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

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex
13th Jun 2016

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): More than 130 extremist Jewish settlers on Sunday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, where they tried to perform Talmudic rituals, a Palestinian official has said. “Around 135 extremist settlers … Continued

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa
11th Jun 2016

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem marched to the Al-Aqsa Mosque today to perform the first Friday prayer of the Ramadan holy month. Men over 45, children under … Continued

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits
10th Jun 2016

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Thursday prohibited Palestinians from the occupied West Bank from visiting Jerusalem during Ramadan following a deadly shooting attack one day earlier in Tel Aviv in which four Israelis were killed. According to … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound
29th Apr 2016

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

By Alaa Rimawi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Scores of Jewish settlers on Thursday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound where they performed Talmudic rituals, a Palestinian official said. “The situation is very dangerous at Al-Aqsa Mosque … Continued

Palestine: Israeli detention of Al-Aqsa preacher condemned
10th Apr 2016

Palestine: Israeli detention of Al-Aqsa preacher condemned

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Several Islamic institutions in Jerusalem on Saturday criticized the detention of an Al-Aqsa Mosque preacher by the Israeli authorities one day earlier, describing the move as “dangerous and unprecedented”. In a joint statement, … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in East Jerusalem
9th Mar 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman in East Jerusalem

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – A Palestinian woman was shot and killed by Israeli forces on Tuesday after an alleged stabbing attack in occupied East Jerusalem. Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said a Palestinian woman was killed after … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in E Jerusalem
4th Feb 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in E Jerusalem

By Anees Bargouti   JERUSALEM (AA) – Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday following an attack that left one female Israeli soldier dead, according to Israeli police and eyewitnesses. In a statement, Israeli … Continued

Palestine: Hebron on edge after deadly week
3rd Nov 2015

Palestine: Hebron on edge after deadly week

By Kaamil Ahmed     HEBRON, (AA): Wherever people gather in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) — outside shops, at cafes, or in the local mosque — the topic of conversation is always the same: the latest young Palestinian to have … Continued

Palestine: Cameras not enough to save Al-Aqsa
27th Oct 2015

Palestine: Cameras not enough to save Al-Aqsa

By Kaamil Ahmed     JERUSALEM (AA):  A proposal to install surveillance cameras at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in a bid to ease recent tensions in the area has left Palestinians and Israelis at odds over implementation. With Palestinians … Continued

Israel, Jordan agree deal for Al-Aqsa Mosque
25th Oct 2015

Israel, Jordan agree deal for Al-Aqsa Mosque

AMMAN,  (AA): Jordan and Israel have agreed to install 24-hour surveillance in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in a bid to reduce recent tensions over Islam’s third holiest site, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Jordanian capital Amman on Saturday. ” I … Continued

Palestine: Israel allow only men above 50 to pray in Al Aqsa Mosque
9th Oct 2015

Palestine: Israel allow only men above 50 to pray in Al Aqsa Mosque

IMEMC News & Agencies: After Palestinian activists and political factions called for a day of protest against Israeli violations, the Israeli government decided to close Jerusalem, and only allow Palestinian men who are above 50 to pray on Friday at … Continued

Palestine: For 3rd day in row, Jewish settlers enter Al-Aqsa compound
1st Oct 2015

Palestine: For 3rd day in row, Jewish settlers enter Al-Aqsa compound

JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish extremists backed by Israeli security forces stormed occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday for the third day in a row, according to eyewitnesses. Witnesses told Anadolu Agency that 170 Jewish settlers forced … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan meets Hamas leader over Al-Aqsa clashes
15th Sep 2015

Turkey: Erdogan meets Hamas leader over Al-Aqsa clashes

ANKARA, WASHINGTON (AA): Hamas leader Khaled Meshal on Monday briefed Turkey’s president about clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces at Al-Aqsa Mosque, a presidency source said. Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Meshal, the group’s political chief, after violence erupted Sunday and continued … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens
14th Sep 2015

Palestine: Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa, injuring dozens

JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Palestinians were injured on Sunday when Israeli security forces stormed occupied East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound and attacked Muslim worshipers, according to witnesses. Witnesses told Anadolu Agency that Israeli forces had used teargas, stun grenades … Continued

Palestine: Israel confiscates ancient Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem
3rd Sep 2015

Palestine: Israel confiscates ancient Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli authorities on Wednesday seized parts of occupied East Jerusalem’s historical Bab al-Rahmeh cemetery east of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to a Palestinian official. “Forces of the so-called ‘Israeli Nature Authority’ – backed by large numbers of Israeli … Continued

Palestine: 20 Palestinian women barred from entering Al Aqsa, Israeli settlers allowed in
24th Aug 2015

Palestine: 20 Palestinian women barred from entering Al Aqsa, Israeli settlers allowed in

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli police, on Sunday, prevented around 20 Palestinian women from entering al-Aqsa mosque, while allowing Israeli settlers into the mosque’s compound, according to WAFA correspondence. Special Israeli police units erected metal barricades near al-Aqsa mosque, imposing … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers assault children in Al Aqsa Mosque
11th Aug 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers assault children in Al Aqsa Mosque

IMEMC News & Agencies: The media coordinator of the Foundation of the Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, Firas al-Debs, told Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency that Israeli forces pepper-sprayed a group of children and beat them when they tried to enter … 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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