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

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut
16th May 2016

Yemen: Daesh suicide bombing kills 25 troops in Hadhramaut

By Mubarak Mohamed   HADHRAMAUT, (AA): At least 25 soldiers were killed on Sunday in a suicide attack — which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — in Yemen’s southern Hadhramaut province, local sources told Anadolu Agency. … Continued

Afghanistan: Taliban car-bomb kills four in Helmand
15th May 2016

Afghanistan: Taliban car-bomb kills four in Helmand

By Zabihullalh Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least four people were killed Saturday in a suicide car-bomb attack in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province that was later claimed by the Taliban, according to a local official. Provincial Police Chief Abdul … Continued

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels
15th May 2016

Nigeria: Western states back Nigeria against ‘murderous’ rebels

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): World leaders on Saturday pledged to stand with Nigeria and her neighbors against Boko Haram, a “murderous” group which requires a “sustained and comprehensive approach” to combat. They spoke in the Nigerian capital Abuja … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing
14th May 2016

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims responsibility for bombing

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA):  Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s suicide attack on a government building in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, killing three people, including the bomber. In a terse statement accompanied by a picture … Continued

Iraq: 5 killed in Abu Gharib blasts
13th May 2016

Iraq: 5 killed in Abu Gharib blasts

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – Five Iraqis were killed in suicide bombings claimed by the Daesh terrorist group in Abu Ghraib city, west of Baghdad, on Thursday. In a statement, Brigadier Gen. Saad Maan, a spokesman for the … Continued

Turkey: No common terrorism definition in EU countries
13th May 2016

Turkey: No common terrorism definition in EU countries

ANKARA (AA) – Contrary to what some might expect, European Union countries do not have a common definition of “terrorism” and “terrorist acts,” according to a new Justice Ministry report, Anadolu Agency has learned. The report researched regulations and punishment … Continued

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad
12th May 2016

Iraq: Daesh car-bombs kill 90 across Baghdad

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Wednesday’s car-bombs attack in Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr City district and elsewhere in the capital — responsibility for which has since been claimed by the Daesh terrorist group — has risen to 90, local medical … Continued

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s twin car bombings in the city of Al-Samawah in Iraq’s southern Muthanna province has risen to 36 with another 90 injured, a local medical official told Anadolu Agency. Adel … Continued

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden
29th Apr 2016

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden

WASHINGTON (AA) – A famed American journalist is convinced “more than ever” that Pakistan assisted the U.S. in killing Osama bin Laden despite official denials from both countries. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh made the remarks while speaking to Pakistani … Continued

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam
28th Apr 2016

US against sanctions for Ahrar Al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam

By Esra Kaymak Avci   WASHINGTON (AA) – The U.S. does not support placing Ahrar Al-Sham and Jaysh al-Islam on a U.N. sanction’s list, the State Department said Wednesday. “We don’t want to see that happen,” said spokesman Mark Toner … Continued

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20
28th Apr 2016

Turkey: Suicide blast in northwest Turkey kills one, injures 20

BURSA, (AA): A suicide blast killed one person and injured several others at the entrance of a historic bazaar in Bursa in northwestern Turkey Wednesday, the regional governor’s office said. 12 people detained in several provinces in Turkey on the … Continued

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack
26th Apr 2016

Iraq: Seven dead, 31 injured in bomb attack

BAGHDAD (AA) – A suicide bombing attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad left seven people dead and 31 injured Monday. According to security sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk with the media, the suicide bomber detonated himself … Continued

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks
25th Apr 2016

Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad terror attacks

By Ibrahim Salih and Suleiman al-Qubeisi   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 20 people were killed on Saturday in a spate of attacks across Iraq’s capital. A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring … Continued

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq
23rd Apr 2016

US airstrikes kills 20 civilians in 5 months in Syria, Iraq

By Kasim Ileri   WASHINGTON (AA) – U.S. airstrikes have killed at least 20 civilians and injured 11 others in Iraq and Syria between last September and early February, a defense official said Friday. However, human rights group says 380 … 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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