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India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium
13th Apr 2018

Somalia: Blast kills 5 at football stadium

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack
3rd Apr 2018

Nigeria: Over a dozen killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

By Rafiu Ajakaye and Olarewaju Kola   LAGOS/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Over a dozen people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in villages in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Monday. Army spokesman Onyema Nwachukwu said 15 people, including a … Continued

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty
29th Mar 2018

Canada: Quebec mosque killer changes plea to guilty

  By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Alexandre Bissonnette admitted Wednesday he is gunman who shot and killed six men during prayer at a Quebec City mosque last year. Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty Monday in front of … Continued

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country
25th Mar 2018

Iraq: Seven killed in attacks across the country

By Zeynep Tufekci   BAGHDAD (AA): Seven people were killed in attacks across Iraq including the country’s capital city Baghdad early Sunday. Iraqi information security center affiliated to the Iraqi army said that four civilians of a family were killed … Continued

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people
23rd Mar 2018

Somalia: Car suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu kills 14 people

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 14 people were killed and more than six wounded when a car bomb exploded on the busiest street in Somalia’s capital Thursday, according to a security official. Somalia’s Internal Security Ministry … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65
22nd Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide blast in Kabul capital kills 31, injures 65

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suicide blast in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 31 people, officials and local media reported. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed a suicide bomber … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9
10th Mar 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide attack by Daesh targets Shia Muslim community in Kabul, kills 9

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least nine people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a suicide attack in capital Kabul on Friday, according to officials and local media reports. Nusrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman for … Continued

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians
2nd Mar 2018

Somalia: Suicide and mortar attacks outside & inside Mogadishu kill 6 civilians

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least three people were killed and three others were wounded when a suicide car bomb blast targeted a security checkpoint in Sinka Dher, outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, police … Continued

Somalia: Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Mogadishu
25th Feb 2018

Somalia: Death toll rises to 29 in twin bombings in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane and Hassan Istilla   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded after double car bomb blasts rocked the Somalia capital on Friday evening, emergency officials said Saturday. The first bomb went off … Continued

Dagestan: 5 women killed, 4 injured in Orthodox Church shooting
19th Feb 2018

Dagestan: 5 women killed, 4 injured in Orthodox Church shooting

MOSCOW (AA & The Muslim News): A gunman opened fire at a festival in Russia’s northern Caucasus Republic of Dagestan on Sunday, killing five women and injuring four — including two police officers — said Russia’s Interior Ministry. The unidentified … Continued

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State
17th Feb 2018

Nigeria: 21 killled in multiple suicide bombings in Borno State

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA) – At least 21 people were killed and 22 others injured in multiple suicide bombings at a local market in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, police said Saturday. Three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers infiltrated … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district
4th Feb 2018

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 11 security personnel, including an army officer, were killed and 13 others injured on Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military camp in the Swat district of … Continued

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul
29th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Five soldiers killed in Daesh attack on military academy in Kabul

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABU, Afghanistan (AA): At least four attackers armed with heavy arms attacked the Marshal Fahem Military Academy in the Afghan capital Kabul before dawn on Monday, an official confirmed. Five soldiers were killed and 10 … Continued

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders
27th Jan 2018

Canada marks anniversary of Quebec mosque murders

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Four days of events began Friday in various cities in Canada to mark the first anniversary of the tragic shootings at a Quebec City mosque. The Jan. 29, 2017 shootings during evening prayers … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 17
27th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 17

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A powerful suicide car bombing at the entrance of a government compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed 17 and injured over 100 people according to eyewitness and official accounts. … Continued

Mali: 28 killed in 2 separate attacks
26th Jan 2018

Mali: 28 killed in 2 separate attacks

  (AA):  At least 28 people, including two Malian soldiers, were killed and several others injured in two separate attacks in Central Mali on Thursday, according to Malian media Friday. In the first incident, 26 people, including women and children … Continued

Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque
25th Jan 2018

Turkey: Two killed, 6 injured in rocket attack from Syria on mosque

By Ridvan Korkulutas   KILIS, Turkey (AA): Two civilians were killed and six injured, when a rocket fired by PYD/PKK terrorists from Syria struck a mosque in the Turkish border province of Kilis on Wednesday, according to the provincial governor. … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on British charity in Jalalabad kills two
25th Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Suicide attack on British charity in Jalalabad kills two

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least two people were killed and 10 others wounded Wednesday when a suicide car bomber targeted an office of the British charity Save the Children in eastern Nangarhar province’s city of … Continued

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries
23rd Jan 2018

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. reportedly began to implement tougher cargo screening measures for inbound flights from five Muslim-majority flights Monday amid terrorism concerns. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the … 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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