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Eid al-Fitr - how will you celebrate?

5 things to do on Eid day despite Covid restrictions and the British weather

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May 12, 2021
Ramadan

May Allah grant you health, happiness, peace & prosperity

Join Islam Channel to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

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May 11, 2021
Ramadan

Oldham chooses first female Muslim leader

Arooj Shah is the first female Muslim leader to take charge of a council in the north of England

23:28
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May 11, 2021
News

Historic adhan delivered at Tower Bridge

Kazi Shafiqur Rahman delivered the adhan at London's Tower Bridge for an interfaith virtual iftar

23:39
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May 10, 2021
Ramadan

£2.1 million record set on Islam Channel

Muslim Hands Laylat al-Qadr live appeal on Islam Channel raised a record-breaking amount

23:39
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May 9, 2021
Ramadan

Over 1 million UK viewers in first 2 weeks of Ramadan

Latest BARB figures show record viewer figures for Islam Channel

16:37
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May 8, 2021
Ramadan

East London mosque pelted in Islamophobic attack

Muslims praying Taraweeh in an East London mosque were pelted with eggs and stones

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May 7, 2021
News

Parent refuses to send children to school over Image

The Prophet's image was shown during an assembly leading to parent refusing to send children to school

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May 10, 2021

American Airlines CEO fasts for a day during Ramadan

American Airlines CEO describes why he decided to fast to empathise with Muslim employees

13:37
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May 8, 2021
Ramadan

London Mayor: what do the candidates offer Muslim voters?

We checked the main parties' manifestos to see what they offer London's Muslim community.

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May 5, 2021
News

Lancashire school apologises for serving ice cream containing gelatine

A school in Blackburn apologises for serving Muslim children ice cream containing gelatine

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May 4, 2021
News

US police officers can now wear hijab on duty

Female Muslim police officers in New Jersey can wear the hijab at work

17:13
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May 4, 2021
News

Why are the last ten days of Ramadan so important?

We explore why the last ten days of Ramadan are so important for Muslims.

23:57
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April 11, 2021
Ramadan

New Islam Channel app available to download now

Our new Islam Channel app is available from Google Play and the Apple store

10:56
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May 4, 2021
News

Muslim family served bacon in quarantine hotel

A MP said a Muslim family from Wycombe were served bacon while in hotel quarantine

8:56
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April 29, 2021
Ramadan

Premier League match paused to break fast

A game between Leicester City and Crystal Palace paused to allow Muslim players observing Ramadan to break their fast

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April 29, 2021
News

New for kids on Islam Channel: Aya and Yusuf

Meet Aya and Yusuf, in a cartoon inspired by Islamic values, daily at 7am on IC Kids on Islam Channel.

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April 30, 2021
Lifestyle

NBA Star Kyrie Irving reverts to Islam

NBA star Kyrie Irving confirms rumours he has reverted to Islam and is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

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April 26, 2021
Reverts

Shaun Bailey seeks vital Muslim vote in mayoral election

Shaun Bailey, Conservative candidate for London mayor, explains why Muslims should vote for him

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April 24, 2021
News

How to keep fit during Ramadan

How to stay fit and healthy during the month of Ramadan without overdoing it

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April 23, 2021
Ramadan

New charity to erect Muslim war memorials

A new charity aims to erect war memorials recognising Muslim contribution in the two world wars

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April 23, 2021
News

Muslim footballer stars in FIFA 21 Ramadan-inspired advert

New ad highlights the lack of representation of Muslims and British Asians in UK Professional Football

23:42
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April 23, 2021
Ramadan

Britain's Got Talent star takes part in Celebrity Masterchef

Nabil Abdulrashid is one of 20 famous people to take part in this year's Celebrity Masterchef

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April 22, 2021
Lifestyle

Daughter of murdered father leads new campaign

The death of Mohammed Saleem has prompted inquiries over an official definition of Islamophobia

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April 19, 2021
News

Issa brothers set to purchase Leon restaurant chain

Blackburn-born brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa are poised to purchase healthy food chain located in the UK and Europe

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April 19, 2021
News

Dutch Muslim artist creates a niqab from face masks

A Muslim art director at an ad agency in Amsterdam uses face masks to protest against the Netherlands's niqab ban

15:28
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April 19, 2021
Lifestyle

Who was Muslim astronomer Mariam al-Asturlabi?

A story about the female astronomer who mastered the reading of the stars in the 10th century

15:28
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April 15, 2021
History

Paris Saint Germain squad wish Muslims Ramadan Mubarak

Star football players such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe appear in a short clip wishing Muslims a blessed month

15:25
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April 13, 2021
News

"Why don't you go back to Ramadam" Muslims React to Funny Tweets

In a special Ramadan edition of Musconceptions, the cast see the funny side of being told to go back to "Ramadam"

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April 13, 2021
Comedy

Meet the Muslim Gamer bringing Islam to the $170 billion industry

Well-known Islamic preacher Yusha Evans started the Muslim Gamers League in lockdown

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April 13, 2021
Lifestyle

Meet the first hijab-wearing frontline police officer

Khadeejah Mansur of the Leicestershire Police Force talks of her experiences wearing a hijab on the job

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April 18, 2021
Lifestyle

What are the health benefits of fasting during Ramadan?

Muslims know about the blessings of fasting, but here we show the health benefits

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April 12, 2021
Ramadan

WWE superstar Mustafa Ali prepares for Ramadan

Muslim WWE wrestler talks about how he readies himself for the holy month of Ramadan

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April 12, 2021
Ramadan

Islam Channel appoints first female Head of Production

Islam Channel is delighted to announce that it has appointed Mars El Brogy as Head of Production

18:26
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April 12, 2021

Award for Mohamed Ali Harrath, Islam Channel’s Founder

Islam Channel founder, Mohamed Ali Harrath, has been awarded the title of Global Muslim Media Person of the Year

18:26
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April 12, 2021

Viral German Vlogger Accepts Islam

The YouTuber spent one year in Pakistan, which he reveals helped shaped his decision to revert to Islam

18:26
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April 11, 2021
Reverts

"I would have been dead if it wasn't for Islam"

Nailah Edwards shares her story of how reverting to Islam in 2011 may well have saved her life

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April 11, 2021
Reverts

Hijabi Muslim comedian breaking stereotypes

Fatiha El-Ghorri reveals how being visibly Muslim helps her play up to and break stereotypes

18:26
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April 11, 2021
Comedy

"Why are you not covered up?!" Muslims react to funny tweets

With gags galore, the Musconceptions team are back again responding to the notions people have about Islam

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April 10, 2021
Comedy

"Driving is haram for women!" Muslims react to funny tweets

In this episode, our cast of comedians are left gobsmacked by some of the weirdest tweets about Islam

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April 10, 2021
Comedy

"You're a fake Muslim!" Muslims react to funny tweets

In another episode of Musconceptions, the cast hilariously respond to tweets such as 'You're A Fake Muslim'

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April 10, 2021
Comedy

"You should read the Bible!" Muslims react to funny tweets

The internet is full of strange questions, stereotypes and comments about Muslims. Here are some you might laugh at

18:26
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April 10, 2021
Comedy

'I tried to convince a Muslim to convert to Christianity'

Jaime Brown shares her revert story where she tried to convince a Muslim to become Christian

18:26
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April 10, 2021
Reverts

Is Lindsay Lohan Muslim? Did she revert to Islam?

Has the Hollywood actress reverted to Islam? We share our thoughts on the rumours

18:26
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April 10, 2021
Reverts

When is Eid al-Fitr 2021?

Eid al-Fitr is a time of celebration and is one of the major celebrations in Islam at the end of Ramadan

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May 11, 2021
Ramadan

How to eat healthily during Ramadan

Eating a healthy and nutritious diet during Ramadan needn't be difficult, here's a guide to show you how.

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April 10, 2021
Ramadan

Hijabi Muslim named UAE's first female astronaut

UAE ramps up efforts with its ambitious space program by selecting its first female astronaut

18:26
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April 10, 2021
News

What is the Hijri Calendar exactly?

A definitive guide to the Islamic Hijri Calendar that is based on the lunar cycle with 29 or 30 days in each month

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April 10, 2021
Ramadan

Laylat Al-Qadr: the Night of Power

This is a holy night when the Quran was revealed with more blessings and importance than a thousand months

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April 10, 2021
Ramadan

Forgiveness from Allah in Ramadan

Ramadan is an opportunity during this blessed month of reflection in regards to one's relationship with Allah (SWT)

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April 10, 2021
Ramadan

What are the different types of prayer in Ramadan?

A look at three types of prayers Muslims will typically partake in during the holy month of Ramadan

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Ramadan

Controversial think tank Quilliam disbands

Quilliam Foundation has announced its permanent closure due to financial difficulties posed by Covid-19

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September 4, 2021
News

Facebook fails to police anti-muslim hate speech

An advocacy group for Muslim Americans sues Facebook for failing to clamp down on anti-Muslim hate speech

18:26
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September 4, 2021
News

Muslim barrister develops hijabs for court

Two junior barristers in the UK have launched a range of court hijabs for Muslim women

18:26
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April 9, 2021
News

Travel writer quits teaching job to explore Europe

Tharik Hussain is a travel writer who left his full-time teaching job to explore Europe’s forgotten Muslims

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Lifestyle

The Queen of Zazzau - The First African Muslim Monarch

This is the story of the first African Muslim queen—a story of strength and courage from the 1600s

18:26
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September 4, 2021
History

Were Cameras Invented 1000 Years Ago by a Muslim?

The father of modern optics, Hasan Ibn al-Haytham invented the world's first camera over 1000 years ago

18:26
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September 4, 2019
History

The First Flying Human was a Muslim Engineer

Abbas ibn Farnas, the 9th century engineer is considered the first human to fly using a pair of wings

18:26
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September 4, 2021
History

The First British Revert Woman to go to Hajj

This is the story of the first British-born revert woman who made the pilgrimage to Hajj in 1933

18:26
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April 9, 2021
History

TikTok Giving Muslims visibility Hollywood Can't

Anhar Karim, an Entertainment reporter reveals how Muslim TikTokers are redefining the platform

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Lifestyle

Ms Marvel Important for Muslim Representation in Hollywood

Why comic franchise Marvel's Ms. Marvel is important for Muslim representation in Hollywood

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Viral

Muslim women share stories in response to hijab ban

Muslims around the world share photos and videos in protest to the hijab ban that the French Senate voted in favour of

14:17
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April 9, 2021
News

Sweaty Betty launch new sports hijab

Sweaty Betty launches a new line of active hijabwear to empower Muslim women through fitness

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April 9, 2021
Lifestyle

Anthony Joshua: Islam plays 'a big role' in my life

Anthony Joshua became the first heavyweight champion to reclaim his titles in a Muslim country, Saudi Arabia

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Viral

Joe Biden quotes hadith from Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

The Hadith quote came in response to Biden's commitment to lift the Muslim ban on his first day in office as President

18:26
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April 10, 2021
Viral

Turkish Muslim viral baker can turn anything into cake

Viral baker Tuba Geckil shares her hyper-realistic cakes of every object under the sun

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Viral

Dave Chapelle found Islam in a pizza shop

Comedian Dave Chappelle found Islam 30 years ago at a pizza shop in Washington DC as revealed in a Netflix documentary

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Viral

lawyer defends Prophet (PBUH) to win defamation case

Lawyer defending Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) honour in defence of Ash Sarkar lawsuit

18:26
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April 9, 2021
News

France bans halal slaughter weeks before Ramadan

France set to ban Halal meat slaughter which will be enforced in law from July 2021

18:26
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April 10, 2021
News

Billionaire Muslim brothers plan to build £5M approved

Billionaire brothers plan to build a £5m mosque in Blackburn approved despite objections from local residents

18:26
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April 9, 2021
News

Why do Muslims fast during Ramadan?

Ramadan is an important time for all Muslims as it is a month of reflection and fasting for thirty days

18:26
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September 4, 2021
Ramadan

The concept behind Islam Channel's new brand

An intro to the new Islam Channel website relaunch and why we made these new changes

22:51
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April 10, 2021
News

Teacher suspended for showing Prophet images

A school in Yorkshire apologises after teacher shows blasphemous images of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

18:26
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April 11, 2021
News

Meet the first hijab-wearing firefighter in UK

Meet the first hijab-wearing firefighter in UK, Uroosa Arshid, based in Nottinghamshire

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April 9, 2021
Lifestyle

Barack Obamas Kenyan Muslim grandmother' dies aged 99

The grandmother of the former US President Sarah Onyango Obama, a Kenyan educator and philanthropist dies at 99

18:26
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April 9, 2021
News

Muslim sworn in as first female President of Tanzania

Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes the first Muslim hijabi President of the East African country

18:26
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April 10, 2021
News

When is Ramadan 2021? When is the sighting of the new moon?

Ramadan is the ninth and the holiest month in the Islamic calendar observed by all Muslims

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September 4, 2021
Ramadan

Why is Ramadan important to Muslims?

Ramadan is a time of forgiveness and reflection for Muslims, not just fasting for thirty days

18:26
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September 4, 2021
Ramadan

Airport investigation after prayer room vandalised

An investigation has been launched after a prayer area was vandalised at Toronto Pearson Airport

18:26
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April 10, 2021
News

Listen to Morgan Freeman attempt the adhan in Cairo

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman attempts the adhan in Cairo for National Geographic documentary

18:26
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April 9, 2021
Viral

Joe Biden nominates first Muslim as Federal Judge

US President Joe Biden has nominated Zahid Quraishi to the US District Court of New Jersey

18:26
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April 9, 2021
News
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