Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State
27th Sep 2016

Nigeria: 8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno State

8 soldiers, 25 Boko Haram terrorists were killed in Borno state as Govt troops intensified operations.

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Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns
26th Sep 2016

UN World Food Programme delivered life-saving food assistance for first time to besieged families in 4 towns since April

Syria: World Food Programme reaches 4 besieged towns

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad
26th Sep 2016

Suicide bombing killed eight people, injured dozens near a school in Baghdad.

Iraq: Suicide bombing kills 8 in Baghdad

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel
25th Sep 2016

Israeli forces have detained 1,000 Palestinian minors since beginning of 2016, a Palestinian committee said

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy
24th Sep 2016

Death toll stands at 166 after boat carrying migrants sank off Egypt’s northern coast earlier this week

Egypt: More than 165 dead in boat tragedy

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south
24th Sep 2016

Remote-controlled bomb killed 3 security officials in Thailand’s majority Muslim south.

Thailand: 3 security officials killed by bomb in the south

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide
23rd Sep 2016

Court in Strasbourg rejected appeal for Dutch commanders to be prosecuted for failing to prevent Srebrenica genocide

European Court of Human RIghts rejects Dutch soldiers prosecution for Srebrenica genocide

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly
23rd Sep 2016

National Alliance for Reform list - which includes Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood - clinched 13 out of 130 seats.

Jordan: Brotherhood-linked bloc wins seats in assembly

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast
22nd Sep 2016

Dozens of people drowned after boat carrying hundreds of refugees sank off Egypt’s coast.

Egypt: 29 undocumented refugees drown off Egypt coast

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria
22nd Sep 2016

UN aid convoy is to resume with deliveries inside Syria after it was suspended following deadly attack 2 days ago

UN ready to resume aid delivery in Syria

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy
21st Sep 2016

US accused Russia responsible for airstrike that targeted UN aid convoy. Both Russia & Syria have denied it.

Syria: US alleges Russia responsible for raid on aid convoy

Myanmar: Illegal mosques to be demolished in Rakhine
21st Sep 2016

A senior Govt official in Rakhine State pledged to tear down all illegally constructed mosques & Muslim religious schools

Myanmar: Illegal mosques to be demolished in Rakhine

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort
20th Sep 2016

6 civilians were killed, 3 soldiers injured in attack on military escort by Boko Haram in Borno state

Nigeria: Six civilians die in ambush of Nigerian military escort

Issue 328: Friday 26th August 2016 - Top Stories

Inquiry by MPs finds Muslim women face multiple discrimination
26th Aug 2016

Inquiry by MPs finds Muslim women face multiple discrimination

Muslim women face the “triple penalty” of “being women, being BME and being Muslim” in the job market, finds MPs Inquiry

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Government targets Sharia law
26th Aug 2016

Government targets Sharia law

Advisors to the panel into an independent Review into “Sharia law” failed to address whether it will be investigated as part of the Government’s Counter-Extremism Strategy

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Eid messages from political leaders
26th Aug 2016

Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales: "I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Muslim communities of Wales for the sacrifices and enormous contributions they have made and continue to make to every area of our society"

Eid messages from political leaders

The perils of flying while Muslim
26th Aug 2016

The Muslim News looks back at just some of the jaw-dropping, bizarre and absurd explanations Muslim passengers have been given for their profiling ordeals on flights

The perils of flying while Muslim

Google denounced for wiping Palestine off the map
26th Aug 2016

The Palestinian Journalists’ Forum has denounced Google for deleting the name of Palestine from its maps and replacing it with Israel

Google denounced for wiping Palestine off the map

BOOK REVIEW: Muslim women caught between conservatism and liberalism?
26th Aug 2016

Women in the Qur’an: An Emancipatory Reading. By Asma Lamrabet. Distributed by Kube Publishing. Pp177. PB. 2016. Leicester. £9.99.

BOOK REVIEW: Muslim women caught between conservatism and liberalism?

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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