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

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 more civilians killed by Indian army amid unrest
11th Sep 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 more civilians killed by Indian army amid unrest

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, India (AA): Two more civilians were killed by the Indian armed forces Saturday, further raising tensions ahead of Eid al-Adha in the disputed Indian-held Kashmir The region has been the scene of unrest … Continued

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Friday arrested a leading Kashmiri independence leader, his party said. Meanwhile at least 19 students have been blinded by Indian security officers. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized Friday afternoon outside … Continued

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian-backed chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday defended recent civilian killings by Indian forces, saying that protesters were a small minority who had attacked police stations and army camps. “Did … Continued

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed
19th Aug 2016

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed

SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has added a ban on movement during nighttime hours to an ongoing 41-day curfew in Kashmir. Meanwhile, killings blamed on Indian forces have continued with villagers in the southern Kashmiri settlement of Khrew … Continued

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban
19th Jul 2016

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): For a third day, newspapers in Indian-held Kashmir have not hit the stands following a ban by the pro-India government in the region. The blanket ban on newspapers comes amid a popular … Continued

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury
11th Jul 2016

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): As the death toll has risen in Kashmir, so has the fury that has mounted by the hour and spread throughout the disputed Himalayan region in the wake of the killing of … Continued

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir
10th Jul 2016

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): At least 11 civilians have been killed and over 100 others wounded in several separate incidents of Indian security forces opening fire on protesters in southern parts of Indian-held Kashmir since Friday … Continued

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces
9th Jul 2016

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): A young Kashmiri militant commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen was killed along with two other militants in a gun battle in south Kashmir on Friday, police confirmed. Indian police chief in Kashmir … Continued

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh
4th Jun 2016

India: Two dozen killed in violence in Uttar Pradesh

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Two dozen people were killed, including two police officers, when violence erupted in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday after police attempted to evict illegal squatters. According to local officials, the … Continued

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks
3rd May 2016

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA) – After calling off earlier talks with Pakistan after Pakistani officials met with pro-independence leaders in Kashmir, India seems to have quietly backtracked, saying Kashmiri leaders are free to meet with … Continued

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes
27th Apr 2016

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA) – Two months after talks were suspended following a January terrorist attack in northern India allegedly carried out by Pakistani militants, diplomats of both countries held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday. The … Continued

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians
14th Apr 2016

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): The Jammu Kashmir region witnessed a complete shutdown Wednesday, a day after three civilians, including a 70-year-old woman, were killed by the Indian army. Hundreds of people defied a government-imposed curfew … Continued

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State
11th Apr 2016

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) – At least 102 people have been killed in a massive fire that tore through a Hindu temple in India’s Kerala State on Sunday morning. Another 380 people were injured in the conflagration, … 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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