Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives
22nd May 2016

Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA): At least 20 people have been killed — and scores injured — by Cyclone “Roanu”, which pounded Bangladesh on Saturday, according to local emergency officials. The head of the country’s disaster management agency, … Continued

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely
11th May 2016

Bangladesh: Party head’s execution condemned widely

By Bayram Altug   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): Turks gathered overnight to protest the execution of the leader of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami group, Motiur Rahman Nizami. The US has voiced concern to the execution. In Ankara, a group of people connected to … Continued

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi
9th May 2016

Pakistan: Taliban kill prominent rights activist in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): The Taliban have claimed responsibility for killing prominent blogger and rights activist Khurram Zaki, who was gunned down in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi late Saturday night. He was killed just after he had … Continued

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks
3rd May 2016

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India, (AA) – After calling off earlier talks with Pakistan after Pakistani officials met with pro-independence leaders in Kashmir, India seems to have quietly backtracked, saying Kashmiri leaders are free to meet with … Continued

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south
30th Apr 2016

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south

By CS Thana   BANGKOK (AA) – Peace talks between Thailand’s military government and an umbrella group of insurgents operating in the country’s Muslim south have failed after the removal of a key government negotiator, according to local media Friday. … Continued

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden
29th Apr 2016

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden

WASHINGTON (AA) – A famed American journalist is convinced “more than ever” that Pakistan assisted the U.S. in killing Osama bin Laden despite official denials from both countries. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh made the remarks while speaking to Pakistani … Continued

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes
27th Apr 2016

India: After 2-month hiatus, Pakistan-India dialogue resumes

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA) – Two months after talks were suspended following a January terrorist attack in northern India allegedly carried out by Pakistani militants, diplomats of both countries held talks in New Delhi on Tuesday. The … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills one, injures 18 in NW Pakistan
20th Apr 2016

Pakistan: Suicide blast kills one, injures 18 in NW Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – A suicide bomber on Tuesday blew himself up inside a government building in northwestern Pakistan, killing one person and injuring another 18, local police officials said. The bomber struck a tax department … Continued

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians
14th Apr 2016

Jammu Kashmir on edge after Indian army kills civilians

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA): The Jammu Kashmir region witnessed a complete shutdown Wednesday, a day after three civilians, including a 70-year-old woman, were killed by the Indian army. Hundreds of people defied a government-imposed curfew … Continued

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State
11th Apr 2016

India: Temple fire kills more than 100 in Kerala State

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) – At least 102 people have been killed in a massive fire that tore through a Hindu temple in India’s Kerala State on Sunday morning. Another 380 people were injured in the conflagration, … Continued

Pakistan: Rains, floods kill over 200 in northern Pakistan
6th Apr 2016

Pakistan: Rains, floods kill over 200 in northern Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Rescue workers in northwestern Pakistan dug through debris and mud on Tuesday in hopes of finding survivors after a landslide buried at least 30 people alive on Monday as the death toll from days … Continued

Myanmar: New Myanmar minister scolded over ‘anti Muslim’ comment
4th Apr 2016

Myanmar: New Myanmar minister scolded over ‘anti Muslim’ comment

By Kyaw Ye Lynn   YANGON, (AA): Muslim officials in Myanmar jumped to the defense of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government on Sunday after its new religious affairs minister appeared to make comments detrimental to the country’s Muslims. The National … Continued

Pakistan: Five killed in coal mine explosion
3rd Apr 2016

Pakistan: Five killed in coal mine explosion

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least five miners were killed and six others injured in a coal mine explosion in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. At the time of explosion, 11 workers were present in the coalmine … Continued

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast
29th Mar 2016

Pakistanis mourn victims of deadly Lahore blast

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA) – Grieving Pakistanis held special prayers and memorial services on Monday to mourn the victims of Sunday’s massive suicide blast in Lahore, as expressions of solidarity poured in from around the world. A suicide … Continued

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore
28th Mar 2016

Pakistan: At least 69 killed by suicide blast in Lahore

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded park in Lahore on Sunday evening, killing at least 69 people and injuring 300 others, Salman Rafiq, health minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has said. … Continued

India: 2 killed, incl 13-year-old in suspected anti-Muslim hate crime
20th Mar 2016

India: 2 killed, incl 13-year-old in suspected anti-Muslim hate crime

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA) – Two Muslim cattle-herders, including a 13-year-old boy, were reportedly hanged to death in the Lateher district of India’s eastern Jharkhand State in an attack some believe may have been religiously motivated. … Continued

Pakistan: Bus bomb blast kills 15 in Peshawar
16th Mar 2016

Pakistan: Bus bomb blast kills 15 in Peshawar

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured Wednesday after a bomb exploded on a bus in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said. Police said the explosive device was planted … Continued

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile
15th Mar 2016

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable missile

NEW DELHI (AA) – India on Monday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from an island off the country’s eastern Odisha State. Capable of hitting targets at a distance of 700 kilometers, the missile was launched as part of a … Continued

Pakistan: 20 killed as rains, flashfloods hit across Pakistan
13th Mar 2016

Pakistan: 20 killed as rains, flashfloods hit across Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Torrential rains accompanied by flashfloods have killed at least 20 people over the last two days in northwestern and southwestern Pakistan, officials and local media reported on Saturday. Most of the fatalities have been … Continued

Bangladesh upholds death penalty for Islamic leader
9th Mar 2016

Bangladesh upholds death penalty for Islamic leader

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA): Bangladesh’s top court on Tuesday upheld a death sentence handed down against a member of the country’s largest Islamic party for alleged war crimes committed during the nation’s 1971 independence war. The court … 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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