Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai
24th Nov 2017

Egypt: 85 killed from bomb explosion in mosque after Friday prayers in Sinai

Death toll from bomb that went off outside a mosque in city of Al-Arish in Sinai Peninsula following Friday prayers has risen to 85.

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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees
24th Nov 2017

Myanmar & Bangladesh signed agreement for return of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar but it does not offer security guarantee to the returning Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree on return of Rohingya Muslims without security guarantees

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity
23rd Nov 2017

Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran reiterated their support for Syria's territorial integrity during a summit in Russian city of Sochi

Russia, Turkey, Iran back Syria’s territorial integrity

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district
22nd Nov 2017

21 killed when Turkmen-majority Tuz Khurmatu district in Iraq’s Saladin province was rocked by massive car bomb

Iraq: Massive car bomb kills 21 in Turkmen district

Philippines: Mindanao Muslims celebrate autonomous region anniversary
22nd Nov 2017

Representative of Philippines’ one-time largest Muslim rebel group joined Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to commemorate its 28th founding anniversary.

Philippines: Mindanao Muslims celebrate autonomous region anniversary

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50
21st Nov 2017

50 people have been killed, several dozens injured in suicide attack at a mosque in northeastern Adamawa state of Nigeria

Nigeria: Suicide attack on mosque in NE Nigeria kills over 50

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi
21st Nov 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syria’s Bashar al-Assad in Russia's coastal city of Sochi. They discussed the political settlement in Syria

Russian President hosts Syria’s Assad in Sochi

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions
21st Nov 2017

A new ruling in Netherlands will allow policewomen serving indoors to wear headscarves but not in public

Netherlands allows police officers to wear headscarves in certain positions

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika
20th Nov 2017

A mosque in Sweden was vandalised when unknown attackers painted swastika on one of its doors

Sweden mosque vandalised with Swastika

Palestine: Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017
20th Nov 2017

Israeli forces killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017. 4,000 children had been detained since October 2015, 300 still in prison

Palestine: Israel killed 14 Palestinian children in 2017

Palestine to cut all communication with US
19th Nov 2017

Palestine threatens to cut off communication with US over its warning to close Washington offices of PLO as PLO asks International Criminal Court to investigate Israeli’s violations

Palestine to cut all communication with US

Issue 343 - Friday 23rd November 2017 - Top Stories

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days
24th Nov 2017

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days

617,500 Rohingya Muslims rossed into Bangladesh since August 25, as violence escalated in bordering Myanmar’s Rakhine state, according to the United Nations.

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Islamic School wins Mayor of London’s Environment and Healthy Living Award
24th Nov 2017

Islamic School wins Mayor of London’s Environment and Healthy Living Award

London Islamic School has won the Team London Environment and Healthy Living Award 2017 for outstanding contribution to volunteering

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24th Nov 2017

Muslim teacher wins unfair dismissal case over 9/11 video

A Muslim woman who was fired from a teaching job for protesting about 11-year-olds being shown graphic footage of September 9, 2001, terror attacks, has won an unfair dismissal case

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Barbie models new hijab doll after Olympic fencer
24th Nov 2017

Barbie models new hijab doll after Olympic fencer

The iconic Barbie doll has added a new look to her wardrobe: a hijab, modeled on a famed Olympics fencer

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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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