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 316 - Friday 28th July 2015 - Top Stories

28th Aug 2015

Safeguarding Muslim children from Daesh and Prevent

Despite his nods to inequality, Islamophobia and alienation, Cameron’s emphasis on religious ideology or extremism as the crucial element showed Michael Gove’s continuing influence. He went further than before to link the notion of perverted ideology to the official support and promotion of Islamic reform, the indirect conflation of religious conservatism

28th Aug 2015

Muslim charities arbitrarily labelled as terrorists

The world’s most recognised bank check company has been implicated in the arbitrary closure of accounts belonging to a series of UK-registered Muslim charities and individuals after apparently being falsely smeared or associated with terrorism

Editorial

28th Aug 2015

Cameron’s counter terrorism policy demonising the whole Muslim community

There isn’t a week that goes by without another policy from the Government demonising, belittling and condescending Muslims. Misguidedly the Prevent strategy has now been extended to incorporate not just violent but “non-violent extremism”

Other Stories

28th Aug 2015

Legal Corner: Christian dismissed for telling colleague that ‘homosexuality is a sin’ the victim of discrimination

The Employment Tribunal were recently asked to consider a case brought by Miss Mbuyi against her former employer Newpark Childcare (Shepherds Bush) Ltd (Case No 3300656/2014).

28th Aug 2015

BOOK REVIEW: Hidden world of influential Muslim women

Consorts of the Caliphs: Women and the Court of Baghdad. By Ibn al-Sa’i al-Baghdadi, New York: New York University Press. Pp 226. HB. 2015. £19.99

28th Aug 2015

UK-Iran re-establish relations

Exclusive: Interview Iran’s non-resident Charge d’Affaires to the UK -
Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh

28th Aug 2015

Javid ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza conflict

Sajid Javid’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced on July 14 that it is to lift a partial arms embargo on Israel that was imposed toward the end of last year’s Gaza conflict

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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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