Biographies

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Zafar Ishaq Ansari

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji un. The scholar-activist Dr. Ansari  passed away in Islamabad on 24th April 2016 – a loss to the Muslim world of learning. He served as Director General of the Islamic Research Institute, Islamabad from 2006-2011, … read more

News

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Criticism of Zionism should not be taboo!

Mike Cushman,  Convenor, Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods, writing to the editor of the Guardian, ‘The comment by the president of Birmingham University Jewish Society that “when someone attacks Zionism they’re indirectly attacking Judaism as a religion, because the two … read more

Ideas

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A debate on Muslim revitalisation

An extract from drsoroush.com, ‘A distinct form of Islamic politics’ (April 2015) . . . The end of the Cold War saw large sociopolitical shifts that took place in the wake of Iran’s “Islamic” Revolution in 1979 and the collapse … read more

Muslims in Britain

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Miqdaad Versi: What do Muslims really think?

Writing in the Guardian, “. . . But when there are 13 Muslim MPs, a British Muslim candidate for mayor of London, a Muslim dragon in the Dragons’ Den, and a Muslim winner of the Great British Bake Off, it … read more

Jobs

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Foster Care Link is an Independent Fostering Agency established in 2004. We are rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We specialise in finding Muslim foster families for Muslim children. We have a track record of working with forty-five Local Authorities over the … read more

Surveillance State

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CCTV in student prayer rooms

The University of Westminster has been criticised by students for installing cameras in prayer rooms on all campuses, after failing to consult the Students’ Union who oppose the move. The cameras were installed in October 2015 in all prayer rooms and … read more

Islamicate Archives

Major -General Nawab Malik Sir Mahomed Umar Hayat Khan Tiwana (1874-1944)-NPG

Forgotten Heroes

[image: Hayat Khan Tiwana, the first Indian holding a commission in World War I, later reaching the rank of Major General] Birmingham Mail reports, ‘ Twice as many Muslim soldiers supported Allied forces in World War One than was previously thought, … read more

Blogs

Tories & Tradition

Oliver Letwin is very much in the tradition of Tory social engineers . . . click here. read more

Qur'an

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Surah Al-Qalam

Ustadh Saleem Kayani’s study circle – mp3 file tafsir of Surah Al-Qalam (68), based on Amin Ahsan Islahi’s Tadabbur-e Qur’an, click here read more

Bir Osmanlı sevgilinin köşesi

Dr. Sarah Hackett’in kitabı

Yabancilar, Azınkilar ve Entegrazyon, İngiltere ve Almanya’da Müslüman göcmenlerin tecrübeleri Yayınevi: Manchester Üniversitesi Baskı, 2016 Bu kitabın yazarı, Dr. Sarah Hackett, Bath Spa Üniversitesinde ögretin üyesi  ve Modern Avrupa Tarihi öğretiyor. Bu kitap Pakistan ve Türk göcmenlerin hayat ile ilgili … read more