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European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue
19th Sep 2018

European rights court slams Belgium on headscarf issue

European Court of Human Rights convicted Belgium by excluding Muslim woman from courtroom for refusing to remove her headscarf.

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Palestine: 2 Palestinians killed during Israeli attack on Gaza
18th Sep 2018

2 Palestinians killed, 26 injured during Israeli airstrikes on the southern border of the Gaza Strip. Dozens Israeli settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Palestine: 2 Palestinians killed during Israeli attack on Gaza

Philippines: Death toll from typhoon rises to 64
17th Sep 2018

64 people killed by Typhoon Mangkhut in Philippines. 36 are feared buried under thick mud in mining town

Philippines: Death toll from typhoon rises to 64

Germany:  Bavarian elections & Islamophobia in political campaigning
16th Sep 2018

Next month, Free State of Bavaria, Germany, will hold elections. One of contesting parties is Alternative for Germany (AfD) well known for its aggressive Islamophobia.

Germany: Bavarian elections & Islamophobia in political campaigning

Palestine: 3 Palestinians killed, including child, in Gaza by Israelis forces
15th Sep 2018

3 three Palestinians, including a child, were killed, 80 injured incl 18 children by Israeli army near Gaza-Israel buffer zone

Palestine: 3 Palestinians killed, including child, in Gaza by Israelis forces

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (06–12 Sept)
14th Sep 2018

2 children killed, a civilian succumbed to previous wounds in Gaza. 171 civilians, including 36 children, 4 journalists, 5 paramedics, wounded in Gaza. 12 civilians, including 4 children, wounded in W Bank.

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (06–12 Sept)

US: Kansas prison harassing Muslim woman, denied medication
13th Sep 2018

Muslim woman has been facing religious discrimination and harassment at prison in Kansas; headscarves confiscated and being denied medication.

US: Kansas prison harassing Muslim woman, denied medication

Afghanistan: 32 civilians killed in suicide bombing
12th Sep 2018

Suicide bomber attacked crowd of protesters in E Afghanistan, killing 32, wounding 128 in Torkham highway, Momand Dara district close to crossing point with Pakistan.

Afghanistan: 32 civilians killed in suicide bombing

Austria mulls to expand headscarf ban in schools
11th Sep 2018

Expanding range of headscarf bans for students & teachers in secondary school should be discussed throughout the country, Austria's Education Minister said

Austria mulls to expand headscarf ban in schools

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium
10th Sep 2018

76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed

Belgium: 76 pct of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

Afghanistan: More than 30 killed in attacks across Afghanistan
10th Sep 2018

31 people were killed in attacks across Afghanistan by Taliban terrorists.

Afghanistan: More than 30 killed in attacks across Afghanistan

Palestine: Israel kills teen, injures 210 in peaceful protests in Gaza
8th Sep 2018

A Palestinian teen was killed, 210 injured in Gaza Strip by Israeli forces during peaceful demonstrations against Israeli occupation of Palestinian land

Palestine: Israel kills teen, injures 210 in peaceful protests in Gaza

Issue 352 - Friday 24th August 2018- Top Stories

Bangladesh Government’s brutal crackdown on student protestors
24th Aug 2018

Bangladesh Government’s brutal crackdown on student protestors

Bangladesh was rocked by protesting schoolchildren who were outraged by the death of two of their peers by a speeding bus at a roadside in the country’s capital, Dhaka

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Prevent strategy damaging Muslim family relations
24th Aug 2018

Pressure on British Muslim parents to counter extremism is having a detrimental effect on intra-familial relations, according to new research conducted in West Yorkshire

Prevent strategy damaging Muslim family relations

Kenya’s first Muslim woman Major General
24th Aug 2018

Kenya’s most senior military woman, Brigadier Fatuma Ahmed, has become Major General, becoming not only the first Muslim woman but also the first woman to occupy the rank in Kenya’s history.

Kenya’s first Muslim woman Major General

24th Aug 2018

Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

Farah Alhajeh, 24, went for a job interview with a company providing interpretation services. But one of the interviewers, a male manager, terminated the meeting when she declined to shake his hand, and instead placed her hand over her heart in greeting instead.

Legal Corner: English law can apply to a Nikah ceremony
24th Aug 2018

The High Court handed down a judgment which has the potential to be hugely significant to Muslim couples do not register their marriage under English Law

Legal Corner: English law can apply to a Nikah ceremony

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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