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

Libya: Six killed, 35 injured in shelling protesters
24th Oct 2015

Libya: Six killed, 35 injured in shelling protesters

BENGHAZI,  (AA):  At least six people were killed and 35 others were injured Friday when mortar strikes targeted a peaceful demonstration in Libya’s Benghazi, a medical source told Anadolu Agency. Protesters had gathered to speak out against the UN-held peace talks, … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh
24th Oct 2015

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh

By Aamir Latif     KARACHI, (AA): At least 22 people were killed and dozens of other people were injured in a suspected suicide blast at a Shia procession in southern Pakistan’s Sindh province Friday evening, police said. The Muslims were … Continued

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school
23rd Oct 2015

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school

BRUSSELS, Belgium, (AA) – A masked man wielding a sword killed two people and injured two others at a school in western Sweden on Thursday, local media said. The 21-year-old attacker was shot and injured by police after killing a … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 5 Shia Muslims killed in Husayniyya in Saihat
17th Oct 2015

Saudi Arabia: 5 Shia Muslims killed in Husayniyya in Saihat

RIYADH, (AA): The Daesh [IS] group claimed responsibility for Friday’s rampage attack that left five dead and nine injured in the Shia-majority province of al-Qatif in eastern Saudi Arabia. The Shia Muslims were commemmorating the martyrdom of Imam al-Husayn, grandson of Prophet … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attacks target mosques, 14 dead
17th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Suicide attacks target mosques, 14 dead

LAGOS, (AA): At least 14 people were killed in suspected suicide bomb attacks targeting two mosques in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State Thursday night, a police spokesman said on Friday morning. The attacks took place in the state’s Mulai suburb of … Continued

Turkey: 95 killed in blasts at Ankara train station
11th Oct 2015

Turkey: 95 killed in blasts at Ankara train station

ANKARA (AA): At least 95 people have been killed and 246 others wounded in Saturday’s twin bombings that targeted a peace rally in Turkish capital Ankara, the prime minister’s office has said. Forty-eight people remain in intensive care, according a statement from … Continued

Turkey: Dozens of casualties in blasts at Ankara train station
10th Oct 2015

Turkey: Dozens of casualties in blasts at Ankara train station

ANKARA (AA):  Two explosions hit Ankara train station Saturday morning leaving dozens of people dead and injured, according to sources. An Anadolu Agency correspondent at the scene said there were bodies and wounded people lying in front of the station on … Continued

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims
7th Oct 2015

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, (AA): Kenyan police were given five days on Tuesday to produce evidence against 12 Muslim clerics, local media reported. The Anti-Terror Police Unit had requested 14 days to question the men, who were arrested Sunday … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens killed in clashes between soldiers & Boko Haram
7th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Dozens killed in clashes between soldiers & Boko Haram

LAGOS (AA): At least nine soldiers and over 50 Boko Haram militants have died in heavy fighting in northeastern Nigeria, according to army sources speaking to Anadolu Agency. Insurgents attacked Goniri village in northeastern Yobe state in the early hours … Continued

Nigeria: Bomb blasts kill 15 in Abuja
4th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Bomb blasts kill 15 in Abuja

LAGOS, (AA): Multiple bomb blasts – including a suicide attack on a police station – have killed at least 15 people in Nigeria’s capital. A spokesman for the country’s NEMA relief agency said the Friday-night blasts in Nyanya and Kuje … Continued

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid
24th Sep 2015

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid

[Photo: Similar bombing of Shia Muslim mosque earlier this month of Al-Muayd Mosque in Sana’a killed more than 20 and injured dozens. Photographer: Mohammed Hamoud/AA] Sana’a, (PTI & Agencies):  A bomb attack targeting Shiite worshippers at a mosque in Yemen’s … Continued

Nigeria: Death toll from blasts in Maiduguri hits 54
22nd Sep 2015

Nigeria: Death toll from blasts in Maiduguri hits 54

By Olarewaju Kola MAIDUGURI, (AA): The death toll from Sunday’s multiple blasts in the city of Maiduguri in Nigeria’s volatile northeast has risen to 54, according to police and hospital sources. Assistant superintendent of police for the area, Victor Isuku, … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb kills 7 near presidential palace
22nd Sep 2015

Somalia: Car bomb kills 7 near presidential palace

MOGADISHU, (AA & Agencies): A car bomb exploded outside a hotel located near Somalia’s presidential palace on Monday evening killing at least seven people and injuring ten others, Interior Ministry sources have said. According to a local security official, the … Continued

Pakistan: 29 killed by terrorists at air force base
19th Sep 2015

Pakistan: 29 killed by terrorists at air force base

By Sardar Hussain   PESHAWAR, (AA): As many as 29 people, including an army captain, were killed in a Friday attack on a heavily guarded Pakistan Air Force base. Confirming the death toll, DG ISPR (Inter Services Public Relations) said Taliban gunmen … Continued

Iraq: 12 killed in two Baghdad car bomb attacks
18th Sep 2015

Iraq: 12 killed in two Baghdad car bomb attacks

BAGHDAD (AA): Twelve people were killed and 63 others were injured Thursday in two car bomb attacks in central Baghdad, a police source said. “Eight civilians were killed and 25 others were injured when a car bomb went off in … Continued

Iraq: Eight people killed in Baghdad, Diyala
14th Sep 2015

Iraq: Eight people killed in Baghdad, Diyala

BAGHDAD (AA): Eight people were killed on Saturday and another 22 injured in separate attacks in Iraq’s violence-plagued Baghdad and Diyala provinces, according to local security sources. “One police officer was killed and three others injured when unidentified attackers hurled … 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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