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

Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists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Award to Muslim civil rights lawyer rescinded to appease pro-Israel activists

Zahra Billoo (Photo: Lorie Shaull/Creative Commons) Harun Nasrallah A California-based interfaith group has withdrawn an award recognising a Muslim civil rights activist, after alleged pressure from its donors who opposed the lawyer’s criticism of the Israeli Government.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

Human right groups welcome Argentina decision to cancel Israel football match

Elham Asaad Buaras The decision by the Argentine FA to cancel a friendly match with Israel in Jerusalem earlier this month has boosted the Red Card Israel campaign, which has called on FIFA to expel Israel – as it expelled … 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

25th Aug 2017

Israel occupation of Palestine

Sir, This dispute has been going on between Palestine and Israel for a long time. Hundreds of thousands of innocent people have lost their lives over this issue and there still hasn’t been anything done to put an end to … Continued

EU court keeps Hamas on terror list
25th Aug 2017

EU court keeps Hamas on terror list

Hamas rally in Ramallah, March 2007 (Photo: Hoheit/Wikimedia Commons) Harun Nasrullah The European Union’s highest court has kept Palestinian group Hamas on its terror list. The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) decision on July 26 overturns a … 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 ‘inhumanely’ cuts off water for tens of thousands of Palestinian during Ramadan

Nadine Osman The Palestinian Prime Minister scathingly described Israel’s decision to cut off water supplies for tens of thousands of Palestinians before and during Ramadan as “inhumane and outrageous”. The Palestinian authorities have claimed that by the first fortnight of … Continued

27th May 2016

UN to create ‘blacklist’ of companies working in illegal Israeli settlements

Elham Asaad Buaras The UN has voted to establish a database of firms doing business in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank in March. The Palestinian envoy to the UN said that the passage of this resolution and … 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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