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Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online
17th Apr 2018

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium
13th Apr 2018

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country
25th Mar 2018

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country

By Zeynep Tufekci   BAGHDAD (AA): Seven people were killed in attacks across Iraq including the country’s capital city Baghdad early Sunday. Iraqi information security center affiliated to the Iraqi army said that four civilians of a family were killed … Continued

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people
23rd Mar 2018

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 14 people were killed and more than six wounded when a car bomb exploded on the busiest street in Somalia’s capital Thursday, according to a security official. Somalia’s Internal Security Ministry … 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

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9
10th Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a suicide attack in capital Kabul on Friday, according to officials and local media reports. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for … Continued

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians
2nd Mar 2018

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least three people were killed and three others were wounded when a suicide car bomb blast targeted a security checkpoint in Sinka Dher, outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district
4th Feb 2018

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 11 security personnel, including an army officer, were killed and 13 others injured on Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military camp in the Swat district of … Continued

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul
29th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABU, Afghanistan (AA): At least four attackers armed with heavy arms attacked the Marshal Fahem Military Academy in the Afghan capital Kabul before dawn on Monday, an official confirmed. Five soldiers were killed and 10 … Continued

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders
27th Jan 2018

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Four days of events began Friday in various cities in Canada to mark the first anniversary of the tragic shootings at a Quebec City mosque. The Jan. 29, 2017 shootings during evening prayers … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 17
27th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 17

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A powerful suicide car bombing at the entrance of a government compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed 17 and injured over 100 people according to eyewitness and official accounts. … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on British charity in Jalalabad kills two
25th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on British charity in Jalalabad kills two

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least two people were killed and 10 others wounded Wednesday when a suicide car bomber targeted an office of the British charity Save the Children in eastern Nangarhar province’s city of … Continued

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries
23rd Jan 2018

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. reportedly began to implement tougher cargo screening measures for inbound flights from five Muslim-majority flights Monday amid terrorism concerns. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the … Continued

Canadian Muslim group wants day of remembrance
6th Jan 2018

Canadian Muslim group wants day of remembrance

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released Friday, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has asked that Jan. 29 be designated an official day of remembrance for six Muslims slain … Continued

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: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’
1st Nov 2017

US: 8 dead in New York ‘cowardly act of terror’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Eight victims were killed Tuesday after a motorist drove onto a pedestrian and cycling path near the West Side Highway in New York City in an “act of terror”, according to officials. Six of … 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

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting
3rd Oct 2017

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel and Michael Hernandez   NEW YORK (AA) – More questions remain than answers after officials said Monday a gunman killed at least 59 and injured 527 people in at a concert in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock, 64, … Continued

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial
3rd Oct 2017

Canada: Quebec City mosque murder case moves to trial

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The man charged with killing six men at a Quebec City mosque will forego a preliminary hearing and go directly to trial, it was decided Monday in a Quebec court. The prosecution filed … 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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