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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

India: Israeli prime minister to meet business people, Bollywood bigwigs
15th Jan 2018

India: Israeli prime minister to meet business people, Bollywood bigwigs

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in India on Sunday for a six-day visit. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him at the airport. The two leaders were seen hugging each other … Continued

Pakistan: Two die in riots in Pakistani city after rape, killing of minor
11th Jan 2018

Pakistan: Two die in riots in Pakistani city after rape, killing of minor

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least two people were killed and several others injured on Wednesday after riots erupted in a city in southeastern Pakistan following the rape and killing of a minor girl, officials and local … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills 7 in Quetta
10th Jan 2018

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills 7 in Quetta

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A suspected suicide bomber detonated himself up near a police patrolling vehicle in Quetta, the capital of southwestern Balochistan province killing seven persons, and injured another 15 on Tuesday evening, police and local media … Continued

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack
8th Jan 2018

India: Muslim man dies after Hindu attack

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A Muslim man who was stabbed in southern India last week in alleged retaliation for the murder of a Hindu activist died on Sunday. Basheer Ahmed, 47, was attacked last Wednesday in Mangalore, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen
7th Jan 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Bomb blast kills 4 Indian policemen

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): At least four Indian policemen were killed and two others wounded on Saturday in a bomb attack in the disputed Jammu Kashmir region. Militants carried out an improvised explosive device … Continued

Bangladesh: Drug use among Bangladeshi children reaches 2.5million
5th Jan 2018

Bangladesh: Drug use among Bangladeshi children reaches 2.5million

By Sorwar Alam   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): There is nothing more tragic than seeing a young child snuffing the life out of himself through drugs. And yet this has become a common sight in the Bangladeshi capital where most people … Continued

Militants storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir, 6 killed
31st Dec 2017

Militants storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir, 6 killed

By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): Four Indian soldiers and two Kashmiri militants were killed and at least two others wounded on Sunday as Kashmiri militants stormed a paramilitary camp in disputed Kashmir. According to Indian officials, at … Continued

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik
17th Dec 2017

Interpol snubs India’s appeal against Muslim preacher Zakir Naik

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) said Saturday it will file a fresh appeal to Interpol after it turned down a request to issue a red notice for popular preacher Zakir Naik — … Continued

Pakistan: Church blast in Balochistan kills 5, injures 16
17th Dec 2017

Pakistan: Church blast in Balochistan kills 5, injures 16

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI (AA): At least five people have been killed and dozens are feared injured in a blast at a church in southwestern Pakistan, followed by security forces trying to overpower heavily armed terrorists, officials and local … Continued

Pakistan: Eleven killed as gunmen attack University hostel in Peshawar
1st Dec 2017

Pakistan: Eleven killed as gunmen attack University hostel in Peshawar

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least eleven students were killed and 37 people, including soldiers, injured as five terrorists stormed a university hostel in Peshawar,  the capital of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province Provincial police chief Salauddin Khattak … Continued

Pakistan’s law minister resigns to end capital’s siege
27th Nov 2017

Pakistan’s law minister resigns to end capital’s siege

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan’s federal law minister resigned from office early Monday bringing an end to a three-week long siege of the capital Islamabad, state-run Pakistan Television reporter. The resignation comes after protests on allegation of … Continued

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN
15th Nov 2017

Exploitation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh ‘rife’, says UN

By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s migration agency on Tuesday warned of the trafficking, exploitation and sexual abuse of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva: “Desperate … 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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