Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks
22nd Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Death toll up to 80 in suicide attacks

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The death toll from Friday’s suicide attacks in two different mosques in Afghanistan has increased to 84, officials said Saturday. Over 50 people have been injured. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed … Continued

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul
21st Oct 2017

Iraqi forces take control of town in Mosul

By Said Ibicioglu   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraqi forces have taken control of a town and two oil fields in Mosul from Kurdish Peshmerga forces, a statement from the country’s Defense Ministry said on Friday. “The 15th Brigade Forces affiliated to … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attacks on mosques kills 70, injures over 50
21st Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attacks on mosques kills 70, injures over 50

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): In two back to back suicide attacks aimed at the Shia and Sunni Muslim community mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, close to 70 people were killed, officials have confirmed. Daesh group has … Continued

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70
18th Oct 2017

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): More than 70 people, including the provincial police chief were killed in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks in southeastern Paktia and central Ghazni provinces on Tuesday, officials said. The initial twin attack in Paktia … Continued

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk
16th Oct 2017

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk

By Idris Okuducu and Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD,ERBIL,KIRKUK, Iraq (AA): Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga were reported in the Taza Khurmatu town south of Kirkuk on Monday. The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Security Agency announced early Monday … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 2 Saudi guards killed in Jeddah gun attack
8th Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia: 2 Saudi guards killed in Jeddah gun attack

By Ahmed al-Masry   DOHA (AA): Saudi authorities Saturday evening confirmed reports that an attack near the royal palace in Jeddah had been foiled Saturday by security forces, leaving two guards and the attacker dead. The spokesman for the Saudi … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing 5
30th Sep 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing 5

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A suspected suicide attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in the capital Kabul killed at least five people and wounded 27 as worshippers prepare to commemorate Ashura on Sunday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the … Continued

Afghanistan: 43 Taliban killed in US air raid in N Afghanistan
25th Sep 2017

Afghanistan: 43 Taliban killed in US air raid in N Afghanistan

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Some 43 Taliban terrorists, including a top commander, have been killed in U.S. air raids in the northern Afghan province of Faryab bordering Uzbekistan, officials said on Sunday. Gen. Janat Gul, a … Continued

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea
23rd Sep 2017

Turkey: 21 dead as refugee boat capsizes in Black Sea

By Sahin Oktay, Tahir Turan Eroglu, Ibrahim Aktas, Sengul Oymak   KOCAELI, Turkey (AA): At least 21 people were killed when a fishing vessel carrying migrants sank in the Black Sea off northwestern Kocaeli province early Friday, Turkish Coast Guard … Continued

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province
20th Sep 2017

Iraq: 3 killed in suicide attack on restaurant in Saladin province

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Three diners were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber targeted a restaurant in the northern province of Saladin, the army said. Scores more were injured when the bomber detonated a bomb vest in the … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan
18th Sep 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 5 in northwest Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least five people, including four paramilitary troops were killed in a roadside blast in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, an official said. The blast occurred in remote Bajur agency tribal region, one of … Continued

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre
17th Sep 2017

Lebanon: Survivors recall 1982 Sabra, Shatila massacre

By Rabea Damaj   BIRWA, Palestine (AA) – Although 35 years have passed since the horrific massacre in Beirut’s Sabra and Shatila refugee camp, those who survived cannot forget the ghastly scenes they witnessed there. Shortly after Israel invaded Lebanon … Continued

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq
15th Sep 2017

Iraq: Daesh terror attacks kill 74 in southern Iraq

By Haydar Hadi   THI QAR (AA): Daesh on Thursday carried out terrorist attacks in southern Iraq, killing at least 74 people and injuring 87 others, according to health and security sources. The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired … Continued

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths
11th Sep 2017

Iraq rights panel to sue US coalition over Mosul civilian deaths

By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): Iraq’s official human rights commission (affiliated with Iraq’s parliament) plans to sue a U.S.-led military coalition which it blames for the death of over 2,000 civilians in the city of Mosul, a commission member … Continued

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition
5th Sep 2017

Syria: 772 civilians killed last month, majority by US-led coalition

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): A total of 772 civilians were killed in Syria last month, according to a new report by a London-based NGO devoted to tracking rights violations in war-torn Syria. In a monthly report issued Sunday, … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax
1st Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia: Muslim pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

By Ali Abo Rezeg   (AA): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world Thursday ascended Mount Arafat, near the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia, to mark the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Pilgrims flocked to Arafat … Continued

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province
30th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: US air strike kills 13 civilians in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A deadly U.S. air strike on suspected Taliban hideouts in the western Herat province of Afghanistan on Monday killed 13 civilians and 16 militants, officials confirmed on Tuesday. Jailani Farhad, spokesman for … Continued

Yemen: Death toll rises in southern Yemen from heavy flooding to 14
30th Aug 2017

Yemen: Death toll rises in southern Yemen from heavy flooding to 14

By Afra Aksoy   LAHIJ, Yemen (AA): At least 14 people have been killed by torrential rains and flooding in Al-Maqatira Directorate in Yemen’s southern Lahij province, hospital sources said Tuesday. “There hasn’t been rainfall like this for 20 years. … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province
29th Aug 2017

Afghanistan: Suicide car bomb kills 15 in Helmand province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 15 people were killed in a suicide car bombing aimed at the security forces’ convoy in the restive southwestern Helmand province, an official confirmed on Monday. The Afghan National Army … Continued

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15
29th Aug 2017

Iraq: Bomb blast in Baghdad market kills 11, injures 15

By Haydar Hadi and Ameer al-Sadi   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 11 people were killed Monday when an explosive device went off in a public shopping area in capital Baghdad, according to local security sources. The bomb tore through eastern … 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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