Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen
17th Aug 2017

Africa’s humanitarian crises worsen

By Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day. “Twenty million Africans have been displaced from … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims
16th Aug 2017

Sierra Leone declares mourning for over 400 mudslide victims

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday declared seven days of mourning in honor of the victims of a devastating mudslide in the country’s capital that has left hundreds dead. 600 people are … Continued

Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide
15th Aug 2017

Sierra Leone: Hundreds dead in Freetown mudslide

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Hundreds of people were killed and many others remain trapped in their homes after a mudslide in Sierra Leonean capital Freetown Monday, according to hospital and relief agency officials. 2,000 people have been … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security forces. … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security … Continued

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers
31st Jul 2017

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 11 soldiers were killed and several others injured when al-Shabaab militants attacked a military convoy in a village southwest of capital Mogadishu, officials said Sunday. Earlier on SUnday, at last five … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri
30th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 14 near Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 14 people were killed, and 15 others injured on Saturday when two suicide bombers forced their way into a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria, and blew up themselves, authorities said. The bombers … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri
13th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bombings kill 17, injure 22 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 17 people were killed and 22 injured in multiple suicide bombings in northeastern Nigeria, a security official said Wednesday. “Four suicide bombers attacked a crowded area of Molai, a suburb of … Continued

Somalia: Truck bomb blast kills 5 outside Mogadishu
13th Jul 2017

Somalia: Truck bomb blast kills 5 outside Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed, all civilians, and more than eight wounded when a truck bomb attack targeted a security checkpoint on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday afternoon, … Continued

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast
9th Jul 2017

Libya: 80 African migrants rescued off Libyan coast

By Hamze Tekin, Zeynep Tufekci and Hacer Baser   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Eighty African migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya, a coast guard official said Saturday. Navy teams rescued the migrants, including 20 women and seven children from … Continued

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead
5th Jul 2017

Nigeria: Communal clashes leave 150 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 150 people were killed and several thousand others displaced in communal clashes last week in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Cross River state, an official of the state-run relief agency said Tuesday. “Between … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack
23rd Jun 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack

by Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, according to the Somalia’s Security Ministry spokesman. Among those killed in the attack was Sheikh … Continued

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians
22nd Jun 2017

Central African Republic: 100 killed in clashes between Muslims & Christians

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG (AA): Some 100 people were reportedly killed in intense fighting that broke out Tuesday in the Central African Republic (CAR), local media and officials said Wednesday. The Central African Republic’s news agency, Le Nouveau Centrafrique … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
15th Jun 2017

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people were killed when a suicide car bomb attacked a popular hotel here Wednesday, officials said. Mohamed Bulle, a police captain in Mogadishu said armed men from the Somali terrorist … Continued

Morocco: MPs blast ‘lack of debate’ over ongoing unrest
31st May 2017

Morocco: MPs blast ‘lack of debate’ over ongoing unrest

By Mohamed al-Taheri and Khaled Majdoub   RABAT (AA): Moroccan MPs on Tuesday criticized both the government and the opposition for what they described as the “absence of parliamentary debate” over a recent wave of social unrest in the country’s … Continued

Egypt: Daesh claims attack on Coptic Christians killing 29
28th May 2017

Egypt: Daesh claims attack on Coptic Christians killing 29

By Fiola Fahmy   CAIRO (AA): The Daesh terrorist group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that killed at least 29 Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, according to the group’s Amaq news agency. Gunmen in three pick-up trucks … Continued

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan
26th May 2017

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan

Nairobi, Kenya (Friday Bulletin): After being under a dusk-dawn curfew for eight consecutive months, Mandera residents can now breathe a sigh of relief as the government is set to lift the order. This is a reprieve for the residents who … Continued

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel
26th May 2017

Malawi enters Ramadan with first Muslim TV channel

By Moses Michael-Phiri   BLANTYRE, Malawi (AA): Malawi Muslims on Friday will celebrate the start of the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of the nation’s first-ever Islamic television channel, TV Islam (TVI). The channel, which goes on air … 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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