US: Trump signs order to roll back US health care law
21st Jan 2017

US: Trump signs order to roll back US health care law

By Ovunc Kutlu   NEW YORK (AA): In his first policy action as president, Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to roll back the Affordable Act Care, commonly known as Obamacare. The move helps Trump fulfill a campaign pledge … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar
21st Jan 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan border on Saturday morning, a Pakistan army spokesman said. Hours after the incident, … Continued

Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul
20th Jan 2017

Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul

By Ibrahim Saleh, Serhad Shakir and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD/NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Iraqi army forces on Thursday captured a military facility and a presidential palace in Iraq’s northern Daesh-held city of Mosul, Iraqi army sources told Anadolu Agency. “Forces from … Continued

Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy
20th Jan 2017

Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in Thursday evening as president in a ceremony in Dakar, capital of neighboring Senegal as President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down after losing the elections. West … Continued

Israel: One killed by Israeli police after demolishing homes
19th Jan 2017

Israel: One killed by Israeli police after demolishing homes

By Kaamil Ahmed   UMM AL-HIRAN, Israel (AA): The roof of 100-year-old Musa Hussein Abu Al-Qiyan’s home was lined with heavily armed police — and his living room filled with more — in the chaos of Wednesday’s early hours when … Continued

Mali: Death toll in suicide attack rises to 60, 115 injured
19th Jan 2017

Mali: Death toll in suicide attack rises to 60, 115 injured

BAMAKO, (AA): The death toll from a suicide attack that targeted a military base in Mali’s northern city of Gao has risen to 60, along with 115 injured, the country’s president has said. “We will rise from every blow … … Continued

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

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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