Hegel, the Islamic State and the inner-Islamic debate

Dr Armina Omerika in the University of Notre Dame blog writes on ‘The Foundations of Democracy in Islamic Traditions’  Armina Omerika is assistant professor of Intellectual History of Islam at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. She obtained a PhD … read more

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Rio British Athletes

Muslim Athletes Contribution to GB’s Rio Olympics Success

British Muslims where among the many team GB athletes who competed in this Year’s Rio 2016 Olympics. Mo Farah Mens 10,000m & 5000m The most well-known British Muslim athlete, is the Olympics Champion Mohamed Farah also known as Mo (born … read more


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Sarkozy’s Presidential bid: Muslims the issue

Angelique Chrisafis reports in the Guardian, ‘. . .In his fight to win his party’s nomination, the 61-year-old candidate is putting forward a platform of policies that veer even further to the far right than in 2012, when he set … read more



Philanthropic worker Extraordinaire

Abdul Sattar Edhi (1932-2016) ‘. . . began work as a street hawker, set up a small clinic in 1951 in Karachi and since then he networked across the length and breadth of Pakistan and extended his noble services internationally … read more

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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



Remembering Rabaa

Rachel Aspden’s book, Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East tells the story of young Ruqaya it was the middle of August 2013, soon after the Eid feast that marks the end of … read more