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

Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to 247

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

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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

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed
22nd Aug 2016

President Erdogan said early signs point to Daesh's involvement in deadly blast killing 51, injuring 69.

Turkey: Early signs point to Daesh in wedding blast, 51 killed

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use
23rd Aug 2016

Iran’s defense minister criticized Russia for "showing off" by announcing Russian jets use of Iranian airbase

Iran criticizes Russia for talking about airbase use

Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13
22nd Aug 2016

13 people were killed, dozens injured in twin suicide attacks by al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Somalia: Twin suicide bomb attacks kill 13

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured
22nd Aug 2016

Israeli warplanes launched 50 airstrikes in Gaza Strip shortly after rocket was fired into S Israel.

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey
21st Aug 2016

30 people were killed, 94 wounded in blast at wedding ceremony in SE Turkey.

Turkey: Death toll rises to 30 in terror attack in SE Turkey

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered
20th Aug 2016

Italian Coast Guard rescued 530 refugees, recovered bodies of 5 in the Channel of Sicily.

Italy rescues 534 refugees, 5 bodies recovered

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost
20th Aug 2016

Two lines on London Underground will stay open through the night as part of first regular overnight service.

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte
19th Aug 2016

19 people were killed, 80 injured, in suicide attack that targeted al-Bunyan al-Marsous forces in Sirte.

Libya: 19 killed in suicide attack in Sirte

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis
19th Aug 2016

Police are investigating as hate crime notes urging killing Muslims at apartment complex in state of Maine.

US: ‘All Muslims are terrorists should be killed’ leaflets to Iraqis

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed
19th Aug 2016

Indian Govt added ban on movement during nighttime hours to ongoing 41-day curfew in Kashmir.

Kashmir: Nighttime ban added to curfew restrictions, 66 killed

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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