Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack
24th May 2016

Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack

Palestinian teenager girl was shot dead after alleged knife attack near Ras Biddu checkpoint north of Jerusalem.

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Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh
24th May 2016

Iraqi forces captured 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh terrorists hours after launch of military campaign

Iraqi forces retake 12 districts of Fallujah from Daesh

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap
24th May 2016

UN Sec Gen called on world leaders to share burden of helping people in need during World Humanitarian summit

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue
23rd May 2016

Nobel Peace laureate has been under intense criticism for her silence on plight of persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi urges for space to address ‘Rohingya’ issue

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman
23rd May 2016

Turkish Min of Transport, Maritime Affairs & Communications Binali Yildirim will succeed Davutoglu as new PM.

Turkey: Ruling AK Party elects Yildirim as new chairman

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron
23rd May 2016

PM Cameron said US Rep presidential candidate Trump's comments on banning Muslims were "very dangerous".

UK: Trump’s statements on Muslims ‘very dangerous’: Cameron

Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives
22nd May 2016

20 people have been killed, scores injured by Cyclone "Roanu", which pounded Bangladesh.

Bangladesh:Cyclone ‘Roanu’ claims over 20 lives

Zambia: Over 30 people burnt to death in bus accident
22nd May 2016

30 people were burnt to death, several injured after the bus overturned & caught fire.

Zambia: Over 30 people burnt to death in bus accident

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque
21st May 2016

Armed gang hacks to death imam, two others in mosque during evening prayer, sparking fears among Muslims

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south
21st May 2016

Leaders in Philippines' Muslim south objected to suggestions to introduce a federal system, instead of autonomy.

Philippines: Filipino Muslims stress need for autonomy law on south

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte
20th May 2016

30 soldiers were killed in a suicide bombing near Libya’s northern city of Sirte.

Libya: Daesh bombing kills 30 soldiers near Sirte

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’
20th May 2016

EgyptAir crash in E Mediterranean may be due to terrorism Egyptian authorities are claiming.

EgyptAir plane from Paris to Cairo ‘disappears’

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan
20th May 2016

A stalled bill on Philippines’ Muslim south overridden by President-elect to grant regions autonomy through federalism

Philippines peace process may center on federalism plan

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan
19th May 2016

Syria's opposition-held local council of Aleppo reached out to Mayor of London to stand in solidarity with Aleppo

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy
19th May 2016

Israeli authorities dropped all charges against police officer charged with killing of Palestinian boy in Jerusalem

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy

Palestine: Israeli navy detains 10 Palestinian fishers in Gaza waters
17th May 2016

Israeli navy carried out 47 attacks against fishers this year, wounding 24 and abducting 35.

Palestine: Israeli navy detains 10 Palestinian fishers in Gaza waters

France: Islamophobia & Islamophobic attacks on the rise
17th May 2016

Islamophobic attacks in France are on the rise, French Council of Muslim Faith President Anouar Kbibeche said

France: Islamophobia & Islamophobic attacks on the rise

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings
17th May 2016

Saudi Kingdom’s US holdings stood at $116.8 bn as of March, according Freedom of Information Act request.

US Treasury Dept releases Saudi debt holdings

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad
16th May 2016

18 people were killed, 32 injured when suicide car-bomb rocked Baghdad’s northern Taji district.

Iraq: More than 20 killed in attacks across Baghdad

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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