Iraq: Two car bombs kill 10 people in two Baghdad hotels
29th May 2015

Iraq: Two car bombs kill 10 people in two Baghdad hotels

Two car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels in Baghdad killed 10 people & wounded 27.

US: Washington subway bans Prophet Muhammad ads
29th May 2015

Washington subway banned all "issue" ads by anti-Muslim group depicting Prophet Muhammad in a cartoon.

US: Washington subway bans Prophet Muhammad ads

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian home in Negev
29th May 2015

Ongoing campaign by Israel to push Bedouin communities from Negev, Israel demolished Palestinian home.

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian home in Negev

Palestine: Land confiscated from Jerusalem village
29th May 2015

Israel confiscated eight dunams of land from occupied East Jerusalem village of Issawiya.

Palestine: Land confiscated from Jerusalem village

Germany waiting to hear Cameron’s vision of EU
29th May 2015

Prime Minister Cameron wants to promote EU reforms when he meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany waiting to hear Cameron’s vision of EU

Europe: US faces Europe in disarray at G7 summit
28th May 2015

Greece teeters on edge of default, Ukraine faces war with Russia, Britain threatens to leave the EU.

Europe: US faces Europe in disarray at G7 summit

UK: Referendum to ask if Britain should remain in EU
28th May 2015

Voters will be asked "Should United Kingdom remain member of European Union" in a referendum.

UK: Referendum to ask if Britain should remain in EU

India: No flat for her in Mumbai because she is Muslim
27th May 2015

Misbah Quadri was thrown out of her flat in Mumbai because she was a Muslim.

India: No flat for her in Mumbai because she is Muslim

Pakistan: Gunmen kill three cops in Karachi
27th May 2015

3 policemen were killed by unidentified attackers in Karachi's Bhangoria Goth area of Karachi.

Pakistan: Gunmen kill three cops in Karachi

Switzerland: FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges
27th May 2015

Six officials from FIFA have been taken arrested suspected of having accepted millions of dollars in bribes.

Switzerland: FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges

Afghanistan: Taliban claims latest attack on Kabul guesthouse
27th May 2015

All-night siege in Kabul ended in with the deaths of four heavily armed attackers. No civilians were killed.

Afghanistan: Taliban claims latest attack on Kabul guesthouse

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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