LIVE The Muslim News Awards
26th Mar 2015

LIVE The Muslim News Awards

Latest Tweets The Muslim News @themuslimnews Drinks are ready and guests have started to arrive. #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/J9QupvGvYP 20 mins ago The Muslim News @themuslimnews Only 20 minutes until guests arrive for the Awards for Excellence #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/cF5fBtTYcN 55 mins ago … Continued

Pakistan: Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur
25th Mar 2015

Pakistan: Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur

  KHAIRPUR, (The News): At least 13 people were killed and more than 20 injured early Wednesday morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur.   The accident took place on the Mehran National Highway near Setharja … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish well, uproot trees
25th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers demolish well, uproot trees

  [File photo: Solidarity Foundation For Human Rights]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers, accompanied by armored bulldozers, invaded Tuesday Ta’nak village, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and demolished a deep artesian well, in addition to … Continued

Palestine: 3 Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem, Jenin, Ramallah
25th Mar 2015

Palestine: 3 Palestinians kidnapped in Bethlehem, Jenin, Ramallah

  [File photo: Beth-TV]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, one Palestinian in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, another on a military roadblock near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, … Continued

Obama backs Ghani’s leadership, agrees to slower withdrawal from Afghanistan
25th Mar 2015

Obama backs Ghani’s leadership, agrees to slower withdrawal from Afghanistan

  US President Barack Obama and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have demonstrated a renewed commitment to bilateral security cooperation. At Ghani’s request, Obama has agreed to slow the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani secured an agreement … Continued

US-Israeli relations hit another low
25th Mar 2015

US-Israeli relations hit another low

  Revelations that Israel may have leaked sensitive information to Republicans about the American negotiations with Iran have further damaged what some already perceived as the worst ever relations between the two allies. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that … Continued

France: Recovery efforts resume at dawn in Germanwings crash
25th Mar 2015

France: Recovery efforts resume at dawn in Germanwings crash

[Aerial view over the crash scene shows the wreckage of Germanwings Flight 9525 over the French Alps, Tuesday, March 24, 2015.] Investigators are to resume searching for clues about the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. The leaders of Germany, Spain … Continued

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories
25th Mar 2015

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

Alhambra award for excellence in Arts Winner: Halima Cassell, Sculptor Presented by: Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party Fazlur Rahman Khan award for excellence in Engineering, Science or Technology Winner: Dr Simi Ali, Professor of Immunobiology, … Continued

Afghanistan: US drone strike near Khyber border kills nine
24th Mar 2015

Afghanistan: US drone strike near Khyber border kills nine

  By Akbar Ali   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least nine suspected militants, including the driver of Lashkar-i-Islam (LI) chief Mangal Bagh, were killed in a US drone strike in Nazyan district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, near the Pak-Afghan border in … Continued

Israel: Al-’Araqib Bedouin village demolished for 82nd time
24th Mar 2015

Israel: Al-’Araqib Bedouin village demolished for 82nd time

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli police officers demolished, on Monday morning, the al-‘Araqib Bedouin village in the Negev, for the 82nd consecutive time, rendering the families homeless again. Resident Salim al-‘Araqib said dozens of police vehicles, and … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 Palestinians in W Bank
24th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 5 Palestinians in W Bank

    IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, a number of Palestinian communities in the occupied West Bank, stormed and searched several homes, and kidnapped five Palestinians. Soldiers also installed roadblocks near Hebron. Local sources in … Continued

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill 13 in Wardak province
24th Mar 2015

Afghanistan: Gunmen kill 13 in Wardak province

  MAIDAN SHAR, (Xinhua): Some 13 passengers were killed and two others wounded after gunmen shot at three vehicles in the eastern Afghan province of Wardak early Tuesday morning, an official source said. “Gunmen shot at three vehicles, including a … Continued

Yemen: Arab neighbors called to intervene against Houthis
24th Mar 2015

Yemen: Arab neighbors called to intervene against Houthis

  [Houthi supporters]   Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday asked the United Nations to impose a no-fly zone from the airports seized by rebels, as well as urging Gulf Arab countries to intervene militarily against Houthi fighters. … Continued

Five great Muslims candidates for 2015
23rd Mar 2015

Five great Muslims candidates for 2015

The two Muslim Parliamentary candidates recently caught up in scandals have taken the limelight from a great crop of Muslim candidates who will enter Parliament in 2015. The Muslim News has profiled some of them for later release, but for … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers storm 2 schools near Bethlehem
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers storm 2 schools near Bethlehem

  [File photo: Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and stormed two schools, causing panic among the students. The WAFA news agency said the soldiers … Continued

Palestine: 3 kidnapped in Jerusalem, Hebron, 2 schools raided
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: 3 kidnapped in Jerusalem, Hebron, 2 schools raided

  [Archive image]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli police, on Sunday, kidnapped two Palestinians, including an elderly, from the Jerusalem area, whereas the Israeli army abducted one Palestinian from Hebron’s Yatta town and summoned another for interrogation, according to reports … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian child in Nablus
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap Palestinian child in Nablus

  [Photo Archive]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped a Palestinian child. The Palestine TV has reported that a number of Israeli military … Continued

Palestine: Family forced in one room as soldiers ransacked home
23rd Mar 2015

Palestine: Family forced in one room as soldiers ransacked home

  [File photo: almnar.co.il]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Sunday, a Palestinian home in Jabal al-Mokabber, south of occupied East Jerusalem, detained the family into one room while searching their property, and confiscated their phones. The family said … Continued

Germany: Islamic bank to be granted operating license
23rd Mar 2015

Germany: Islamic bank to be granted operating license

  According to a report in a business daily, Germany is about to get its first fully operational Islamic bank. The report says Germany’s financial regulator will grant an operating license to the Turkey-based bank. The report posted on the … Continued

UK: Conservatives suspend candidate over alleged far-right plot
23rd Mar 2015

UK: Conservatives suspend candidate over alleged far-right plot

  British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives have suspended one of their candidates for the upcoming general election. This followed allegations that he sought to stir up racial tensions in a bid to win votes. The party announced on Saturday … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian kidnapped in Hebron
22nd Mar 2015

Palestine: Palestinian kidnapped in Hebron

  [Archive Photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Israeli forces, Saturday, stormed several areas in the Hebron district, where they set up military checkpoints and abducted at least one Palestinian, according to reports by security sources. Sources told WAFA Palestinian … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers injure 6-year-old Palestinian with stones
22nd Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers injure 6-year-old Palestinian with stones

  [Image By Hebron Defense Committee]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Masked Israeli settlers from the illegal settlement of Ma’on, south of Hebron, threw stones at Palestinian children and injured a six-year-old child, Saturday. The child sustained a head injury … Continued

Libya: Fighting rages as uncertainty looms over peace talks
22nd Mar 2015

Libya: Fighting rages as uncertainty looms over peace talks

  [Fire brigades after Tripoli airstrikes]   Libya’s internationally-recognized government has carried out airstrikes on multiple targets in Tripoli, which is controlled by a rival administration. A UN envoy has warned the ongoing unity talks in Morocco might fail. Saqer … Continued

UK: West, Iran cite progress in nuclear talks
22nd Mar 2015

UK: West, Iran cite progress in nuclear talks

    [Photo:The foreign ministers of Germany, the US, UK, and France met in London to discuss the situation with Iran]     In London, Western officials have announced “substantial progress” in talks with Iran, while also pledging that any … Continued

Yemen: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting
22nd Mar 2015

Yemen: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting

  [Archive Photo: pro-Houthi protests]   The UN Security Council is to convene in an emergency session on Yemen, where a separatist movement and terrorism threaten to set off a civil war. US troops aiding anti-al Qaeda efforts have already … Continued

Palestine: Children and internationals attacked in Bil’in
21st Mar 2015

Palestine: Children and internationals attacked in Bil’in

Jack Muir IMEMC Report: 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. The protest in Bil’in took saw a large contingent of international participants. … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack a child in Bethlehem
21st Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack a child in Bethlehem

[Image By Radio Bethlehem 2000] IMEMC & Agencies: Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a child was injured after a number of soldiers assaulted him, in the al-Khader town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem. The sources … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack Ni’lin weekly protest
21st Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers attack Ni’lin weekly protest

  [File photo]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements in Nil’in village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, wounding two Palestinians, and one … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 2 Palestinians near Hebron
21st Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers kidnap 2 Palestinians near Hebron

[File photo: alresalah.ps] IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday morning, the town of Doura, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two Palestinians. Soldiers also invaded a home in Beit Ummar, and held a … Continued

Syria: Twin blasts target Kurdish New Year’s Eve festivities
21st Mar 2015

Syria: Twin blasts target Kurdish New Year’s Eve festivities

  Twin bombings have targeted Syria’s Kurdish minority as it prepares to ring in the beginning of the year in the Persian calendar. Observers believe “IS” was the culprit given its recent losses to Kurdish fighters. In the early hours … Continued

Yemen: 140 Shia Muslims killed in mosque bombings
21st Mar 2015

Yemen: 140 Shia Muslims killed in mosque bombings

  There are reports of up to 142 people having been killed in twin suicide bombings at mosques in Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Friday. An unverified claim of responsibility has been made by extremist group Islamic State. Authorities say at … Continued

CAR: Almost all mosques destroyed by Christians
20th Mar 2015

CAR: Almost all mosques destroyed by Christians

  [Christians demolishing mosque]   By CARA ANNA   UNITED NATIONS (AP): Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic have been destroyed by months of vicious fighting between Christians and Muslims, the U.S. ambassador to the … Continued

India: 15 dead, 150 injured in UP train accident
20th Mar 2015

India: 15 dead, 150 injured in UP train accident

    [People look at the mangled remains of a coach at the site where the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed near Bachrawan railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.] Lucknow, (PTI):  At least 15 … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers enter Ibrahimi Mosque
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers enter Ibrahimi Mosque

      (MaanImages/File)   HEBRON (Ma’an): A group of Israeli settlers entered the Isaac Hall inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron on Thursday under armed protection from Israeli forces, witnesses said. Local sources said that guards attempted to prevent … Continued

Palestine: 38 Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: 38 Israeli settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque

  [Archive photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Extremist Jewish settlers stormed the courtyards of Al Aqsa Mosque from the Mughrabi gate, on Thursday morning, amid tight security from a private Israeli police force. The media coordinator at the Islamic … Continued

Palestine: Israeli navy attack Palestinian fishing boats
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli navy attack Palestinian fishing boats

    IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli navy ships attacked, on Thursday morning, a number of fishing boats in Palestinian waters near Gaza City, and fired rounds of live ammunition at them. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) said a … Continued

Palestine: Israeli soldiers injure 9 Palestinian protesters
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli soldiers injure 9 Palestinian protesters

  [File photo]   IMEMC News & Agencies: Nine Palestinians were injured Wednesday afternoon, after Israeli forces opened fire on protesters at al-Jalazun refugee camp, north of Ramallah. Israeli soldiers shot 20-year-old Palestinian Ali Mahmoud Safi in the chest with … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army demolishes home, residential sheds in Tubas
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli army demolishes home, residential sheds in Tubas

  [File Photo]   IMEMC & Agencies: Israeli soldiers invaded, Wednesday, two Palestinian villages in the central West Bank district of Tubas, and demolished a home and four residential structures. The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that several … Continued

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 15 Palestinians
20th Mar 2015

Palestine: Israeli army kidnaps 15 Palestinians

    [File image]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Wednesday morning, ten Palestinians, including a woman and five children, in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and one in Ramallah. Two children and three teenagers … Continued

Nigeria: Several killed in Boko Haram attack
20th Mar 2015

Nigeria: Several killed in Boko Haram attack

  Islamist militants have killed several people in an attack in northeast Nigeria. The extremists also slaughtered dozens of women in a nearby village to prevent them from being caught by ‘infidels.’ Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 10 … Continued

Obama urges Iran to take advantage of ‘best opportunity in decades’
20th Mar 2015

Obama urges Iran to take advantage of ‘best opportunity in decades’

  US President Barack Obama has told Iran that nuclear talks present “the best opportunity in decades” for the two countries to pursue a better relationship. He warned, however, that there was still much work to do. In his annual … Continued

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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