Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings
20th Feb 2020

Germany: Man with far right views killed 9 in shootings

9 people were killed, including Turkish citizens, 4 injured after an armed man shot people at two shisha cafes in Hanau, Germany. the suspect is alleged to have far-right views.

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Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir
19th Feb 2020

Communication clampdown over past 6 months in Indian-administered Jammu & Kashmir has crippled research activity in academic & scientific institutions.

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested
18th Feb 2020

A far-right terror cell planned attacks on 6 mosques across Germany but was dismantled by the police following a tip from an informant. 12 people have been arrested.

Germany: Terror cell planned attacks on mosques, 12 arrested

Hidden victims of sexual abuse
21st Feb 2020

Sexual abuse is one of the biggest threats facing children today, yet many adults seriously underestimate how many children are at risk.

Hidden victims of sexual abuse

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief
17th Feb 2020

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres’ voiced his concern over rising Islamophobia in the world, calling it “intolerable.”

Pakistan: Growing Islamophobia ‘intolerable’: UN chief

Yemen: UN says 31 civilians incl children killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
16th Feb 2020

UN said 31 people were killed, 12 injured, including women and children, in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in northern Yemen.

Yemen: UN says 31 civilians incl children killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

Northwest Syria exodus tops 800,000
15th Feb 2020

European Govts & UN sounded alarm about escalation in violence that has forced more than 800,000 Syrians to flee their homes in NW Syria since December.

Northwest Syria exodus tops 800,000

Israel bombs Damascus, killing 7
14th Feb 2020

Israeli bombing of Syrian capital Damascus led to the killing of seven people.

Israel bombs Damascus, killing 7

Palestinians welcome release of UN Israeli settlement list
13th Feb 2020

Palestinians welcomed long-awaited release by UN of a list that names & shames 100 companies that operate in illegal Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank.

Palestinians welcome release of UN Israeli settlement list

Afghanistan: Six dead, 12 injured in Kabul suicide attack
12th Feb 2020

6 people died, 12 injured in an early morning suicide attack in Kabul’s Qambar Square area during the morning rush hour.

Afghanistan: Six dead, 12 injured in Kabul suicide attack

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing
11th Feb 2020

16 Rohingya Muslim refugees died, 40 missing, when their boat capsized near Saint Martin’s island in Bay of Bengal.

Bangladesh: 16 Rohingya Muslims die after boat capsizes, 40 missing

African Union slams US plan on Palestine-Israel dispute
10th Feb 2020

Addressing annual summit of African Union leaders, chair of the bloc heavily criticized US’ so-called peace plan in Middle East, calling it "violation of charter of African Union & UN.”

African Union slams US plan on Palestine-Israel dispute

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus
8th Feb 2020

Pakistan’s Govt handed over 200-year old temple located in Balochistan to the country's Hindu minority after 72 years..

Pakistan: 200-year old temple returned to Hindus

Syrian, Russian airstrikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib
7th Feb 2020

Russia and Syria carried out airstrikes in Idlib de-escalation zone, northwestern Syria, killing 15 civilians.

Syrian, Russian airstrikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Jenin & Hebron
6th Feb 2020

Two Palestinian youths were killed in clashes with Israeli forces during protests in West Bank cities of Jenin & Hebron.

Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Jenin & Hebron

Yemen official accuses UAE of backing rebellion
5th Feb 2020

Yemen Govt accused UAE of supporting military rebellion against authorities in the strategic island of Socotra & of supporting the separatist forces of Southern Transitional Council.

Yemen official accuses UAE of backing rebellion

Saudi Arabia: OIC unanimously rejects Trump’s so-called Deal of Century
4th Feb 2020

Organization of Islamic Cooperation unanimously rejected Pr Trump's Deal of the Century for peace in Middle East. However, the OIC did not come up with any solution.

Saudi Arabia: OIC unanimously rejects Trump’s so-called Deal of Century

UK: Man shot dead by police after stabbing attack
3rd Feb 2020

A man was shot dead by plain-clothes police officers who were following him in South London after stabbing several people.

UK: Man shot dead by police after stabbing attack

Palestine: Israeli police injure 10, detain 3 at Al-Aqsa Mosque
1st Feb 2020

Israeli police firing rubber coated metal bullets injured 10 Palestinian Muslim worshippers, detained 3 after storming Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. This is 3rd Friday in a row Israeli police attacked worshippers.

Palestine: Israeli police injure 10, detain 3 at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Mass protests in Palestine slam Trump’s so called ‘peace plan’
31st Jan 2020

Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza Strip & occupied West Bank rallied in protests against US President Trump’s so-called Middle East peace plan. 18 Palestinians were injured by Israeli army.

Mass protests in Palestine slam Trump’s so called ‘peace plan’

Issue 369 - Friday 31st January 2020 - Top Stories

Muslims face existential threat in India
31st Jan 2020

Muslims face existential threat in India

The anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Act coupled with the National Register of Citizens can potentially strip 200 million Indian Muslims of their citizenship

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13 year old and TV chef among 28 Muslim named in the New Year’s Honours
31st Jan 2020

Twenty-eight members of the Muslim community have been named in the New Year’s honours,

13 year old and TV chef among 28 Muslim named in the New Year’s Honours

Outrage at police guideline that claims concern for ‘oppressed Muslims’ is a sign of extremism
31st Jan 2020

The UK’s Counter-Terrorism Police were forced to recall a document that said believing Muslims were oppressed was a sign of extremism following an uproar from civil rights and Muslim groups.

Outrage at police guideline that claims concern for ‘oppressed Muslims’ is a sign of extremism

Is Bollywood re-considering its slavish aping of Modi’s Hindutva agenda?
31st Jan 2020

The bullying tactics of BJP and fear of the popular backlash against performers has been effective in keeping Bollywood fully tuned to the Hindutva agenda

Is Bollywood re-considering its slavish aping of Modi’s Hindutva agenda?

Rugby star latest Muslim athlete to condemn China’s treatment of Uyghurs
31st Jan 2020

New Zealand Rugby superstar Sonny Bill Williams has become the latest sports star to criticise China for its treatment of the Muslim Uyghur population.

Rugby star latest Muslim athlete to condemn China’s treatment of Uyghurs

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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