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Fashion Compassion

Fashion Compassion

Fatema Zehra introduces Master’s student, Amina Mahmood Sheikh to the fashion house with a heart:Fashion ComPassion, and takes a look at how fashion can make a...

Land Rover’s New Baby

Land Rover’s New Baby

Range Rovers have always oozed class and confidence. Fazeel Ashraf...

Diary of a travelling Imam - Hope Amongst Despair

Diary of a travelling Imam - Hope Amongst Despair

I was in two minds about going to Pakistan. Islamic Relief had made...

After Hardship Comes Ease - Yasir Akram

After his return from Pakistan in 2008, Yasir Akram found himself constantly out of breath, suffering from exhaustion...

Tunis to Tahrir - The Struggle for Liberty

The beauty of people power burst onto the streets of Tunisia and Egypt. After decades of living under oppression, they...

Watch This Face - Huzaifa Patel

At 17, Huzaifa Patel has already got his wings; his Silver Wings, that is - a license that allows him to fly a Grob...

New Muslim Cool

Film Review by Mohammed Elshimi New Muslim Cool is a beautiful and entertaining documentary about the power...

Diary of a Beardless Rumi - Tales of a Sinner

I went to the mosque a couple of days ago just to see what was happening. I was told by a brother that an...

emel blog - Against All Odds - 25.03.2011

emel blog - Against All Odds - 25.03.2011

We spotted this inspirational video about a group of boys in a fishing village in Thailand who wanted to start their...

10 Questions with Yousef Al Rajhi

10 Questions with Yousef Al Rajhi

Starting in 1997 with a small kiosk, Yousef’s chain of cafes...

Evolution is often better than Revolution

Evolution is often better than Revolution

Pushing for too much too soon brings its own set of unprecedented...

A Week in the Life of Nabila Ramdani

A Week in the Life of Nabila Ramdani

Freelance journalist, Nabila Ramdani, is one of 10 winners of the...

Perfect Patterns

Perfect Patterns

The right pattern can bring out new depths and develop a strong...

Sporting Skills - The British Asian Sports Awards 2011

Sporting Skills - The British Asian Sports Awards 2011

As the 2011 British Asian Sports Awards approach, Ali Khimji meets a...

Endometriosis - A special womens health feature

Endometriosis - A special womens health feature

Two million women in the UK suffer from this painful disease. Dr....

Return to Tunis

Return to Tunis

After over 20 years in exile, the Jasmine Revolution compels London...

Friends in Faith

Friends in Faith

College friends, Mustafa and Usama, introduced each other to Islam.&...

Lucy Bushill-Matthews - Making Mistakes

Lucy Bushill-Matthews - Making Mistakes

We are all prone to making mistakes: small ones, big ones;...

Geek Shaykh - 3D Gadgets

Geek Shaykh - 3D Gadgets

Don’t just admire 3D effects in the cinema. Ali Khimji shows...

The Enduring Heart

The Enduring Heart

“Christians held a mass in Tahrir Square, side by side with...

Book Review - Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus

Book Review - Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus

Book Review by Munir Quddus Muhammad Yunus’ new...

Looking Back - How Cervantes Lost His Left Arm

Looking Back - How Cervantes Lost His Left Arm

The brother of a merchant sailor inspired literature from the...

Milan - A Feast for the Eyes

Milan - A Feast for the Eyes

Long time a destination for fashionistas and art fiends, Milan is...

Against the Tide

Against the Tide

Having disliked Churchill whilst in India, Riazul Hasan came to...

The White Tiger

The White Tiger

Book Review by Tam HussainIt is a mark of a talented writer that he...

Film Review - West is West

Film Review - West is West

Film Review by Mohammad MirbashiriMore than 10 years after East...

Exhibition Review - The Shape of things

Exhibition Review - The Shape of things

Exhibition Review by Khadija Gulamhusein With the rise of far...

Cooking with Aubergine

Cooking with Aubergine

Commonly found in Middle Eastern and Asian kitchens, the aubergine...

David Cameron and Muscular Liberals

David Cameron and Muscular Liberals

The prime minister sent a powerful message to Muslims about their...

Restaurant Review - The Mango Tree

Restaurant Review - The Mango Tree

Restaurant Review by Marya Ahmed and Farkhanda MohiyuddinMango...

How to be an (extra)ordinary revolutionary

How to be an (extra)ordinary revolutionary

One ordinary individual can be the catalyst for change. On...

Love and Lyrics

Love and Lyrics

Husband and wife duo, Aja and Samir from Hip-Hop group The...

Ask Aunty - March 2011

Ask Aunty - March 2011

Q) I have been looking to get married for some years and am now in...

Relieving the Suffering

Relieving the Suffering

With the increased frequency of natural and man-made disasters,...