2nd Feb 2014

Pakistan: Building roof collapses in Peshawar; 1 dead, over 20 hurt

PESHAWAR, (The News): Roof of an under-construction building at Jamil Chowk collapsed here on Sunday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 20 other workers, Geo News reported.   Rescue sources said that 20 injured persons were immediately … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, 50 rounded up in Swabi raid

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR (Dawn):  Four suspected militants were killed and 50 others were rounded up in a targeted raid in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi district. The operation, being carried out by police and security personnel, was still in progress. … Continued

1st Feb 2014

Pakistan: Judicial commission to investigate 13 bodies found in Khuzdar

Map shows location of Khuzdar district in Balochistan province. — Google maps image QUETTA:, (Dawn) The Balochistan government on Saturday formed a judicial commission to launch a probe into the discovery of 13 bodies recovered from graves in Khuzdar, DawnNews reported. Balochistan … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Pakistan: Three security men killed in Awaran blast

QUETTA, (The News): A blast occurred near the security forces’ vehicle in District Awaran of Balochistan province Friday morning that killed three troops and injured four others, Geo News reported.   According to the sources, the incident occurred in District … Continued

31st Jan 2014

Pakistan: IED blast kills three security personnel, wounds four in Khuzdar

The security convoy was traveling from Wadh area to Bela when it struck a remote controlled explosive device planted on the roadside near Jhao area in Khuzdar district, killing three personnel and wounding four others.— File Photo QUETTA, (Dawn): A … Continued

30th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Karachi bomb attacks kill four, including three Rangers

By Asif Mahmood KARACHI (Dawn & Agencies): Three bomb blasts including a suicide attack targeting security personnel in Karachi killed at least four people on Wednesday, officials said. The dead included three paramilitary Rangers and a private security guard, while … Continued

29th Jan 2014

India: Luxury bus collides with oil tanker, 7 charred to death in Thane district

Mumbai, (Hindustan Times ): At least seven people were charred to death and 11 others injured when a luxury bus collided with a diesel tanker near Thane district’s Kude village on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway early on Wednesday, police said. According to the … Continued

29th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Two killed, four injured in Orakzai coalmine blast

ORAKZAI AGENCY, (Dawn): At least two labourers were killed and four others were injured Wednesday when an explosion occurred in a coalmine in Orakzai Agency, DawnNews reported. According to sources, the blast took place in a coalmine in the Doli … Continued

28th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Woman killed, two injured in Kurram landmine explosions

  [File photo] KURRAM AGENCY, (Dawn): A woman was killed and two others were injured when two landmine explosions occurred in the Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported. According to official sources, unknown persons had installed two bombs at a roadside … Continued

27th Jan 2014

Pakistan: No way out: With the only route blocked, Shi’a Muslim pilgrims fly to Quetta

By Shezad Baloch   QUETTA, (Express Tribune): After the Mastung bombing last week left 28 Shia pilgrims dead, the provincial government of Balochistan suspended movement across the 700-kilometre long Quetta-Taftan route. In view of the security situation, the hundred or so … Continued

27th Jan 2014

India: 21 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Andaman

    [Rescuers carry a victim after a tourist boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. (PTI) ]   Port Blair, (PTI): At least 21 persons were killed after an overcrowded tourist boat capsized … Continued

27th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Three killed in Budh Bair firing in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, (The News): Three persons were killed and one other was injured when unidentified attackers opened fire in Budh Bair area of Peshawar Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the incident occurred in Mashokhel area of Budh … Continued

26th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Six policemen killed in terrorist attacks in Karachi

[Photo: People transfer an injured man to a hospital in Karachi on Jan. 25. (Xinhua/Arshad) ]   ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least six policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday night in two different terrorist attacks in Pakistan’s southern port city of … Continued

25th Jan 2014

Pakistan: 11 killed, four injured as jeep plunges into ravine in Chitral

CHITRAL, (Dawn): At least 11 people were killed and four others injured when a Chitral-bound jeep fell into a ravine in the Marwai area of the district here on Saturday, DawnNews reported. According to District Police Officer (DPO), Ghulam Hussain, … Continued

25th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Mastung aftermath: 27 new graves in Alamdar Road graveyard

QUETTA, (Express Tribune): Twenty seven graves were dug in a cemetery on the Alamdar Road, Quetta for the burial of the victims of Mastung bus bombing, Express News reported on Friday. On January 21, Shia pilgrims were killed when a suicide … Continued

23rd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Countrywide protests against Mastung bloodbath

[Photo: The News] By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA: The protests against the killing of Shia pilgrims in a bombing in Balochistan’s Mastung district were observed across the nation on Thursday including Karachi, Quetta, Lahore, Islamabad, and Hyderabad, DawnNews reported. The … Continued

23rd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Mastung blast: Bereaved families stage sit-in along with dead bodies

Women and children protesting against Mastung blast in Karachi. PHOTO: PPI   By Shezad Baloch QUETTA, (Express Tribune): The families who lost their loved ones in the Mastung suicide bombing staged a sit-in on Alamdar Road in Quetta on Wednesday and … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: 33 Uzbek, 3 German among militants killed in army operation in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least 36 foreign national militants and important Pakistan Taliban commanders were among the over 40 militants killed in the operation launched by Pakistani forces in the country’s northwestern tribal region, local media reported on Wednesday. Local media … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Four tortured bodies recovered from Gulshan-e-Hadeed

KARACHI, (The News): Four bodies bearing torture marks were found from Gulshan-e-Hadeed area of Karachi Wednesday morning, Geo News reported.   According to the sources, four bodies were found from Link Road in Gulshan-e-Hadeed today morning who were tortured before … Continued

22nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Polio security team attacked in Charsadda; seven dead

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in an explosion near a police mobile van which was on its way for security duty for polio immunisation workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s … 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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