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Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn
17th Jul 2018

Libya: 8 migrants suffocate inside shipping container, 90 more in critical condn

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eight migrants, including six children, suffocated inside a shipping container in northwestern Libya on Monday, according to Libyan authorities. Another 90 migrants found inside the containers were in critical condition and were rushed … Continued

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean
2nd Jul 2018

Libya: Over 200 migrants drown in 3 days in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): A total of 204 migrants died at sea off Libya this weekend while the total number of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year has crossed over 1,000, according to … Continued

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days
26th Jun 2018

Libya: Over 650 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 2 days

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar TRIPOLI, Libya, (AA): A total of 657 undocumented migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coasts in two days, the Libyan navy affiliated to the National Reconciliation government agency said on Sunday. The navy in a … Continued

Ethiopia: Deadly explosion hits PM rally killing one injuring 150
24th Jun 2018

Ethiopia: Deadly explosion hits PM rally killing one injuring 150

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): One killed and 150 injured Saturday when an explosion disrupted a rally by Ethiopia’s new prime minister in capital Addis Ababa. Abiy Ahmed was rushed to safety after the grenade explosion. In … Continued

Nigeria: Hijab OK’d for Muslim barred from call to bar
22nd Jun 2018

Nigeria: Hijab OK’d for Muslim barred from call to bar

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): A female law student barred from the country’s call to bar last year for wearing the Muslim head covering (hijab) has been asked to attend the ceremony billed for later this year. Firdaus … Continued

Nigeria: 31 killed, 48 injured in twin suicide blasts in Borno
18th Jun 2018

Nigeria: 31 killed, 48 injured in twin suicide blasts in Borno

By Rafiu Ajakaye and Olarewaju Kola   LAGOS/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 31 people were killed and 48 others injured in a twin suicide attack in northeastern Borno state late Saturday, police and a relief agency said Sunday afternoon. The … Continued

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants
11th Jun 2018

Libyan coast guards rescue 152 migrants

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI (AA): Libyan coast guards have rescued 152 undocumented migrants, including 19 women and three children, off the country’s western shores, according to the Libyan navy on Sunday.   The migrants were rescued in two separate … Continued

Ethiopia: Out of prison, Muslim activist demands reforms
7th Jun 2018

Ethiopia: Out of prison, Muslim activist demands reforms

By Seleshi Tessema   ADDIS ABABA (AA): Moving clouds, wet winds, and the sound of the rain had darkened the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. It was 6 o’clock. The road leading to the Betel neighborhood where Abubakr Ahmed, a high-profile … Continued

Ivory Coast Muslims shun social networks during Ramadan
30th May 2018

Ivory Coast Muslims shun social networks during Ramadan

By Fulbert Yao   ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AA): Certain Muslims in the Ivory Coast have decided to deprive themselves of social media networks so as to devote more time to religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan. Members of … Continued

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims
12th May 2018

South Africa: Murder of Shi’a Muslim in mosque condemned by all Muslims

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): One person was murdered and two seriously injured in an apparent sectarian attack in a mosque in South Africa on Thursday afternoon. The attack on the Shi’a Muslims was condemned by the … Continued

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15
3rd May 2018

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15

TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 15 people were killed Wednesday in an armed attack on the headquarters of Libya’s official electoral commission in capital Tripoli, according to a local medical source. Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack. Abdeldaeim al-Rabati, … Continued

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria
2nd May 2018

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 27 Muslim worshippers have been killed and 56 others injured after two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests during afternoon prayers in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, according to police local government officials. … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills at least 5
29th Apr 2018

Somalia: Suicide attack kills at least 5

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people, including a colonel, were killed Saturday when a suicide attacker blew himself up near a military camp in the city of Galkayo in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia, … Continued

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid
29th Apr 2018

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Uganda security forces said they have killed two people and arrested 36 others following a raid in a mosque in a Kampala suburb. Addressing reporters Saturday afternoon, Ugandan counterterrorism police director Abas Byakagaba … Continued

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab
28th Apr 2018

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College in Mwingi town were denied entry Friday for wearing the hijab. Several female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in mosque kills 4 in Borno State
23rd Apr 2018

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in mosque kills 4 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least four people including two suicide bombers were killed in an attack at a mosque on Sunday in northeastern Nigeria, police said. Two female suicide bombers sneaked into a mosque in Bama … Continued

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium
13th Apr 2018

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack
3rd Apr 2018

Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

By Rafiu Ajakaye and Olarewaju Kola   LAGOS/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Over a dozen people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in villages in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Monday. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said 15 people, including a … Continued

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people
23rd Mar 2018

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 14 people were killed and more than six wounded when a car bomb exploded on the busiest street in Somalia’s capital Thursday, according to a security official. Somalia’s Internal Security Ministry … Continued

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians
2nd Mar 2018

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least three people were killed and three others were wounded when a suicide car bomb blast targeted a security checkpoint in Sinka Dher, outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police … 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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