India: ‘Never forget’: India MP on Babri mosque demolition anniv
7th Dec 2020

India: ‘Never forget’: India MP on Babri mosque demolition anniv

By Ahmad Adil NEW DELHI (AA): India’s most recognized Muslim politician and President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday asked people to “never forget” about the demolition of Babri Masjid. On Dec. 6, 1992, the 16th … Continued

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island
6th Dec 2020

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A Europe-based Rohingya rights group on Saturday expressed concern over Bangladesh’s plan to relocate more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island. “We urge the international community, including the newly elected United States … Continued

India: Clamor for justice to Muslim girl burnt alive
20th Nov 2020

India: Clamor for justice to Muslim girl burnt alive

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA) – Many political leaders and women organizations in India have joined to demand justice for a Muslim girl, who was allegedly burnt alive by a Hindu boy in the eastern province of Bihar. Gulnaz … Continued

Kashmir: Border clashes kill 10 civilians
14th Nov 2020

Kashmir: Border clashes kill 10 civilians

By Nusrat Sidiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): At least 15 people were killed, including four Indian soldiers and one Pakistani trooper as heavy shelling and gunfire were exchanged Friday between India and Pakistan along … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Top militant commander killed by Indian forces
2nd Nov 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Top militant commander killed by Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): A top militant commander, Saifullah Mir, was killed in a gun battle in the Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Kashmir region’s Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said that … Continued

Pakistan makes masks mandatory as coronavirus cases climb
29th Oct 2020

Pakistan makes masks mandatory as coronavirus cases climb

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Pakistan made it compulsory Wednesday for citizens to wear face masks in public places in an effort to contain a fresh coronavirus outbreak. The government also announced the shutting of all parks and … Continued

Pakistan: Explosion at Islamic Seminary kills 7 children, wounds123 in Peshawar
27th Oct 2020

Pakistan: Explosion at Islamic Seminary kills 7 children, wounds123 in Peshawar

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): At least seven children were killed and 123 others wounded on Tuesday in an explosion at a religious seminary in northwestern Pakistan, an official said. The bomb went off in Jamia Zuberia [Zubairia] … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blow to press freedom as India closes free media
22nd Oct 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Blow to press freedom as India closes free media

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA):- The abrupt closure of a decades-old local English-language daily in Indian-administered Kashmir has dealt yet another blow to press freedom in the region, with journalists saying the move is meant to … Continued

India: 20 Muslims cleared of flouting virus rules
21st Oct 2020

India: 20 Muslims cleared of flouting virus rules

By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A court in western India Tuesday acquitted 20 members of a Muslim group who had been charged with violating the nationwide lockdown in April. The members of the Tablighi Jamaat, including 10 … Continued

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

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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