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Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN
20th Oct 2017

Myanmar: Up to 12,000 Rohingya Muslim children flee violence weekly, says UN

More than 320,000 Rohingya Muslim refugee children have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August while 12,000 more are fleeing violence every week

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Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka
19th Oct 2017

Muslim women will be forced to remove Niqab & burka to access public services, including riding a bus, under new law passed by Quebec National Assembly.

Canada: Quebec law bans niqab, burka

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70
18th Oct 2017

70 people were killed and many injured in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks in southeastern Paktia and central Ghazni provinces of Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Multiple gun-and-bomb attacks kill over 70

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body
18th Oct 2017

According to newly released satellite images, at least 288 Muslim villages have been partially or totally destroyed by fire in Myanmar's Rakhine State since Aug. 25

Myanmar: Mass destruction continues in Rakhine says rights body

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh
17th Oct 2017

12 Rohingya Muslims, including 6 children, drowned after their boat capsized as they fled Myanmar army violence. Six still missing, 21 rescued alive

Myanmar: 12 dead as boat carrying Rohingya Muslims sinks near Bangladesh

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270
16th Oct 2017

Death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing in Mogadishu climbed 270, with 300 wounded, deadliest in decades.

Somalia: Death toll from Mogadishu truck bombing rises to 270

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk
16th Oct 2017

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and Peshmerga were reported in the Taza Khurmatu town south of Kirkuk on Monday.

Iraqi military launched operation in Kirkuk

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20
15th Oct 2017

More than 20 Muslims were killed in Djimbi Mosque in Central African Republic's southeast during Friday prayers by Christian Anti-balaka rebels.

Central African Republic: Christian attack on mosque kills 20

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu
15th Oct 2017

Over 30 killed, dozens wounded when a truck full of explosives exploded at the busiest intersection in Somali capital Mogadishu.

Somalia: Suicide attack kills over 30, wounds dozens in Mogadishu

Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo
13th Oct 2017

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a landmark reconciliation agreement in Cairo.

Egypt: Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric
13th Oct 2017

Azeri lawmaker accused European politicians of using Daesh terrorist organization as an excuse to spread anti-Muslim propaganda.

Azeri MP slams EU politicians over anti-Muslim rhetoric

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists
9th Oct 2017

Thousands of people came out in the streets of Casablanca in protest against the state’s continued detention of rights activists.

Morocco: Thousands protest in Casablanca for release of activists

Issue 341 - Friday 29th September 2017 - Top Stories

Suu Kyi condemned for refusing to end ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
29th Sep 2017

Suu Kyi condemned for refusing to end ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is accused of playing politics by effectively siding with the military in the persecution of Rohingya Muslims

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EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’
29th Sep 2017

Prime Minister, Theresa May, told the United Nations General Assembly on September 20 that tech firms needed to develop the capacity to take down terrorist-related material in two hours.

EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’

Saudi-led coalition of accused evading legal liability on Yemen airstrikes
29th Sep 2017

Human Rights Watch has accused the Saudi-led coalition of evading international legal liability by refusing to present information on their role in alleged unlawful airstrikes in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition of accused evading legal liability on Yemen airstrikes

New App encourages adults to walk briskly for 10 minutes a day to improve health
29th Sep 2017

Public Health England has reported that 6 million adults aged between 40 and 60 were putting their busy lives ahead of their health and failed to achieve just 10 minutes of brisk walking per month.

New App encourages adults to walk briskly for 10 minutes a day to improve health

Bradford man distributes Eid gifts to hospitalised children
29th Sep 2017

A Bradford man, who was treated in hospital as a child for Tuberculosis, has handed out over 60 gifts to children in hospital Eid al-Adha

Bradford man distributes Eid gifts to hospitalised children

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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