9th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Nine killed in clash near Dera Bugti

DERA BUGTI, (Dawn): Nine people were killed in an armed clash between two groups near Dera Bugti, Geo News reported on Sunday.   According to Sarfraz Bugti, Home Minister Balochistan it was an act of terrorism. The exchange of fire … Continued

9th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Bomb defused in Peshwar

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) on Sunday defused a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) planted in Peshawar’s Sirband area whereas at least three persons were killed in a clash between policemen and suspected dacoits … Continued

8th Feb 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured as college bus plunges into ravine in Pakpattan

PAKPATTAN, (The News): A college student lost her life while fourteen other were wounded when a private college bus plunged into ravine in Pakpattan on Saturday, Geo News reported.   According to the rescue sources, a private college bus plunged … Continued

7th Feb 2014

Bangladesh: Four die in Gazipur road crash

The Daily Star: Four people including two siblings were killed and three injured as a human hauler crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kapasia upazila of Gazipur last night. The deceased are Parvin Akter, 35, her brother Jasim Uddin, 30, … Continued

7th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Govt, TTP negotiators chart roadmap for peace talks

The image shows members of the high-powered committee designated by the government to facilitate talks with the Taliban. — File Photo ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Negotiators for the Pakistani government and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) met Thursday for a first round of … Continued

6th Feb 2014

Nepal: 14 killed as bus plunges into river

Kathmandu, (PTI): At least 14 people were killed and seven others injured on Thursday when a passenger bus veered off a mountain highway and fell some 500 metres into a river. The bus, carrying 21 people, was en route to … Continued

6th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Peace Committee members killed in Tank clash

TANK, (The News): Two persons including the leader of Peace Committee (Aman Lashkar), Haider Jan were killed when a clash took place between the committee volunteers and terrorists in Tank on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to the sources, … Continued

5th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Suicide attack kills 9, injures over 50 in Peshawar

[Photo: (Xinhua/Ahmad Sidique)]   ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least nine people were killed and over 50 others injured on Tuesday evening when a suicide blast targeted a restaurant in Pakistan’s northwestern provincial capital of Peshawar, officials said. Superintendent of Police Faisal … Continued

5th Feb 2014

UK probe finds role in India Golden Temple assault was ‘limited’

A government investigation has found that the UK had only a “limited impact” on India’s 1984 assault on the Amritsar Golden Temple, Sikhism’s holiest shrine. The raid’s death toll is still disputed after almost 30 years. Prime Minister David Cameron … Continued

4th Feb 2014

Bangladesh: Sunamganj trawler tragedy death toll climbs to 11

[A boat is seen on the Surma river in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj district. This photo is taken from Wikipedia.] The Daily Star:  The death toll from last night’s Sunamganj trawler capsize climbed to 11 as rescuers fished out eight … Continued

4th Feb 2014

India: 10 dead, 35 hurt in bus accident on Pune-Satara road

Satara, (PTI): At least 10 persons were killed and 35 others injured on Monday night when a tourist bus going to Gujarat fell off a bridge on the Pune-Satara road near the Khambatki Ghat. Four other vehicles were also damaged … Continued

4th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Govt committee on Taliban talks meet

The image shows members of the high-powered committee designated by the government to facilitate talks with the Taliban. — File Photo ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The committee representing the government for proposed peace talks with the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Tuesday … Continued

3rd Feb 2014

Pakistan: Grenade attack on Peshawar cinema kills 5

  PESHAWAR, (The Nation) : At least five persons were killed and 31 others injured in two back-to-back hand grenade attacks at Picture House cinema in Qissa Khwani Bazaar here on Sunday. Police sources said that some unknown persons hurled two … Continued

3rd Feb 2014

Pakistan: PTI, JUI-F summon high level party meetings over Taliban decision

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have summoned high level meetings of their party, respectively, to deliberate on the decision of Taliban pertaining to representing TTP.   Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had proposed a five-member team, … Continued

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

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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