Afghanistan: Blast near Russian embassy in Kabul kills 6
21st Jan 2016

Afghanistan: Blast near Russian embassy in Kabul kills 6

KABUL, (AA): At least six people were killed and another 24 injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Russian embassy in Kabul on Wednesday evening, according to Afghan officials. The attacker, riding a motorbike, reportedly targeted a … Continued

Pakistan: 21 people killed, 60 injured in campus attack
20th Jan 2016

Pakistan: 21 people killed, 60 injured in campus attack

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA & Agencies) – Several people were killed and scores injured Wednesday in a gun-and -bomb attack on a university campus in northwest Pakistan. 21 people have been killed and more than 60 injured, some … Continued

Malaysian police nab suicide bomber hours before attack
16th Jan 2016

Malaysian police nab suicide bomber hours before attack

By P Prem Kumar   KUALA LUMPUR (AA) — Malaysian police say they have nabbed a suspected Daesh-linked militant in capital Kuala Lumpur, just hours before a planned suicide attack. Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement Saturday … Continued

Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 22 on hotel attack in Ouagadougou
16th Jan 2016

Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 22 on hotel attack in Ouagadougou

OUAGADOUGOU, (AA and Agencies) – Gunmen attacked a hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on Friday night.22 were killed. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Gunfire and explosions could be heard, according … Continued

Indonesia: 7 dead in blasts at Jakarta shopping center
14th Jan 2016

Indonesia: 7 dead in blasts at Jakarta shopping center

By Ainur Rohmah   JAKARTA (AA): Indonesian police confirmed Thursday that at least seven people were killed after multiple explosions rocked a popular shopping center in Jakarta. Anton Charliyan, National Police spokesperson, was quoted by news broadcaster Kompas as saying … Continued

Pakistan: 14 killed at polio vaccination centre in Quetta
13th Jan 2016

Pakistan: 14 killed at polio vaccination centre in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): At least 14 people, including 12 policemen, were killed in a bomb blast Wednesday in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, officials said. The bomb struck a police van outside a polio vaccination center in the … Continued

Turkey resolves to not step back from anti-terror fight
13th Jan 2016

Turkey resolves to not step back from anti-terror fight

ANKARA / BERLIN (AA) – The suicide bomb attack in Istanbul Tuesday morning that killed 10 people, including several Germans, will not deter Turkish security forces from pursuing their ongoing counter-terrorism efforts, Turkish premier has said. In remarks made during … Continued

Egypt: 1 killed, 4 hurt in knife attack in resort city
10th Jan 2016

Egypt: 1 killed, 4 hurt in knife attack in resort city

[Photo: Terrorist attacks continute to take place in Egypt. Earlier, damaged cars are seen after a blast at Faisal neighborhood in Giza, on December 27, 2015. Photograph: İbrahim Ramadan/AA] Mahmoud Barakat CAIRO (AA) – A security guard was killed and … Continued

Libya: Suicide bombing kills 50 police recruits
8th Jan 2016

Libya: Suicide bombing kills 50 police recruits

Michael Hernandez, Mahmoud Barakat [Photo: Damaged cars are seen after a truck bomb attack targeting a police training center in Zliten, Libya on January 7, 2016. Photographer: Hazem Turkia/AA] TRIPOLI,  (AA): At least 50 people were killed and 127 others … Continued

France: Driver rams soldiers outside French mosque
2nd Jan 2016

France: Driver rams soldiers outside French mosque

PARIS (AA,): A driver was shot and wounded Friday as he drove a car at soldiers guarding a mosque in southeastern France, local authorities said. Police said the driver deliberately steered towards the four soldiers in a suburb of Valence … Continued

Pakistan: 6 dead, 50 injured in suicide blast
30th Dec 2015

Pakistan: 6 dead, 50 injured in suicide blast

KARACHI, (AA): At least 26 people were killed and more than 50 were injured after a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden motorbike into a government building in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, police said. The bomber struck a government registration office … Continued

Nigeria: 17 killed in suicide attacks in Madagali
29th Dec 2015

Nigeria: 17 killed in suicide attacks in Madagali

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS,  (AA): At least 17 people were killed in twin suicide attacks Monday at a motor park in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Madagali, according to the Adamawa state emergency management agency,  which added that 41 others … Continued

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people
28th Dec 2015

Syria: Multiple blasts rock Homs, kill 30 people

HOMS, (AA) – Thirty people were killed and scores more injured in three explosions which hit a government-held district in central Homs, local sources have told Anadolu Agency. The sources said the first blast on Monday took place when a suicide … Continued

Mali: 6 civilians killed by insurgents in N Mali
25th Dec 2015

Mali: 6 civilians killed by insurgents in N Mali

TIMBUKTU,  (AA): Local media are reporting that six civilians have been killed by an armed separatist group in Mali’s northern province of Kidal. The assailants, suspected of being affiliated with the armed Ansar-ud Din insurgent group – an ally of … Continued

Afghanistan: 6 NATO service members killed
22nd Dec 2015

Afghanistan: 6 NATO service members killed

WASHINGTON /KABUL (AA): At least six NATO-led coalition troops were killed as a result of suicide car bombing near Bagram airfield, the biggest U.S. base in Afghanistan on Monday afternoon as the security situation has deteriorated in other parts of the … Continued

Syria: Hizbullah commander killed in Damascus airstrike
21st Dec 2015

Syria: Hizbullah commander killed in Damascus airstrike

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AA): Samir Kuntar, a Hezbollah military commander, was killed on Sunday by an airstrike — for which the group has blamed Israel — in the Al-Homsi district outside Syrian capital Damascus. The airstrike reportedly targeted an apartment building … Continued

UK review links Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to extremism
18th Dec 2015

UK review links Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to extremism

CAIRO (AA) – A British government review into Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood group has concluded that membership or links to the Islamist movement is a “possible indicator of extremism”. “Parts of the Muslim Brotherhood have a highly ambiguous relationship with violent … Continued

Nigeria: 49 Boko Haram killed in gun battles, says army
18th Dec 2015

Nigeria: 49 Boko Haram killed in gun battles, says army

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, (AA) – At least 49 Boko Haram militia have been killed in two days of sustained battle with Nigeria’s military in northeast Borno state, an army commander has said. Nigerian troops engaged Boko Haram fighters at … Continued

Morocco: Rival Libya camps sign UN-backed peace deal
18th Dec 2015

Morocco: Rival Libya camps sign UN-backed peace deal

RABAT, Morocco (AA) – Libya’s rival political camps signed a reconciliation agreement Thursday following months of negotiations. The signing ceremony, held in the Moroccan city of Skhirat, included both Libya’s Tripoli-based General National Congress (GNC) and the Tobruk-based House of … Continued

Pakistan surprised by listing in Saudi-led anti-terror bloc
17th Dec 2015

Pakistan surprised by listing in Saudi-led anti-terror bloc

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan has expressed its surprise to hear that Saudi Arabia this week had declared it a part of a recently-formed 34-nation alliance against terrorism. Malyasia and Indonesia have also denied they will join the alliance. Pakistani Foreign … 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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