Monthly Archives: December 2018

What were the top British Muslim stories in 2018?

It’s been yet another year when British Muslims were targeted by the state and the media, with our religious and political values under constant attack, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. 2018 was a year when the government appointed one of the community’s most disliked figures to the role of extremism tsar, when …

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Opening Our Eyes to the Light of the Qurʾan

Most practising Muslims have heard numerous ahādith and āyāt about the Qurʾan as a “manifest light,” “an exhortation,” “a cure,” “a mercy,” “a guide,” and something “that has no doubt.”[1] However, many contemporary Muslims disagree. Undeniably confused by the Qurʾan, it is difficult to come to terms with the reality of …

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Recharging Ourselves After the Season of Mourning

Now that the season of mourning Abi Abdillah Al-Husayn (as) has reached its temporary conclusion, now what? For the past two months, many of us attended majlis al-azaa regularly. Many of us observed the state of grief and mourning and sponsored events in the name of Imam Husayn (as). Many …

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