Belgium: ‘Anti-terror’ tent pitched in central Brussels
2nd Apr 2016

Belgium: ‘Anti-terror’ tent pitched in central Brussels

BRUSSELS (AA) – Turkish people in Belgium have set up a tent in the center of Brussels to commemorate terror victims and condemn attacks around the world. The anti-terror tent pitched in Brussels’ Madou Square on Thursday has gathered hundreds … Continued

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack
1st Apr 2016

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack

By Magdalene Mukami. NAIROBI,  (AA) – The late Salah Farah, a Muslim from the town of Mandera in northeastern Kenya was posthumously awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior by Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta for shielding Christians during a terror … Continued

Somalia: Gunmen launch deadly attack on school vehicle, many killed
31st Mar 2016

Somalia: Gunmen launch deadly attack on school vehicle, many killed

ANKARA (AA) – Turkish, Somali and Azeri nationals were killed Wednesday when unidentified assailants targeted a school vehicle in the Somali capital. The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the “vicious” attack in Mogadishu in a statement, saying its embassy is monitoring … Continued

Shots fired at US Capitol
29th Mar 2016

Shots fired at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AA) – One man has been taken into custody after allegedly opening fire at the Capitol on Monday. On Oct. 22, 2015, Larry Dawson at a a previous incident at the Capitol yelled “I’m a prophet of God” from … Continued

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast
29th Mar 2016

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA) – Grieving Pakistanis held special prayers and memorial services on Monday to mourn the victims of Sunday’s massive suicide blast in Lahore, as expressions of solidarity poured in from around the world. A suicide … Continued

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore
28th Mar 2016

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded park in Lahore on Sunday evening, killing at least 69 people and injuring 300 others, Salman Rafiq, health minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has said. … Continued

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq
26th Mar 2016

22 Turkmen being treated in Ankara after chemical attack in Iraq

ANKARA (AA) – A total of 22 Iraqi Turkmen injured in a Daesh chemical attack earlier this month are being treated at a hospital in Ankara, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. The Iraqi Turkmen, injured in the attack on … Continued

Belgian police arrest 6 suspects over Brussels bombings
25th Mar 2016

Belgian police arrest 6 suspects over Brussels bombings

BRUSSELS (AA) – Belgian police arrested six people late Thursday as part of an investigation into Tuesday’s Brussels bombings, which killed 31 people and injured 260 others. The arrests came Thursday evening during police raids in the Brussels neighborhoods of … Continued

Turkey warned Belgium about Brussels attacker
24th Mar 2016

Turkey warned Belgium about Brussels attacker

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey deported one of the attackers involved in Tuesday’s Brussels explosions back in June 2015, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Addressing a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Turkish capital Ankara … Continued

Belgium: Police find bomb, Daesh flag in Brussels raids
23rd Mar 2016

Belgium: Police find bomb, Daesh flag in Brussels raids

[Photo: Belgian people light candles as they gather to commemorate victims of terror attack at the Place de la Bourse in Brussels, Belgium on March 22, 2016. At least 34 people were killed and more than 130 injured in multiple … Continued

Belgium: Multiple blasts in Brussels kill 34
22nd Mar 2016

Belgium: Multiple blasts in Brussels kill 34

[Photo top: Police officers stand guard around the Zaventem Airport after two explosions went off in Brussels, Belgium on March 22, 2016. Photographer: Dursun Aydemir/AA}   BRUSSELS (AA) – At least 34 people were killed and more than 100 others … Continued

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack
21st Mar 2016

Egypt: 15 Egyptian security personnel killed in Sinai attack

By Omar Azzam   CAIRO (AA): The death toll from an attack on a police checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula — responsibility for which has been claimed by a Daesh affiliate — has risen to 15, Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced … Continued

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack
20th Mar 2016

Turkey: Suicide bomber kills 4 in Istanbul terror attack

ISTANBUL (AA) – Five people, including the suicide attacker were killed and 39 others were injured in an explosion on Istanbul’s popular Istiklal Street Saturday, Turkish officials said. The White House confirmed two American citizens were among the four killed … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri
17th Mar 2016

Nigeria: Dozens feared killed in mosque bomb attack in Maiduguri

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least 24 worshippers were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at a mosque on the outskirts of the restive Nigerian city of Maiduguri early Wednesday morning, national state emergency services said. “So … Continued

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

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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