Iraqi warplane accidentally kills 4 in Baghdad
7th Jul 2015

Iraqi warplane accidentally kills 4 in Baghdad

Iraqi warplane accidentally bombed number of residential homes east of Baghdad.

Nepal’s Christians, Muslims slam draft constitution
7th Jul 2015

Nepali Christian & Muslims protested a draft of constitution for failing to protect their rights.

Nepal’s Christians, Muslims slam draft constitution

Palestine: Israeli army detains 15 Palestinians
7th Jul 2015

Israeli soldiers detained 15 Palestinians across W Bank & near Gaza Border.

Palestine: Israeli army detains 15 Palestinians

Palestine: Child injured by police vehicle in Jerusalem
7th Jul 2015

Eight-year-old Palestinian child was injured after being struck by Israeli police vehicle.

Palestine: Child injured by police vehicle in Jerusalem

Nigeria: 30 feared dead in NW Nigeria after attack on villages
6th Jul 2015

30 people were killed after gunmen raided villages in Zamfara State.

Nigeria: 30 feared dead in NW Nigeria after attack on villages

Turkey: Fifth day of protests against China fasting ban
6th Jul 2015

The protests have taken place across Turkey about Beijing banning fasting on Uighur people.

Turkey: Fifth day of protests against China fasting ban

Issue 314 - Friday 19th June 2015 - Top Stories

Persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar is Genocide, say Nobel Peace laureates
19th Jun 2015

Persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar is Genocide, say Nobel Peace laureates

A two-day conference in Oslo focusing on ending the persecution of Myanmar’s (Burma) Rohingya Muslims concluded with a call from seven Nobel Peace Laureates describing the plight of one of the world’s most oppressed groups as nothing less than a genocide.

United Airlines passenger subjected to Islamophobic treatment
19th Jun 2015

United Airlines passenger subjected to Islamophobic treatment

United Airlines is facing a boycott campaign after a Muslim passenger said she was subjected Islamophobic treatment by a flight attendant. Tahera Ahmad said a United attendant on the flight from Chicago to Washington on May 29 refused to give her an unopened can of coke, telling her it could be used “as a weapon.”

Editorial

19th Jun 2015

Adrift at sea without hope or help

More than one million Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (Burma) have long been labelled as among the world’s most severely persecuted ethnic groups. The Myanmar Government has gone to extraordinary lengths to pretend they do not even exist.

Other Stories

LEGAL CORNER: Bakery guilty of discrimination for not making a cake supporting gay marriage
19th Jun 2015

The media was awash with stories of the ‘gay cake’ case this month and the decision sparked heated discussion and debate from all angles.

LEGAL CORNER: Bakery guilty of discrimination for not making a cake supporting gay marriage

19th Jun 2015

Nigerian American graduates from Harvard aged 20

A Nigerian American woman has made headlines around the world after graduating from Harvard with a neurobiology degree aged just 20.

19th Jun 2015

Exclusive: Almost 200 Muslim councillors elected in local elections

187 Muslim councillors were elected (out of 589 Muslim candidates) in the local elections one on May 7.

19th Jun 2015

Ramadan Messages

Ramadan messages from PM David Cameron, Harriet Harman, Nicola Sturgeon, Baroness Brinton and Carwyn Jones

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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 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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