India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict
21st Oct 2019

India: BJP leader asks Hindus to buy sword ahead of Ayodhya mosque verdict

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): A ruling party leader in north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has asked members of his Hindu community to “buy swords made of iron instead of gold jewelery and silver vessels,” on Dhanteras. … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested
27th Sep 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian women’s group alleges 13000 Muslim boys arrested

By Riyaz ul Khaliq (AA): Indian authorities arrested an estimated “13,000 boys” in Jammu and Kashmir since Aug. 5, according to a fact-finding report by a team of five women who visited the region recently. “Shops closed, hotels closed, schools, … Continued

Pakistan: Earthquake death toll reaches 37
26th Sep 2019

Pakistan: Earthquake death toll reaches 37

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Death toll from Tuesday’s strong earthquake in Pakistani-administered Kashmir has touched to 37, and hundreds have been injured, as rescuers backed by soldiers continued negotiating with collapsed roads and bridges, to reach remote … Continued

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir
10th Sep 2019

UN ‘deeply’ concerned over India’s brutal clampdown of Jammu & Kashmir

By Diyar Guldogan ANKARA (AA) – The UN Human Rights Council on Monday voiced concern over the recent Indian brutal clampdown of Jammu and Kashmir and their impact on the human rights situation there. “I am deeply concerned about the … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest
5th Sep 2019

Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar pro-India Mayor under house arrest

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The Mayor of the capital of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region has been placed under house arrest following remarks critical of the ongoing brutal clampdown on Kashmir and the detention of … Continued

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue
28th Aug 2019

EU supports India calling for India & Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): EU said on Tuesday a bilateral political solution of Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan is the only way to solve the dispute. EU has neither criticised nor condemned the brutal clampdown of Jammu … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN
23rd Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Blockade in Kashmir a ‘collective punishment’, says UN

By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … Continued

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report
15th Aug 2019

Kashmir in lockdown a military prison, children detained, activists report

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said Wednesday. “Hundreds of boys … Continued

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India
14th Aug 2019

Subdued Eid in Jammu and Kashmir amid clampdown by India

By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Low-key Eid prayers were reported in India administered Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as authorities kept strict vigil. UK is still refusing to condemn the clampdown by Indian Government with hundreds of people … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India
9th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, hundreds injured in brutal clampdown by India

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   AA: One Kashmiri Muslim was killed and hundreds injured in violent clampdown by India  in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 500 have been detained by the Indian troops in the last five days. The world governments … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested
6th Aug 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Top leaders in Indian occupied Kashmir arrested

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, have been arrested on Monday evening, said media reports. According to broadcaster New Delhi Television (NDTV), Mehbooba Mufti was taken … Continued

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies
4th Aug 2019

Pakistan says India used cluster munition against civilians, India denies

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Pakistani army on Saturday claimed that India’s armed forces used banned cluster munitions to target civilians near the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir valley, claims immediately denied by India. Meanwhile, … Continued

Pakistan: 7 killed in twin terrorist attacks in NW Pakistan
21st Jul 2019

Pakistan: 7 killed in twin terrorist attacks in NW Pakistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – At least seven people, including four policemen, were killed and 24 injured in twin terrorist attacks, including a suicide bombing in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday morning, police and local media reported. In … Continued

India/Pakistan: Positive progress made in Pakistan, India meeting
15th Jul 2019

India/Pakistan: Positive progress made in Pakistan, India meeting

By Islamuddin Sajid and Shurriah Niazi   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/NEW DELHI, India (AA): Pakistan and India second round of talks on Kartarpur corridor, a key border crossing for Sikh pilgrims, on Sunday has ended with positive developments, Pakistani officials said. The … Continued

Pakistan: 24 killed, 89 injured in train collision
12th Jul 2019

Pakistan: 24 killed, 89 injured in train collision

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 24 people were killed and 89 injured, many seriously, in a collision between two trains in northeastern Pakistan on Thursday morning, officials and local media reported. The accident, the latest in … Continued

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims
5th Jul 2019

Sri Lanka: Govt complicit in violence against Muslims

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   (AA): Muslims in Sri Lanka are facing abuses, according to a global human rights body, which has accused the Sinhalese government of complicity in excesses against the community. In a statement this week, New York-based … Continued

Pakistan: Suicide bombers storm police compound in Balochistan
26th Jun 2019

Pakistan: Suicide bombers storm police compound in Balochistan

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Three suicide bombers stormed a police compound in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday morning, killing one policeman and injuring two others, said officials. The militants, wearing suicide vests, stormed the compound in the remote … Continued

India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob
25th Jun 2019

India: Muslim lynched to death by Hindu mob

By Shuriah Niazi New Delhi (AA): Indian police on Monday arrested five people for torturing a Muslim man, who later died of his wounds, in the latest suspected lynching incident by Hindu vigilantes. A 10-minute video shows Tabrez Ansari, 24, … Continued

Bangladesh: 4 killed, over 100 injured in train accident
24th Jun 2019

Bangladesh: 4 killed, over 100 injured in train accident

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least four people were killed and more than 100 injured as an intercity train derailed Bangladesh’s Moulvibazar district late Sunday, said officials. The crash disrupted train communication with country’s eastern Sylhet Division, … Continued

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir
13th Jun 2019

India extends president’s rule over Jammu and Kashmir

By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The government here approved Wednesday an extension of the president’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months effective July 3, officials said. “Based on the prevailing situation in the state as stated … 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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