Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash
1st Jul 2015

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash

Indonesian Air Force plane ploughed into a residential area killing 140 people.

Burundi: 10,000 refugees flee Burundi amid rising tensions
1st Jul 2015

10,000 refugees fled Burundi before Govt closed all its borders ahead of legislative election.

Burundi: 10,000 refugees flee Burundi amid rising tensions

Palestine: Elderly man injured by Israeli settlers near Ramallah
1st Jul 2015

60-year-old man was injured by Israeli settlers near the main entrance of his village near Ramallah

Palestine: Elderly man injured by Israeli settlers near Ramallah

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain 2 Palestinian children
1st Jul 2015

Israeli soldiers detained 2 Palestinian children in Yatta town, near Hebron, demolished 3 tents, sheds.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain 2 Palestinian children

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5
30th Jun 2015

Indonesian air force plane crashed in a residential area of North Sumatra province’s capital.

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla
30th Jun 2015

A human rights group said another ship will head to Gaza as part of Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques
29th Jun 2015

Call to prayer may be music to ears of faithful, but officials have decided it’s just a little too loud.

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum
29th Jun 2015

Greek Govt closed banks & imposed capital controls on withdrawal.

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum

Mali: Six killed in gunbattle
28th Jun 2015

Six people have been killed in clashes with armed groups in Nara, Mali.

Mali: Six killed in gunbattle

28th Jun 2015

Greek parliament votes for referendum on bailout deal

Greek parliament voted to hold referendum on continuing country's bailout.

Issue 314 - Friday 19th June 2015 - Top Stories

Persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar is Genocide, say Nobel Peace laureates
19th Jun 2015

Persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar is Genocide, say Nobel Peace laureates

A two-day conference in Oslo focusing on ending the persecution of Myanmar’s (Burma) Rohingya Muslims concluded with a call from seven Nobel Peace Laureates describing the plight of one of the world’s most oppressed groups as nothing less than a genocide.

United Airlines passenger subjected to Islamophobic treatment
19th Jun 2015

United Airlines passenger subjected to Islamophobic treatment

United Airlines is facing a boycott campaign after a Muslim passenger said she was subjected Islamophobic treatment by a flight attendant. Tahera Ahmad said a United attendant on the flight from Chicago to Washington on May 29 refused to give her an unopened can of coke, telling her it could be used “as a weapon.”

Editorial

19th Jun 2015

Adrift at sea without hope or help

More than one million Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (Burma) have long been labelled as among the world’s most severely persecuted ethnic groups. The Myanmar Government has gone to extraordinary lengths to pretend they do not even exist.

Other Stories

LEGAL CORNER: Bakery guilty of discrimination for not making a cake supporting gay marriage
19th Jun 2015

The media was awash with stories of the ‘gay cake’ case this month and the decision sparked heated discussion and debate from all angles.

LEGAL CORNER: Bakery guilty of discrimination for not making a cake supporting gay marriage

19th Jun 2015

Nigerian American graduates from Harvard aged 20

A Nigerian American woman has made headlines around the world after graduating from Harvard with a neurobiology degree aged just 20.

19th Jun 2015

Exclusive: Almost 200 Muslim councillors elected in local elections

187 Muslim councillors were elected (out of 589 Muslim candidates) in the local elections one on May 7.

19th Jun 2015

Ramadan Messages

Ramadan messages from PM David Cameron, Harriet Harman, Nicola Sturgeon, Baroness Brinton and Carwyn Jones

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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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