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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

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

Palestine: Two Palestinian children killed by Israeli fire in West Bank, Gaza
12th Jan 2018

Palestine: Two Palestinian children killed by Israeli fire in West Bank, Gaza

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Two Palestinian children were killed on Thursday in clashes with Israeli forces that erupted in both the occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Ali Qino, 16, was … Continued

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran
11th Jan 2018

Saudi conveys US plan to PLO of Palestinian ‘Deal of Century’, based on Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): The Palestinian leadership has been informed of a U.S.-proposed “Deal of the Century” — ostensibly aimed at resolving the decades-long Israel-Palestine conflict — via the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, a Palestinian … Continued

Palestine: Bedouin children school in Jerusalem faces Israeli demolition
6th Jan 2018

Palestine: Bedouin children school in Jerusalem faces Israeli demolition

By Qais Abu Samra   AL-AZARIYA, Palestine (AA): Every morning, a group of Bedouin children gather to study at an enclave of single-roomed classes constructed of mud and tire near occupied East Jerusalem. The classes serve as the only school … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian youth killed by Israeli forces in West Bank
4th Jan 2018

Palestine: Palestinian youth killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

RAMALLAH (AA) – A Palestinian youth was killed on Wednesday after he was shot by Israeli forces in occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. “Musab Firas Tamimi, 17, was killed after he was shot in the … Continued

Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017
3rd Jan 2018

Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017

By Abdul Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): There were more than 25,000 incursions by Israeli settlers into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017, according to Jerusalem’s Jordan-run Islamic Waqf agency. In a statement, Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, the director-general of … Continued

Israeli court extends Palestinian teen’s detention
2nd Jan 2018

Israeli court extends Palestinian teen’s detention

  By Eshat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): An Israeli court extended the detention of 16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed al-Tamimi for the third time on Monday. Al-Tamimi is well known for her bold activism for a free Palestine. Videos and … Continued

Palestine: Israel arrests Palestinian parliamentarian, total number jailed Palestinian deputies, 11
1st Jan 2018

Palestine: Israel arrests Palestinian parliamentarian, total number jailed Palestinian deputies, 11

By Qais Abu Samra   RAMALLAH (AA): The Israeli army arrested on Monday a Palestinian parliamentarian in the West Bank city of Salfit. According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli forces raided Nasser Abdel Gawad’s residence and arrested him. Palestinian MP Fathi … Continued

Palestine: Israel to build 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied Jerusalem
25th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel to build 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied Jerusalem

By Lubaba Zawqan   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli Minister of Housing and Construction Yoav Galant has launched a campaign to promote the construction of 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem, according to Israeli media.   According to the … Continued

Palestinians rally for Jerusalem, 2 killed, one dies of wounds
23rd Dec 2017

Palestinians rally for Jerusalem, 2 killed, one dies of wounds

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) Two Palestinians were killed Friday and dozens more injured in clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian man succumbed to his wounds sustained in clashes with Israeli … Continued

US envoy to hold ‘friendship’ reception over UN vote on Jerusalem
22nd Dec 2017

US envoy to hold ‘friendship’ reception over UN vote on Jerusalem

By Servet Gunerigok   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley sent an invitation to the countries that supported the U.S. against a UN General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem. The invitation asked the representatives of the 65 countries … Continued

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque
20th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under the Al-Buraq Wall –known to Jews as the Western Wall– in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened … Continued

Palestine: Arab countries regret US veto of Jerusalem UN resolution
19th Dec 2017

Palestine: Arab countries regret US veto of Jerusalem UN resolution

By Zeynep Hilal Karyagdi and Gulsen Topcu   (AA): Arab countries decried the U.S. veto Monday of a UN resolution on Jerusalem. The U.S. vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that rejected the establishment of diplomatic facilities in the contested … Continued

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces
16th Dec 2017

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Four Palestinians were killed and 367 more injured in clashes that erupted Friday in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Amin Akel, 22, succumbed to injuries … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian minors suffer ‘detention, abuse’ by Israel
15th Dec 2017

Palestine: Palestinian minors suffer ‘detention, abuse’ by Israel

By Gharib Suleiman   JERUSALEM (AA): Amjad, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy, cannot forget the moment he was detained by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank two months ago. “I remember the incident as if it were yesterday,” Amjad, whose … Continued

OIC Istanbul Declaration: E Jerusalem capital of Palestine
14th Dec 2017

OIC Istanbul Declaration: E Jerusalem capital of Palestine

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Nilay Kar Onum   ISTANBUL (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) issued a declaration on Wednesday recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. The “Istanbul Declaration” dubbed “Freedom for Jerusalem” was issued Wednesday … Continued

Palestine: Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque for Hanukkah
13th Dec 2017

Palestine: Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque for Hanukkah

By Eshat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Jewish settlers accompanied by Israeli security personnel forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday, according to a statement by Firas al-Dibis, a Palestinian official with Jerusalem’s Islamic Waqf, which … Continued

Palestine: 45 Palestinians injured in West Bank & Jerusalem by Israeli forces
13th Dec 2017

Palestine: 45 Palestinians injured in West Bank & Jerusalem by Israeli forces

By Eshat Firat and Yusuf Mahmud   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): At least 45 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem were injured by Israeli forces Tuesday amid ongoing demonstrations against last week’s decision by the U.S. to recognize … Continued

Palestine: 5 year old Palestinian girl run over by Israeli army vehicle in Hebron
11th Dec 2017

Palestine: 5 year old Palestinian girl run over by Israeli army vehicle in Hebron

By Qays Abu Samra   HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A 5-year-old Palestinian girl was injured Sunday after being run over by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank old city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Meanwhile, more … 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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