Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes
22nd May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Four Kashmiri militants, three Indian soldiers killed in clashes

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four militants and three Indian soldiers were killed in a two day lon Sundayg gunbattle close to the de facto border between India and Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk
18th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim leader under house arrest ahead of talk

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA): The spiritual leader of Kashmir’s Muslim majority was placed under house arrest Wednesday as he was due to address a seminar. Umar Farooq, who as the mirwaiz of Kashmir leads around … Continued

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state
16th May 2017

Myanmar: EU urges humanitarian access to Rakhine state

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA) – A top EU official on Monday called on Myanmar’s government to grant full humanitarian access to the western Rakhine state, decrying the worsening situation since the military locked down the area … Continued

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya
9th May 2017

Libya: 113 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libya

ROME (AA): At least 113 people are missing after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of Libya, the Italian ANSA news agency said Monday citing the International Organization for Migration. Six men and one woman were saved by … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces launch crackdown on Kashmiri villages
5th May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces launch crackdown on Kashmiri villages

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): A Kashmiri civilian was killed and five others wounded in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The deaths took place as Indian forces conducted the largest search operation in the disputed territory … Continued

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh
4th May 2017

India: Hindu group beats Muslim man to death in Uttar Pradesh

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A Muslim man in northern Uttar Pradesh state was beaten to death on Tuesday by suspected members of a right-wing Hindu group for allegedly helping his neighbor elope with a Hindu girl, … Continued

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished
3rd May 2017

Somalia: 1.4M children in Somalia acutely-malnourished

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The estimated number of acutely-malnourished children in Somalia has risen by 50 percent to 1.4 million since the beginning of 2017, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. In a … Continued

Pakistan denies Indian claim of border atrocity
2nd May 2017

Pakistan denies Indian claim of border atrocity

By Zahid Rafiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir and KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan Monday strongly denied Indian claims that its forces had committed an atrocity along the border with disputed Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan’s Army did not … Continued

Myanmar: Buddhist monks forces closure of 2 Muslim schools
30th Apr 2017

Myanmar: Buddhist monks forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, Myanmar (AA): Fearing violence, two Muslim religious schools in Myanmar’s largest city were closed after an anti-Muslim Buddhist mob claimed they were being operated as mosques, a police source said Saturday. More than 100 … Continued

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris
27th Apr 2017

Indian Hindu priest in UP forms ‘people’s army’ to fight Kashmiris

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): An Indian Hindu priest has formed a so-called people’s army in Kanpur city in northern Uttar Pradesh state to fight against the pro-independence Kashmiri Muslim demonstrators in Jammu and Kashmir. Balyogi … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces
27th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Stone-throwing Kashmiri girls defy Indian armed forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India. (AA): She is 20 years old and ever since she threw stones at the Indian armed forces last week, she says she feels a sense of liberation. As if a weight … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family
23rd Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: ‘Cow-protection’ Hindu group attacks family

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): An alleged group of cow vigilantes belonging to a right-wing Hindu group attacked five members of a family, including a minor girl who suffered multiple fractures, according to police on … Continued

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help
20th Apr 2017

US: Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

NEW YORK (AA): The husband of the U.S.’s first Muslim female judge on Wednesday urged the public for help in unraveling the mystery of Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was found dead last Wednesday in the Hudson River in New … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces
18th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Dozens of Kashmiris wounded in clash with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian armed forces injured dozens of Kashmiris Monday when they clashed with thousands of pro-independence students who walked out of their schools, colleges and university campuses in Jammu and Kashmir. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue
17th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: India forces seek to quash rights abuse videos as killings continue

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are scrambling to quash a rash of viral videos of alleged human rights abuses, blaming them for fueling the violence in the Indian-held part … Continued

Iraq & Syria:  US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians
14th Apr 2017

Iraq & Syria: US led coalition & Russia kill hundreds of civilians

  By Alex Hopkins on April 13, 2017 (Airwars): March was the deadliest month ever recorded by Airwars during the Coalition’s campaign in Iraq and Syria. This coincided with the greatest number of munitions dropped by the allies so far in … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul
13th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid, Ibrahim Saleh   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): At least 13 civilians were killed by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in western Mosul on Wednesday, according to a local Air Force pilot. The raid targeted several houses in Al-Yarmouk neighborhood, … Continued

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul
12th Apr 2017

Iraq: US-led coalition strike kills 3 family members in Mosul

By Mohammed Walid   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Three members of the same family were killed by a U.S.-led coalition in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul, according to a local anti-terrorism officer. Last month, Amnesty International slammed the U.S. for deadly … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces
10th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA)- Six civilians were killed and at least 50 were wounded Sunday in disputed Jammu and Kashmir when Indian forces opened fire on massive pro-independence protests. The protests were against the … Continued

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia
5th Apr 2017

Syria: Syrian airstrike in Idlib targeted chemical arms lab, says Russia

Russian news agency, Tass,  quoting the Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman said a Syrian airstrike on the eastern outskirts of Khan Sheikhun, in Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday targeted workshops to produce chemical-laden projectiles. 100 people were killed in a chemical attack … 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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