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Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and U.S. President Barack Obama attend a joint press conference following their talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

Ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Myanmar [Burma] in its capital Naypyidaw

Mosque set ablaze by Israeli settlers in West Bank village of al-Mughayir near Ramallah (Xinhua/Fadi Arouri)

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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Kenya: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 people in Mandera
22nd Nov 2014

Kenya: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 people in Mandera

Suspected Al Shabaab militants killed at least 28 people on a bus in Arabiya area, Mandera County.

Palestine: Dozens injured during clashes with Israeli settlers  in W Bank
22nd Nov 2014

Palestine: Dozens injured during clashes with Israeli settlers in W Bank

Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces & settlers in occupied W Bank & E Jerusalem

Palestine: Sexual abuse against Palestinian child detainees Reported
22nd Nov 2014

Palestine: Sexual abuse against Palestinian child detainees Reported

600 Palestinian children were arrested in Jerusalem since June, 40% were exposed to sexual abuse in detention.

Iraq: Turkey offers Iraq military assistance in war against ISIS
22nd Nov 2014

Iraq: Turkey offers Iraq military assistance in war against ISIS

PM Davutoglu tried to counter charges that Turkey is facilitating ISIS to Iraq by offering military assistance to Baghdad.

Bahrain strips three citizens of their nationality ahead of elections
21st Nov 2014

Bahrain strips three citizens of their nationality ahead of elections

A court jailed 3 Bahrainis & stripped them of their nationality for allegedly planning an attack against Bahraini police.

UK: Explosion in London hotel where Zardari was staying
22nd Nov 2014

UK: Explosion in London hotel where Zardari was staying

14 people were injured in a suspected gas explosion at a hotel in London where former Pr Zardari was staying

Afghanistan: Blast, conflicts kill 5, wound seven
22nd Nov 2014

Afghanistan: Blast, conflicts kill 5, wound seven

Bombs have left five people dead, injured seven in the conflict-ridden Afghanistan

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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