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

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border
8th Mar 2016

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border

By Aymen Cemli   TUNIS, (AA): At least 45 people were killed Monday in deadly clashes between Tunisian security forces and militants near the border with war-torn Libya. Armed militants attacked an army barracks and security posts at dawn in … Continued

Egypt: Sisi’s Egypt appears to draw closer to Israel
5th Mar 2016

Egypt: Sisi’s Egypt appears to draw closer to Israel

By Mahmoud Ghareb   CAIRO (AA) – Despite their 1979 peace treaty, relations between Egypt and Israel have long remained cold due to the latter’s heavy-handed treatment of Palestinians in the occupied territories. However, there have been signs of warming … Continued

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared
27th Feb 2016

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared

By Hassan Issilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, (AA) – Somalia’s al-Qaeda linked Al-shabaab fighters have detonated a car bomb outside Somali Youth League (SYL) Hotel in the capital Mogadishu before storming the building, local media reported on Friday. Shabelle news … Continued

South African Muslim lawyers demand arrest of Israel’s Peres
25th Feb 2016

South African Muslim lawyers demand arrest of Israel’s Peres

JOHANNESBURG (AA) – A Muslim lawyers association in South Africa has filed an official request with authorities to have former Israeli President Shimon Peres arrested when he arrives in the country this coming weekend for a fundraising event. “We have … Continued

Nigeria: Protesters storm parliament seeking resignation of its president
24th Feb 2016

Nigeria: Protesters storm parliament seeking resignation of its president

LAGOS, (AA): Hundreds of demonstrators on Tuesday stormed the Nigerian Senate building demanding the resignation of its president Bukola Saraki who is standing trial over charges of false assets declaration. The protesters, gathering under the name Open Society Coalition, displayed … Continued

Nigeria’s Shia Muslims spurn inquiry into Kaduna violence
23rd Feb 2016

Nigeria’s Shia Muslims spurn inquiry into Kaduna violence

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): A commission of enquiry into clashes between the army and Nigeria’s Shia Muslim community was suspended Monday after the Islamic Movement shunned the proceedings. In December, violence in the northern state of Kaduna saw … Continued

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon
20th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon

MAROUA, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s northern city of Mora, near the Nigerian border on Friday. Mindjiyawa Bakary, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, said 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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