Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … Continued

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC
20th Jan 2020

Pakistani PM warns India over civilian killings on Kashmir LoC

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned India on Sunday of a befitting response over the continued killing of civilians across the Line of Control (LoC), a de facto border that divides the Kashmir … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

Kashmir: Avalanche kills 61 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir
15th Jan 2020

Kashmir: Avalanche kills 61 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 61 people were killed and over 53 injured after an avalanche struck a village in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, official media said on Tuesday. Rescue operations were launched for another 12 victims who … Continued

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35
7th Jan 2020

India: Hindu mob attacks top university campus injuring 35

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) Security has been beefed up at the campus of a prestigious Indian university following a night of terror when masked men attacked students with batons. The police who were present outside the University … Continued

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur
31st Dec 2019

India: Fear grips Muslim-majority town of Rampur

By Shuriah Niazi   UTTAR PRADESH, India (AA) : Fear has gripped the Muslim-majority town of Rampur, 250 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of Indian capital New Delhi, as police have booked 141 people and are hunting thousands of others, for … Continued

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests
22nd Dec 2019

India: 15 killed, mainly Muslims in anti-citizenship law protests

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): Fifteen people were killed, mainly Muslims, many of them from bullet injuries, in India as peaceful protests reverberate across the country against a controversial citizenship law, security officials said Saturday. Inspector General of … Continued

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law
20th Dec 2019

India: Two killed in protests over new anti-Muslim citizenship law

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARTH, India (AA): At least two protestors were killed in southern India as demonstrations against a controversial new citizenship law escalated and spread Thursday, local media reported. The deaths occurred in Mangaluru in the Karnataka state … Continued

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’
17th Dec 2019

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’

By Shuriah Niazi and Riyaz ul Khaliq   NEW DELHI, India (AA): As protests against police crackdown in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia — a central university — and new citizenship law, spread in other parts of the country on Monday, … Continued

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka
16th Dec 2019

Bangladesh: Factory fire kills 10 near Dhaka

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 10 people have been killed and several injured n a deadly fire at a fan factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday evening. Fire services and civil defense officials told Anadolu … Continued

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament
10th Dec 2019

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament

By Shuriah Niazi and Abdul Gani   NEW DELHI/Guwahati (AA): India’s lower house of parliament passed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday, with 311 voting in support and 80 against. The bill was cleared after nearly 12 hours of … Continued

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror
6th Dec 2019

India: Prime witness in Babri Mosque demolition by Hindus recalls horror

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Even after the Indian Supreme Court this November described the demolition of the 16th-century Babri Mosque as a crime, punishment eludes the perpetrators over a quarter-century later. Prosecution witnesses, who are often … Continued

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers
5th Dec 2019

India clears citizenship bill for immigrants, except for Muslims, for lawmakers

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): India’s government on Wednesday cleared amendments to the country’s citizenship laws to award citizenship to migrants from neighboring countries. With the new act granting citizenship to “illegal migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,” it … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Because of an internet ban, not many Kashmiris are aware of an Indian diplomat’s comments that settlements modelled after Israel’s illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus — … Continued

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast
15th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Over 100 Rohingya refugees rescued off Bangladesh coast

By Omer Faruk Yıldız   KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AA): More than 100 Rohingya refugees were rescued Friday before their wooden boat sank off the southern coast of Bangladesh. According to a statement from the Bangladesh Coast Guard, the refugees were … Continued

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50
12th Nov 2019

Bangladesh: Head-on train collision kills 15, injures 50

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 15 people were killed and more than 50 others injured early Tuesday when two passenger trains collided head-on in Bangladesh’s Brahmanbaria district east of the capital, according to police and local … Continued

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims
10th Nov 2019

Pakistan opens Kartarpur border for Indian Sikh pilgrims

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan on Saturday opened a key border crossing with neighboring India for Sikh pilgrims ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, founder of their religion. With a giant gate opened … Continued

India: Babri Mosque case: India court rules in favor of Hindus
9th Nov 2019

India: Babri Mosque case: India court rules in favor of Hindus

By Shuriah Niazi, Riyaz ul Khaliq NEW DELHI, India/ANKARA, Turkey (AA): The historical site of early 16th century Babri Mosque should be handed over to Hindus for construction of Ram temple, ruled India’s top court on Saturday in a historic … Continued

Pakistan: Train fire in NE Pakistan kills 65, injures 40
31st Oct 2019

Pakistan: Train fire in NE Pakistan kills 65, injures 40

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) : At least 65 people were killed and over 40 injured, many serious, when a fire broke out Thursday morning on a passenger train in northeast Pakistan, an official confirmed. The fire started … 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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