13th Apr 2015

Libya: ‘Islamic State’ claims embassy attacks

  [South Korean embassy in Libya]   The ‘Islamic State’ (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for attacks on the South Korean and Moroccan embassies in Libya. The offenses came within hours of each other as the US and Europe … Continued

12th Apr 2015

Kenya: Iran shared with Kenyan authorities intelligence on terror attacks

    Kenya: Police and other security personnel received specific intelligence reports ahead of the Garissa attacks that claimed 148 lives of university students, The Standard on Sunday can authoritatively report. According to our sources, the  Iranian government supplied intelligence … Continued

12th Apr 2015

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 33 people in Anbar province

RAMADI, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militants executed 33 people, including women and children, near the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said on Saturday. The IS militants captured the 33 … Continued

11th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 20 labourers in Turbat

    QUETTA, (The New): At least 20 people were killed and three others injured when terrorists opened fire on a labour camp in Balochistan’s Turbat area in the early hours of Saturday.   The murdered labourers belonged to Sindh … Continued

10th Apr 2015

Syria: Ban Ki-moon: ‘Massacre unfolding in Yarmouk refugee camp’

  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for an immediate action in Yarmouk to prevent an impending massacre. The Palestinian camp in Syria was overrun by “Islamic State” (“IS”) jihadists earlier this month. Ban Ki-Moon described the Palestinian refugee camp … Continued

8th Apr 2015

Yemen: Saudi airstrikes hit school, killing 3, injuring many students

(CNN & Agencies): Yemeni officials said Saudi airstrikes targeting a military base on Tuesday hit a nearby school, killing three, injuring at least a half dozen students. A humanitarian crisis was unfolding in Yemen, aid workers said, adding that at … Continued

7th Apr 2015

Nigeria: 24 killed, dozens injured in Boko Haram attack

ABUJA, (Xinhua): At least 24 people were killed in the latest attack by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, a medical source said Monday. Dozens of other injured were also rushed to the state-run General Hospital in Biu … Continued

6th Apr 2015

Kenyan authorities under fire over university massacre response

  Many Kenyans want answers as to why police and security units were unable to put a stop to the Garissa University massacre more quickly. Security has been stepped up around the country, particularly at Easter services. Churches in Kenya … Continued

6th Apr 2015

Syria: 2,000 civilians evacuated from Yarmouk

  [Photo: An UNRWA photo shows Yarmouk camp in 2014]   After the Islamic State extremists seized the majority of Yarmouk, around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the camp. Meanwhile, the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra front has claimed neutrality in the battle. … Continued

5th Apr 2015

Libya: Suicide bomb kills 6 people in Misrata

  TRIPOLI,(Xinhua): Six people were killed and dozens others injured in a suicide bomb on Sunday in Libya’s northwestern city of Misrata, security sources said. A man detonated a car bomb at Sdada checkpoint, southeast of the coastal city, a … Continued

4th Apr 2015

Kenya: World offers to help fight terror

[A relative of the victims of the Garissa University College terror attack is overcome by grief at Chiromo Funeral Parlour, Friday. [PHOTO: BEVERLYNE MUSILI/STANDARD]] [Daily Nation/Standard Digital]: International outrage continued to flow in yesterday over the Thursday massacre of 147 … Continued

3rd Apr 2015

Kenya: 147 killed in terrorist attack on Garissa University in N Kenya

  [Photo: A woman is rescued from a building on April 2 after government soldiers assaulted Islamic militants holding hostages at Garissa University in Garissa, Kenya]   By Kibiwott Koross   [Standard Digital News]: President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed terrorists would … Continued

2nd Apr 2015

Kenya: Two killed in Garissa University College attack by gunmen

By ABDIMALIK HAJIR   [Daily Nation/CNN] : Two guards were killed and several people injured after gunmen attacked Garissa University College on Thursday morning. Kenya Red Cross officials say two policemen and a student were injured by the attackers and … Continued

31st Mar 2015

Yemen: Saudi airstrikes kills 40 civilians in refugee camp

  An airstrike in the northwest of Yemen has killed at least 40 civilians in a camp for displaced people, and injuring many more. A Saudi-led coalition has been pounding Shi’a Muslim Houthi rebels positions for days. The UN said the … Continued

30th Mar 2015

Tunisia: Amid peace march, suspected Bardo attack leader killed

  As tens of thousands of Tunisians marched against extremism, authorities said the leader of a group suspected of carrying out the attack on tourists at the Bardo Museum had been killed in an anti-terrorist operation. Tunisian Prime Minister Habib … Continued

29th Mar 2015

Syria: Idlib capital falls to al Qa’ida terrorists

  The Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda has assumed control of Idlib, the second provincial capital lost by the government, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. This followed days of heavy fighting. “Al-Nusra Front and its allies have … Continued

28th Mar 2015

Somalia: Al-Shabab terroritsts attack luxury hotel in Mogadishu

  [Security comb Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel for terrorists]   Al Qaeda affiliated Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab stormed the Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel on Friday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens of others. Security forces attempted to gain control of … Continued

27th Mar 2015

Yemen: Saudi Arabia airstrikes civilians

RT/IRIN: Saudi Arabian forces, joined by nine other countries, have launched a military operation in Yemen against Shiite Houthi rebels, the Saudi ambassador to the US said. The offensive, which started with airstrikes, will also involve “other military assets.” According … Continued

21st Mar 2015

Syria: Twin blasts target Kurdish New Year’s Eve festivities

  Twin bombings have targeted Syria’s Kurdish minority as it prepares to ring in the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. Observers believe “IS” was the culprit given its recent losses to Kurdish fighters. In the early hours … Continued

21st Mar 2015

Yemen: 140 Shia Muslims killed in mosque bombings

  There are reports of up to 142 people having been killed in twin suicide bombings at mosques in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Friday. An unverified claim of responsibility has been made by extremist group Islamic State. Authorities say at … Continued

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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