Politics

Can the Muslim vote really make a difference?

Abu Aafiyah

Hundreds of Muslims from across the country convened for one thing last weekend; a general election is now set for 4 July.

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Ed’s Pic ‘n’ Mix & Other Assortments

Ahmed Ali 24 Min Read

I have, in the past, worked with many British-Asian women, many of whom were free and liberated, women of the Muslim faith donning the hijab and at times the face veil. Fortunately,

Middle People hear Echoes

Syed Haider 12 Min Read

I recently received an email asking me what the purpose was of my writings and how I felt these helped the Muslims in Britain and the Ummah more broadly. The writer’s scepticism

Finding Fault

Ahmed Ali 12 Min Read

Last week, Dr Farhan Nizami was quoted by the Telegraph1 as saying that Muslim parents are to blame for leaving their children open to the lure of ‘Islamic extremism’. However, any individual

Strangers in our Midst

Ahmed Ali 50 Min Read

Abdullah Quilliam titled ‘Shaykh-ul-Islam of the British Isles’ by the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II, was a 19th century convert of English descent, and was also the Turkish Consul and Persian Vice-

A Call for Muslims to Support the Integration of Parts of Shari’ah into the British Judicial System

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 9 Min Read

The incredulous debate about Shari’ah and its implementation in Britain followed the release of a number of reports that have concluded that many Muslims would like to see Shari’ah implemented in the

The Place of Narrative and its Importance – Part 2

Syed Haider 48 Min Read

In part one I explored the relationship between ideology, narrative, and discourse. The hypothesis forwarded there was that these modes of thought form the mediating structures by which “raw” sensations turn into