal case has been launched against the … Continued

Kashmiris observe ‘Jammu Martyrs’ Day’ as 3 killed by Indian troops
7th Nov 2017

Kashmiris observe ‘Jammu Martyrs’ Day’ as 3 killed by Indian troops

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun   (AA): Three militants and one Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle in a southern district of disputed Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as Kashmiris observed the “Jammu Martyrs’ Day” over the killings of civilians … Continued

Pakistan: Two women killed by Indian fire in Kashmir
25th Oct 2017

Pakistan: Two women killed by Indian fire in Kashmir

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of killing at least two women and injuring six other people in unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) — a de facto border that divides the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle
11th Oct 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four killed in fierce gun battle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA):  Two militants and two Indian Airforce personnel were killed early Wednesday in a fierce gun battle in Hajin village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “The gun battle is still on. … Continued

Pakistani army accuses India of killing 6 civilians along border
22nd Sep 2017

Pakistani army accuses India of killing 6 civilians along border

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistani military accused Indian border forces of killing at least six civilians, including two women during “unprovoked” shelling and firing along the eastern border between the two nuclear-armed countries. 20 others were injured … Continued

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees
21st Sep 2017

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI, India (AA) – The government has sealed the maritime boundary after receiving intelligence that Rohingya Muslims would try to enter India using sea routes, according to Indian media reports Wednesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared … Continued

India: 22 drown as boat capsizes in northern India
15th Sep 2017

India: 22 drown as boat capsizes in northern India

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): At least 22 people were killed on Thursday in northern India when a boat carrying 50 people capsized, local media reported. “The boat was carrying more passengers than its capacity,” District Magistrate, Bhavani … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Militants storm major police base killing Indian forces
27th Aug 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Militants storm major police base killing Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu-Kashmir, India (AA):  Four Indian paramilitary personnel, four policemen and three militants were killed in southern Jammu-Kashmir when a major police base came under attack Saturday, top police official told local media. The incident took … Continued

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims
23rd Aug 2017

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The Islamic practice of instant divorce was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court voted by 3-2 against the tradition whereby a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying … 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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