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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

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15
29th Aug 2017

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15

By Haydar Hadi and Ameer al-Sadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 11 people were killed Monday when an explosive device went off in a public shopping area in capital Baghdad, according to local security sources. The bomb tore through eastern … Continued

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul
26th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 30 people during Friday prayers in Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 30 civilians, including women and children were killed and 40 injured in a terrorist attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, according to the … Continued

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

By Walid Abdullah   TRIPOLI, Libya (AA): At least 14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in a Daesh attack in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to a Libyan military source. Without elaborating, the source … Continued

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

By Ali Jawad and Mohamed Walid   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture the predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh … Continued

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

By Emre Gurkan Abay   MOSCOW (AA) – Russian airstrikes destroyed a column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Monday. More than 200 terrorists and 20 vehicles … Continued

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan
21st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The UN mission Sunday verified allegations that the Taliban and local self-proclaimed Daesh terrorists killed civilians in an attack in northern Afghanistan earlier this month. On Aug. 3, militants stormed the Mirza Olang … Continued

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack
18th Aug 2017

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack

By Cansu Dikme Anadolu Agency: At least 13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona Thursday. Hours after the terrorist attack in Barcelona, five suspected terrorists were … Continued

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

– Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state UPDATES WITH TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTRY’S STATEMENT By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 16 people were killed and 82 others injured … Continued

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl
15th Aug 2017

France: Car rams pizzeria near Paris, killing young girl

By Murat Unlu   PARIS (AA): A 13-year-old girl was killed and 12 others were injured when a man drove his car into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria east of Paris, officials said late Monday. Speaking to French broadcaster … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security forces. … Continued

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou
14th Aug 2017

Burkina Faso: Turkish restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Ouagadougou

By Alpha Kamara   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others injured in an attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital, police said Monday. Two terrorist attackers have been killed by security … Continued

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’
14th Aug 2017

US: Trump adviser: any attack to cause fear ‘is terrorism’

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The suspect in a fatal car attack on a group of people protesting a white supremacist rally, may have been involved in domestic terrorism, President Donald Trump’s national security advisor suggested Sunday. “Anytime that … Continued

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta
13th Aug 2017

Pakistan: Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed and some 40 injured, eight of the wounded were in critical condition, in a suicide attack on an army vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday night, according … Continued

Philippines: Military kills terrorists in gunfights
10th Aug 2017

Philippines: Military kills terrorists in gunfights

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): Philippine military forces continued their offensive against Daesh-linked terror groups in Marawi on Thursday, the military said. Capt. Jo-Ann Petinglay, spokesperson for the Armed Forces Western Mindanao Command, told Anadolu Agency at … Continued

Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat
2nd Aug 2017

Afghanistan: 29 dead in suicide attack on Shia Muslim mosque in Herat

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – At least 29 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suspected suicide bomber struck a Shia Muslim mosque in western Herat province Tuesday evening, according to a hospital official. … Continued

Afghanistan: Daesh terrorists attack Iraqi embassy in Kabul
1st Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Daesh terrorists attack Iraqi embassy in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul was attacked Monday by Daesh terrorists with a heavy blast followed by dark smoke and gunfire. Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish told Anadolu … Continued

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers
31st Jul 2017

Somalia: al-Shabaab attack kills 11 soldiers

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 11 soldiers were killed and several others injured when al-Shabaab militants attacked a military convoy in a village southwest of capital Mogadishu, officials said Sunday. Earlier on SUnday, at last five … 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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