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New European law says Muslims can have whole month off for Ramadan

A new European directive states that Muslims can have the whole month off during Ramadan on full pay. Ramadan, for those who don’t know is the time when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. Fasts this year are set last for over 19 hours. Yes, 19 hours! From Monday any Muslim who wants to take the whole month off can ... Read More »

Turkey’s Non-Muslim Expats Rejoice Ramadan


Turkey’s non-Muslim expats observing Ramadan have been adapting to the traditions of the holy month through fasting, attending iftar with Muslim families and sharing the happiness of the blessed month. “Ramadan to me signifies spirituality, empathy, discipline, sharing and family happiness,” Felister Gesare Orangi, a 23-year-old student from Kenya told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday, July 2. The Kenyan Orangi, who ... Read More »

UK Muslims on Mission to Share Ramadan


CAIRO – Muslims from Manchester’s large city of Oldham have come up with an innovative idea to invite non-Muslim neighbors to share Ramadan fasting and iftar for one day with a Muslim family to drive out misconceptions about the faith and holy month. “This is to give people a bit of awareness,” Hushiyar Ali, a Muslim who lives in Oldham, ... Read More »

UK Muslims gather to promote tolerance


Thousands of British Muslims are gathering at a mass peace rally in Surrey aimed at promoting religious tolerance and rejecting extremism. An estimated 5,000 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), considered the biggest Muslim youth group in the United Kingdom, will participate in the three day event starting on Friday to promote dialogue around peace and rejecting religious ... Read More »

will Britain have a Muslim majority by 2050?

Birth rates among native-born women are currently low across most of Europe and the developed world in general. Demographers think a fertility rate of about 2.1 children per woman on average is necessary for the population of a developed country to sustain itself. Most of the “native” populations of Europe are failing to have enough children, while birth rates are ... Read More »

Muslims ‘could be banned’ from becoming UK school governors

A set of rules aimed at promoting “British values” in schools could ban conservative Muslims from becoming governors, a religious rights group says. The new regulations follow allegations of a “Trojan Horse” plot to Islamisize schools in the UK. UK bans teaching of creationism theory in free schools The Department of Education has introduced a new set of rules governing ... Read More »

The contribution of Muslim Players in World Cup

TOP STARS OF FRANCE WORLD CUP TEAM ARE MUSLIMS I was watching world up match between France and Honduras. I saw one bearded-player entered the field and raised his hands toward sky and making “Dua” (supplication). Few more doing the same action. I checked and found his name as Karim Mostafa Benzema, a star-player who score the first goal and ... Read More »

Belfast Muslims Appeal for Mosque Land

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CAIRO – Getting support of the Irish Deputy First Minister, Belfast Muslim community has called on the government to provide the funding necessary for a land plot to host the country’s first mosque. “It’s not doing them a favor. It’s giving them back some of their contributions that they have provided in tax and services within the Northern Ireland community,” ... Read More »

UK PM ‘concerned’ over Muslim schools row

Britain's Prime Minister Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street in London

David Cameron, the UK prime minister, is “deeply concerned” about allegations that “Islamic extremists” have been plotting to take over UK schools. Cameron made the remarks on Saturday evening, following a week of infighting between senior government ministers and months of reports that Muslim-majority schools in the city of Birmingham were being infiltrated by religious conservatives to make them adhere ... Read More »

The British Muslim is truly one among us


Those who believe in a clash of civilisations, in which British values are pitted against those of the Muslim world, have not been short of examples in the past few days. The BBC reports on an “Islamic takeover plot” by hardliners to seize control of several Birmingham state schools. Two Morrisons workers are suing the supermarket for not being able ... Read More »