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All our news items in one handy place. This section has important and interesting articles from all over the World, as well as our own unique articles

Live Friday Prayers – 13th April 2018

If the embedded video does not work then please click on the link below to watch todays livestream; YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM Listen here; This live service is for those of you who are unable to attend a Mosque in person today, and for our Jamaat members who are spread across the World. We are dedicated to spreading the true message of Islam – [...]

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No Live Broadcast Today

Dear Viewers, As Salaam Alaikum to you all. Unfortunately due to illness within our technical team, and absence, we will not be able to broadcast our Friday Prayers today. Please accept our apologies for this but we will be back again on Friday 5th January at 1pm GMT. You can watch our live broadcasts on Youtube here or via the embedded video [...]

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Why Twitter didn’t delete anti-Muslim tweets

Ivana Kottasová, reporting for CNN: The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and the destruction of a statue of the Virgin Mary. They also appear to violate the terms of use published by Twitter. It warns users: “You may not promote violence [...]

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Live Broadcast: March 2017 Community Meeting

On the first Sunday of every month we open up the doors of our Mosque in Wembley for our ‘Community Meeting’. This live service is for those of you who are unable to attend a Mosque in person, and for our members who are spread across the World. This is, as always, a gathering which is open to all people, Muslim or not, and is a chance [...]

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Pakistan Has a Drinking Problem

Members of Parliament and law enforcers and industrialists and bureaucrats and young professionals and even some religious scholars can drink with impunity. A taxi driver trying to score a beer on the go risks a jail term or losing his eyesight to moonshine. It’s a law-and-order issue, you see. The rich drink in their own homes and frolic [...]

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‘Kill Ahmadi’ Charity Under Investigation

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a London mosque where leaflets which called for the killing of a sect of Muslims were distributed. The investigation has been launched following allegations in the public domain that the mosque was distributing literature from its premises promoting hatred towards the Ahmadi community. [...]

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The Female Sharia Judges of India

From her home in the Indian city of Bhopal, Safia Akhtar listens in on her neighbors’ most intimate dramas.   As often as three times a week, women pass through her door to complain of deceitful husbands, evil in-laws, abandonment, and abuse. Akhtar, a grandmother, hears from both sides of each dispute before dispensing justice, according [...]

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Judge Reads Complete Quran Before Giving Judgement

In order properly to analyse these speeches, it is necessary, to have a basic understanding of Islam, its terminology and its tropes. It is also important to have an understanding of the historical context of the Qur’an (the Revelation) and the Sunna (the practice of the Prophet Muhammad) and the contemporaneous circumstances in which the [...]

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