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Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader
3rd Mar 2016

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader

By Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): US special forces deployed to Iraq have captured a key Daesh operative, unnamed officials told American media. The Pentagon declined to comment on the capture operation that was first reported by … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala
1st Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala

DIYALA, (AA): At least 40 people were killed Monday by a suicide bombing in eastern Iraq, according to local security sources. According to initial estimates, the attack — which targeted a funeral being held at a mosque in the town … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad
29th Feb 2016

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 70 people were killed and another 100 injured by twin bombings that rocked Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday afternoon. The first bomb tore through a marketplace in eastern Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr … Continued

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared
27th Feb 2016

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared

By Hassan Issilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, (AA) – Somalia’s al-Qaeda linked Al-shabaab fighters have detonated a car bomb outside Somali Youth League (SYL) Hotel in the capital Mogadishu before storming the building, local media reported on Friday. Shabelle news … Continued

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts
24th Feb 2016

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts

ALEPPO, (AA): Syria’s multi-front civil war, now in its fifth year, is now seeing fierce clashes between Russia-backed regime forces, armed opposition groups, the Daesh terrorist group and the PYD, the terrorist PKK group’s Syrian affiliate. Clashes are currently taking … Continued

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks
23rd Feb 2016

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi & Mustafa Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Five people, including a police chief, were killed in a series of attacks by Daesh terrorists in Iraq on Monday. Daesh terrorists launched two offensives in eastern and western Ramadi, but … Continued

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad
22nd Feb 2016

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad

By Mohamed Misto   HOMS, (AA): At least 140 people were killed and scores injured on Sunday by twin car bombs that shook Syria’s central city of Homs and capital Baghdad according to local sources. Daesh has claimed responsibity for … Continued

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen
21st Feb 2016

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): Al-Qaeda terrorists on Saturday morning wrested control of Ahwar, a coastal town in Yemen’s southern Abyan province, according to local witnesses. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, one Ahwar resident said that Al-Qaeda elements had “deployed … Continued

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon
20th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon

MAROUA, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s northern city of Mora, near the Nigerian border on Friday. Mindjiyawa Bakary, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, said that … Continued

US refuses to confirm YPG behind Ankara attack
19th Feb 2016

US refuses to confirm YPG behind Ankara attack

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S on Thursday would neither confirm nor deny that terrorist group YPG’s responsibility for a deadly terror attack in Ankara a day earlier. “I’m not going to speak to specific evidence … Continued

Sweden: Powerful blast hits Turkish culture association in Stockholm
18th Feb 2016

Sweden: Powerful blast hits Turkish culture association in Stockholm

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AA): An explosion rocked a Turkish cultural association building in a suburb south of Stockholm, Sweden, on Wednesday, local media reported. Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet said all the facility’s windows were blown out. Police was called to the … Continued

Turkey: 28 killed, 61 wounded following Ankara bomb attack
18th Feb 2016

Turkey: 28 killed, 61 wounded following Ankara bomb attack

ANKARA (AA): At least 28 people were killed in an explosion targeting military-owned vehicles on Wednesday evening. At least 30 of the 61 people wounded in Wednesday’s deadly bomb attack in the Turkish capital Ankara have been discharged from hospital. … Continued

Turkey: Saudi warplanes arrive in Turkey’s Incirlik base
14th Feb 2016

Turkey: Saudi warplanes arrive in Turkey’s Incirlik base

RIYADH (AA) – Saudi military jets have arrived in Turkey’s Incirlik air base in southern Adana province to carry out missions against Daesh, a Saudi military spokesman said late Saturday. Brigadier Ahmed al-Assiri told Al Arabiya television network that the … Continued

US: Teen girls killed in US high school shooting
13th Feb 2016

US: Teen girls killed in US high school shooting

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – Two 15-year-old female students were killed Friday in high school shooting in Arizona, according authorities. “Investigators aren’t looking for a shooter and have no one in custody after the shooting just outside … Continued

Nigeria: 58 killed in bombings at Internally Displaced Persons camp
12th Feb 2016

Nigeria: 58 killed in bombings at Internally Displaced Persons camp

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA): Tuesday’s suicide bombings at a displaced persons camp in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Dikwa killed 58 people and injured 78 others, Nigerian relief agency NEMA has said. “Suicide bombing suspected to be by Boko … Continued

Cameroon: Eleven killed in suicide attack in Nguetchewe
11th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Eleven killed in suicide attack in Nguetchewe

MAROUA, (AA): At least 11 people were killed after a female suicide bomber blew herself up in Cameroon’s northern city of Nguetchewe near the Nigerian border on Wednesday morning, local sources told Anadolu Agency. “Two suicide bombers visited a wake … Continued

Iraq: 10 people killed in Baghdad terror attacks
9th Feb 2016

Iraq: 10 people killed in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Saleh & Suleiman al-Qubaisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Ten people were killed in a spate of attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday. A roadside bomb went off at a police patrol in southern Baghdad, killing a … Continued

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh
8th Feb 2016

UAE ready to send troops to Syria to fight Daesh

ANKARA , Turkey, (AA): United Arab Emirates said Sunday it is ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of the international efforts to fight Daesh terrorist group. The Emirates News Agency WAM quoted the Minister of State for … Continued

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah
7th Feb 2016

Iraq: Daesh attacks kill 37 in Ramadi & Fallujah

ANBAR,(AA): Thirty-seven people were killed Saturday in Iraq in a string of terrorist attacks on security forces by Daesh. Ismail al-Mihlavi, Anbar operations commander of the Iraq, army, told Anadolu Agency that Daesh launched an offensive on three army headquarters … 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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