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Telling the Community’s Story

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles published over the last twelve months addressing problems from within, hostility from without and the empowerment of our community. Be it bittersweet introspection addressing the skeletons in our community’s closet, stemming the tide of hostile false narratives and myths, or empowering the

Condolences and Reflections on the passing of Junaid Jamshed

In the early hours of Wednesday 8th December 2016, corresponding to the 8th  Rabi al-Awwal 1438, the Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 crashed in the Havelian area, 70km north of Islamabad. All 48 people on board were killed. The world was soon to learn that the prominent Dā’ī

The Dangerous Relationship Between Money & Dawah

All praises be to Allāh, and may peace and blessings be upon His prophet Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). By the grace of Allāh, the following remarks are not indicative of most Du'āt and scholars, but it is nonetheless a growing problem which needs to be nipped in the bud... Introduction I

The loss of a leading figure in Islamic revival, Muḥammad Surur b. Nayif Zayn al-ʿAbidīn

On Friday 11 Safar 1438, which coincides with 11th November 2016, the Muslim Ummah lost one of its unique Islamic scholars and thinkers. Sheikh Muḥammad Surur b. Nayif Zayn al-ʿAbidīn, may Allāh shower him with His immense mercy, passed away in Qatar at the age of 78. He is best

IERA vindicated after three-year long investigation by Charity Commission?

On Friday 4 November 2016 the Charity Commission published its concluding report into the statutory investigation into the Islamic Education & Research Academy (iERA). This investigation began in 2013 as a result of many malicious allegations against iERA from Islamophobic organisations, thinktanks and journalists, which appear now to have been

Is Life Just a Game?

Articulating a compassionate and intelligent case for Islam in a post-secular society is quite difficult. Due to an increase in materialism, the value of religion has diminished. One way of starting a conversation is to get people thinking about the implications of their ideas about man, life and the universe.

The most memorable plane journey of my life

Recently I had one of the most interesting and most memorable flights of my life. On my way to Malaga from Glasgow International Airport to meet Sh Abdullah Hakim Quick’s Islamic Spain Tour group, I was sat on my seat at the very back row of the plane. A lady

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Muhammad Ali’s Secret to Success

Muhammad Ali, one of the world’s greatest boxers, sports personality; cultural icon and probably the most famous man on the planet will be acutely missed. May Allah (subhanahu wa taʿala) forgive his sins and raise him up among the righteous in Jannat-ul-Firdaus. Having followed his career since I was a

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Preston Community vs. EDL: They Came, They Ate, Islam Conquered

They Came, They Ate, Islam Conquered - One Preston, One Community Saturday the 20th February 2016 will be a date that will live in the minds of those who participated, for a very long time.  Many aspects of the day were so special, so unique and so unprecedented that mere

On the passing of Hafiz Patel Saheb, a pioneer of Da’wah and the UK Tabligh

“When the effort of Ḍīn is taking place, Allāh will make saints from a family of wrongdoers. And when the effort stops, Allāh will make wrongdoers from a family of saints.” Hafiz Patel (raḥimahu Allāhu) Innā lillāhi wa innā ʿilayhi rājiʿūn. Last night our prominent Jamāti Sheikh Hafiz Patel Saheb