24th May 2014

Pakistan: PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi’s inauguration

  [Photo: Nawaz Sharif (L) and Narendra Modi] ISLAMABAD, (The News): A spokesman for Pakistan’s prime minister says he will attend the inauguration ceremony of India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.   The decision by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: Six security personnel killed in Mohmand Agency IED blast

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Six security personnel lost their lives when a roadside bomb targeted their vehicle in Mohmand Agency area on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   Sources close to security forces told that the explosion occurred when a … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: One killed as two blasts rock Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, (The News): A man was killed and another injured in a blast at Supermarket located in F-6 area of the capital, police said.   An hour after the blast at the Supermarket another explosion took place in Islamabad’s G-9 … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: Suspected suicide bomb explosion in Islamabad kills one, injures another

  [Photo: Police forensic teams have also been summoned to the site to scour for clues. PHOTO: QAMAR ZAMAN/EXPRESS TRIBUNE] ISLAMABAD, (Express Tribune): A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of Super Market, near Shaheen chemist, F6 Islamabad early … Continued

23rd May 2014

Pakistan: Four suspected militants reported killed in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Gunship helicopters and fighter jets on Friday pounded suspected militant hideouts, killing four and injuring several in the North Waziristan tribal area, DawnNews reported. During the action, suspected insurgent sanctuaries were targeted in the tribal region’s Miramshah, Machis … Continued

22nd May 2014

Pakistan: Police kill two suspects in Lyari encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Two suspects were killed in police firing in Lyari in the early hours of Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to the police, the suspects opened fire when police stopped their vehicle during snap checking near … Continued

21st May 2014

Pakistan: North Waziristan air attacks kills 60 suspected militants

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): Shelling by the Pakistan Army’s gunship helicopters and fighter jets in the early hours of Wednesday killed at least 60 suspected militants and injured another 80, some critically, in several parts of … Continued

20th May 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed as violence revisits Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): At least seven people were killed in different parts of Karachi as fresh wave of violence hit the city home to at least 20 million people and commercial hub of the nuclear armed nation.   According … Continued

19th May 2014

Pakistan: Four bodies found from Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Four bodies were recovered from Tehsil Yakka Ghond area of Mohmand Agency, Geo News reported on Monday.   According to the political administration of the area, the bodies were found dumped along the road in Karpa … Continued

19th May 2014

India: Every third newly elected MP has ‘crime’ background

  New Delhi, (IANS) : Every third of the newly elected member of the Lok Sabha has a criminal background, an analysis of the disclosures they have made in their affidavits has shown. An analysis of 541 of the 543 … Continued

18th May 2014

Pakistan: Four die in Rajanpur house filled with generator smokes

RAJANPUR, (The News): Four persons asleep were found suffocated to death due to smokes filled in the house from the running generator on Sunday morning here, Geo News reported.   Sources said that following last night rain and power outage, … Continued

17th May 2014

India: Elections 2014: Lowest number of Muslim MPs since 1952

  NEW DELHI, (Times of India): The representation of Muslims in this Lok Sabha will be the lowest since the first general election of 1952. The 16th Lok Sabha will have just 24 Muslim MPs, down from 30 in the … Continued

16th May 2014

Pakistan: At least seven injured in Bannu

Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least seven people were injured on Friday when a remote controlled bomb exploded near a police vehicle on Railway Road in Bannu district, DawnNews reported. Police officials said that the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) … Continued

16th May 2014

India: No Muslim MP won in UP

  By Mohd Faisal Fareed   Lucknow, (Indian Express): For the first time, Uttar Pradesh, which accounts for nearly 18 per cent of the Muslim population, has failed to send even one Muslim MP to the Lok Sabha. Disappointed over … Continued

16th May 2014

India’s Congress party concedes election defeat

The ruling Congress party has conceded defeat in India, following reports of a clear lead for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies. Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi helped the new leadership into office. Narendra Modi will be the next … Continued

16th May 2014

Bangladesh: 17 die in Meghna in launch capsize

[A man, who made it ashore swimming through the waves of the Meghna during a nor’wester, wails as his brother who was travelling with him in the ill-fated launch was missing and feared dead. The photo was taken at Doulatpur … Continued

15th May 2014

Pakistan: Two shot dead in Khuzdar

  KHUZDAR, (The News): Unidentified armed men shot dead two people and injured three women in Khuzdar on Thursday morning, Geo News reported. According to details, unknown armed men barged into a house in Khairwa area and opened fire. As … Continued

14th May 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike in Khyber kills three suspected militants

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three suspected militants were reportedly killed on Wednesday during a US drone strike in Khyber tribal region at the Pak-Afghan border, official sources claimed. According to sources, some vehicles of the … Continued

14th May 2014

Pakistan: Two Rangers personnel killed in Kashmore firing

  KASHMORE, (The News): Two Rangers were shot dead in an attack on their checkpost at Bhitai Colony near Tangwani on Wednesday here, Geo News reported. Police said that the assailants fired on the Rangers’ checkpost deployed for the protection … Continued

11th May 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi firing

  KARACHI, (The News): Four persons were killed and three including a girl-child sustained injuries in the latest firing incidents here, Geo News reported Sunday morning.   Police said that one body was found at Gulshan-e-Zia besides one more body … 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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