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

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout
5th May 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three Indian paramilitary troopers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Militants fired at a group of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) … Continued

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16
3rd May 2020

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh will extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic until May 16, the Ministry of Public Administration confirmed on Saturday. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has agreed to extend the lockdown. It … Continued

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown
1st May 2020

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Hundreds of charged laborers, including women, gathered outside a garment factory in the eastern district of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi to protest against their forced layoff only a week before the International Labor … Continued

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE
28th Apr 2020

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): More than 30 doctors are on hunger strike in northeastern Punjab province for two weeks, protesting lack of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), said an official on Monday. More than 150 doctors and health … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’
26th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA):  Prominent Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani, who has been booked by authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir for his social media posts said those critical of the government in the region … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces
18th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four Kashmiri militants were killed in two separate gunfights with Indian government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said on Friday. Two militants were killed during a search operation in Dairoo … Continued

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases
12th Apr 2020

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD (AA):  The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan passed the 5,000 mark as the country reported 254 new cases in the last 24 hours, health authorities said on Sunday. The total number of cases is … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir
6th Apr 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) rejected the new laws introduced by the Indian government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it could change the Muslim-majority region’s demographics. In a statement, issued late Saturday … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard
22nd Mar 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … 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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