Yemen: 27 Houthis killed by al-Qa’ida attacks
4th Mar 2015

Yemen: 27 Houthis killed by al-Qa’ida attacks

Al-Qa'ida attacks against Houthis in al-Bayda province killed 27, wounded dozens.

US: Obama dismisses Netanyahu’s Congress speech as ‘theater’
4th Mar 2015

President Obama has given short shrift to Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu's Congress speech.

US: Obama dismisses Netanyahu’s Congress speech as ‘theater’

Syria: Agreement between Walid Jumblatt & Al-Nusra Front
4th Mar 2015

Al-Nusra Front & Lebanese MP Walid Jumblatt agreed on protection of Druze community in Idlib.

Syria: Agreement between Walid Jumblatt & Al-Nusra Front

Syria: Israel detains 3 Syrians in Occupied Golan Heights
4th Mar 2015

Syria urged UN Sec Council to enforce resolutions re Israel’s withdrawal from occupied Golan Heights.

Syria: Israel detains 3 Syrians in Occupied Golan Heights

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 5 Palestinians near Bethlehem
4th Mar 2015

Israeli soldiers with Israeli settlers attacked 5 Palestinians near Bethlehem & kidnapped them.

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 5 Palestinians near Bethlehem

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 3 children in Hebron
4th Mar 2015

Israeli soldiers kidnapped 3 children Hebron.

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 3 children in Hebron

Issue 310 - Friday 27th February 2015 - Top Stories

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims
27th Feb 2015

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims

The “execution-style” murders of three young American Muslims near the University of North Carolina on February 11, has reignited the debate about media bias towards Muslim victims of violent crimes.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim Charities Forum contests withdrawal of funding from Department of communities and local Government

The Muslim Charities Forum is threatening to sue the Government for arbitrarily withdrawing funding for a Faith Minorities in Action project following unfounded allegations made in the Daily Telegraph newspaper.

Editorial

27th Feb 2015

New draconian anti terror laws passed

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 allows the Government to invalidate passports of British citizens, prevent British citizens returning home and internally exile British citizens for up to two years. Most dangerously, the law also places statutory authorities to implement the Prevent extremism strategy.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim lives worth less than others’

A death is a death. A killing is a killing. A massacre is a massacre. It all seems straightforward until it relates to Muslims. Islamophobia is rife in Europe and America though most may not know it. Terrorist incidents are rightfully condemned worldwide as is anti-Semitism when not used as a cover to prevent criticism of Israel. Yet, when it comes to hate crimes and the brutal murder of Muslims they are played down if not totally ignored.

Other Stories

27th Feb 2015

LEGAL CORNER: Offensive tweets: sufficient to dismiss?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently adjudicated upon the first appeal to be heard about a dismissal relating to the use of Twitter (Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT 0188/14).

Muslim primary schools continue to excel
27th Feb 2015

Muslim primary schools have again exceeded the national average pass rate in the Key Stage 2 (or equivalent) Level 4 and above exams, a level expected for 11-year-olds in their last year in primary school.

Muslim primary schools continue to excel

27th Feb 2015

Muslims unite in charity

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies
27th Feb 2015

Leading biologist Dr Layla Zakaria Abdel Rahman died on January 28 at her home in Didsbury aged 59 after a fight against cancer.

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies

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