Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017
3rd Jan 2018

Palestine: 25,000 Israeli settler incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017

By Abdul Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): There were more than 25,000 incursions by Israeli settlers into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in 2017, according to Jerusalem’s Jordan-run Islamic Waqf agency. In a statement, Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, the director-general of … Continued

Israeli court extends Palestinian teen’s detention
2nd Jan 2018

Israeli court extends Palestinian teen’s detention

  By Eshat Firat   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): An Israeli court extended the detention of 16-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed al-Tamimi for the third time on Monday. Al-Tamimi is well known for her bold activism for a free Palestine. Videos and … Continued

Palestine: Israel to build 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied Jerusalem
25th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel to build 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied Jerusalem

By Lubaba Zawqan   JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli Minister of Housing and Construction Yoav Galant has launched a campaign to promote the construction of 300,000 illegal settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem, according to Israeli media.   According to the … Continued

Palestinians rally for Jerusalem, 2 killed, one dies of wounds
23rd Dec 2017

Palestinians rally for Jerusalem, 2 killed, one dies of wounds

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) Two Palestinians were killed Friday and dozens more injured in clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. A Palestinian man succumbed to his wounds sustained in clashes with Israeli … Continued

US envoy to hold ‘friendship’ reception over UN vote on Jerusalem
22nd Dec 2017

US envoy to hold ‘friendship’ reception over UN vote on Jerusalem

By Servet Gunerigok   ANKARA (AA): U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley sent an invitation to the countries that supported the U.S. against a UN General Assembly resolution on Jerusalem. The invitation asked the representatives of the 65 countries … Continued

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque
20th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel unveils new synagogue in Al-Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday unveiled a new Jewish synagogue under the Al-Buraq Wall –known to Jews as the Western Wall– in occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. “Following 12 years of construction, the new synagogue was opened … Continued

Palestine: Arab countries regret US veto of Jerusalem UN resolution
19th Dec 2017

Palestine: Arab countries regret US veto of Jerusalem UN resolution

By Zeynep Hilal Karyagdi and Gulsen Topcu   (AA): Arab countries decried the U.S. veto Monday of a UN resolution on Jerusalem. The U.S. vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that rejected the establishment of diplomatic facilities in the contested … Continued

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces
16th Dec 2017

Palestine: 4 Palestinians killed, 376 injured by Israeli forces

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Four Palestinians were killed and 367 more injured in clashes that erupted Friday in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Amin Akel, 22, succumbed to injuries … Continued

OIC Istanbul Declaration: E Jerusalem capital of Palestine
14th Dec 2017

OIC Istanbul Declaration: E Jerusalem capital of Palestine

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun and Nilay Kar Onum   ISTANBUL (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) issued a declaration on Wednesday recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. The “Istanbul Declaration” dubbed “Freedom for Jerusalem” was issued Wednesday … Continued

Palestine: 45 Palestinians injured in West Bank & Jerusalem by Israeli forces
13th Dec 2017

Palestine: 45 Palestinians injured in West Bank & Jerusalem by Israeli forces

By Eshat Firat and Yusuf Mahmud   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): At least 45 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem were injured by Israeli forces Tuesday amid ongoing demonstrations against last week’s decision by the U.S. to recognize … Continued

Palestine: 5 year old Palestinian girl run over by Israeli army vehicle in Hebron
11th Dec 2017

Palestine: 5 year old Palestinian girl run over by Israeli army vehicle in Hebron

By Qays Abu Samra   HEBRON, Palestine (AA): A 5-year-old Palestinian girl was injured Sunday after being run over by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank old city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Meanwhile, more … Continued

Palestine: Israel kills four and injures over a thousand Palestinians
9th Dec 2017

Palestine: Israel kills four and injures over a thousand Palestinians

By Nour Abo Aisha   GAZA CITY (AA): Four Palestinians were killed in fresh Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said two Palestinians were recovered … Continued

Palestine: Islamic institutions warn of ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem
8th Dec 2017

Palestine: Islamic institutions warn of ‘Judaization’ of Jerusalem

By Abdel-Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Islamic institutions based in Jerusalem on Thursday warned of the potentially dire implications of the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital. “We warn against the exploitation of this decision by the … Continued

US President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel condemned
7th Dec 2017

US President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel condemned

(AA): The US formally recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday brushing aside broad-based international opposition. Under Geneva Convention, Jerusalem is considered as an occupied territory and so it is illegal to consider it as capital of … Continued

US plan to move embassy to occupied Jerusalem ‘danger’ to peace
4th Dec 2017

US plan to move embassy to occupied Jerusalem ‘danger’ to peace

By Qays Abu Samra, Mahmut Geldi and Afra Aksoy RAMALLAH/GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Sunday warned against U.S. plans to relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying that such a move would … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
12th Nov 2017

Weekly Report on Israeli human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02– 08 November 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Two Palestinian civilians were wounded in … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex for ‘Sukkot’
11th Oct 2017

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa Mosque complex for ‘Sukkot’

JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Jewish settlers on Tuesday forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, a Palestinian official said. Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for the Jordan-run Jerusalem Islamic Waqf, which is … Continued

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory
18th Sep 2017

Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory

Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (30 August – 13 September 2017) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) A Palestinian civilian from al-Dheishah refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, succumbed … Continued

Palestinians decry annulment of Jerusalem residence permits
11th Aug 2017

Palestinians decry annulment of Jerusalem residence permits

By Mohammed Majid   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Gaza’s Ministry of Awqaf (religious endowments) has condemned Israel’s decision to annul residence permits for thousands of Jerusalem’s Palestinian residents. “Israel has abruptly canceled residence permits for 14,595 Palestinians in Jerusalem,” the … Continued

Palestine: 1 Palestinian succumbs to wounds from Al-Aqsa clashes
28th Jul 2017

Palestine: 1 Palestinian succumbs to wounds from Al-Aqsa clashes

By Aness Suheil Barghoti, Kaamil Ahmed and Enes Canli JERUSALEM (AA):- One Palestinian on Thursday succumbed to injuries received earlier this week in clashes with Israeli forces around Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, Palestine’s Health Ministry announced. The death added to the … 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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