Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India
9th Aug 2020

Muslim rickshaw driver allegedly assaulted in N.India

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA) : Police in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan have arrested two people on Saturday for allegedly beating a Muslim rickshaw driver, and forcing him to chant “Modi zindabad” — long live Modi … Continued

India: 17 killed as plane skids off runway & breaks into two
7th Aug 2020

India: 17 killed as plane skids off runway & breaks into two

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): Seventeen people, including two pilots, were killed and over 112 were injured after an Air India Express passenger plane with 191 people onboard skidded off the runway and broke into two in the … Continued

Pakistan: Teen suicides trigger debate on online gaming
2nd Aug 2020

Pakistan: Teen suicides trigger debate on online gaming

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): Saad*, 18, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in southwestern Pakistan earlier this month. His brother says the teenager committed suicide after missing a task on a famous online … Continued

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic
30th Jul 2020

India: Somber Eid for Muslims during pandemic

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): This year the Meerut district’s animal market in India’s most populous northern state of Uttar Pradesh is deserted. With days before the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, the biggest animal market in western Uttar … Continued

Bangladesh: Floods death toll up as conditions worsen
26th Jul 2020

Bangladesh: Floods death toll up as conditions worsen

.By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 111 people have now died in Bangladesh due to floods that have ravaged the country’s northern parts for almost a month, authorities said on Saturday. Eleven more fatalities were reported … Continued

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report
18th Jul 2020

India: February’s anti-Muslim Delhi riots ‘well-planned’: Inquiry report

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA) : February’s anti-Muslim riots in the Indian capital New Delhi were “well-planned,” said a fact-finding report by the Delhi Minorities Commission on Thursday. In a report, the commission highlights that riots caused … Continued

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic
13th Jul 2020

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh on Sunday barred congregational prayers on the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha on traditionally-designated open grounds to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to senior officials. Authorities announced the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead
30th Jun 2020

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 33 bodies, including three children, have been recovered by divers in Bangladesh after a passenger ferry sank in a river after a collision, an official said Monday. Dozens are still missing … Continued

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange
29th Jun 2020

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least nine people were killed as gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange building in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, police said. The building is in a high-security zone and … Continued

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population
27th Jun 2020

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As many as 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir since May 18, which local politicians believe is the beginning of disturbing demographic … Continued

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi
18th Jun 2020

India wants peace after border clash with China: Modi

By Cheena Kapoor NEW DELHI (AA):  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday New Delhi wants peace with Beijing following a face-off between two countries’ military in disputed Jammu and Kashmir that killed at least 20 Indian soldiers earlier … Continued

Bangladeshi renowned fighter pilot Saiful Azam dies at 80
15th Jun 2020

Bangladeshi renowned fighter pilot Saiful Azam dies at 80

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladeshi-origin legendary fighter pilot Saiful Azam died in the capital Dhaka on Sunday morning, according to officials and media reports. Retired group captain, 80, died at his residence after suffering from various old-age … Continued

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak
6th Jun 2020

India: No need to probe Muslim group accused of Covid-19 outbreak

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): India’s government said on Friday there is no need for separate probe by a federal agency into a gathering of a Muslim religious group in March, which has been blamed for the coronavirus … Continued

Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for the third straight year following a mass exodus in August 2017. “Eid does not carry any significance for us in … Continued

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26
24th May 2020

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The death toll from a large cyclone that hit Bangladesh earlier this week after starting in the Bay of Bengal has risen by 10 to 26, said officials on Saturday Cyclone Amphan also … Continued

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive
23rd May 2020

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive

By Aaamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least 97 people were killed and two survived when a plane crashed in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi, the army said on Saturday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303, traveling … Continued

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India
20th May 2020

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India

By Md. Kamruzzaman and Cheena Kapoor   DHAKA, Bangladesh/DELHI, India (AA): A rapidly intensifying super cyclone is moving across the Bay of Bengal and will likely sweep over coastal areas along the India-Bangladesh border by Wednesday evening, affecting millions of … Continued

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic
9th May 2020

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Bangladesh for Friday congregational prayers after more than a month, despite the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the country. The government’s decision to allow mass prayer … 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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