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

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

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces
27th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India. (AA): She is 20 years old and ever since she threw stones at the Indian armed forces last week, she says she feels a sense of liberation. As if a weight … Continued

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

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:  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, 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

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

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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