Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte
20th May 2016

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte

By Seif al-Din al-Trabulsi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing near Libya’s northern city of Sirte. A Daesh terrorist on Wednesday detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at government forces 90 kilometers (56 miles) west … Continued

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’
20th May 2016

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’

CAIRO, ATHENS (AA): The Egyptian authorities have withdrawn claims that.Aircraft debris found near the Greek island of Karpathos late Thursday belongs to missing EgyptAir flight MS804, In a statement posted earlier online, EgyptAir an official letter from the country’s Ministry … Continued

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels
15th May 2016

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): World leaders on Saturday pledged to stand with Nigeria and her neighbors against Boko Haram, a “murderous” group which requires a “sustained and comprehensive approach” to combat. They spoke in the Nigerian capital Abuja … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing
14th May 2016

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA):  Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s suicide attack on a government building in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, killing three people, including the bomber. In a terse statement accompanied by a picture … Continued

Nigeria asks UK for ‘stolen’ money post Cameron gaffe
12th May 2016

Nigeria asks UK for ‘stolen’ money post Cameron gaffe

LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – Nigerian president shot back at British premier’s “fantastically corrupt nation” remark Wednesday, by calling on the U.K. to return all the money it “stole” from Nigeria. On Tuesday, Britain’s David Cameron was overheard describing Afghanistan and … Continued

Rwanda: Torrential rains kill at least 49
10th May 2016

Rwanda: Torrential rains kill at least 49

KIGALI, (AA): At least 49 people have died in landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern Rwanda, an official statement said on Monday. “The night 8 May, heavy rains caused landslides in different parts of Rwanda resulting in the loss … Continued

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts
9th May 2016

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood unveils plan to heal rifts

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA):  Young members of Egypt’s embattled Muslim Brotherhood have unveiled a “roadmap” for healing the rifts currently plaguing the group. Once considered Egypt’s largest and best organized political opposition movement, the Brotherhood has recently been … Continued

Mali: More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes
6th May 2016

Mali: More than 30 killed in intercommunal clashes

GAO, Mali (AA) – More than 30 people have been killed in an ongoing intercommunal conflict between the Fulani and Bambara communities in Mali’s central Mopti region, a civil society leader said. Oumar Aldjana, representative for Mali’s Union of Fulani, … Continued

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21
3rd May 2016

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): Rescue teams in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi have been working around the clock searching for survivors since Friday evening when heavy rains caused a 198-room residential building to collapse. According to the Kenyan … Continued

Nigeria: Authorities admit mass burial of 350 Nigerian Shia Muslims
13th Apr 2016

Nigeria: Authorities admit mass burial of 350 Nigerian Shia Muslims

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Nearly 350 bodies were buried in a mass grave following clashes between the Nigerian army and Shia Muslims in northwest Kaduna state last December, an official said Tuesday. “In total, we buried 347 bodies … Continued

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls
13th Apr 2016

Egypt: Concession of Egyptian islands to Saudi sparks protest calls

By Hussein Mahmoud   CAIRO (AA) – A political bloc that calls for the reinstatement of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has called for popular demonstrations on Friday to protest Egypt’s recent decision to cede two Red Sea islands to … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb kills six in Mogadishu
10th Apr 2016

Somalia: Car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, (AA): A car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday killed six people, local media said. The explosives-laden car was rammed into a busy restaurant in the city’s Shibis district, Garowe Online reported, citing witnesses. The news website said … Continued

Somalia: Mortar attack kills three civilians in Mogadishu
9th Apr 2016

Somalia: Mortar attack kills three civilians in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, (AA): Three people were killed and 10 injured in a mortar attack in Somali capital Mogadishu late Thursday, an official said. The attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants saw bombs land in the city’s seaside Hamar Weyne district. “The shells … Continued

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack
1st Apr 2016

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack

By Magdalene Mukami. NAIROBI,  (AA) – The late Salah Farah, a Muslim from the town of Mandera in northeastern Kenya was posthumously awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior by Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta for shielding Christians during a terror … Continued

Somalia: Gunmen launch deadly attack on school vehicle, many killed
31st Mar 2016

Somalia: Gunmen launch deadly attack on school vehicle, many killed

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish, Somali and Azeri nationals were killed Wednesday when unidentified assailants targeted a school vehicle in the Somali capital. The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the “vicious” attack in Mogadishu in a statement, saying its embassy is monitoring … Continued

Ugandan Muslims condemn Christian hostility to Islamic banking
25th Mar 2016

Ugandan Muslims condemn Christian hostility to Islamic banking

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, (AA): Uganda’s Muslim leaders have condemned the “ignorance” of church leaders trying to block Islamic banking legislation in the majority-Christian nation. Earlier this year, parliament amended a finance bill to introduce Islamic insurance. However, church … Continued

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack
21st Mar 2016

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack

By Omar Azzam   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from an attack on a police checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula — responsibility for which has been claimed by a Daesh affiliate — has risen to 15, Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri
17th Mar 2016

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 24 worshippers were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at a mosque on the outskirts of the restive Nigerian city of Maiduguri early Wednesday morning, national state emergency services said. “So … Continued

Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’
17th Mar 2016

Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): At least 19 suspected al-Shabab militants were killed when Kenyan armed forces allegedly countered an attack on a military base in the Somali city of Afmadhow on Wednesday, Kenyan military said. “Today, Kenya Defense … Continued

Ivory Coast: Gunmen attack beach resort killing 22
14th Mar 2016

Ivory Coast: Gunmen attack beach resort killing 22

ABIDJAN, (AA) – At least 22 people, including six suspected attackers were killed in an attack on a beach resort located some 40 kilometers away from Ivory Coast’s commercial city of Abidjan Sunday, government officials said. “The toll is heavy, … 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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