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Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and U.S. President Barack Obama attend a joint press conference following their talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

Ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Myanmar [Burma] in its capital Naypyidaw

Mosque set ablaze by Israeli settlers in West Bank village of al-Mughayir near Ramallah (Xinhua/Fadi Arouri)

Portrait of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat marking 10th anniversary of his death at Al-Azhar University in Gaza. (Photo by Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency)

Ebola outbreak has killed thousands of people in West Africa. Medical staff preparing to treat Ebola victims

Floods in Somalia continue to cause widespread destruction washing away villages

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 PM Cameron & Editor of The Muslim News Ahmed J Versi. Nominate for the awards

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Nigeria: Boko Haram kills dozens in Azaya Kura village
21st Nov 2014

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills dozens in Azaya Kura village

Boko Haram are reported to have killed dozens of people in the northeastern Nigerian village of Azaya Kura.

Bahrain strips three citizens of their nationality ahead of elections
21st Nov 2014

Bahrain strips three citizens of their nationality ahead of elections

A court jailed 3 Bahrainis & stripped them of their nationality for allegedly planning an attack against Bahraini police.

Palestine: Israeli settlers attempt to burn home near Ramallah
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers attempt to burn home near Ramallah

A number of Israeli settlers invaded al-Mogheer, east of Ramallah, attempted to burn down a home.

Palestine: Twelve Palestinians injured in Jerusalem
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Twelve Palestinians injured in Jerusalem

12 Palestinians were injured by Israeli army in E Jerusalem; while 35 suffered effects of tear gas inhalation.

Palestine: Infant hurt by Israeli gas bombs near Ramallah
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Infant hurt by Israeli gas bombs near Ramallah

Three months old infant suffered effects of tear gas inhalation fired by Israeli soldiers in Beit Leqia.

Palestine: Israeli forces demolish homes, seize agricultural equipment
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces demolish homes, seize agricultural equipment

Israeli bulldozers demolished a number of mobile homes to east of At-Tayba village, east of Ramallah.

UK: Snowden documents: Vodafone-bought firm helped GCHQ
21st Nov 2014

UK: Snowden documents: Vodafone-bought firm helped GCHQ

British cable firm now owned by Vodafone helped Britain's spy agency GCHQ eavesdrop on millions of Internet users.

Iraq: Airstrike kills ISIS leader in Mosul
21st Nov 2014

Iraq: Airstrike kills ISIS leader in Mosul

An Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader was killed in an airstrike in Mosul.

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack village near Nablus
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers attack village near Nablus

Israeli settlers invaded Qusra, south of Nablus, and attacked the Palestinian properties.

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured near Nablus
21st Nov 2014

Palestine: Three Palestinians injured near Nablus

Israeli soldiers invaded Askar refugee camp, east of Nablus, and clashed with local youths wounding three.

Top Stories from the Newspaper - Issue 306: Top Stories: 31st October 2014

No radicalisation or violent extremism in schools, says Education Secretary
31st Oct 2014

No radicalisation or violent extremism in schools, says Education Secretary

Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, has watered down the findings of former national head of counter terrorism’s investigation into extremism at Birmingham schools as a “spectrum of behaviours.”

Australia’s PM urged to speak out against attacks on Muslims
31st Oct 2014

Australia’s PM urged to speak out against attacks on Muslims

Australia’s Muslim leaders have slammed their Prime Minister’s silence on the series Islamophobic attacks sweeping the country following the recent anti-terrorism raids. Community leaders have said they are deeply worried that the provocative rhetoric by Tony Abbott and other ministers is fueling attacks against Muslims in Australia.

Editorial

31st Oct 2014

Time overdue to recognise Palestine

It was to be expected. This month’s overwhelming historic vote that the British Government should recognise Palestine as a state proved to be only symbolic. Such is the magniloquent democratic nature of Parliament. MPs are allowed to discuss and express concern about Government policy but only in a non-mandatory way without bringing our ministers to account.

31st Oct 2014

Imposing authoritarian views

There has been no shortage of Muslims and Islamic groups condemning the barbarism and despicable inhumane killings of ISILas it continues to ravish vast swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. It has even led to a “Muslim Apologies” Twitter trend resembling a parody of the earlier #NotInMyName campaign against the apparition of the self-proclaimed “Islamic State.”

31st Oct 2014

More needed to repair damage from Trojan Horse fall-out

Whatever rights there may have been about the so-called Trojan Horse affair - and it is questionable if there were any - there were many wrongs to be learned. The worst is the incalculable damage caused to the education of Muslim pupils in Birmingham and to community cohesion by the Government’s sledgehammer and knee-jerk reaction to what has proved to be little more than a myth of uncorroborated smears against successful deprived inner city schools.

Other Stories

31st Oct 2014

Celebrating Eid with politicians

Cameron praises contribution of Muslims at Eid event

Eid, message of generosity and compassion

Remembering less fortunate than ourselves during Eid

31st Oct 2014

Israel used manipulated 2009 video to prove Hamas fired from a Gaza hospital

Israel presented the world’s media with an extremely manipulated 2009 video to prove Hamas fighters fired missiles from a hospital during the latest assault on Gaza, according to an exposé by a US-based NGO.

31st Oct 2014

LEGAL CORNER: Employer not negligent in commencing disciplinary proceedings

The Court of Appeal have just released their decision in the case of Coventry University v Dr Rubina Mian [2014] EWCA Civ 1275.

31st Oct 2014

LETTER: Israel and ISIS

Israel accuses the Palestinians of [using human shields] to justify their murder of over 500 children and yet this is what they are doing.

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