Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack
13th Oct 2019

Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Death toll from a mosque attack in Burkina Faso rose to 16, local media reported on Saturday. On Friday evening, an armed group stormed the Great Salmossi Mosque in Markoye as Muslims were … Continued

Tunisia: Ennahda wins parliamentary election
10th Oct 2019

Tunisia: Ennahda wins parliamentary election

By Yosra Ouanes and Gulsen Topcu   TUNIS (AA): Tunisian’s Ennahda party finished first in weekend parliamentary elections, according to the High Election Commission. Based on the official results of the elections, which were held to determine new members of … Continued

Burkina Faso: At least 23 killed in terrorist attack
7th Oct 2019

Burkina Faso: At least 23 killed in terrorist attack

By James Tasamba   OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AA): At least 23 people were killed in an attack at a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso in a latest violence by the terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda, security source said late … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabaab attack kills at least 5 troops
23rd Sep 2019

Somalia: Al-Shabaab attack kills at least 5 troops

By Magdalene Mukami   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): The Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday morning repulsed an al-Shabaab attack in El-Salini area in Lower Shabelle region, killing 13 militants. Speaking to the media, Somali military official Mohamed Abdi denied claims … Continued

Burkina Faso: 29 killed, 10 injured in three attacks
9th Sep 2019

Burkina Faso: 29 killed, 10 injured in three attacks

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 29 people were killed and 10 wounded in triple terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso, the government said Sunday. Government Spokesman and Communications Minister Remis Fulgance Dandjinou said in a written statement … Continued

Libya: Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 20 in Libya: Lawmaker
5th Aug 2019

Libya: Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 20 in Libya: Lawmaker

By Ahmed Abdelmonem Khalifa Abdelbaky   TRIPOLI (AA): A total of 20 people were killed and more than 35 others were wounded in an airstrike carried out by eastern Libyan forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar in the country’s southwest … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 60 mourners in northeast Nigeria
29th Jul 2019

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 60 mourners in northeast Nigeria

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 60 village mourners were killed by the Boko Haram terror group in northeast Nigeria during a burial rites. A local official confirmed late on Sunday that motorbike-riding alleged members of the … Continued

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast
26th Jul 2019

Libya: 115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libyan coast

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 115 irregular migrants are missing after a boat wreck off Libya’s western coast, the navy of the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said Thursday. Some 250 irregular migrants were aboard … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack by Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Mogadishu
25th Jul 2019

Somalia: Suicide attack by Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): A female suicide bomber detonated herself in the office of the Mogadishu’s mayor, killing six officials and badly wounding Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman, local media reported on Wednesday. “Sabah Abdullahi Mohamed, the commissioner … Continued

Somalia: Death toll rises 26 in hotel al-Shabaab terrorist attack
14th Jul 2019

Somalia: Death toll rises 26 in hotel al-Shabaab terrorist attack

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 26 people were killed and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomb attack targeted a popular hotel in Somalia’s southern coastal city of Kismayo, officials said on Saturday. A gun … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabaab suicide attack kills 10 people
13th Jul 2019

Somalia: Al-Shabaab suicide attack kills 10 people

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people including a local journalist were reportedly killed and several others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack, targeting a busy hotel in Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayo on … Continued

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves
6th Jul 2019

Nigerian school forces Muslim girls remove headscarves

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigeria’s headscarf crisis festered Friday after footage emerged online of school guards and teachers ordering Muslim girls to remove their headscarves before entering a school compound in the southwestern town of Ibadan. The … Continued

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing
3rd Jul 2019

Libya: Haftar’s forces kill 40 migrants in bombing

By Gulsen Topcu   TRIPOLI (AA): Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Wednesday accused forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar of killing irregular migrants staying at a shelter in the capital. Fawzi Unayyis, the GNA’s spokesman for the … Continued

Sudan: At least 7 killed, 181 injured in rally against military rule
1st Jul 2019

Sudan: At least 7 killed, 181 injured in rally against military rule

By Husameldin Badawi Ahmed Almayl and Gulsen Topcu KHARTOUM (AA): At least seven people were killed as protesters staged mass rallies in the capital Khartoum and other states on Sunday demanding the ruling military council to hand over power to … Continued

Tunisia: Twin suicide attacks target kills policeman in Tunis
27th Jun 2019

Tunisia: Twin suicide attacks target kills policeman in Tunis

By Adel al-Thabeti   TUNIS (AA):- At least one policeman was killed and eight others were injured in two suicide bombings that targeted police in the Tunisian capital, witnesses and a ministry said. The witnesses told Anadolu Agency that the … Continued

Nigeria: 30 killed, 42 injured in multiple explosions
18th Jun 2019

Nigeria: 30 killed, 42 injured in multiple explosions

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 30 persons were killed and 42 injured in multiple explosions in troubled Nigeria’s northeastern Borneo State. Three suicide bombers, one male and two female, detonated explosives at a local tea shop … Continued

Double car bomb blasts kills 9 in Mogadishu
16th Jun 2019

Double car bomb blasts kills 9 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 25 wounded when a double car bomb blast rocked the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, officials said. Bashir Abdi Mohamed, Somali police commissioner, told … Continued

Mali: At least 95 killed in suspected ethnic attack
11th Jun 2019

Mali: At least 95 killed in suspected ethnic attack

By Hassan Isilow (AA): At least 95 people were killed in a suspected ethnic attack in central Mali late Sunday, local media reported. The overnight attack reportedly occurred in Sobane, a village in the Mopti region inhabited by the ethnic … Continued

Sudan: African Union suspends Sudan as death toll rises to 113
7th Jun 2019

Sudan: African Union suspends Sudan as death toll rises to 113

By Omer Erdem   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership with immediate effect as the death toll rises to 113. “The AU Peace and Security Council has with immediate effect suspended the participation of the … Continued

Sudan: 35 killed as forces clear protest camp in capital
4th Jun 2019

Sudan: 35 killed as forces clear protest camp in capital

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): At least 35 demonstrators were killed and hundreds injured Monday as Sudanese security forces moved in to clear the main protest camp near the army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The head of … 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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