5th Jun 2015

Global coalition intensify campaign against ISIL

  Comment   By Tobias Ellwood MP   The fall of Palmyra and Ramadi in Iraq, has filled our newspapers with yet more stories and images of the violence and brutality of the terrorist group known as ISIL. We have seen … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Crackdown on seminaries promoting terrorism

  [Photo: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chairing provincial apex committee meeting at CM House: PPI]   By Habib Khan Ghori   KARACHI, (Dawn): The Sindh government has decided to initiate a crackdown on 48 seminaries which have been found … Continued

3rd Jun 2015

France: US-led coalition to ramp up operations against IS

  Military leaders have agreed to bolster strategic operations in Iraq against “Islamic State” militants. The decision comes after a one-day meeting in Paris of 25 countries in the US-led coalition against the terrorists. The 25 countries that make up … Continued

31st May 2015

Nigeria: 25 killed in NE Nigeria mosque bomb attack

ABUJA, (Xinhua): At least 25 people were killed when a deadly suicide bomb attack hit a mosque in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri city on Saturday, witnesses told Xinhua. A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque near the Monday Market … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: Police foil suicide blast attempt in Lahore, one killed

  LAHORE, (The News): A sub-inspector lost his life and six others were injured as a major suicide blast was thwarted on Ferozepur Road outside Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore during the second ODI match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. Courageous policemen … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: 22 killed after several passengers abducted from buses in Mastung

      QUETTA, (The News): The death toll from the Mastung tragedy rose to 22 after the body of another passenger was recovered. Families of the Mastung tragedy victims are protesting outside the Governor House along with the dead bodies … Continued

29th May 2015

Iraq: Two car bombs kill 10 people in two Baghdad hotels

[Car bombing File Photo Press TV] BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): Two car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels in Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, have killed at least 10 people and wounded 27 others, security sources said. A security official in Baghdad told … Continued

27th May 2015

Afghanistan: Taliban claims latest attack on Kabul guesthouse

  An all-night siege in Kabul ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed attackers. No civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, according to an Afghan official. The siege began late … Continued

26th May 2015

Kenya: 20 police officers killed in Garissa Al-Shabaab attack

  By Cyrus Ombati GARISSA, (The Standard): Four police vehicles were burnt down in the incident that happened as the officers dashed to rescue their colleagues who had been hit by a roadside landmine on Monday evening. Police headquarters said … Continued

25th May 2015

Pakistan: Three dead, 15 hurt in Hub motor cycle blast

  KARACHI, (The News): Three people were killed and fifteen others injured when militants targeted a convoy carrying President Mamnoon Hussain’s son in Hub area of Balochistan late Sunday night, police said. “An explosive laden motorbike parked at a roadside … Continued

24th May 2015

Iraq: IS seize Iraqi border crossing with Syria

RAMADI, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militants on Sunday took control of al-Walid border crossing point with the neighboring Syria in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, after clashes with the security forces, a provincial security source and an official said. … Continued

22nd May 2015

Saudi Arabia: Suicide bomber strikes at Shia Muslim mosque several casualties

  [Photo: Suicide bomber kills dozens during Friday Prayer in Qatif injured being taken away.]   RIYADH, (Agencies): A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, residents said, killing and wounding … Continued

19th May 2015

Pakistan: Drone strike in North Waziristan kills four

SHAWAL, (The News): A fresh drone strike in Shawal area of North Waziristan killed four people late on Monday.   According to sources, two missiles fired by the drone at a house also injured several others, besides demolishing the house. … Continued

17th May 2015

Syria: Islamic State terrorists seize parts of ancient city Palmyra

  “Islamic State” extremists have gained control over the northern part of Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra. Authorities are worried the terror group may destroy the city’s historical legacy, as it has at other sites. The ruins of Palmyra lie … Continued

16th May 2015

Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto: 1,000 Shia citizens killed in 2 years

[Photo: Fatima Bhutto] By Fatima Bhutto   Pakistan is a country of ghosts. They are everywhere, the victims and the perpetrators both. On Wednesday morning, six gunmen wearing police uniforms stopped an Al Azhar Garden bus carrying 60 Ismaili Muslims in … Continued

14th May 2015

Pakistan: 45 killed in attack on Ismaili community bus in Karachi

[Bus which was attacked being taken away]   KARACHI, (The News): Funeral prayers for 44 victims of the deadly gun-attack on an Ismaili community bus were offered Thursday morning at the Al-Azhar Garden colony in Karachi. The bodies were later shifted … Continued

12th May 2015

US enters new phase of ‘war of terror’, with no clear way to fight it

  By Matthew Rusling WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): The United States has entered a new phase in the fight against terrorism as radicals are increasingly using the Internet to recruit people to carry out attacks on American soil, but Washington has yet … Continued

5th May 2015

US: Texas shooting suspect was under FBI investigation

  A man shot dead by police after firing outside a Prophet Muhammad drawing contest was being investigated by the FBI. The intelligence service was following allegations of jihadist sympathies. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Monday that investigators were … Continued

3rd May 2015

Syria: More than 60 possibly killed in US-led airstrikes

[File photo]   Dozens of people have been killed in a US-led air raid against jihadists in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo. Activists say it is the biggest loss of civilian life in a single strike since they began … Continued

2nd May 2015

Nigeria: Troops free 234 women & children from Boko Haram

  Nigeria troops have freed 234 more women and children from the Boko Haram stronghold in the Sambisa forest. The army operation is aiming to recover more kidnap victims. Nigeria’s army announced on Friday it had freed a further 234 … Continued

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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