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Premier League 2022 - the highlights for Muslim players

A look back at the contribution of Muslim players during another dramatic season

22:57
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May 25, 2022
Sport

Mosques urged to apply for £24.5m funding to protect against hate crime

Mosques and Muslim faith schools are being urged to apply for the funding to bolster measures

20:59
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May 21, 2022
News

First British Muslim reaches Everest summit – and saves the life of another climber

The first British Muslim completed the epic 21-day task of climbing the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.

13:08
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May 22, 2022
Lifestyle

Eleven Days in May: children in Gaza remembered in heart-wrenching documentary

For 11 days in May 2021, Gaza was attacked by Israeli airstrikes.

9:14
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May 21, 2022
News

Video: George W Bush speech gaffe condemns ‘unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq’

Bush called the invasion of Iraq 'wholly unjustified and brutal' before correcting himself and saying he meant Ukraine

10:35
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May 20, 2022
News

Muslim mayors making history

Westminster saw its first Muslim lord mayor take the oath of office, while a borough in West Sussex appoints its first female Muslim mayor

13:31
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May 20, 2022
News

Outrage after Muslim pupils served pork sausages in lunch 'mix-up'

Muslim parents left furious after their children were served pork sausages instead of vegetarian ones

9:54
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May 19, 2022
News

French city allows Muslim swimsuit in state-run pools, rekindles row 

The French city of Grenoble has authorised the wearing of the so-called "burkini" swimsuit by Muslim women in state-run swimming pools

12:17
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May 18, 2022
News

What should Muslims do when they see an eclipse?

A full lunar eclipse created a rare super blood moon over the weekend but do you have to do anything special if you see it?

16:22
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May 17, 2022
Lifestyle

Leaked Prevent review lambasted for underplaying rightwing extremism

It has raised concerns that the counter radicalisation programme will underplay rightwing extremism and continue to unfairly target Muslims

16:22
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May 17, 2022
News

Racist Buffalo killer listed Sadiq Khan and Erdogan as 'high profile enemies'

The white supremacist, who killed 10 people in a terrorist attack, mentioned the London Mayor and the President of Turkey

15:22
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May 16, 2022
News

Watch: Nakba - The day of catastrophe

Every year on May 15, Palestinians mark the Nakba, which literally translates as “The Catastrophe."

20:47
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May 15, 2022
News

Israeli forces attack mourners carrying Abu Akleh’s coffin, thousands attend funeral

Israeli forces beat mourners who were carrying Shireen Abu Akleh's body, ahead of her funeral that was attended by thousands of Palestinians

13:51
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May 13, 2022
News

How to observe the six days of Shawwal when you've missed Ramadan fasts

What happens if you miss some fasts during Ramadan? Do you have to make those fasts up before you begin the six days of Shawwal?

14:12
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May 14, 2022
Lifestyle

Why privacy and modesty are important when using apps

Nailah Dean from Salams looks at the importance of privacy functions on apps when searching for a potential partner

12:19
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May 12, 2022
Lifestyle

Charity Commission urged to investigate Policy Exchange's 'anti-Muslim narratives'

Prevent experts call Charity Commission to review the think tank Policy Exchange for its "political propaganda and anti-Muslim narratives"

12:19
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May 12, 2022
News

Al Jazeera journalist shot and killed by Israeli forces

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has been shot and killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.

16:53
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May 11, 2022
News

Muslim Census founders make "Forbes 30 Under 30" list

Two childhood friends who set up the polling organisation Muslim Census have been named in the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list

12:10
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May 11, 2022
News

Queen's Speech: Outrage as UK government pursues "anti-boycott" bill

The UK government announced plans to ban public bodies from taking part in boycott and divestment campaigns

19:06
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May 10, 2022
News

Thousands turn out for "fantastic" Eid in the Square

Sadiq Khan said it was "fantastic" to be back celebrating Eid in Trafalgar Square again in London

19:04
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May 9, 2022
News

Why fast the six days of Shawwal?

What is the significance of fasting the six days of Shawwal?

19:04
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May 8, 2022
Lifestyle

Social media platforms don't remove nearly 90% of Islamophobic content - report

A new report shows that social media companies fail to remove anti-Muslim and Islamophobic content 89% of the time

19:04
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May 6, 2022
News

Tories lose London councils, cue dog-whistle 'Londonistan' comments

The Tories have lost three symbolic London councils to Labour — and that's triggered a few bigoted "Londonistan" comments on social media

19:05
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May 6, 2022
News

Charter promotes unity amongst western imams and scholars

Some of the world’s leading scholars and imams councils and boards have developed a charter to promote unity amongst Western scholars

19:04
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May 6, 2022
News

US Muslim group says Islamophobia complaints highest ever recorded

A new report showed a 28% increase in hate and bias incidents and a 9% increase in complaints since 2020

19:05
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May 5, 2022
News

Celebrating Eid al-Fitr around the world

Travel expert, Ufuk Seçgin givesan insight into Eid traditions around the world

13:15
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May 3, 2022
Lifestyle

'Attacks on Black & Muslim students are nothing new — the smearing of Shaima Dallali is just the latest’

‍Student activist Ayo Olatunji looks at the recent attacks on the incoming president of the NUS Shaima Dallali

13:22
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May 4, 2022
Opinion

Blackburn Rovers makes history by hosting Eid salat

History was made on Eid-ul-Fitr when Blackburn Rovers became the first British club to host Eid salat on the pitch at Ewood Park.

13:15
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April 18, 2022
News

Eid Mubarak - what's on Islam Channel this Eid

Eid Mubarak! We hope you and your family are having a wonderful day.

12:20
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May 1, 2022
Lifestyle

Eid Mubarak to you all!

Islam Channel wishes the Muslim ummah a happy, safe and blessed Eid al-Fitr

13:18
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April 30, 2022
News

Islam Channel raises over £2.2 million in one night

Our viewers across our two main channels yet again showed that their generosity shows no limits, helping raise over £2.2m

12:03
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April 29, 2022
Ramadan

'So how do I make Eid special for my kids?'

‍There are many ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, here's a taster of how entrepreneur Sarah Gulfraz, the owner of Peacock Supplies, does it

13:22
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April 29, 2022
Lifestyle

Ramadan around the world

Travel expert Ufuk Seçgin tells us why it’s so special to experience Ramadan in a Muslim country and the places to visit in the month

12:25
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April 28, 2022
Lifestyle

Sadio Mane reveals how Liverpool helps Muslim players during Ramadan

Sadio Mane has praised Liverpool for the way it supports Muslim footballers who are fasting during Ramadan. 

1:47
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April 28, 2022
Lifestyle

Analysis: Why are David Cameron and Policy Exchange only targeting Muslim critics of Prevent?

A new report tries to rescue the government’s much-derided Prevent policy by attacking Muslims critics of the programme

12:00
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April 27, 2022
Opinion

Ihsan series: How Muslim organisations pursue excellence

In our new Ihsan series, we will look at how Muslim organisations strive for excellence in their work

1:47
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May 1, 2022
Lifestyle

The importance of charity during Ramadan

National Zakat Foundation's Dr Sohail Hanif talks about the importance of charity and generosity during Ramadan

23:23
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April 26, 2022
Opinion

Video: Children's book Biff, Chip and Kipper accused of 'racist' depiction

Video: Children's book Biff, Chip and Kipper accused of 'racist' depiction

12:00
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April 26, 2022
News

US Muslims gave an estimated $1.8 billion in zakat — study shows

The study said that the average American Muslim donated $2,070 of zakat funds to charity in 2021.

12:00
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April 25, 2022
News

What's happening with halal student loans?

Muslim students are being urged to make their voices heard about halal student loans.

12:00
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April 25, 2022
News

Ramadan round-up: Videos you need to watch 

It's time for another Ramadan roundup, collating some of the spiritually boosting videos we've shared on our social networks recently

12:02
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April 24, 2022
Ramadan

Video: A new halal marketplace for brands

Halal-marketplace.co.uk plans to become an Amazon-style marketplace for Islamic products and services

12:00
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April 25, 2022
Lifestyle

Watch: The Importance of the Quran in Ramadan

Sheikh Abid Khan talks about how the Prophet (SAW) would revise the revelation of the Quran with Jibreel (AS).

12:00
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April 23, 2022
Ramadan

"Spying on Muslim prayer apps": US rights group urges probe into military data mining

CAIR urges congressional leaders to investigate reports that US military contractors are "spying on Muslim prayer apps.

12:00
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April 22, 2022
News

Jae Deen: Rapper talks about navigating through Ramadan as a revert

Ibrahim Sal from Salams - the marriage, friendship and networking app - talks to rapper Jae Deen about his Ramadan experience as a revert

12:00
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April 21, 2022
Lifestyle

'Racially aggravated' attack on worshippers outside London mosque

Police are treating the assault on two worshippers outside a mosque in East Ham in London as a racist hate crime.

12:00
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April 21, 2022
News

Instagram shadow ban: is the platform censoring posts about Palestine?

Muslim figures, activists and celebrities say their posts about the plight of Palestinians are censored by the social media platform.

12:00
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April 20, 2022
News

Video: The Conquest of Makkah

The Conquest Of Makkah is one of the greatest events in Islamic history and took place during the blessed month of Ramadan.

12:00
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April 19, 2022
History

Video: Hijab takes centre stage in French presidential campaigns

Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen were both questioned by women in headscarves about the garment

12:00
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April 10, 2022
News

On this day: The Battle of Badr

On this day in the Year 2 after Hijra, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and his companions faced a major threat to their lives and Islam

12:00
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April 18, 2022
Ramadan

"Here’s how to host the perfect Iftar Party”

‍Sarah Gulfraz from Peacock Supplies gives us some tips on how to host the perfect Iftar Party

12:00
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April 20, 2022
Lifestyle

How Nujum Sports is helping British clubs embrace Muslim athletes

As more professional Muslim athletes emerge, British sports clubs are becoming more aware of the needs of their Muslims stars

12:00
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April 19, 2022
Lifestyle

Ramadan round-up: Videos you need to watch 

It's that time of the week again when we round-up some of the short videos we've shared on our social media channels recently

12:00
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April 17, 2022
Ramadan

Here's how to donate your Zakat and Sadaqah safely and smartly

The Muslim Charities Forum has launched a campaign to make people aware of how to donate safely and smartly in the blessed month.

12:00
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April 16, 2022
Ramadan

Watch: Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque

At least 152 Palestinians have been injured as Israeli forces raid the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem

12:00
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April 15, 2022
News

"I'm walking with faith": Basketball star explains dominant performance despite fasting

Basketball player Kyrie Irving's dominant performance in a recent game whilst fasting for Ramadan wowed spectators and commentators alike

12:00
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April 14, 2022
Lifestyle

“People are choosing between heating and eating — our welfare system won’t solve this”

Dr Sohail Hanif, CEO of National Zakat Foundation, writes about the demand they're seeing and why it should be a concern to us all

12:00
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April 13, 2022
Opinion

How one football club is engaging the local Muslim community during Ramadan

The club is playing an active role in Ramadan and is making the stadium more Muslim-friendly — it's planning to open a third prayer room.

12:00
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April 13, 2022
Lifestyle

What are the health benefits of fasting in Ramadan?

We know Ramadan has its spiritual blessing but what about the health benefits the body gets from fasting in the blessed month?

12:00
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April 13, 2022
Ramadan

Google banned popular Muslim prayer apps that secretly gathered user data

It emerged the apps secretly harvested data with code developed by a company with alleged links to US security agencies

12:00
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April 12, 2022
News

Sabina Nessa's sister hits out at Priti Patel, says murder got less coverage due to ethnicity

The sister of murdered primary school teacher hit out at Priti Patel and said the family would have been treated better if they were white

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April 11, 2022
News

Macron and Le Pen to fight for presidency — what does it mean for French Muslims?

Emmanuel Macron and rival Marine Le Pen will fight it out for the French presidency — but where do they stand on Islam and Muslims?

12:03
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April 11, 2022
News

Ramadan round-up: Videos you need to watch from the past week

We round up some of the videos we've been sharing on social media about Ramadan to give you a spiritual boost for the blessed month

12:00
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April 10, 2022
Ramadan

Watch: Come Iftar With Me

This Ramadan, you're in for a gastronomical treat with Come Iftar with Me

12:02
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April 9, 2022
Lifestyle

Labour councillor suspended over "Muslim plot" comments still on election ballot

Labour councillor suspended over "Muslim plot" comments still on election ballot

12:01
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April 8, 2022
News

Over half of those who observe Ramadan throw away food — survey

New research reveals that more than half of those who observe the holy month end up throwing food away

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April 7, 2022
News

Benzema bags Champions League hat-trick despite fasting all day

Benzema broke his Ramadan fast 15-minutes before the Champions League match against Chelsea but still scored a hat-trick

12:01
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April 7, 2022
Lifestyle

When is Eid al-Fitr 2022?

When is Eid al-Fitr 2022? We will find out exactly at the end of Ramadan when the new crescent moon is sighted.

12:00
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April 30, 2022
Ramadan

When is Laylat al-Qadr? The significance of the last ten nights of Ramadan

When is Laylat al-Qadr 2022? One of the best nights in Islam is found in the last ten nights of Ramadan.

12:00
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April 20, 2022
Ramadan

Video: Five valid reasons to not fast during Ramadan

There are a number of reasons why someone would be exempt from fasting during Ramadan, here we list five.

20:30
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April 6, 2022
Ramadan

Interview: Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan on her new book 'Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia'

Interview: Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan on her new book 'Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia'

0:15
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April 6, 2022
Lifestyle

New York's attorney general warns hate group to stop spying on Muslims

New York's attorney general warns a "known anti-Muslim hate group" to stop spying on Muslims and urged the Justice Department to investigate

20:30
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April 5, 2022
News

Watch: First-ever Taraweeh in New York's Times Square

Hundreds of Muslims gathered at the iconic New York destination to mark the start of Ramadan and perform Taraweeh salah

20:33
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April 4, 2022
News

Half of Muslims will struggle to feed themselves this Ramadan, charities warn

Muslim charities are warning that UK Muslims will go deeper into poverty and struggle in this holy month.

20:30
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April 4, 2022
News

Video: Hagia Sophia's first Taraweeh prayer in 88 years

9:39
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April 3, 2022
News

Ramadan reminders: 4 videos you need to watch

Each week during this blessed month, we'll share with you some short inspirational videos to give you an iman boost.

9:39
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April 3, 2022
Ramadan

The different prayers in Ramadan and how they improve your Taqwa

During Ramadan, we do more ibadat to gain Taqwa — get closer to Allah (SWT) and be more aware of Him.

9:39
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April 2, 2022
Ramadan

Daily Ramadan reminders

Each day during Ramadan, we’ll share a short reminder from the Quran and hadith.

12:00
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April 27, 2022
Ramadan

It's official! The first day of Ramadan is Saturday

Islam Channel has the pleasure of announcing the 1st day of Ramadan 1443 will be Saturday 2nd April 2022.

0:46
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April 1, 2022
Ramadan

Cycling Imam on a mission to get Oldham community healthier

Meet the inspirational 'Cycling Imam' who is on a mission to get his local community to focus on their physical and mental health

13:05
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April 10, 2022
Lifestyle

"My religion is everything": Kolo Toure on why Ramadan is important for Muslim footballers

The Leicester City coach has spoken about the significance of Ramadan and why fasting is important for Muslim football players

15:57
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March 31, 2022
Lifestyle

Video: How to preserve your wealth

In this video, we look at what wealth is and how you can grow and preserve it

5:36
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March 30, 2022
Lifestyle

What to watch on Islam Channel this Ramadan

Ramadan is just days away and we on Islam Channel will mark the occasion with special programming during the holy month.

5:36
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March 30, 2022
Lifestyle

Interview: Sultana Tafadar on being the criminal bar's first hijab-wearing QC

Watch our interview with Sultana Tafadar, who became the first hijab-wearing criminal barrister in Britain to be appointed QC

5:37
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March 29, 2022
Lifestyle

Shaima Dallali elected as the new president of NUS

Shaima Dallali is elected as the new president of NUS

15:55
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March 29, 2022
News

Riz Ahmed wins Oscar for short film about a Muslim family

The Oscar was for the short film 'The Long Goodbye' about how a Muslim family's daily life gets violently interrupted by an white militia

15:55
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March 28, 2022
Lifestyle

Paris mosque rector says French election rhetoric scapegoating Muslims

The rector of the historic Grand Mosque said Muslims in France are being scapegoated in a similar way to how Jews were in the 1930s

15:55
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March 28, 2022
News

Video: Couple flee war in Ukraine by escaping to Gaza, Palestine

Viktoria Saidam left Ukraine and went to her husband's homeland, Gaza.

15:55
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March 27, 2022
News

How can you prepare your children for Ramadan?

As we get closer to Ramadan, how can we do better prepare our children in this holy month?

15:55
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March 26, 2022
Lifestyle

Ramadan broadcasts from Makkah & Madinah to continue despite ban fears

A news source for the two holy mosques in Makkah and Madinah said live broadcasts will continue during Ramadan after ban rumours emerged

15:55
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March 25, 2022
News

Sultana Tafadar — the first hijab-wearing criminal barrister to become QC

Sultana made history this week when she became the first hijab-wearing criminal barrister in Britain to be appointed Queen’s Counsel

12:21
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March 24, 2022
Lifestyle

Video: Amnesty renames London's Israeli embassy road 'Apartheid Avenue'

The road leading up to the Israeli embassy in London has been renamed "Apartheid Avenue" by activists from Amnesty International

12:21
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March 23, 2022
News

Prevent violates children’s rights says new report

A new report by a human rights think tank said the UK's Prevent strategy violates children’s rights, especially Muslim children

12:21
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March 23, 2022
News

The importance of Sadaqah in Ramadan

With Ramadan just weeks away, here's what you need to know about Sadaqah

12:21
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March 22, 2022
Lifestyle

"Ramadan's about togetherness — here's how to connect with Muslim friends"

Nailah Dean tells us how the Salams app can help you connect with Muslim friends

12:15
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March 21, 2022
Opinion

US declares Myanmar army committed genocide against Rohingya

The US also formally declared that Myanmar’s treatment of its Muslim population amounts to crimes against humanity

12:15
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March 21, 2022
News

"One Kyrgyz refugee broke down in tears because Muslims had come to support them"

Yasrab Shah from Muslim Hands writes about what he saw in Poland while distributing aid to refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.‍

12:15
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March 20, 2022
Opinion

Chelsea's Muslim stars 'uncomfortable' about Ricketts family buying club

Fans says Ricketts family should not be allowed to buy the club after their father's Islamophobic comments resurfaced

23:22
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March 18, 2022
News

"There are obvious parallels between Ukraine and Palestine — despite the media coverage"

‍Palestinian Hamza Ali Shah draws parallels between the plight of Ukrainians and Palestinians and highlights some of the double standards

13:11
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March 18, 2022
Opinion

Podcast: Investing in your afterlife

Podcast: Investing in your afterlife

9:46
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March 16, 2022
Lifestyle
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