Cameroon: 18 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack
3rd Aug 2020

Cameroon: 18 civilians killed in Boko Haram attack

By Fatma Esma Arslan   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): At least 18 civilians were killed and eleven others were seriously injured in an attack attributed to the Boko Haram group, local media reported on Sunday. The attack took place in the … Continued

Kenya: Jamia Mosque remains closed due to 100 person limit
25th Jul 2020

Kenya: Jamia Mosque remains closed due to 100 person limit

By Mbarak Abucheri in Nairobi   Nairobi, Kenya, (The Muslim News): Jamia Mosque Nairobi shall remain closed for regular five daily prayers due to the impracticality of the 100 persons limit announced last week by the government. This week, saw the … Continued

Nigeria: ‘Mysterious disease’ kills nearly 1,000 people
9th Jun 2020

Nigeria: ‘Mysterious disease’ kills nearly 1,000 people

By Adam Abu-bashal   ABUJA, Nigeria (AA): At least 979 people, including health care workers and high-level officials, died in North-Western Nigeria Kano State due to a mysterious disease, said the country’s health minister. Speaking at the Presidential Task Force … Continued

Somalia: Bomb blast kills 10, wounds over 13 civilians
31st May 2020

Somalia: Bomb blast kills 10, wounds over 13 civilians

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people have been killed, and over 13 others were wounded in a bomb blast which targeted a civilian transport vehicle in the vicinity of Hawa Abdi, the lower Shabelle region … Continued

Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning
25th May 2020

Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): Scores of Muslims in Nigeria performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Sunday amid the threat of coronavirus, and warning against mass gatherings. Boss Mustapha, head of the presidential team on COVID-19, warned against gathering … Continued

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19
17th Apr 2020

Ethiopia: Muslims, Christians join to fight COVID-19

  By Seleshi Tessema ADDIS ABABA-Ethiopia (AA): While in other parts of the world, authorities labored to convince some religious groups about the dangers of the pandemic, in Ethiopia two major religions Christianity and Islam took no time to join … Continued

African Union slams US plan on Palestine-Israel dispute
10th Feb 2020

African Union slams US plan on Palestine-Israel dispute

By Seleshi Tessema and Addis Getachew   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Addressing the annual summit of the African Union (AU) leaders, the chairman of the bloc heavily criticized the U.S.’ so-called peace plan in Middle East. “We all suffered from … Continued

Burkina Faso: 36 civilians killed in terrorist attacks
22nd Jan 2020

Burkina Faso: 36 civilians killed in terrorist attacks

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal,(AA): At least 36 civilians were killed in terrorist attacks in northern Burkina Faso, local media reported Tuesday. Terrorists attacked Nagraogo village Monday, killing 32 people, and burned the market there to the ground. They … Continued

Somalia: Suicide bombing kills 3, wounds over 20
19th Jan 2020

Somalia: Suicide bombing kills 3, wounds over 20

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): In the Somali capital Mogadishu, at least three people were killed and 20 injured, including several Turkish nationals, when a suicide car bomb targeted a police convoy escorting Turkish contractors on Saturday, said … Continued

Niger: Suspected terrorists kill 25 soldiers
10th Jan 2020

Niger: Suspected terrorists kill 25 soldiers

By  James Tasamba   (AA): Suspected terrorists killed 25 soldiers and wounded six others Thursday in an attack on an army outpost in Niger’s western region, said the government, nearly a month after a similar assault left dozens dead. In … Continued

Libya: Haftar militias bombard Tripoli’s Souq al-Juma district
9th Jan 2020

Libya: Haftar militias bombard Tripoli’s Souq al-Juma district

By Gulsen Topcu and Enes Canli   TRIPOLI (AA): Militias loyal to East Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar launched artillery and missile strikes in the capital Tripoli’s Souq al-Juma district early Thursday. Since early evening, a number of strong explosions have … Continued

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills 3 Americans in attack on Kenya base
6th Jan 2020

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills 3 Americans in attack on Kenya base

By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) confirmed Sunday that a U.S. service member and two Defense Department contractors were killed when al-Shabaab militants stormed a military base used by Kenyan and U.S. forces … Continued

Somalia: Suicide attack kills almost 80 in Mogadishu
29th Dec 2019

Somalia: Suicide attack kills almost 80 in Mogadishu

By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): Almost 80 people, including two Turkish nationals, were killed and over 100 wounded, including children and many university students,  in a suicide truck bomb attack on a security checkpoint in the Somali capital … Continued

Ethiopia: Muslims urge probe into torching of mosques
26th Dec 2019

Ethiopia: Muslims urge probe into torching of mosques

By Addis Getachew and Seleshi Tessema   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Muslims in Ethiopia condemned the weekend torching of mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the country. A demonstration on Tuesday in Jijjiga, a Muslim-dominated city in the east, urged an … Continued

Niger: 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack on military camp
12th Dec 2019

Niger: 70 soldiers killed in terrorist attack on military camp

By James Tasamba   KIGALI, Rwanda (AA): Suspected terrorists attacked a military camp in western Niger, killing at least 70 soldiers, authorities said late Wednesday, according to local media. The overnight attack took place in the village of Inates near … Continued

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children
3rd Dec 2019

Libya: UAE drones strike house in Murzuq, killing 11, incl 9 children

By Mehmet Nuri Ucar and Ibrahim Ramadan   TRIPOLI, Libya,(AA): Drones operated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which backs Libyan rebel commander Khalifa Haftar, struck a house in the town of Murzuq, killing nine children and two women. The … Continued

Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths
27th Oct 2019

Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths

By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The largest mosque in East Africa located in the heart of Kenya’s capital Nairobi hosted people of all faiths on Saturday. The people were invited to the Jamia (Grand) Mosque to share their … Continued

Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack
13th Oct 2019

Burkina Faso: 16 killed in mosque attack

By Alaattin Dogru   DAKAR, Senegal (AA): Death toll from a mosque attack in Burkina Faso rose to 16, local media reported on Saturday. On Friday evening, an armed group stormed the Great Salmossi Mosque in Markoye as Muslims were … Continued

Tunisia: Ennahda wins parliamentary election
10th Oct 2019

Tunisia: Ennahda wins parliamentary election

By Yosra Ouanes and Gulsen Topcu   TUNIS (AA): Tunisian’s Ennahda party finished first in weekend parliamentary elections, according to the High Election Commission. Based on the official results of the elections, which were held to determine new members of … Continued

Burkina Faso: At least 23 killed in terrorist attack
7th Oct 2019

Burkina Faso: At least 23 killed in terrorist attack

By James Tasamba   OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AA): At least 23 people were killed in an attack at a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso in a latest violence by the terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda, security source said late … 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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