Bombing is not best way to defeat Daesh, says Head of the British Army, General Sir Nicholas Houghton even though he supports the Government’s position backed by MPs to extend the bombing campaign in Iraq to Syria.
Donald Trump was widely condemned both at home and abroad after provocatively calling for a ban on Muslims from entering the United States. In Britain, his outburst caused a record number of more than half a million signing a petition to prevent him from visiting the country.
If “hate preachers” are been banned from British shores, all should be banned even if they happen to currently be leading the Republican nomination for US President.
Canada may be several thousand miles more away from the conflict zone but it is showing up Prime Minister, David Cameron’s miserly pledge to allow 20,000 fleeing Syrians to settle in the UK
December’s Parliamentary vote to bomb Syria, relied on twisted morality and scaremongering, not to mention dubious intelligence again. If you were not a supposed patriot you were a ‘terrorist sympathiser,’ as Cameron so crudely put it.
Th e Palestine Solidarity Campaign has filed a lawsuit against the Co-operative Bank after the bank closed its accounts without warning in October.
Muslim Aid marked ‘Muslim Aid Day’ at the BT Auditorium in London on October 29. Muslim Aid Day is an annual occasion which is held within the month of Muslim Aid’s inception. A theme is selected as a focus of the event which has included water and sanitation and child sponsorship in the past. The theme of this year’s event was, ‘30 years of Serving Humanity’ in light of Muslim Aid’s 30th anniversary.
According to latest police figures from the Metropolitan Police Islamophobic incidents in London have more than tripled in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
Islamophobic hate crimes have doubled in Greater Manchester over the last year. Hate crimes targeting Muslims have rocketed from 167 to 328 (96 percent) between November 2014 and October 2015.
A Muslim teenager wearing a hijab was brutally punched in the face in Birmingham city centre on November 23 in what is thought to be an Islamophobic attack.
A British soldier who had his leg blown off by a bomb while serving in Iraq has taken the internet by storm after his Facebook post attacking Islamophobia went viral.
A bearded Somali man who was thrown off a London bound coach in Bristol insists he was ejected because passengers were uncomfortable with his Muslim appearance.
More than 2,000 people filed complaints over the misleading Sun headline “1 in 5 Brit Muslims’ sympathy for jihadis” said the UK’s press regulator IPSO
Police are looking for two women accused of punching and kicking a Muslim woman wearing a hijab during a violent Islamophobic attack on board a London bus.
A Devout Christian who sent an Islamophobic letter to the headmistress of a top Muslim school claiming “all Muslims worship Satan” has been sentenced to a 12-month community order and ordered to pay £510 in costs.
A Muslim teenager who was detained at Heathrow Airport for 13 hours after flying into the UK believes she was “judged” because of her faith.
Two Plymouth women who urinated in front of a Muslim family in a park while shouting racist abuse have walked free from Plymouth Crown Court on November 27.
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, joined a vigil outside Finsbury Park Mosque on December 4 after an attempted arson attack which saw a petrol bomb hurled over its gates last month.
A man has been charged after allegedly writing that Muslims should be “burned alive” in a mosque on Facebook.
Students at London’s Brunel University staged a mass walkout during a speech by controversial right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins on November 23.
Since the Paris attacks on November 13, activists have warned against an unprecedented rise in Islamophobic attacks in the USA fueled by right-wing intolerance in the presidential campaign, The Muslim News documents some of the more recent Islamophobic incidents
Muslim women bore the brunt of Islamophobic violence in the Netherlands this year, according to findings by an independent monitoring group.
Demonstrations against refugees where protesters chant anti-Muslim slogans are being held across the major Polish cities of Warsaw, Krakow and Poznań.
The French Government has shut down three mosques and four informal Muslim prayer rooms who it accuses of being involved in radicalization on December 2.
Tony Abbott has sparked accusations he is trying to “Trumpify” Australia after he insisted not all cultures are equal and urged the West to proclaim its superiority over Islam.
China insists ‘foreign terrorists’ are to be blamed for the violence in Xinjiang, however there seems to be consensus from the international community that the violence is indeed a result of Beijing’s repression of ethnic Uyghurs Muslims.
The world’s largest security firm, G4S, could see its contract with the EU expire due to its role in Israeli human rights abuses, the news comes hot on the heels of the announcement by the UN High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan earlier this month that it no longer has contracts with Anglo-Danish company.
The people in Muslim countries all over the world are repulsed by the actions of Daesh (IS), according data released by the Pew Research Center.
Employers often have to face instances where applicants who are suitable for a role have a disability that requires adjustments to be made; the challenge arises in deciding how much of an adjustment is reasonable and whether to consider employing them or not.
Loyal Enemies: British Converts to Islam, 1850 – 1950. By Jamie Gilham. London: Hurst and Company. Pp. 333. 2014. HB. £20.
‘A Christian, a Muslim, a Jew and a Hindu walk into a café…’ and so begins the tale of the ‘No Sex in the City’ club which is a space created by Esma - the protagonist of Turkish descent in modern day Sydney
The long-awaited Paris Climate Conference, COP21, has finally reached its conclusion. Just two weeks after terror attacks that left 130 dead, between November 29 and December 12, world leaders from more than 190 countries gathered to negotiate a legally-binding agreement to tackle climate change.
A recent study has reported on the lifestyle factors that can have a negative impact on our health, whilst the obvious ones such as smoking and drinking too much alcohol were shown to affect health, other everyday activities were also shown to have a significant impact.
Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva has criticised the IAAF's blanket ban on Russian athletes, demanding support for clean athletes ahead of the Olympic Game next year
I salute her for the exemplary courage shown by her in exposing fascist forces
While I agree that the fundamental emotion expressed is correct it has been grossly exaggerated [ Intolerance of Modi’s Government ]
Perhaps Muslims in the West would not be asked to be in a constant state of guilt if the Western media focused on the tragic tales of Muslim men, women and children who die by the hands of Daesh on a daily basis.
Double standards by the media. Imagine if the victim was a non-Muslim and suspect an ostensible Muslim? (Mother filmed branding woman an ‘Isis bitch’ walks free, The Muslim News, November 27)
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.