Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87
24th Oct 2015

Bangladesh blast at Shia Muslim Ashura gathering kills one, injures 87

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA,  (AA): A triple bomb blast at a Shia Muslim gathering in Bangladesh left one person dead and 87 injured in the early hours of Saturday in capital Dhaka. The attack took place at Hussaini … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh
24th Oct 2015

Pakistan: Blast kills 22 Shia Muslims Ashura procession in Sindh

By Aamir Latif     KARACHI, (AA): At least 22 people were killed and dozens of other people were injured in a suspected suicide blast at a Shia procession in southern Pakistan’s Sindh province Friday evening, police said. The Muslims were … Continued

India writers, intellectuals protest mounting ‘intolerance’ under Modi
23rd Oct 2015

India writers, intellectuals protest mounting ‘intolerance’ under Modi

By Ahmad Adil     SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Mounting intolerance in India — and perceived government silence in regards to it — has triggered a vertical divide in the country’s intellectual class. As a way of registering … Continued

US, Pakistan discuss additional efforts to fight terror
22nd Oct 2015

US, Pakistan discuss additional efforts to fight terror

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have discussed the need for broader efforts to defeat terrorism in the region. “The two leaders discussed the need for additional efforts to target all terrorists … Continued

India: Two young children gang-raped in New Delhi
18th Oct 2015

India: Two young children gang-raped in New Delhi

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, (AA): Two minors were gang-raped in separate incidents in the Indian capital New Delhi on Friday evening, police said. In the first incident, a two-year-old girl was picked up by two men on a motorbike from the … Continued

India: Court backs beef ban during Eid
22nd Sep 2015

India: Court backs beef ban during Eid

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A court in Mumbai has rejected calls for the relaxation of a beef ban for a four-day period over this week’s Muslim Eid celebrations. Petitions from Muslim groups had called for the Bombay … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Gunmen kill toddler sitting on father’s lap
21st Sep 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Gunmen kill toddler sitting on father’s lap

By Ahmad Adil SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kashmir, India (AA): The disputed Kashmir region is experiencing a lockdown after the shooting dead of a three-year-old boy on Friday. Burhan Bhat and his father Bashir Ahmad were killed outside their house in Sagipora … Continued

Pakistan: 29 killed by terrorists at air force base
19th Sep 2015

Pakistan: 29 killed by terrorists at air force base

By Sardar Hussain   PESHAWAR, (AA): As many as 29 people, including an army captain, were killed in a Friday attack on a heavily guarded Pakistan Air Force base. Confirming the death toll, DG ISPR (Inter Services Public Relations) said Taliban gunmen … Continued

Pakistan: Blast kills 10 in Multan
14th Sep 2015

Pakistan: Blast kills 10 in Multan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA & Dawn): At least ten people have been killed and 50 others injured in a powerful blast in an auto rickshaw in Pakistan’s northeastern Multan city on Sunday, police said. “We are investigating the … Continued

India: Explosion kills 40, injures 35 in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh
12th Sep 2015

India: Explosion kills 40, injures 35 in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh

The blast site on Petlavad Road, near Setjia Restaurant in Jhabua district, Madhya Pradesh. PTI: At least 40 people were killed and 35 others injured when explosives kept inside a building went off at Petlwad town in Jhabua district of … Continued

Bangladesh: Student protesters force capital standstill
11th Sep 2015

Bangladesh: Student protesters force capital standstill

By Mainul Islam Khan   DHAKA,  (AA): Bangladesh’s already heaving capital was brought to a standstill on Thursday as thousands of students from private universities protested a move to charge them extra taxes. The students were angered by a government … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir
11th Sep 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Anger as Indian court enforce ban of beef in Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   SRINAGAR, Indian held Kashmir (AA):  Muslim leaders in Indian-held Kashmir have been angered by an Indian court’s orders to enforce a strict ban on the sale of beef in the Muslim-majority region. The Indian High Court … Continued

Pakistan: Urdu on way to becoming Pakistan’s official language
9th Sep 2015

Pakistan: Urdu on way to becoming Pakistan’s official language

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Urdu is on its way to becoming Pakistan’s official language, replacing “colonial” English, after a Supreme Court order was issued Tuesday. Three judges passed the judgment following a petition by a local lawyer. “In … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Eleven killed in India-Pakistan border shelling
29th Aug 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Eleven killed in India-Pakistan border shelling

By Zahid Rafiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, J&K, India, (AA): Cross-border firing killed at least eleven people on the India-Pakistan frontier Friday. Both sides claimed the other initiated the firing. Pakistan said eight civilians were killed and 46 injured by … Continued

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’
28th Aug 2015

Pakistan: Police kill wife, 2 children of ‘militant’

KARACHI,  (AA): Police killed the wife and two children of a suspected militant in an alleged exchange of fire in northeastern Pakistan’s Punjab province on Thursday, police and local media said. Pakistani police claimed that the critically injured suspected militant, … Continued

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state
27th Aug 2015

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state

By Mubasshir Mushtaq   MUMBAI, (AA): At least nine people have died in India’s western state of Gujarat which witnessed incidents of violence and rioting in many districts on Wednesday as a protest to demand government jobs turned violent, Indian … Continued

Pakistan: 11 killed in clashes in South Waziristan
21st Aug 2015

Pakistan: 11 killed in clashes in South Waziristan

By Aamir Latif   Karachi, (AA): Ten suspected Taliban and a soldier have been killed in a clash in restless South Waziristan tribal area, a former headquarters of Pakistani Taliban, raising the total number of militant casualties in the region to … Continued

India asks Pakistan not to meet Kashmiri leaders
21st Aug 2015

India asks Pakistan not to meet Kashmiri leaders

By Zahid Rafiq SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): India has asked Pakistan to call off talks with leaders from Indian-held Kashmir as tensions between the two countries build ahead of bilateral security talks Sunday. In a series of tweets Friday, India’s foreign … Continued

Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister among 10 dead in suicide bombing
16th Aug 2015

Pakistan: Punjab Home Minister among 10 dead in suicide bombing

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA):  A suicide bomb blast killed 10 people and left dozens trapped under rubble at the office of a senior official in Pakistan’s northeastern Punjab province on Sunday, police said. Punjab Home Minister Col. Shuja Khanzada … Continued

Pakistan child abuse scandal exposes lack of protection
13th Aug 2015

Pakistan child abuse scandal exposes lack of protection

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, (AA): Outrage over a scandal involving the abuse of hundreds of children has propelled Pakistani child rights activists to push for new child protection laws. The small northeastern town of Hussein Khanwala, not far from … 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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