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Tunisians cast ballot at a polling station in Tunis, capital of Tunisia to elect country's first president since the removal of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011 protests. (Xinhua/Pan Xiaojing)

Israeli woman in Silwan attacked Nima Abu Hadwan with pepper spray while she was sleeping. (MaanImages)

Protest calling for boycotting of Bahrain’s elections [Photo By Majed Tareef]

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

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Afghanistan: 45 killed, 60 injured in eastern Afghan suicide attack
24th Nov 2014

Afghanistan: 45 killed, 60 injured in eastern Afghan suicide attack

45 people were killed, 60 wounded after suicide bomb attack shocked a volleyball ground in Paktika province.

Palestine: Israel army shoots dead Palestinian in Gaza
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israel army shoots dead Palestinian in Gaza

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian farmer near the border in northern Gaza.

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli explosive in West Bank
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli explosive in West Bank

Palestinian shepherd was killed when an Israeli explosive, dropped by the army during training, detonated near him.

Palestine: Several Palestinians injured in Israeli attacks across West Bank
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Several Palestinians injured in Israeli attacks across West Bank

Several Palestinians were injured amidst a wave of escalating violence against Palestinians by Israeli soldiers & settlers.

Palestine: Palestinian teen seriously injured, 2 taken at Gaza border
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Palestinian teen seriously injured, 2 taken at Gaza border

A Palestinian teenager was seriously injured, while two others were abducted by Israeli forces in Gaza Strip.

Bahrain opposition slams ‘ridiculous’ official voter turnout rate
24th Nov 2014

Bahrain opposition slams ‘ridiculous’ official voter turnout rate

Bahrain regime claimed turnout in the elections at 51.5% whilst the opposition put the figure at 30%.

Palestine: Israeli military beat & detain young men in Hebron
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli military beat & detain young men in Hebron

Israeli forces beat and detained young Palestinians on Tel Rumeida hill in al-Khalil (Hebron).

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian woman in Jerusalem
24th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian woman in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian woman at a military roadblock, near Shu’fat refugee camp.

US police fatally shoot 12-year-old boy holding fake gun
24th Nov 2014

US police fatally shoot 12-year-old boy holding fake gun

Police in Cleveland, Ohio shot dead 12-year-old African American boy who was waving a replica gun.

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.

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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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