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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

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2014 PM Cameron & Editor of The Muslim News Ahmed J Versi. Nominate for the awards

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Morocco: 32 dead from floods in southern Morocco
25th Nov 2014

Morocco: 32 dead from floods in southern Morocco

32 people were killed after heavy rain and floods struck southern Morocco, destroying houses, vehicles and roads.

Egypt: Building collapses in Cairo, revealing major flaws in Egypt’s housing sector
26th Nov 2014

Egypt: Building collapses in Cairo, revealing major flaws in Egypt’s housing sector

A building in which two floors had been added illegally collapsed, killing 15 people, burying 7 more in the rubble

Palestine: Child injured after being rammed by Israeli settler’s vehicle
26th Nov 2014

Palestine: Child injured after being rammed by Israeli settler’s vehicle

A child suffered several fractures & bruises, after being struck by speeding Israeli settler’s vehicle.

Iraq: Clashes erupt between ISIS, Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery
26th Nov 2014

Iraq: Clashes erupt between ISIS, Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery

ISIS battled Iraqi forces in center of Baiji a week after army broke their prolonged siege of the oil refinery.

Austria: Iran, West extend nuclear talks to June after failing to meet deadline
25th Nov 2014

Austria: Iran, West extend nuclear talks to June after failing to meet deadline

Iran & world powers failed in diplomatic push to seal a landmark nuclear deal by its Monday deadline.

Libyan pro-Govt fighters wrest control of key town from rebels
25th Nov 2014

Libyan pro-Govt fighters wrest control of key town from rebels

Fighters loyal to Libya's internationally-recognized Govt seized control of key western town of Kekla.

Palestine: Isralei soldiers kidnap Palestinian near Hebron
26th Nov 2014

Palestine: Isralei soldiers kidnap Palestinian near Hebron

Israeli soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian at entrance of al-‘Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron city.

Palestine: Eight Palestinians, incl children, kidnapped in Jerusalem
26th Nov 2014

Palestine: Eight Palestinians, incl children, kidnapped in Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers kidnapped eight Palestinians, including five children, in Jerusalem Old City.

Israel: Netanyahu’s push for Jewish nationality law risks Israeli coalition
25th Nov 2014

Israel: Netanyahu’s push for Jewish nationality law risks Israeli coalition

Israeli PM is to pass bill calling for identification of Israel as a Jewish nation state. This has drawn racism accusations.

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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