Pakistan: 20 security personnel killed in terror attacks
16th Oct 2020

Pakistan: 20 security personnel killed in terror attacks

By Islamuddin Sajid and Aamir Latif   ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Twenty security personnel were killed in two separate terrorist attacks in north and southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, officials said. The Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar (BRAS), a banned terrorist organization, has … Continued

India: Case acquitting accused in demolition of Babri Mosque ‘an institutional failure’
1st Oct 2020

India: Case acquitting accused in demolition of Babri Mosque ‘an institutional failure’

By Iftikhar Gilani   (AA): Describing the handling of a case pertaining to the demolition of the 16th century Babri Mosque as “an institutional failure”, an Indian legal luminary believed that successive governments in New Delhi and the Indian province … Continued

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage
30th Sep 2020

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage

By Cheena Kapoor   UTTARAKHAND, India (AA): A 19-year-old gang rape victim succumbed to her injuries at a Delhi hospital after battling for life for two weeks. The Dalit woman [a depressed caste in India] was tortured and gang-raped by … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody
18th Sep 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : A 23-year-old young man in Indian-administered Kashmir was allegedly killed in police custody Tuesday night, according to his family. The deceased, identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Northern Kashmir’s Baramulla … Continued

Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend
14th Sep 2020

Pakistan reopen schools, universities, as Covid-19 shows downward trend

By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD (AA): Thousands of schools and colleagues across Pakistan will reopen from Tuesday, ending a six-month long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Pakistani Education Ministry, all higher education institutions in the country will … Continued

Bangladesh: Disabled Bangladeshi with only 2 working fingers vows to make a difference
7th Sep 2020

Bangladesh: Disabled Bangladeshi with only 2 working fingers vows to make a difference

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladeshi youth Fahim Ul Karim has been suffering from a rare genetic disease since 2007, when he was nine years old. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), which eventually affects all voluntary muscles and involves … Continued

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts
5th Sep 2020

Bangladesh: 12 die, 40 injured in mosque blasts

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 12 people died and more than 40 are in critical condition after suspected air conditioner explosions during Friday night prayers at a mosque near Bangladesh’s capital, officials said. A 7-year-boy and … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris
30th Aug 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : Forty Kashmiris were injured on Saturday when Indian police dispersed a procession with disproportionate force, eye witnesses said. Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas shells at the Muharram … Continued

India: Row over Facebook’s reported leniency to BJP hate speech
18th Aug 2020

India: Row over Facebook’s reported leniency to BJP hate speech

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): A massive political controversy erupted in India over Facebook’s reported tolerance to the hate speech posts shared by the country’s ruling circles. Amid the worldwide criticism of social media platforms’ role against spreading … Continued

Bangladesh: Death toll from floods rises to 217
16th Aug 2020

Bangladesh: Death toll from floods rises to 217

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Death toll from floods in Bangladesh rose to 217 on Saturday amid the deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the south Asian country, said health officials. Of the total deaths, 182 … Continued

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead
12th Aug 2020

India: Violence over social media post on Prophet Muhammad leaves 3 dead

By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Three people were killed in the Indian city of Bengaluru late Tuesday after police opened fire as clashes broke out over a provocative social media post against Prophet Muhammad. Locals said a … Continued

India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group
11th Aug 2020

India: Islamophobic drift in Indian police, says women’s rights group

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI (AA): A prominent Indian women group has charged Delhi police using a chemical agent and molesting female students of Jamia Millia Islamia, a Delhi-based central university in February. The students were protesting against new … Continued

Pakistan: 58 dead, 100s villages submerged in monsoon rains
10th Aug 2020

Pakistan: 58 dead, 100s villages submerged in monsoon rains

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): The death toll from three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods in Pakistan has risen to at least 58, officials said on Sunday. The southern Sindh and southwestern Balochistan provinces, and … Continued

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

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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