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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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Afghanistan: British embassy vehicle hit in deadly Kabul suicide attack
27th Nov 2014

Afghanistan: British embassy vehicle hit in deadly Kabul suicide attack

Several people were killed and wounded in a suicide attack on a British embassy car in Kabul.

Palestine: “Killing Hamas” taught as basic right for 2nd Grade students
27th Nov 2014

Palestine: “Killing Hamas” taught as basic right for 2nd Grade students

An Israeli school gave a worksheet to students which includes, in a list of rights, right of "Killing Hamas".

Egypt sentences 78 minors up to 5 years in jail
27th Nov 2014

Egypt sentences 78 minors up to 5 years in jail

Egyptian court sentenced 78 minors between 2 & 5 years in prison for taking part in demonstrations.

Qatar training Syria rebels as Muallem seeks political solution in Russia
27th Nov 2014

Qatar training Syria rebels as Muallem seeks political solution in Russia

At a Qatar base, with help of US, has been covertly training “moderate” Syria rebels to fight Syria & ISIS.

Palestine: Israeli police assault & abduct woman & disabled mother in E Jerusalem
27th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli police assault & abduct woman & disabled mother in E Jerusalem

Disabled Jerusalemite woman along with her daughter were assaulted & kidnapped by Israeli police,.

Lebanon: Families of abducted soldiers seek help from Nasrallah
27th Nov 2014

Lebanon: Families of abducted soldiers seek help from Nasrallah

Families of abducted soldiers called on Nasrallah to help free their sons abducted by ISIS & al Nusra Front.

Bahrain jails 12 as authorities continue crackdown on protesters
27th Nov 2014

Bahrain jails 12 as authorities continue crackdown on protesters

Bahraini court sentenced 2 former inmates who escaped from prison & 4 accomplices up to 15 years in prison.

Palestine: Israeli settlers assault Palestinian resident of Jerusalem
27th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers assault Palestinian resident of Jerusalem

Israeli settlers assaulted a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, causing injuries in neck and back.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 12 Palestinians in West Bank
27th Nov 2014

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 12 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 12 Palestinians in different parts of occupied West Bank.

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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