Pakistan: Three PTI workers killed in Abbottabad
3rd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Three PTI workers killed in Abbottabad

Three activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf were killed, 2 injured, in incident of violence related to local elections.

China: 14 rescued in Yangtze sinking, over 430 missing
3rd Jun 2015

14 people were rescued, 7 confirmed dead, after passenger ship carrying 456 people capsized in Yangtze River.

China: 14 rescued in Yangtze sinking, over 430 missing

Palestine: Israeli forces raid homes near Nablus, detain student
3rd Jun 2015

Israeli forces stormed Deir Sharaf west of Nablus ransacking several homes before they detained a young man.

Palestine: Israeli forces raid homes near Nablus, detain student

France: US-led coalition to ramp up operations against IS
3rd Jun 2015

Military leaders have agreed to bolster strategic operations in Iraq against Islamic State.

France: US-led coalition to ramp up operations against IS

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 17 Palestinians in W Bank, Jerusalem
3rd Jun 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 17 Palestinians across West Bank, including seven in East Jerusalem.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 17 Palestinians in W Bank, Jerusalem

US, UN push Houthis for renewed Yemen peace talks
3rd Jun 2015

US held talks with Houthis last week, negotiating hostage release & solution to the conflict in Yemen.

US, UN push Houthis for renewed Yemen peace talks

Nigeria: Oil tanker explosion kills 69 in Anambra
2nd Jun 2015

Oil tanker truck exploded in a bus station in state of Anambra, killing 69 and wounding dozens.

Nigeria: Oil tanker explosion kills 69 in Anambra

South Sudan expels UN aid coordinator
2nd Jun 2015

UN announced expulsion of one of its deputies from South Sudan. UN believes due to it's critique of Govt.

South Sudan expels UN aid coordinator

India: 2,200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areas
1st Jun 2015

A scorching heatwave swept large parts of the country as death toll in past 3 weeks crossed 2,200.

India: 2,200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areas

Issue 313 - Friday 22nd May 2015 - Top Stories

Editorial

22nd May 2015

Focus of next five years must be on unity

Congratulations must go to the Conservatives for their unexpected win at the general elections. The victory is all the more amazing given their pledge to drive through a £30 billion austerity package, including £12 bn in unspecified welfare cuts. Compared with Labour, it seemed much more professionally, ruthless and strategically planned with the vital help of the majority of the press.

Other Stories

22nd May 2015

Commission investigates Hindu charity’s endorsement of the Tories

The charity regulator is to investigate whether a Hindu umbrella group has breached political neutrality regulations after it seemingly endorsed the Conservatives during the general elections.

22nd May 2015

Send Muslim migrants to Saudi Arabia’, urges Jewish UKIP candidate

A Jewish UKIP candidate said British rescue workers should send Muslim migrants to Saudi Arabia and welcome Christians.

Former Liverpool defender teams up with Manchester Muslim school
22nd May 2015

Students from Kassim Darwish Grammar School enjoyed football coaching sessions with former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher on May 5. The Manchester based boys school is the only Muslim institution to take part in the coaching programme which takes part in both the school’s premises and in the Carragher’s Sports Academy the Brunswick centre in Bootle.

Former Liverpool defender teams up with Manchester Muslim school

22nd May 2015

China forces Muslims to sell alcohol and cigarettes

Authorities in China have ordered shopkeepers and restaurateurs in a village in the mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang to sell alcohol and cigarettes in an attempt to weaken Islam in the region.

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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 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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