Afghanistan: 48 Shia Muslims dead in Kabul suicide attack on education center
16th Aug 2018

Afghanistan: 48 Shia Muslims dead in Kabul suicide attack on education center

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 48 young men and women were killed and more than 67 others injured when a suspected suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a private student coaching center in Afghan Shi’a … Continued

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39
5th Aug 2018

Afghanistan: Death toll from Shia Muslim mosque bombing climbs to 39

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA & The Muslim News): The death toll from Friday’s twin suicide-bombing in a Shia Muslim mosque of Gardez city, Paktia Province rose to 39 on Saturday. 81 worshippers during Friday Prayers in … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 18, injures 100 in Sadr City
7th Jun 2018

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 18, injures 100 in Sadr City

By Ali Semerci   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 18 people were killed and 100 injured Wednesday in twin suicide blasts in the Iraqi capital, according to a hospital authority and a local police officer. The blasts occurred when unidentified terrorists … Continued

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims
12th May 2018

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): One person was murdered and two seriously injured in an apparent sectarian attack in a mosque in South Africa on Thursday afternoon. The attack on the Shi’a Muslims was condemned by the … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65
22nd Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 31 people, officials and local media reported. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed a suicide bomber … Continued

Iran: Five security forces killed in Tehran protests
21st Feb 2018

Iran: Five security forces killed in Tehran protests

By Mohammad Qorshon and Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN (AA): The death toll of Iranian security forces killed in clashes with a Shia Muslim religious group in capital Tehran rose to five, according to an Iranian official. Demonstrators took to … 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

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event
30th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least five Shia Muslims, including a woman, were killed and 11 others injured when gunmen opened fire on a congregation in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi on Saturday, police said. The incident, the latest … Continued

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan
7th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan

Express Tribune & AA:  At least five people were killed and 19 others injured on Friday when two bombs exploded near Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express in Machh area of Bolan district, Baluchistan. Earlier on Tuesday four Shia women were killed when … 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: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin
8th Jul 2016

Iraq: 35 – 50 killed, 60 injured in attack against mosque in Salahuddin

  Press TV: Between 35 to 50 civilians have lost their lives and 60 others sustained injuries when Daesh terrorists carried out suicide bombings and shooting attack near a holy Shia Muslim mausoleum north of the Iraqi capital. Security sources … Continued

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar
21st Jun 2016

Bahrain revokes citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim scholar

By Ahmad al-Masri   DOHA, Qatar (AA): Bahraini authorities on Monday revoked the citizenship of Ayatullah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim, the country’s leading Shia Muslim scholar and the spiritual leader of Al-Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest opposition movement. Ayatullah Qassim’s ancestors are … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh
24th Oct 2015

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh

By Aamir Latif     KARACHI, (AA): At least 22 people were killed and dozens of other people were injured in a suspected suicide blast at a Shia procession in southern Pakistan’s Sindh province Friday evening, police said. The Muslims were … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Human rights groups ask for stay of execution of Ali Al-Nimr
24th Sep 2015

Saudi Arabia: Human rights groups ask for stay of execution of Ali Al-Nimr

Amnesty International: Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr was sentenced to death on 27 May 2014. He “confessed” to offenses that had taken place when he was 17 years old. The sentence has now been upheld by appeal judges at the Specialized … Continued

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala
24th Aug 2015

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala

By Ali Abo-Rezeg   KARBALA, (AA): Hundreds of angry demonstrators stormed a government building in the Shia-dominated Iraqi province of Karbala on Sunday. “The protesters stormed the administrative building of al-Hindiyyah district and destroyed the windows of the building because the … Continued

Yemen: Exclusive: 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque bombed by Saudi airforce
18th Jul 2015

Yemen: Exclusive: 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque bombed by Saudi airforce

By Abdullah Crater Aden, (The Muslim News): According to sources in Crater Aden in the District of Aden Governorate, few days ago, Saudi led air force bombed 120-year-old Shi’a Muslim mosque in the city. No one was killed or injured. However, … Continued

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead
9th Jul 2015

Yemen: Suicide attack at mosque leaves 10 dead

[Houthi fighters inspect wreckage of car at the site of a previous attack near of Qubbat al-Mahdi Mosque on June 20, 2015 in Sana’a. Mohammed Hamoud/Anadolu Agency]   By Mahmoud Barakat   SANAA, Yemen (AA): At least 10 people were killed late Tuesday … Continued

6th Jun 2015

Yemen: Houthis & exiled President to attend UN-brokered peace talks

[Saudi Airforce]   Houthi Shiite rebels and Yemen’s exiled government have agreed to attend UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva later this month. The UN has described the humanitarian situation in Yemen as “catastrophic.” The talks are aimed at ending weeks … 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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