Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel
5th Dec 2016

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel

11 people were killed, 75 injured in fire at Regent Plaza hotel in Karachi.

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US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack
5th Dec 2016

“ISIS, I will cut your throat, go back to your country!” white man shouted at unarmed Muslim officer and her son.

US: ‘Hero’ Muslim NYC officer harassed in hate attack

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro
3rd Dec 2016

Police are investigating a bias crime after 3 men attempted to remove headscarf of Muslim teen at NY subway

US: 3 men try to remove Muslim teen’s hijab in NYC metro

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul
4th Dec 2016

12 civilians were killed, dozens injured in suicide bombing in Mosul.

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 12 civilians in Mosul

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife
3rd Dec 2016

Court ordered release of Nigeria’s top Shia Muslim leader & his wife, saying holding them is contrary to nation's laws.

Nigeria: Court orders release of Nigerian Shia Muslim head, wife

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

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

Iraq: 15 children killed by Daesh snipers in Mosul

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

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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