Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’
17th Mar 2016

Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): At least 19 suspected al-Shabab militants were killed when Kenyan armed forces allegedly countered an attack on a military base in the Somali city of Afmadhow on Wednesday, Kenyan military said. “Today, Kenya Defense … Continued

Pakistan: Bus bomb blast kills 15 in Peshawar
16th Mar 2016

Pakistan: Bus bomb blast kills 15 in Peshawar

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured Wednesday after a bomb exploded on a bus in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said. Police said the explosive device was planted … Continued

Belgium: Terror suspect killed in Brussels raid
16th Mar 2016

Belgium: Terror suspect killed in Brussels raid

BRUSSELS (AA) – A terrorist suspect was killed Tuesday in a police raid in Brussels linked to November’s Paris attacks, local media reported. Two others are still at large following the operation in the suburb of Forest, broadcaster RTBF said. … Continued

Ivory Coast: Gunmen attack beach resort killing 22
14th Mar 2016

Ivory Coast: Gunmen attack beach resort killing 22

ABIDJAN, (AA) – At least 22 people, including six suspected attackers were killed in an attack on a beach resort located some 40 kilometers away from Ivory Coast’s commercial city of Abidjan Sunday, government officials said. “The toll is heavy, … Continued

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara
14th Mar 2016

Turkey: Terror targets kills 34civilians in Ankara

ANKARA (AA): Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu has said the death toll from Sunday night’s car bomb attack in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood is 34 dead with 125 injured. In remarks made to the media following a security meeting chaired … Continued

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl
12th Mar 2016

Iraq: Daesh chemical attack kills two-year-old Iraqi girl

KIRKUK, Iraq (AA) – A two-year-old girl died at an Iraqi hospital on Friday after falling victim to a chlorine gas attack by the terrorist Daesh group in the northern province of Saladin. “Fatma Samir was brought to our hospital … Continued

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border
8th Mar 2016

Tunisia: 45 killed in clashes near Libyan border

By Aymen Cemli   TUNIS, (AA): At least 45 people were killed Monday in deadly clashes between Tunisian security forces and militants near the border with war-torn Libya. Armed militants attacked an army barracks and security posts at dawn in … Continued

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack
6th Mar 2016

Afghanistan: 2 Turks, 1 Afghan killed in Kabul shooting attack

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL (AA) – At least two Turkish nationals and one Afghan were killed Saturday — and two other Turkish nationals injured — when an unidentified gunman opened fire on them in Kabul, according to a local … Continued

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden
5th Mar 2016

Yemen: 16 killed in attack on hospice in Aden

By Fouad Mosaad   ADEN, (AA): Sixteen people, including four nuns, were killed and a number of others injured on Friday when unidentified assailants attacked a hospice for the elderly in Yemen’s coastal city of Aden, according to eyewitnesses and … Continued

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30
3rd Mar 2016

Syria: Car bomb targets rebel group, killing 30

DARAA,  (AA) – At least 30 people were killed Wednesday when a car bomb targeted a meeting of moderate rebel commanders in southern Syria, an opposition commander said. The attack in Quneitra province saw scores from various opposition groups wounded, … Continued

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader
3rd Mar 2016

Iraq: US commandoes capture Daesh leader

By Kasim Ileri and Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): US special forces deployed to Iraq have captured a key Daesh operative, unnamed officials told American media. The Pentagon declined to comment on the capture operation that was first reported by … Continued

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference
2nd Mar 2016

Philippines: Gunman fires on extremism conference

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA, (AA) – Two Saudi men are reported to have been injured when a gunman opened fire on a symposium on extremism in a university in the Philippines south late Tuesday. Among the injured were reported … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala
1st Mar 2016

Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 40 in Diyala

DIYALA, (AA): At least 40 people were killed Monday by a suicide bombing in eastern Iraq, according to local security sources. According to initial estimates, the attack — which targeted a funeral being held at a mosque in the town … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad
29th Feb 2016

Iraq: Twin bombings kill 70 injure 100 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA) – At least 70 people were killed and another 100 injured by twin bombings that rocked Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday afternoon. The first bomb tore through a marketplace in eastern Baghdad’s predominantly-Shia Sadr … Continued

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared
27th Feb 2016

Somalia: Bomb explosion in Mogadishu, casualties feared

By Hassan Issilow   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, (AA) – Somalia’s al-Qaeda linked Al-shabaab fighters have detonated a car bomb outside Somali Youth League (SYL) Hotel in the capital Mogadishu before storming the building, local media reported on Friday. Shabelle news … Continued

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts
24th Feb 2016

Syria: 5 years on, fighting rages on multiple fronts

ALEPPO, (AA): Syria’s multi-front civil war, now in its fifth year, is now seeing fierce clashes between Russia-backed regime forces, armed opposition groups, the Daesh terrorist group and the PYD, the terrorist PKK group’s Syrian affiliate. Clashes are currently taking … Continued

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks
23rd Feb 2016

Iraq: Five, including police chief, killed in Daesh attacks

By Suleiman al-Qubaisi & Mustafa Saadi   BAGHDAD (AA): Five people, including a police chief, were killed in a series of attacks by Daesh terrorists in Iraq on Monday. Daesh terrorists launched two offensives in eastern and western Ramadi, but … Continued

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad
22nd Feb 2016

Syria: Daesh kill 140 civilians in Homs & Baghdad

By Mohamed Misto   HOMS, (AA): At least 140 people were killed and scores injured on Sunday by twin car bombs that shook Syria’s central city of Homs and capital Baghdad according to local sources. Daesh has claimed responsibity for … Continued

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen
21st Feb 2016

Yemen: Al-Qa’ida captures coastal town in S Yemen

By Shukri Hussein   ADEN, (AA): Al-Qaeda terrorists on Saturday morning wrested control of Ahwar, a coastal town in Yemen’s southern Abyan province, according to local witnesses. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, one Ahwar resident said that Al-Qaeda elements had “deployed … Continued

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon
20th Feb 2016

Cameroon: Twenty killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon

MAROUA, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s northern city of Mora, near the Nigerian border on Friday. Mindjiyawa Bakary, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, said that … 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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