Iraq: Bombs and rockets on Baghdad kill eight
28th Feb 2015

Iraq: Bombs and rockets on Baghdad kill eight

Eight people were killed by bombs & rocket fire in Baghdad.

Yemen’s Hadi meet UN Envoy in Aden
28th Feb 2015

Yemen President Hadi met UN envoy in Aden, as political confrontations continued in the country.

Yemen’s Hadi meet UN Envoy in Aden

US spy chief: Fighting ISIS not Turkish priority
28th Feb 2015

Turkey does not place high priority on fighting ISIS. So foreign fighters are able to travel through Turkey

US spy chief: Fighting ISIS not Turkish priority

Kerry: Netanyahu “was wrong” on opposing Iran nuclear talks
27th Feb 2015

US Sec of State Kerry said Israeli PM Netanyahu was wrong to oppose negotiations with Iran

Kerry: Netanyahu “was wrong” on opposing Iran nuclear talks

Palestine: 5 Palestinians kidnapped near Ramallah, one near Jenin
27th Feb 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 5 Palestinians near Jenin, one near Ramallah.

Palestine: 5 Palestinians kidnapped near Ramallah, one near Jenin

Palestine: Israeli settlers spray-paint racist graffiti on Nablus school
27th Feb 2015

Israeli settlers spray-painted racist graffiti, "Death to Arabs" on walls of Palestinian school in Urif.

Palestine: Israeli settlers spray-paint racist graffiti on Nablus school

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque again
27th Feb 2015

Israeli settlers again stormed courtyards of Al Aqsa Mosque under protection of police

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque again

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 is now part of the statute books after progressing through the Houses of Parliament on a compressed timetable and receiving Royal Assent on February 12. In summary, the legislation 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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