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By Zeyn Halil and Talal Arif   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Three Palestinians were injured Monday in an attack by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli media. Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday evening, a Palestinian from … Continued

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By Shweta Desai   PARIS (AA): A high-ranking French military personnel was killed in action and nine soldiers were injured when the Barkhane military camp in Mali was hit by rockets, a statement from the government said on Sunday. French … Continued

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By Hamed Chapman and Ahmed J Versi   London, (The Muslim News): The first and only Muslim woman to become a Tory MP has revealed that she lost her junior ministerial job almost two years ago because of her religion Nusrat … Continued

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By Nour Abu Eisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Israel is holding 17 Palestinian journalists and media workers in prison, according to an Arab journalists rights group on Saturday. In a statement, the Journalists’ Support Committee said seven of those … Continued

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By Gozde Bayar   ANKARA (AA): At least 70 people died and 138 others were wounded in an airstrike on a prison in northern Yemen, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Friday. “Last night Sa’ada City Remand Prison was hit … Continued

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By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA) At least three people were killed and 33 others injured when a bomb detonated in Pakistan’s second-largest city of Lahore on Thursday, police and officials said. Footage showed that the blast, in old … Continued

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By Shweta Desai   PARIS (AA): French lawmakers have voted in favor of an amendment prohibiting the wearing of the hijab at sporting events, resulting in the exclusion of Muslim female athletes from competitive field sports. During a discussion on … Continued

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By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights office on Tuesday expressed deep concern over escalating conflict in Yemen. “We are deeply concerned by the continuing escalation of the conflict in Yemen. Overnight, airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition … Continued

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By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): A group of Muslim students at a college in the southern Indian state of Karnataka have been prevented from attending classes for weeks after their principal refused to let them wear the hijab … Continued

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By Dildar Baykan   WASHINGTON (AA): A mass funeral prayer was held on Sunday for the Muslims who lost their lives in the deadly apartment fire in the Tremont section of the Bronx, New York City. The fire, which is … Continued

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By Qais Abu Samra   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Israeli settlers on Sunday forced their way into the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian agency. In a statement, the Jordan-run Islamic Waqf Department, which … Continued

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By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN on Friday said it is “deeply concerned” by recent incidents in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Serbia that saw individuals glorifying war crimes and convicted war criminals, triggering anxiety and tensions in … Continued

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By Ahmet Gencturk   ANKARA (AA): The 2017 terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, were orchestrated by the National Intelligence Center (CNI), a former senior police officer said Thursday. The aim was to destabilize Catalonia before an independence referendum … Continued

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By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): Virtually all of Boris Johnson’s cabinet have lined up to express varying degrees of support for the Prime Minister in the face of several Tory MPs joining opposition leaders in calling for … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 10 people, including five security officers, were killed Wednesday when a suicide car blast targeted a security convoy in Somalia’s capital, according to officials. The attack in Mogadishu has been claimed … Continued

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By Merve Aydogan   ANKARA (AA): In an extraordinary meeting convened Tuesday to address the latest developments in Kazakhstan, the Organization of Turkic States reiterated its readiness to support the Central Asian country in overcoming the crisis. The virtual meeting … Continued

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By Syed Zafar Mehdi TEHRAN, Iran (AA): A high-ranking Taliban delegation, led by the group’s top diplomat Acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, reportedly met with two prominent Iran-based Afghan opposition leaders in Tehran, official sources said Monday. The meeting … Continued

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By Hamdi Yildiz ADEN, Yemen (AA):  A total of 1,171 civilians in Yemen were either killed or wounded last year, a commission said Sunday. The National Commission of Inquiry said in a statement that there was a significant increase in … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Some 23 tourists have lost their lives over the past two days after their vehicles were trapped due to heavy snowfall in a famous hill station near capital Islamabad, as rescue workers backed … Continued

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