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Iraq: IS seize Iraqi border crossing with Syria
24th May 2015

Iraq: IS seize Iraqi border crossing with Syria

IS took control of al-Walid border crossing point with neighbouring Syria in Iraq's western province of Anbar.

Palestine: Israeli troops detain 4 children near Tulkarem
25th May 2015

Israeli troops detained 4 minors from a boys' school in village of Farun near Tulkarem.

Palestine: Israeli troops detain 4 children near Tulkarem

Palestine: Another violent attack on Palestinian family
25th May 2015

Israeli settlers in Hebron blocked entrance to Hashem Azzeh’s house & attacked his family with large rocks.

Palestine: Another violent attack on Palestinian family

Greece warns it has ‘no money’ to make IMF debt repayments
25th May 2015

Greece cannot make debt repayments to IMF due next month without more aid from its foreign lenders.

Greece warns it has ‘no money’ to make IMF debt repayments

UK:  Britain’s foreign EU residents disenfranchised in Brexit vote
25th May 2015

Most of 2.8 million citizens of other EU countries residing in UK will not be able to vote on membership if EU.

UK: Britain’s foreign EU residents disenfranchised in Brexit vote

US judge acquits white officer of killing black couple
24th May 2015

Officer who stood on hood of a car & fired into windshield, killing 2 unarmed black people, has been acquitted

US judge acquits white officer of killing black couple

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

UK: Bank of England confirms Brexit research after emailing error
23rd May 2015

Bank of England said it plans to research economic risks of Britain leaving EU.

UK: Bank of England confirms Brexit research after emailing error

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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