Palestine: Israel arrests 19 in Jerusalem, closes West Bank
24th Oct 2016

Palestine: Israel arrests 19 in Jerusalem, closes West Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli police have arrested 19 Palestinians during overnight raids in the occupied West Bank as the military closed off the occupied Palestinian territories ahead of a Jewish holiday starting Sunday. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian woman killed after alleged knife attack
20th Oct 2016

Palestine: Palestinian woman killed after alleged knife attack

By Anees Barghouti   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA, & Imemc):  A Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday after she allegedly tried to stab an Israeli soldier. The Israeli military said in a … Continued

Palestine: Hamas slams UN chief over Al-Aqsa resolution
20th Oct 2016

Palestine: Hamas slams UN chief over Al-Aqsa resolution

By Ola Atallah   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian group Hamas has criticized UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for distancing himself from a UNESCO resolution denying a Jewish connection to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. On Tuesday, the UNESCO’s executive board officially … Continued

Palestine: Majority of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are ‘tortured’
19th Oct 2016

Palestine: Majority of Palestinian minors in Israeli custody are ‘tortured’

RAMALLAH (Ma’an): The “overwhelming majority” of Palestinian minors held in Israel’s Megiddo and Ofer prisons have been tortured during their detention and interrogation, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said Tuesday, amid a marked increase in the incarceration and mistreatment … Continued

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha
18th Oct 2016

Qatari emir meets Hamas leaders in Doha

By Ahmed Yousuf   DOHA (AA): Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Monday met with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and deputy Ismail Haniyeh in capital Doha, according to Qatar’s official news agency. “The two sides discussed recent … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Jenin
17th Oct 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Jenin

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Israeli forces reportedly shot and injured two young Palestinians in the village of Qabatiya in the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin on Sunday, after an Israeli army raid into the town provoked clashes between locals and … Continued

Palestine: 2 Israelis, Palestinian shooter killed in attack
10th Oct 2016

Palestine: 2 Israelis, Palestinian shooter killed in attack

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSLAEM (AA) – Two Israelis died after they were shot at a tram station in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said. At least six others were wounded, the Magen David Adom emergency service said. The … Continued

Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound aid ship in international waters
6th Oct 2016

Israeli navy seizes Gaza-bound aid ship in international waters

By Ola Atallah   GAZA CITY, (AA): The Israeli navy seized the Zaytouna-Oliva, a Gaza-bound aid ship, on Wednesday and was towing it towards the Israeli port of Ashdod, according to the initiative’s organizers and reports in the Israeli media. … Continued

Palestine: A Palestinian killed in West Bank by Israeli forces
1st Oct 2016

Palestine: A Palestinian killed in West Bank by Israeli forces

JERUSALEM (AA & The Muslim News): One Palestinian was killed Friday by Israeli police in the West Bank, according to authorities. A 28 year old Palestinian identified as Naseem Abu Mazer, from Kafr Aqab village, was shot and killed Friday … Continued

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel
25th Sep 2016

Palestine: 1,000 Palestinian minors detained by Israel

By Anees Barghouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Israeli forces have detained around 1,000 Palestinian minors since the beginning of 2016, a Palestinian committee said Saturday. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s committee on detainees said some of the minors were held under … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian, Jordanian shot dead by Israeli troops
17th Sep 2016

Palestine: Palestinian, Jordanian shot dead by Israeli troops

By Anees Bargouthi   JERUSALEM (AA): Two men – a Palestinian and a Jordanian – were shot dead by Israeli forces on Friday during two separate alleged attacks in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. According to the Israeli … Continued

Spain: Women’s boats leave Spain to protest Gaza blockade
16th Sep 2016

Spain: Women’s boats leave Spain to protest Gaza blockade

By Alyssa McMurtry   MADRID (AA): An international group of female activists has set sail from Barcelona to the Gaza Strip as part of the latest attempt to end the Israeli blockade. Around 20 women from a range of countries … Continued

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually
14th Sep 2016

US: New US military aid deal for Israel at least $3.8bn annually

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. and Israel have concluded an agreement to increase Washington’s military aid to Tel Aviv, the State Department announced Tuesday. The new Memorandum of Understanding “constitutes the single largest pledge of bilateral military … Continued

Palestinian child killed, ‘run over by Jewish settler’
11th Sep 2016

Palestinian child killed, ‘run over by Jewish settler’

By Anees Bargouthi   BETHLEHEM, (AA): A Palestinian girl was killed Saturday when a Jewish settler ran her over with his vehicle in the southern occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. “A Palestinian was killed after … Continued

Israel: Settlements no obstacle to peace: Netanyahu
10th Sep 2016

Israel: Settlements no obstacle to peace: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM / WASHINGTON (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday claimed that Jewish settlements built on occupied Palestinian land in the West Bank did not constitute “obstacles” to an eventual peace settlement with the Palestinians. “I am sure that … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian killed, 3 injured in West Bank
5th Sep 2016

Palestine: Palestinian killed, 3 injured in West Bank

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces on Monday after an alleged attack on soldiers in East Jerusalem while three were injured during raids around the West Bank city of Nablus. The … Continued

Palestine: Plans for 463 illegal settlement housing units advanced in W Bank
2nd Sep 2016

Palestine: Plans for 463 illegal settlement housing units advanced in W Bank

IMEMC News & Agencies: Israel’s Civil Administration recently approved the advancement of plans for 463 new illegal housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, on Wednesday, Israeli NGO Peace Now reported, according to Ma’an. Peace Now said … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct
27th Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli forces kill Palestinian, 336 killed since Oct

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): A Palestinian man was shot dead Friday after approaching a group of Israeli soldiers in Israeli-occupied West Bank. According to Israeli media, unarmed Palestinian was killed after he approached an Israeli checkpoint at the … Continued

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem
24th Aug 2016

Palestine: 5 Palestinians injured in Israeli raid in Bethlehem

By Anees Bargouthi   RAMALLAH, (AA): Five Palestinians were injured early Tuesday when Israeli forces raided a number of shops in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli forces confiscated lathing and blacksmith machines from several shops … Continued

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured
22nd Aug 2016

Palestine: Israeli warplanes carry out 50 strikes in Gaza, 5 injured

By Anees Bargouthi   GAZA CITY, (AA): Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes in the blockaded Gaza Strip on Sunday, shortly after a rocket was fired into southern Israel. The Israeli military said in a statement that a rocket hit the southern … 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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