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Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 11 in Baghdad
24th May 2018

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 11 in Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least twelve Iraqi civilians were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing north of the capital, according to a security source. The suicide bombers targeted a park in the al-Shuala area north of Baghdad, … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban attack on check posts kill 17 Afghan forces
21st May 2018

Afghanistan: Taliban attack on check posts kill 17 Afghan forces

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Taliban terrorists have stormed multiple check posts in the central Afghan province of Ghazni, killing at least 17 security personnel over the weekend, officials said. Mohammad Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial … Continued

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured
14th May 2018

Indonesia: church bombings leave 13 dead, 43 injured

By Ainur Rohmah   YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AA) – At least 13 people were killed and 43 injured in a string of suicide bombings that targeted Sunday Mass congregations at three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city Surabaya. Meanwhile Monday morning, … Continued

Pakistan nuclear body staff comes under suicide attack, 3 killed
4th May 2018

Pakistan nuclear body staff comes under suicide attack, 3 killed

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A suspected suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission staff, killing three people and injuring over a dozen others in northeastern Punjab province on Thursday, officials said. According to preliminary … Continued

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15
3rd May 2018

Libya: Gunmen attack election commission HQ in Tripoli killing 15

TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 15 people were killed Wednesday in an armed attack on the headquarters of Libya’s official electoral commission in capital Tripoli, according to a local medical source. Daesh has claimed responsibility for the attack. Abdeldaeim al-Rabati, … Continued

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria
2nd May 2018

Nigeria: 27 killed in twin suicide blasts in NE Nigeria

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): At least 27 Muslim worshippers have been killed and 56 others injured after two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests during afternoon prayers in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state, according to police local government officials. … Continued

Afghanistan: Twin blasts kill 35, including 10 journalists in Kabul
1st May 2018

Afghanistan: Twin blasts kill 35, including 10 journalists in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 35 people, including 10 journalists and cameramen, were killed and 45 others injured in two suspected suicide blasts during the morning rush hour in the capital Kabul Monday, according to … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills at least 5
29th Apr 2018

Somalia: Suicide attack kills at least 5

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people, including a colonel, were killed Saturday when a suicide attacker blew himself up near a military camp in the city of Galkayo in the north-central Mudug region of Somalia, … Continued

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid
29th Apr 2018

Uganda: 2 killed, 36 arrested in mosque raid

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, Uganda (AA): Uganda security forces said they have killed two people and arrested 36 others following a raid in a mosque in a Kampala suburb. Addressing reporters Saturday afternoon, Ugandan counterterrorism police director Abas Byakagaba … Continued

Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10
24th Apr 2018

Canada: Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, killing 10

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A van traveling at a high rate of speed left the road Monday and mounted a sidewalk in Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 15. It appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in mosque kills 4 in Borno State
23rd Apr 2018

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in mosque kills 4 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least four people including two suicide bombers were killed in an attack at a mosque on Sunday in northeastern Nigeria, police said. Two female suicide bombers sneaked into a mosque in Bama … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing targets voter registration in Kabul kills 4
22nd Apr 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing targets voter registration in Kabul kills 4

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Suicide attack on a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday has killed four and wounded at least fifteen people, an official confirmed. Humayon Mohtaat, head of the population … Continued

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online
17th Apr 2018

Quebec mosque killer researched mass murderers online

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium
13th Apr 2018

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

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

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty
29th Mar 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty

  By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of … Continued

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country
25th Mar 2018

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country

By Zeynep Tufekci   BAGHDAD (AA): Seven people were killed in attacks across Iraq including the country’s capital city Baghdad early Sunday. Iraqi information security center affiliated to the Iraqi army said that four civilians of a family were killed … 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

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65
22nd Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 31 people, officials and local media reported. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed a suicide bomber … 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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