Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
10th Apr 2017

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Nour Gelle Gedi and Afra Aksoy   MOGADISHU (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a suicide attack on the country’s new armed forces commander Sunday, according to officials. Ahmed Nur Ahmed, a security … Continued

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings
10th Apr 2017

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings

By Reia Mahmud   CAIRO (AA): At least 43 people were killed and 119 injured in two church bombings on Sunday claimed by Daesh terrorist group in Egypt as worshipers were marking Palm Sunday. A Health Ministry statement said that … Continued

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack
9th Apr 2017

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Five people were injured Saturday when two suicide attackers blew themselves up outside a mosque in a northeastern Nigerian city. The two female suicide bombers targeting a mosque at Juddumuri near a Federal … Continued

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing
22nd Mar 2017

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Seven people were killed in a suicide attack in the Somalian capital Mogadishu late Tuesday, an official said. Soldiers and civilians were caught in the car bomb blast at an army checkpoint near … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean
15th Mar 2017

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Somali pirates have hijacked a commercial oil tanker in the Indian Ocean, according to officials Tuesday. A coast guard official in the northeastern Puntland region told Anadolu Agency that at least 15 pirates … Continued

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu
14th Mar 2017

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and a dozen others were injured in two separate bomb attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday, police officials told Anadolu Agency. In the first attack, two … Continued

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent
6th Mar 2017

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent

By Jihad Nasr   TRIPOLI (AA): At least 16 soldiers aligned with East Libya-based government were killed in clashes with a rival militia near oil terminals in eastern Libya, according to a Libyan medical source. Violence broke out Friday after … Continued

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack
27th Feb 2017

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack

By Abdel Razek Abdallah and Afra Aksoy   CONSTANTINE, Algeria (AA): Dozens of people were wounded late Sunday in Algeria when a suicide bomber targeted a police outpost in the city of Constantine, according to local sources. The bomber — … 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

Somalia: Capital hit by mortar attacks ahead of presidential election
8th Feb 2017

Somalia: Capital hit by mortar attacks ahead of presidential election

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Four loud explosions rocked Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday evening, an official said, on the eve of a presidential election. The blasts were caused by mortar attacks in three neighborhoods, Abdifatah Omar Hallane, … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims
30th Jan 2017

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AA): Muslim leaders and activists in Africa have voiced fears that U.S President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could be used by terror groups to … Continued

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile
27th Jan 2017

Sudan: Opposition leader, Sadiq al Mahdi returns from exile

By Mohammad al-Khatam   KHARTOUM (AA): Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi returned to Khartoum on Thursday afternoon after 30 months spent in a self-imposed exile in Egypt’s Cairo. The head of the National Umma Party — the largest opposition party … Continued

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons
26th Jan 2017

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons

By Magdalene Mukami and Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, (AA): Two Kenyans and 90 Somalis, who were deported from the U.S., arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi Wednesday, a Kenyan official said. Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe confirmed to Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Somalia: Several killed in Al Shabaab suicide bomb attack near hotel
25th Jan 2017

Somalia: Several killed in Al Shabaab suicide bomb attack near hotel

Mogadishu, (The Muslim News & AA): Several people have been killed and many injured in suspected suicide car bomb attack near Dayah Hotel in Somalia capital, Mogadishu. Wednesday. Al-Shabaab terrorist group has claimed responsibilty for the attack. Apparently there were … 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

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

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

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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