10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border
16th Jan 2017

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border

By Islam Sajid and Aamir Latif   ISLAMABAD and KARACHI, (AA): At least 10 people, including three security personnel, were killed and several others wounded in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday. The incident took place in the Pachir … Continued

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek killing 32
16th Jan 2017

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek killing 32

By Aliia Raimbekova   BISHKEK (AA): At least 32 people, including six children, were killed when a cargo plane crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek on Monday, according to a Kyrgyz official. The aircraft on a flight from Hong-Kong to Bishkek … Continued

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus
16th Jan 2017

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI,  (AA): Dozen have been feared dead and many injured as twin bomb explosions hit a major university in the restive Nigeria’s Maiduguri city early Monday morning. Police said the explosions occurred within the premises of … Continued

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges
15th Jan 2017

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Nearly 24people died on Saturday evening after a boat with at least 40 people on board capsized in River Ganges in northeastern Patna city in India’s Bihar state, officials said. A video shot … Continued

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack
15th Jan 2017

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack

By Hussein al-Amir   DIYALA, (AA): At least nine victims were killed and 20 others injured Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack, police told Anadolu Agency. The vehicle was detonated near a police checkpoint in the Al-Halis area northeast … Continued

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN
14th Jan 2017

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s refugee agency on Friday expressed deep concern at the situation of refugees and migrants struggling with life-threatening winter conditions across Europe. “We are deeply worried at the situation of some 1,000 people, … Continued

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts
14th Jan 2017

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): At least nine people have been confirmed killed and 26 injured in multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Madagali town on Friday, an official with the country’s relief agency has said. “At the moment, … Continued

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France
14th Jan 2017

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France

By Rahmi Gunduz   PARIS (AA & The Muslim News): Muslim community in eastern French town of Dijon were targeted by an Islamophobic attack; six pigs heads thrown at the gates of a mosque. Six sawn-halves of pigs heads were … Continued

Palestine: Israel aims to ‘Judaize’ historical Bethlehem village
13th Jan 2017

Palestine: Israel aims to ‘Judaize’ historical Bethlehem village

By Qais Abu Samra   BETHLEHEM, Palestine (AA): The Palestinian village of Al-Walaja on the outskirts of Bethlehem in the West Bank has been described by visitors as “paradise on earth”. The village — occupied by Israel in 1967 — … Continued

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria
13th Jan 2017

Turkey, Russia to ‘coordinate’ air operations in Syria

By Ertugrul Subasi   ANKARA (AA): Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement, allowing the two countries to work in coordination for the safety of their military aviation in war-torn Syria, the Turkish army said on Thursday. In a statement … Continued

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says
12th Jan 2017

US: Putin not ‘war criminal’, Trump’s State Dept. pick says

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Calling Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” for Russia’s actions in support of Syrian forces in Aleppo would be inaccurate, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be America’s next top diplomat said Wednesday. “I would not … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing
12th Jan 2017

Afghanistan: 5 UAE staff among 11 killed in bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Eleven people, including five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been killed in a double bomb attack in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. The attack late Tuesday targeted the governor’s … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian Muslim leaders warn against US embassy move
11th Jan 2017

Palestine: Palestinian Muslim leaders warn against US embassy move

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Palestinian Muslim leaders have warned that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be “dangerous”. In a Tuesday statement, the Supreme Islamic Council in Jerusalem said … Continued

US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office
11th Jan 2017

US: Obama appeals for unity as he prepares to leave office

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the country to not lose sight of the progressive America he promised to establish nearly a decade ago, while calling on Americans to stand united as the reins … Continued

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president
10th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: President Aoun 1st visit as Lebanon president

By Ahmed al-Masri   BEIRUT (AA): Lebanese President Michel Aoun set out for Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday for his first official visit abroad since assuming office late last October, Lebanese media has reported. According to the Lebanese Foreign Ministry, … Continued

Egypt: Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Sinai Peninsula
10th Jan 2017

Egypt: Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Sinai Peninsula

By Khaled al-Jayoushi   CAIRO (AA): At least nine Egyptian policemen were killed Monday — and another ten injured — when a massive truck bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, according to a local security source. … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6
9th Jan 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad market kills 6

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): At least six Iraqi civilians were killed when a suicide bomber struck a market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, according to a police source. Police Officer Hatem al-Jabri told Anadolu Agency the incident in … Continued

Palestine: 4 soldiers killed after truck rams into them in Jerusalem
9th Jan 2017

Palestine: 4 soldiers killed after truck rams into them in Jerusalem

By Kaamil Ahmed and Anees Barghouti   JERUSALEM (AA): At least four Israeli soldiers, and Palestinian attacker were killed after a truck rammed into soldiers in Jerusalem on Sunday. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said four Israeli soldiers were killed … Continued

Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive
9th Jan 2017

Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive

By Gulsen Topcu   MOSUL (AA): A total of 4,500 civilians have fled northern Iraqi city of Mosul over the past three days as government forces launched the second phase of battles to retake the city form Daesh terrorists, an … 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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