Jammu Kashmir: Two civilians killed by Indian forces
15th Feb 2016

Jammu Kashmir: Two civilians killed by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA) – Two Kashmiri civilians were killed and seven wounded on Sunday when security forces opened fire on a group of protesters in Indian-administered Jammu Kashmir. The civilians were protesting in Pulwama … Continued

Thailand: Thai forces seize insurgent camp in southern jungle
11th Feb 2016

Thailand: Thai forces seize insurgent camp in southern jungle

By Max Constant   BANGKOK (AA) – Thai security forces have overrun a well-organized insurgent camp hidden in the jungles of the country’s troubled Muslim south and arrested one rebel after a brief clash, local media reported Thursday. A commander … Continued

Indian-held Jammu Kashmir paralyzed by general strike
10th Feb 2016

Indian-held Jammu Kashmir paralyzed by general strike

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Indian-held Jammu Kashmir on Tuesday saw a complete general strike organized to commemorate the third anniversary of the death of Afzal Guru, who was hanged by the Indian authorities for his alleged … Continued

India: Jammu Kashmir locked down on eve of India’s Republic Day
25th Jan 2016

India: Jammu Kashmir locked down on eve of India’s Republic Day

[Photo: Earlier, protestors cover themselves as Indian policemen fires a teargas towards protesters after the funeral ceremony of Shakir Ahmad of Hizbul Mujahideen, on the trees in Pulwama, some 30 kilometers from Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir … Continued

Pakistan: 21 people killed, 60 injured in campus attack
20th Jan 2016

Pakistan: 21 people killed, 60 injured in campus attack

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA & Agencies) – Several people were killed and scores injured Wednesday in a gun-and -bomb attack on a university campus in northwest Pakistan. 21 people have been killed and more than 60 injured, some … Continued

Pakistan: 14 killed at polio vaccination centre in Quetta
13th Jan 2016

Pakistan: 14 killed at polio vaccination centre in Quetta

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): At least 14 people, including 12 policemen, were killed in a bomb blast Wednesday in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, officials said. The bomb struck a police van outside a polio vaccination center in the … Continued

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh fails to draw Pakistan into row with Tehran
11th Jan 2016

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh fails to draw Pakistan into row with Tehran

KARACHI, (AA): Mohammad bin Salman, deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Islamabad on Sunday to seek Pakistan’s support in its ongoing diplomatic spat with Iran. He was the second high-profile Saudi visitor in less than three days: earlier … Continued

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami blasts decision to execute chief
7th Jan 2016

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami blasts decision to execute chief

[Photo: Motiur Rahman Nizami] Mainul Islam Khan DHAKA, (AA): The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party on Wednesday condemned a court decision to uphold the death penalty against its party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami. Acting party chief Maqbul Ahmed and acting secretary-general Shafiqur Rahman issued … Continued

India: 11 killed in ongoing fighting in Punjab state
4th Jan 2016

India: 11 killed in ongoing fighting in Punjab state

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, (AA): At least 11 people have been killed in ongoing gun battles between Indian security forces and suspected Pakistani militants following an attack on an Indian Air Force base in the Pathankot area of India’s … Continued

India: Attack on Indian air base near Pakistani border kills 7
2nd Jan 2016

India: Attack on Indian air base near Pakistani border kills 7

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, (AA): Seven people were killed, including four militants, after a group of suspected Pakistani militants launched an attack at an Indian Air Force (IAF) base, leading to a fierce gunbattle between the militants’ and the security … Continued

Pakistan: 6 dead, 50 injured in suicide blast
30th Dec 2015

Pakistan: 6 dead, 50 injured in suicide blast

KARACHI, (AA): At least 26 people were killed and more than 50 were injured after a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden motorbike into a government building in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, police said. The bomber struck a government registration office … Continued

27th Nov 2015

Pakistan: Federal minister survives attack in NW Pakistan

KARACHI, (AA) – A roadside bomb that targeted a federal minister killed two policemen and injured three others — while leaving the minister unharmed — in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, local officials said. The attack occurred in Federal Minster Akram Khan … Continued

Bangladesh executes two senior opposition leaders
22nd Nov 2015

Bangladesh executes two senior opposition leaders

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA) – Bangladesh on Sunday hanged two well-known opposition figures convicted of war crimes during the country’s war of independence from Pakistan in 1971, depsite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed. Bangladesh … Continued

India: Rains in Tamil Nadu kill 71
17th Nov 2015

India: Rains in Tamil Nadu kill 71

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): Heavy rains continued to hit many parts of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Monday for the second consecutive day killing 71 people in the state as authorities in the capital city of Chennai … Continued

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election
9th Nov 2015

India: PM Modi’s BJP loses key state election

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday appeared set to lose elections in the key East Indian state of Bihar, according to early data released by the country’s official electoral … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Hundreds detained, one shot dead, during Modi visit
8th Nov 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Hundreds detained, one shot dead, during Modi visit

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India [J&K] (AA & Greater Kashmir): Amid a severe curfew imposed by Indian authorities in Jammu Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the disputed region Sunday to address a rally in the heavily … Continued

Pakistan: 25 killed in factory building collapse
6th Nov 2015

Pakistan: 25 killed in factory building collapse

KARACHI, (AA, The News): Rescuers on Thursday pulled out over 100 laborers from under the rubble of a factory building that collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and injuring more than 50, officials said. Victims had been trapped for at … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Indian troops killed on Kashmir’s Line of Control
4th Nov 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Two Indian troops killed on Kashmir’s Line of Control

By Ahmad Adil   SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India, (AA): Two Indian soldiers were killed on Monday along the Line of Control (LoC) in the northern part of the disputed Kashmir region, with New Delhi accusing Pakistan of violating the ceasefire … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan
2nd Nov 2015

Pakistan: Four killed in railway blast in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least four passengers were killed and another 10 wounded Sunday when a bomb was detonated by remote control along a railway line in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, which shares borders with both Iran and … Continued

Bangladesh: Publisher hacked to death
1st Nov 2015

Bangladesh: Publisher hacked to death

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA): Publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan was killed in a knife attack Saturday at his office in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said. Dipan, 43, had published a book authored by secular blogger Avijit Roy, who … 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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