Secret State


More on ‘Stakeknife’

Owen Bowcott in The Guardian: …As evidence emerges, the scale of the security forces’ penetration of the province’s paramilitary organisations grows ever more astonishing. One informed source has estimated that by the end of the Troubles as many as 90% … read more



Sulaiman Sayyid: Islamophobia & Politics

Dr S Sayyid, Reader in Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, writes in the Islamophobia Studies Journal (Spring 2014): […]  Islamophobia is a concept that emerges precisely to do the work that categories like racism were not … read more



Turkish election: High Stakes

The Wall Street Journal reports, ‘… the latest polls suggest the party [Peoples’ Democratic Party, or HDP] could squeak past the 10% electoral threshold needed to get representation in Turkish parliament, enough to deny Mr. Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted Justice and Development … read more

Muslims in Britain


Excellent Mosque Initiative

Community News….. Finsbury Park Mosque have organised an open day for local school children- a much needed initiative to commence a dialogue with young people: “We are glad to announce that our sixth annual neighbourhood open day will be taking place on … read more

Featured Videos

Tahir Alam

Tahir Alam on the Trojan Horse Hoax

Impact of the Education of Muslim Children in Birmingham Schools Featuring Tahir Alam, Ex Chairman – Park View Educational Trust read more



Business and Finance Presenter/ Assistant Producer

Employer: Islam Channel… Job Type: Full Time… Location: London… We are looking for a presenter with business knowledge and experience to front live and pre-recorded TV business/ finance programming and reports… For further information or to apply click here Or … read more



Isra and Mi’raj

“Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” For an explanation of this verse … read more



Fly on the Wall

Who will be first to tea at the Board of Deputies! click here to read more 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



Radwa Ashour

Egyptian writer and academic, who passed away in 2014. read more