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The Magnetism of the Ka'ba

The Magnetism of the Ka'ba

The cube: a primary building block, the simplicity of which reflects the essence of Islam. emel brings you art from around the world, depicting the magnificent beauty...

Making of the Kiswah

Making of the Kiswah

The Ka’ba is an iconic structure. Over one billion Muslims...

Hajj - An Inward Voyage

Hajj - An Inward Voyage

Hajj is a journey on many planes, Abdal Hakim Murad takes us through...

Directing Reality

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is Pakistan’s first Oscar nominee. She speaks to Ali Khimji about her films, her career, and...

Striving for Our Sisters

Islam has championed the rights of women since earliest times, with the Prophet Muhammad leading the way. But today...

Endometriosis - A special womens health feature

Two million women in the UK suffer from this painful disease. Dr. Noreen A. Kassem explains endometriosis and provides...

Life Skills

What will your children learn this summer? Holidays can be a time for teaching children fundamental skills that will...

A Crafted Heritage

The rich history of Bosnia’s craft has played a large part in the strength of cultural identity in the region....

Hajj in the Past

Hajj in the Past

This year approximately three million people will travel to Makkah, the site of the Ka’ba. We chart historical...

Medals of Honour

Medals of Honour

Considered the highest military decoration, the Victoria Cross is awarded for bravery and valour; with the George Cross as the subsequent civilian counterpart. The following individuals are the few Muslim ...

Forgotten Heroes - The Muslim Contribution

Forgotten Heroes - The Muslim Contribution

With Remembrance Day today, Somaiya Khan-Piachaud and Ayman Khwaja...

Burma - A Forgotten Battle

Burma - A Forgotten Battle

Commonwealth soldiers fought in campaigns across the globe, but...

Eco-Warriors

Eco-Warriors

Battling to protect the planet, these inspirational men and women...

Acknowledging the Contribution

Acknowledging the Contribution

Political, Military and Religious leaders pay tribute to the...

Rumble Young Man, Rumble

Rumble Young Man, Rumble

Muhammad Ali is the most recognised figure in the world. He has...

The Journey of a Butterfly

The Journey of a Butterfly

Muhammad Ali has been known as much for his religious choices as for...

What happens to your body during a fast?

What happens to your body during a fast?

Dr Noreen A. Kassem discusses what happens to your body during a...

Telling Stories: Interfaith

Telling Stories: Interfaith

From the very beginning of emel, reaching out was fundamental to us;...