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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

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram
19th Sep 2017

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Twelve people were killed and 26 others injured in suspected triple suicide bombings in northeastern Borno State on Monday, according to an official emergency official. State Emergency Management Chairman Ahmed Satomi confirmed the … Continued

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque
14th Sep 2017

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque

By Peter Kum   MAROUA, Cameroon (AA): Five people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in the Far North region on Wednesday, an official said. “The suicide bomber, a boy of about 15 years, infiltrated a … Continued

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens
2nd Sep 2017

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least four people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed and more than 35 wounded on Friday when a double explosion targeted a busy market in northeastern Somalia, officials said, with other sources … Continued

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

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

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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