3rd Nov 2014

Iraq: Bombings targeting pilgrims heading to Karbala leave 36 dead

    [File image bombing in Baghdad]   Weekend bombings in the Baghdad area killed at least 36 people, just days ahead of major Shia religious commemorations that face significant danger from militants, security and medical officials said. A car … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Iran: Ayatullah Rafsanjani calls for punishment of acid attackers

      Tehran, (IRNA): Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Sunday called for punishment of acid attackers. He made the remarks in a mourning ceremony of Moharram al-Haram. Rafsanjani said that the security forces are expected … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Iraq: IS terrorists execute 67 Sunni tribesmen in western Iraq

  BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed 67 tribesmen in Iraq’s western province of Anbar on Sunday, as part of mass killings in the past few days against a Sunni tribe which resisted the advance of the … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Yemen: Three dead in clashes between Houthis and al-Islah

    Three people were killed in clashes triggered by Yemen’s Houthis on the headquarters of the al-Islah party in the southwestern city of Ibb, security sources said Saturday. “Two guards at al-Islah’s office in Ibb were killed and others … Continued

1st Nov 2014

Afghanistan: Nine killed, 20 injured in suicide bombing in E. Afghanistan

  PUL-E-ALAM, (Xinhua): About nine security personnel were killed while 20 civilians were injured in a suicide car bombing in eastern Afghan province of Lowgar [Logar] on Saturday, the provincial government spokesman said. “One militant set off an explosive-laden vehicle at … Continued

31st Oct 2014

Yemen authorities arrest four al-Qa’ida leaders as Houthis clash with tribesmen

    Yemeni authorities have arrested four al-Qaeda leaders responsible for a spate of suicide attacks and abductions of soldiers in the Arab Peninsula country. “This is a milestone in efforts aimed at fighting terrorism,” a source in the Yemeni … Continued

31st Oct 2014

Iraq: ISIS executes 220 Sunni Muslim tribesmen in Iraq

    The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi tribe which fought Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday. ISIS militants took the men from their villages … Continued

30th Oct 2014

Iraq: IS terrorists kills 30 Sunni tribesmen

    BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed more than 30 tribesmen in western Iraq on Wednesday, as government forces continue their offensive against the extremist militants across the country, security sources said. The Islamic State, an … Continued

30th Oct 2014

Syria: 38 injured in a car bomb in Homs

    Terrorists detonated a car bomb in al-Zahra’a neighborhood in Homs city on Wednesday, injuring 38 civilians, 3 of them in critical condition, Syria’s National News Agency (SANA) reported. A source at the province told SANA’s correspondent that terrorists … Continued

30th Oct 2014

Lebanon: Army arrests suspected militants after weekend clashes

    Sixteen suspected militants were arrested across north Lebanon Wednesday, the military said in a statement, as the Lebanese army carries out wide-scale raids in search of “fugitive terrorists.” According to state-run National News Agency (NNA), The Lebanese Army … Continued

27th Oct 2014

Yemen: Houthis enter al-Qa’ida stronghold in central Yemen

    Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Islamist fighters pushed their rivals back. The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under … Continued

27th Oct 2014

Pilgrims head to Iraq, peshmerga to Kobani despite ISIS threat

  Iraqi forces have come under renewed attack by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) south of Baghdad, with troops battling on Saturday to secure the route used by hundreds of thousands of Shia pilgrims headed for the shrine … Continued

27th Oct 2014

Lebanon army clashes with militants in Tripoli for the third day in a row

    Six Lebanese soldiers and two civilians have been killed in ongoing battles between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants in the city of Tripoli in north Lebanon for the third day in a row Sunday, as the army … Continued

25th Oct 2014

Syrian Kurdish Leader accuses Turkey of allowing ISIS militants into Kobane

    A Syrian Kurdish leader accused Turkey of supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and warned that the battle in Kobane will turn into “a war of attrition” unless Kurds get arms that can repel tanks … Continued

23rd Oct 2014

Syria: Iraqi Kurds to help Syrian Kurds in Kobani

      Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers Wednesday approved the deployment of security forces to the Syrian border town of Kobane to help Syrian Kurds battling jihadists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, the parliament speaker said. … Continued

22nd Oct 2014

Saudi Arabia: Saudi mufti: Twitter “the source of all evil”

    The microblogging site Twitter popular among both men and women in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, the kingdom’s top Muslim cleric said. “If it were used correctly, it could be … Continued

22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hizbullah is protecting country

  [Photo: A Lebanese Christian supporter of Lebanon’s Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah carries his picture]   Two-thirds of Lebanon’s Christians believe Hezbollah is protecting Lebanon from the threat of takfiris (extremist groups), a recent survey by the Beirut Center … Continued

22nd Oct 2014

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Takfiris have the choice to either die or retreat

  An takfiri fighter overlooks the desolate surroundings in Syria’s Qalamoun region which borders Lebanon. (Photo: Radwan Mortada) By: Wafiq Qanso   (Al-Akhbar): The takfiris in Syria’s Qalamoun region and on the outskirts of the northeastern town of Ersal in … Continued

21st Oct 2014

Afghanistan: Blast claims 4 lives, wounds 12 in Kabul

  KABUL, (Xinhua): Four persons were killed and 12 others sustained injuries in a bomb blast targeted at a bus of army personnel in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday. “Four personnel of the national army were killed and … Continued

21st Oct 2014

Iraq: Series of attacks hit Baghdad, Karbala, killing many

  Scores have been killed and injured in suicide attacks and car bombings that hit the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the town of Karbala Monday, several of which have been claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) … Continued


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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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