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The Decade in Review

The Decade in Review

The first decade of the 21st Century was marked by violence, financial turmoil and climatic devastation. Sarah Joseph wonders, “Is there no other way...

Double Take - Sam and Kandy

Double Take - Sam and Kandy

Sam and Kandy tell us how a case of mistaken identity led to a ...

A Week in the life of Dr Marwan Al-Dawoud

A Week in the life of Dr Marwan Al-Dawoud

Taking his medical expertise abroad, the inspirational, Dr Marwan...

Listings - January 2010

5 December 2009 - 24th JanuaryLandscape Photographer of the Year 2009The annual awards are now in their third year...

Mughal Magic - Shelina Janmohammed

The Mughals were once an Islamic imperial power that left behind flawless architecture and an incredible culture and...

Marhba Moorish Lounge and Bistro

Review by Joseph Downing and Gaenor Levington In the middle of bustling Bayswater, Marhba Moroccan restaurant is...

Children of War

Nearly ten months after the Israeli incursion in Gaza, the scars point to the suffering of the region’s most...

iCover - a photobook on Muslim women

Book by Sadaf SyedReview by Rahima B MiahSadaf Syed’s photo-essay on American Muslim women captures a reality...

When Tomorrow Comes

When Tomorrow Comes

The last decade was vividly played out to me on a video at my grandmother’s funeral. As we mourned her passing...

Getting what we deserve

Getting what we deserve

In an age of growing consumerism, the lines between desire, demand...

The Essence of Humanity

The Essence of Humanity

Does a boycott of Holocaust Memorial Day really show Muslims to be a...

Watch This Face - Magda Ali

Watch This Face - Magda Ali

Magda Ali is a young woman of steely ambition. at just 21 she has...

The Credit Crunch

The Credit Crunch

What caused the Greatest Economic Crisis in...

Arabian Nights - Interview with the Director

Arabian Nights - Interview with the Director

Arabian Nights director Dominic Cooke speaks to Saadeya Shamsuddin...

Archives - Issue 4

Archives - Issue 4

Welcome to the Archives of Issue 4.   Taking a look back...

When Muslims Saved Jews

When Muslims Saved Jews

It is written in the Qur’an, “Whoever saves one life,...

A date with Firenze - Florence Travel Review

A date with Firenze - Florence Travel Review

Words and Photography by Mehvash Khan  Florence is...

Flashback - Fashion from the past decade

Flashback - Fashion from the past decade

Make the past fit your future. Keen trend-setters and avid emel...

Download a digital copy of emel today

Download a digital copy of emel today

You can now purchase a digital copy of our latest issue for...

Gaza - A Year on

Gaza - A Year on

What has changed? And when the conflict in Gaza finally ends, where...

Bread - Wholesome winter goodness

Bread - Wholesome winter goodness

Raise your spirits with some flour-power this winter by baking your...

The Majesty of Generalife, Andalucia

The Majesty of Generalife, Andalucia

emel features the magnificent gardens of Alhambra,...

Dinner with the family gets complicated

Dinner with the family gets complicated

It’s not easy being part of a big family. Still, no one can...

Geek Shaykh - Cameras to suit your lifestyle

Geek Shaykh - Cameras to suit your lifestyle

For moments that deserve to be captured, Robi Chowdhury compiles the...

Archives - Issue 5

Archives - Issue 5

Welcome to the Archives of Issue 5.   Take a look at the...

Urban Legend - Volkswagen Polo Review

Urban Legend - Volkswagen Polo Review

With all the doom and gloom stories about what bad shape our economy...

Muslims of Europe - the “other” Europeans

Muslims of Europe - the “other” Europeans

Review by Tahereh HadianH. A. Hellyer discusses the presence of...

‘KPMG Mind, Body and Soul’ - the Mica Gallery

‘KPMG Mind, Body and Soul’ - the Mica Gallery

Review by Fatema ZehraKPMG hosted the launch of the Islamic Art...

Alwan Festival New York: Women’s Visi ons: A Festival Across and Genres and Traditions

Alwan Festival New York: Women’s Visi ons: A Festival Across and Genres and Traditions

Review by Tahereh HadianAlwan for the Arts is a New York based Arts...

Yusuf - Guess I'll take my time - London

Yusuf - Guess I'll take my time - London

Review by Omair Kam-char“That was a legend! You just saw a...