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Pakistan: 12 schools burnt down in Pakistan’s north
4th Aug 2018

Pakistan: 12 schools burnt down in Pakistan’s north

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 12 government schools were burned down by suspected militants in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan region on early Friday, police said. “Suspected militants have burnt down the furniture, books and damaged the school … Continued

India:  4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless
31st Jul 2018

India: 4m people, mainly Muslims to be made stateless

By Ahmad Adil & Abdul Adil   NEW DELHI (AA & The Muslim News):  Indian government issued a list excluding more than 4 million people, mainly Muslims, in the northeastern state of Assam – a move that could render them … Continued

India: Killings by Hindu vigilantes continue unabated
22nd Jul 2018

India: Killings by Hindu vigilantes continue unabated

By Sajeda Haider (The Muslim News): India is fast becoming the lynching capital of the world. In the last few weeks more than two dozen murders by violent mobs have been reported from different states of the country. The victims … Continued

Pakistan: Blasts targeting election rallies kill 133
14th Jul 2018

Pakistan: Blasts targeting election rallies kill 133

By Aamir Latif and By Islamuddin Sajid   KARACHI/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 133 people were killed and over 180 injured in two suspected suicide blasts targeting election rallies in southwest and northwest Pakistan on Friday, officials and local media … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills 20 in election rally in Peshawar
11th Jul 2018

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills 20 in election rally in Peshawar

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 20 people including a provincial assembly candidate were killed and 47 wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally in northwestern Pakistan Tuesday evening, officals said. According to the police, the … Continued

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps
21st Jun 2018

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslim girls fear sexual abuse in camps

By Dildar Baykan   (AA): Rohingya Muslim girls remain confined to their tents in Bangladesh as they fear abduction and sexual abuse if they venture outside, said a report released on Wednesday. “Adolescent Girls in crisis: Voices of the Rohingya” … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri protester killed, 16 injured by Indian troops after Eid prayers
17th Jun 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri protester killed, 16 injured by Indian troops after Eid prayers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): A protester was killed and 16 others injured by Indian armed forces following Eid prayers in southern Kashmir on Saturday, local media reported. On Friday evening, Waqas Ahmad was killed and … Continued

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses
15th Jun 2018

UN rights chief calls for probe into held Kashmir abuses

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA):- The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for forming an international inquiry committee to probe the ongoing human rights violations and abuses in Kashmir. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers
3rd Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Shutdown, restrictions in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian soldiers

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Following the death of a civilian protestor after being run over by an Indian armed forces vehicle, the Kashmir region on Saturday observed a complete shutdown, with Indian authorities responding … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 6 civilians killed by Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir
8th May 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: 6 civilians killed by Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Pro-Independence leaders in Jammu and Kashmir called for a shutdown on Monday, a day after five militants and six civilians were killed by the Indian security forces. Offices, schools and … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Kashmir, mows down a protester
6th May 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces kill 3 suspected militants in Kashmir, mows down a protester

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Indian armed forces on Saturday killed three suspected militants in a gun battle in Chattabal area, on the outskirts of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Meanwhile a protester was … Continued

Pakistan nuclear body staff comes under suicide attack, 3 killed
4th May 2018

Pakistan nuclear body staff comes under suicide attack, 3 killed

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A suspected suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission staff, killing three people and injuring over a dozen others in northeastern Punjab province on Thursday, officials said. According to preliminary … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl
19th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests held in Jammu Kashmir over rape of minor girl

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Protests erupted on Wednesday in universities across Jammu and Kashmir against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl. According to police, the protests left two students and two … Continued

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing
17th Apr 2018

India: 10 members of extreme Hindu group acquitted in 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir
12th Apr 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 civilians, 1 Indian soldier killed in south Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four civilians, including a minor and an Indian soldier were killed in a gun battle between militants and Indian forces in southern Kashmir on Wednesday, according to a military official … Continued

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings
3rd Apr 2018

Jammu Kashmir completely shuts down after killings

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Jammu and Kashmir remained in a state of paralysis on Monday with thousands of Indian forces in riot gear manning the streets a day after 13 militants, four civilians and … Continued

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree
9th Mar 2018

Sri Lanka: Muslims attacked despite emergency decree

By Dilrukshi Handunnetti   COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AA): Violence against Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority continued Thursday, despite a state of emergency. Petrol bombs were hurled at a mosque overnight in the town of Kuruwita even as hundreds of police, soldiers … Continued

Pakistan: 10,000 Saudi soldiers being trained in Pakistan
20th Feb 2018

Pakistan: 10,000 Saudi soldiers being trained in Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan on Monday revealed it is training some 10,000 Saudi soldiers, injecting credence to the reports about ever-increasing security cooperation between Riyadh and Islamabad in recent months. Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir, who was … Continued

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir
10th Feb 2018

India: Militants storm into Indian Army camp in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Militants on Saturday stormed into an army camp in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir, killing at least two soldiers and wounding six others, local media and police sources said. A gun-battle continues … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district
4th Feb 2018

Pakistan: Suicide explosion kills 11 soldiers in Swat district

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 11 security personnel, including an army officer, were killed and 13 others injured on Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military camp in the Swat district of … 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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