Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel
5th Dec 2016

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 75 injured in a fire at a Karachi hotel early Monday, officials said. The blaze engulfed the four-star Regent Plaza hotel in the city’s downtown after breaking … Continued

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions
25th Nov 2016

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Lawmakers in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province have passed a bill outlawing forced religious conversions, declaring them a punishable crime. Parties across the board passed the bill which does not allow anyone under 18 to … Continued

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling
21st Nov 2016

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI,  (AA): At least four children were killed and three other people injured in fresh shelling by Indian forces along the border of the disputed Kashmir region in the last 24 hours, Pakistan claimed Sunday. Indian … Continued

India:  107 dead in north India train derailment
20th Nov 2016

India: 107 dead in north India train derailment

By Shuriah Niazi   BHOPAL, India (AA): At least 107 people were killed in a train derailment in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state on Sunday, police said. More than 200 passengers were injured, many seriously. Images on local media showed … Continued

Pakistan: 30 killed, 70 injured in blast at Shah Norani shrine
12th Nov 2016

Pakistan: 30 killed, 70 injured in blast at Shah Norani shrine

Dawn: At least 30 people were killed and 70 were injured on Saturday in an explosion at the shrine of Shah Norani in Khuzdar district of Balochistan, DawnNews reported. The death toll is feared to rise with women and children … Continued

India:  Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest
7th Nov 2016

India: Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA): Kashmiri pro-independence leaders met Sunday for the first time since anti-India unrest started in the disputed region four months ago. Veteran leader of the Hurriyat (G) party Syed Ali Shah Geelani … Continued

Pakistan: 18 killed in train collision in Karachi
3rd Nov 2016

Pakistan: 18 killed in train collision in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 18 people were killed and more than 40 others injured in a collision between two passenger trains near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi’s Landi Railway Station on Thursday, police and health … Continued

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir
1st Nov 2016

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Pakistan on Monday accused longtime rival India of killing four civilians and injuring six others in a firing and shelling incident in the disputed Kashmir Valley. The latest casualties have raised the number of … Continued

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event
30th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 Shia Muslims killed in terror shooting during religious event

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least five Shia Muslims, including a woman, were killed and 11 others injured when gunmen opened fire on a congregation in Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi on Saturday, police said. The incident, the latest … Continued

Pakistan: 4 killed in Pakistan, India border clashes
25th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 4 killed in Pakistan, India border clashes

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Three civilians, including two children, and an Indian soldier have been killed by fresh border clashes between Indian and Pakistani forces, officials said Monday. The Pakistani army’s spokesperson’s unit claimed Indian forces began “unprovoked” … Continued

Pakistan: Armed militias raid police center in Quetta, killing 59
25th Oct 2016

Pakistan: Armed militias raid police center in Quetta, killing 59

By Yusuf Hatip   ISLAMABAD (AA): At least 59 cadets and guards were killed and 120 wounded Monday when gunmen attacked a police training center in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, authorities said. At least six heavily armed terrorists, wearing suicide vests, … Continued

Pakistan, India tension becomes culture war
23rd Oct 2016

Pakistan, India tension becomes culture war

By Aamir Latif and Ahmad Adil   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A month of tension between Pakistan and India that has resulted in diplomatic arguments and cross-border gunfights has also been played out on the cultural front in recent weeks. While … Continued

Pakistan bus collision kills 30
17th Oct 2016

Pakistan bus collision kills 30

KARACHI, (AA): At least 30akistan-two-buses-collide-killing-30-near-Rahim-Yar-Khan-in-Punjab-17-oct-16-pho-The-News-Jang.jpg people were killed and over 50 injured when two passenger buses collided head-on in northeastern Pakistan on Monday morning, officials and local media reported. The crash happened in Rahim Yar Khan’s Khanpur area of the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral
9th Oct 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian forces fire at crowds at Kashmiri boy’s funeral

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The killing of a 12-year-old boy by Indian troops in Kashmir led to clashes at his funeral on Saturday. Junaid Akhoon was killed Friday during clashes between security forces and pro-independence protesters … Continued

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan
7th Oct 2016

Pakistan: 5 dead, 19 injured in Jaffer Express blast in Baluchistan

Express Tribune & AA:  At least five people were killed and 19 others injured on Friday when two bombs exploded near Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express in Machh area of Bolan district, Baluchistan. Earlier on Tuesday four Shia women were killed when … Continued

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists
30th Sep 2016

Pakistani cinemas stop screening of Indian films, as India bans Pakistani artists

  Karachi, (Dawn): The management of Lahore’s Super Cinema has announced in a Facebook post that they will cease the screening of all Indian films in their cinema. Karachi’s Nueplex Cinemas followed suit; the management conveyed this to its patrons … Continued

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India
30th Sep 2016

Pakistan: 2 Pakistani troops killed in border clashes with India

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Two Pakistani troops were killed during an hours-long clash with Indian border guards, the Pakistani army said Thursday. An Indian soldier has been captured by the Pakistan army, according to Pakistani officials. The fresh … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle
18th Sep 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: 17 soldiers killed in Indian-held Kashmir gunbattle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, India (AA): At least 17 Indian soldiers and four suspected militants were killed in a gunbattle at an army base in northern Uri town in Indian-held Kashmir. “Four terrorists killed in counter-terrorist operation … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers
17th Sep 2016

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack kills 30 during Friday prayers

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 30 people were killed when a suicide bomber blew up himself in a mosque in northwestern Anbar Tehsil of Mohmand Agency. tribal area, according to a local official Friday. Thirty others were … Continued

Pakistan: 4 killed in train collision near Multan
16th Sep 2016

Pakistan: 4 killed in train collision near Multan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least four people were killed and dozens injured late Wednesday when a passenger train collided with a freight train in central Pakistan, an official said. The collision around 25 kilometers (15 miles) from … 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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