France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %
4th Jul 2015

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %

[Photographer: Muslims perform this year’s first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on the eve of Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Great Mosque in Paris, France on June 17, 2015.Onur Usta/Anadolu Agency] By Ayşe Hümeyra Atılgan   PARIS (AA): – Islamophobic acts in France … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack weekly protest in Bil’in
4th Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack weekly protest in Bil’in

[Photo By Haitham Al-Khatib] IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing scores of residents to suffer the effects of tear … Continued

Palestine: One detained, many injured in Nabi Saleh protest
4th Jul 2015

Palestine: One detained, many injured in Nabi Saleh protest

[Photo: Popular Struggle Coordination Committee]   IMEMC News: One Palestinian was kidnapped, while four were shot with rubber-coated metal bullets, and scores suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, after Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest in Nabi Saleh village, … Continued

Blakemore Wholesale launch new range of Halal products with bruneihalal
3rd Jul 2015

Blakemore Wholesale launch new range of Halal products with bruneihalal

Brunei Halal Press Release: Blakemore Wholesale have ventured into what will hopefully be a long-term partnership with Ghanim International UK Ltd to offer their clients a new, unique and dynamic brand of Halal products at extremely competitive prices. The partnership … Continued

3rd Jul 2015

UK mulls airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria

[Germany’s Minister of Interior Thomas de Maiziere (2nd L), Minister of Interior of France Bernard Cazeneuve (L), Minister of Interior of United Kingdom Theresa May (2nd R) and Minister of Interior of Tunisia Najem Gharsalli (C) lay flowers on beach … Continued

Pakistan: 19 killed in train crash
3rd Jul 2015

Pakistan: 19 killed in train crash

[Pakistani rescue workers takes part in a rescue operation after train compartments fell into a canal following the partial collapse of a bridge in Wazirabad in the Punjab province, Pakistan on July 2, 2015. Photographer: Rana Irfan Ali/Anadolu Agency]   … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army uproots lands
3rd Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli army uproots lands

[Image Palestine TV]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Yatta town, east of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and handed demolition orders against a home, and a water well. Soldiers also invaded Beit … Continued

Palestine: Britain still arming Israel despite targeting of Gazans
3rd Jul 2015

Palestine: Britain still arming Israel despite targeting of Gazans

[Image Creative Commons 15 July 2014 Gaza attack]   IMEMC News & Agencies: The British government has been accused of ignoring evidence that its weaponry may have been used by Israel in its assault on Gaza, last year, after fresh … Continued

Palestine: Troops attack commemoration of murder of Abu Khdeir
3rd Jul 2015

Palestine: Troops attack commemoration of murder of Abu Khdeir

[Memorial service for anniversary of death of Abu Khdeir (image from Zalameh on Twitter)]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC News: As hundreds of Palestinians gathered in the Shoafat neighborhood of East Jerusalem Thursday, one year after 16-year old Mohammed … Continued

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in ‘mosque massacre’
2nd Jul 2015

Nigeria: Dozens feared dead in ‘mosque massacre’

{Photo archive: An inside view of the damaged mosque after a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in Maiduguri, Nigeria on May 30. Photo: AA] By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Dozens of civilians, some fear as … Continued

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims
2nd Jul 2015

Bosnia: Ban accepts UN failed Srebrenica victims

[President of UN General Assembly Sam Kutesa (L), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (C) and Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to UN Mirsada Colakovic (R) stand in silence during commemoration ceremony for Srebrenica Genocide held at UN headquarters in New York, NY … Continued

Egypt: 70 troops killed in militant attacks in Sinai
2nd Jul 2015

Egypt: 70 troops killed in militant attacks in Sinai

[A picture taken from Gaza part of Rafah shows smke rising as Egyptian troops and militants in Rafah in North Sinai and Egypt’s eastern border with the Gaza strip on July 1, 2015. Photographer: Abed Rahim Khatib]   By Mohamed Sabry … Continued

Nigeria: Five killed in twin suicide blasts in Maiduguri
2nd Jul 2015

Nigeria: Five killed in twin suicide blasts in Maiduguri

[Photo: Muhammadu Buhari President of Nigeria promises to defeat Boko Haram. Image by Anadolu Agency]   By Rafiu Oriyomi Ajakaye     LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Five people were killed in suicide attacks in the northeastern city of Maiduguri Wednesday, where the Nigerian vice president … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Silwad, clash with youths
2nd Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers invade Silwad, clash with youths

[Still Image from Palestine TV Video – Ali Dar Ali ]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday evening, Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and clashed with dozens of residents before firing … Continued

Burundi: 10,000 refugees flee Burundi amid rising tensions
1st Jul 2015

Burundi: 10,000 refugees flee Burundi amid rising tensions

[Photo: Burundi refugees at the Mahama refugee camp, Rwanda./Photo credit: EU/ECHO/Thomas Conan/Creative Commons]   ANKARA (AA) : At least 10,000 refugees fled Burundi over the weekend before the government closed all its borders ahead of Monday’s legislative election, a statement by … Continued

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash
1st Jul 2015

Indonesia: 140 people killed in Sumatra air force crash

[Photo: Rescuers at the Indonesian air force crash in N Sumatara. Photo: Sutanta Aditya/Anadolu Agency]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The day after an Indonesian Air Force plane ploughed into a residential area shortly after takeoff, search and rescue teams have removed 135 … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain 2 Palestinian children
1st Jul 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain 2 Palestinian children

[Photo by Creative Commons: Israeli soldiers in Hebron June 2014]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped two Palestinian children in Yatta town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, handed nine families notices to stop the construction of … Continued

Palestine: Elderly man injured by Israeli settlers near Ramallah
1st Jul 2015

Palestine: Elderly man injured by Israeli settlers near Ramallah

[File Photo: IDF soldiers and Israeli settlers. By ISM Palestine Wikimedia]   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources in Ramallah have reported, late on Tuesday evening, that a 60-year-old man was injured, after a number of extremist Israeli settlers assaulted him … Continued

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5
30th Jun 2015

Indonesia: Air force plane crash kills 5

[File Photo: Residents in a village in Karo district North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photographer: Kharisma Tarigan/AA]   By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA) : An Indonesian air force plane crashed Tuesday in a residential area of North Sumatra province’s capital, leaving at least five people dead. … Continued

Pakistan: 20 killed in tribal clashes in Baluchistan
30th Jun 2015

Pakistan: 20 killed in tribal clashes in Baluchistan

[Map of Balochistan in red, part of Pakistan. Wikimedia] By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): More than 20 separatists were killed in bloody clashes between two rival groups in Pakistan’s violence-plagued Baluchistan province on Monday, police said. Fighting between the Baluchistan Liberation Army and … Continued

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla
30th Jun 2015

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla

[Photo: One of boats from ‘Third Freedom Flotilla’ which was set to sail to Gaza to penetrate Israeli blockade, is seen after Israeli forces seized and forced to dock at the Israeli port of Ashdod, on June 29. Nir Kafri/AA] By Muhammed Bilal … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian assaulted in E Jerusalem settler attack
30th Jun 2015

Palestine: Palestinian assaulted in E Jerusalem settler attack

  IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli settlers assaulted a Palestinian man Saturday night in the Beit Hanina neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, his family says. Ashraf al-Alami told Ma’an News Agency that three Israeli settlers assaulted his brother Ibrahim, 31, on … Continued

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques
29th Jun 2015

Indonesia to tackle touchy subject of quieter mosques

[Photo: Muslims perform first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on eve of Ramadan at Islamic Centre in Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on June 17, 2015. Photo: Azwar/AA] By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA (AA): The call to prayer may be music to the ears of the faithful, but in Indonesia some … Continued

Pakistan: Heatwave death toll tops 1,400
29th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Heatwave death toll tops 1,400

[Photo: Pakistani People cool off themselves in a canal at Lahore, where temperature reached 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit), June 28. Photographer: Rana Irfan Ali/AA]   By Aamir Latif   KARACHI,  (AA): There has been no let-up in deaths caused by a blistering … Continued

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum
29th Jun 2015

Greece: Banks, stock exchange shut until referendum

[Photo: People withdrawing money from cash machines in Athens on 28 June. AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA):  The Greek government closed  banks and imposed capital controls on withdrawals leading panicked savers forming lines at ATMs to pull as much of their funds as possible. … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain Palestinian woman near Al-Aqsa
29th Jun 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers detain Palestinian woman near Al-Aqsa

[Photo: Al-Aqsa mosque]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Sunday, a Palestinian woman while leaving the Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Chain Gate, in occupied Jerusalem, and took her to an interrogation facility in the Old City. The WAFA … Continued

Mali: Six killed in gunbattle
28th Jun 2015

Mali: Six killed in gunbattle

[Photo: Members of the security forces stands near La Terrace restaurant, in Bamako. File photo. Photographer: Baba Ahmed/AA]   By Hatice Kesgin BAMAKO,  (AA): Mali’s military has claimed at least six people, including two soldiers, have been killed in clashes with armed groups … Continued

28th Jun 2015

Greek parliament votes for referendum on bailout deal

[Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a parliament session in Athens. Photographer: Ayhan Mehmet/AA]   By Magda Panoutsopoulou ATHENS, (AA): The Greek parliament early on Sunday voted by a large majority to hold a referendum on continuing the country’s bailout … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army detains 4 children in Jerusalem
28th Jun 2015

Palestine: Israeli army detains 4 children in Jerusalem

[File photo: Image Wadi Hilweh Information Center]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, late on Saturday and on Sunday at dawn, at least four Palestinian children after the army invaded various neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem. Soldiers also kidnapped … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot teen in Kafr Qaddum
28th Jun 2015

Palestine: Israeli forces shoot teen in Kafr Qaddum

[Photo: Israel Defense Forces from Israel: Women from the Paratroopers Brigade serving as lookouts in Nablus during Operation Defensive Shield. File photo] IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces shot and injured a 14-year-old Palestinian boy with live ammunition on Saturday … Continued

Qatar to employ 20,000 Palestinians
28th Jun 2015

Qatar to employ 20,000 Palestinians

[Photo: Qatar Airways: Lars Plougmann from London] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Qatar is to create work opportunities for up to 20,000 Palestinians, the Palestinian ambassador to Qatar said Saturday. Munir Ghannam told Ma’an that “practical steps have started to embrace Palestinian workers … Continued

Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack
27th Jun 2015

Arab world condemns Kuwait mosque attack

[Photo of carnage inside Imam Al-Sadiq mosque after the suicide bombing Friday prayers]   By Mahmoud Barakat   ANKARA (AA): Many Arab countries and Islamic organizations denounced Friday’s suicide attack on a Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait. At least 27 people were … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian taxi driver killed by Israeli army
27th Jun 2015

Palestine: Palestinian taxi driver killed by Israeli army

[Photo: Hammad Jom’a Romanim]   IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Friday afternoon, that a young Palestinian Taxi driver was shot and killed by Israeli army fire on the Al-Hamra Roadblock, between the West Bank districts of … Continued


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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