Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?
3rd May 2016

Myanmar: Boat disaster victims Muslim, but which ones?

A Muslim ethnic group denied that its members perished in recent boat disaster.

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Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21
3rd May 2016

Heavy rains caused 198-room residential building to collapse killing 21, 65 still missing.

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks
3rd May 2016

After calling off talks with Pakistan after Pakistani officials met Kashmiri leaders, India now appears to have backtracked

India backtracks on precondition for Pakistan talks

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria
3rd May 2016

US Sec of State Kerry spoke with his Russian counterpart Lavrov to restore fresh cease-fire throughout Syria.

Kerry, Lavrov discuss cease-fire for entire Syria

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36
2nd May 2016

Death toll from twin car bombings in city of Al-Samawah in Muthanna province rose 36 with 90 injured.

Iraq: Death toll from twin car-bomb attack in Al Samawah hits 36

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone
2nd May 2016

Supporters of Shia Muslim leader Muqtada al-Sadr withdrew from Green Zone after holding sit-in for 2 days.

Iraq: Sadrists withdraw from Baghdad’s Green Zone

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program
2nd May 2016

Germany’s far-right AfD party adopted called for banning Islamic symbols & restricting religious practices of Muslims.

Germany: Far-right party adopts anti-Islam program

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament
1st May 2016

Supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone, broke windows, smashed furniture in Parliament

Iraq: Demanding gov’t reform, Sadrists storm parliament

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover
30th Apr 2016

For the second time in a week, Israeli army is imposing a “general closure” on W Bank during Jewish holiday of Passover.

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south
30th Apr 2016

Peace talks between Thailand’s military Govt & umbrella group of Muslims failed after Govt withdrawal.

Thailand: No progress in peace talks on Thai Muslim south

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views
30th Apr 2016

Muslim preacher demanded formal apology from Cameron for labeling him Daesh supporter.

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views

Palestine: Palestinian pregnant woman was killed by Israeli soldiers
29th Apr 2016

Palestinian woman who was killed by Israeli army did not carry an explosive belt as the army claimed,

Palestine: Palestinian pregnant woman was killed by Israeli soldiers

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound
29th Apr 2016

Scores of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden
29th Apr 2016

US journalist Seymour Hersh is convinced "more than ever" that Pakistan assisted US in killing bin Laden

US journalist insists Pakistan helped US get bin Laden

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead
28th Apr 2016

30 people were killed, 62 injured when Russian warplane hit field hospital in Aleppo’s al-Sokkari neighborhood.

Syria: Russian warplanes attack field hospital, 30 dead

Issue 324 - Friday 29th April 2016 - Top Stories

Muslims make stellar contributions to British society
29th Apr 2016

Muslims make stellar contributions to British society

Over 500 people from all sections of society from the worlds of politics, business, sport, the arts, civic and religious leaders joined in celebration of unsung heroes of British Muslim and non-Muslim communities.

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29th Apr 2016

Muslim family removed from flight for ‘how they looked’

A United Airlines pilot asked a Muslim family to leave a Washington bound plane before it took off, citing “safety” issues.

29th Apr 2016

French PM slammed for advocating hijab ban in universities

France’s Prime Minister has been criticised by students, Muslim advocacy groups and even his own Government for backing a hijab (headscarf) ban in universities.

Chief Rabbi says Israel should be exclusive to Jews
29th Apr 2016

Israel’s Chief Rabbi has sparked controversy after saying non-Jews should be barred from living in Israel

Chief Rabbi says Israel should be exclusive to Jews

Book Review: Explaining Islamic unity within its diversity?
29th Apr 2016

What is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic. By Shahab Ahmed. New Jersey: Princeton University Press. Pp609. HB. 2016. £22.00.

Book Review: Explaining Islamic unity within its diversity?

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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