Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive
9th Jan 2017

Iraq: 4,500 Iraqis flee Mosul amid offensive

By Gulsen Topcu   MOSUL (AA): A total of 4,500 civilians have fled northern Iraqi city of Mosul over the past three days as government forces launched the second phase of battles to retake the city form Daesh terrorists, an … Continued

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad
8th Jan 2017

Iraq: Car bomb kills 13 civilians in Sadr city, Baghdad

By Amer al-Hassani   BAGHDAD (AA):– At least 13 civilians were killed and 50 others injured when a car bomb detonated near a public market in eastern Baghdad, according to a security source. Daesh has claimed responsibilty. The explosion hit … Continued

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz
7th Jan 2017

Syria: Car bomb kills 60 mostly civilians in Azaz

By Halit Suleyman and Ayse Aktas   AZAZ, (AA): At least 60 people were killed Saturday by a car bomb attack in Aleppo’s opposition-held Azaz district in northwestern Syria, according to a pro-opposition Syrian civil defense official. An explosive-laden vehicle … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military
7th Jan 2017

Saudi Arabia: Former Pakistani army chief to lead Islamic military

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan’s former army chief, General Raheel Sharif has been appointed as commander of the 34-nation Islamic military alliance against terrorism at its headquarters in Saudi capital Riyadh, Pakistan’s defense minister Khawaja Asif … Continued

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse
6th Jan 2017

Turkey: Turkish leaders decry terror attack at Izmir courthouse

ANKARA (AA): Turkish leaders have condemned Thursday the terrorist attack near the main courthouse in Turkey’s western coastal city of Izmir, which left a police officer and an officer of the court killed and five others injured. According to Izmir … Continued

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul
5th Jan 2017

Iraq: Massive suicide bombing kills 14 in Iraq’s Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem   NINEVEH, (AA);  At least 14 civilians were killed, including women and children, and another 32 injured in a suicide bombing that rocked Mosul on Wednesday, according to an Iraqi security source. Iraqi Federal Police officer Adnan … Continued

Iraqi forces capture strategic districts of Mosul
4th Jan 2017

Iraqi forces capture strategic districts of Mosul

By Ahmed Qassem and Ibrahim Saleh   NINEVEH,(AA): Iraqi forces on Tuesday captured a major district of Daesh-held Mosul amid an ongoing army offensive aimed at ousting the terrorist group from the northern city. “Iraqi forces have taken Mosul’s southeastern … Continued

Somalia: Twin bomb blasts in Mogadishu capital kill 8
3rd Jan 2017

Somalia: Twin bomb blasts in Mogadishu capital kill 8

By Mohammed Adam   MOGADISHU, (AA): At least eight people in Somalia were killed and 16 others wounded after twin car-bomb blasts hit a security checkpoint near the African Union’s mission headquarters and a hotel near Mogadishu’s main international airport … Continued

Iraq: 4 police killed in suicide bombing in Samarra
3rd Jan 2017

Iraq: 4 police killed in suicide bombing in Samarra

By Ali Cevad-Muhammed Abdulaziz   SAMARRA, (AA): At least four police officers were killed here in a suicide attack in Samarra, a military source told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. A pair of bombers wearing vests raided a police station and … Continued

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 7 near Najaf
2nd Jan 2017

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 7 near Najaf

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): A suicide bombing killed seven policemen and injured dozens near Iraq’s southern city of Najaf on Sunday. Three bombers blew themselves up at a security checkpoint in al-Qadisiyya, north-west of Najaf, after an exchange … Continued

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6
1st Jan 2017

Afghanistan Shia Muslim mosque blast hurts 6

By Islam Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least six people were hurt in an explosion near a mosque in western Afghanistan on Sunday evening, security sources have said. A device went off near the Imam Baqir Shia mosque in … Continued

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified
1st Jan 2017

Turkey: Victims of Istanbul terror attack identified

By Mehmet Tosun and Kemal Karadag   ANKARA (AA): Thirty-eight victims of the Istanbul nightclub attack have been identified, Turkish justice ministry sources said late on Sunday. At least 39 people, including a police officer, died after an attacker opened … Continued

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 24 in Baghdad
31st Dec 2016

Iraq: Twin bombing kills 24 in Baghdad

By Ibrahim Salih   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 24 people were killed and dozens injured in a twin bombing claimed by Daesh terrorist group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, according to security and health officials. Two bombers detonated … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12
27th Dec 2016

Nigeria: Suicide bombers at cattle market injure 12

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA): Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up Monday at the crowded cattle market in Nigeria’s northeast regional capital of Maiduguri, injuring 12 people. The bombers, both female, sneaked into Kasuwan Shanu Cattle … Continued

Philippines: 12 hurt in blast during Christmas Eve mass
25th Dec 2016

Philippines: 12 hurt in blast during Christmas Eve mass

By Hader Glang   ZAMBOANGA CITY, (AA): At least 12 people have been injured after a grenade exploded outside a Catholic church during Christmas Eve mass in the Philippines’ troubled south. Fr. Jay Virador of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, … Continued

Germany: Berlin market attacker killed in Italy
24th Dec 2016

Germany: Berlin market attacker killed in Italy

BERLIN (AA): The prime suspect of a deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin was shot dead by police in Italy on Friday, officials confirmed. Germany’s chief federal prosecutor told reporters that fingerprints sent by German officials to their … Continued

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar
18th Dec 2016

Afghanistan: 5 female airport staff killed in Kandahar

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, (AA): Gunmen killed five women who worked at the Kandahar International Airport in southern Afghanistan while they were en route to their workplace early Saturday morning, Afghan media quoting local officials said. The women … Continued

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack
18th Dec 2016

Turkey: 14 soldiers killed in central Turkey terror attack

By Ferdi Turkten, Ilhan Toprak, Tuba Karahan and Tevfik Isik   KAYSERI, (AA): A suicide car bomb attack on Saturday killed 14 soldiers and wounded 55 others in the central Turkish province of Kayseri, according to local sources. Interior Minister … Continued

Myanmar invites neighbours to discuss Rakhine/Rohingya concerns
13th Dec 2016

Myanmar invites neighbours to discuss Rakhine/Rohingya concerns

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Myanmar has invited foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations for talks in an effort to reduce regional concerns over a situation in western Rakhine State in which anything from 76 to 400 Rohingya … Continued

Egypt: Bomb blast near main cathedral in Cairo kills 25
12th Dec 2016

Egypt: Bomb blast near main cathedral in Cairo kills 25

By Hussein Qabani   CAIRO (AA): At least 25 people were killed in a bomb explosion near the main Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry. A bomb exploded inside St. Peter’s church, … 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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