Biographies

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Cosmologist

Dr Fazeel Mahmood Khan, based at the Institute of Space Technology in Islamabad, is a specialist on gravitational waves – produced when galaxies with supermassive black holes at their centre collide.  He is the lead author in a recent publication  … read more

News

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PM in Bahrain: Money rules

Matthew Norman in the Independent, ‘ . . . Officially, [Theresa] May will be doing some light finger-wagging at the Bahrainis over human rights, one of those western fads which is as stubbornly slow to catch on in that country … read more

Ideas

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The History of Capitalism: A personal view – Part I

Muhammad Nauman Khan’s wide-ranging essay on economic history – Part I. Prelude to modern capitalism The cradle of civilisation, at once the foundation of trade, religion and empire, was in the heart of Asia. The Silk Roads were conduit to commerce, wealth, … read more

Events

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Justice discharged on Maulana Shakeel?

‘The Claimant, Shakeel Begg, the Chief Imam at Lewisham Islamic Centre (“LIC”), claimed damages against the BBC for libel in respect of a broadcast of the “Sunday Politics” current affairs programme on 3rd November 2013 on BBC1. Mr Begg complained … read more

EU News

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City leaders meet

From London Mayor’s website, ‘. . . Opening the [Social Integration] conference [14 November] , Sadiq Khan said the politics of division must not spread to diverse cities like London, and urged city leaders ‘to build bridges instead of walls’ to help … read more

Muslims in Britain

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A matter of choice

Anabel Inge in the Independent, 27 November 2016 ‘. . . Salafism, often referred to as Wahhabism, is an ideology commonly associated with Isis and often features in the news, usually as a label applied to jihadis who’ve committed atrocities … read more

Blogs

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French-instigated illegal deportation

Soon after the end of Ramadan, at a time when Muslim families celebrate the end of a month of fasting, Brazilian police conducted a raid on the home of a dual nationality French-Algerian scientist in Rio,  just after he had … read more

Featured Videos

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A Story of a Muslim Convert from Ukraine

Marina, a Muslim convert from Ukraine, was once in the same position and we hope that hearing from a Muslim convert inspires you to push forward in your conversion to Islam. Do you think about converting to Islam, but have … read more

Announcements

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Religious Architectures’ Futures

From http://www.baronesswarsifoundation.org/ Baroness Warsi’s Initiative We’re back on the road again! On 13 September, our ‘Modern Places of Worship’ debate series will make its second stop in Woking. As home to the Shah Jahan, the UK’s first purpose-built mosque, we … read more

Surveillance State

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UK’s undercover agents

Philip Oltermann in the Guardian, ‘The German government has written to the British Home Office asking for the Pitchford inquiry into undercover policing to be extended to covert operations by British police in Germany.  The inquiry, which was set up … read more