Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic
13th Jul 2020

Bangladesh restricts public Eid prayers amid pandemic

Bangladesh is barring congregational prayers during Eid al-Adha on traditionally-designated open grounds to prevent the spread of coronavirus

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Palestine: Prison death spotlights Palestinian plight in Israel
12th Jul 2020

Death of 75-year-old Palestinian prisoner in Israel has put issue of long-serving Palestinian prisoners under spotlight. 224 Palestinian detainees have died in Israeli prisons since 1967, 73 died due to torture

Palestine: Prison death spotlights Palestinian plight in Israel

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president
11th Jul 2020

President Erdogan said the new status of Hagia Sophia - which was used as a museum for the past decades but will serve as a mosque - will be open for Turks, foreigners, Muslims, non-Muslims..

Turkey: Hagia Sophia to be open for all: Turkish president

Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 July)
10th Jul 2020

21 Palestinians shot, incl 2 children; 78 Israeli forces incursions into West Bank; 71 civilians arrested, incl 4 children; 2 houses demolished, water tanks confiscated; agricultural lands seized; Israeli setters shot civilians

Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (02 – 08 July)

Afghanistan: 7 policemen killed, 20 injured in Taliban attacks
9th Jul 2020

7 Afghan policemen were killed, 20 injured in 2 separate attacks - in Ghazni and Kandahar claimed by Taliban.

Afghanistan: 7 policemen killed, 20 injured in Taliban attacks

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner
8th Jul 2020

Srebrenica genocide still "an open wound" at the heart of Europe, said EU commissioner during 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide virtual conference

Srebrenica genocide still ‘open wound’: EU commissioner

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses
7th Jul 2020

Further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population, according to UN.

UN warns of more animal-to-human viruses

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Indian-administered Jammu & Kashmir will allow Hindu pilgrimage to Shiva Lingam in Amarnath cave despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths.

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups
5th Jul 2020

Rohingya rights groups have denounced court-martial of 3 Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” & of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead international community.

Myanmar: Soldiers’ court-martial latest sham, say Rohingya groups

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’
4th Jul 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched 'super Saturday' cautioned people to act responsibly while enjoying easing of lockdown with opening of pubs, restaurants, cafes, hotels, leisure activities

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant
3rd Jul 2020

A mysterious “incident” at Iran’s Natanz nuclear enrichment facility damaged an “industrial shed” . No one was injured.

Iran: ‘Incident’ damages building near nuclear plant

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

65-year-old civilian was killed by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Family said he was killed in “cold blood”, which the police rejected as “baseless” and “fabricated”.

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

Palestine: Illegal Israeli settlements being built in West Bank
1st Jul 2020

Jewish settlers began building illegal settlements in south of Hebron in the occupied West Bank after seizing Palestinian lands.

Palestine: Illegal Israeli settlements being built in West Bank

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead
30th Jun 2020

33 bodies, incl 3 children, have been recovered by divers in Bangladesh after passenger ferry sank in Buriganga River, which flows past outskirts of Dhaka, after a collision. Dozens missing.

Bangladesh: Ferry sinks, leaving 33 dead

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange
29th Jun 2020

9 people were killed, 7 injured, as terrorists attacked Pakistani stock exchange building in Karachi.

Pakistan: 9 killed as terrorists attack stock exchange

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population
27th Jun 2020

25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu & Kashmir under Coronavirus lockdown is beginning of disturbing demographic profile

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians
26th Jun 2020

Palestinian shot & killed by Israeli forces in Bethlehem; 22 Palestinians shot,, inc child, with live & rubber bullets, 9 houses demolished, Israeli Settler-attacks injured 4 civilians incl child in West Bank;

Weekly report on Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians

The Muslim News: Issue 374 - Friday 19th June 2020

BAME report on Covid-19 whitewashed by Government
19th Jun 2020

BAME report on Covid-19 whitewashed by Government

The Government published a review carried out by Public Health England on the gross disparities in Covid-19 health risks and outcomes without making any recommendations

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India: Coronavirus lockdown used to defame, arrest and silence Muslim activists
19th Jun 2020

India: Coronavirus lockdown used to defame, arrest and silence Muslim activists

Muslims civil rights organizers of protests against India’s notorious citizenship laws are being rounded up and jailed.

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American terror, trauma, and Trump
19th Jun 2020

Besieged by a triumvirate of trauma—a pandemic, soaring unemployment, and now upheaval— America is caught in an unrelieved and seemingly irresolvable tumult.

American terror, trauma, and Trump

Covid-19: Muslim family donate over 5,000 antibody testing kits to Lancashire hospitals
19th Jun 2020

ancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH) announced that a local millionaire had donated thousands of new Covid-19 anti-body testing kits. The Bhailok family donated antibody testing kits costing £50,000.

Covid-19: Muslim family donate over 5,000 antibody testing kits to Lancashire hospitals

Natural History Museum appoints first Muslim Trustee
19th Jun 2020

First Muslim has been appointed by the Prime Minister to the Natural History Museum in London.

Natural History Museum appoints first Muslim Trustee

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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