Muslims in Britain

Apology to Chowdhury Mueenuddin

Chowdury Mueenuddin, the community activist who has played an important role in  furthering spiritual chaplaincy work within the NHS (as Director of Muslim Care Provision from 2004 to May 2013) and providing selfless service in a host of community development projects  the last forty … read more

Blogs

Pope Francis faces his ‘Takfiri’ posse

The excellent Pope Francis under fire from his own ‘takfiris’! Not one, but two forces have him in their sights. The first is the American Cardinal Raymond Burke, who is deeply unhappy with Francis’s stand allowing divorcees who remarry to receive Communion. … read more

News

Obama’s farewell

AP reports, ‘ . . . Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority that GOP members of Congress had been blocking. A State Department official and … read more

Opinion Piece

The need for Muslim solidarity

 Jonathan AC Brown is the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and he is the Associate Director of the Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding. He is also … read more

Events

Solidarity with Adlène Hicheur

UPDATE  Declan Butler reports in Nature, ‘ Particle physicist Adlène Hicheur has not been able to attend scientific meetings since July, when he was mysteriously deported from Brazil and placed under house arrest in the small town of Vienne, in … read more

Ideas

Muhammad Nauman Khan’s wide-ranging essay on economic history – Part II. The Rise and Decline of Pax Americana Over one hundred years ago, in 1905, the United States’ gross domestic product per head first overtook Great Britain’s, making it the world’s biggest … read more

Islamicate Archives

Ghada Karmi: Remembering Balfour

Writing to the Editor of the Guardian, Britain’s colonial past is indeed still with us and nowhere more so than in the Middle East. Next year will mark the centenary of the Balfour declaration, a colonial document whose consequences were … read more

EU News

A call to Germany

Timothy Garton Ash in the Guardian, 21 December, ‘. . . But what if Breitscheidplatz turns out to be what so many analysts have always feared: a major terrorist attack perpetrated by someone who entered Germany as a refugee after Merkel … read more

Biographies

Amin Salehi-Khojin: Electrocatalysis expert

Dr. Salehi-Khojin leads research at  University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)’s Nanomaterials and Energy System Laboratory, which focuses on novel ways to reduce carbon dioxide production. In July 2016, he and his team at the UIC announced the development of … read more

Featured Videos

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

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

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