Palestine: Israel issues tenders for occupied E Jerusalem settlement units
28th Jul 2016

Palestine: Israel issues tenders for occupied E Jerusalem settlement units

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli government has issued tenders for the construction of 323 new housing units for Jewish settlers in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem, the Israeli media reported Wednesday. According to Israeli Radio, the plan includes 130 … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank
21st Jul 2016

Palestine: Israeli army guns down Palestinian teen in West Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH (AA) – A Palestinian teen was gunned down on Tuesday night by the Israeli army during clashes in the occupied West Bank. Muhey al-Tabakhi, 12, died after a rubber bullet fired by Israeli forces struck … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian child sentenced to 6.5-year sentence
18th Jul 2016

Palestine: Palestinian child sentenced to 6.5-year sentence

IMEMC News: A 14-year old Palestinian boy was sentenced Sunday to 6.5 years in prison for allegedly attacking an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem last November. Moawiya Alqam was accused of trying to stab an Israeli security guard at the … Continued

Palestine: Israeli human rights violations 30 June to 13 July
15th Jul 2016

Palestine: Israeli human rights violations 30 June to 13 July

PCHR Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (30 June – 13 July 2016): Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the occupied Palestinian territories continued during the reporting period (30 June – 13 July … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers enter holy sites in Jerusalem, Nablus
13th Jul 2016

Palestine: Jewish settlers enter holy sites in Jerusalem, Nablus

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Jewish settlers on Tuesday entered East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex and performed religious rituals, a Palestinian official told Anadolu Agency. They were led by the Rabbi Yehuda Glick, protected by Israeli … Continued

Palestine: Tony Blair held talks with Hamas one month ago
12th Jul 2016

Palestine: Tony Blair held talks with Hamas one month ago

By Alaa Rimawi   JERUSALEM (AA): Former “quartet” envoy and U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair held talks with Hamas one month ago regarding the situation in the blockaded Gaza Strip, a source close to the Palestinian resistance group told Anadolu … Continued

Palestinian president slams ‘quartet’ report
7th Jul 2016

Palestinian president slams ‘quartet’ report

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday slammed a recent report issued by the Middle East “quartet” (comprised of the U.S., the UN, the EU and Russia) on the moribund Palestine-Israel peace process. “The … Continued

Palestine: Israel approves 42 new settlement units in W Bank
3rd Jul 2016

Palestine: Israel approves 42 new settlement units in W Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): In the wake a fatal stabbing of a local teenager, Israeli authorities on Saturday approved the construction of new settlement units in southern Israel-occupied West Bank, Israeli media reported. According to Israeli Channel 10, … Continued

Israel: Palestinian shot dead after alleged knife attack
1st Jul 2016

Israel: Palestinian shot dead after alleged knife attack

IMEMC News: Israeli sources have reported, on Thursday evening, that two Israelis were injured when a Palestinian reportedly stabbed them before he was shot dead by an armed Israeli man, in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya. Israeli daily Haaretz … Continued

Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016
30th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli land theft: 440% increase in 2016

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli land confiscation policy has notably escalated in occupied Jerusalem and West Bank by 439% since the beginning of 2016, in comparison to last year, a Palestinian report revealed on Tuesday. Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem … Continued

Turkey: Erdogan confirms Gaza support, apologises to Russia
28th Jun 2016

Turkey: Erdogan confirms Gaza support, apologises to Russia

ANKARA (AA) – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said 14,000 tons of supplies will be sailed to Gaza from Turkey before the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday early July. Speaking at an iftar, fast-breaking, meal in the Turkish capital Ankara on … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman dead in W Bank
24th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot Palestinian woman dead in W Bank

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian woman was shot dead Friday by Israeli forces near the West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) after allegedly carrying out a vehicular attack, the Israeli army and the Palestinian Health Ministry have … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian teen ‘mistakenly’ shot dead in West Bank
22nd Jun 2016

Palestine: Palestinian teen ‘mistakenly’ shot dead in West Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian teen was shot dead and four others were injured, the Palestinian health ministry confirmed in a statement on Tuesday, after Israeli forces “mistakenly” shot at them during clashes in the occupied West … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians decry Rabbi call to poison West Bank water
20th Jun 2016

Palestine: Palestinians decry Rabbi call to poison West Bank water

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA):The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has denounced a Jewish rabbi’s permission for settlers to poison water sources in Palestinian areas in the occupied West Bank as “an order to kill”. Rabbi Shlomo Mlma, chairman of … Continued

Palestine: Gaza seige Illegal & in violation of Humanitarian Law: UN
19th Jun 2016

Palestine: Gaza seige Illegal & in violation of Humanitarian Law: UN

IMEMC News & Agencies: A report issued by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) confirmed the severe deterioration in various aspects of life in Gaza as a result of the continued … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army detains 15 Palestinians in West Bank
14th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli army detains 15 Palestinians in West Bank

IMEMC News: Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at dawn and late at night Sunday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank. The PPS said a large military force … Continued

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex
13th Jun 2016

Palestine: 130 Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): More than 130 extremist Jewish settlers on Sunday forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, where they tried to perform Talmudic rituals, a Palestinian official has said. “Around 135 extremist settlers … Continued

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa
11th Jun 2016

Palestine: Only 100,000 Muslims allowed for 1st Friday of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA) – Thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem marched to the Al-Aqsa Mosque today to perform the first Friday prayer of the Ramadan holy month. Men over 45, children under … Continued

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits
10th Jun 2016

Palestine: After attack, Israel suspends West Bank travel permits

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Thursday prohibited Palestinians from the occupied West Bank from visiting Jerusalem during Ramadan following a deadly shooting attack one day earlier in Tel Aviv in which four Israelis were killed. According to … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian woman near Tulkarem
5th Jun 2016

Palestine: Israeli army kills Palestinian woman near Tulkarem

IMEMC News:  Israeli soldiers killed, on Thursday afternoon, a Palestinian woman, at the Ennab military roadblock, east of Tulkarem city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. The Israeli military claimed that the slain woman “attempted to stab … 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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