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Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ
18th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: 5 Afghan officers killed as Taliban storm police HQ

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): The Taliban in Afghanistan stormed a regional police headquarters following a suicide car bombing on Sunday killing at least five officers, officials have confirmed. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the … Continued

Afghanistan: Suicide attack targets Shia Muslim mosque in Kabul killing six
16th Jun 2017

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

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a mosque belonging to the Shia Muslim community in the capital Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least six persons dead and five others injured, according to an … Continued

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions
13th Jun 2017

UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

LONDON (AA): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in … Continued

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi
12th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia bans books by al-Qaradawi

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AA): Saudi Arabian education minister Sunday urged the removal of the books by the chairman International Union of Muslim Scholars from education areas. The statement issued by Saudi Arabian Education Ministry under the … Continued

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead
11th Jun 2017

Iraq: Multiple suicide attacks leave dozens dead

By Haydar Hadi BAGHDAD (AA)  At least 30 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Hillah in Iraq’s central Babil province on Friday, according to local security sources. The attack occurred at a market in … Continued

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states
8th Jun 2017

Kuwaiti emir to mediate diplomatic row between Qatar & Arab states

By Mohamed Abdul-Ghaffar   KUWAIT (AA): Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, according to the official Kuwait News … Continued

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured
8th Jun 2017

Iran: Iranian Guard accuse Saudi Arabia, US behind terror attacks, 12 killed, 42 injured

By Mustafa Melih Ahishali   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of being responsible for Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attacks on the parliament building and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini shrine. “The world public, especially … Continued

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province
7th Jun 2017

Afghanistan: Bomb attack near mosque kills 8 in Herat province

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A bomb attack near the main gate of an iconic mosque in the country’s western Herat province left at least eight people killed, police said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was planted … Continued

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar
5th Jun 2017

Saudi Arabia: 4 Gulf countries sever diplomatic ties with Qatar

By Ramazan Turgut   RIYAD, Saudi Arabia (AA, The Musilm News, Agencies): Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have joined Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in cutting ties with Qatar, adding fuel to a diplomatic dispute in the Gulf region. Saudi … Continued

Iraq: Daesh killed 120 civilians in western Mosul
3rd Jun 2017

Iraq: Daesh killed 120 civilians in western Mosul

By Zeynep Tufekci   MOSUL, Iraq (AA): Daesh has killed 120 civilians over the past 48 hours in western Mosul, according to an Iraqi army officer on Friday. Lt. Dargam al-Haydari with Iraq’s Rapid Response Division told Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Afghanistan: Dozens dead, over 300 injured in Kabul explosion
31st May 2017

Afghanistan: Dozens dead, over 300 injured in Kabul explosion

By Islamuddin Sajid   KABUL (AA): A heavy explosion rocked a diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s Kabul city at early Wednesday morning, leaving at least 20 people dead, said a health ministry official. Local media claim between 20 to 100 people … Continued

Syria: Civilian death toll on rise to 70 by US led air attack in Raqqa
30th May 2017

Syria: Civilian death toll on rise to 70 by US led air attack in Raqqa

By Halit Suleiman   RAQQA, Syria (AA): An activist group that monitors civilian casualties in the Daesh-held Syrian city of Raqqa said Monday that 70 civilians had been killed within the past 48 hours owing to attacks by a U.S.-led … Continued

Iraq: Bomb attack kills 11, hurts 50 in Baghdad
30th May 2017

Iraq: Bomb attack kills 11, hurts 50 in Baghdad

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA & The Muslim News): At least 11 people were killed and 50 others injured after a car bomb exploded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, security officials said early Tuesday. Daesh claimed responsibility for the … Continued

Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing
27th May 2017

Afghanistan: 18 people killed in car-suicide bombing

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): A car-suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s Khost province has claimed at least 18 lives on the first day of holy month of Ramadan in the country. Locals told Anadolu Agency the attacker apparently … Continued

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul
26th May 2017

Iraq: 105 civilians killed in US airstrike in Mosul

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): At least 105 civilians were killed when a U.S. airstrike hit an explosive-laden building in western Mosul that Daesh was using as a sniper nest, the U.S. acknowledged Thursday. The announcement follows a coalition … Continued

Afghanistan: 25 Afghan policemen killed as Taliban storms outposts
22nd May 2017

Afghanistan: 25 Afghan policemen killed as Taliban storms outposts

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Twenty-five national and local Afghan policemen were killed Sunday in coordinated Taliban attacks on their outposts in the southern Zabul province, officials confirmed. Situated between the restive Kandahar and Ghazni provinces, Zabul … Continued

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes
20th May 2017

Iran: Rouhani re-elected as president with 58% of the votes

By Mustafa Melih Ahsali   TEHRAN (AA): Reformist leader Hassan Rouhani on Saturday won a second term as Iran’s president, according to unofficial results. Rouhani grabbed 23,549,616 votes out the total 41,220,131, while his rival Ebrahim Raeisi, a principlist candidate, … Continued

Iraq:  At least 13 killed in Baghdad car bombings
20th May 2017

Iraq: At least 13 killed in Baghdad car bombings

By Haydar Hadi   BAGHDAD (AA) – Car bombings in Iraq killed at least 13 people and injured dozens, security sources said late Friday. The attack in the capital Baghdad’s Abu Dsheer neighborhood resulted in 13 deaths and 15 injuries, … Continued

Syria: US strikes Syrian Govt-allied forces
19th May 2017

Syria: US strikes Syrian Govt-allied forces

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S.-led anti-Daesh coalition on Thursday struck forces allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that “posed a threat to U.S. and partner forces” in the southeastern city of al-Tanf, the American military said. The … Continued

Iraq: Attacks, airstrike kill dozens incl civilians in Mosul
18th May 2017

Iraq: Attacks, airstrike kill dozens incl civilians in Mosul

By Mohamed Walid and Serhad Shaker   NINEVEH, Iraq (AA): Dozens of people were killed and scores injured in a spate of suicide bombings and a coalition airstrike in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul on Wednesday, according to security officials. … 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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