12m children out of school due to virus, conflict in Sahel
20th Oct 2020

12m children out of school due to virus, conflict in Sahel

12m children have been forced out school in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, as well as widespread conflict, across Africa's Central Sahel region.

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Afghanistan: Car bombing Ghor province kills 20
19th Oct 2020

20 people were killed, 120 wounded in car bombing in the central Ghor province of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Car bombing Ghor province kills 20

Palestine: Israel built over 12,000 illegal settlement units in 2020
18th Oct 2020

Israel has approved construction of 12,159 illegal settlement units in occupied West Bank this year in defiance of international law. UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain have not threatened sanctions.

Palestine: Israel built over 12,000 illegal settlement units in 2020

Azerbaijan: Armenian attack kills 12 civilians in Ganja
17th Oct 2020

12 civilians were killed, incl 2 children, 40 injured, by Armenian missile attacks on Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja.

Azerbaijan: Armenian attack kills 12 civilians in Ganja

Pakistan: 20 security personnel killed in terror attacks
16th Oct 2020

20 security personnel were killed in two separate terrorist attacks in north & southwestern Pakistan. Terrorist org Baloch Raji Ajoi Sangar claimed responsibility for the attack.

Pakistan: 20 security personnel killed in terror attacks

UK: Tougher Covid-19 restrictions to be imposed in London
16th Oct 2020

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced British capital will move from Tier 1 to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions & warned that the virus was “spreading rapidly in every corner" of the city.

UK: Tougher Covid-19 restrictions to be imposed in London

UK: Manchester leads north England revolt against lockdowns
16th Oct 2020

Mayor of Greater Manchester is leading a revolt in against local lockdown measures saying north of England would not be a “sacrificial lamb.”

UK: Manchester leads north England revolt against lockdowns

Mali observes 3-day mourning after deadly terrorist attack
15th Oct 2020

Mali, which is 95% Muslim, began 3-day national mourning to pay tributes to the victims of terrorist attack that killed 11 soldiers & 12 civilians.

Mali observes 3-day mourning after deadly terrorist attack

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid
15th Oct 2020

French police raided home of Muslim NGO BarakaCity’s founder & arrested him which was broadcast live on its social channels Idriss Sihamedi was beaten up & arrested in front of his 4 children.

France: Police arrest Muslim NGO head in raid

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats
14th Oct 2020

Toronto mosque remained closed after receiving violent threats as police investigate the incident. Threats contained promise that guns had been procured to ‘do a Christchurch all over again'.

Canada: Toronto mosque closed after violent threats

UK: PM announces 3-tier local lockdown system
13th Oct 2020

PM Johnson announced 3-tier lockdown system in England to “simplify and standardize” local coronavirus restrictions. UK has more coronavirus patients now than in spring.

UK: PM announces 3-tier local lockdown system

Azerbaijan vows retaliation against Nagorno-Karabakh Armenian attacks
12th Oct 2020

Azerbaijan vowed “befitting retaliation” against Nagorno-Karabakh missile attacks targeting Azerbaijani settlements despite cease-fire. Missile attack on Ganja killed 9 people incl 4 women, 34 injured.

Azerbaijan vows retaliation against Nagorno-Karabakh Armenian attacks

Africa: Covid-19 cases pass 1.55m, deaths near 38,000
11th Oct 2020

Coronavirus cases in Africa are now over 1.55m, 37,922 have died, Africa Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Africa: Covid-19 cases pass 1.55m, deaths near 38,000

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
10th Oct 2020

One civilian killed by Israeli Forces in Tulkarm;18 Palestinian civilians wounded, 102 civilians arrested, incl 15 children; 62 olive trees cut and burned by Israeli settlers in Salfit

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked
9th Oct 2020

German police recorded 188 Islamophobic crimes in 2nd quarter of this year. 15 mosques were attacked between April and June,

Germany: 188 Islamophobic crimes in 3 months, 15 mosques attacked

Scotland hits pubs & restaurants with more virus restrictions
8th Oct 2020

Scottish Govt banned pubs & restaurants from serving alcoholic beverages indoors as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Scotland hits pubs & restaurants with more virus restrictions

Senegal: 16 dead in annual Muslim pilgrimage accidents
7th Oct 2020

16 people died in accidents as Muslim pilgrims gathered for major religious gathering of Grand Magal of Touba of Mouride Brotherhood, one of 4 tariqas (Islamic Sufi orders) of Senegal

Senegal: 16 dead in annual Muslim pilgrimage accidents

The Muslim News: Issue 377 - Friday 25th September 2020

Delhi Police presence in Muslim areas as well as targeting of activists and politicians surge
25th Sep 2020

Delhi Police presence in Muslim areas as well as targeting of activists and politicians surge

Almost seven months on from the savage anti-Muslim riots that gripped northeast Delhi police house raids and arrests of activists and politicians remains unabated

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British Muslim soldier arrested over Yemen war protest
25th Sep 2020

British Muslim soldier arrested over Yemen war protest

Anti-war campaigners are calling on the army to drop all disciplinary proceedings against a British Muslim soldier who was arrested for staging a protest against the UK’s involvement in the Saudi bombing of Yemen outside the head quarters of the Ministry of Defence.

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Largest mosque in East Africa marks 95th anniversary amid pandemic
25th Sep 2020

East Africa’s biggest mosque .Jamia Mosque in Nairobi, Kenya marked its 95th-anniversary amid the coronavirus outbreak earlier this month

Largest mosque in East Africa marks 95th anniversary amid pandemic

25th Sep 2020

Court upholds right to wear hijab

Berlin’s ban on teachers’ donning the hiiab is unconstitutional, a top German court ruled on August 27.

25th Sep 2020

Québec judge who told woman to remove hijab apologizes

A Québec judge who refused to hold a hearing for a woman who declined to remove her hijab has apologized for the 5-year-old incident.

New York Attorney General will probe into Muslim voter suppression
25th Sep 2020

The Attorney General of New York has confirmed that she “will look into” potential voter suppression targeting Muslim absentee ballots.

New York Attorney General will probe into Muslim voter suppression

Musings of a mum: The crucification of pity
25th Sep 2020

That whole myth about work-life balance is just that, a myth. My life tends to be a see-saw, veering from one end to the other.

Musings of a mum: The crucification of pity

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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