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

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead
14th Mar 2019

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS Nigeria (AA): At least ten people have been confirmed dead, many trapped, and 40 others rescued alive from debris of a school building that collapsed on Wednesday morning in Nigeria’s southwestern Lagos city, a disaster … Continued

Algerians stage partial strike amid protests
11th Mar 2019

Algerians stage partial strike amid protests

By Hassan Jibril   ALGIERS (AA): Algerians launched a five day partial strike on Sunday as part of protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s re-election bid. Secondary schools have closed, there are no trains, metros, trams or buses left or circulated … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed, 25 wounded in suicide blast in Mogadishu
1st Mar 2019

Somalia: 5 killed, 25 wounded in suicide blast in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 25 wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted a hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday, officials said. ”A suicide car bomb blast targeted the … Continued

Egypt: Fire kills 25 at Cairo’s main train station
28th Feb 2019

Egypt: Fire kills 25 at Cairo’s main train station

CAIRO (AA): At least 25 people were killed and 43 injured Wednesday when a fire tore through the main train station in Egypt’s capital, according to the Health Ministry. The fire broke out when a fuel tank exploded after a … Continued

Egypt: Suicide bombing in Cairo leaves two dead
19th Feb 2019

Egypt: Suicide bombing in Cairo leaves two dead

By Aydogan Kalabalik   CAIRO (AA): An explosion rocked Egypt’s capital, Cairo, late Monday when a man blew himself up behind Al-Azhar mosque, local media reported. At least two police officers were killed and another three were injured in the … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in Maiduguri kills 11
17th Feb 2019

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in Maiduguri kills 11

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS Nigeria (AA): Police have confirmed 11 people dead in early Saturday morning suicide attacks inside a mosque in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. The attacks in Gwozari/Kushari area of state capital Maiduguri were carried out by … Continued

Burkina Faso: 5 soldiers killed in terrorist attack
7th Feb 2019

Burkina Faso: 5 soldiers killed in terrorist attack

By Alaattin Dogru   (AA): Five soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso, the country’s military said Tuesday. In a statement, the military said one of the terrorist groups in the … Continued

Ethiopia: 2 mosques torched
5th Feb 2019

Ethiopia: 2 mosques torched

By Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Two mosques have been burned down in northeastern Ethiopia, in a suspected campaign to encourage inter-faith conflict, the regional state Islamic Affairs Supreme Council said Monday. The mosques were torched yesterday, in Este, … Continued

Mali: Muslim preacher stabbed, injured in Bamako
1st Feb 2019

Mali: Muslim preacher stabbed, injured in Bamako

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): One of the leading Islamic preachers in Mali’s capital Bamako was stabbed and injured by six people on Wednesday, another leading imam said. Adam Sakho, one of the imams of Hippodrom-2 Mosque, was … Continued

Angola’s Muslims long to be legally recognized
29th Jan 2019

Angola’s Muslims long to be legally recognized

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Despite being one of the world’s largest religions, Islam remains officially unrecognized in Angola. The southern African nation has a population of nearly 30 million people, 75 percent of whom are Christians … Continued

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims
19th Jan 2019

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Thousands of Muslims took to the streets on Friday to show solidarity with the victims of a deadly terror attack on a Nairobi hotel compound Tuesday that killed at least … Continued

Kenya: 15 killed as al-Shabaab terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi
16th Jan 2019

Kenya: 15 killed as al-Shabaab terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi

By Andrew Wasike, Magdalene Mukami and Hassan Isilow   NAIROBI, Kenya/JOHANNESBURG (AA): At least fifteen people were killed Tuesday when al-Shabaab terrorists attacked an upscale hotel in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. All the five terrorists have been killed, and a … Continued

Sudan: Protests leave at least 24 dead
13th Jan 2019

Sudan: Protests leave at least 24 dead

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): At least 24 people have been killed in Sudan since protests began on Dec. 19 over the country’s deteriorating economy, the country’s public officer said on Saturday. A total of 131 people were … Continued

Egypt police kill 40 suspected terrorists after tourist bus attack killed 4
29th Dec 2018

Egypt police kill 40 suspected terrorists after tourist bus attack killed 4

CAIRO (AA): Egyptian police killed dozens of suspected terrorists in security raids, one day after the killing of three tourists and a guide in a roadside bomb blast in Cairo, according to the official MENA News Agency. Three Vietnamese tourists … Continued

Nigeria: 13 security forces killed in Boko Haram ambush
27th Dec 2018

Nigeria: 13 security forces killed in Boko Haram ambush

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): The Nigerian army has said at least 13 members of state security forces — including soldiers and policemen — were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in the restive northeast. The … Continued

Sudan protests spread to Khartoum; 8 killed across the country
21st Dec 2018

Sudan protests spread to Khartoum; 8 killed across the country

KHARTOUM (AA): Demonstrations in Sudan spread to capital Khartoum on Thursday while at least six protesters were killed in the eastern city of Gadarif. Two other protesters were killed in the city of Atbara, 400 kilometres east of Khartoum, governorate … Continued

Nigeria: Muslims sue Nigerian premier varsity over hijab
4th Dec 2018

Nigeria: Muslims sue Nigerian premier varsity over hijab

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Muslim parents on Monday sued Nigeria’s premier university of Ibadan after a school owned by the varsity barred 11 Muslim girls from wearing their religious head covering in their classrooms. The case was … Continued

Nigeria: 39 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attacks
29th Nov 2018

Nigeria: 39 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attacks

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigerian chief of army staff on Wednesday confirmed 39 were killed by recent Boko Haram attacks in the country’s northeast. Yusuf Buratai’s remarks followed the calls of the local media — which claimed … Continued

Somalia: Two separate terror attacks kill 26 people
27th Nov 2018

Somalia: Two separate terror attacks kill 26 people

By Gamze Turkoglu Oguz   (AA): Two terror attacks on Monday killed a prominent Muslim cleric and his 17 followers in northern Somalia and at least eight people were killed and wounded 15 others in Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. Ahmet … 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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