Palestine: 18 months for Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian
22nd Feb 2017

Palestine: 18 months for Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian

Palestinians accused Israeli military court of letting soldier who killed unarmed injured Palestinian off too lightly

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US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack
24th Feb 2017

Muslim mother pressing charges after New York City police allegedly detained her for hours with her hijab forcibly removed.

US: Muslim woman sues after alleged police hijab attack

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Feb 2017

Ontario province passed anti-Islamophobia motion as a similar motion has run into opposition at federal Govt level

Canadian province passes anti-Islamophobia motion

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery
23rd Feb 2017

Muslim activists raised $78,000 to help repair vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Missouri.

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army
23rd Feb 2017

Female members of Turkey’s armed forces will be able to wear headscarves for first time

Turkey: Hijab now permitted in Turkish army

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state
22nd Feb 2017

Bodies of 3 women and a man found buried just after Myanmar military operations against Rohingyan Muslims

Myanmar: 4 Rohingya Muslims found dead in Rakhine state

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market
20th Feb 2017

22 people were killed, over 20 wounded when truck bomb blast ripped through busy market in Mogadishu

Somalia: 22 killed in truck bomb attack on Mogadishu market

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul
21st Feb 2017

60,000 soldiers are participating in Iraqi army offensive aimed at capturing Daesh terrorist control in W Mosul

Iraq: 60,000 troops taking part in anti-Daesh ops in W. Mosul

Palestine: Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W Bank raids
21st Feb 2017

Israeli forces arrested 22 Palestinians i raids in occupied West Bank

Palestine: Israel rounds up 22 Palestinians in W Bank raids

Issue 334 - Friday 24th February 2017 - Top Stories

Québec shooting is a ‘terrorist attack on Muslims’, says Canadian premier
24th Feb 2017

Québec shooting is a ‘terrorist attack on Muslims’, says Canadian premier

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau distinctly labelled the mass shooting that left 17 children fatherless a “terrorist attack on Muslims”.

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The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017: The Shortlist
24th Feb 2017

The readership of The Muslim News selected and nominated them, and our distinguished independent panel of Judges reviewed, deliberated and mused over the list and here they are.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017: The Shortlist

Record number of Britons show solidarity with Muslims on Visit My Mosque Day
24th Feb 2017

Over 150 mosques across Britain opened their doors on 5 February 2017 for the third annual Visit My Mosque Day, in what is thought to be the world’s largest mosque open day programme.

Record number of Britons show solidarity with Muslims on Visit My Mosque Day

Teacher wins anti-hijab case in Germany
24th Feb 2017

A German court ruled in favour of a teacher who was denied a teaching job at a public school due to her wearing the headscarf

Teacher wins anti-hijab case in Germany

BOOK REVIEW: Islam’s contribution to 18th century English Enlightenment
24th Feb 2017

Islam and the English Enlightenment 1670-1840. By Humberto Garcia, Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press. Pp346. HB. £54.00

BOOK REVIEW: Islam’s contribution to 18th century English Enlightenment

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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