Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle
29th Aug 2016

Pakistan: Cricket-team attack suspects die in gun battle

3 people allegedly involved in 2009 gun-&-bomb attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore were killed during clashes

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Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul
29th Aug 2016

String of villages in N Syria have been liberated by Free Syrian Army following success in freeing Jarabulus from Daesh.

Syria: Free Syrian Army frees villages around Jarabul

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf
28th Aug 2016

Female police officers in Turkey will now be able to wear headscarf as part of their uniform.

Turkey: New rule allows female Turkish police to wear headscarf

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct
27th Aug 2016

A Palestinian was shot dead after approaching group of Israeli soldiers near Ramallah.

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques
27th Aug 2016

Far-right Dutch politician Wilders promised to close all mosques, Islamic schools, ban Qur'an.

Netherlands: Dutch far-right political leader vows to close mosques

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested
27th Aug 2016

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was seized outside his home in Nigeen, northeast of Srinagar, taken to unknown location.

India: Kashmiri independence leader arrested

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban
26th Aug 2016

France's highest administrative court, The State Council, has overturned the burkini ban.

France’s highest court overturns burkini ban

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247
25th Aug 2016

Death toll in deadly 6.2-magnitude tremor earthquake in Italy has risen to 247, search for survivours continues.

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir
26th Aug 2016

Mehbooba Mufti defends crackdown that has left 68 civilians dead, saying troublemakers are just 5 pct of population

India: India defends crackdown, killing of protesters in Kashmir

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan
26th Aug 2016

6 Pakistani paramilitary troops were killed, 2 injured in attack by separatists in Baluchistan

Pakistan: Separatists kill 6 paramilitary troops in Baluschistan

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan
25th Aug 2016

Deadly 10-hour assault on American University of Afghanistan in Kabul killing 13 people

Afghanistan: Terrorists kill 13 at American University of Afghanistan

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’
25th Aug 2016

US Vice President Joe Biden pledged to do everything to help bring those behind July 15 coup attempt to justice

Turkey: US had ‘no foreknowledge of Turkey coup bid’

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south
24th Aug 2016

A powerful car bomb has left one person dead, 29 injured in front of a hotel in Thailand’s majority Muslim far South.

Thailand: Car bomb kills 1, injures 29 in Thai Muslim south

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem
24th Aug 2016

5 Palestinians were injured when Israeli forces raided number of shops in Bethlehem.

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz
23rd Aug 2016

46 people were killed in deadly clashes between pro-govt forces & Houthis in Taiz province.

Yemen: Fighting kills dozens in Taiz

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen
24th Aug 2016

US State Dept said it received formal request from Ankara for extradition of Fetullah Gulen

US receives Turkey’s request for extradition of Gulen

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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