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

Lebanon: 43 people killed as twin blasts rock S Beirut
14th Nov 2015

Lebanon: 43 people killed as twin blasts rock S Beirut

 BEIRUT, (AA): Daesh claimed responsibility for the twin blasts that killed at least 43 people and injured 239 others in Beirut on Thursday evening. The explosions shook the Lebanese capital’s southern Burg al-Bragna neighborhood. The casualty toll was confirmed by … Continued

Iraq: Six dead, 24 injured in Baghdad explosions
10th Nov 2015

Iraq: Six dead, 24 injured in Baghdad explosions

BAGHDAD (AA): Six people were killed and 24 others were injured Monday in several explosions that rocked the Iraqi capital, a police source told Anadolu Agency. The source said that two pro-government fighters were killed and three others were injured … Continued

Afghanistan: 25 Daesh fighters killed in E Afghanistan
9th Nov 2015

Afghanistan: 25 Daesh fighters killed in E Afghanistan

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL, (AA):  At least 25 fighters affiliated with the Daesh militant group were killed Saturday night in an operation carried out by Afghan security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province, Afghan officials said Monday. The operation … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan
2nd Nov 2015

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least four passengers were killed and another 10 wounded Sunday when a bomb was detonated by remote control along a railway line in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, which shares borders with both Iran and … Continued

Pakistan: 13 killed in election violence in Faisalabad
1st Nov 2015

Pakistan: 13 killed in election violence in Faisalabad

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A deadly clash between two rival political groups during the local bodies elections in southern Pakistan has left 12 people dead and 15 others wounded on Saturday, police said. Another person died in election-related … Continued

UK: Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’
26th Oct 2015

UK: Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

LONDON (AA): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has apologized for “mistakes” made in the 2003 invasion of Iraq in an interview to be broadcast Monday. Blair also acknowledged for the first time a link between the war and the … Continued

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27
24th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Another mosque blast in Borno state kills 27

MAIDUGURI, (AA): A bomb blast has hit a central mosque in Nigeria’s northeast Yola town, killing at least 27 persons and injuring 96 others, an official of the country’s relief agency has said. “A total of 27 people died while 96 … Continued

Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87
24th Oct 2015

Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA,  (AA): A triple bomb blast at a Shia Muslim gathering in Bangladesh left one person dead and 87 injured in the early hours of Saturday in capital Dhaka. The attack took place at Hussaini … Continued

Libya: Six killed, 35 injured in shelling protesters
24th Oct 2015

Libya: Six killed, 35 injured in shelling protesters

BENGHAZI,  (AA):  At least six people were killed and 35 others were injured Friday when mortar strikes targeted a peaceful demonstration in Libya’s Benghazi, a medical source told Anadolu Agency. Protesters had gathered to speak out against the UN-held peace talks, … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh
24th Oct 2015

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh

By Aamir Latif     KARACHI, (AA): At least 22 people were killed and dozens of other people were injured in a suspected suicide blast at a Shia procession in southern Pakistan’s Sindh province Friday evening, police said. The Muslims were … Continued

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school
23rd Oct 2015

Sweden: Teacher, pupil killed by non Muslim in knife attack at school

BRUSSELS, Belgium, (AA) – A masked man wielding a sword killed two people and injured two others at a school in western Sweden on Thursday, local media said. The 21-year-old attacker was shot and injured by police after killing a … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 5 Shia Muslims killed in Husayniyya in Saihat
17th Oct 2015

Saudi Arabia: 5 Shia Muslims killed in Husayniyya in Saihat

RIYADH, (AA): The Daesh [IS] group claimed responsibility for Friday’s rampage attack that left five dead and nine injured in the Shia-majority province of al-Qatif in eastern Saudi Arabia. The Shia Muslims were commemmorating the martyrdom of Imam al-Husayn, grandson of Prophet … Continued

Nigeria: Suicide attacks target mosques, 14 dead
17th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Suicide attacks target mosques, 14 dead

LAGOS, (AA): At least 14 people were killed in suspected suicide bomb attacks targeting two mosques in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State Thursday night, a police spokesman said on Friday morning. The attacks took place in the state’s Mulai suburb of … Continued

Turkey: 95 killed in blasts at Ankara train station
11th Oct 2015

Turkey: 95 killed in blasts at Ankara train station

ANKARA (AA): At least 95 people have been killed and 246 others wounded in Saturday’s twin bombings that targeted a peace rally in Turkish capital Ankara, the prime minister’s office has said. Forty-eight people remain in intensive care, according a statement from … Continued

Turkey: Dozens of casualties in blasts at Ankara train station
10th Oct 2015

Turkey: Dozens of casualties in blasts at Ankara train station

ANKARA (AA):  Two explosions hit Ankara train station Saturday morning leaving dozens of people dead and injured, according to sources. An Anadolu Agency correspondent at the scene said there were bodies and wounded people lying in front of the station on … Continued

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims
7th Oct 2015

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, (AA): Kenyan police were given five days on Tuesday to produce evidence against 12 Muslim clerics, local media reported. The Anti-Terror Police Unit had requested 14 days to question the men, who were arrested Sunday … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens killed in clashes between soldiers & Boko Haram
7th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Dozens killed in clashes between soldiers & Boko Haram

LAGOS (AA): At least nine soldiers and over 50 Boko Haram militants have died in heavy fighting in northeastern Nigeria, according to army sources speaking to Anadolu Agency. Insurgents attacked Goniri village in northeastern Yobe state in the early hours … Continued

Nigeria: Bomb blasts kill 15 in Abuja
4th Oct 2015

Nigeria: Bomb blasts kill 15 in Abuja

LAGOS, (AA): Multiple bomb blasts – including a suicide attack on a police station – have killed at least 15 people in Nigeria’s capital. A spokesman for the country’s NEMA relief agency said the Friday-night blasts in Nyanya and Kuje … Continued

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid
24th Sep 2015

Yemen: Shia Muslim mosque bombing in Sana’a kills 25 on Eid

[Photo: Similar bombing of Shia Muslim mosque earlier this month of Al-Muayd Mosque in Sana’a killed more than 20 and injured dozens. Photographer: Mohammed Hamoud/AA] Sana’a, (PTI & Agencies):  A bomb attack targeting Shiite worshippers at a mosque in Yemen’s … 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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