Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire
29th Mar 2019

Bangladesh: 25 killed in Dhaka building fire

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): 25 people were killed on Thursday when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, officials said. At least 25 bodies have been recovered from the site, Shamim Hasan, … Continued

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob
24th Mar 2019

India: Muslim family attacked in their home by Hindu mob

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): With a Hindu mob telling them to “go to Pakistan,” a Muslim family was beaten with hockey sticks and iron rods in their house in northern India, officials and local media reported Saturday. … Continued

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP
8th Mar 2019

India: Hindus assault Kashmiri vendors in UP

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Amid heightened tensions with Pakistan over Kashmir, two Kashmiri men have been assaulted by local Hindus in northern India, media reports said Thursday. The two men were abused, slapped and beaten with a … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown
6th Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 militants killed by Indian forces amid shutdown

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Indian armed forces in Tral area in the south of Kashmir, police said. Police spokesman Manoj Pandita in a statement … Continued

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death
3rd Mar 2019

India returns body of Pakistani prisoner, beaten to death

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): India on Saturday returned the body of a Pakistani prisoner who was beaten to death last month in reported retaliation over a deadly attack in Kashmir. The body was handed over to Pakistani … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed
2nd Mar 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Indian forces, 1 civilian killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Four personnel of Indian armed forces were killed in a gun battle with militants on Friday in Kashmir’s north, police said. “Two police personnel, two CRPF [paramilitary] personnel and a … Continued

Pakistan claims shooting down 2 Indian fighter jets
27th Feb 2019

Pakistan claims shooting down 2 Indian fighter jets

By Islamuddin Sajid and Aamir Latif   ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – Pakistan army on Wednesday claimed that the country’s air force have shot down two Indian fighter jets that crossed into Pakistani territory. India has denied Pakistani reports of downing … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces crack down on Kashmiri leaders
24th Feb 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian forces crack down on Kashmiri leaders

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary soldiers to Jammu and Kashmir and launched a crackdown on Kashmiri leaders, media reports said on Saturday. A notice from the Home … Continued

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka
21st Feb 2019

Bangladesh: Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka

By Ahmet Salih Alacaci and Md. Kamruzzaman   ANKARA/DHAKA (AA): At least 70 people were killed Wednesday when a massive fire spread through several apartment buildings in Bangladesh’s capital. Fire Service and Civil Defense Director Maj. AKM Shakil Nawaz confirmed … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 44 Indian troops killed in Kashmir car bombing
15th Feb 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: 44 Indian troops killed in Kashmir car bombing

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): At least 44 Indian paramilitary personnel were killed in a car bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian media reported on Thursday. According to New-Delhi based newspaper Hindustan Times, 20 soldiers … Continued

India: Hotel fire kills 17 in New Delhi
12th Feb 2019

India: Hotel fire kills 17 in New Delhi

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): At least 17 people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday when a fire broke out at a hotel in the Indian capital New Delhi, emergency officials said. Virendra Singh, deputy fire … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Kashmiris killed by Indian forces in gun battle
11th Feb 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Kashmiris killed by Indian forces in gun battle

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, JAMMU KASHMIR, India (AA): Five Kashmiri militants were killed in a gun battle by Indian armed forces in southern Kashmir on Sunday. “Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in the Kellam … Continued

India: 4 Hindus convicted in 2002 Muslim massacre get bail
24th Jan 2019

India: 4 Hindus convicted in 2002 Muslim massacre get bail

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Four people convicted last year of involvement in a Muslim massacre in 2002 were granted bail on Wednesday by India’s Supreme Court, local media reported. Nearly 100 Muslims were killed in the massacre … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 civilians wounded in Indian army gunfire
14th Jan 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 civilians wounded in Indian army gunfire

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): At least 11 civilians were wounded on Sunday when Indian armed forces opened fire on mourners and protesters gathered to offer funeral prayers for two slain militants in the south … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2018 deadliest year in decade, 586 killed
9th Jan 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: 2018 deadliest year in decade, 586 killed

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): The year 2018 was the deadliest in the last decade in Jammu and Kashmir, as 586 people were killed in the region, according to a rights group. Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Societies … Continued

India: Muslim lynched to death by mob on suspicion of cow theft
4th Jan 2019

India: Muslim lynched to death by mob on suspicion of cow theft

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob of 300 people over suspicion of cow theft in India’s eastern state of Bihar, police said on Thursday. The victim, identified as 55-year-old … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 7 civilians among 11 killed by Indian troops
16th Dec 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: 7 civilians among 11 killed by Indian troops

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): At least eleven people – including seven civilians, an Indian soldier and three militants – were killed in Kashmir’s south on Saturday, police said. According to the police, the slain … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 militants, including teenager, killed in Kashmir
10th Dec 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 militants, including teenager, killed in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three militants, including a 14-year-old, were killed on Sunday after Indian forces attacked a militant hideout in Mujgund near Srinagar, the capital city of Kashmir. The gun battle started on … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian troops kill 6 militants, 1 civilian
26th Nov 2018

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian troops kill 6 militants, 1 civilian

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Six militants and an Indian army soldier were killed in Kashmir’s south after the troops attacked a militant hideout on Sunday, police said. One teen civilian was killed by Indian … Continued

Pakistan: Bombing kills 25 in Orakzai market
23rd Nov 2018

Pakistan: Bombing kills 25 in Orakzai market

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least 25 people were killed and 35 injured in a bomb attack in Kalaya Bazaar, northwest Pakistan on Friday, local media reported. Meanwhile, a terror attack on the Chinese Consulate General situated in … 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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