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US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries
23rd Jan 2018

US increases cargo screening for 5 Muslim countries

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. reportedly began to implement tougher cargo screening measures for inbound flights from five Muslim-majority flights Monday amid terrorism concerns. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske issued the emergency order for the … Continued

Italy: Muslim trainee lawyer humiliated over ejection from court due to hijab
23rd Jan 2018

Italy: Muslim trainee lawyer humiliated over ejection from court due to hijab

By Ecenur Colak   ROME (AA): A Moroccan-born Muslim trainee lawyer said Monday she felt humiliated after a judge ejected her last week from an administrative court in northern Italy for refusing to remove her headscarf. At a hearing in … Continued

Lebanon: 17 Syrian refugees frozen to death
22nd Jan 2018

Lebanon: 17 Syrian refugees frozen to death

By Muhammed Ali Akman   BEIRUT (AA):The number of Syrian refugees who froze to death due to a snowstorm in eastern Lebanon rose to 17 in three days, according to the Lebanese Civil Defense source. Two more bodies were found … Continued

Afghanistan: Deadly siege of Kabul hotel comes to end, 6 civilians killed
21st Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Deadly siege of Kabul hotel comes to end, 6 civilians killed

By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Ten people, including six civilians and four armed assailants were killed during the siege of the Intercontinental Hotel in capital Kabul that finally came to an end on Sunday, according to a … Continued

Weekly report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
20th Jan 2018

Weekly report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

{PCHR): Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)  (11 – 17 January 2018) Israeli forces continued to use excessive force in the oPt 3 Palestinian civilians, including 2 children, were killed, in the West Bank and … Continued

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam
19th Jan 2018

Netherlands: Islamophobic attack on mosque in Amsterdam

By Abdullah Asiran   AMSTERDAM (AA): A mosque in the Dutch capital Amsterdam was targeted by a group of far-right extremists, the head of the mosque said on Thursday. The far-right “Rechts in Verzet” movement claimed responsibility for the attack … Continued

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’
18th Jan 2018

French mayor’s ban on pork substitutes ‘anti-Muslim’

By Hajer M’tiri   PARIS (AA): A far-right mayor’s decision to ban pork substitutes in school meals has been slammed by the head of a watchdog group. Julien Sanchez, mayor of Beaucaire town in the south of France and a … Continued

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs
17th Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslims return to Myanmar puts them at ‘grave risk’, say UK MPs

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): There is a “grave risk” in plans for repatriation for Rohingya refugees to Myanmar without the understanding of their legal status, destination and willingness to return, a parliament committee report said. The report by … Continued

Palestine: Israel keeping iconic Jerusalem mosque in darkness
16th Jan 2018

Palestine: Israel keeping iconic Jerusalem mosque in darkness

By Eshat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities are deliberately keeping Jerusalem’s iconic Dome of the Rock Mosque in darkness, the Jordan-run Authority for Islamic Endowments (Awqaf) said in a Monday statement. “The Israeli occupation authorities aren’t allowing 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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