Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists
30th Sep 2016

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists

  Karachi, (Dawn): The management of Lahore’s Super Cinema has announced in a Facebook post that they will cease the screening of all Indian films in their cinema. Karachi’s Nueplex Cinemas followed suit; the management conveyed this to its patrons … Continued

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India
30th Sep 2016

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Two Pakistani troops were killed during an hours-long clash with Indian border guards, the Pakistani army said Thursday. An Indian soldier has been captured by the Pakistan army, according to Pakistani officials. The fresh … Continued

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia
29th Sep 2016

US: Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill on Saudi Arabia

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of overriding President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the victims of terror attacks to sue foreign governments. The measure received support well beyond … Continued

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000
29th Sep 2016

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): Washington will increase the number of its advisors in Iraq in line with a request by Baghdad, according to an Iraqi government statement issued Wednesday. “The reason for the increase of U.S. advisors in … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror group loses more territory in Anbar
29th Sep 2016

Iraq: Daesh terror group loses more territory in Anbar

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi   ANBAR, (AA): The army on Wednesday recaptured the Al-Dabour Island region in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Daesh terrorist group, Iraqi Army General Qassim al-Muhammadi told Anadolu Agency. “The Iraqi army, backed by airstrikes carried … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle
27th Sep 2016

Afghanistan: 5 injured as Taliban hits NATO vehicle

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA): The Taliban blasted a NATO vehicle injuring five people, the Pentagon confirmed to Anadolu Agency on Sunday. “Four Romanian troops and an Afghan linguist, supporting the Resolute Support mission, suffered injuries when their vehicle … Continued

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State
27th Sep 2016

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Eight soldiers and 25 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in two separate encounters in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state on Sunday as government troops intensified operations to clear the insurgency from the region, according to … Continued

Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns
26th Sep 2016

Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns

DAMASCUS, (WFP): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday delivered life-saving food assistance to besieged families in the Four Towns of Madaya and Zabdani in Rural Damascus and Foaa and Kefraya in Rural Idlib as part of a joint … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad
26th Sep 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed eight people and injured dozens in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to police and medical sources. A bomber detonated his explosive vest near a school in Al-Iskan district … Continued

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel
25th Sep 2016

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Israeli forces have detained around 1,000 Palestinian minors since the beginning of 2016, a Palestinian committee said Saturday. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s committee on detainees said some of the minors were held under … Continued

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south
24th Sep 2016

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south

By Max Constant and CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA): A remote-controlled bomb killed three security officials Friday in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued majority Muslim south. Police captain Pongsak Khaonawon, deputy-chief investigator at Krongpinang police station in Yala province, told Anadolu Agency, “the … Continued

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy
24th Sep 2016

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy

CAIRO (AA): The death toll now stands at 166 after a boat carrying undocumented migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week, a local official said Saturday. Mutubas district Mayor Abdul Sattar said security forces and fishermen have recovered … Continued

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide
23rd Sep 2016

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide

BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg Thursday rejected an appeal for Dutch commanders to be prosecuted for failing to prevent the deaths of victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. Relatives of three victims of … Continued

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

By Mohamed Akil   AMMAN (AA): The National Alliance for Reform list — which includes candidates from Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood — clinched at least 13 out of 130 seats in parliament according to preliminary results of polls conducted Tuesday. “After … 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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