Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat
2nd Aug 2017

Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – At least 29 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suspected suicide bomber struck a Shia Muslim mosque in western Herat province Tuesday evening, according to a hospital official. … Continued

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede
24th Apr 2017

Iraq: One person killed, scores injured as Shia Muslim pilgrims stampede

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): One elderly man was killed, 250 of Shia Muslim pilgrims were injured in a stampede in Baghdad on Sunday, panicked by rumors a suicide bomber was about to blow himself up, according to an … Continued

Pakistan: 24 killed in suicide explosion in NW Pakistan
1st Apr 2017

Pakistan: 24 killed in suicide explosion in NW Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 24 people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide attack in a crowded market in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, officials and local media reported. Among the dead and injured … Continued

Iraq: Vehicle bomb attack kills 15 in Baghdad
30th Mar 2017

Iraq: Vehicle bomb attack kills 15 in Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA & The Musilm News): At least 15 people were killed Wednesday and 40 others injured when a vehicle bomb exploded at a checkpoint at the southern entrance this capital city, security sources said. A … Continued

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles
11th Feb 2017

Yemen: Houthis manufacturing drones, long range missiles

By Zakaria al-Kamaali   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): The leader of Yemen’s Houthi group said Friday that it had begun manufacturing unmanned aerial drones and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). In a statement broadcast by Yemen’s Houthi-run Al-Maseera television channel, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar
21st Jan 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan border on Saturday morning, a Pakistan army spokesman said. Hours after the incident, … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad
8th Jan 2017

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad

By Amer al-Hassani   BAGHDAD (AA):– At least 13 civilians were killed and 50 others injured when a car bomb detonated near a public market in eastern Baghdad, according to a security source. Daesh has claimed responsibilty. The explosion hit … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bomb attack kills 90 pilgrims near Hilla
24th Nov 2016

Iraq: Suicide bomb attack kills 90 pilgrims near Hilla

By Ibrahim Saleh   BABEL, (AA): A suicide bomb attack killed at least 90 people Thursday evening at a gas station near the Iraqi city of Hilla, the center of the Babil province located 100 kilometers south of the capital … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 30 at Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul
22nd Nov 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide attack kills 30 at Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): A suicide attack inside a Shia mosque here killed at least 30 people Monday. Col. Fareedon Obaidi, head of investigations for Kabul Police, told Anadolu Agency a lone suicide bomber detonated explosives inside … Continued

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by security forces during religious procession
15th Nov 2016

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by security forces during religious procession

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): At least nine people were killed when security forces opened fire on Shia Muslim pilgrims in northwest Nigeria on Monday, police and the Shia organization Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) told Anadolu Agency. Kano … Continued

Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul
1st Nov 2016

Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul

By Ibrahim Saleh and Ahmed Qasim   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army and its allies on Monday announced the recapture of five more villages near the northern city of Mosul, according to official statements. The assertions come hours after the … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens of Shia Muslim group members held
11th Oct 2016

Nigeria: Dozens of Shia Muslim group members held

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Dozens of members of a Nigerian Shia organization were arrested when they embarked on a peaceful religious rally Monday in northwestern Kaduna state, a representative of the group said in a statement. Islamic Movement … Continued

Nigeria: Kaduna State outlaws main Shia Muslim group
8th Oct 2016

Nigeria: Kaduna State outlaws main Shia Muslim group

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA) – Nigeria’s Kaduna state has outlawed the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Friday, in a step the government said was necessary to keep public peace. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to governor Nasir el-Rufai of … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a
14th Sep 2016

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes on water well kill 30 civilians in Sana’a

By Zakaria al-Kamali   SANA’A (AA): Saudi-led airstrikes on a water well north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa [Sana’a] have killed 30 people, the UN human coordinator for Yemen has said. Jamie McGoldrick said 17 people, including first responders and … Continued

Yemen: 8 killed, 17 injured in battles
30th Jul 2016

Yemen: 8 killed, 17 injured in battles

By Murad al-Arifi   TAIZ, (AA): Eight people were killed and 17 injured Friday in a bomb attack and clashes between Ansar Allah [Houthi] movement and pro-government forces in Yemen, local sources told Anadolu Agency. Three civilians were killed and … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah
25th Jul 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Kadhimiyah

By Hadi Hassan   BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing killed at least 12 people in Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to security and medical sources. A bomber blew himself up in a marketplace in the Shia Muslim district … Continued

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group
18th Jul 2016

Bahraini court dissolves main Shia Muslim group

By Ahmed al-Masri   DOHA (AA): A Bahrain court on Sunday ordered the country’s main Shia Muslim group dissolved and its assets seized. The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments said the ruling to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society … Continued

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad
3rd Jul 2016

Iraq: Daesh bombing kills 80 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 80 people were killed early Sunday in a car bomb blast claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The bomb hit al-Karada, a busy shopping district in … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad
12th May 2016

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Wednesday’s car-bombs attack in Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr City district and elsewhere in the capital — responsibility for which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — has risen to 90, local medical … Continued

US: Daesh committing genocide
18th Mar 2016

US: Daesh committing genocide

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA) – Daesh is committing genocide in territories it controls in Iraq and Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday. “In my judgment, Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its … 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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