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India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob
24th Mar 2019

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): With a Hindu mob telling them to “go to Pakistan,” a Muslim family was beaten with hockey sticks and iron rods in their house in northern India, officials and local media reported Saturday. … Continued

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab
20th Mar 2019

Somalia: Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The U.S. is killing Somali civilians in airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab terrorists, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday noting it has evidence to prove it. The regional Amnesty International … Continued

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque
17th Mar 2019

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right … Continued

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead
14th Mar 2019

Nigeria: School building collapse in Lagos leaves 10 dead

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS Nigeria (AA): At least ten people have been confirmed dead, many trapped, and 40 others rescued alive from debris of a school building that collapsed on Wednesday morning in Nigeria’s southwestern Lagos city, a disaster … Continued

Yemen: 22 civilians killed, 30 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Hajjah
13th Mar 2019

Yemen: 22 civilians killed, 30 injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Hajjah

According to UN 22 people have died, including 12 children and 10 women by airstrikes in Yemen’s northern province of Hajjah on Monday. Houthis have accused Saudi-led coalition of the bombings. As many as 30 people have been reportedly injured, including … Continued

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP
8th Mar 2019

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a … Continued

Yemen: US, UK arms kill more than 200 Yemeni civilians
7th Mar 2019

Yemen: US, UK arms kill more than 200 Yemeni civilians

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): The Saudi- and United Arab Emirates-led coalition has killed more than 200 people, including women and children, using U.S. and British-made weapons in Yemen, said a report Wednesday. The report, “Day of Judgment: The … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown
6th Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Indian armed forces in Tral area in the south of Kashmir, police said. Police spokesman Manoj Pandita in a statement … Continued

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death
3rd Mar 2019

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): India on Saturday returned the body of a Pakistani prisoner who was beaten to death last month in reported retaliation over a deadly attack in Kashmir. The body was handed over to Pakistani … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed
2nd Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Four personnel of Indian armed forces were killed in a gun battle with militants on Friday in Kashmir’s north, police said. “Two police personnel, two CRPF [paramilitary] personnel and a … Continued

Thailand: Muslim schools under scrutiny
26th Feb 2019

Thailand: Muslim schools under scrutiny

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): – Thailand has ordered the profiling of Cambodian Muslim students enrolled in religious seminaries in the country, media reports said on Monday. Authorities have scheduled a meeting of representatives of more than 600 privately-run … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces crack down on Kashmiri leaders
24th Feb 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces crack down on Kashmiri leaders

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary soldiers to Jammu and Kashmir and launched a crackdown on Kashmiri leaders, media reports said on Saturday. A notice from the Home … Continued

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka
21st Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka

By Ahmet Salih Alacaci and Md. Kamruzzaman   ANKARA/DHAKA (AA): At least 70 people were killed Wednesday when a massive fire spread through several apartment buildings in Bangladesh’s capital. Fire Service and Civil Defense Director Maj. AKM Shakil Nawaz confirmed … Continued

Austria: Muslim association in Vienna provides food to homeless
18th Feb 2019

Austria: Muslim association in Vienna provides food to homeless

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A Muslim association in the Austrian capital Vienna is distributing hot meals to homeless and needy people, the association told Anadolu Agency on Sunday. Deputy head of RAHMA Austria association Omer Batur said since … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Kashmiris killed by Indian forces in gun battle
11th Feb 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Kashmiris killed by Indian forces in gun battle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, JAMMU KASHMIR, India (AA): Five Kashmiri militants were killed in a gun battle by Indian armed forces in southern Kashmir on Sunday. “Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in the Kellam … Continued

UN: Khashoggi killing ‘perpetrated by Saudi officials’
8th Feb 2019

UN: Khashoggi killing ‘perpetrated by Saudi officials’

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet (AA): The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul Consulate was “planned and perpetrated by Saudi officials,” the UN special rapporteur claimed Thursday. Agnes Callamard recently visited Turkey with a team of experts … Continued

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January
2nd Feb 2019

Over 200 migrants drown in Mediterranean in January

By Busra Nur Bilgic   ANKARA (AA); Some 5,989 irregular migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea while 208 of others perished in the first four weeks of the new year, the UN migration agency said on Friday. In … Continued

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition
31st Jan 2019

Yemen: 6,700 children killed, injured, 358,000 suffer severe malnutrition

By Mohammed al-Samei   ADEN, Yemen (AA): Thousands of children have been killed and injured in war-torn conflict since 2015, UN children’s fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. “Over 6,700 children [were] verified killed or injured since 2015,” UNICEF said on … Continued

Afghanistan: US airstrike kills scores of civilians
25th Jan 2019

Afghanistan: US airstrike kills scores of civilians

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 16 members of a single family have been killed in an airstrike by U.S. forces in Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province, officials and local media confirmed late Thursday. Helmand Governor Mohammad … Continued

India: 4 Hindus convicted in 2002 Muslim massacre get bail
24th Jan 2019

India: 4 Hindus convicted in 2002 Muslim massacre get bail

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Four people convicted last year of involvement in a Muslim massacre in 2002 were granted bail on Wednesday by India’s Supreme Court, local media reported. Nearly 100 Muslims were killed in the massacre … 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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