UN urges end to mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners
17th May 2017

UN urges end to mistreatment of Palestinian prisoners

By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA): The UN’s point person on human rights in occupied Palestine Tuesday urged Israel to abide by international law and international standards of detention. In a written statement, Michael Lynk, the UN special rapporteur on … Continued

Palestinian negotiator demands Israeli ‘Nakba’ apology
16th May 2017

Palestinian negotiator demands Israeli ‘Nakba’ apology

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has demanded Israel apologize for the expulsion of around 700,000 Palestinians from their homes in 1948, as Palestinians mark Nakba Day on Monday. “Our nation marking 69 years of … Continued

Palestine: Jordanian shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem knife attack
14th May 2017

Palestine: Jordanian shot dead by Israeli police in Jerusalem knife attack

JERUSALEM (AA) – A Jordanian man was shot dead Saturday in an alleged stabbing attack in East Jerusalem, according to Israeli police. In a statement, police spokesperson Luba Sumari said an assailant armed with a knife stabbed an Israeli police … Continued

Palestine: Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes with Israeli troops
12th May 2017

Palestine: Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes with Israeli troops

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Dozens of Palestinian youths were injured in Thursday clashes with Israeli forces in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. The youths had been staging a demonstration held to show solidarity with Palestinians imprisoned … Continued

Palestine: Israel bans Gazan athletes from attending games in Baku
12th May 2017

Palestine: Israel bans Gazan athletes from attending games in Baku

By Ruslan Rehimov   BAKU, Azerbaijan (AA): Israel has barred Palestinian athletes from participating in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, which will kick off in Azerbaijani capital Baku on Friday, according to a Palestinian official. Ahmad al-Ali, a spokesman for … Continued

Palestine: Dozens more jailed Palestinians join hunger strike
5th May 2017

Palestine: Dozens more jailed Palestinians join hunger strike

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) : Dozens of jailed Palestinians, including leaders of political factions, joined a mass hunger strike on Thursday to protest their prison conditions. “Fifty prisoners from different Palestinian factions — including Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian Front for … Continued

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace
4th May 2017

US: Trump: ’Very good’ chance for Israel-Palestine peace

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine are “very good”, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. “We will get it done,” Trump said as he welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House … Continued

UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem ‘occupied’
3rd May 2017

UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem ‘occupied’

JERUSALEM (AA): The executive board of the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday passed a resolution describing Jerusalem as “occupied” and challenging Israeli sovereignty over the city. UNESCO adopted the resolution with 22 member states voting in … Continued

Palestine: Hamas reveals dramatic change in stance on Israel
2nd May 2017

Palestine: Hamas reveals dramatic change in stance on Israel

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): The Gaza-based Hamas movement revealed a dramatic change in its stance on Israel Monday when it officially announced revisions to its controversial charter. At a press conference in Qatar, Hamas leader Khaled Mashal revealed … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian protestors injured by Israeli forces
29th Apr 2017

Palestine: Palestinian protestors injured by Israeli forces

  RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Clashes erupted in the occupied West Bank on Friday between Israeli forces and Palestinians demonstrating in support of jailed hunger strikers, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. “Ten Palestinians were hurt by rubber bullets and live … Continued

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah
26th Apr 2017

Palestine: Hamas to hand over Gaza governance to Ramallah

By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian resistance movement Hamas on Tuesday voiced its readiness to relinquish authority in the Gaza Strip to the West Bank-based Palestinian ‘unity’ government. The assertions came at a press conference convened … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike
18th Apr 2017

Palestine: Palestinian prisoners in Israel launch hunger strike

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Long-term Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti on Monday launched a mass hunger strike against Israel’s detention policies, with more than 1,000 other prisoners joining him. The open-ended strike has been launched to mark Palestinian Prisoners … Continued

Palestine: UK student killed in Jerusalem attack
15th Apr 2017

Palestine: UK student killed in Jerusalem attack

  JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli police Friday arrested a Palestinian man who allegedly stabbed a female British student – who later succumbed to her wounds — on Jerusalem’s light-rail system, according to a police statement. The assailant is mentally unstable man … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers to mark Passover by storming Al-Aqsa
7th Apr 2017

Palestine: Israeli settlers to mark Passover by storming Al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM (AA): Dozens of extremist Jewish settlers Thursday forced their way into Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound where they performed Talmudic rituals, according to a Palestinian official. “Around 48 extremist settlers — backed by Israeli police — stormed the mosque compound … Continued

3rd Apr 2017

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead in knife attack in E Jerusalem

By Abdul-Rauf Arnaut JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian teenage boy was shot dead in an alleged stabbing attack in East Jerusalem on Saturday, according to Israeli police. Police spokesperson Luba al-Samri in a statement the Palestinian stabbed and lightly injured two … Continued

24th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian teenager shot dead in camp near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) – A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Mohammed Hattab, 17, was killed by Israeli forces during clashes that occurred … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank
18th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead near Hebron, West Bank

HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli forces during clashes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Murad Abu Ghazi, 16, was killed after being struck in the chest by … Continued

14th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestinian killed in alleged knife attack in Jerusalem

By Kaamil Ahmed   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian man, who allegedly stabbed two soldiers in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday, according to Israeli police. Two border police officers were moderately injured in the attack, police spokesman … Continued

Palestine: Palestine leader meets UK foreign secretary in Ramallah
9th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestine leader meets UK foreign secretary in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday met with U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. According to Palestine’s official WAFA news agency, Abbas briefed Johnson on “recent developments … Continued

US: Don’t look to UN for solution, US tells Palestine
8th Mar 2017

US: Don’t look to UN for solution, US tells Palestine

NEW YORK (AA): Palestinians should not look to the United Nations for a solution but engage Israel directly, United States’ envoy to the global body said Tuesday. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Palestine’s permanent UN observer Riyad Mansour met Tuesday in … 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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