14th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Blast targets security forces vehicle in Mohmand; soldier killed

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A Pakistan army soldier was killed and two others were injured on Saturday in a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) blast near a security forces’ vehicle in Chamarkand area of northwestern Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal … Continued

13th Jun 2014

India: President of PML-N’s Khuzdar city chapter gunned down

 By Syed Ali Shah KHUZDAR, (Dawn): Haji Muhammad Alam Jattak, president of the Khuzdar city chapter of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), was shot dead in the early hours of Friday when unidentified gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire … Continued

12th Jun 2014

India: My Govt will work for development of all, incl Muslims, says Modi

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi] PTI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said his government would focus on uplift of the poor while working for development of all sections, including Muslims, and promised to take along every political party and … Continued

12th Jun 2014

India: Police gang-rape woman inside police station in UP

    By Haider Naqvi Hindustan Times: A woman who had gone to find out the reason of her husband’s arrest was allegedly gangraped by three policemen, including a sub inspector and two constables, inside a police station in this … Continued

12th Jun 2014

Pakistan: US drone strikes kill 16 in N Waziristan in 24 hours

MIRANSHAH, (The News): At least 10 people were killed in a second drone strike in North Waziristan during last 24 hours that has increased the toll to 16, Geo News reported on Thursday.   Sources said the drone targeted a … Continued

11th Jun 2014

India: Sharif says he is ‘looking forward to work with Modi’

[Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi last month (Photo: The Hindu)] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi expressing satisfaction over his meeting with him recently and … Continued

11th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Two, including a peace committee member killed in Swat firing

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two people including a member of peace committee were killed and three others injured on Wednesday when unidentified gunmen open fired in the Bara Bandi area of the Swat district. The deceased who belonged … Continued

10th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Death toll from Taftan bombing rises to 30

  By Ifthikar Firdous & APP The death toll from Sunday night’s suicide attack on a hotel hosting Shia pilgrims in Taftan rose to 30 on Monday, Express News reported. Among the 30 people killed in Taftan, 22 have been so … Continued

10th Jun 2014

Pakistan: At least 15 killed in airstrikes in Tirah valley

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 15 suspected militants were killed early on Tuesday as F-16 jets bombed militant hideouts in the Tirah valley along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, military sources said. Military jets targeted nine … Continued

9th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 23 Shi’a Muslim pilgrims killed in Balochistan

  [Photo: previous attack in Balochistan killing Shi’a Muslim pilgrims]   At least 23 Shia pilgrims returning from Iran were killed when militants attacked their buses in Pakistan’s troubled Balochistan province, officials said. The attack took place on Sunday when … Continued

9th Jun 2014

India: Bodies of 5 Hyderabad students recovered, 19 still missing

  Shimla, (IANS): Rescue workers on Monday morning recovered five bodies from Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district while the fate of 19 others washed away in the flooded Beas river is still not known, an official said. With this the death … Continued

9th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 24 killed in Taliban attack on Karachi airport

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Security forces said Monday they have relaunched a military operation at Karachi airport as gunfire resumed several hours after they announced the end of a militant siege that left 24 dead. Fresh gunfire was reported from … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Oxygen deficiency kills four infants at Karachi hospital

  KARACHI, (The News): Four new born babies lost their lives after oxygen supply to their incubators was disconnected due to load shedding at a hospital in Korangi area of Karachi, Geo News reported on Saturday.   According to the … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Twin blasts in Bajaur Agency kill two soldiers

RAWALPINDI, (The News): Twin blasts caused by the roadside bombs killed two soldiers of Pakistan Army in Bajaur Agency on Saturday, Geo News reported.   According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two soldiers lost their lives when improvised explosive devices … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Regulatory body suspends Geo News television channel

      Pakistan’s media regulation authority has forced the country’s leading news channel off the air. This came as the result of a row between Geo News and Pakistan’s spy agency.  The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 16 killed in separate road accidents

MANSEHRA/SARGODHA/SUKKUR, (The News): Sixteen persons lost their lives and several others were injured in different road accidents that occurred in Mansehra, Sargodha and Sukkur on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   In Sargodha, five persons of the same family were … Continued

5th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Seven soldiers killed in Bajaur Agency attack

BAJAUR, (The News): At least seven security personnel were martyred and seven others injured in cross border attacks on Pakistani security check posts on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to military sources, two soldiers were martyred in cross-border firing … Continued

5th Jun 2014

India: PM Modi likely to visit US in September

uhasini Haidar The Hindu: The confirmation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States means two things: that Mr. Modi is keen to extend his summit-level approach to bilateral ties past the subcontinent to the U.S. as well, … Continued

5th Jun 2014

India: Hindu attackers referred to murdered Muslim IT professional, as ‘first wicket’

  [Photo:   Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh murdered by Hindu mob for being a Muslim]     FP Post: New details have emerged in the case of the Pune Muslim IT professional,who was killed by a right-wing Hindu mob. An SMS exchanged by … Continued

4th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, 3 injured as PAF trainer jet crashes in Baldia Town

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons including the pilot and co-pilot were killed and three others injured when a training jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia Town area of Karachi on Tuesday, Geo News reported.   According to … 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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