Somalia: Death toll rises 26 in hotel al-Shabaab terrorist attack
14th Jul 2019

Somalia: Death toll rises 26 in hotel al-Shabaab terrorist attack

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 26 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomb attack targeted a popular hotel in Somalia’s southern coastal city of Kismayo, officials said on Saturday. A gun … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabaab suicide attack kills 10 people
13th Jul 2019

Somalia: Al-Shabaab suicide attack kills 10 people

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people including a local journalist were reportedly killed and several others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack, targeting a busy hotel in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo on … Continued

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves
6th Jul 2019

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigeria’s headscarf crisis festered Friday after footage emerged online of school guards and teachers ordering Muslim girls to remove their headscarves before entering a school compound in the southwestern town of Ibadan. The … Continued

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing
3rd Jul 2019

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing

By Gulsen Topcu   TRIPOLI (AA): Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Wednesday accused forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar of killing irregular migrants staying at a shelter in the capital. Fawzi Unayyis, the GNA’s spokesman for the … Continued

Sudan: At least 7 killed, 181 injured in rally against military rule
1st Jul 2019

Sudan: At least 7 killed, 181 injured in rally against military rule

By Husameldin Badawi Ahmed Almayl and Gulsen Topcu KHARTOUM (AA): At least seven people were killed as protesters staged mass rallies in the capital Khartoum and other states on Sunday demanding the ruling military council to hand over power to … Continued

Tunisia: Twin suicide attacks target kills policeman in Tunis
27th Jun 2019

Tunisia: Twin suicide attacks target kills policeman in Tunis

By Adel al-Thabeti   TUNIS (AA):- At least one policeman was killed and eight others were injured in two suicide bombings that targeted police in the Tunisian capital, witnesses and a ministry said. The witnesses told Anadolu Agency that the … Continued

Nigeria: 30 killed, 42 injured in multiple explosions
18th Jun 2019

Nigeria: 30 killed, 42 injured in multiple explosions

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 30 persons were killed and 42 injured in multiple explosions in troubled Nigeria’s northeastern Borneo State. Three suicide bombers, one male and two female, detonated explosives at a local tea shop … Continued

Double car bomb blasts kills 9 in Mogadishu
16th Jun 2019

Double car bomb blasts kills 9 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 25 wounded when a double car bomb blast rocked the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Bashir Abdi Mohamed, Somali police commissioner, told … Continued

Mali: At least 95 killed in suspected ethnic attack
11th Jun 2019

Mali: At least 95 killed in suspected ethnic attack

By Hassan Isilow (AA): At least 95 people were killed in a suspected ethnic attack in central Mali late Sunday, local media reported. The overnight attack reportedly occurred in Sobane, a village in the Mopti region inhabited by the ethnic … Continued

Sudan: African Union suspends Sudan as death toll rises to 113
7th Jun 2019

Sudan: African Union suspends Sudan as death toll rises to 113

By Omer Erdem   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership with immediate effect as the death toll rises to 113. “The AU Peace and Security Council has with immediate effect suspended the participation of the … Continued

Sudan: 35 killed as forces clear protest camp in capital
4th Jun 2019

Sudan: 35 killed as forces clear protest camp in capital

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): At least 35 demonstrators were killed and hundreds injured Monday as Sudanese security forces moved in to clear the main protest camp near the army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The head of … Continued

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established
30th May 2019

Uganda: Muslim martyrs site to be established

By Godfrey Olukya   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni promised the country’s Muslim community Wednesday that a Muslim martyrs’ site will be established at Namugongo. Namugongo, a township located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) from the nation’s capital, … Continued

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast
13th May 2019

Tunisia: 37 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisian coast

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 37 Bangladeshi nationals drowned after a migrant boat, which was heading to Europe from Libya, capsized off the coast Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday. According to the United News … Continued

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth kills 38
30th Apr 2019

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth kills 38

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): At least 38 people have been killed in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth, the National Institute of Disaster Management said Monday. The cyclone made landfall last Thursday with maximum sustained winds of 220 kilometers … Continued

Sudanese continue protesting to demand civilian rule
27th Apr 2019

Sudanese continue protesting to demand civilian rule

KHARTOUM (AA) – Thousands continued to protest on Friday outside army headquarters in Khartoum to demand that Sudan’s ruling Military Transitional Council (MTC) hand over power to a civilian authority. In a Friday sermon delivered near the protest, Adam Ibrahim, … Continued

Sudan: New transitional leader pledges large reforms
14th Apr 2019

Sudan: New transitional leader pledges large reforms

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): Days after the ouster of Sudan’s longtime leader, Omar Bashir, the new head of the country’s transitional military council on Saturday pledged large-scale political and economic reforms. In a televised address, Lt. Gen. … Continued

Libya: Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts, 21 dead
8th Apr 2019

Libya: Fighting flares on Tripoli outskirts, 21 dead

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI (AA): Fierce clashes erupted Sunday between East Libya-based forces and government troops on the outskirts of the Libyan capital Tripoli. Gunfire was heard in southern and central Tripoli between forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar … Continued

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns
3rd Apr 2019

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns

By Abdulraziq bin Abdullah   ALGIERS (AA): Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika bowed to popular demand Tuesday and resigned after over a month of protests over his decision to seek a fifth term, state news agency APS reported. Bouteflika said in … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb blast by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, 16 dead
1st Apr 2019

Somalia: Car bomb blast by Al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, 16 dead

By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA) – At least 16 people were killed, 17 others wounded in a car bomb blast in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, officials said. Mohamed Bulle, a police officer, told Anadolu Agency over the … Continued

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab
20th Mar 2019

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The U.S. is killing Somali civilians in airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab terrorists, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday noting it has evidence to prove it. The regional Amnesty International … 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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