Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike
18th Apr 2017

Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Long-term Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti on Monday launched a mass hunger strike against Israel’s detention policies, with more than 1,000 other prisoners joining him. The open-ended strike has been launched to mark Palestinian Prisoners … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces
10th Apr 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: 6 protestors shot dead by Indian forces

By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA)- Six civilians were killed and at least 50 were wounded Sunday in disputed Jammu and Kashmir when Indian forces opened fire on massive pro-independence protests. The protests were against the … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead in Israeli raid in Ramallah
7th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead in Israeli raid in Ramallah

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces during a raid in the occupied West Bank overnight Sunday. The Israeli army said the Palestinian was killed in an exchange of fire during an … Continued

Palestine: 6 Palestinians injured in E Jerusalem clashes
3rd Mar 2017

Palestine: 6 Palestinians injured in E Jerusalem clashes

JERUSALEM (AA): At least six Palestinians were injured Thursday while a number of others suffered temporary asphyxia in clashes with Israeli forces near occupied East Jerusalem. According to eyewitnesses, clashes erupted with Palestinian university students after Israeli army troops stormed … Continued

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
18th Feb 2017

Weekly Report: Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR):   Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (09 – 15 February 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) A Palestinian Civilian succumbed … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen in Jenin
29th Jan 2017

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen in Jenin

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian youth was shot dead and many others injured by Israeli forces during an overnight raid in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. A source at the Jenin Government Hospital told Anadolu Agency … 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

Palestine: Israel aims to ‘Judaize’ historical Bethlehem village
13th Jan 2017

Palestine: Israel aims to ‘Judaize’ historical Bethlehem village

By Qais Abu Samra   BETHLEHEM, Palestine (AA): The Palestinian village of Al-Walaja on the outskirts of Bethlehem in the West Bank has been described by visitors as “paradise on earth”. The village — occupied by Israel in 1967 — … Continued

Palestine: Israel demolishes Palestinian buildings in W Bank
4th Jan 2017

Palestine: Israel demolishes Palestinian buildings in W Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA):  Israeli forces destroyed 13 structures — including a school — in a village in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, according to Palestine’s official WAFA news agency. The structures in the Bedouin village of … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians face 9,920 detention orders over last year
29th Dec 2016

Palestine: Palestinians face 9,920 detention orders over last year

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, (AA): The Israeli authorities have issued more than 9,920 detention warrants for Palestinians “wanted” for alleged transgressions since October of last year, according to a Palestinian official. Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, head of documentation at the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian teen near Ramallah
18th Dec 2016

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian teen near Ramallah

Imemc: Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Sunday at dawn, a Palestinian teen from Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, after several military vehicles invaded the town leading to clashes with dozens of local youngsters. … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian killed after alleged E Jerusalem knife attack
15th Dec 2016

Palestine: Palestinian killed after alleged E Jerusalem knife attack

By Anees Barghouti   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead Wednesday after allegedly stabbing an Israeli police officer in occupied East Jerusalem, according to the Israeli police. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said one police officer was slightly injured … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child shot dead in Jerusalem ‘stabbing attempt’
26th Nov 2016

Palestine: Palestinian child shot dead in Jerusalem ‘stabbing attempt’

By Anees Barghouti   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian child was shot dead on Friday after he allegedly tried to stab Israeli soldiers in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli police said in statement. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said a Palestinian man allegedly … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian ‘assailant’
4th Nov 2016

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian ‘assailant’

By Anees Barghouti   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead after he allegedly tried to stab an Israeli soldier in the West Bank, according to the Israeli military Thursday. A Palestinian “assailant” attempted to stab an Israeli soldier … Continued

Palestine: Israel razes Muslim graves in East Jerusalem cemetery
2nd Nov 2016

Palestine: Israel razes Muslim graves in East Jerusalem cemetery

By Anees Barghouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli authorities on Tuesday demolished several graves in occupied East Jerusalem’s historical Bab al-Rahmeh cemetery east of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, according to a Palestinian official. “Personnel from the so-called ‘Israeli Nature Authority’ — backed … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian dies after being run over by Israeli settler
27th Oct 2016

Palestine: Palestinian dies after being run over by Israeli settler

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, (AA):  A Palestinian man died Wednesday evening from wounds sustained after being run over by an Israeli settler the day before, according to Palestinian police. “Mohammed Dawoud, 60, has passed away in Nablus Specialist … 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

Palestine: Majority of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are ‘tortured’
19th Oct 2016

Palestine: Majority of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are ‘tortured’

RAMALLAH (Ma’an): The “overwhelming majority” of Palestinian minors held in Israel’s Megiddo and Ofer prisons have been tortured during their detention and interrogation, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said Tuesday, amid a marked increase in the incarceration and mistreatment … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Jenin
17th Oct 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Jenin

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Israeli forces reportedly shot and injured two young Palestinians in the village of Qabatiya in the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin on Sunday, after an Israeli army raid into the town provoked clashes between locals and … Continued

Palestine: 2 Israelis, Palestinian shooter killed in attack
10th Oct 2016

Palestine: 2 Israelis, Palestinian shooter killed in attack

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSLAEM (AA) – Two Israelis died after they were shot at a tram station in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said. At least six others were wounded, the Magen David Adom emergency service said. The … 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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