Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh
7th Dec 2016

Indonesia: 52 dead after quake rocks Aceh

A strong earthquake shook Sumatra island killing 52 people, injuring 500 & causing dozens of buildings to collapse.

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Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis
7th Dec 2016

Former UN chief Kofi Annan called on international community to resolve the persecution of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar: Int’l cooperation ‘critical’ to resolve Rohingya crisis

Israeli army video draws fire for ignoring Palestine
6th Dec 2016

Israeli video on tourism on occupied territories doesnt mentions "Judea & Samaria" & not Palestine

Israeli army video draws fire for ignoring Palestine

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll
6th Dec 2016

Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was elected president of Uzbekistan. President Islam Karimov died in September

Uzbekistan’s prime minister wins presidential poll

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case
6th Dec 2016

Supreme Court hearing on UK’s withdrawal from EU began as Govt sought to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations.

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case

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

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

Pakistan: 11 killed in fire at Karachi hotel

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

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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