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

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132
16th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks: death toll rises to 132

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 132 after three of the 352 injured people succumbed to their wounds Sunday, said medical authorities. The Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Paris’ public hospital system, said in a statement that … Continued

Iraq: Shia Muslim Turkmen, Peshmerga clash in Tuz Khormato
16th Nov 2015

Iraq: Shia Muslim Turkmen, Peshmerga clash in Tuz Khormato

KIRKUK, (AA): Two people were killed Sunday in clashes between Shia Turkmen and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters — which have remained ongoing for the last four days — in the Tuz Khormato district of Iraq’s north-central Saladin province. According to an … Continued

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks
15th Nov 2015

France’s Muslims strongly condemn Paris attacks

PARIS (AA): Several French Muslim organizations have firmly condemned the Paris attacks that left 129 people dead and 352 injured Friday night. The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) condemned “strongly these odious and despicable attacks”. The head of CFCM, Anouar … Continued

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129
15th Nov 2015

France: Paris attacks death toll rises to 129

PARIS (AA): The death toll from the deadly gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris has risen to 129, with 352 people injured — 99 of them in critical condition — said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins late Saturday. Molins told a press briefing that the death toll … Continued

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks
14th Nov 2015

France: World leaders express shock over Paris attacks

BRUSSELS (AA): Leaders from all over the world have expressed their shock at a wave of gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris Friday night which has so far claimed the lives of well over 120 people. Daesh [IS] has issued official statement … Continued

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris
14th Nov 2015

France: Over 100 killed in terrorist attacks in Paris

PARIS (AA): Well over 100 people may have been killed in a shootout in a Paris arts center, as a wave of gun attacks and explosions rock the French capital. French media quoted police as saying late Friday that around 100 people … 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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