Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend
14th Sep 2020

Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD (AA): Thousands of schools and colleagues across Pakistan will reopen from Tuesday, ending a six-month long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Pakistani Education Ministry, all higher education institutions in the country will … Continued

Pakistan urges ASEAN to speak out against Islamophobia
13th Sep 2020

Pakistan urges ASEAN to speak out against Islamophobia

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan(AA): Pakistan on Saturday urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to speak out against the rise of Islamophobia and extremist tendencies around the globe. The call was made by Foreign Minister Shah … Continued

Pakistan: 58 dead, 100s villages submerged in monsoon rains
10th Aug 2020

Pakistan: 58 dead, 100s villages submerged in monsoon rains

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): The death toll from three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods in Pakistan has risen to at least 58, officials said on Sunday. The southern Sindh and southwestern Balochistan provinces, and … Continued

Pakistan: Teen suicides trigger debate on online gaming
2nd Aug 2020

Pakistan: Teen suicides trigger debate on online gaming

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): Saad*, 18, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in southwestern Pakistan earlier this month. His brother says the teenager committed suicide after missing a task on a famous online … Continued

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange
29th Jun 2020

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least nine people were killed as gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange building in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, police said. The building is in a high-security zone and … Continued

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive
23rd May 2020

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive

By Aaamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 97 people were killed and two survived when a plane crashed in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi, the army said on Saturday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303, traveling … Continued

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic
9th May 2020

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Bangladesh for Friday congregational prayers after more than a month, despite the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the country. The government’s decision to allow mass prayer … Continued

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown
1st May 2020

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Hundreds of charged laborers, including women, gathered outside a garment factory in the eastern district of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi to protest against their forced layoff only a week before the International Labor … Continued

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE
28th Apr 2020

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): More than 30 doctors are on hunger strike in northeastern Punjab province for two weeks, protesting lack of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), said an official on Monday. More than 150 doctors and health … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

COVID-19: Pakistan to allow mosque congregational prayers in Ramadan
19th Apr 2020

COVID-19: Pakistan to allow mosque congregational prayers in Ramadan

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The government in Pakistan decided to conditionally allow congregational prayers in mosques during the holy month of Ramadan, official media said Saturday. The decision was made during a meeting that involved religious scholars … Continued

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases
12th Apr 2020

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD (AA):  The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan passed the 5,000 mark as the country reported 254 new cases in the last 24 hours, health authorities said on Sunday. The total number of cases is … Continued

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river
10th Mar 2020

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) All 25 passengers were killed after a van plunged into the Indus River in northern Pakistan on Monday morning, an official said. The vehicle fell into the river in Skardu district, a famous … Continued

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief
17th Feb 2020

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The UN chief on Sunday voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable.” UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ remarks came during a joint news conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood … Continued

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus
8th Feb 2020

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan’s government has handed over a 200-year old temple to the country’s Hindu minority, local media reported on Saturday. Located in the remote Zhob district of the southwestern Balochistan province, the temple had … Continued

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC
20th Jan 2020

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India on Sunday of a befitting response over the continued killing of civilians across the Line of Control (LoC), a de facto border that divides the Kashmir … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

Kashmir: Avalanche kills 61 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir
15th Jan 2020

Kashmir: Avalanche kills 61 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 61 people were killed and over 53 injured after an avalanche struck a village in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, official media said on Tuesday. Rescue operations were launched for another 12 victims who … Continued

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims
10th Nov 2019

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan on Saturday opened a key border crossing with neighboring India for Sikh pilgrims ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, founder of their religion. With a giant gate opened … Continued

Pakistan: Train fire in NE Pakistan kills 65, injures 40
31st Oct 2019

Pakistan: Train fire in NE Pakistan kills 65, injures 40

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) : At least 65 people were killed and over 40 injured, many serious, when a fire broke out Thursday morning on a passenger train in northeast Pakistan, an official confirmed. The fire started … 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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