UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria
3rd Dec 2015

UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

LONDON (AA) – Britain is to launch airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria after the country’s parliament overwhelmingly approved plans for military action on Wednesday. The House of Commons voted by 397 votes to 223 late on Wednesday night to … Continued

Germany to boost support for int’l anti-Daesh coalition
2nd Dec 2015

Germany to boost support for int’l anti-Daesh coalition

BERLIN (AA) – German government has decided to provide additional military support to international coalition against Daesh by sending warplanes to fly reconnaissance missions, a tanker aircraft and a warship to the Middle East. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday the … Continued

NATO extends troop deployment in Afghanistan beyond 2016
2nd Dec 2015

NATO extends troop deployment in Afghanistan beyond 2016

BRUSSELS (AA) – NATO foreign ministers agreed Tuesday to extend the deployment of 12,000 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016 and provide at least $3 billion in funding to Afghan security forces until 2020. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned that NATO … Continued

Turkey: Bomb explosion injures 5 near Istanbul subway station
2nd Dec 2015

Turkey: Bomb explosion injures 5 near Istanbul subway station

ISTANBUL (AA) – A roadside pipe bomb exploded near a central Istanbul subway station Tuesday, injuring five persons, police sources said. The bomb exploded at an intersection in Bayrampasa district on the European side at around 6.00 p.m. local time (1600GMT) during … Continued

US: Shooting at Colorado clinic leaves 3 people dead
29th Nov 2015

US: Shooting at Colorado clinic leaves 3 people dead

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (AA) – Two civilians and a police officer were killed Friday when a gunman opened fire at a family-planning clinic in the western U.S. state of Colorado, according to media reports. The five-hour standoff at the Planned Parenthood clinic inColorado Springs … Continued

Nigeria: 21 killed in suicide bomb attack against Shia Muslims
28th Nov 2015

Nigeria: 21 killed in suicide bomb attack against Shia Muslims

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, (AA) – At least 21 people are feared dead and dozens more injured Friday afternoon as a suicide bomber attacked a large procession of Nigeria’s Shia members in the northwestern part of the country, according to an … Continued

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen
28th Nov 2015

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY,  (AA) – The Philippines’ military confirmed Saturday that an Indonesian national believed to be an expert bomb-maker was among eight suspected members of a Daesh-linked group killed in a clash earlier this week. The … Continued

Niger: ‘Boko Haram attack’ kills 19 in SE Niger
27th Nov 2015

Niger: ‘Boko Haram attack’ kills 19 in SE Niger

NIAMEY, (AA) – At least 19 villagers were killed and a dozen others were injured in a suspected Boko Haram attack in southeastern Niger on Wednesday night, security sources told Anadolu Agency on Thursday. Hundreds of homes were also reportedly … Continued

Tunisia: Daesh claims responsibility for Tunis suicide attack
26th Nov 2015

Tunisia: Daesh claims responsibility for Tunis suicide attack

TUNIS, (AA) – The Daesh militant group claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s deadly suicide attack in Tunis on a bus carrying Presidential Guard personnel, according to a Wednesday statement shared by the group on social-media platforms. The statement, issued on one of the group’s … Continued

Tunisia: Twelve policemen killed in Tunis bomb attack
25th Nov 2015

Tunisia: Twelve policemen killed in Tunis bomb attack

TUNIS, (AA): A bomb exploded in the capital of Tunisia on Tuesday near a police car belonging to the Tunisian presidency. Twelve police officers were killed while 17 others were injured in the blast in Tunis, according to a statement issued by the presidency. The area in which the … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in Maiduguri kills seven
23rd Nov 2015

Nigeria: Suicide bombing in Maiduguri kills seven

LAGOS, (AA) – Seven people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a center for displaced people in northern Nigeria on Sunday, local officials said. Another seven were injured in the attack in Maiduguri, according to a spokesman of a local … Continued

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism
22nd Nov 2015

Italy: Muslims rally against terrorism

ROME (AA) – Muslims held rallies across Italy on Saturday against terrorism after last Friday’s deadly terror attacks in the French capital Paris. Numerous Italians also accompanied Muslims who gathered at squares in several cities across the country –hundreds in Rome, Milan and Genoa — under the slogan “Not in my … Continued

UNSC adopts French resolution on fighting Daesh
21st Nov 2015

UNSC adopts French resolution on fighting Daesh

NEW YORK (AA) – The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a French-drafted resolution aimed at coordinating international efforts to defeat Daesh. Drafted in the wake of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the resolution calls on all able countries … Continued

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings
21st Nov 2015

Belgium raises terror level due to ‘precise’ warnings

BRUSSELS (AA) – Belgium raised the terror alert in capital Brussels to the highest level Saturday as the prime minister warned of an imminent threat. The city’s subway system was closed and heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled the streets … Continued

Mali: 22 killed in terrorist hotel siege in Bamako
21st Nov 2015

Mali: 22 killed in terrorist hotel siege in Bamako

BAMAKO, (AA):  At least 22 people, including 19 hostages and three attackers have been killed in the ongoing siege of the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako, Malian security officials said Friday. Muslim leaders from several African countries have condemned Friday’s hostage … Continued

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’
19th Nov 2015

France: Paris terror cell ‘ready to carry out other attacks’

PARIS (AA): At least two suspects were killed and eight arrested in Wednesday morning’s raid on an apartment linked to the gang behind the Paris terror attacks, the city’s chief prosecutor said. The cell had established a base in Saint-Denis, a suburb of … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in second suicide attack
19th Nov 2015

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in second suicide attack

LAGOS, (AA): Nigeria was hit by second wave of suicide bomb attacks Wednesday evening, officials said, less than 24 hours after the first attack. The blasts in state capital Kano came after 32 people were killed in the eastern town of Yola. … Continued

Yemen conflict death toll hits 5,700
19th Nov 2015

Yemen conflict death toll hits 5,700

NEW YORK (AA): Approximately 5,700 victims have been killed in Yemen since Saudi-led bombing began in mid-March, including 830 women and children, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, Johannes van der Klaauw, told reporters that Yemen … Continued

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees
17th Nov 2015

US governors threaten to bar Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AA): A number of governors on Monday threatened to bar Syrian refugees from their states, following deadly attacks in Paris in which a militant posing as a refugee has been implicated. At least 19 state governors said they would close their states to the … Continued

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills 12 people in E Afghanistan
16th Nov 2015

Afghanistan: US drone strike kills 12 people in E Afghanistan

KABUL,  (AA):  At least 12 militants, including nine foreign nationals, were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan officials said Sunday. A spokesman for Provincial Governor Ahmad Zai Abdulzai told Anadolu Agency that the drone … 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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