Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province
20th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Heavy snow kills 25 in Faryab province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – Twenty-five people were killed by snowstorms and avalanches in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, just days after more than 100 people died due to heavy snowfall across the country, according to an … Continued

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market
20th Feb 2017

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 22 people, including government soldiers were killed and over 20 others wounded when a truck bomb blast ripped through a busy market in Somali capital of Mogadishu on Sunday, officials said. … Continued

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad
19th Feb 2017

Israel: Death of Muslim scientists puts spotlight on Mossad

By Mustapha Dalaa   ISTANBUL (AA): The assassination late last year of a Tunisian aviation engineer with alleged links to Palestinian group Hamas has put the spotlight on Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency suspected of killing Israel’s enemies. Mohamed al-Zawari was … Continued

Germany: Islam is not source of terrorism, says Merkel
19th Feb 2017

Germany: Islam is not source of terrorism, says Merkel

By Ayhan Simsek   MUNICH, Germany (AA): Islam is not the source of terrorism, and Islamic scholars and Muslim countries should speak up against fundamentalists to make this clear to the world, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said. In her address … Continued

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
18th Feb 2017

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR):   Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 February 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) A Palestinian Civilian succumbed … Continued

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15
18th Feb 2017

Turkey: Car bomb in SE Turkey kills 2, wounds 15

By Yasin Dikme and Ferdi Turkten   SANLIURFA, Turkey (AA): A young boy was among two victims killed in a car bomb attack in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, the governor said Friday. The 10-year-old victim was killed in the … Continued

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 47 in western Baghdad
17th Feb 2017

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 47 in western Baghdad

By Amir al-Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 47 people were killed and more than 50 others injured on Thursday when a massive car bomb went off in western Baghdad, according to an Iraqi federal police officer. The attack … Continued

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast
17th Feb 2017

Afghanistan: Religious students among dead in roadside blast

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack killed at least 12 civilians, including seven students of a religious seminary, in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday. Provincial authorities in Paktika said the roadside blast took place in the … Continued

Canada gov’t bid for ‘anti-Islamophobia’ motion stalls
17th Feb 2017

Canada gov’t bid for ‘anti-Islamophobia’ motion stalls

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): An anti-Islamophobia motion proposed by the Canadian government stalled Thursday in Parliament and now awaits a new proposal next week from the opposition Conservative party. The motion, M-103, was tabled in Parliament by … Continued

Pakistan: At least 70 killed in SW Pakistan suicide attack
16th Feb 2017

Pakistan: At least 70 killed in SW Pakistan suicide attack

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – At least 70 people, including women and children, are believed to have been killed and over 200 injured in a suicide blast inside a famous shrine in southwestern Sindh province on Thursday, … Continued

Germany: Imams’ flats searched in ‘espionage’ probe
16th Feb 2017

Germany: Imams’ flats searched in ‘espionage’ probe

By Ayhan Simsek and Mesut Zeyrek   BERLIN (AA): German police Wednesday searched the apartments of four Turkish imams as part of an investigation into alleged intelligence-gathering activities. The Federal Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement that the imams are … Continued

Iraq car bombing kills 12 in Baghdad near Sadr city
16th Feb 2017

Iraq car bombing kills 12 in Baghdad near Sadr city

By Amer al-Hassan   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 12 people were killed when a car rigged with explosives exploded Wednesday in eastern Baghdad, a security official said. Capt. Nazhan al-Khudar, of Baghdad police, told Anadolu Agency the blast happened … Continued

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat
16th Feb 2017

US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Mimicking starvation for five days per month could reduce the effect of aging and help fight certain diseases like hypertension, according to a new study published Wednesday. In a study of 100 participants, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed
15th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA):  Eight people, including four Indian army soldiers and four pro-independence militants were killed in two separate gunbattles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police officials said. In the first gunbattle, a … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad car-bombing
15th Feb 2017

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad car-bombing

By Amer al-Hassani   BAGHDAD (AA):  At least three people were killed on Tuesday when a car-bomb shook southern Baghdad, according to a local police source. The bomb, which also left eight people injured, went off in an industrial part … Continued

Germany: Islamophobic attacks in Germany on rise
14th Feb 2017

Germany: Islamophobic attacks in Germany on rise

BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Islamic Council, one of the largest umbrella organisations of Muslims in the country, has expressed grave concern Monday over record number of attacks targeting mosques. Burhan Kesici, the head of the Islamic Council, said 91 attacks against … Continued

Pakistan gets its first woman foreign secretary
14th Feb 2017

Pakistan gets its first woman foreign secretary

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday appointed Pakistan’s first-ever woman foreign secretary. Tehmina Janjua, currently serving as Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, will assume the post in the first week of … Continued

Pakistan: 17 killed, 90 injured in separate blasts
14th Feb 2017

Pakistan: 17 killed, 90 injured in separate blasts

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 17 people were killed, including eight police personnel, and over 90 injured in two separate blasts in northwest and southwest Pakistan on Monday, officials and local media reported. In the first … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies
13th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir,  India, (AA): Thousands of unarmed civilians in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir took to the streets in massive pro-Independence demonstrations and clashed with the Indian forces in the region after the killing … Continued

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal
13th Feb 2017

Lebanon: Hizbullah backs Syria peace deal

By Furkan Guldemir   BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Secretary-General of Lebanon’s Shia Muslim Hizbullah movement Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday that his group supported the cease-fire deal in Syria between the Damascus Government and opposition groups. “We support the agreement that … 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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