Palestine: Jewish settlers torch West Bank farmland
18th May 2019

Palestine: Jewish settlers torch West Bank farmland

Qais Abu Samra NABLUS, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers on Friday set fire to several acres of Palestinian farmland in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Elsewhere, several Israeli settlers hurled stones, on Friday evening, at Palestinian cars … Continued

Palestine: Israel to construct 23,000 illegal buildings in East Jerusalem
12th Mar 2019

Palestine: Israel to construct 23,000 illegal buildings in East Jerusalem

By Afra Aksoy and Hamdi Yildiz   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel will construct more than 20,000 new illegal houses in occupied East Jerusalem in the next five years, according to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday. “We signed an agreement … Continued

Palestine: Israel to build 3,000 illegal housing units in West Bank
2nd Feb 2017

Palestine: Israel to build 3,000 illegal housing units in West Bank

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israeli authorities on Tuesday night approved the construction of 3,000 new illegal settlement units in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. In a statement, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s office said the new construction plan “comes as part of a … Continued

Palestine: Israel approves 560 illegal settlement homes in E Jerusalem
23rd Jan 2017

Palestine: Israel approves 560 illegal settlement homes in E Jerusalem

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli authorities have approved 560 illegal settlement homes in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday, reported Israel Radio. The move came only two days after new U.S. President Donald Trump was inaugurated. The radio quoted … Continued

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually
14th Sep 2016

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. and Israel have concluded an agreement to increase Washington’s military aid to Tel Aviv, the State Department announced Tuesday. The new Memorandum of Understanding “constitutes the single largest pledge of bilateral military … Continued

Palestinian president slams ‘quartet’ report
7th Jul 2016

Palestinian president slams ‘quartet’ report

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday slammed a recent report issued by the Middle East “quartet” (comprised of the U.S., the UN, the EU and Russia) on the moribund Palestine-Israel peace process. “The … Continued

Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016
30th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli land confiscation policy has notably escalated in occupied Jerusalem and West Bank by 439% since the beginning of 2016, in comparison to last year, a Palestinian report revealed on Tuesday. Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem … Continued

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine
27th May 2016

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): South African President Jacob Zuma told his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas that his country remains a committed friend of the Palestinian people. Zuma hosted Abbas in Cape Town during a working visit aimed at … Continued

Palestine: Israel to confiscate 1,250 acres of Palestinian land
25th Apr 2016

Palestine: Israel to confiscate 1,250 acres of Palestinian land

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli authorities have notified Palestinians living in the northern occupied West Bank that they plan to confiscate 1,250 acres of land for more illegal settlements. Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported that the confiscations, … Continued

UN chief urges Israeli settlement freeze
27th Jan 2016

UN chief urges Israeli settlement freeze

NEW YORK (AA) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged Israel to freeze its settlement activity in the occupied West Bank, calling it an “affront” to the world community. “So-called facts on the ground in the occupied West Bank … 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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