Malaysia: Ex-Malaysıan premier Mahathir expelled from party
29th May 2020

Malaysia: Ex-Malaysıan premier Mahathir expelled from party

Former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, with 4 other MPs, was expelled from the political party which he co-founded

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Palestine reopens mosque, church after 3-month Corona closure
27th May 2020

Palestine reopened Church of Nativity in Bethlehem & Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron in occupied West Bank as part of easing Coronavirus lockdown measures.

Palestine reopens mosque, church after 3-month Corona closure

Bangladesh:  Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps
26th May 2020

Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh’s crammed camps are celebrating a forlorn Eid al-Fitr for third straight year following mass exodus in August 2017.

Bangladesh: Rohingya Muslims mark joyless Eid in camps

Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning
25th May 2020

25 of 37 states in Nigeria announced designated & approved grounds for special congregational prayers with strict compliance to COVID-19 measures incl hand washing & use of face masks.

Nigeria: Scores attend mass Eid prayers despite warning

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26
24th May 2020

Death toll from Cyclone Amphan that hit Bangladesh has risen to 26 affecting 10 million people and 500,000 may have lost their homes.

Bangladesh: Cyclone death toll rises to 26

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive
23rd May 2020

97 people were killed and two survived when a plane crashed in Karachi, Pakistan. None of the residents on the ground were killed, several residents were injured.

Pakistan: 97 killed in plane crash, 2 survive

Israeli human rights violations in Palestine 14 to 20 May
22nd May 2020

Palestinian killed, civilians wounded, 11 shootings, fishing boats attacked, 72 Israeli forces incursions, 66 civilians arrested, 2 houses demolished; Settlers attacks, stabbing Palestinian child, olive trees cut, lands razed.

Israeli human rights violations in Palestine 14 to 20 May

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India
20th May 2020

A rapidly intensifying super cyclone is moving across Bay of Bengal may sweep over coastal areas along India-Bangladesh border affecting millions of people.

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India

Germany:  Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned
19th May 2020

Pig’s head was mounted onto door of Fatih Mosque in Vaihingen,, southern city in Germany.

Germany: Pig’s-head vandalism of mosque condemned

UK: 19-year-old Muslim woman shot dead in Blackburn
18th May 2020

Police have launched an investigation on the killing of a 19-year-old Muslim woman in Blackburn, Lancashire, UK on Sunday afternoon.

UK: 19-year-old Muslim woman shot dead in Blackburn

COVID-19: Mosques, churches in Greece resume services
18th May 2020

Mosques & churches in Greece have resumed services as part of normalization process following Govt's decision to ease Coronavirus restrictions with social distancing guidelines.

COVID-19: Mosques, churches in Greece resume services

Philippines: Covid-19: Muslim majority region, Bangsamoro short of vital supplies
17th May 2020

Bangsamoro, Philippines’ autonomous Muslim-majority region, is running low on food supplies & medical equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines: Covid-19: Muslim majority region, Bangsamoro short of vital supplies

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East
16th May 2020

Iran & Turkey are most affected by Covid-19 in Middle East; however, fatality figures for both countries & the region as a whole are dwarfed by those of major Western superpowers.

Covid-19: Iran and Turkey most affected in Middle East

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic
14th May 2020

People from Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities are 4 times as likely to die of Covid-19 as people from White communities. Excess deaths can be accounted that they face discrimination resulting in lower incomes etc

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic

Afghanistan: Newborn babies, their mothers, nurses killed in terrorist attack
13th May 2020

Terrorists killed 16 civilians incl newborn babies, their mothers & nurses in hospital in Kabul. In another attack suicide attack killed 24 civilians at funeral prayer in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Newborn babies, their mothers, nurses killed in terrorist attack

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan
12th May 2020

UK Government unveiled its Coronavirus recovery plan, as health authorities announced further 210 people died from the virus across the UK in the last 24 hours.

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan

The Muslim News: Issue 373 - Friday 22nd May 2020

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic
22nd May 2020

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic

People from Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities are 4 times as likely to die of Covid-19 as people from White communities. Excess deaths can be accounted that they face discrimination resulting in lower incomes etc

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Issue 373: Print Form Now Available Online
22nd May 2020

Access to the print form of this issue of The Muslim News

Issue 373: Print Form Now Available Online

Eid messages from political leaders – 2020
22nd May 2020

Eid messages from the Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, First Ministers of Scotland and Wales as well as the Mayor of London.

Eid messages from political leaders – 2020

Nine mosques permitted to  broadcast adhan in  Waltham Forest
22nd May 2020

For the first time, nine mosques in an east London borough have been allowed to broadcast the call to prayer (adhan) publicly, due to the lockdown occurring during Ramadan.

Nine mosques permitted to broadcast adhan in Waltham Forest

Banning councils from boycotting  Israel is unlawful,  Supreme Court tells  UK Government
22nd May 2020

The UK's Supreme Court has ruled against the British government in its attempt to curb the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions.

Banning councils from boycotting Israel is unlawful, Supreme Court tells UK Government

Court reinstates Muslim candidates kicked out of New York elections
22nd May 2020

Queens Supreme Court ruled against the Board of Elections decision to remove two Muslim Bangladeshi-American women candidates from the ballot for Queens Primary in the New York State Assembly

Court reinstates Muslim candidates kicked out of New York elections

China’s incarceration of Uyghurs and other Muslims exposed  in US documentary
22nd May 2020

A harrowing undercover investigation into China’s mass incarceration of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities was aired on April 7, on America’s PBS TV network.

China’s incarceration of Uyghurs and other Muslims exposed in US documentary

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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