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Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017
3rd Jan 2018

Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017

By Abdul Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): There were more than 25,000 incursions by Israeli settlers into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017, according to Jerusalem’s Jordan-run Islamic Waqf agency. In a statement, Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, the director-general of … Continued

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque
20th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under the Al-Buraq Wall –known to Jews as the Western Wall– in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened … Continued

Palestine: Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque for Hanukkah
13th Dec 2017

Palestine: Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque for Hanukkah

By Eshat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Jewish settlers accompanied by Israeli security personnel forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, according to a statement by Firas al-Dibis, a Palestinian official with Jerusalem’s Islamic Waqf, which … Continued

Palestine: Islamic institutions warn of ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem
8th Dec 2017

Palestine: Islamic institutions warn of ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem

By Abdel-Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Islamic institutions based in Jerusalem on Thursday warned of the potentially dire implications of the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital. “We warn against the exploitation of this decision by the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex for ‘Sukkot’
11th Oct 2017

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex for ‘Sukkot’

JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Jewish settlers on Tuesday forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a Palestinian official said. Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for the Jordan-run Jerusalem Islamic Waqf, which is … Continued

Palestine: 1 Palestinian succumbs to wounds from Al-Aqsa clashes
28th Jul 2017

Palestine: 1 Palestinian succumbs to wounds from Al-Aqsa clashes

By Aness Suheil Barghoti, Kaamil Ahmed and Enes Canli JERUSALEM (AA):- One Palestinian on Thursday succumbed to injuries received earlier this week in clashes with Israeli forces around Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestine’s Health Ministry announced. The death added to the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli police wound Palestinians near Al-Aqsa Mosque
26th Jul 2017

Palestine: Israeli police wound Palestinians near Al-Aqsa Mosque

By Turgut Alp Boyraz   JERUSALEM (AA): At least 13 Palestinians were wounded late Tuesday when Israeli police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at worshippers near the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in East Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. … Continued

Palestine: Israel seals Palestinian village, another Palestinian dies by Israeli shooting
23rd Jul 2017

Palestine: Israel seals Palestinian village, another Palestinian dies by Israeli shooting

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Israeli forces on Saturday slapped a siege around the hometown of a Palestinian man, who allegedly killed three Jewish settlers in a nearby settlement. Meanwhile, Israeli forces shot at least two Palestinians with live bullets, critically … Continued

UN urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel
23rd Jul 2017

UN urged to convene over Al-Aqsa aggression by Israel

By Canberk Yuksel   NEW YORK (AA) – Sweden, France and Egypt, on Saturday, asked the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to meet regarding tensions surrounding Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque. The three countries, all current members of the Council, “request UNSC … Continued

Palestine: 3 Israeli settlers, 3 Palestinians, killed, hundreds Palestinians injured
22nd Jul 2017

Palestine: 3 Israeli settlers, 3 Palestinians, killed, hundreds Palestinians injured

By Anees Barghouthy and Muhammed Macid   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Three Israeli settlers were killed Friday in an alleged stabbing attack in the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli military. Earlier on Friday, three Palestinian men were shot … Continued

Palestine: Dozens injured in East Jerusalem clashes
21st Jul 2017

Palestine: Dozens injured in East Jerusalem clashes

JERUSALEM (AA): The number of those injured in clashes with Israeli forces in East Jerusalem rose to 79 on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Thirty-seven of the injured were taken to hospital and medical teams are treating others … Continued

Palestine: Israeli police shoot Al-Aqsa Mosque imam after prayer
19th Jul 2017

Palestine: Israeli police shoot Al-Aqsa Mosque imam after prayer

By Eshat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): The spiritual leader of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, was injured Tuesday by a plastic bullet after praying outside the gates of the famous site, according to Palestinian medical personnel. The imam has … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian near Ramallah
16th Jul 2017

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian near Ramallah

Imemc.org: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, the village of Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, and killed a young Palestinian, who reportedly tried to open fire on the invading forces. The Israeli army claims … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers to mark Passover by storming Al-Aqsa
7th Apr 2017

Palestine: Israeli settlers to mark Passover by storming Al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers Thursday forced their way into Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound where they performed Talmudic rituals, according to a Palestinian official. “Around 48 extremist settlers — backed by Israeli police — stormed the mosque compound … Continued

Palestine: Israel razes Muslim graves in East Jerusalem cemetery
2nd Nov 2016

Palestine: Israel razes Muslim graves in East Jerusalem cemetery

By Anees Barghouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli authorities on Tuesday demolished several graves in occupied East Jerusalem’s historical Bab al-Rahmeh cemetery east of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to a Palestinian official. “Personnel from the so-called ‘Israeli Nature Authority’ — backed … Continued

Palestine: 1,640 Jewish settlers entered Aqsa Mosque compound
26th Oct 2016

Palestine: 1,640 Jewish settlers entered Aqsa Mosque compound

By Anees Barghouti   JERUSALEM (AA): Over 1,600 Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound last week to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a Palestinian official said Tuesday. Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for the … Continued

Palestine: Israel arrests 19 in Jerusalem, closes West Bank
24th Oct 2016

Palestine: Israel arrests 19 in Jerusalem, closes West Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli police have arrested 19 Palestinians during overnight raids in the occupied West Bank as the military closed off the occupied Palestinian territories ahead of a Jewish holiday starting Sunday. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld … Continued

Palestine: Hamas slams UN chief over Al-Aqsa resolution
20th Oct 2016

Palestine: Hamas slams UN chief over Al-Aqsa resolution

By Ola Atallah   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian group Hamas has criticized UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for distancing himself from a UNESCO resolution denying a Jewish connection to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. On Tuesday, the UNESCO’s executive board officially … Continued

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’
8th Oct 2016

Turkey: Muslim leaders warn Al-Aqsa Mosque ‘is in danger’

By Ilker Girit   ISTANBUL (AA): More than 500 Muslim leaders and clerics from 30 countries met in Istanbul on Friday to warn that the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site that is located in Jerusalem, was in danger. The … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers enter holy sites in Jerusalem, Nablus
13th Jul 2016

Palestine: Jewish settlers enter holy sites in Jerusalem, Nablus

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish settlers on Tuesday entered East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex and performed religious rituals, a Palestinian official told Anadolu Agency. They were led by the Rabbi Yehuda Glick, protected by Israeli … Continued

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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