Pakistan: 20 killed in NE Pakistan shrine carnage
3rd Apr 2017

Pakistan: 20 killed in NE Pakistan shrine carnage

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): A purported custodian of a shrine has killed 20 people and injured 3 others after intoxicating them in northeast Pakistan, officials and local media reported on Sunday. The gruesome incident occured in a … Continued

Pakistan: 24 killed in suicide explosion in NW Pakistan
1st Apr 2017

Pakistan: 24 killed in suicide explosion in NW Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 24 people have been killed and dozens injured in a suicide attack in a crowded market in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, officials and local media reported. Among the dead and injured … Continued

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir
29th Mar 2017

Indian armed forces kill 3 civilians in Jammu-Kashmir

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Indian security forces allegedly opened fire on unarmed civilian protesters, killing three of them and wounding over a dozen others in central Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, according to police. Protesters … Continued

Pakistan: At least 70 killed in SW Pakistan suicide attack
16th Feb 2017

Pakistan: At least 70 killed in SW Pakistan suicide attack

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – At least 70 people, including women and children, are believed to have been killed and over 200 injured in a suicide blast inside a famous shrine in southwestern Sindh province on Thursday, … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed
15th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 Indian soldiers, 4 militants killed

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir, India (AA):  Eight people, including four Indian army soldiers and four pro-independence militants were killed in two separate gunbattles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police officials said. In the first gunbattle, a … Continued

Pakistan gets its first woman foreign secretary
14th Feb 2017

Pakistan gets its first woman foreign secretary

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday appointed Pakistan’s first-ever woman foreign secretary. Tehmina Janjua, currently serving as Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, will assume the post in the first week of … Continued

Pakistan: 17 killed, 90 injured in separate blasts
14th Feb 2017

Pakistan: 17 killed, 90 injured in separate blasts

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 17 people were killed, including eight police personnel, and over 90 injured in two separate blasts in northwest and southwest Pakistan on Monday, officials and local media reported. In the first … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies
13th Feb 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Civilian killed in pro-independence rallies

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir,  India, (AA): Thousands of unarmed civilians in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir took to the streets in massive pro-Independence demonstrations and clashed with the Indian forces in the region after the killing … Continued

India: 36 killed in Andhra Pradesh as train derails
22nd Jan 2017

India: 36 killed in Andhra Pradesh as train derails

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, (AA): At least 36 people were killed and around 100 injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, railway officials said. Seven coaches and an engine of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneshwar Hirakhand express … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar
21st Jan 2017

Pakistan: Blast kills 20 in Shia Muslim majority area of Parachinar

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan border on Saturday morning, a Pakistan army spokesman said. Hours after the incident, … Continued

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges
15th Jan 2017

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Nearly 24people died on Saturday evening after a boat with at least 40 people on board capsized in River Ganges in northeastern Patna city in India’s Bihar state, officials said. A video shot … Continued

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil
11th Dec 2016

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil

By Abdul Gani   GUWAHATI, India (AA): A Muslim teacher who resigned from her job at a school in India’s commercial capital Mumbai last week claimed her decision followed six months of discrimination from school authorities. “I tried to make … Continued

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel
5th Dec 2016

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 11 people were killed and 75 injured in a fire at a Karachi hotel early Monday, officials said. The blaze engulfed the four-star Regent Plaza hotel in the city’s downtown after breaking … Continued

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions
25th Nov 2016

Pakistan: Sindh province outlaws forced conversions

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Lawmakers in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province have passed a bill outlawing forced religious conversions, declaring them a punishable crime. Parties across the board passed the bill which does not allow anyone under 18 to … Continued

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling
21st Nov 2016

Pakistan claims 4 children killed by Indian shelling

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI,  (AA): At least four children were killed and three other people injured in fresh shelling by Indian forces along the border of the disputed Kashmir region in the last 24 hours, Pakistan claimed Sunday. Indian … Continued

India:  107 dead in north India train derailment
20th Nov 2016

India: 107 dead in north India train derailment

By Shuriah Niazi   BHOPAL, India (AA): At least 107 people were killed in a train derailment in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state on Sunday, police said. More than 200 passengers were injured, many seriously. Images on local media showed … Continued

Pakistan: 30 killed, 70 injured in blast at Shah Norani shrine
12th Nov 2016

Pakistan: 30 killed, 70 injured in blast at Shah Norani shrine

Dawn: At least 30 people were killed and 70 were injured on Saturday in an explosion at the shrine of Shah Norani in Khuzdar district of Balochistan, DawnNews reported. The death toll is feared to rise with women and children … Continued

India:  Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest
7th Nov 2016

India: Kashmir leaders hold first meet since anti-India unrest

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA): Kashmiri pro-independence leaders met Sunday for the first time since anti-India unrest started in the disputed region four months ago. Veteran leader of the Hurriyat (G) party Syed Ali Shah Geelani … Continued

Pakistan: 18 killed in train collision in Karachi
3rd Nov 2016

Pakistan: 18 killed in train collision in Karachi

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): At least 18 people were killed and more than 40 others injured in a collision between two passenger trains near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi’s Landi Railway Station on Thursday, police and health … Continued

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir
1st Nov 2016

Pakistan hits out at India killings of civilians in Kashmir

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Pakistan on Monday accused longtime rival India of killing four civilians and injuring six others in a firing and shelling incident in the disputed Kashmir Valley. The latest casualties have raised the number of … 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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