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

Cameroon: Bomb attack kills 9 in Far North
14th Sep 2015

Cameroon: Bomb attack kills 9 in Far North

KOLOFATA, (AA): Nine people — seven civilians and two suicide bombers — were killed on Sunday in a twin bomb attack that rocked Cameroon’s Far North region, according to a military source. Col. Issa Babtoura, deputy commander of Cameroon’s fourth military … Continued

Thailand: Muslim leader shot dead in Pattani
6th Sep 2015

Thailand: Muslim leader shot dead in Pattani

By Max Constant BANGKOK (AA): A Muslim leader in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south who had survived a previous attack was shot dead Saturday in Pattani province, according to local media. Dormeng Benjaewan, the 76-year-old imam of the Payonok Mosque in Saiburi … Continued

Yemen: 45 UAE, 5 Bahraini, 20 Saudi troops killed in Maarib
6th Sep 2015

Yemen: 45 UAE, 5 Bahraini, 20 Saudi troops killed in Maarib

By Ali Abo-Rezeg DUBAI/SANAA (AA): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun three days of national mourning after 45 of its soldiers were killed Friday evening in Yemen’s volatile Maarib province some 120 kilometers east of capital Sanaa. Other soldiers killed … Continued

Cameroon: Suspected suicide blasts in N. Cameroon leave ’30 dead’
4th Sep 2015

Cameroon: Suspected suicide blasts in N. Cameroon leave ’30 dead’

YAOUNDE, (AA): At least 30 people were killed in a suspected twin suicide bomb attack in Cameroon’s Kerawa city Thursday, a security source told Anadolu Agency. Kerawa is located in the Far North Region of Cameroon near the Nigerian border. … Continued

Yemen: IS bombs Shia Muslim mosque killing 28
3rd Sep 2015

Yemen: IS bombs Shia Muslim mosque killing 28

By Elham Asaad Buaras   London, (The Muslim News): IS [Daesh] has claimed responsibility for a suicide and car bombings that killed at least 28 worshippers at a mosque in Sana’a on September 2. However, officials in Yemen say the … Continued

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 25 in remote villages
3rd Sep 2015

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 25 in remote villages

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 25 people have been killed over the last three days in attacks by Boko Haram on two remote villages in Nigeria’s volatile Borno State, according to local sources. Earlier this week, militants … Continued

Nigeria: 56 dead in bloody Boko Haram attack
1st Sep 2015

Nigeria: 56 dead in bloody Boko Haram attack

LAGOS, (AA): At least 56 people were killed and many others were injured in a Boko Haram attack over the weekend in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, governor Kashim Shettima said. “They killed 56 people in Baanu village. As I am … Continued

Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province
28th Aug 2015

Iraq: Two Iraqi army generals killed in Anbar province

BAGHDAD (AA):  The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced that two army generals were killed on Thursday during military operations against Daesh near Ramadi, the regional capital of Anbar province. An army spokesman told Anadolu Agency that Brigadier General Sefin Abdul Mejid, chief of the … 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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