India: 10 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into ditch in Jharkhand
30th Mar 2015

India: 10 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into ditch in Jharkhand

  [Ten people were killed and 30 injured after a bus overturned and fell into a ditch in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district. (HT Photo)]   Ranchi,  (Hindustan Times): Ten people were killed and 30 injured after a bus overturned and fell … Continued

Palestine: 10 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in W Bank, Jerusalem
30th Mar 2015

Palestine: 10 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in W Bank, Jerusalem

  [Archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli army and police, on Sunday, kidnapped at least 10 Palestinians in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to reports by local and security sources. Israeli Border … Continued

Palestine: Israeli navy fires on fishing boats off Gaza
30th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli navy fires on fishing boats off Gaza

  [Archive Image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: The Israeli navy Sunday targeted Palestinian fishermen with gunfire while they were sailing offshore the city of Gaza, according to a WAFA correspondent. He said the navy fired heavy gunfire towards Palestinians’ fishing … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade communities near Jenin
30th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade communities near Jenin

  [File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, late on Sunday evening, several Palestinian villages and towns, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin, installed roadblocks, detained and interrogated scores of local youths. Several … Continued

Australia defeat New Zealand to win Cricket World Cup
30th Mar 2015

Australia defeat New Zealand to win Cricket World Cup

  Australia has won its fifth Cricket World Cup, beating New Zealand in a dominant performance in Melbourne. Set only 184 to win, Michael Clarke’s team cantered to victory with nearly 17 overs remaining. Australia have won the Cricket World … Continued

Tunisia: Amid peace march, suspected Bardo attack leader killed
30th Mar 2015

Tunisia: Amid peace march, suspected Bardo attack leader killed

  As tens of thousands of Tunisians marched against extremism, authorities said the leader of a group suspected of carrying out the attack on tourists at the Bardo Museum had been killed in an anti-terrorist operation. Tunisian Prime Minister Habib … Continued

Nigerians vote in tense elections marred by violence
30th Mar 2015

Nigerians vote in tense elections marred by violence

  Ballots have started being counted after thousands of Nigerians voted on the second day amid technical glitches. Boko Haram militants were also suspected of killing people in the northeast while fighting Nigeria’s army. Nigerians cast their vote on the … Continued

France: Victory for France’s conservatives in local elections
30th Mar 2015

France: Victory for France’s conservatives in local elections

  France’s conservative UMP was the big winner in the second round of the country’s local elections. The governing Socialists suffered huge losses, while the right-wing National Front also came off worse than expected. Ahead of the fast-approaching 2017 presidential … Continued

Indonesia: 6 killed, 4 missing in landslide
29th Mar 2015

Indonesia: 6 killed, 4 missing in landslide

  JAKARTA, (Xinhua): Rescuers have found six bodies and are searching for four others after a landslide hit Sukabumi district of West Java Saturday night, an Indonesian official said on Sunday. Soldiers, volunteers and policemen are searching for the missing … Continued

Pakistan rejects rumours of sending troops to Yemen
29th Mar 2015

Pakistan rejects rumours of sending troops to Yemen

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan’s Foreign Office has rejected rumours of sending Pakistani troops to join a Saudi-backed coalition forces fighting Houthi rebels in war-stricken Yemen.   “These are several reports in the media which are completely baseless,” Foreign Secretary … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers
29th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack Palestinian farmers

  [Archive photo of Israeli settlers]   IMEMC & Agencies: Around four Israeli fanatics, from the Beit Eyin illegal colony, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked Saturday Palestinian villagers while working on their own lands. Mohammad … Continued

Palestine: Shepherds detained, Israeli settlers attack farmers
29th Mar 2015

Palestine: Shepherds detained, Israeli settlers attack farmers

  [Al Ray archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces, Saturday, detained a number of Palestinian shepherds for hours, after chasing them down in Masafir Yatta area, to the south of Hebron, according to a local activist. Coordinator of … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army fires missile at Gaza farmers
29th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli army fires missile at Gaza farmers

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: The Israeli Army Saturday opened machine gunfire and launched a missile toward Palestinian agricultural land along the eastern Gaza borders, according to WAFA correspondence. A loud explosion and the sound of numerous … Continued

Syria: Idlib capital falls to al Qa’ida terrorists
29th Mar 2015

Syria: Idlib capital falls to al Qa’ida terrorists

  The Syrian affiliate of al Qaeda has assumed control of Idlib, the second provincial capital lost by the government, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. This followed days of heavy fighting. “Al-Nusra Front and its allies have … Continued

Guinea declares 45-day Ebola ‘health emergency’
29th Mar 2015

Guinea declares 45-day Ebola ‘health emergency’

  In a bid to curb the spread of Ebola, Guinea’s President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day “health emergency” in five regions of the epidemic-hit nation. The chances of an Ebola-free West Africa remain uncertain. In a statement published … Continued

Nigeria election extended after technical problems&violence
29th Mar 2015

Nigeria election extended after technical problems&violence

  Following glitches in new election technology, many Nigerians will return to the polls for a second day to cast their vote. The presidential election has also been marred by an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants. Borno state Governor … Continued

France: Pregnant Muslim woman attacked in France
28th Mar 2015

France: Pregnant Muslim woman attacked in France

  By Oliver Gee   The 29-year-old woman, who was wearing a hijab, or Muslim headscarf, was hospitalized on Tuesday after being attacked on a street in Toulouse, southern France.   According to reports the heavily pregnant woman who is … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack Weekly Protest in Kufur Qaddoum
28th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack Weekly Protest in Kufur Qaddoum

  [Israeli soldiers invading Kufur Qaddoum. Photo: Popular Struggle Committee]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News:  Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the village of Kufur Qaddoum near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and attacked its weekly nonviolent … Continued

Palestine: 4 injured as Israeli soldiers attack Bil’in’s weekly protest
28th Mar 2015

Palestine: 4 injured as Israeli soldiers attack Bil’in’s weekly protest

[Image By Popular Resistance Committee – Bil’in]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Medical sources have reported that two Palestinians and two international peace activists have been injured, and many suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation, after Israeli … Continued

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured in Gaza
28th Mar 2015

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured in Gaza

  [File photo: Palestinian Information Center]   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday evening, that three Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation after Israeli soldiers fired gas bombs, and live rounds, targeting farmers in … Continued

Germany: Prosecutors say co-pilot hid illness from Germanwings
28th Mar 2015

Germany: Prosecutors say co-pilot hid illness from Germanwings

  Prosecutors say it appears that the co-pilot of an ill-fated Germanwings flight was ill. Meanwhile, German airlines have introduced a rule making it mandatory for two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times. The prosecutors’ office … Continued

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 34 civilians, incl children
28th Mar 2015

Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes kill 34 civilians, incl children

  [Photo: Yemenis in the Bani Hewat district of the capital Sana’a search for survivors under the rubble after Saudi Arabian planes bombed the area on March 26. Almigdad Mogali/IRIN]   Beirut, (HRW): The Saudi Arabia-led coalition of Arab countries that conducted … Continued

Somalia: Al-Shabab terroritsts attack luxury hotel in Mogadishu
28th Mar 2015

Somalia: Al-Shabab terroritsts attack luxury hotel in Mogadishu

  [Security comb Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel for terrorists]   Al Qaeda affiliated Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab stormed the Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel on Friday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens of others. Security forces attempted to gain control of … Continued

UK: Ed Miliband: Sadiq Khan won’t replace Zayn Malik in One Direction
27th Mar 2015

UK: Ed Miliband: Sadiq Khan won’t replace Zayn Malik in One Direction

  . Ed Miliband has publicly confirmed that Sadiq Khan, the Labour MP for Tooting, will not replace Zayn Malik in One Direction, saying that he has “more important things to do.” The leader of the Labour party was clear … Continued

Palestine: 5 kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in Hebron
27th Mar 2015

Palestine: 5 kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in Hebron

  [File photo: Hebron News]   IMEMC & Agencies: Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday morning, the southern West Bank district of Hebron, searched and ransacked homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians, including two children. Army orders six families to halt … Continued

Palestine: Two kidnapped by Israeli forces near Salfit
27th Mar 2015

Palestine: Two kidnapped by Israeli forces near Salfit

  [File Photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Clashes took place, on Thursday evening, near the western entrance of Kufur ed-Deek village, in the central West Bank city of Salfit, after Israeli soldiers and extremist settlers tried to invade it; while … Continued

UK: Cameron, Miliband grilled on TV as UK election campaign opens
27th Mar 2015

UK: Cameron, Miliband grilled on TV as UK election campaign opens

  Britain’s May 7 general election campaign began Thursday with a televised grilling of Prime Minister David Cameron and his Labour Party challenger Ed Miliband. They were questioned separately, without direct debate. In a snap survey, viewers judged that Cameron … Continued

France: Germanwings crash prompts two-person cockpit rule
27th Mar 2015

France: Germanwings crash prompts two-person cockpit rule

  Several European airlines are planning a two-person cockpit rule as Germany tries to comprehend why a lone co-pilot allegedly perpetrated Tuesday’s Germanwings crash. The rule is already standard in the United States. Germany’s BDL aviation federation announced late Thursday … Continued

Yemen: Saudi Arabia airstrikes civilians
27th Mar 2015

Yemen: Saudi Arabia airstrikes civilians

RT/IRIN: Saudi Arabian forces, joined by nine other countries, have launched a military operation in Yemen against Shiite Houthi rebels, the Saudi ambassador to the US said. The offensive, which started with airstrikes, will also involve “other military assets.” According … Continued

LIVE The Muslim News Awards
26th Mar 2015

LIVE The Muslim News Awards

Latest Tweets The Muslim News @themuslimnews Drinks are ready and guests have started to arrive. #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/J9QupvGvYP 20 mins ago The Muslim News @themuslimnews Only 20 minutes until guests arrive for the Awards for Excellence #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/cF5fBtTYcN 55 mins ago … Continued

Pakistan: Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur
25th Mar 2015

Pakistan: Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur

  KHAIRPUR, (The News): At least 13 people were killed and more than 20 injured early Wednesday morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur.   The accident took place on the Mehran National Highway near Setharja … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish well, uproot trees
25th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish well, uproot trees

  [File photo: Solidarity Foundation For Human Rights]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded Tuesday Ta’nak village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and demolished a deep artesian well, in addition to … Continued

Palestine: 3 Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem, Jenin, Ramallah
25th Mar 2015

Palestine: 3 Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem, Jenin, Ramallah

  [File photo: Beth-TV]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, another on a military roadblock near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, … Continued

Obama backs Ghani’s leadership, agrees to slower withdrawal from Afghanistan
25th Mar 2015

Obama backs Ghani’s leadership, agrees to slower withdrawal from Afghanistan

  US President Barack Obama and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have demonstrated a renewed commitment to bilateral security cooperation. At Ghani’s request, Obama has agreed to slow the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani secured an agreement … Continued

US-Israeli relations hit another low
25th Mar 2015

US-Israeli relations hit another low

  Revelations that Israel may have leaked sensitive information to Republicans about the American negotiations with Iran have further damaged what some already perceived as the worst ever relations between the two allies. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that … Continued

France: Recovery efforts resume at dawn in Germanwings crash
25th Mar 2015

France: Recovery efforts resume at dawn in Germanwings crash

[Aerial view over the crash scene shows the wreckage of Germanwings Flight 9525 over the French Alps, Tuesday, March 24, 2015.] Investigators are to resume searching for clues about the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. The leaders of Germany, Spain … Continued

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories
25th Mar 2015

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

[Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi hosting Guest of Honour, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the opposition, Rt Hon Ed Miliband, MP.  On Miliband’s left, Mohamed Amersi of Amersi Foundation. [Photo: Adam Szczepanski, The Muslim News] … Continued

Afghanistan: US drone strike near Khyber border kills nine
24th Mar 2015

Afghanistan: US drone strike near Khyber border kills nine

  By Akbar Ali   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least nine suspected militants, including the driver of Lashkar-i-Islam (LI) chief Mangal Bagh, were killed in a US drone strike in Nazyan district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, near the Pak-Afghan border in … Continued

Israel: Al-’Araqib Bedouin village demolished for 82nd time
24th Mar 2015

Israel: Al-’Araqib Bedouin village demolished for 82nd time

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli police officers demolished, on Monday morning, the al-‘Araqib Bedouin village in the Negev, for the 82nd consecutive time, rendering the families homeless again. Resident Salim al-‘Araqib said dozens of police vehicles, and … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 Palestinians in W Bank
24th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 Palestinians in W Bank

    IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, stormed and searched several homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians. Soldiers also installed roadblocks near Hebron. Local sources in … Continued

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill 13 in Wardak province
24th Mar 2015

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill 13 in Wardak province

  MAIDAN SHAR, (Xinhua): Some 13 passengers were killed and two others wounded after gunmen shot at three vehicles in the eastern Afghan province of Wardak early Tuesday morning, an official source said. “Gunmen shot at three vehicles, including a … Continued

Yemen: Arab neighbors called to intervene against Houthis
24th Mar 2015

Yemen: Arab neighbors called to intervene against Houthis

  [Houthi supporters]   Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday asked the United Nations to impose a no-fly zone from the airports seized by rebels, as well as urging Gulf Arab countries to intervene militarily against Houthi fighters. … Continued

Five great Muslims candidates for 2015
23rd Mar 2015

Five great Muslims candidates for 2015

The two Muslim Parliamentary candidates recently caught up in scandals have taken the limelight from a great crop of Muslim candidates who will enter Parliament in 2015. The Muslim News has profiled some of them for later release, but for … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers storm 2 schools near Bethlehem
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers storm 2 schools near Bethlehem

  [File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and stormed two schools, causing panic among the students. The WAFA news agency said the soldiers … Continued

Palestine: 3 kidnapped in Jerusalem, Hebron, 2 schools raided
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: 3 kidnapped in Jerusalem, Hebron, 2 schools raided

  [Archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli police, on Sunday, kidnapped two Palestinians, including an elderly, from the Jerusalem area, whereas the Israeli army abducted one Palestinian from Hebron’s Yatta town and summoned another for interrogation, according to reports … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian child in Nablus
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian child in Nablus

  [Photo Archive]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped a Palestinian child. The Palestine TV has reported that a number of Israeli military … Continued

Palestine: Family forced in one room as soldiers ransacked home
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Family forced in one room as soldiers ransacked home

  [File photo: almnar.co.il]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, a Palestinian home in Jabal al-Mokabber, south of occupied East Jerusalem, detained the family into one room while searching their property, and confiscated their phones. The family said … Continued

Germany: Islamic bank to be granted operating license
23rd Mar 2015

Germany: Islamic bank to be granted operating license

  According to a report in a business daily, Germany is about to get its first fully operational Islamic bank. The report says Germany’s financial regulator will grant an operating license to the Turkey-based bank. The report posted on the … Continued

UK: Conservatives suspend candidate over alleged far-right plot
23rd Mar 2015

UK: Conservatives suspend candidate over alleged far-right plot

  British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives have suspended one of their candidates for the upcoming general election. This followed allegations that he sought to stir up racial tensions in a bid to win votes. The party announced on Saturday … Continued

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