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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

Somalia: Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Mogadishu
25th Feb 2018

Somalia: Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded after double car bomb blasts rocked the Somalia capital on Friday evening, emergency officials said Saturday. The first bomb went off … Continued

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State
17th Feb 2018

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 21 people were killed and 22 others injured in multiple suicide bombings at a local market in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, police said Saturday. Three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers infiltrated … Continued

Nigeria: Between 18 to 41 people killed in Zamfara State
16th Feb 2018

Nigeria: Between 18 to 41 people killed in Zamfara State

By Adam Abu Bashal   ABUJA, NIGERIA (AA): Between 18 to 41 people were killed on Thursday following a gunmen attack in Nigeria’s northwestern Zamfara State, police sources said. An armed gang ambushed a group of local villagers in Zamfara’s … Continued

Nigeria: 22 students killed in road mishap in Kano
14th Feb 2018

Nigeria: 22 students killed in road mishap in Kano

– Incident takes place in northwestern Kano state By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – At least 22 students were killed in a road mishap in Nigeria’s northwestern Kano state‎ on Tuesday, police said. Students were from Government Secondary School … Continued

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast
3rd Feb 2018

Libya: 90 migrants drowned off Libya coast

– Just 3 migrants survive after boat capsizes off Libya coast, says UN migration agency By Fatih Erel GENEVA (AA) – An estimated 90 migrants drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea on … Continued

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination
1st Feb 2018

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigerian Muslim women on Wednesday called for banning all discriminations against their religious head-covering (Hijab). “Al-Mu’minaat (an organization of Muslim women in Nigeria) is seeking that legislations be made to specifically criminalize discrimination, … Continued

Mali: 28 killed in 2 separate attacks
26th Jan 2018

Mali: 28 killed in 2 separate attacks

  (AA):  At least 28 people, including two Malian soldiers, were killed and several others injured in two separate attacks in Central Mali on Thursday, according to Malian media Friday. In the first incident, 26 people, including women and children … Continued

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean
9th Jan 2018

Libya: 64 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): Sixty-four migrants are feared drowned after a rubber dinghy sank off the coast of Libya over the weekend, the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Monday. The migrants “lost their lives in the … Continued

Egypt: 10 killed in Cairo church attack by Daesh
30th Dec 2017

Egypt: 10 killed in Cairo church attack by Daesh

By Adam Moro and Ugur Cil   ANKARA (AA): Ten people were killed Friday, including eight Coptic Christians, including a Muslim police officer in an armed attack on a church south of capital Cairo, according to Egyptian officials. Five other … Continued

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi
26th Dec 2017

Burundi: Muslim group translates Qur’an into Kirundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AA): A Burundian Muslim association has translated the Holy Quran into Kirundi, one of the two official languages of the East African country, a religious leader told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. Sheikh Sadiki Kajandi, the president and legal … Continued

African Union opposes ICC as African leaders always victims of ICC
21st Dec 2017

African Union opposes ICC as African leaders always victims of ICC

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): African countries oppose the International Criminal Court (ICC), Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s president and chairman of the African Union, declared in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday. Addressing a joint press conference with his … Continued

Nigerian parliament probes lawyer’s hijab ban case
20th Dec 2017

Nigerian parliament probes lawyer’s hijab ban case

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigeria’s parliament on Tuesday launched a probe into the refusal by the country’s law school to call a Muslim woman to the bar because she wore a head covering under her wig on … Continued

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya
19th Dec 2017

Libya: 36,000 children vulnerable in Libya

By Mahmut Geldi   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): Some 36,000 child migrants in Libya are in need of assistance, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya said Monday. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine percent are children, and shockingly, more … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10
14th Dec 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack at police academy kills 10

(AA): At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured on Thursday morning after a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform blew up himself outside a police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, local media reported. The suicide bomber … Continued

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria
3rd Dec 2017

Nigeria: Twin suicide bombings kill 13 in northeast Nigeria

By Olarewaju Kola     MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 30 wounded on Saturday in two suspected suicide bombings in Nigeria’s northeast, police said. Two female suicide bombers entered a marketplace in Biu, the third … Continued

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia
30th Nov 2017

US denies allegations of civilian killings in Somalia

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) on Wednesday denied allegations that an operation carried out in August by American troops in Somalia resulted in civilian deaths. “After a thorough assessment of the Somali National army-led … Continued

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe
26th Nov 2017

Libya: 31 refugees drown off Libya trying to reach Europe

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 31 refugees who were trying to cross to Europe from Libya drowned on Saturday, a Libyan military spokesperson said. Capt. Ayoub Qasim, Libyan Naval Forces spokesman, told Anadolu Agency that … 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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