Nigerian ‘teenagers, elderly’ among scores killed by Boko Haram
6th Mar 2015

Nigerian ‘teenagers, elderly’ among scores killed by Boko Haram

Gunmen attacked remote village of Njaba in NE Nigeria, killing 68 people, including teenagers.

Saudi Foreign Min urges Coalition to fight IS on the ground
6th Mar 2015

Prince Saud al-Faisal called on US-led coalition to fight IS on the ground.

Saudi Foreign Min urges Coalition to fight IS on the ground

Iraq: IS torches oil wells as Iraqi army pushes to Mosul
6th Mar 2015

IS set fire to Iraqi oil wells in Ajil field east of Tikrit to try to hinder aerial attacks.

Iraq: IS torches oil wells as Iraqi army pushes to Mosul

Palestine: Two fishers shot, 4 kidnapped in Gaza waters
6th Mar 2015

Israeli navy attacked Palestinian fishing boats, wounding 3 fishers, kidnapped four near Sudaniyya.

Palestine: Two fishers shot, 4 kidnapped in Gaza waters

Palestine: Israeli soldiers fire smoke bombs, live rounds, in Gaza
6th Mar 2015

Israeli soldiers fired smoke bombs & live ammunition at Palestinian homes.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers fire smoke bombs, live rounds, in Gaza

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap lawyer near Hebron
6th Mar 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped a lawyer in Safa area north of Beit Ummar in district of Hebron.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap lawyer near Hebron

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn Palestinian cars near Ramallah
6th Mar 2015

Israeli settlers torched 2 Palestinian cars, wrote racist graffiti in al-Mogheer village.

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn Palestinian cars near Ramallah

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 minors near Ramallah
6th Mar 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 5 teens in Deir Netham village near Ramallah.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 minors near Ramallah

Issue 310 - Friday 27th February 2015 - Top Stories

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims
27th Feb 2015

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims

The “execution-style” murders of three young American Muslims near the University of North Carolina on February 11, has reignited the debate about media bias towards Muslim victims of violent crimes.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim Charities Forum contests withdrawal of funding from Department of communities and local Government

The Muslim Charities Forum is threatening to sue the Government for arbitrarily withdrawing funding for a Faith Minorities in Action project following unfounded allegations made in the Daily Telegraph newspaper.

Editorial

27th Feb 2015

New draconian anti terror laws passed

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 allows the Government to invalidate passports of British citizens, prevent British citizens returning home and internally exile British citizens for up to two years. Most dangerously, the law also places statutory authorities to implement the Prevent extremism strategy.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim lives worth less than others’

A death is a death. A killing is a killing. A massacre is a massacre. It all seems straightforward until it relates to Muslims. Islamophobia is rife in Europe and America though most may not know it. Terrorist incidents are rightfully condemned worldwide as is anti-Semitism when not used as a cover to prevent criticism of Israel. Yet, when it comes to hate crimes and the brutal murder of Muslims they are played down if not totally ignored.

Other Stories

27th Feb 2015

LEGAL CORNER: Offensive tweets: sufficient to dismiss?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently adjudicated upon the first appeal to be heard about a dismissal relating to the use of Twitter (Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT 0188/14).

Muslim primary schools continue to excel
27th Feb 2015

Muslim primary schools have again exceeded the national average pass rate in the Key Stage 2 (or equivalent) Level 4 and above exams, a level expected for 11-year-olds in their last year in primary school.

Muslim primary schools continue to excel

27th Feb 2015

Muslims unite in charity

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies
27th Feb 2015

Leading biologist Dr Layla Zakaria Abdel Rahman died on January 28 at her home in Didsbury aged 59 after a fight against cancer.

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies

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