Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria
25th Jun 2017

Syria: Israeli jets hit targets in Syria

By Turgut Alp Boyraz   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli jets on Saturday hit several targets in Syria allegedly in response to rocket attacks from the war-torn country, the military said in a written statement. It said that “more than 10” rockets … Continued

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks
24th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): More than 63 people were killed and 200 others injured Friday in suicide attacks, officials said. The first attack occurred outside Balochistan’s provincial police chief’s office in Quetta, where a militant rammed an … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack
23rd Jun 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack

by Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, according to the Somalia’s Security Ministry spokesman. Among those killed in the attack was Sheikh … Continued

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan, US, the previous day. “Unfortunately, you cannot disconnect … Continued

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians
22nd Jun 2017

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): Some 100 people were reportedly killed in intense fighting that broke out Tuesday in the Central African Republic (CAR), local media and officials said Wednesday. The Central African Republic’s news agency, Le Nouveau Centrafrique … Continued

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels
21st Jun 2017

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

By Ata Ufuk Seker, Hasan Esen, Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A man carrying a belt with explosives was “neutralized” at Brussels Central Station late Tuesday, according to Belgian news agency Belga. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said at … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen
20th Jun 2017

US police pledge justice for slain Muslim teen

By Michael Hernandez   FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia (AA): Police in northern Virginia pledged Monday to pursue justice for a slain Muslim teen “to the fullest extent of the law”. “While justice will not bring Nabra Hassanen back, justice will be … Continued

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers
19th Jun 2017

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): A man has died and 10 people have been injured after white van ploughed 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim Welfare House in north London, in what Metropolitan police have called a … Continued

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire
18th Jun 2017

Portugal: 57 killed in deadly forest fire

    By Senhan Bolelli   MADRID (AA): A forest fire on Saturday has claimed 57 lives in Portugal, according to Jorge Gomes, the secretary of state for internal affairs. The fire broke out in the Pedrogao Grande area, a … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ
18th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Taliban in Afghanistan stormed a regional police headquarters following a suicide car bombing on Sunday killing at least five officers, officials have confirmed. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the … Continued

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast
17th Jun 2017

Canadian politician joins Muslims for Ramadan fast

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): A Canadian politician who is fasting for the month of Ramadan told Anadolu Agency on Friday he began the practice to raise money for a food bank, but has been overwhelmed at the … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six
16th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a mosque belonging to the Shia Muslim community in the capital Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least six persons dead and five others injured, according to an … Continued

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning
16th Jun 2017

US man sentenced to 20 years for seeking Mosque burning

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A Tennessee man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years behind bars for seeking to recruit others to burn down a New York mosque, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Robert Doggart, 65, of Signal … Continued

Canada: Muslim women file human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia
16th Jun 2017

Canada: Muslim women file human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia

By Barry Ellsworth   RENTON. Ont. (AA): Three Muslim workers have filed a human rights complaint alleging Islamophobia after they were fired from a maintenance project in western Canada, Canadian media reported Thursday. Amino Rashid told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation … Continued

UK: Death toll rises to 12 in London residential block fire
15th Jun 2017

UK: Death toll rises to 12 in London residential block fire

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The death toll in a massive blaze which destroyed a residential tower block in London on Wednesday morning has climbed to 12, police said. Witnesses reported that if it wasn’t for the Muslims … Continued

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
15th Jun 2017

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people were killed when a suicide car bomb attacked a popular hotel here Wednesday, officials said. Mohamed Bulle, a police captain in Mogadishu said armed men from the Somali terrorist … Continued

UK: Huge blaze in London apartment block claims six lives
14th Jun 2017

UK: Huge blaze in London apartment block claims six lives

LONDON (AA & The Muslim News): London’s senior fire fighter has said there has been fatalities from a huge fire which ripped through a 27-story apartment block in the U.K. capital overnight. Six people have died, the number is expected … Continued

Bangladesh: Landslides kill dozens in SE Bangladesh
14th Jun 2017

Bangladesh: Landslides kill dozens in SE Bangladesh

By Sorwar Alam   ANKARA (AA): More than 60 people have been killed in landslides triggered by torrential rain in southeastern Bangladesh, local media reported Tuesday. The hilly districts of Rangamati, Bandarband and Chittagong were among the most affected areas. … 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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