Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s twin car bombings in the city of Al-Samawah in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province has risen to 36 with another 90 injured, a local medical official told Anadolu Agency. Adel … Continued

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden
29th Apr 2016

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden

WASHINGTON (AA) – A famed American journalist is convinced “more than ever” that Pakistan assisted the U.S. in killing Osama bin Laden despite official denials from both countries. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh made the remarks while speaking to Pakistani … Continued

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam
28th Apr 2016

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. does not support placing Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaysh al-Islam on a U.N. sanction’s list, the State Department said Wednesday. “We don’t want to see that happen,” said spokesman Mark Toner … Continued

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20
28th Apr 2016

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

BURSA, (AA): A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said. 12 people detained in several provinces in Turkey on the … Continued

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack
26th Apr 2016

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack

BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad left seven people dead and 31 injured Monday. According to security sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk with the media, the suicide bomber detonated himself … Continued

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks
25th Apr 2016

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Salih and Suleiman al-Qubeisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 20 people were killed on Saturday in a spate of attacks across Iraq’s capital. A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills one, injures 18 in NW Pakistan
20th Apr 2016

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills one, injures 18 in NW Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – A suicide bomber on Tuesday blew himself up inside a government building in northwestern Pakistan, killing one person and injuring another 18, local police officials said. The bomber struck a tax department … Continued

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill
19th Apr 2016

US: Obama unlikely to sign 9/11 bill

By Michael Hernandez and Esra Kaymak-Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. President Barack Obama would likely veto a bill that would allow Americans to sue foreign governments in U.S. courts for their involvement in terror attacks, the White House said … 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

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province
6th Apr 2016

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills seven in Parwan province

KABUL (AA) – Seven civilians were killed and another 26 injured by a suicide attack that occurred in the Siah Gird district of Afghanistan’s central Parwan province on Tuesday, a local official has said. Deputy Governor Shah Wali Shahid told … Continued

Iraq: Army retakes village south of Mosul from Daesh
5th Apr 2016

Iraq: Army retakes village south of Mosul from Daesh

By Idris Okodugo, Khidr Khalat and Mustafa Saadi   MOSUL,(AA): Iraqi forces on Monday recaptured a village near the Mahmour district — located south of Mosul in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province — from the Daesh terrorist group, according to army … Continued

Belgium: ‘Anti-terror’ tent pitched in central Brussels
2nd Apr 2016

Belgium: ‘Anti-terror’ tent pitched in central Brussels

BRUSSELS (AA) – Turkish people in Belgium have set up a tent in the center of Brussels to commemorate terror victims and condemn attacks around the world. The anti-terror tent pitched in Brussels’ Madou Square on Thursday has gathered hundreds … 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

Shots fired at US Capitol
29th Mar 2016

Shots fired at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AA) – One man has been taken into custody after allegedly opening fire at the Capitol on Monday. On Oct. 22, 2015, Larry Dawson at a a previous incident at the Capitol yelled “I’m a prophet of God” from … Continued

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast
29th Mar 2016

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA) – Grieving Pakistanis held special prayers and memorial services on Monday to mourn the victims of Sunday’s massive suicide blast in Lahore, as expressions of solidarity poured in from around the world. A suicide … Continued

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore
28th Mar 2016

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded park in Lahore on Sunday evening, killing at least 69 people and injuring 300 others, Salman Rafiq, health minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has said. … Continued

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq
26th Mar 2016

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq

ANKARA (AA) – A total of 22 Iraqi Turkmen injured in a Daesh chemical attack earlier this month are being treated at a hospital in Ankara, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Iraqi Turkmen, injured in the attack on … 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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