Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul
1st Nov 2016

Iraqi army, allies retake 5 more villages near Mosul

By Ibrahim Saleh and Ahmed Qasim   BAGHDAD (AA): The Iraqi army and its allies on Monday announced the recapture of five more villages near the northern city of Mosul, according to official statements. The assertions come hours after the … Continued

Iraqi army takes 2 more villages from Daesh
31st Oct 2016

Iraqi army takes 2 more villages from Daesh

By Ahmed Qasim and Ibrahim Salih   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Iraqi forces have captured two more villages near the northern city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists, according to an Iraqi army officer. Ahmed al-Shemari, a captain in the Iraqi army’s … Continued

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event
30th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least five Shia Muslims, including a woman, were killed and 11 others injured when gunmen opened fire on a congregation in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi on Saturday, police said. The incident, the latest … Continued

Libya: Car-bomb kills 3 in Benghazi
30th Oct 2016

Libya: Car-bomb kills 3 in Benghazi

By Moataz al-Majbari   BENGHAZI, (AA): A car-bomb explosion killed three people, including a political activist, and injured 21 others in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi late Saturday, according to Libyan medics. Among those killed in the attack in the … Continued

Somalia: Several killed in suicide car bomb attack
26th Oct 2016

Somalia: Several killed in suicide car bomb attack

MOGADISHU, (AA): Several people were killed in a car bomb attack Tuesday on a military camp of Djiboutian forces in Somalia, official sources told Anadolu Agency. The attack occurred near the town of Beledweyne, capital of the Hiran province in … Continued

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul
25th Oct 2016

Iraqi forces capture strategic town near Mosul

By Jamal Badrani   NINEVEH, (AA): The Iraqi army Monday recaptured from Daesh the Christian town of Qaraqosh near Mosul, according to an army officer. “The Iraqi joint forces have carried out combing operations in the town, which was totally … Continued

Pakistan: Armed militias raid police center in Quetta, killing 59
25th Oct 2016

Pakistan: Armed militias raid police center in Quetta, killing 59

By Yusuf Hatip   ISLAMABAD (AA): At least 59 cadets and guards were killed and 120 wounded Monday when gunmen attacked a police training center in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, authorities said. At least six heavily armed terrorists, wearing suicide vests, … Continued

Iraqi forces take another 9 villages northeast of Mosul
24th Oct 2016

Iraqi forces take another 9 villages northeast of Mosul

By Ali Cevad   MOSUL, (AA): Iraqi forces recaptured nine villages northeast of Mosul on a wide-ranging military campaign to retake the city from the Daesh terrorist group, according to a statement from the Iraqi military on Sunday. Joint forces … Continued

Uganda trial probes killings of 2 Muslim scholars
20th Oct 2016

Uganda trial probes killings of 2 Muslim scholars

By Halima Athumani   KAMPALA, (AA): A trial court in the capital Kampala on Wednesday heard a forensic pathologist’s testimony about how two senior Muslim clerics were gunned down “at very close range” in 2013 and 2015, stoking tensions in … Continued

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque
15th Oct 2016

US: 3 charged with bomb plot on Muslims, mosque

NEW YORK (AA): Three members of an anti-Muslim militia on Friday faced charges of conspiring to detonate explosives at an apartment complex where members of a local Somali community reside in the state of Kansas. “These charges are based on … Continued

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack
12th Oct 2016

Afghanistan: 14 Shia Muslims killed, 36 wounded in Ashura attack

By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, (AA): At least 14 people were killed and 36 others wounded when a gunman attacked a Shia Muslim shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said Tuesday. Police also said two grenades had been detonated … Continued

Yemen: 140 mourners killed, dozens injured by Saudi-led airstrikes
8th Oct 2016

Yemen: 140 mourners killed, dozens injured by Saudi-led airstrikes

Yemeni security officials say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners in the capital, Sana’a on Saturday. More than 140 people are reported to have died and dozens injured. The funeral was held … Continued

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan
7th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan

Express Tribune & AA:  At least five people were killed and 19 others injured on Friday when two bombs exploded near Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express in Machh area of Bolan district, Baluchistan. Earlier on Tuesday four Shia women were killed when … Continued

Turkey: Blast near police station in Istanbul injures 10 people
7th Oct 2016

Turkey: Blast near police station in Istanbul injures 10 people

ISTANBUL (AA): The suspected PKK terrorist who detonated a bomb-laden motorcycle that injured nearly a dozen victims in Istanbul has been captured, a security source said Friday. The suspect was caught with a fake ID card at a security check … Continued

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead
4th Oct 2016

Syria: Bombing turns wedding into funeral, 20 dead

Halit Suleyman   ALEPPO, (AA): At least 20 people died and 55 others were wounded in a suicide attack that hit a wedding hall in civil war-torn Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakah, Syria’s state news agency SANA said Monday, citing … Continued

Egypt: Car bombing kills 3 in Sinai
3rd Oct 2016

Egypt: Car bombing kills 3 in Sinai

By Khaled el-Geyoshi   CAIRO (AA):  A car bombing killed three civilians in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, according to a local security source. A bomb-laden government vehicle blew up in the northern Sinai city of Arish, the source … Continued

Somalia: Car bomb blast kills 5 in Mogadishu
2nd Oct 2016

Somalia: Car bomb blast kills 5 in Mogadishu

By Mohamed Adam   MOGADISHU, (AA): Five people have been killed and six others wounded Saturday afternoon in a suicide car bomb attack targeting a Mogadishu restaurant near a Somali national intelligence and security agency facility. Banaadir — in which … Continued

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000
29th Sep 2016

Iraq: US to raise number of advisors to 8,000

By Arif Yusuf   BAGHDAD (AA): Washington will increase the number of its advisors in Iraq in line with a request by Baghdad, according to an Iraqi government statement issued Wednesday. “The reason for the increase of U.S. advisors in … Continued

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State
27th Sep 2016

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA): Eight soldiers and 25 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in two separate encounters in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state on Sunday as government troops intensified operations to clear the insurgency from the region, according to … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad
26th Sep 2016

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad

By Ali Jawwad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed eight people and injured dozens in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, according to police and medical sources. A bomber detonated his explosive vest near a school in Al-Iskan district … 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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