Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul
2nd Dec 2016

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul

15 children have been killed by Daesh snipers over past two days in Mosul

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Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels
30th Nov 2016

45 civilians were killed when Syrian forces shelled group of displaced people in Aleppo, claim rebels

Syria: 45 killed as Syrian forces shell Aleppo, claim rebels

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area
1st Dec 2016

Israeli jets struck sites near Damascus. Israeli military refused to comment. Israel has bombed Syria many times before.

Syria claims Israel airstrikes hit Damascus area

Thailand: Soldier killed, 3 injured in bomb attack in south
1st Dec 2016

One soldier was killed, 3 injured in an early morning explosion in Thailand’s Muslim majority south.

Thailand: Soldier killed, 3 injured in bomb attack in south

Iraqi forces fight street to street in Daesh-held Mosul
30th Nov 2016

Iraqi army penetrated Daesh’s defenses in two districts of Mosul and are now engaged in heavy street-fighting

Iraqi forces fight street to street in Daesh-held Mosul

Palestine: Gazans mark international Solidarity Day with Palestine
30th Nov 2016

Palestinians mark Int Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people by a rally outside UNESCO in Gaza Strip

Palestine: Gazans mark international Solidarity Day with Palestine

Iraq: US-led raid kills 14 civilians, 10 terrorists in Mosul
29th Nov 2016

14 Iraqi civilians,10 Daesh terrorists were killed in airstrike by US-led coalition warplanes in Mosul.

Iraq: US-led raid kills 14 civilians, 10 terrorists in Mosul

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad bomb attack
29th Nov 2016

At least 3 people were killed, 8 injured in a bomb attack in Baghdad.

Iraq: 3 killed, 8 injured in Baghdad bomb attack

Iraq: Dozens of Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation
28th Nov 2016

37 Daesh terrorists were killed in operations as part of Iraqi military efforts to retake Mosul city.

Iraq: Dozens of Daesh terrorists killed in Mosul operation

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election
28th Nov 2016

Opposition groups have won almost half of seats in Kuwait’s parliamentary election.

Kuwait: Opposition wins big in parliamentary election

Somalia: Car bomb in Mogadishu kills 10
26th Nov 2016

10 people were killed, 8 wounded when a car bomb targeted a busy market in Mogadishu

Somalia: Car bomb in Mogadishu kills 10

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque
27th Nov 2016

In Sweden there was attack on a mosque in which neo-Nazi & anti-Muslim slogans, "kill Muslims" were daubed

Sweden: Swastikas & anti Muslim graffiti daubed on mosque

Issue 331 - Friday 25th November 2016 - Top Stories

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation
25th Nov 2016

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation

Not long after the US presidential election results were announced on November 9, thousands of students in Los Angeles and San Francisco staged walkouts to express their dislike for the new President-elect, Donald Trump.

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Family of British Muslims murdered in Gujarat concerned May didn’t take up issue with Modi
25th Nov 2016

Family of British Muslims murdered in Gujarat concerned May didn’t take up issue with Modi

Family of British Muslims Saeed Dawood and first cousin of Shakeel Dawood, murdered in Gujarat, India, in 2002 by Hindu mobs under governorship of Narendra Modi, are concerned that Prime Minister, Theresa May, did not take up the issue with the now Prime Minister Modi during her visit to India this month

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Ilhan Omar becomes first Somali American legislator in US
25th Nov 2016

Ilhan Omar became America’s first Somali-American Muslim woman Legislator after she was successfully elected as DFL Legislator in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Ilhan Omar becomes first Somali American legislator in US

UNESCO adopts ten resolutions supporting Palestinian refugees
25th Nov 2016

UNESCO has passed ten resolutions in favour of the Palestinian refugees in the occupied territories. Israel opposed the resolutions and said it would disaffiliate from UNESCO temporarily.

UNESCO adopts ten resolutions supporting Palestinian refugees

LEGAL CORNER: Gender segregation at an Islamic School does not amount to Sex Discrimination
25th Nov 2016

There was no specific evidence that segregation in a mixed Muslim school had a greater impact on females than males, ruled the High Court.

LEGAL CORNER: Gender segregation at an Islamic School does not amount to Sex Discrimination

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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