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

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh
20th Aug 2017

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): At least 23 people were killed and 150  others injured after a passenger train derailed in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, governmental officials said. The incident took place in the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Kashmiri militants, two Indian soldiers killed
3rd Aug 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Kashmiri militants, two Indian soldiers killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): Two Kashmiri militants and two soldiers of the Indian Army were killed in two separate gunfights in the disputed Jammu Kashmir region on Thursday morning. A major of the Indian Army … Continued

Pakistan: 8 dead in new border clash with India
20th Jul 2017

Pakistan: 8 dead in new border clash with India

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Eight people, including five Indian soldiers, two civilians and a Pakistani soldier were killed on Wednesday in new clashes along the Line of Control, a de facto border that divides the Kashmir valley, … Continued

Pakistan: 4 Pakistani troops killed along Kashmir Line of Control
17th Jul 2017

Pakistan: 4 Pakistani troops killed along Kashmir Line of Control

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Four Pakistani soldiers are believed to have been killed when their vehicle fell into a river along the de facto border region of Kashmir after Indian forces allegedly hit it, according to Pakistan … Continued

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train
15th Jul 2017

India: Hindu mob brutally assaults Muslim family on the train

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim family was brutally assaulted by a mob in a passenger train in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, one of the victims said. The incident took place on the Shikohabad-Kasgang passenger … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt
9th Jul 2017

Jammu & Kashmir shuts down, protests erupt

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The disputed Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday observed a complete shutdown to mark the first anniversary of the death of local militant commander, Burhan Wani. Fearing pro-independence protests and … Continued

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims
30th Jun 2017

India: Indian PM finally decries mob lynching against Muslims

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday warned cow vigilantes against indulging in violence in the name of cow protection after large number of demonstrations against the violence.. This is the first time that … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers
26th Jun 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 Kashmiris killed in gunbattle with Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Two suspected militants were killed and three Indian soldiers were injured during an overnight clash at a school in Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, according to Indian … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot
29th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army chief dares Kashmiri protesters to shoot

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An Indian Army chief on Sunday has said he wished Kashmiri protesters pick up guns instead of rocks, to provide the Indian army with a better excuse to retaliate. Civilian … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes
22nd May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four militants and three Indian soldiers were killed in a two day lon Sundayg gunbattle close to the de facto border between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk
18th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA): The spiritual leader of Kashmir’s Muslim majority was placed under house arrest Wednesday as he was due to address a seminar. Umar Farooq, who as the mirwaiz of Kashmir leads around … 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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