Muhammad Mussa

Muhammad is the News Editor at Islam21c. Prior to rejoining the organisation in June 2023, he was a regular news writer who covered stories of international concern, politics, religion, and other areas relevant to Muslims, between the years 2018 and 2022. Muhammad holds a bachelor's degree in Politics and International Relations from Kingston University, in addition to a Masters in Politics of the Middle East from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
118 Articles

Erdogan welcomes approval to rerun Istanbul election

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Turkey's democracy has been proven to be more mature than Western media's desperate anti-Turkish propaganda.

‘Israel’ to attend Dubai Expo 2020 after accepting UAE invitation

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‘Israel’s’ participation in the global trade fair is the most recent example of its growing ties with the Gulf emirate, despite an absence of diplomatic ties.

USA: Trump administration pushes to designate Muslim Brotherhood as a ‘terrorist organisation’

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Egyptian president, el-Sisi, urged Trump to support the designation in a visit to the White House, however, there are some objections within the Trump administration. 

US forces and their allies have killed more civilians than the Taliban in early 2019

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UN figures show that government and pro-government forces have killed 305 civilians in Afghanistan, with US and NATO airstrikes killing 145 civilians in the beginning of 2019.

Libya: Death toll rises to 272 people nearly a month into Haftar’s offensive 

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More than 1,282 people were also wounded during clashes between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and the Government of National Accord (GNA). 

Palestinian teenager shot while blindfolded and handcuffed

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The 16-year-old boy was walking home from a funeral unarmed when occupation soldiers detained him.

Why Western Governments Hate Julian Assange

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From revealing US human rights violations at Guantanamo Bay to Obama’s secret war in Yemen, the arrest of Julian Assange represents an attack on accountability and justice. 

AK Party triumph in Turkey for the 15th election running

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"Turks turn out in their millions at the polls to defy anti-Erdogan smear campaigns, propaganda and economic harassment"

Islamophobia: The UK’s silent crisis 

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As Brexit, antisemitism and knife crime dominate the headlines, Islamophobia in the UK is one issue that goes relatively unnoticed

Victory for Palestinians as prayers held at the al-Rahma gate for the first time in 16 years

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The reopening of the gate signals a victory for the Palestinian people and a defeat for the occupation in its attempt at ethnically cleansing the holy site.