Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13
22nd Aug 2016

Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13

MOGADISHU,(AA):  At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in twin suicide attacks by militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia Sunday, police said. The attacks, in Galkayo, capital of the north-central Mudug region, also caused thousands of dollars’ worth of … Continued

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte
19th Aug 2016

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte

By Ayse Sumeyra Aydogdu, Eman Nassar   SIRTE, (AA): At least 19 victims were killed Thursday and approximately 80 others injured in a suicide attack that targeted al-Bunyan al-Marsous forces in the northern Libyan city of Sirte. Daesh militants attacked … Continued

Mali: ‘Dozens killed’ in clashes between rival groups
13th Aug 2016

Mali: ‘Dozens killed’ in clashes between rival groups

BAMAKO, (AA): Dozens of people have been killed in a violent clash between a pro-government militia group and a separatist umbrella organization in northern Mali, a local source told Anadolu Agency Friday. The clashes started on Tuesday in Kidal between … Continued

Cameroon: 4 people killed in Boko Haram attack
11th Aug 2016

Cameroon: 4 people killed in Boko Haram attack

MAROUA,  (AA): At least four people were killed in Cameroon’s Far North Region in an attack attributed to Boko Haram, security sources told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “Elements of the terrorist group entered the Cameroonian village of Gambarou located between … Continued

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing
4th Aug 2016

Libya: 18 Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi suicide bombing

By Moataz al-Majbari   BENGHAZI, (AA): The death toll from a suicide car bombing in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi has risen to 18, a Libyan army spokesman said Wednesday. A bomber blew up his vehicle at a military checkpoint … Continued

Somalia: 8 killed in blasts on security building in Mogadishu
1st Aug 2016

Somalia: 8 killed in blasts on security building in Mogadishu

By Noor Gedi   MOGADISHU, (AA): At least eight people were killed Sunday morning in a twin car bombing at a police headquarters in Somali capital Mogadishu, a security source said. The government said seven attackers were also killed, most … Continued

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results
27th Jul 2016

Mauritania: 27th Arab League Summit: Short on tangible results

By Rabie al-Sukkary and Hussein Mahmoud   NOUAKCHOTT (AA) -The final communiqué of the 27th Arab League Summit, which wrapped up in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott on Monday evening, largely reiterated positions on which Arab states agree while studiously ignoring issues … Continued

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school
23rd Jul 2016

Nigerian court says Muslim girls can wear hijab to school

By Rafiu Ajakaye LAGOS, (AA): Nigeria’s court of appeals on Thursday ruled that Muslim female students can wear their head covering to schools, dismissing a government ban as “discriminatory and an infringement on the constitutional rights” of the affected students. … Continued

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups
23rd Jul 2016

Mali: Dozens killed in clashes between rebel groups

KIDAL,  (AA): Dozens of people were killed early Friday in a violent clash between a pro-government militia group and a Tuareg separatist movement in Kidal, in northern Mali, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The clashes took place between Thursday afternoon … Continued

South Sudan: 213 killed in fighting in Juba
11th Jul 2016

South Sudan: 213 killed in fighting in Juba

By Parach Mach   JUBA, South Sudan (AA): Fighting in South Sudan’s capital continued Sunday as forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar clashed for the third day in a row. 213 people have been killed … Continued

Tanzania: 30 killed as buses crash in Singida
5th Jul 2016

Tanzania: 30 killed as buses crash in Singida

By Peter Saramba Ongir   MWANZA, (AA): At least 30 people died and 50 others were seriously injured when two buses collided in the Singida region of central Tanzania. Regional Police Commander Tobias Sedoyeka told Anadolu Agency that one bus … Continued

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast
3rd Jul 2016

Libya: 16 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libyan coast

By Heysel el-Mahzi   BIN GIRDAN, (AA): Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with nearly 30 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said. “The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the … Continued

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects
28th Jun 2016

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s business capital, gunned down two people on Monday suspected of being ringleaders of a gang which murdered 11 people, including an imam, in May. Dar es Salaam … Continued

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram
27th Jun 2016

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 people from Boko Haram

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS (AA): The Nigerian army said on Sunday it had “liberated over 5,000 people” from several northeastern villages where they had been held by Boko Haram militants. “Troops of 21 Brigade and Civilian JTF [Joint Task … Continued

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border
27th Jun 2016

Sudan withdraws forces along South Sudan border

By Mohammed Amin   KHARTOUM, Sudan (AA): The Sudanese national army announced on Sunday that it had completely withdrawn from its joint borders with South Sudan. This is said to be the first move of its kind between the two … Continued

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops
25th Jun 2016

South Africa: Rioters burn mosque, loot & burn Pakistani shops

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): Rioters protesting against the murder of two Zimbabweans allegedly killed by foreign nationals have burnt a temporary mosque and shops and  looted shops in the town of Giyani in the northern Limpopo province, a … Continued

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack
22nd Jun 2016

Libya: 28 killed in rocket attack

By Seyfeddin Trablusi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 28 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday when a rocket hit an armory in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, local sources said. Armed militia intended to loot shops in the Garabulli … Continued

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial
19th Jun 2016

Egypt court sentences Morsi to life in spy trial

CAIRO (AA): An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to life in prison on charges of spying and leaking state secrets. Morsi, along with 10 co-defendants, were accused by Egypt’s army-backed authorities of spying for Qatar and … Continued

Mali:  11 killed in fresh violence in northern Mali
13th Jun 2016

Mali: 11 killed in fresh violence in northern Mali

BAMAKO, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in fresh violence that erupted over the weekend in northern Mali, local sources told Anadolu Agency. Clashes erupted between Gatia, a pro-government self-defense group, and Ganda Izo, a … Continued

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh
12th Jun 2016

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh

By Jabbour Dokn   SIRTE, (AA): At least 12 troops from Libya’s UN-backed unity government were killed and 40 wounded during battles with the Daesh militant group in the northern city of Sirte on Friday, a medical official said. Abdul … 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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