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BBC Interview with Nadiya Hussain Great British Bake Off 2015 Winner

The winner of this year’s Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain, says taking home the title was one of the best moments of her life. The 30 year old from Leeds beat Tamal Ray and Ian Cuming in the final … read more



Nobel Peace Prize 2015: Tunisians awarded

The Independent reports, ‘The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet — a coalition of community groups that together brought peace in the country following the Arab Spring. The Committee that awarded the prize praised the … read more

Muslims in Britain


Think Tank’s view: Use less confrontational language

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in a recent report advises, ‘…Ultimately, many in these [British Muslim] communities enjoy living in the UK’s free and multicultural society and do not want their fellow citizens to die alongside ISIS. Garnering their support … read more



Naaz Coker

Naaz Coker will be particularly remembered by British Muslims for leading the Muslim Council of Britain’s Leadership Development Programme, which, since 2003, has inspired men and women to excel and give service to the public good. Naaz Coker’s career in … read more



Casework Support Officer

Organisation: Islamic Relief Salary:  Competitive Location: London, UK Contract: Permanent Ref: UKD/CEO/09 Closing date: 2nd October 2015 We are currently looking for a UK Director based in London to provide strategic organisational leadership, inspiration and guidance to ensure that the … read more



Surah Al-Hashr

Ustadh Saleem Kayani’s study circle – mp3 file tafsir of Surah Al-Hashr, based on Amin Ahsan Islahi’s Tadabbur-e Qur’an, click here read more


wael hallaq

Wael B. Hallaq on the Double-Shahada

As I have discussed elsewhere, the Shari’a cannot be understood, nor could it have operated in any social context, without its moral bearings. The Shari’a without a moral community (which assumes morally grounded individuals) was not Shari’a. And morality – … read more

Surveillance State


Confronting PREVENT

Statement from NUS Vice-President (Welfare) Shelly Asquith (August 2015) If there is anything we need an agenda to prevent right now, it is the Prevent agenda itself. The student movement, with our colleagues in trade unions and campaign groups, must … read more

Islamicate Archives

ELM Concept Drawing

The East London Mosque 1982 – unveiling of foundation plaque

From Impact International, October 1982: …About two months ago, a gentleman saw the artist’s drawing of the proposed mosque at the Islamic Cultural Centre East London Mosque, 1982 read more