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Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri protester killed, 16 injured by Indian troops after Eid prayers
17th Jun 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri protester killed, 16 injured by Indian troops after Eid prayers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): A protester was killed and 16 others injured by Indian armed forces following Eid prayers in southern Kashmir on Saturday, local media reported. On Friday evening, Waqas Ahmad was killed and … Continued

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses
15th Jun 2018

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for forming an international inquiry committee to probe the ongoing human rights violations and abuses in Kashmir. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers
3rd Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Following the death of a civilian protestor after being run over by an Indian armed forces vehicle, the Kashmir region on Saturday observed a complete shutdown, with Indian authorities responding … 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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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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