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Saudi Arabia: Suicide bomber strikes at Shia Muslim mosque several casualties
22nd May 2015

Saudi Arabia: Suicide bomber strikes at Shia Muslim mosque several casualties

A suicide bomber blew himself up at Shia Muslim mosque in Qatif during Friday prayers, killing 30.

Mexico: Dozens killed in shoot-out involving police
23rd May 2015

39 people are reported to have been killed in shoot-out in municipality of Tanhuato, in state of Michoacán.

Mexico: Dozens killed in shoot-out involving police

Palestine: Palestinian boy, 10, critically injured by Israeli rubber bullet in Jerusalem
22nd May 2015

Palestinian boy shot by Israeli soldiers injured with fractured skull, jaw, left ear, had surgery to remove left eye.

Palestine: Palestinian boy, 10, critically injured by Israeli rubber bullet in Jerusalem

Russia: Moscow offers Baghdad military aid, investment
22nd May 2015

Iraq's leader began two-day visit to Russia to cement further support against Islamic State.

Russia: Moscow offers Baghdad military aid, investment

US: Obama gives non-NATO ally status to Tunisia
22nd May 2015

US designated Tunisia major non-NATO ally, promising enhanced military cooperation.

US: Obama gives non-NATO ally status to Tunisia

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 9 Palestinians in W Bank
22nd May 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 9 Palestinians in W Bank. Israeli settlers attack a man in Hebron.

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 9 Palestinians in W Bank

Myanmar to attend crisis meeting over Rohingya refugees
22nd May 2015

Myanmar leaders are to attend a regional conference on the migrant crisis next week

Myanmar to attend crisis meeting over Rohingya refugees

Palestine: Israeli soldiers uproot 20 Dunams of agricultural lands
22nd May 2015

Israeli army bulldozers uprooted 20 Dunams of Palestinian farmlands west of Bethlehem.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers uproot 20 Dunams of agricultural lands

India: Firm rejects MBA graduate’s job application because he is Muslim
21st May 2015

Mumbai-based diamond export company has allegedly rejected job application of graduate because he is Muslim.

India: Firm rejects MBA graduate’s job application because he is Muslim

Issue 313 - Friday 22nd May 2015 - Top Stories

Editorial

22nd May 2015

Focus of next five years must be on unity

Congratulations must go to the Conservatives for their unexpected win at the general elections. The victory is all the more amazing given their pledge to drive through a £30 billion austerity package, including £12 bn in unspecified welfare cuts. Compared with Labour, it seemed much more professionally, ruthless and strategically planned with the vital help of the majority of the press.

Other Stories

22nd May 2015

Commission investigates Hindu charity’s endorsement of the Tories

The charity regulator is to investigate whether a Hindu umbrella group has breached political neutrality regulations after it seemingly endorsed the Conservatives during the general elections.

22nd May 2015

Send Muslim migrants to Saudi Arabia’, urges Jewish UKIP candidate

A Jewish UKIP candidate said British rescue workers should send Muslim migrants to Saudi Arabia and welcome Christians.

Former Liverpool defender teams up with Manchester Muslim school
22nd May 2015

Students from Kassim Darwish Grammar School enjoyed football coaching sessions with former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher on May 5. The Manchester based boys school is the only Muslim institution to take part in the coaching programme which takes part in both the school’s premises and in the Carragher’s Sports Academy the Brunswick centre in Bootle.

Former Liverpool defender teams up with Manchester Muslim school

22nd May 2015

China forces Muslims to sell alcohol and cigarettes

Authorities in China have ordered shopkeepers and restaurateurs in a village in the mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang to sell alcohol and cigarettes in an attempt to weaken Islam in the region.

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The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on 25 March in central 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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