Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office
12th Jan 2021

Yemen remains ‘worst humanitarian crisis’: UN office

By Peter Kenny GENEVA (AA): Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with nearly 80% or more than 24 million of its people needing humanitarian assistance and protection and more than 13 million in danger of starving to death, the … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 225 Kashmiris, 60 India security killed in 2020
1st Jan 2021

Jammu & Kashmir: 225 Kashmiris, 60 India security killed in 2020

By Hilal Mir SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Amid rising concerns over “extrajudicial killings” and “fake encounters” in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, the police chief in the region said Thursday a total of 225 “militants” were killed in the … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch troops killed civilians in Afghanistan
24th Dec 2020

Netherlands: Dutch troops killed civilians in Afghanistan

By Abdullah Asiran ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (AA): Dutch soldiers killed civilians in Afghanistan in 2017, an army veteran has claimed to local media. Servie Holzken, a former Dutch soldier, told local daily Trouw in a story published Wednesday that Dutch … Continued

India: New law targets interfaith couples
14th Dec 2020

India: New law targets interfaith couples

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA): Haidar Mansuri, 34, and 28-year-old Shabila Chand [both Muslim] in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh decided to get married after a year-long courtship. Shabila left her home in Azamgarh to marry Kushinagar resident … Continued

Palestine: 413 Palestinians detained by Israel in November
13th Dec 2020

Palestine: 413 Palestinians detained by Israel in November

By Lubaba Zouqan RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli forces rounded up 413 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank in November, according to Palestinian NGOs on Saturday. The highest number of the detentions were reported in Jerusalem with 157 Palestinians … Continued

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island
6th Dec 2020

Bangladesh urged to halt Rohingya relocation to remote island

By Md. Kamruzzaman DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): A Europe-based Rohingya rights group on Saturday expressed concern over Bangladesh’s plan to relocate more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a remote island. “We urge the international community, including the newly elected United States … Continued

UN chief warns of ‘grim realities’ in Palestine
2nd Dec 2020

UN chief warns of ‘grim realities’ in Palestine

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): Occupied Palestine is facing “grim realities” as it confronts the decreasing possibility of a negotiated settlement to end the conflict with Israel, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday. “I address you today with a deep … Continued

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist
29th Nov 2020

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, was non-committal whether Israel was behind the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh but insisted that Britain was against the targeting of civilians. Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has … Continued

Canada mosque killer’s parole eligibility time reduced
27th Nov 2020

Canada mosque killer’s parole eligibility time reduced

By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Canada (AA): The parole eligibility for the killer of six people in the 2017 Quebec City Mosque shooting was reduced Thursday to 25 years from 40 years. The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled that the right … Continued

India: Clamor for justice to Muslim girl burnt alive
20th Nov 2020

India: Clamor for justice to Muslim girl burnt alive

By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI (AA) – Many political leaders and women organizations in India have joined to demand justice for a Muslim girl, who was allegedly burnt alive by a Hindu boy in the eastern province of Bihar. Gulnaz … Continued

Afghans devastated by Australian troops’ killing civilians ‘for sport’
19th Nov 2020

Afghans devastated by Australian troops’ killing civilians ‘for sport’

By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Afghans have expressed outrage over the latest revelations that Australian special forces killed dozens of civilians ‘for sport’ as revealed in an official secret investigation commissioned by the Canberra government. Australian authorities on … Continued

France: 4 Muslim children ‘terrorized’ by police for 11 hours
8th Nov 2020

France: 4 Muslim children ‘terrorized’ by police for 11 hours

By Umit Donmez PARIS (AA): This week four elementary school children were “terrorized” and grilled during more than 11 hours of detention by French police over false allegations of “justifying terrorism,” according to the children’s parents. The police “clearly wanted … Continued

Palestinian minors recall Israeli violations: Report
7th Nov 2020

Palestinian minors recall Israeli violations: Report

By Aisar al-Ais (AA): “I shoot you and say it was a mistake.” These brief words by an Israeli soldier were the specter of death for a Palestinian boy during investigation in the West Bank. The Geneva-based Defense for Children … Continued

Weekly report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (22-28 Oct)
30th Oct 2020

Weekly report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (22-28 Oct)

Gaza, Palestine: (Palestinian Center for Human Rights): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (22– 28 October 2020) Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) assault and murder Palestinian boy near Ramallah 6 Palestinian civilians wounded in IOF excessive … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian beaten to death by Israeli settlers
26th Oct 2020

Palestine: Palestinian beaten to death by Israeli settlers

By Qais Abu Samra and Zein Khalil   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian teen was beaten to death early Sunday by Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, according to eyewitnesses and a medical source. Amer Snobar, 18, from the … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
10th Oct 2020

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Centre for Human Rights):  Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (01– 07 October 2020)   Civilian shot dead by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) near ‘Annab checkpoint in Tulkarm; 18 Palestinian civilians, … Continued

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage
30th Sep 2020

India: Gang rape victim’s death in UP causes outrage

By Cheena Kapoor   UTTARAKHAND, India (AA): A 19-year-old gang rape victim succumbed to her injuries at a Delhi hospital after battling for life for two weeks. The Dalit woman [a depressed caste in India] was tortured and gang-raped by … Continued

China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs
26th Sep 2020

China: New study maps Xinjiang ‘detention centers’: Uyghurs

By Riyaz ul Khaliq   ANKARA, Turkey (AA): A new study has mapped nearly 380 of China’s controversial detention centers in the Xinjiang province, home to the ethnic Uighur [Uyghur] community. The database report, also using satellite imagery, was released … Continued

Palestine says 100,000 virus swabs damaged by Israel
23rd Sep 2020

Palestine says 100,000 virus swabs damaged by Israel

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian Health Minister Mai al-Kailah on Tuesday accused Israel of damaging 100,000 swabs for coronavirus by hindering the passage of clinical materials from Jordan to the West Bank. Speaking to the official … Continued

Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand
20th Sep 2020

Thailand: Muslim Pattani longs for peace, freedom in Thailand

By Pizaro Gozali Idrus   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA): The Thai government last Sunday met a delegation of Muslim groups in southern Thailand to hear their aspirations amid ongoing violence in the region. The Southern Thai Peace Delegation was led by … 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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