India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state
27th Aug 2015

India: Nine dead in protests in Indian PM’s home state

9 people died in Gujarat which witnessed incidents of violence and rioting in many districts during protests.

Palestine: 1,000 Gaza children disabled by Israel’s 2014 onslaught
27th Aug 2015

1,000 Palestinian children in Gaza sustained permanent disabilities during last year’s 51-day Israeli military onslaught.

Palestine: 1,000 Gaza children disabled by Israel’s 2014 onslaught

US: American journalists shot dead on live broadcast
27th Aug 2015

Two American journalists were shot dead in Virginia during a live television broadcast.

US: American journalists shot dead on live broadcast

Palestine: 20 Palestinian women barred from entering Al Aqsa, Israeli settlers allowed in
24th Aug 2015

20 Palestinian women barred from entering al-Aqsa mosque, while allowing Israeli settlers into the mosque’s compound.

Palestine: 20 Palestinian women barred from entering Al Aqsa, Israeli settlers allowed in

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet
26th Aug 2015

TV sports channel removed former baseball great Curt Schilling from its broadcast after he tweeted that equated Muslims to Nazis.

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of raping children
26th Aug 2015

South Sudan forces raped children, razed to ground entire villages during its recent offensive that began in April.

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of raping children

Palestine:  Israeli soldiers detain two teens in Jerusalem
26th Aug 2015

Israeli soldiers detained two Palestinian teens in Ras al-‘Amoud neighborhood, in Silwan town.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain two teens in Jerusalem

Turkey: Flood, landslides kill seven in province of Artvin
25th Aug 2015

Flood and landslides in Turkish province of Artvin claimed seven lives.

Turkey: Flood, landslides kill seven in province of Artvin

US rules out opening embassy in Iran after UK move
25th Aug 2015

US announced it has "no intention" to reopen embassy in Tehran, just one day after UK reopened its diplomatic mission.

US rules out opening embassy in Iran after UK move

Iran: Zarif, Hammond praise reopening of UK, Iranian embassies
24th Aug 2015

Rereopening of embassies in Tehran & London marks the first step in the rebuilding of bilateral ties.

Iran: Zarif, Hammond praise reopening of UK, Iranian embassies

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala
24th Aug 2015

Hundreds of angry demonstrators stormed Govt building in province of Karbala.

Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis storm government building in Karbala

Issue 315 - Friday 16th July 2015 - Top Stories

Srebrenica forever on conscience of international community
17th Jul 2015

Srebrenica forever on conscience of international community

Twenty years ago, more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred by Serbian Christian paramilitary in Srebrenica in the biggest single atrocity committed in Europe since World War Two. At the time, little was said about the heinous crimes in what was designated UN Safe Area and under the watch of the UN's Protection Force.

Nottingham Muslim graves vandalism treated as a hate crime
17th Jul 2015

Nottingham Muslim graves vandalism treated as a hate crime

Nottingham City Council confirmed it was treating vandalism in the city’s High Wood Cemetery as an Islamophobic incident

Editorial

17th Jul 2015

Cameron fuelling own terrorism narrative

In a speech in Slovakia, Prime Minister, David Cameron, had the audacity to virtually accuse British Muslims of “quietly condoning” what he described as Islamist extremist ideology.

Other Stories

LEGAL CORNER: Muslim woman not banned from wearing a Jilbab
17th Jul 2015

There have been many publicised incidents where a conflict has arisen between a work uniform or dress code and a Muslim woman’s desire to wear modest clothing. That was the subject matter of a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Ms Begum v Pedagogy Auras Ltd

LEGAL CORNER: Muslim woman not banned from wearing a Jilbab

17th Jul 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Media’s role in shaping attitudes towards Gaza

Israel and Gaza: Behind the Media Veil.</em></strong><strong> Edited by Ibrahim Hewitt. London: MEMO Publishers. Pp.124. PB. 2015

OBITUARY: FOSIS president Bashir Osman dies aged 25
17th Jul 2015

The head of the UK and Ireland’s largest Muslim student group, Bashir Osman, tragically died in a drowning incident on July 4, aged just 25.

OBITUARY: FOSIS president Bashir Osman dies aged 25

Support for new runaways at Heathrow and Gatwick
17th Jul 2015

Gareth Thomas MP: I believe we need to take decisive steps to ensure London remains a city of enterprise that encourages business. That is why I am backing new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick

Support for new runaways at Heathrow and Gatwick

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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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