Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul
20th Jan 2017

Iraq: Army announces fresh gains in Daesh-held Mosul

Iraqi army forces captured military facility & presidential palace in Daesh-held city of Mosul

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Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy
20th Jan 2017

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in Thursday evening as president in a ceremony in Dakar, capital of neighboring Senegal.

Gambia’s president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy

Mali: Death toll in suicide attack rises to 60, 115 injured
19th Jan 2017

60 people were killed, 115 injured in suicide attack in Gao by Al-Mourabitoun linked to al-Qa'ida in Islamic Maghreb

Mali: Death toll in suicide attack rises to 60, 115 injured

Israel: One killed by Israeli police after demolishing homes
19th Jan 2017

Homes destroyed in Umm al-Hiran, Bedouin village in Israel’s Negev Desert to make way for Jewish-only housing

Israel: One killed by Israeli police after demolishing homes

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek killing 32
16th Jan 2017

32 people, including 6 children, were killed when cargo plane from HongKong crashed near Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crashes near Bishkek killing 32

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus
16th Jan 2017

Dozen are feared dead, many injured as twin bomb explosions hit major university in Maiduguri city.

Nigeria: Twin explosions hit Maiduguri univ campus

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border
16th Jan 2017

10 people were killed, several wounded in explosion in Pachir Wa Agam district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

10 killed in explosion near Afghan-Pakistan border

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges
15th Jan 2017

24 people died, after boat with 40 people on board capsized in River Ganges in Patna city, Bihar state

India: 24 dead in boat accident in River Ganges

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack
15th Jan 2017

9 people were killed, 20 injured in suicide car bomb attack in Al-Halis area NE of Baqubah, Diyala’s provincial capital

Iraq: 9 killed in Diyala suicide car bomb attack

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France
14th Jan 2017

6 sawn-halves of pigs heads were discovered on gates of mosque building in Genlis, near Dijon, France

France: Pig heads thrown in mosque building in eastern France

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts
14th Jan 2017

9 people were killed, 26 injured in multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria’s northeast Madagali town.

Nigeria: Nine dead, 26 injured in multiple blasts

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN
14th Jan 2017

UN expressed deep concern at situation of refugees & migrants with life-threatening winter conditions across Europe

Europe: Refugees facing harsh winter conditions, warns UN

Issue 332 - Friday 30th December 2016 - Top Stories

30th Dec 2016

Casey Review calls on Muslim communities to be more “British”

The Casey Review which looked into ethnic and cultural “segregation”, mainly among Muslim communities in the UK, has touted the promotion of “British values” as the best solution to the perceived problems of segregation.

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Google removes anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and sexist auto-complete search
30th Dec 2016

Google removes anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and sexist auto-complete search

Google has altered auto-complete suggestions in its search engine after it was alerted to anti-Semitic and sexist entries but only corrected that anti-Muslim suggestion after being challenged by The Muslim News.

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30th Dec 2016

Mentally ill patients being referred to police for ‘de-radicalisation’

The Royal College of Psychiatrists express concerns about how the de-radicalisation programme can interfere with the treatment mentally ill people should be receiving

Chinese Muslims face further infringements of basic rights as authorities demand passports
30th Dec 2016

Regional police in China have ordered an indefinite arbitrary recall of Uyghur Muslims passports, curtailing the citizens’ freedom to travel

Chinese Muslims face further infringements of basic rights as authorities demand passports

Government looks to introduce sugar tax
30th Dec 2016

The Government is preparing draft legislation for a tax on sugar-sweetened sodas and soft drinks

Government looks to introduce sugar tax

Book Review: Interpreting the Prophet’s legacy in the modern world
30th Dec 2016

Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy

Book Review: Interpreting the Prophet’s legacy in the modern world

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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