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Palestine:  Israeli raids kill 42 in Gaza as Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque
14th Nov 2019

Palestine: Israeli raids kill 42 in Gaza as Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa mosque

By Gulsen Topcu and Nour Mahd Ali Abu Aisha GAZA CITY (AA): At least 42 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli army in two days of raids on the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Health Ministry said late Wednesday in … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa for New Year celebration
30th Sep 2019

Palestine: Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa for New Year celebration

By Fatima Abu Sbitan   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish settlers forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday to celebrate the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana), according to Palestinian authorities. “Around 235 Jewish settlers have entered … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (16–22 May)
24th May 2019

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory (16–22 May)

[Photo: Palestinians attend a demonstration to mark the passage of 71 years since the “Nakba” at Israel-Gaza border located near Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza City, Gaza on May 15, 2019. Photographer: Ramez Habboub/AA]   Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for … Continued

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban
16th May 2019

Austrian MP wears headscarf to protest its ban

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA, Austria: An independent member of Austria’s parliament wore a headscarf during her general assembly speech Wednesday to protest the banning of the religious head covering in primary schools as Austrian MPs approved a law aimed at banning … Continued

Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi mosque to Muslims for Passover
23rd Apr 2019

Palestine: Israel closes Ibrahimi mosque to Muslims for Passover

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): Israeli authorities closed the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron to Muslim worshippers for two days on Monday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover, according to a Palestinian official. “The Israelis have notified … Continued

Palestine: Scores of Israelis storm Al-Aqsa compound for Passover
22nd Apr 2019

Palestine: Scores of Israelis storm Al-Aqsa compound for Passover

By Fatima Abu Sbitan   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover. Armed Israeli soldiers and police provided protection to settlers as they … Continued

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear
15th Apr 2019

US: Muslim Congresswoman finds support against smear

By Vakkas Dogantekin (AA): Messages of support continue to pour in for U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar after being targeted in a smear campaign led by the country’s president, Donald Trump. Trump most recently targeted the Muslim lawmaker after comments surfaced … Continued

Palestine: Israel approve Jewish-only West Bank illegal housing units
27th Dec 2018

Palestine: Israel approve Jewish-only West Bank illegal housing units

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Wednesday announced plans to build illegal hundreds of new Jewish-only housing units in the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli media reports. According to the Times of Israel website, a Defense Ministry-appointed committee responsible … Continued

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically
30th Nov 2018

Canada: Hate crimes jump dramatically

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Hate crimes in Canada rose steeply in 2017, with most aimed at Muslims, Jews and blacks, according to a Statistics Canada report released Thursday. The report bucks a trend that saw hate crimes … Continued

UK: Labour Party adopts full anti-Semitism code
5th Sep 2018

UK: Labour Party adopts full anti-Semitism code

[Photo: Labour Leader Jeremy-Corbyn. Photographer: Tolga Akmen/AA] Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): The Labour Party has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) full definition of anti-Semitism but has emphasized the right to non-racist free speech regarding discussions surrounding the Middle East. … Continued

Israel: Arab ‘terror’ vs extreme Jewish ‘underground’
2nd Aug 2018

Israel: Arab ‘terror’ vs extreme Jewish ‘underground’

JERUSALEM (AA): An Israeli court this week sentenced Darin Tatour, a prominent Palestinian poet, to five months in jail after convicting her of “inciting terrorism” in a poem she posted on social media. Tatour, a 36-year-old resident of the northern … Continued

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque
12th Jul 2018

Palestine: Israel banned call to prayer 298 times at Ibrahimi mosque

By Esat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Israel prohibited the Muslim call to prayer 298 times in the first half of this year at a historical mosque in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. “Occupying Israeli forces prohibited the … Continued

Palestine: Israel bans Friday call to prayer at Ibrahimi mosque
7th Apr 2018

Palestine: Israel bans Friday call to prayer at Ibrahimi mosque

By Qais Abu Samra   AL-KHALIL [Hebron], Palestine (AA): Israel on Friday banned the Adhan (the Muslim call to prayer) at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil), according to Palestinian Religious Endowments Minister Yousef Adais. … Continued

Palestine: 275 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards
2nd Apr 2018

Palestine: 275 Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers, guarded by police forces, stormed the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem, on Sunday morning. Jerusalemite sources reported that 275 settlers stormed the mosque via The Moroccan Gate, carrying out provocative tours … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians urge Arabs, Muslims to safeguard Al-Aqsa Mosque
29th Mar 2018

Palestine: Palestinians urge Arabs, Muslims to safeguard Al-Aqsa Mosque

RAMALLAH (AA): Palestine’s Religious Affairs Ministry is urging Arabs and Muslims worldwide to rally to the defense of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque amid calls by Jewish groups to visit the site — in large numbers — during the upcoming Jewish Passover … Continued

Palestinians decry 100-year-old Balfour Declaration, ask for compensation from UK
3rd Nov 2017

Palestinians decry 100-year-old Balfour Declaration, ask for compensation from UK

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets across the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday to mark the passage of 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, which laid the groundwork for Israel’s establishment — and their displacement … 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

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

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban
19th May 2017

Belgium: Muslim, Jewish groups to appeal Belgian slaughter ban

By Serife Cetin and Hatem Sakly   BRUSSELS (AA): Muslim and Jewish communities in Belgium are to appeal a decision by one of the country’s regions to prohibit the slaughter of un-stunned animals. It would effectively criminalize halal and kosher … Continued

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery
23rd Feb 2017

US: Muslims raise $80K to repair Jewish cemetery

NEW YORK (AA) : Muslim activists raised more than $78,000 as of early Wednesday afternoon to help repair a vandalized Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Missouri. Organizers were “overjoyed” the campaign on launchgood.com reached its goal of $20,000 within three … 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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