23rd Oct 2014

Egypt: Cairo University bomb wounds nine

    A bomb exploded outside the gates of Cairo University on Wednesday, an Egyptian police official said ,wounding at least nine people, among them police and civilians. Police cordoned off the area and scoured it with sniffer dogs. An … Continued

23rd Oct 2014

Libya: Security mayhem a living hell for Benghazi residents, killing 73

  By: Ahmed al-Zaaleek   Benghazi: There has been unprecedented deterioration in the security situation in the city of Benghazi in northeast Libya, taking a large toll on the lives of its citizens. Since October 15, the fighting that has … Continued

18th Oct 2014

Nigeria: Doubts emerge after purported Boko Haram deal

  Observers are urging caution over an apparent deal to end hostilities between the Nigerian government and militant group Boko Haram. Plans to release more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have also not yet been confirmed. Doubts have overclouded a purported … Continued

18th Oct 2014

Democratic Rep of Congo: New attack in Congo leaves more than 20 dead

  Several people have been killed in a new attack in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, just days after a similar massacre. Victims of the attack reportedly include a soldier. Attackers killed 10 women, eight children … Continued

17th Oct 2014

Egypt: Two police recruits killed in blast in Egypt Sinai

  CAIRO, (Xinhua): At least two police recruits were killed and ten others injured as an explosive device targeted their microbus on Thursday late evening in southern Arish city in Egypt’s North Sinai, a security source told Xinhua on condition … Continued

16th Oct 2014

Mozambique’s electoral body expresses concerns over reports of violence

  MAPUTO, (Xinhua): Mozambique’s combined electoral observation mission on Wednesday urged all Mozambicans to remain calm and tranquil after voting officially closed in the general elections. Dinis Matsolo from the combined electoral observation, a national body created especially to observe … Continued

15th Oct 2014

Nigeria: 27 killed in gunmen attack in central Nigeria

  LAGOS, (Xinhua): A total of 27 people were killed by unknown gunmen in Bachi District of Riyom local government area in central Nigeria’s Plateau State, a local official said on Tuesday. The Chairman of Riyom Local Government, Josephine Piyo, … Continued

15th Oct 2014

Egypt jails politician for “insulting judiciary”

    An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced a politician who backs ousted president Mohamed Mursi to one year in jail for “insulting Egypt’s judiciary,” a judicial source has said. According to the source, Essam Sultan, deputy leader of the … Continued

13th Oct 2014

Mozambique: 15 injured in northern Mozambique clash during electoral campaign

  MAPUTO, (Xinhua): At least 15 people were injured on Sunday in northern Mozambique amid attacks related to electoral campaign, local state news agency reported on Sunday. Gangs of supporters of the former rebel movement Renamo roamed through the streets … Continued

13th Oct 2014

Somalia: Deadly car bomb at Mogadishu café kills seven

  At least seven people have died in a car-bombing at a busy café in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, authorities suspect militant Islamist group al-Shabab. Most of those who died had been … Continued

11th Oct 2014

Egyptian army kills 21 “terrorists”: army spokesman

    The Egyptian army on Friday said it killed 21 “terrorists” and detained 36 suspected “militants” over the course of last week. “Army forces killed 21 terrorist elements in the period from October 3 to October 9,” army spokesman … Continued

8th Oct 2014

Libya: Dozens of Palestinians, Syrians found dead after boat sank off Libyan coast

    Libyan authorities have found dozens of illegal migrants, mostly Palestinians and Syrians, dead off Libya earlier this month after their boat sank due to technical problems, an international rights watchdog said Tuesday. “The boat which is believed to … Continued

25th Sep 2014

Nigeria claims hundreds of Boko Haram fighters surrender

  Military authorities in Nigeria claim that hundreds of members of Boko Haram have surrendered. The man posing as the Islamic militant group’s leader has reportedly also been killed. The militants surrendered in Nigeria and Cameroon, Nigerian military officials said … Continued

18th Sep 2014

Nigeria: 15 killed, 34 injured in suicide bomb attack

  LAGOS,  (Xinhua): The police in Kano, northwest Nigeria have confirmed the death of 15 persons, including two suicide bombers, at the Federal College of Education on Wednesday. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Aderinle Shinaba, confirmed the incident … Continued

15th Sep 2014

Egypt: 15 Palestinians dead after boat capsizes off Egypt coast

      [Captured migrants on Egyptian naval ship (image from gazasolidarity.blogspot.com)] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Fifteen migrants from Gaza died on Saturday after a boat they were riding in capsized in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of al-Ajami near Alexandria … Continued

30th Aug 2014

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

  Senegal has recorded its first case of Ebola in an outbreak that continues to spread through West Africa, Dakar’s health ministry said on Friday. The disease has now killed more than 1,500 people this year. Health Minister Awa Marie … Continued

29th Aug 2014

Libya government resigns after rival administration was created

  Libya’s interim government has announced its resignation days after a rival Islamist administration was created. The international community has become increasingly concerned at the chaotic situation in the country. The interim government led by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani (pictured) … Continued

28th Aug 2014

Liberia: US health director says Liberia Ebola outbreak to get worse

  Liberia’s Ebola epidemic is set to get worse, the head of the US’s top public health body says. Many cases of the deadly virus have not been included in the official tally. The director of the US Centers for … Continued

26th Aug 2014

Nigeria: Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram to Cameroon

  Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers have reportedly fled across the border to Cameroon over fears of attacks from the Islamist sect Boko Haram. It comes after the group declared a caliphate in a northern Nigerian town. Cameroon sources said late … Continued

24th Aug 2014

Libya: Fighters claim to have control of Tripoli airport

    Islamists fighting nationalist militiamen claim to have captured Libya’s beleaguered Tripoli international airport. The alleged capture comes after intense fighting between the two sides. Fighters from the Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition said Saturday that they captured the … 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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