Pakistan: 13 people injured in suicide attack outside Shia Muslim mosque
13th Sep 2016

Pakistan: 13 people injured in suicide attack outside Shia Muslim mosque

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): 13 people, including four policemen were injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden vest after security forces foiled an attempt to strike an Eid al-Adha congregation in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, police said.One suicide … Continued

Bangladesh: Dozens dead in factory explosion, blaze
11th Sep 2016

Bangladesh: Dozens dead in factory explosion, blaze

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA, (AA):  At least 24 people died in a factory boiler blast and fire in Tongi, a township to the north of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, on Saturday, police said. Deputy Insp. Malek Khasru Khan said … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 more civilians killed by Indian army amid unrest
11th Sep 2016

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 more civilians killed by Indian army amid unrest

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, India (AA): Two more civilians were killed by the Indian armed forces Saturday, further raising tensions ahead of Eid al-Adha in the disputed Indian-held Kashmir The region has been the scene of unrest … Continued

World ‘ignoring Bangladeshi executions’
9th Sep 2016

World ‘ignoring Bangladeshi executions’

By Tayfun Salci   LONDON (AA): The international community — with the notable exception of Turkey — is standing silent as opposition figures in Bangladesh are being abducted and killed, the son of one of the country’s leading dissents has … Continued

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle
29th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Three people allegedly involved in a 2009 gun-and-bomb attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore have been killed in a late-night clash between the security forces and terrorists, police said Sunday. A … Continued

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Friday arrested a leading Kashmiri independence leader, his party said. Meanwhile at least 19 students have been blinded by Indian security officers. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized Friday afternoon outside … Continued

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian-backed chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday defended recent civilian killings by Indian forces, saying that protesters were a small minority who had attacked police stations and army camps. “Did … Continued

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan
26th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): At least six Pakistani paramilitary troops were killed and another two injured in an attack by separatists on a checkpoint in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, an official said Thursday. The attack took place in … Continued

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed
19th Aug 2016

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed

SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): The Indian government has added a ban on movement during nighttime hours to an ongoing 41-day curfew in Kashmir. Meanwhile, killings blamed on Indian forces have continued with villagers in the southern Kashmiri settlement of Khrew … Continued

Pakistan: Bus falls into ravine, killing 25 wedding party
15th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Bus falls into ravine, killing 25 wedding party

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 25 people, including women and children, were killed and 20 others injured when a bus carrying guests for a wedding fell into a ravine in Pakistani-administered Azad Kashmir on Sunday, police said. … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll in hospital bombing in Quetta rises to 70
9th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Death toll in hospital bombing in Quetta rises to 70

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 70 people were killed by a suicide attack at a hospital in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, according to a senior official. Balochistan Home Minister Safraz Bugti said 103 people were also injured … Continued

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 53 in Quetta bomb blast
8th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Death toll rises to 53 in Quetta bomb blast

QUETTA, (The News, Dawn): The Quetta Civil Hospital was rocked by a bomb blast followed by firing, which claimed the lives of fifty-three people and injured multiple on Monday. Eyewitnesses stated that scores of lawyers were injured due to the … Continued

Pakistan: 26 killed after bus washed away by flood
31st Jul 2016

Pakistan: 26 killed after bus washed away by flood

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 26 passengers, most of them children, were killed after a bus carrying wedding guests was washed away by a flash flood in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. The bus was carrying … Continued

Pakistan: Hindu youth murdered amid communal riots
28th Jul 2016

Pakistan: Hindu youth murdered amid communal riots

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): A Hindu youth has been killed and another injured in Pakistan amid inter-communal riots, police said Wednesday. The youth was killed by angry mobs in the remote Dharki district of the populous Sindh province, … Continued

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban
19th Jul 2016

India: Kashmiris angry at newspapers’ ban

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): For a third day, newspapers in Indian-held Kashmir have not hit the stands following a ban by the pro-India government in the region. The blanket ban on newspapers comes amid a popular … Continued

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury
11th Jul 2016

India: Deadly clashes stoke Kashmiri fury

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): As the death toll has risen in Kashmir, so has the fury that has mounted by the hour and spread throughout the disputed Himalayan region in the wake of the killing of … Continued

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir
10th Jul 2016

India: Indian forces kill 11 protesters in occupied Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): At least 11 civilians have been killed and over 100 others wounded in several separate incidents of Indian security forces opening fire on protesters in southern parts of Indian-held Kashmir since Friday … Continued

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces
9th Jul 2016

India: Top Kashmir militant killed in fight with Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): A young Kashmiri militant commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen was killed along with two other militants in a gun battle in south Kashmir on Friday, police confirmed. Indian police chief in Kashmir … Continued

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani
5th Jul 2016

Thailand: Bomb blast rocks security checkpoint in Pattani

By P.S. Waller   BANGKOK (AA): A security checkpoint in southern Thailand was rocked by a bomb blast early Tuesday, with insurgents continuing a campaign of violence as the Muslim holy month comes to a close. An official who requested … Continued

Pakistan flash floods kill dozens
4th Jul 2016

Pakistan flash floods kill dozens

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI ,(AA): Flash floods in Pakistan have killed dozens of people and cut off villages in the country’s remote northwest, officials said Sunday. District Mayor Maghfirat Shah told reporters 31 deaths had been confirmed from the … 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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