Backlash against criminalising the Israel boycott
25th Jan 2019

Backlash against criminalising the Israel boycott

(Photo: Carlos Latuff/Wiki Commons) First, it was Holocaust Denial Laws then the broadening of anti-Semitism to include virtually any criticism of Israel. Increasingly attempts are being made to criminalise anyone supporting the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign aimed to end … Continued

US Senate blocks Bill criminalising boycott of Israel
25th Jan 2019

US Senate blocks Bill criminalising boycott of Israel

Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Combating BDS Act was blocked (Photo: Michael Vadon/Wiki Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras A Bill designed to criminalise the boycott of Israel in the US was stalled on January 8. The Senate voted 56 to 44, falling … Continued

Over 50 Palestinian children killed by Israel this year
30th Nov 2018

Over 50 Palestinian children killed by Israel this year

Israeli forces have killed at least 52 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since January this year, according to the Defense for Children International-Palestine

Israel expels dozens of lecturers from Palestine
24th Aug 2018

Israel expels dozens of lecturers from Palestine

Birzeit University (Photo: Oromiya321/Wiki Creative Commons) Aqila Mumthaz While Israeli students prepare for their school holidays, Palestinian students in Occupied Territories are not even sure if their institutions will ever open up. Since last November foreign academics at Palestinian universities … Continued

Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists
29th Jun 2018

Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists

Zahra Billoo (Photo: Lorie Shaull/Creative Commons) Harun Nasrallah A California-based interfaith group has withdrawn an award recognising a Muslim civil rights activist, after alleged pressure from its donors who opposed the lawyer’s criticism of the Israeli Government. In March, People … Continued

29th Jun 2018

French mayor forced to remove Nakba street sign amid far-right pro-Israeli intimidation

Nadine Osman A Paris mayor has been warned he will be ‘blown up’ after naming a street in commemoration of the thousands of Palestinians forced out of their homes by the creation of Israel. Dominique Lesparre, 71, has also been … Continued

29th Jun 2018

Israeli atrocities rewarded by UK

Sir, Since the massacre of Palestinian civilians, including women and children, by the Israeli army in Gaza, the world has not done much to punish the Israelis, not even the Muslim world. The Muslim 57 Muslim states body, the Organisation … Continued

World resoundingly rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital capital
28th Dec 2017

World resoundingly rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital capital

(Photo: Abdul Hamid Hobas/AA) Elham Asaad Buaras The UN General Assembly has defied threats from the US and overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The General Assembly, which met on December 21, … Continued

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings
24th Nov 2017

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings

Priti Patel was forced to resign as UK International Development Secretary after holding 12 unauthorised meetings in Israel including one with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: Commons) Hamed Chapman Development Secretary, Priti Patel, was forced out of Theresa May’s cabinet … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Pro-Palestinian activist raises $125,000 for vandalised Jewish cemetery

Harun Nasrullah A prominent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) of Israel supporter launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money to help repair a Missouri Jewish cemetery vandalised last month. Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour, 37, who played an important role in … Continued

27th Jan 2017

Student union Vice President colluded with Israeli embassy to oust head of NUS

  Nadine Osman The UK’s National Union of Students (NUS) is investigating its Vice President after he was filmed colluding with Israeli embassy to oust the organisation’s president Malia Bouattia, the first black Muslim woman to lead the NUS. Richard … Continued

Israel slammed over plans to build 300 illegal homes
28th Oct 2016

Israel slammed over plans to build 300 illegal homes

Israel’s planned construction of up to 300 new homes for illegal Shilo settlement in the West Bank has been globally condemned (Photo: Creative Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras Israel’s planned construction of up to 300 new homes for illegal settlers in … Continued

1st Jul 2016

Israel imposes travel ban on BDS co-founder

  Elham Asaad Buaras Israeli officials have confirmed the country’s Interior Ministry is reconsidering the residency rights of the co-founders of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The travel ban on Omar Barghouti, has been widely condemned by human … 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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