Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims
23rd Aug 2017

Indian court rules against ‘triple talaq’ for Muslims

Indian court voted by 3-2 against tradition whereby Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying "talaq” - divorce - 3 times, saying it was against tenets of Islam.

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Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya
24th Aug 2017

14 forces loyal to East Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar were killed in Daesh attack in S Libya

Libya: 14 troops killed in Daesh attack in southern Libya

French magazine faces ire over ‘Islamophobic’ cover
24th Aug 2017

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is again at center of controversy with new front cover blaming terrorist attacks in Europe on Islam.

French magazine faces ire over ‘Islamophobic’ cover

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar
23rd Aug 2017

Iraqi forces began to advance on center of Tal Afar as part of major offensive to recapture predominantly Turkmen city from Daesh terrorist group

Iraqi forces advance on center of Daesh-held Tal Afar

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists
22nd Aug 2017

A Muslim children’s school in the Netherlands had its doors chained and locked by an extremist anti-immigrant group.

The Netherlands: Dutch Islamic primary school targeted by extremists

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria
22nd Aug 2017

Russian airstrikes destroyed column of Daesh vehicles and fighters heading to Deir ez-Zour in eastern Syria

Syria: Russia hits 200 Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan
21st Aug 2017

UN mission verified allegations that Taliban and local Daesh terrorists killed 50 civilians in an attack in northern Afghanistan earlier this month.

Afghanistan: UN verifies mass killings in northern Afghanistan

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh
20th Aug 2017

23 people were killed, 150 injured after passenger train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, the incident took place in the town of Khautali of Muzaffarnagar district

India: 23 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
19th Aug 2017

Hate crimes against Muslims in Germany rose sharply in second quarter of this year, reflecting growing Islamophobia fueled by far-right & populist political parties

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku
19th Aug 2017

2 people were killed, 8 injured in stabbing attack in Turku, a city in southwest Finland. The police say the attack was not considered an act of terrorism

Finland: Two people killed in knife attacks in Turku

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack
18th Aug 2017

13 people were killed and more than a hundred injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona, Spain

Spain: 13 killed, over 100 injured, in Barcelona terrorist attack

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days
18th Aug 2017

More than 60 people died in flood & natural disasters in north & northeast parts of Bangladesh since August 12

Bangladesh: Floods kill 61 in last 5 days

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state
17th Aug 2017

16 people were killed, 82 injured in multiple suspected suicide attacks in northeast Borno state

Nigeria: 16 killed, 82 injured in suicide blasts in Borno state

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

In a mass rejection of hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to city's University of Virginia.

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

Issue 339 - Friday 28th July 2017 - Top Stories

Fifteen-year-old Muslim knifed to death by Hindu mob on a packed train in India
28th Jul 2017

Fifteen-year-old Muslim knifed to death by Hindu mob on a packed train in India

At 15 Junaid Khan was the youngest of more than a dozen Indian Muslim men who have be come victims of public lynching by cow-vigilantes on false allegations of eating beef, killing cows or smuggling them for slaughter in the last two years

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Muslim scientists lead the way in Queen’s Honours
28th Jul 2017

Two world-renowned Muslim scientists are to be knighted; the duo join 33 other members of the community named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, the highest number ever.

Muslim scientists lead the way in Queen’s Honours

EU Condemns Israel’s new illegal settlement
28th Jul 2017

The EU has warned Israel about its plans for thousands of new settlement units, including in the West Bank.

EU Condemns Israel’s new illegal settlement

28th Jul 2017

LEGAL CORNER – Inaccurate reference is considered unfair

Employers and former employers, therefore, need to ensure they deal with those who have brought complaints fairly and reasonably in all circumstances

Balfour and supporters of Palestine in London- a historical perspective
28th Jul 2017

The Muslim socio-political activists based in London were taken aback when it became clear around 1916-17 that Palestine was under threat.

Balfour and supporters of Palestine in London- a historical perspective

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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