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Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10
14th Dec 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10

(AA): At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured on Thursday morning after a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform blew up himself outside a police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, local media reported. The suicide bomber … Continued

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria
3rd Dec 2017

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria

By Olarewaju Kola     MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 30 wounded on Saturday in two suspected suicide bombings in Nigeria’s northeast, police said. Two female suicide bombers entered a marketplace in Biu, the third … Continued

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia
30th Nov 2017

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths. “After a thorough assessment of the Somali National army-led … Continued

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe
26th Nov 2017

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 31 refugees who were trying to cross to Europe from Libya drowned on Saturday, a Libyan military spokesperson said. Capt. Ayoub Qasim, Libyan Naval Forces spokesman, told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Egypt: Death toll from Sinai mosque bombing during Friday prayers hits 305
25th Nov 2017

Egypt: Death toll from Sinai mosque bombing during Friday prayers hits 305

By Hussein al-Qabbani and Viola Fahmi   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from a bomb that went off outside a mosque in the city of Al-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula following Friday prayers has climbed to a whopping 305, … Continued

Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai
24th Nov 2017

Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai

By Hussein al-Qabbani and Viola Fahmi   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from a bomb that went off outside a mosque in the city of Al-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula following Friday prayers has risen to 85, according to … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50
21st Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 50 people have been killed and several dozens injured in a suicide attack at a mosque in the northeastern Adamawa state of Nigeria on Tuesday morning, police said. “At around 5.20 … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city
16th Nov 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 in Maiduguri city

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 29 injured Wednesday when four suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Nigeria’s Maiduguri city. The bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb. The two female … Continued

Tanzania: 5 pupils dead, 43 injured in grenade blast
9th Nov 2017

Tanzania: 5 pupils dead, 43 injured in grenade blast

  By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, Tanzania (AA) – At least five pupils died and 42 others and one teacher were injured Wednesday following a hand grenade explosion at the Kihinga Primary School in Ngara, district of Kagera Region … Continued

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts
8th Nov 2017

Nigeria: 4 bombers killed, 8 injured in multiple blasts

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – Four suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in multiple explosions that rocked Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday. Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu also confirmed eight people were … Continued

Somalia: 23 dead in Mogadishu twin suicide car bomb attack
29th Oct 2017

Somalia: 23 dead in Mogadishu twin suicide car bomb attack

By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 23 people, including a former lawmaker and a police official were killed and more than 30 others wounded in two suspected suicide car blasts at a hotel in capital Mogadishu on Saturday … Continued

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri
23rd Oct 2017

Nigeria: 13 killed in twin suicide bomb blasts in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola Maiduguri   Maiduguri, Nigeria (AA): Thirteen civilians were killed in twin bomb blasts Sunday night in the northeast Maiduguri city. Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu confirmed that three suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents detonated IEDs … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu
15th Oct 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Over 30 people were killed, dozens wounded when a truck full of explosives exploded at the busiest intersection in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, police said. “The truck … Continued

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20
15th Oct 2017

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20

By Sylvestre Krock and Felix Nkambeh Tih   BANGUI, Central African Republic (AA): More than 20 Muslims were killed in a mosque in the Central African Republic’s southeast during Friday prayers, community leaders said Saturday. “The victims were at the … Continued

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists
9th Oct 2017

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists

By Khaeled Majdoub   CASABLANCA, Morocco (AA): Thousands of people came out in the streets of northern Casablanca city Sunday in protest against the state’s continued detention of rights activists who raised their voice for marginalized Al-Rif region. Hundreds of … Continued

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata
7th Oct 2017

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): The Libyan government’s self-styled Anti-Daesh Operations Command Center said Friday that it had recaptured the northwestern city of Misurata after two weeks of fighting with the terrorist group. “At dawn Friday, army forces … Continued

Niger: 5 Nigerien/3 US troops killed in ambush
5th Oct 2017

Niger: 5 Nigerien/3 US troops killed in ambush

By Alpha Kamara   Southwest, Niger (AA): Five Nigerien and three U.S. Army Special Forces were killed and others wounded in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger Wednesday night. A spokesman for the U.S. Africa Command confirmed … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7
29th Sep 2017

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least seven people were killed and six others wounded when a car bomb blast hit a busy restaurant in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a government official said Thursday. In another attack Al Shabaab … Continued

Tanzanian gemstone finder living in poverty
28th Sep 2017

Tanzanian gemstone finder living in poverty

By Kizito Makoye   MAKANYA, Tanzania (AA) – A stunning pendant fitted with crystals that radiate rays of velvet blue from every facet, seen at the Tiffany & Co. store in New York, captures the enduring beauty of tanzanite — … 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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