26th May 2014

Pakistan: Eight-year-old killed in Karachi blasts

[File Photo] KARACHI, (Express Tribune): An eight-year-old boy was killed and around a dozen bystanders, including five children, were wounded in back to back explosions in Karachi on Sunday night. Police and eyewitnesses reported three blasts close to the Jafria Imambargah … Continued

26th May 2014

India: 20 feared dead as Gorakhdam Express rams goods train

Lucknow, (Hindustan Times): At least 20 passengers were feared dead and several others were injured when Gorakhdam Express collided with a goods train near Khalilabad in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, local TV channels reported. However, there was … Continued

26th May 2014

Pakistan: Five bodies found from Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Five bodies were recovered from Tehsil Pindiali of Mohmand Agency Monday morning, the local political administration said.   The sources told that the bodies were found from Tamanzai area of Tehsil Pindiali today morning who were … Continued

26th May 2014

Pakistan: Karachi violence claims four lives

  [File Photo]   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least four people were killed on Monday in separate incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported. Three bodies were recovered from Karachi’s Sarjani Northern Bypass. The bodies bore torture marks and sustained multiple … Continued

25th May 2014

Pakistan: Seven Levies killed in Khuzdar firing at Jauhar checkpost

KHUZDAR, (The News): Some unknown armed persons opened fire at Jauhar checkpost on Quetta-Karachi National Highway leaving seven levies personnel dead on Sunday here, Geo News reported.   District administration said that six levies personnel were shot dead as some … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: PM Nawaz Sharif to attend Modi’s inauguration

  [Photo: Nawaz Sharif (L) and Narendra Modi] ISLAMABAD, (The News): A spokesman for Pakistan’s prime minister says he will attend the inauguration ceremony of India’s Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.   The decision by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: Six security personnel killed in Mohmand Agency IED blast

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Six security personnel lost their lives when a roadside bomb targeted their vehicle in Mohmand Agency area on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   Sources close to security forces told that the explosion occurred when a … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: One killed as two blasts rock Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, (The News): A man was killed and another injured in a blast at Supermarket located in F-6 area of the capital, police said.   An hour after the blast at the Supermarket another explosion took place in Islamabad’s G-9 … Continued

24th May 2014

Pakistan: Suspected suicide bomb explosion in Islamabad kills one, injures another

  [Photo: Police forensic teams have also been summoned to the site to scour for clues. PHOTO: QAMAR ZAMAN/EXPRESS TRIBUNE] ISLAMABAD, (Express Tribune): A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of Super Market, near Shaheen chemist, F6 Islamabad early … Continued

23rd May 2014

Pakistan: Four suspected militants reported killed in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Gunship helicopters and fighter jets on Friday pounded suspected militant hideouts, killing four and injuring several in the North Waziristan tribal area, DawnNews reported. During the action, suspected insurgent sanctuaries were targeted in the tribal region’s Miramshah, Machis … Continued

22nd May 2014

Pakistan: Police kill two suspects in Lyari encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Two suspects were killed in police firing in Lyari in the early hours of Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to the police, the suspects opened fire when police stopped their vehicle during snap checking near … Continued

21st May 2014

Pakistan: North Waziristan air attacks kills 60 suspected militants

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): Shelling by the Pakistan Army’s gunship helicopters and fighter jets in the early hours of Wednesday killed at least 60 suspected militants and injured another 80, some critically, in several parts of … Continued

20th May 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed as violence revisits Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): At least seven people were killed in different parts of Karachi as fresh wave of violence hit the city home to at least 20 million people and commercial hub of the nuclear armed nation.   According … Continued

19th May 2014

Pakistan: Four bodies found from Mohmand Agency

MOHMAND AGENCY, (The News): Four bodies were recovered from Tehsil Yakka Ghond area of Mohmand Agency, Geo News reported on Monday.   According to the political administration of the area, the bodies were found dumped along the road in Karpa … Continued

19th May 2014

India: Every third newly elected MP has ‘crime’ background

  New Delhi, (IANS) : Every third of the newly elected member of the Lok Sabha has a criminal background, an analysis of the disclosures they have made in their affidavits has shown. An analysis of 541 of the 543 … Continued

18th May 2014

Pakistan: Four die in Rajanpur house filled with generator smokes

RAJANPUR, (The News): Four persons asleep were found suffocated to death due to smokes filled in the house from the running generator on Sunday morning here, Geo News reported.   Sources said that following last night rain and power outage, … Continued

17th May 2014

India: Elections 2014: Lowest number of Muslim MPs since 1952

  NEW DELHI, (Times of India): The representation of Muslims in this Lok Sabha will be the lowest since the first general election of 1952. The 16th Lok Sabha will have just 24 Muslim MPs, down from 30 in the … Continued

16th May 2014

Pakistan: At least seven injured in Bannu

Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least seven people were injured on Friday when a remote controlled bomb exploded near a police vehicle on Railway Road in Bannu district, DawnNews reported. Police officials said that the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) … Continued

16th May 2014

India: No Muslim MP won in UP

  By Mohd Faisal Fareed   Lucknow, (Indian Express): For the first time, Uttar Pradesh, which accounts for nearly 18 per cent of the Muslim population, has failed to send even one Muslim MP to the Lok Sabha. Disappointed over … Continued

16th May 2014

India’s Congress party concedes election defeat

The ruling Congress party has conceded defeat in India, following reports of a clear lead for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies. Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi helped the new leadership into office. Narendra Modi will be the next … 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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