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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

29th Nov 2016

US: Mosques receive hate letters in California, Georgia

NEW YORK (AA): Three mosques in California and one in Georgia received hate letters that threaten genocide against Muslims and tell them to leave the U.S., the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said. The letters signed as “Americans for a … Continued

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque
19th Nov 2016

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with hate words, Canadian media reported Friday. It is the fifth incident of racist graffiti in the past week. Police … 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

Israel: Settlements no obstacle to peace: Netanyahu
10th Sep 2016

Israel: Settlements no obstacle to peace: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM / WASHINGTON (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday claimed that Jewish settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank did not constitute “obstacles” to an eventual peace settlement with the Palestinians. “I am sure that … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover
30th Apr 2016

Palestine: Palestinians suffer as Israelis closes off W Bank during Passover

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): For the second time in a week, the Israeli army is imposing a “general closure” on the occupied West Bank during the ongoing Jewish holiday of Passover. According to an Israeli army statement, all … 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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