18th May 2013

Nigeria: Military blocks link roads in northern Nigeria to fish out terrorists

MAIDUGURI, (Xinhua): Residents on Friday said the special military force deployed to the restive Nigeria northeast states of Yobe and Borno cordoned off border roads linking the two states and Adamawa to prevent the Boko Haram militants from fleeing to … Continued

17th May 2013

Germany: German panel on neo-Nazi NSU terror concludes with harsh criticism of police

A panel investigating right-wing terrorism has concluded that police failed in their duties and require reform. The panel reached its conclusion after a year long review of the National Socialist Underground case. Sebastian Edathy, a Social Democrat (SPD) and the … Continued

15th May 2013

India: Govt to seek faster trial of Muslims held on terror charges

NEW DELHI, (Times of India): In what seems like a move to cater to sectional sentiments, home minister  Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said the Centre will ask states to set up fast-track courts to take up cases of Muslim youth … Continued

15th May 2013

Germany: Prosecutors cite “execution-style” murders at Munich terror trial

Prosecutors at the Munich trial of five suspects accused over a neo-Nazi group’s murder spree have cited “execution-style shootings.” Defense lawyers sought more delay, including motions to shift to a larger courtroom. Prosecutors at the Munich trial of five suspected … Continued

13th May 2013

Sweden: Woman’s flat in ruins after mystery bomb blast

What police are calling a bomb was thrown into an apartment in southern Sweden early on Monday morning, leaving parts of the flat “totally destroyed”. <a href=”http://d.thelocal.com/w/1.0/rc?ts=1fHNpZD00NjR8cmFpZD1lNWUzM2NlMy1jNWZkLTQ3Y2QtYTlhMy0zNmM0MDEwNTc5MjV8YXVpZD0yMjEzMjN8YWlkPTgxODE2MnxwdWI9MTM2MXxsaWQ9NDY4NDcyfHQ9NXxyaWQ9MDMzYzdlNTYtN2M2Yi00Y2Y0LTkwZGItZDg1NGYwZmMwYzU3fG9pZD0xMzYwMjJ8Ym09QlVZSU5HLkdVQVJBTlRFRURWT0xVTUVHT0FMfHBjPUVVUnxwPTIwMDAwMDAwMDB8YWM9RVVSfHBtPVBSSUNJTkcuRklYRUR8cnQ9MTM2ODQyNzY3MHxwcj0yMDAwMDAwMDAwfGFkdj02MDAyMg&r=http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/N6010.943588.THELOCAL.COM/B7000507;sz=300×250;ord=mqiOH249UA?”>< IMG SRC=”http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/N6010.943588.THELOCAL.COM/B7000507;sz=300×250;ord=mqiOH249UA?” BORDER=0 WIDTH=300 HEIGHT=250 ALT=”Advertisement”></A> <iframe id=”4fb36f8e4417f” name=”4fb36f8e4417f” src=”http://d.thelocal.com/w/1.0/afr?auid=221323&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE” frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” width=”300″ … Continued

8th May 2013

Al-Qa’ida urges attacks on French interests

One of the leaders of north African branch of Al-Qaeda issued a call on Tuesday for Muslims around the world to launch attacks against French interests in retaliation for France’s military intervention in Mali. A leader of Al-Qaeda in North … Continued

2nd May 2013

US: Three suspects charged for obstructing justice in Boston bombing case

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings and have been charged with obstructing justice. The April 15 attack killed three and injured more than 200. According to documents filed in a … Continued

30th Apr 2013

China: 11 more suspects captured after Xinjiang deadly attack

KASHGAR, Xinjiang, (Xinhua): Eleven runaway suspected terrorists linked to a deadly attack on April 23 in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been captured, local police sources said on Monday.   Police said that as of Sunday, they had … Continued

28th Apr 2013

US: FBI charges new suspect in ricin letter investigation

A 41-year-old Mississippi man has been charged with sending ricin-poisoned letters to US officials, including President Barack Obama. Investigators are probing whether he had links to an original suspect in the case. The suspect, Everett Dutschke, was arrested early Saturday … Continued

27th Apr 2013

US: Part of 9/11 plane’s landing gear found in NYC

NEW YORK, (Xinhua): A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has been discovered wedged between two lower Manhattan buildings, police said Friday. … Continued

24th Apr 2013

US: Authorities drop charges against ricin suspect

The US federal government has dropped charges against a man suspected of sending ricin-laced letters to several officials, including President Obama. “New information” convinced investigators to follow other leads. The Mississippi resident, Paul Kevin Curtis, was acquitted of charges on … Continued

24th Apr 2013

Canada terror accused appear in court

Two men charged over an al Qaeda plot in Canada to derail a passenger train have appeared in court. One of the suspects has labeled the allegations unfair, saying they were made on appearances. Thirty-five-year-old Raed Jaser, and his suspected … Continued

23rd Apr 2013

US: Boston Marathon bombing suspect charged by federal prosecutors

WASHINGTON,  (Xinhua):  US Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Monday the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was charged by federal prosecutors, seven days after the bombings killed three people and injured over 200.   According to the statement by … Continued

23rd Apr 2013

Canada thwarts alleged al Qa’ida terrorist plot

Canadian authorities have said they arrested terror suspects planning an attack on a commuter train. The arrests are unrelated to the Boston Marathon bombings. Monday’s press conference, held by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Toronto, revealed that an … Continued

23rd Apr 2013

Libya: French embassy in Tripoli hit by car bomb

  Graffiti against France is sprayed on a wall outside the French embassy in Tripoli on August 30, 2011   The Local: Two guards at the French embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have reportedly been wounded after a car … Continued

22nd Apr 2013

Yemen: US drone strike kills two people

Two men suspected of being al-Qaeda members were killed on Sunday in a US drone strike on a site allegedly used for training members of the Islamist network in central Yemen, a security official and witnesses said. The raid targeted … Continued

21st Apr 2013

US: Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ‘serious but stable’

The moment of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s arrest aftera   dramatic shootout with police. Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has remained in serious condition in hospital and is currently unable to communicate, officials say. When able, a top US interrogation group will question … Continued

20th Apr 2013

Russia: ‘They were set up, FBI followed them for years’, Tsarnaevs’ mother

RT: With the 24-hour manhunt for the second suspect of the Boston bombing closed, RT remembers its conversation with the parents of the Tsarnaev brothers, who claimed all along their children were set up. Zubeidat Tsarnaeva maintains her younger son … Continued

19th Apr 2013

US: One suspect in custody, another remains on the loose

Closeups of the two suspects in Bosotn marathon bombings (FBI)   By Wesley Lowery, Akilah Johnson, Eric Moskowitz and Lisa Wangsness WATERTOWN, (Boston Globe): One suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings has been captured, according to an official with knowledge … Continued

18th Apr 2013

US: FBI releases photos, video of Boston bomb suspects

By Matt Smith and Thom Patterson, CNN (CNN): The FBI on Thursday released photos and video of two men it called suspects in the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon and pleaded for public help in identifying them. The two … 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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