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Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70
18th Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): More than 70 people, including the provincial police chief were killed in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks in southeastern Paktia and central Ghazni provinces on Tuesday, officials said. The initial twin attack in Paktia … Continued

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA):The death toll from Saturday’s suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu has climbed to well above 270, with just as many or more injured, a federal member of parliament said Sunday. MP Mahad … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu
15th Oct 2017

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Over 30 people were killed, dozens wounded when a truck full of explosives exploded at the busiest intersection in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, police said. “The truck … Continued

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20
15th Oct 2017

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20

By Sylvestre Krock and Felix Nkambeh Tih   BANGUI, Central African Republic (AA): More than 20 Muslims were killed in a mosque in the Central African Republic’s southeast during Friday prayers, community leaders said Saturday. “The victims were at the … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 2 Saudi guards killed in Jeddah gun attack
8th Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia: 2 Saudi guards killed in Jeddah gun attack

By Ahmed al-Masry   DOHA (AA): Saudi authorities Saturday evening confirmed reports that an attack near the royal palace in Jeddah had been foiled Saturday by security forces, leaving two guards and the attacker dead. The spokesman for the Saudi … Continued

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata
7th Oct 2017

Libya: Anti-Daesh govt forces claim to retake Misurata

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): The Libyan government’s self-styled Anti-Daesh Operations Command Center said Friday that it had recaptured the northwestern city of Misurata after two weeks of fighting with the terrorist group. “At dawn Friday, army forces … Continued

Pakistan: 19 killed, 30 injured in Sufi shrine blast in Balochistan
6th Oct 2017

Pakistan: 19 killed, 30 injured in Sufi shrine blast in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Nineteen people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday, according to officials and local media reports. A suspected suicide bomber blew … Continued

Niger: 5 Nigerien/3 US troops killed in ambush
5th Oct 2017

Niger: 5 Nigerien/3 US troops killed in ambush

By Alpha Kamara   Southwest, Niger (AA): Five Nigerien and three U.S. Army Special Forces were killed and others wounded in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest Niger Wednesday night. A spokesman for the U.S. Africa Command confirmed … Continued

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting
3rd Oct 2017

US: Death toll climbs to 59 & 527 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

By Canberk Yuksel and Michael Hernandez   NEW YORK (AA) – More questions remain than answers after officials said Monday a gunman killed at least 59 and injured 527 people in at a concert in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock, 64, … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing 5
30th Sep 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing 5

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suspected suicide attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in the capital Kabul killed at least five people and wounded 27 as worshippers prepare to commemorate Ashura on Sunday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7
29th Sep 2017

Somalia: Car bomb blast in Mogadishu restaurant kills 7

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least seven people were killed and six others wounded when a car bomb blast hit a busy restaurant in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a government official said Thursday. In another attack Al Shabaab … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province
20th Sep 2017

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Three diners were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber targeted a restaurant in the northern province of Saladin, the army said. Scores more were injured when the bomber detonated a bomb vest in the … Continued

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram
19th Sep 2017

Nigeria: Triple suicide bombing killing 12 blamed on Boko Haram

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Twelve people were killed and 26 others injured in suspected triple suicide bombings in northeastern Borno State on Monday, according to an official emergency official. State Emergency Management Chairman Ahmed Satomi confirmed the … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan
18th Sep 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least five people, including four paramilitary troops were killed in a roadside blast in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, an official said. The blast occurred in remote Bajur agency tribal region, one of … Continued

UK:  IED explosion in London underground train injured 18 people
15th Sep 2017

UK: IED explosion in London underground train injured 18 people

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal & Ahmed J Versi   LONDON (AA & The Muslim News): Detonation of an improvised Explosive Devise on a London Underground train on Friday morning is being treated as a terrorist incident, British police said. 18 … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq
15th Sep 2017

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq

By Haydar Hadi   THI QAR (AA): Daesh on Thursday carried out terrorist attacks in southern Iraq, killing at least 74 people and injuring 87 others, according to health and security sources. The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired … Continued

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque
14th Sep 2017

Cameroon: Suicide bomber kills 5 worshippers in northern Cameroon mosque

By Peter Kum   MAROUA, Cameroon (AA): Five people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a mosque in the Far North region on Wednesday, an official said. “The suicide bomber, a boy of about 15 years, infiltrated a … Continued

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens
2nd Sep 2017

Somalia: Double explosions kill 4, injures dozens

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least four people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed and more than 35 wounded on Friday when a double explosion targeted a busy market in northeastern Somalia, officials said, with other sources … Continued

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province
30th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A deadly U.S. air strike on suspected Taliban hideouts in the western Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday killed 13 civilians and 16 militants, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Jailani Farhad, spokesman for … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province
29th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed in a suicide car bombing aimed at the security forces’ convoy in the restive southwestern Helmand province, an official confirmed on Monday. The Afghan National Army … 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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