US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill
13th Jun 2016

US: Ex-wife of Orlando shooter says he was mentally ill

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The shooter authorities say is responsible for the deadliest-ever shooting in the U.S. was “unstable and mentally ill”, his ex-wife said Sunday. “In the beginning he was a normal being that cared about family, … Continued

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting
12th Jun 2016

US: 53 dead, 50 injured in Orlando club shooting

NEW YORK (AA) – At least 53 people are dead and 50 injured following what many are calling the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, Orlando, Florida, officials confirmed Sunday. The shooter has been identified by Congressman Alan Grayson as … Continued

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh
12th Jun 2016

Libya: 12 Libyan troops killed in fighting Daesh

By Jabbour Dokn   SIRTE, (AA): At least 12 troops from Libya’s UN-backed unity government were killed and 40 wounded during battles with the Daesh militant group in the northern city of Sirte on Friday, a medical official said. Abdul … Continued

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district
11th Jun 2016

Syria: 8 killed, 25 wounded in two blasts in Sayyida Zainab district

By Halit Suleyman   DAMASCUS (AA): Twin blasts in a Damascus suburb have killed eight people and injured 25 others on Saturday, according to the Syrian official news agency (SANA). The agency reported that the first attack was by a … Continued

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts
9th Jun 2016

Iraq: Muslim leader urges Baghdad not to open anti-Daesh fronts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): A Shia Muslim leader has called on the Iraqi government not open up any new fronts in the battle against Daesh until all members of the terrorist group are expunged from the western city … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20
8th Jun 2016

Iraq: Daesh car bomb in Karbala kills 8, injures 20

By Ali Jawad BAGHDAD (AA) – At least eight people were killed and another 20 injured by a bomb that went off Tuesday in a residential district of Iraq’s southern city of Karbala, according to witnesses. Daesh has claimed responsibility … Continued

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries
7th Jun 2016

Turkey: Blast hits historic Istanbul district, 2 killed, many injuries

ISTANBUL (AA) – An early morning explosion in Istanbul’s historic Beyazit area has killed two people and caused an unconfirmed number of injuries Tuesday. The blast in the Beyazit Vezneciler district on the city’s European side damaged nearby shops and … Continued

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah
7th Jun 2016

Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Daesh-held Fallujah

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): A mass grave containing the remains of 400 people was found in the western city of Fallujah, an Iraqi officer has said. “The mass grave was uncovered in northern Fallujah as security forces were … Continued

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack
6th Jun 2016

Afghanistan: Lawmaker among 3 killed in Kabul bomb attack

By Mohammad Fahim Abed   KABUL (AA): An Afghan lawmaker, Sher Wali Wardak, and his two guards were killed in a bomb attack outside the deputy’s house in the Afghan capital Kabul Sunday afternoon, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. … Continued

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege
6th Jun 2016

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in northern Tanzania said late Sunday they had killed three men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a mosque last month. Regional Police Commander Ahmed Msangi said the three “gangsters” … Continued

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim
3rd Jun 2016

US college shooter’s ‘kill list’ reveals second victim

NEW YORK (AA) – A woman found fatally shot inside her home in Minnesota was on a “kill list” of the shooter the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), police said Thursday. The female victim was identified by the Los Angeles … Continued

Iraq: Taking casualties, Iraq army, allies push into Fallujah
1st Jun 2016

Iraq: Taking casualties, Iraq army, allies push into Fallujah

By Suleyman al-Qubeisi   ANBAR, (AA): Three Iraqi troops were killed Tuesday amid ongoing efforts to capture the city of Fallujah in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a local police official. Anbar Police Captain … Continued

Turkey: 4 dead in bomb attack in SE Turkey
31st May 2016

Turkey: 4 dead in bomb attack in SE Turkey

By Soner Kilinc   SIRNAK, (AA): At least four people have been killed in southeastern Turkey in an improvised bomb attack Monday. Explosives were detonated by terrorists as an armored police vehicle passed in Silopi district of Sirnak province, the … Continued

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad
27th May 2016

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA): Six Iraqi army and police personnel were killed Thursday in an attack north of Baghdad, a police officer said. Major General Nadir al-Janabi told Anadolu Agency that a joint force from the army and … Continued

Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants
25th May 2016

Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): The Kenyan military announced Wednesday that it had killed 21 al-Shabaab militants who had ambushed their convoy, which was headed for the town of Tabda, located in the southern Lower Juba region in Somalia. … Continued

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack
25th May 2016

Afghanistan: 10 killed in suicide bomb attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna KABUL (AA & AP): At least 10 people were killed and three others were wounded on Wednesday morning after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives on the outskirts of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, security officials said.The Taliban has … Continued

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh
24th May 2016

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh

By Ibrahim Saleh   BAGHDAD (AA) – Iraqi forces have captured 12 districts of Fallujah only hours after the launch of a military campaign aimed at retaking the city from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a local security source. … Continued

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque
21st May 2016

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Muslims in Tanzania’s northern Mwanza city fear for their lives following Wednesday deadly hacking of worshippers inside a mosque, head of a Muslim body said Friday. Imam Feruz Ismail, aged 27, and two … Continued

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte
20th May 2016

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte

By Seif al-Din al-Trabulsi   TRIPOLI, (AA): At least 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing near Libya’s northern city of Sirte. A Daesh terrorist on Wednesday detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at government forces 90 kilometers (56 miles) west … Continued

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad
16th May 2016

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 18 people were killed and another 32 injured on Sunday when a suicide car-bomb rocked Baghdad’s northern Taji district. Police Lieutenant Miqdam Mohamad of the Taji Security Complex told Anadolu Agency … 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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