Somalia: 5 killed in suicide bombing in Bossaso
24th May 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide bombing in Bossaso

By Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed, including two soldiers, when a suicide bomber targeted a military checkpoint in the coastal town of Bossaso, state media reported Tuesday. The explosion rocked the area near … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb targeting coffee shop kills 10 in Mogadishu
9th May 2017

Somalia: Car bomb targeting coffee shop kills 10 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least ten people were killed and more than six others wounded when a car bomb exploded near a busy coffee shop close to Somalia’s immigration headquarters in the capital Mogadishu on Monday … Continued

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya
9th May 2017

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya

ROME (AA): At least 113 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian ANSA news agency said Monday citing the International Organization for Migration. Six men and one woman were saved by … Continued

Tanzania: 30 students killed in school bus crash in Arusha region
7th May 2017

Tanzania: 30 students killed in school bus crash in Arusha region

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   Mwanza, TANZANIA (AA): Tanzania on Sunday is mourning the deaths of 30 students who were killed in a bus accident in Karatu township in the Arusha region. Two teachers and the bus driver were also … Continued

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state
6th May 2017

Nigeria: Teen girls kill 5 in double suicide bombing in Borno state

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Two teenage suicide bombers have blown up themselves in a remote community in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State, killing themselves and five others. Police confirmed Friday’s incident and blamed Boko Haram for the latest … Continued

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished
3rd May 2017

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The estimated number of acutely-malnourished children in Somalia has risen by 50 percent to 1.4 million since the beginning of 2017, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. In a … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri
25th Apr 2017

Nigeria: Suicide bomb attacks kill 3 in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least seven people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed Monday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, police said. Following the deaths of three suicide bombers Monday morning on the outskirts … Continued

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
10th Apr 2017

Somalia: 13 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Nour Gelle Gedi and Afra Aksoy   MOGADISHU (AA): At least 13 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a suicide attack on the country’s new armed forces commander Sunday, according to officials. Ahmed Nur Ahmed, a security … Continued

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings
10th Apr 2017

Egypt: 43 killed in church bombings

By Reia Mahmud   CAIRO (AA): At least 43 people were killed and 119 injured in two church bombings on Sunday claimed by Daesh terrorist group in Egypt as worshipers were marking Palm Sunday. A Health Ministry statement said that … Continued

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack
9th Apr 2017

Nigeria: 5 injured near mosque by suicide bomb attack

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Five people were injured Saturday when two suicide attackers blew themselves up outside a mosque in a northeastern Nigerian city. The two female suicide bombers targeting a mosque at Juddumuri near a Federal … Continued

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing
22nd Mar 2017

Somalia: Seven killed in Mogadishu car bombing

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Seven people were killed in a suicide attack in the Somalian capital Mogadishu late Tuesday, an official said. Soldiers and civilians were caught in the car bomb blast at an army checkpoint near … Continued

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri
20th Mar 2017

Nigeria: 4 killed in suicide bomb blast in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Four people including children and local security volunteers have been confirmed killed by bomb explosions in Nigeria’s northeastern Maiduguri city. Police spokesman in the area, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers attempted to … Continued

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean
15th Mar 2017

Somali pirates hijack oil tanker in Indian Ocean

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Somali pirates have hijacked a commercial oil tanker in the Indian Ocean, according to officials Tuesday. A coast guard official in the northeastern Puntland region told Anadolu Agency that at least 15 pirates … Continued

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu
14th Mar 2017

Somalia: Bomb attacks kill ‘at least 9’ in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least nine people were killed and a dozen others were injured in two separate bomb attacks in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday, police officials told Anadolu Agency. In the first attack, two … Continued

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent
6th Mar 2017

Libya: 16 Govt troops killed near Oil Crescent

By Jihad Nasr   TRIPOLI (AA): At least 16 soldiers aligned with East Libya-based government were killed in clashes with a rival militia near oil terminals in eastern Libya, according to a Libyan medical source. Violence broke out Friday after … Continued

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack
27th Feb 2017

Algeria: Dozens reported injured in suicide attack

By Abdel Razek Abdallah and Afra Aksoy   CONSTANTINE, Algeria (AA): Dozens of people were wounded late Sunday in Algeria when a suicide bomber targeted a police outpost in the city of Constantine, according to local sources. The bomber — … Continued

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market
20th Feb 2017

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 22 people, including government soldiers were killed and over 20 others wounded when a truck bomb blast ripped through a busy market in Somali capital of Mogadishu on Sunday, officials said. … Continued

Somalia: Capital hit by mortar attacks ahead of presidential election
8th Feb 2017

Somalia: Capital hit by mortar attacks ahead of presidential election

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Four loud explosions rocked Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday evening, an official said, on the eve of a presidential election. The blasts were caused by mortar attacks in three neighborhoods, Abdifatah Omar Hallane, … Continued

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban
1st Feb 2017

African Union summit criticises Trump on Muslim ban

By Mohammad es-Seyyid and Ahmed Muhammed Abdalla   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): The 28th Summit of the African Union ended early Wednesday as it criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Alpha … Continued

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims
30th Jan 2017

South Africa: Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ angers African Muslims

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AA): Muslim leaders and activists in Africa have voiced fears that U.S President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could be used by terror groups to … 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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