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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

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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Biggest Charity Fraud in Panama Papers

An article by Akber Choudry on Medium; Money flows as charitable donations from ‘have’ countries like U.S.,. Canada, Pakistan, Germany and U.K. into AMJ International from where it is distributed into dubious projects around the world. The accounting in each country is kept up to date, but money gets lost in international transactions. [...]

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Hazrat Ameer’s 2016 Eid ul Fitr Message

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Assalaam-o-Alaikum Wa Rakhmatullahi Wa Barakaato Hoo. I wish you all a very happy Eid ul Adha. Eid-ul-Adha is widely known as Eid ul-Qurban or Eid of Sacrifice. The root of the Arabic word Qurban is qaf ra ba which means qurb or nearness, i.e., nearness to Allah. Sacrificing in the way of Allah is thus the way to [...]

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Eid Ul Adha 2016 Live Broadcast

We will be broadcasting tomorrows Eid-Ul-Adha programme for those of you who are unable to attend a Mosque, whether that be due to having to work or health reasons etc. We hope that being able to watch our Eid programme will make you feel a part of our loving community. Click here to watch our LIVE broadcast If you miss the live broadcast [...]

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MI5 stopped Scotland Yard taking Choudary down

From The Telegraph; The security services repeatedly prevented Scotland Yard from pursuing criminal investigations against hate preacher Anjem Choudary, it has been claimed.   Met counter-terror officers often felt they enough evidence to build a case against the radicalising cleric, only to be told to hang fire by MI5, because he was [...]

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