Mali: 22 killed in terrorist hotel siege in Bamako
21st Nov 2015

Mali: 22 killed in terrorist hotel siege in Bamako

BAMAKO, (AA):  At least 22 people, including 19 hostages and three attackers have been killed in the ongoing siege of the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako, Malian security officials said Friday. Muslim leaders from several African countries have condemned Friday’s hostage … Continued

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’
19th Nov 2015

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’

PARIS (AA): At least two suspects were killed and eight arrested in Wednesday morning’s raid on an apartment linked to the gang behind the Paris terror attacks, the city’s chief prosecutor said. The cell had established a base in Saint-Denis, a suburb of … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in second suicide attack
19th Nov 2015

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in second suicide attack

LAGOS, (AA): Nigeria was hit by second wave of suicide bomb attacks Wednesday evening, officials said, less than 24 hours after the first attack. The blasts in state capital Kano came after 32 people were killed in the eastern town of Yola. … Continued

Yemen conflict death toll hits 5,700
19th Nov 2015

Yemen conflict death toll hits 5,700

NEW YORK (AA): Approximately 5,700 victims have been killed in Yemen since Saudi-led bombing began in mid-March, including 830 women and children, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Johannes van der Klaauw, told reporters that Yemen … Continued

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees
17th Nov 2015

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AA): A number of governors on Monday threatened to bar Syrian refugees from their states, following deadly attacks in Paris in which a militant posing as a refugee has been implicated. At least 19 state governors said they would close their states to the … Continued

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills 12 people in E Afghanistan
16th Nov 2015

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills 12 people in E Afghanistan

KABUL,  (AA):  At least 12 militants, including nine foreign nationals, were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan officials said Sunday. A spokesman for Provincial Governor Ahmad Zai Abdulzai told Anadolu Agency that the drone … Continued

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132
16th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 132 after three of the 352 injured people succumbed to their wounds Sunday, said medical authorities. The Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris’ public hospital system, said in a statement that … Continued

Iraq: Shia Muslim Turkmen, Peshmerga clash in Tuz Khormato
16th Nov 2015

Iraq: Shia Muslim Turkmen, Peshmerga clash in Tuz Khormato

KIRKUK, (AA): Two people were killed Sunday in clashes between Shia Turkmen and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters — which have remained ongoing for the last four days — in the Tuz Khormato district of Iraq’s north-central Saladin province. According to an … Continued

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks
15th Nov 2015

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

PARIS (AA): Several French Muslim organizations have firmly condemned the Paris attacks that left 129 people dead and 352 injured Friday night. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) condemned “strongly these odious and despicable attacks”. The head of CFCM, Anouar … Continued

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129
15th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 129, with 352 people injured — 99 of them in critical condition — said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins late Saturday. Molins told a press briefing that the death toll … Continued

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks
14th Nov 2015

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS (AA): Leaders from all over the world have expressed their shock at a wave of gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris Friday night which has so far claimed the lives of well over 120 people. Daesh [IS] has issued official statement … Continued

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris
14th Nov 2015

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris

PARIS (AA): Well over 100 people may have been killed in a shootout in a Paris arts center, as a wave of gun attacks and explosions rock the French capital. French media quoted police as saying late Friday that around 100 people … Continued

Lebanon: 43 people killed as twin blasts rock S Beirut
14th Nov 2015

Lebanon: 43 people killed as twin blasts rock S Beirut

 BEIRUT, (AA): Daesh claimed responsibility for the twin blasts that killed at least 43 people and injured 239 others in Beirut on Thursday evening. The explosions shook the Lebanese capital’s southern Burg al-Bragna neighborhood. The casualty toll was confirmed by … Continued

Iraq: Six dead, 24 injured in Baghdad explosions
10th Nov 2015

Iraq: Six dead, 24 injured in Baghdad explosions

BAGHDAD (AA): Six people were killed and 24 others were injured Monday in several explosions that rocked the Iraqi capital, a police source told Anadolu Agency. The source said that two pro-government fighters were killed and three others were injured … Continued

Afghanistan: 25 Daesh fighters killed in E Afghanistan
9th Nov 2015

Afghanistan: 25 Daesh fighters killed in E Afghanistan

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL, (AA):  At least 25 fighters affiliated with the Daesh militant group were killed Saturday night in an operation carried out by Afghan security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan officials said Monday. The operation … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan
2nd Nov 2015

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least four passengers were killed and another 10 wounded Sunday when a bomb was detonated by remote control along a railway line in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, which shares borders with both Iran and … Continued

Pakistan: 13 killed in election violence in Faisalabad
1st Nov 2015

Pakistan: 13 killed in election violence in Faisalabad

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A deadly clash between two rival political groups during the local bodies elections in southern Pakistan has left 12 people dead and 15 others wounded on Saturday, police said. Another person died in election-related … Continued

UK: Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’
26th Oct 2015

UK: Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

LONDON (AA): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has apologized for “mistakes” made in the 2003 invasion of Iraq in an interview to be broadcast Monday. Blair also acknowledged for the first time a link between the war and the … Continued

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27
24th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27

MAIDUGURI, (AA): A bomb blast has hit a central mosque in Nigeria’s northeast Yola town, killing at least 27 persons and injuring 96 others, an official of the country’s relief agency has said. “A total of 27 people died while 96 … Continued

Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87
24th Oct 2015

Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA,  (AA): A triple bomb blast at a Shia Muslim gathering in Bangladesh left one person dead and 87 injured in the early hours of Saturday in capital Dhaka. The attack took place at Hussaini … 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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