World faces ‘catastrophic moral failure’ over Covid-19 vaccines
19th Jan 2021

World faces ‘catastrophic moral failure’ over Covid-19 vaccines

49 higher-income countries have administered over 39 million jabs against COVID-19, but WHO chief warned the planet is on "brink of a catastrophic moral failure" in getting vaccines to poorest nations.

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Turkey: Greek Archbishop’s insulting remarks on Islam slammed
18th Jan 2021

“Islam, its citizens, is not a religion, it is a political party, it is a political pursuit and it is the people of war, the people of the spread, this is characteristic of Islam, it is also said by the teaching of Mohammad,” Greek Archbishop Ieronymos II said

Turkey: Greek Archbishop’s insulting remarks on Islam slammed

Mali to maintain support for French troops amid threats
17th Jan 2021

Malian official said Mali would continue supporting French military presence in the country amid threats of attacks against the troops engaged in anti-terror operations. France is accused of seeking to protect interests of major corporations such as "Total, Areva, & others

Mali to maintain support for French troops amid threats

WHO committee rules against Covid-19 vaccine passports
16th Jan 2021

Emergency committee of WHO said lack of data on vaccine safety is barrier to ensuring quick & equitable global supply of vaccines & recommended against countries issuing vaccine passports.

WHO committee rules against Covid-19 vaccine passports

Pakistan: Police fired over Hindu temple attack
16th Jan 2021

12 police officers were sacked for failing to stop a mob from demolishing Hindu temple in Pakistan’s NW Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. 33 more police officers have been suspended from service for a year.

Pakistan: Police fired over Hindu temple attack

UN urges US to drop Houthi terrorist designation
15th Jan 2021

UN urged Trump administration to reverse its decision to label Yemen's Houthi [Ansar Allah] as a terror group, warning the move could exacerbate the country's dire humanitarian crisis. International charities have also condemned the move.

UN urges US to drop Houthi terrorist designation

US: President Trump becomes first US president to be impeached twice
14th Jan 2021

US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump on a single article of incitement of insurrection, making him the first president in US history to be impeached twice. It will now go to Senate for trial after Jan 20

US: President Trump becomes first US president to be impeached twice

US alleges al-Qaeda’s new ‘home base’ is Iran
13th Jan 2021

Iran is now al-Qaeda's "home base," US Sec of State Mike Pompeo alleged despite bloody history between Tehran & terror group. Pompeo admitted to audience from Texas A&M University on April 15, 2019 that CIA especially trains employees to "lie, cheat and steal."

US alleges al-Qaeda’s new ‘home base’ is Iran

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office
12th Jan 2021

Yemen remains world's worst humanitarian crisis with nearly 80% or more than 24 million of its people needing humanitarian assistance & protection, more than 13 million in danger of starving to death.

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office

Hamas slams UAE for importing illegal Israeli settlement goods
11th Jan 2021

Palestinian group Hamas denounced United Arab Emirates (UAE) for importing goods from illegal Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank.

Hamas slams UAE for importing illegal Israeli settlement goods

India: Halal certificate no longer mandatory for meat exports
11th Jan 2021

Under new rules, meat from India no longer needs to be certified halal – following Muslim rules – before it is exported, after pressure from Hindu groups.

India: Halal certificate no longer mandatory for meat exports

Indonesia: Muslim body declares Chinese vaccine halal
10th Jan 2021

Indonesia’s top Muslim body, Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), declared China’s Sinovac vaccine for COVID-19 halal, or permissible under Islam.

Indonesia: Muslim body declares Chinese vaccine halal

UK: Exclusive: Khan urges PM to close places of worship as many mosques voluntarily close
10th Jan 2021

Places of worship in London should shut immediately because of risks of Covid-19 infection, Mayor of London said. Sadiq Khan’s demand was made following closing of major mosques in the capital despite being Covid secure.

UK: Exclusive: Khan urges PM to close places of worship as many mosques voluntarily close

Cameroon: 18 dead, 4 injured in terror attacks
9th Jan 2021

18 people were killed, incl civilians, 4 injured, in 2 separate terror attacks in N & W Cameroon by Boko Haram, according to Govt officials.

Cameroon: 18 dead, 4 injured in terror attacks

Niger: Over 10,000 people flee violence in Niger
8th Jan 2021

10,600 people have been displaced following recent attacks in two villages in Niger's Tillaberi region which claimed 105 lives.

Niger: Over 10,000 people flee violence in Niger

The Muslim News: Issue 380 - Friday 25th December 2020

Security agencies too focused on ‘Islamist’ terror in run-up to Christchurch mosques terror attack, inquiry rules
25th Dec 2020

Security agencies too focused on ‘Islamist’ terror in run-up to Christchurch mosques terror attack, inquiry rules

New Zealand’s security agencies were “almost exclusively” fixated on the risk of “Islamist terrorism” in the run-up to last year’s Christchurch mosques terror attack, ruled an inquiry

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Delayed Home Office report dispels myths about sexual grooming
25th Dec 2020

Delayed Home Office report dispels myths about sexual grooming

The majority of child sexual abuse gangs are made up of white men under the age of 30, according to a delayed Home Office report about the ethnicity of offenders that dispels racist smears linking most grooming to Asian men.

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26 Muslim women featured in the BBC’s 100 Women List
25th Dec 2020

Twenty-six Muslim women from 20 countries are featured in the BBC’s 100 Women List of the most inspiring and influential women from around the world.

26 Muslim women featured in the BBC’s 100 Women List

25th Dec 2020

Dodin first Arab named in Biden’s White House

Palestinian-American Reema Dodin is to be appointed Deputy Director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs, making her the first Arab American woman to hold the post and the first Arab-American in President-elect Joe Biden’s Adminstration.

No to Muslim candidate for by-election, says Minister
25th Dec 2020

Kuruba Sharanappa Eshwarappa, Minister for Rural Development in the southern federal state has categorically announced that the BJP will not field a Muslim candidate for the Parliamentary by-elections.

No to Muslim candidate for by-election, says Minister

Musings of a mum: 2020 – The year of the reboot
25th Dec 2020

2020 was supposed to be the year where I had plans. My first year in almost a decade where I didn’t have any upcoming baby bears on the horizon, where I started building my own way into the future of my choice.

Musings of a mum: 2020 – The year of the reboot

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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