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

Palestine: Prime suspect in deadly W Bank arson attack released
2nd Jun 2016

Palestine: Prime suspect in deadly W Bank arson attack released

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA) – The Israeli authorities released Wednesday the prime suspect in a notorious arson attack that occurred last summer in the West Bank that led to the death of three members of a Palestinian family, … Continued

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine
27th May 2016

South Africa: Zuma reaffirms South Africa’s friendship with Palestine

By Hassan Isilow   JOHANNESBURG, (AA): South African President Jacob Zuma told his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas that his country remains a committed friend of the Palestinian people. Zuma hosted Abbas in Cape Town during a working visit aimed at … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army arrests 26 Palestinians in overnight raids
26th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli army arrests 26 Palestinians in overnight raids

By Anees Bargouthi RAMALLAH, (AA): The Israeli army detained 26 Palestinians in overnight raids in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, a Palestinian NGO said on Wednesday. “Israeli army forces detained 11 Palestinians after raiding their homes near Salfit city … Continued

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system
26th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli rights group gives up on military legal system

.By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israel’s most prominent human rights group said it has given up on referring alleged abuses by Israeli soldiers to the military legal system, accusing it of being a “whitewash” for the Israeli occupation. … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack
24th May 2016

Palestine: Palestinian teenage girl shot dead after alleged knife attack

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA & Ma’an): A Palestinian teenager girl was shot dead Monday after an alleged knife attack near the Ras Biddu checkpoint north of Jerusalem. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the name of the … Continued

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy
19th May 2016

Palestine: Israel absolves policeman who killed Palestinian boy

By Alaa al-Rimawi   JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities have dropped all charges against an Israeli police officer who had been charged with killing 16-year-old Palestinian Mohamed Sunuqrut in Jerusalem in mid-2014. According to Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, the case … Continued

Palestine: Israeli navy detains 10 Palestinian fishers in Gaza waters
17th May 2016

Palestine: Israeli navy detains 10 Palestinian fishers in Gaza waters

IMEMC News:  Several Israeli navy boats attacked, Sunday evening, Palestinian fishing boats, in Gaza territorial waters in the northern part of the coastal region, and detained ten fishers. The navy carried out 47 attacks against the fishers this year, wounding … Continued

Palestine: 68 years on, Palestinians still recall the ‘Catastrophe’
16th May 2016

Palestine: 68 years on, Palestinians still recall the ‘Catastrophe’

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH (AA): Ahmed Safi, an 89-year-old Palestinian, originally hails from the village of Beit Nabala in what is now central Israel. But Nabala no longer exists: it was razed to the ground by Zionist forces following … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers seize E Jerusalem building
10th May 2016

Palestine: Jewish settlers seize E Jerusalem building

By Anees Bargouthi JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of Jewish settlers on Monday took over a building in the Al-Sadia neighborhood of Jerusalem’s Old City, eyewitnesses said. “About 45 Jewish settlers, backed by Israeli police and army troops, stormed the building early … 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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