Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack
27th Jun 2015

Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack

[Photo of carnage inside Imam Al-Sadiq mosque after the suicide bombing Friday prayers]   By Mahmoud Barakat   ANKARA (AA): Many Arab countries and Islamic organizations denounced Friday’s suicide attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait. At least 27 people were … Continued

Tunisia: 27 killed, 6 injured in tourist hotel attack
26th Jun 2015

Tunisia: 27 killed, 6 injured in tourist hotel attack

[Photographer: Ahmet Burak Özkan. GRAPHIC: Ahmet Burak Özkan]   SOUSSE, (AA): An armed attack on a tourist hotel in Sousse, east Tunisia, left at least 27 people dead, including foreigners, and injured six others on Friday, the Tunisian Interior Minister spokesman said. The spokesman added … Continued

Kuwait: 24 killed in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque
26th Jun 2015

Kuwait: 24 killed in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque

[Photos show the inside of the mosque. Photos from sources in Kuwait]   KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AA & The Muslim News): 24 people were killed and 50 injured during a suicide bombing targeting a Shia Muslim mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during … Continued

21st Jun 2015

Yemen: Car bomb hits mosque in Sana’a, 3 killed

  SANA’A, (Xinhua): A mosque controlled by the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen’s capital Sanaa was hit by a car bomb on Saturday, killing at least three people, a security official told Xinhua. “At least three people were confirmed killed … Continued

21st Jun 2015

Somalia: 4 attackers killed in Somali Govt building assault

  MOGADISHU, (Xinhua): Four attackers were killed when they attempted to storm a government compound in Mogadishu’s Shibis district following a blast Sunday, authorities said. “The attackers were four wearing Somali military uniform, and we have managed to kill all … Continued

19th Jun 2015

US: White terrorist killing 9 at black church arrested

  Washington, (Xinhua): The white terrorist gunman suspected of killing nine African-Americans in a “hate crime” shooting in the southeastern U.S. city of Charleston, South Carolina, was caught on Thursday, law enforcement said. Dylann Roof [photo], a 21-year-old white man of … Continued

18th Jun 2015

Yemen: Car bombs in Shia Muslim mosques kill dozens in Sana’a

[Photo: Screenshot from Ruptly video] SANAA, June 17 (Xinhua and Agencies): At least 31 people were killed on Wednesday and dozens wounded in five simultaneous blasts at Shia mosques and a house in the rebel-held Yemeni capital, Sana’a on the eve … Continued

11th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Two cops killed, 6 injured in Peshawar suicide blast

[Photo: SSP Mian Saeed confirms the attack which targeted FRP Deputy Commandant's vehicle was a suicide blast. DawnNews screengrab] By Ali Akbar   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least two policemen were killed and six others were injured Thursday morning when a … Continued

10th Jun 2015

Iraq: Baghdad targeted by deadly bomb blasts

[Archive photo CNN]   A string of explosions across the Iraqi capital has killed dozens, according to police and medical sources. The bombings follow a deadly attack on a government office by “Islamic State” militants in Anbar province. At least … Continued

8th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Five Hazara Shia Muslims gunned down in Quetta

[Photo: The Nation] QUETTA,  (Agencies): Gunmen killed five people after storming two tea shops belonging to the Hazara Shia Muslim community in Quetta on Sunday. “Two gunmen, one each, stormed two tea shops belonging to the Hazara community in the … Continued

7th Jun 2015

Iraq: 14 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Diyala

BAQUBA, (Xinhua): At least 14 people were killed and 18 others wounded late on Saturday in a suicide car bomb attack at a market in town of Balad Ruz of Diyala province, east of Iraq. Amer al-Kilani, a member of … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Global coalition intensify campaign against ISIL

  Comment   By Tobias Ellwood MP   The fall of Palmyra and Ramadi in Iraq, has filled our newspapers with yet more stories and images of the violence and brutality of the terrorist group known as ISIL. We have seen … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Crackdown on seminaries promoting terrorism

  [Photo: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chairing provincial apex committee meeting at CM House: PPI]   By Habib Khan Ghori   KARACHI, (Dawn): The Sindh government has decided to initiate a crackdown on 48 seminaries which have been found … Continued

3rd Jun 2015

France: US-led coalition to ramp up operations against IS

  Military leaders have agreed to bolster strategic operations in Iraq against “Islamic State” militants. The decision comes after a one-day meeting in Paris of 25 countries in the US-led coalition against the terrorists. The 25 countries that make up … Continued

31st May 2015

Nigeria: 25 killed in NE Nigeria mosque bomb attack

ABUJA, (Xinhua): At least 25 people were killed when a deadly suicide bomb attack hit a mosque in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri city on Saturday, witnesses told Xinhua. A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque near the Monday Market … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: Police foil suicide blast attempt in Lahore, one killed

  LAHORE, (The News): A sub-inspector lost his life and six others were injured as a major suicide blast was thwarted on Ferozepur Road outside Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore during the second ODI match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. Courageous policemen … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: 22 killed after several passengers abducted from buses in Mastung

      QUETTA, (The News): The death toll from the Mastung tragedy rose to 22 after the body of another passenger was recovered. Families of the Mastung tragedy victims are protesting outside the Governor House along with the dead bodies … Continued

29th May 2015

Iraq: Two car bombs kill 10 people in two Baghdad hotels

[Car bombing File Photo Press TV] BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Two car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels in Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, have killed at least 10 people and wounded 27 others, security sources said. A security official in Baghdad told … Continued

27th May 2015

Afghanistan: Taliban claims latest attack on Kabul guesthouse

  An all-night siege in Kabul ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed attackers. No civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, according to an Afghan official. The siege began late … Continued

26th May 2015

Kenya: 20 police officers killed in Garissa Al-Shabaab attack

  By Cyrus Ombati GARISSA, (The Standard): Four police vehicles were burnt down in the incident that happened as the officers dashed to rescue their colleagues who had been hit by a roadside landmine on Monday evening. Police headquarters said … Continued


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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