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Do you know which investments to pay zakat on?

Every year we give out 2.5% of our wealth as zakat, but which investments do we need to pay it on?

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December 2, 2021
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"It was never an option for me to take off my hijab and run"

Omar reveals death threats after Boebert’s Islamophobic comments

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December 1, 2021
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Indian stars shun limelight for Islam

Indian actress Sabina Jat and rapper Ruhaan Arshad have has quit the limelight citing religious reasons.

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November 30, 2021
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New report shows most British media is biased against Muslims

It reveals that almost 60% of online articles are negative about Muslims and Islam

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November 30, 2021
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Watch — Muslim reading Quran is told: "This is a Christian country!"

A Muslim man was verbally abused on the London Underground for reading the Quran.

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November 29, 2021
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Could the government revoke British citizenship without notice?

We look at the nationality and borders bill and the proposed changes that could see the government revoke British citizenship

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November 27, 2021
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Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

As Islamophobia Awareness Month comes to a close, this is our last round-up of stories from the past week

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November 26, 2021
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Watch: Malcolm X's daughter on her father and the Quran

We look back at Malikah speaking at Islam Channel's Global Peace & Unity Event in 2007.

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November 27, 2021
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How the hijab is used as a tool in politics

The hijab has always been more than just a garment. But increasingly in Europe, it’s being used as a political tool against Muslims.

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November 26, 2021
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Are cryptocurrencies, forex and CFDs halal?

Find out more about the asset class that is causing the most buzz at the moment — cryptocurrency

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November 26, 2021
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Muslim MPs share shocking stories of Islamophobia, urge Tories to act

Muslim MPs shared their experiences of Islamophobia in a heated Commons debate on the topic on Wednesday.

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November 25, 2021
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Children and women among 27 Channel victims after boat capsizes

At least 27 people, including 7 women and 3 children, drowned on Wednesday attempting to cross from France to England.

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November 25, 2021
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Watch: Did Call of Duty offend Muslims?

Muslim Call of Duty players were outraged when they noticed pages of the Holy Quran scattered across the floor in a scene of the game.

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November 24, 2021
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Malcolm X's daughter Malikah Shabazz found dead

Malikah Shabazz has been found dead just days after two men were exonerated for the murder of her much-revered father

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November 23, 2021
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How fasting like a Muslim can help you lose fat — studies confirm

Recent studies have shown that fasting two days a week helps overweight people keep off the weight

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November 22, 2021
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"Prayers and Duas" for Muslim Covid doctor who dies of virus

A Muslim NHS doctor, who has been selfless in treating Covid patients over the past two years, has died of the virus, aged 45.

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November 22, 2021
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Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

Another round-up of stories highlighting the prevalence of Islamophobia in society

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November 21, 2021
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Labour MPs demand government accept Islamophobia definition

Labour MPs urged the government to accept the APPG definition of Islamophobia

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November 19, 2021
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Our brand new morning show — Salaam Britain

Islam Channel is proud to launch a brand new Muslim morning show called Salaam Britain — the first of its kind in the UK

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November 20, 2021
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How can Muslims invest like the rich 1%?

Find out how you can take part in the types of investments rich people make in a halal way

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November 18, 2021
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Who will be the seven people under Allah’s shade?

Learn about how we can be one of the seven that Allah (SWT) will protect on Judgement Day

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November 17, 2021
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Cricketer Azeem Rafiq says he was forced to drink wine at 15

The cricket re-lived some of his experiences as a player, including how he was forced to drink wine at the age of 15

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November 16, 2021
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Thousands protest for Uyghur Muslim justice

Thousands of people turned up outside the Chinese embassy in London to protest against the oppression faced by Uyghur Muslims in China

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November 15, 2021
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Dr Salman Butt wins government apology for falsely labelling him 'extremist'

The government apologises to the chief editor of Islam21c for falsely alleging he was an "extremist hate preacher."

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November 15, 2021
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Muslim Somali hero stabbed to death saving 82-year-old woman

Tributes flood in for Ali Abucar Ali — the Somali Muslim who was stabbed to death trying to protect an elderly woman.

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November 15, 2021
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Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

A look at some of the stories we covered this week for Islamophobia Awareness Month

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November 14, 2021
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Watch: Schoolgirls uncover forgotten Muslim war heroes

The students at Eden Girls School became historians and were surprised to uncover descendants of WW2 veterans within their own families

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November 13, 2021
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Zarah Sultana highlights the Islamophobia Muslim politicians face

Labour MP showed the extent of racist and Islamophobic hate mail she received following her bereavement leave

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November 12, 2021
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Students defend LSE protest against "racist" Israeli ambassador

Student groups said they were protesting because they felt Hotovely's participation contravened LSE's policies on external speakers

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November 11, 2021
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Watch: Investing in property the halal way

In this The Halal Money Show segment, host Ibrahim Khan looks at the benefits of investing in property and how you get involved

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November 11, 2021
Lifestyle

Muslim businesses concerned about potential halal meat limits

Muslim businesses voice concerns over potential quotas on how much halal and kosher meat is produced in the UK

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November 10, 2021
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Watch our new current affairs show NewsTalk

Watch our brand new current affairs show on Thursdays at 9pm

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November 9, 2021
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What would happen to Elon Musk's wealth if he was Muslim?

How much zakat would Elon Musk have to pay if he were Muslim?

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November 8, 2021
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Islam — the fastest-growing religion in Canada

The survey from Statistics Canada found the Muslim population has tripled in Canada from 1.1% to 3.7%.

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November 8, 2021
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COP26: A round-up of climate-related stories

A round-up of some of the climate and environment-related stories we've covered in recent weeks.

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November 7, 2021
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Islamophobia Awareness Month: what you need to know this week

A look at some of the stories from this week, highlighting the problem of Islamophobia in society

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November 6, 2021
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Muslims blast French Islamophobic backlash over hijab campaign

Muslim commentators condemn the French backlash that resulted in the withdrawal of a hijab campaign

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November 5, 2021
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6 lessons the Quran and hadith teach us about the environment

We have compiled a collection of quotes from the Quran and hadith to make you think about importance of the environment

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November 4, 2021
Lifestyle

Meet the engineer who designed the PPE hijab

Aminah Shafiq has been in the news recently for creating the PPE hijab, which allows Muslim women to wear helmets properly

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November 3, 2021
Lifestyle

Watch: Halal stock investing — all you need to know

In this The Halal Money Show segment, we look why stocks are a good way to get started in halal investing

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November 4, 2021
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Government "shockingly complacent" about Islamophobia

Labour MP Afzal Khan also called out the party for still refusing to accept the APPG British Muslims definition of Islamophobia

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November 3, 2021
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Yorkshire cricketer's racially-offensive term towards Azeem Rafiq called 'banter'

The senior Yorkshire player was cleared of wrongdoing despite repeatedly calling former teammate Azeem Rafiq a 'P**i'.

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November 1, 2021
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White nationalist who hated Muslims convicted of terror offences

Sam Imrie was last week convicted of eight charges, including two breaches of the terrorism act

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November 1, 2021
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What you need to know about Palestine this week

Here's a selection of top stories from Palestine this week

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October 30, 2021
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What is COP26 and why should Muslims care?

The international community is meeting in Glasgow to tackle the climate change dilemma

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October 31, 2021
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Watch The Review: Black History Month Special

In this The Review special, we explored the experiences of Britain's black Muslims within the wider Muslim community.

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October 30, 2021
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Demystifying Islamic mortgages

Ibrahim khan looks at one of the most controversial topics in Islamic finance — halal mortgages

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October 28, 2021
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Sudan’s military takes power, thousands protest

The military has taken over in Sudan. Here's what is happening

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October 26, 2021
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Facebook papers: what Muslims need to know

Internal documents released by a whistleblower is painting a damaging picture of Facebook — here are three things you should know

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October 27, 2021
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"Quran has guided me" — Paul Pogba on being a Muslim convert, Islam and Muhammad Ali

The French midfielder mentioned how the Quran has guided him and given him a sense of purpose and identity.

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October 25, 2021
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Watch: NBA star blasts Muslim leaders and athletes over Uyghur silence

The basketball player called China's Xi Jinping a 'heartless dictator' and demanded the closure of 'slave camps'

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October 25, 2021
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The Muslim 500: Tanzanian president and Covid vaccine maker get top honours

The annual publication also ranks the most powerful Muslims globally and named Qatar's ruler as No 1

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October 24, 2021
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Unarmed Moroccan man shot dead in Texas, shooter avoids arrest

The family of Adil Dghoughi have sought more information after his shooter avoided arrest

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October 22, 2021
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The Malcolm Code: Tackling anti-black prejudice in university Islamic societies

An initiative named after legendary activist Malcolm X is looking to address anti-black prejudice at ISOCs

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October 23, 2021
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Video: Local community pays tribute to MP Sir David Amess

Islam Channel spoke to locals to find out more about the man who dedicated his life to serving his community

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October 22, 2021
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Muhammad is the most popular boys' name in England and Wales

The Prophet's (PBUH) name was the most popular baby boys name in 2020, what other Muslim names make the list?

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October 21, 2021
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Watch: How YouTube sensation SuperSaf became successful

Supersaf talks to The Today Show about how he got into reviewing technology on YouTube and what his plans are for the future

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October 20, 2021
Lifestyle

What's the point of caring about halal money?

The Halal Money Show's Ibrahim Khan delves into some of the knotty issues around Islamic finance

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October 21, 2021
Lifestyle

The Open University on The Today Show

In a recent episode of the chat show, students and staff talked about the benefits of distance learning.

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October 21, 2021
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Colin Powell, former US secretary of state tarnished by Iraq war, dies

The first Black secretary of state in US history saw his legacy tarnished after the invasion of Iraq in 2003

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October 19, 2021
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The Halal Money Show on Islam Channel

Our brand new series will air on Wednesdays, educating the Muslim community on how to make better financial decisions

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October 20, 2021
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Worshippers shoulder-to-shoulder again, Makkah social distancing dropped

​​Worshippers are praying shoulder-to-shoulder again in Makkah and Madinah following the suspension of social distancing

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October 18, 2021
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Tributes flood in after killing of MP David Amess

The Conservative MP Sir David Amess has been described as "upstanding friend" to the Muslim community.

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October 16, 2021
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Video: "Enemies becoming friends" — the story of Afghan amputees

Meet a Taliban fighter and an ex-Afghan army sergeant who now have more in common than before

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October 17, 2021
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Google and Amazon workers condemn Israel’s Project Nimbus

Employees signed an anonymous letter saying the deal to provide cloud services to the Israeli military will harm Palestinians

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October 15, 2021
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Cambridge Central Mosque gets people’s vote for prestigious architecture award

The masjid lost out on the official award decided by judges, but it beat the other five contenders in the public poll

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October 14, 2021
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Famous author boycotts Israel publisher in support of Palestinians

Irish author Sally Rooney has refused a request from an Israeli-based publisher to translate her new book into Hebrew

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October 14, 2021
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10,000 a year lose out from government's halal student finance failure

If the government scraps introducing a halal student financing scheme, it could disadvantage 10,000 Muslim students a year

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October 13, 2021
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Cologne's 35 mosques to start broadcasting public adhan

The Mayor of Cologne announced the decision as "a sign of mutual acceptance of religion."

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October 12, 2021
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Right-wing populist European leaders ousted

Two populist European leaders, who have expressed anti-Muslim views in the past, have been ousted from their positions

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October 12, 2021
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An American family says teacher pulled their 7-year-old's hijab off in class

The accusation went viral following a post by Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad who highlighted the incident on Instagram

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October 11, 2021
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Interview: Omar Suleiman on the significance of Rabi al-Awwal

The Imam spoke to Na'eem Raza on the Today Show about using the month to know Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

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October 11, 2021
Lifestyle

Who are the four Muslim footballers shortlisted for the Ballon d'Or?

The players, which includes three from the English Premier League, have made the 30-man shortlist

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October 11, 2021
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Muslim MP demands Conservatives take action on Islamophobia

Labour MP Afzal Khan demands Home Secretary take action on the 'rampant and uncontested rise of Islamophobia.'

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October 11, 2021
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Human Aid UK accuses Charity Commission of 'bias against Muslim charities'

The regulator closed a two-year investigation into the charity taking no further regulatory action

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October 8, 2021
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Israeli court rules in favour of silent prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque

The move has been denounced by Muslim organisations, including the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf

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October 9, 2021
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Mesut Ozil launches Bradford Football for Peace centre

The centre wants to encourage more people from the South Asian community to play elite sports

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October 8, 2021
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UK-based Muslim who is inspired by the Quran wins 2021 Nobel for literature

Many of Abdulrazak Gurnah's novels and stories have been influenced by the Quran

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October 8, 2021
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UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UK — exclusive highlights

The former UFC champion met his loyal fans who quizzed him about his life, faith and career

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October 9, 2021
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Facebook aware of anti-Muslim content in India, whistleblower says

Facebook is aware of anti-Muslim narratives being promoted on its platform in India, says former employee Frances Haugen

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October 10, 2021
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Nike set to end sales of products in Israel

The major sports brand told store owners that selling in Israel no longer matched the "company's policy and goals"

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October 7, 2021
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Issa brothers: Asda owners buy UK's second-largest bakery

Self-made billionaires Mohsin and Zuber Issa are taking the UK retail sector by storm once again

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October 7, 2021
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Infamous cartoonist who drew Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) killed in car crash

Lars Vilks, who drew blasphemous cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), died in a traffic accident.

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October 6, 2021
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Droughts devastate parts of Turkey due to climate change

The droughts have devastated thousands of farmers who have seen their livelihoods deteriorate due to the low rainfall

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October 7, 2021
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Birth of endangered Arabian leopard cub gives hope to conservationists

The female cub is now one of 16 born as part of a captive-breeding programme at the Arabian Leopard Breeding Center in Taif.

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October 10, 2021
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Leading Rohingya activist fatally shot in Bangladesh refugee camp

Ullah was killed by unidentified gunmen at a refugee camp in Bangladesh

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October 6, 2021
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Legendary UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov speaks to Islam Channel in London

The Russian fighter who recently retired from competitive fighting will be in London and Harrogate this weekend

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October 1, 2021
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Two-thirds of US Muslims have experienced Islamophobia, survey finds

The “Islamophobia through the Eyes of Muslims” report found that women more likely to be discriminated against than men.

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October 5, 2021
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Mural of Muslim girl riding a skateboard wows Birmingham residents

An inner-city mural depicting a Muslim girl riding a skateboard has been praised for breaking down social barriers in Birmingham

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October 4, 2021
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Muslimahs lead community rally calling for justice for Sabina Nessa

The community rally was organised by East London Mosque, The Muslim Women’s Collective, Women 100 and The East London Citizens Organisation

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September 30, 2021
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Muslim woman 'spat at' and has 'hijab pulled off' on a bus in Vienna

A popular content creator went on social media to show how she was attacked

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October 4, 2021
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Muslim athletes win 154 medals at the Paralympic Games

Muslims made up just under 10% of overall winners at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo

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September 26, 2021
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‘The Wanderlust Women’ inspiring Muslimahs to explore the great outdoors

Inspired by nature in her local area, a woman from Bolton set up an online community to encourage other Muslimahs to enjoy the countryside

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October 4, 2021
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Muslim model Halima Aden returns to design clothes for modest fashion brand

Aden returns to the fashion industry ass a designer for Turkish brand, Modanisa

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September 22, 2021
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Parkour athlete Sara Mudallal challenges stereotypes in a male dominated sport

LA based Mudallal hopes to encourage more women to take part in Parkour

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September 26, 2021
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Winner of international competition to design new Preston mosque is announced

The new mosque pays tribute to Lancashire's local history with its unique design

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September 26, 2021
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Taliban announces that women can be educated at all levels

Women in Afghanistan can continue with their education but under certain conditions

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September 14, 2021
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Cambridge Central Mosque shortlisted for prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize

The mosque has been listed as one of the UK's best six new buildings

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September 15, 2021
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National Council of Canadian Muslims say Islamophobia 'systemic' since 9/11

Anti-Muslim attacks have soared dramatically in the last twenty years according to a new report

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September 17, 2021
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Sheffield man launches petition calling for more Muslim burial sites

The petition has more than 1200 signatories highlighting limited capacity for Muslim burial grounds

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September 10, 2021
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