Burkina Faso: 5 soldiers killed in terrorist attack
7th Feb 2019

Burkina Faso: 5 soldiers killed in terrorist attack

By Alaattin Dogru   (AA): Five soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso, the country’s military said Tuesday. In a statement, the military said one of the terrorist groups in the … Continued

Afghanistan: Blast at campaign rally kills 22
14th Oct 2018

Afghanistan: Blast at campaign rally kills 22

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Just days before national parliamentary polls, at least 22 people were killed and more than 30 wounded in a blast at a campaign rally in northern Afghanistan, officials confirmed on Saturday. Mohammad … Continued

Iran: 29 killed in attack in terror attack in Ahvaz
23rd Sep 2018

Iran: 29 killed in attack in terror attack in Ahvaz

By Mustafa Kamel and Muhammed Kursun and Ibrahim Saleh   TEHRAN (AA): The toll of people killed and injured on Saturday in the terrorist attack targeted a military march in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahwaz [Ahvaz] risen to 29 … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison
20th Jun 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque shooter could serve life in prison

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette, who murdered six people at a Quebec City mosque last year, should spend the rest of his life in prison, the prosecution said Tuesday. Thomas Jacques told Justice Francois Huot that … Continued

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty
2nd Nov 2017

US: New York terror attack suspect charged, may face death penalty

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect accused of killing eight people and injuring a dozen others in New York City is facing two federal charges related to the attack, and could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday. … Continued

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police
26th Mar 2017

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police

By Inci Gundag   LONDON (AA):  London police late Saturday said the suspect appeared to have acted alone in Wednesday’s terror attack outside the U.K. parliament that killed four people and injured dozens. Neil Basu, deputy assistant Metropolitan police commissioner, … Continued

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul
3rd Feb 2017

Iraq: 50,000 Iraqis return to homes in war-battered E Mosul

By Muayyad al-Tarfi   BAGHDAD (AA): Almost 50,000 displaced people have returned to their homes in eastern Mosul and the city’s southern Qayyarah district, both of which were recently recaptured by the Iraqi army from the Daesh terrorist group, according … Continued

Iraqi army says 3 more villages captured from Daesh
29th Oct 2016

Iraqi army says 3 more villages captured from Daesh

By Ahmed Kasim   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Three more villages west of Mosul have been recaptured from the Daesh terrorist group, military sources said Saturday. Faisal Yasin, a captain in the Iraqi army’s Nineveh Operations Command, told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties
29th Jul 2016

Syria: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front breaks off Al-Qa’ida ties

By Mohamad Misto   ANKARA (AA): Syrian terrorist group Al-Nusra Front has terminated all ties with Al Qaeda, the group’s leader told a Qatar-based television network Thursday. In remarks made during an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic, Nusra leader Abu … Continued

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects
23rd Jul 2016

Brazil Muslims support open probe into terror suspects

By Senabri Silvestre   SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. (AA)  Brazil’s Muslim community on Friday voiced support for an open investigation into suspected terrorists who officials say were planning attacks at the upcoming Olympic games. Sheikh Jihad Hassan Hammadeh who heads … Continued

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre
14th Jun 2016

US presidential nominees trade jabs over Orlando massacre

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton sparred with her Republican rival, Donald Trump, who again espoused anti-Muslim rhetoric in the wake of a deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. “Inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and threatening to … Continued

US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill
13th Jun 2016

US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The shooter authorities say is responsible for the deadliest-ever shooting in the U.S. was “unstable and mentally ill”, his ex-wife said Sunday. “In the beginning he was a normal being that cared about family, … Continued

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting
12th Jun 2016

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting

NEW YORK (AA) – At least 53 people are dead and 50 injured following what many are calling the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Orlando, Florida, officials confirmed Sunday. The shooter has been identified by Congressman Alan Grayson as … Continued

Syria:  Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib
1st Jun 2016

Syria: Russia denies air attack which killed 23 in Idlib

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Sarioglu   IDLIB, (AA) : At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured when three Russian warplanes allegedly carried out a total of 17 airstrikes on the opposition-held city of Idlib in northwestern Syria, … Continued

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut
16th May 2016

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut

By Mubarak Mohamed   HADHRAMAUT, (AA): At least 25 soldiers were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack — which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, local sources told Anadolu Agency. … Continued

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam
28th Apr 2016

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. does not support placing Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaysh al-Islam on a U.N. sanction’s list, the State Department said Wednesday. “We don’t want to see that happen,” said spokesman Mark Toner … Continued

US: Muslim Brotherhood terror org, says US House committee
25th Feb 2016

US: Muslim Brotherhood terror org, says US House committee

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) — The House Judiciary Committee passed a bill Wednesday to urge the U.S. to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization. Opposing the legislation, congressman John Conyers said the measure was … Continued

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people
28th Dec 2015

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people

HOMS, (AA) – Thirty people were killed and scores more injured in three explosions which hit a government-held district in central Homs, local sources have told Anadolu Agency. The sources said the first blast on Monday took place when a suicide … Continued

UK: Hamas leader Mashal invited to London for long-term truce talks
21st Aug 2015

UK: Hamas leader Mashal invited to London for long-term truce talks

IMEMC News & Agencies: Azzam Tamimi, head of Hamas-affiliated institution said on Wednesday that former British prime minister and Middle East Quartet envoy Tony Blair invited Hamas leader Khaled Mashal to London, for discussing a long-term truce with Israel. Tamimi … Continued

Kuwait: 24 killed in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque
26th Jun 2015

Kuwait: 24 killed in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque

[Photos show the inside of the mosque. Photos from sources in Kuwait]   KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AA & The Muslim News): 24 people were killed and 50 injured during a suicide bombing targeting a Shia Muslim mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during … 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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