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40 ways to make the spirit of Ramadan Last the whole year

40 ways to make the spirit of Ramadan Last the whole year

The end of Ramadan need not signal an end to the feeling of increased spiritual connectedness. Sarah Joseph explores 40 ways to keep the Ramadan spirit strong. &...

The Bike Diaries

The Bike Diaries

Riding from Europe to the Middle East, Anwar and Alexis discuss how...

Signal Block - A special health feature on Alzheimer's and Dementia

Signal Block - A special health feature on Alzheimer's and Dementia

Dr. Noreen A. Kassem looks at the neurodegenerative disorders,...

The Forgotten Flooded

With 20 million people displaced and an area larger than England under water, Pakistan stands on the brink of chaos....

Eid Mubarak from the emel team

We hope that you have a blessed Eid with your friends and family. For many people around the world, Eid will be...

Connections

Ramadan is a time of increased connections – an increased connection to God through remembrance of Him and the...

Business Savvy - embarking on personal business ventures

With the recent downfall in employment, more people are considering embarking on personal business ventures. Taimoor...

Different Strokes

The French and Syrian bans on the niqab may look the same, but underneath they are very different. Naturally it is...

Diary of an In-law - Boundaries

Diary of an In-law - Boundaries

Dada, my father in law’s father, is one of a kind. He acts on what he feels – no less, no more.I recall a...

Cultivating a Cohesive Society

Cultivating a Cohesive Society

The opportunity to incorporate respect for humanity as part of our...

Editorial - First Date

Editorial - First Date

I'm writing this in the midst of Ramadan. As I was breaking my fast...

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Roman writer, Cassiodorus, called the city of Rome the eighth...

I am not my job

I am not my job

In the age of overtime that becomes overkill, it is time to liberate...

Trouble in Europe

Trouble in Europe

I was on my way to northern Europe and decided to go by train. It...

A Touch of Festivity

A Touch of Festivity

The festive period of Eid is fast approaching. Fatema Zehra helps...

Yasmine and Mohamed - A Healthy Balance

Yasmine and Mohamed - A Healthy Balance

Despite finding marriage a challenge initially, Mohamed and Yasmine...

Blog Post - Qatar serenades Fifa with impressive World Cup bid

Blog Post - Qatar serenades Fifa with impressive World Cup bid

The mega rich gulf state of Qatar has thrown off its gloves in the...

Hijabi Fashionistas

Hijabi Fashionistas

Fatema Zehra and two other hijabi fashionistas describe their...

What kind of Muslim are you?

Recent marketing and advertising research concludes that ‘...

Want Less

Want Less

The Qur'an reminds us "Rivalry for worldly gain will distract...

Health

Health

The body is an amanah, a trust, from God. We cannot abuse it....

Discipline

Discipline

Ramadan brought discipline into your life. You did not eat or drink...

Archbishop of Canterbury's Message for Eid al-fitr

Archbishop of Canterbury's Message for Eid al-fitr

To Muslim friends and fellow workers on the occasion of Eid...

Eid Bites

Eid Bites

Eid is a joyous time filled with family and friends. Enjoy these...

Ibadat

Ibadat

Ramadan is a time of increased worship in our lives. In addition to...

Patient Perseverance

Patient Perseverance

Ramadan has taught that to achieve the target of completing the...

Developing Focus

Developing Focus

Our response to a difficulty or a problem can be to seek a...

Intention

Intention

“Actions are judged by intentions” (Bukhari and Muslim)...