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Issue 305 – Friday 26th September 2014

Israel used human shields in Gaza

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) used Palestinians as human shields during Israel’s latest siege of Gaza. The revelation by several Human Right NGOs undermines Israel’s repeated attempts to absolve itself of the blame for killing more than 2,000 Palestinian civilians during its bombing of Gaza, which began on July 8.

Issue 305 – Friday 26th September 2014

Indian fans target England’s Muslim cricketer

Moeen Ali’s family have described the booing aimed at him during a T20 match between England and India at Edgbaston on September 7 as “disgraceful, ” after a complaint from a spectator led police to classing it as a “non-crime hate-related incident”.

Issue 305 – Friday 26th September 2014

UK will never be the same

The people of Scotland stepped back from the brink of breaking up the United Kingdom. Were they scared into rejecting independence? Or did they finally realise that the country could be better off staying in a union with the UK? Whatever the reason, the relationship between England and Scotland will never be the same again.


  • No excuses for dereliction of duty

    For once The Muslim News is in agreement with Home Secretary, Theresa May, who described the 16 years of appalling failures by Rotherham Council, the police and other agencies to protect vulnerable children was a “complete dereliction of duty”.

  • More knee-jerk terror laws threatened

    The British Government is yet again introducing a new round of terrorism laws. The proposals are timed with the Government raising the domestic terror threat level from substantial to severe.

Home News

  • 2014 GCSE and A-Level Honour Roll

    A sample of over 300 students of the many Muslim students from across the country who excelled in their GCSE and A-Level exams this year. Compiled exclusively by The Muslim News © 2014

  • PM’s ‘inexplicable’ failure to acknowledge Israel’s slaughter

    While doubts remain about how long the latest ceasefire in Gaza will last, the British Government still pretends to act like the proverbial three monkeys, resolutely refusing to ‘see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’ about the repeated massacres and wanton destruction carried out by Israel.

  • Muslim and Jewish bodies calls for peace

    The Muslim Council of Britain and the Board of Deputies of British Jews issued a joint statement calling for common ground between the UK’s Muslims and Jews and action against both Islamophobia and anti-Semitism.

  • Parliament silent on Galloway attack

    Pundits and Gal lo way supporters found the lack of empathy from the political main stream “very disturbing.”

  • Eid Messages from political leaders

    Eid Massages from David Cameron MP, PM, Nick Clegg MP, Deputy PM, Leader of Liberal Democrats, Ed Miliband MP, Leader, Labour Party, Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Justice Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Shadow Minister for London and Carwyn Jones, AM, First Minister of Wales

  • Murder of British aid worker widely condemned

    The beheading of 44 year-old British aid worker David Haines by ISIS kidnapped in Syria last March, has been widely condemned in the UK.

  • Muhammed tops boys’ name

    More than 8,000 boys born last year were named with some variation of Muhammad.

World News

  • ISIS launches offensive against Sunni Muslims in Iraq

    Earlier this month, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launched a two-week offensive against Sunni Muslims in Iraq. ISIS is targeting Sunni tribes and residents that have refused to swear allegiance to ISIS.

  • 120 million girls sexually abused

    Approximately 120 million girls around the world have experienced a sexual assault by the age of 20, that's just over one in 10, according to a new report by UNICEF. Furthermore, 84 million girls aged 15 to 19 have been victims of emotional, physical or sexual violence committed by their husbands or partners.

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Health and Science


  • Sport Brief

    Mo Farah became the first British man to win the Great North Run since 1985, former cricket greats fear Pakistan’s one-day defeat in Sri Lanka will hurt preparations for the World Cup just five months away, top-seeded Sania Mirza of India and Bruno Soares of Brazil won the US Open mixed doubles.


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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