Philippines: Militant head to leave Marawi, held by militants, if MILF intervenes
28th Jun 2017

Philippines: Militant head to leave Marawi, held by militants, if MILF intervenes

By Roy Ramos and Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Abdullah Maute, one of the brothers leading militants holed up in Marawi, is willing to leave the city if the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) intervenes. The MILF and … Continued

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City
28th Jun 2017

Iraqi forces take half of Mosul’s Old City

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD/MOSUL (AA): Iraqi forces took control from the Daesh terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district, according to an Iraqi command. “The common forces fighting in Mosul controlled half of the Mosul’s Old City,” … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack
26th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 10 Afghan police killed in Taliban attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Ten police officers were killed late Sunday in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Herat province, an Afghan official told Anadolu Agency. Another officer was injured in the attack that targeted … Continued

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks
24th Jun 2017

Pakistan: Over 63 killed in suicide attacks

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): More than 63 people were killed and 200 others injured Friday in suicide attacks, officials said. The first attack occurred outside Balochistan’s provincial police chief’s office in Quetta, where a militant rammed an … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah
24th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: Security forces foil terror plot in Makkah

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH (AA): A terror plot that targeted the Grand Mosque in Makkah was foiled Friday, according to interior ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki. A security spokesman said that one of the sites was in the province of … Continued

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack
23rd Jun 2017

Somalia: 5 killed in suicide car bomb attack

by Hassan Istiila   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday, according to the Somalia’s Security Ministry spokesman. Among those killed in the attack was Sheikh … Continued

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Canada: Quebec premier says Muslims must fight terrorism

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan, US, the previous day. “Unfortunately, you cannot disconnect … Continued

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul
22nd Jun 2017

Iraq: Daesh destroys historic mosque in Mosul

By Haydar Hadi   MOSUL, Iraq (AA): Daesh has blown up the iconic Grand al-Nuri Mosque and its famous leaning minaret, in Mosul, the Iraqi army said Wednesday. The terror group destroyed the building “and its minarets while our forces … Continued

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels
21st Jun 2017

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

By Ata Ufuk Seker, Hasan Esen, Serife Cetin   BRUSSELS (AA): A man carrying a belt with explosives was “neutralized” at Brussels Central Station late Tuesday, according to Belgian news agency Belga. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said at … Continued

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State
20th Jun 2017

Nigeria: Multiple explosions kill 12 in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least 12 civilians have been killed in multiple explosions in a remote area in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. Police said five suicide bombers simultaneously targeted Dalori Kofa, some eight kilometers (nearly five … Continued

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers
19th Jun 2017

UK: Muslim Welfare House terror attack: Man dies as van ploughs into worshippers

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): A man has died and 10 people have been injured after white van ploughed 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim Welfare House in north London, in what Metropolitan police have called a … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ
18th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Taliban in Afghanistan stormed a regional police headquarters following a suicide car bombing on Sunday killing at least five officers, officials have confirmed. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six
16th Jun 2017

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

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a mosque belonging to the Shia Muslim community in the capital Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least six persons dead and five others injured, according to an … Continued

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu
15th Jun 2017

Somalia: 10 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people were killed when a suicide car bomb attacked a popular hotel here Wednesday, officials said. Mohamed Bulle, a police captain in Mogadishu said armed men from the Somali terrorist … Continued

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead
11th Jun 2017

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead

By Haydar Hadi BAGHDAD (AA)  At least 30 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Hillah in Iraq’s central Babil province on Friday, according to local security sources. The attack occurred at a market in … Continued

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province
7th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack near the main gate of an iconic mosque in the country’s western Herat province left at least eight people killed, police said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted … Continued

France: Paris police shoot attacker near Notre-Dame Cathedral
7th Jun 2017

France: Paris police shoot attacker near Notre-Dame Cathedral

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A police officer shot and injured a man who used a hammer to attack police near Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday afternoon, triggering a major security operation, according to authorities. “Situation under control, … Continued

UK: Police reveal names of London attackers
6th Jun 2017

UK: Police reveal names of London attackers

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.K. police revealed on Monday the identities of two attackers that helped carry out Saturday’s terrorist attack in London. At least seven people died and close to 50 were injured when three men … Continued

UK: Over 130 Imams refuse to perform funeral prayer for London terror attackers
5th Jun 2017

UK: Over 130 Imams refuse to perform funeral prayer for London terror attackers

This statement was sent by The Muslim Council of Britain: Imams and religious leaders from across the country and a range of schools of thought have come together to issue a public statement condemning the recent terror attack in London … 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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