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Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10
14th Dec 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10

(AA): At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured on Thursday morning after a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform blew up himself outside a police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, local media reported. The suicide bomber … Continued

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia
30th Nov 2017

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths. “After a thorough assessment of the Somali National army-led … Continued

Somalia: 23 dead in Mogadishu twin suicide car bomb attack
29th Oct 2017

Somalia: 23 dead in Mogadishu twin suicide car bomb attack

By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 23 people, including a former lawmaker and a police official were killed and more than 30 others wounded in two suspected suicide car blasts at a hotel in capital Mogadishu on Saturday … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu
15th Oct 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Over 30 people were killed, dozens wounded when a truck full of explosives exploded at the busiest intersection in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, police said. “The truck … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7
29th Sep 2017

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least seven people were killed and six others wounded when a car bomb blast hit a busy restaurant in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a government official said Thursday. In another attack Al Shabaab … Continued

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia
26th Sep 2017

US: Trump’s new immigration ban does not include Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA):  Saudi Arabia was excluded from the Donald Trump administration’s most recent effort to curb international immigration over security concerns because Riyadh met U.S.-mandated criteria, the White House said Monday. Saudi Arabia was home to … Continued

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens
2nd Sep 2017

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least four people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed and more than 35 wounded on Friday when a double explosion targeted a busy market in northeastern Somalia, officials said, with other sources … Continued

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers
31st Jul 2017

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 11 soldiers were killed and several others injured when al-Shabaab militants attacked a military convoy in a village southwest of capital Mogadishu, officials said Sunday. Earlier on SUnday, at last five … Continued

Somalia: Truck bomb blast kills 5 outside Mogadishu
13th Jul 2017

Somalia: Truck bomb blast kills 5 outside Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed, all civilians, and more than eight wounded when a truck bomb attack targeted a security checkpoint on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday afternoon, … Continued

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries
29th Jun 2017

US sets new visa rules for 6 Muslim countries

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria that require a “close” family or business relation in the U.S. for visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries, according to The Associated Press. The action comes … 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

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 urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions
13th Jun 2017

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

LONDON (AA): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide bombing in Bossaso
24th May 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide bombing in Bossaso

By Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed, including two soldiers, when a suicide bomber targeted a military checkpoint in the coastal town of Bossaso, state media reported Tuesday. The explosion rocked the area near … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb targeting coffee shop kills 10 in Mogadishu
9th May 2017

Somalia: Car bomb targeting coffee shop kills 10 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least ten people were killed and more than six others wounded when a car bomb exploded near a busy coffee shop close to Somalia’s immigration headquarters in the capital Mogadishu on Monday … Continued

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished
3rd May 2017

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The estimated number of acutely-malnourished children in Somalia has risen by 50 percent to 1.4 million since the beginning of 2017, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. In a … Continued

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
10th Apr 2017

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Nour Gelle Gedi and Afra Aksoy   MOGADISHU (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a suicide attack on the country’s new armed forces commander Sunday, according to officials. Ahmed Nur Ahmed, a security … Continued

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing
22nd Mar 2017

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Seven people were killed in a suicide attack in the Somalian capital Mogadishu late Tuesday, an official said. Soldiers and civilians were caught in the car bomb blast at an army checkpoint near … Continued

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu
14th Mar 2017

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and a dozen others were injured in two separate bomb attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday, police officials told Anadolu Agency. In the first attack, two … 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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