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

Nigeria: Five suicide blasts rock Nigeria’s northeast
17th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Five suicide blasts rock Nigeria’s northeast

By Olanrewaju Kola   LAGOS, (AA) – Five female bombers simultaneously attacked a security post manned by a government-backed vigilante group in northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday. One member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and the five bombers died at … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 34 Muslim countries unite to fight terrorism
16th Dec 2015

Saudi Arabia: 34 Muslim countries unite to fight terrorism

ISTANBUL (AA) – Thirty-four Muslim countries decided Monday night to establish an anti-terrorism alliance with headquarters in Saudi Arabia, according to the Saudi Press Agency. SPA said the coalition comes within the context of an anti-terrorism agreement signed by member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). … Continued

Nigeria: Death toll mounts as Shia Muslims protest against ‘massacre’
16th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Death toll mounts as Shia Muslims protest against ‘massacre’

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – At least seven people were killed Tuesday in clashes between police and the supporters of a Shia Muslims in northern Nigeria. The violence in Zaria came days after dozens died in fighting … Continued

Nigeria: Demand for probe into ‘massacre’ of Nigerian Shia Muslims
15th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Demand for probe into ‘massacre’ of Nigerian Shia Muslims

LAGOS, (AA): Rights groups in Nigeria on Monday called for an investigation into the alleged killing of dozens of Shia Muslims by the army, including senior members of the sect, over the weekend. On Saturday, the army opened fire on … Continued

Somalia: UN official killed in armed attack in Mogadishu
15th Dec 2015

Somalia: UN official killed in armed attack in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU,  (AA): Unidentified gunmen killed two people, including a UN official in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, the UN refugee agency said late Monday in a statement. Amina Noor Mohamed “was shot by unknown gunmen while traveling in a private vehicle driven by a staff member from a … Continued

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by army, claims of ‘assassination attempt’
13th Dec 2015

Nigeria: Shia Muslims killed by army, claims of ‘assassination attempt’

By Olarewaju Kola & Anadolu Agency staff   LAGOS & MAIDUGURI, (AA): At least six people are thought to have been killed on Saturday in northern Nigeria, with the military claiming there was an attempted assassination of the country’s chief-of-staff. Between 10 … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide bombers attack Spanish embassy kills six
12th Dec 2015

Afghanistan: Suicide bombers attack Spanish embassy kills six

By Zabihullah Tamanna   KABUL, (AA, ): A large explosion rocked Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Friday evening, police said. Six people  were killed and many injured in the attacks. Officials said the attackers reportedly targeted the Spanish embassy and had entered a … 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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