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Reflecting after Brussels: The solution is MORE Islam not less

Dr Abdul Wahid says that despite the shallow War on Terror commentary following the Brussels attacks the solution to the problem – in the West and in the Muslim world – is more Islam and not less. The first thoughts […]

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Syria – Not to be forgotten five years on

This week marks the five year anniversary of the Syrian uprising. When the uprising started, just as in Egypt and Tunisia, the overwhelming feeling amongst Muslims in Britain


The colonialists celebrations in destroying the Khilafah are coming to an end

For 92 years, ever since the destruction of the Khilafah in 1924 at the hands of the colonialists, the Muslim world from Morocco to Indonesia has been completely


5 reasons why we MUST talk about Khilafah

92 years after the abolition of the Khilafah, Abdul Wahid argues why we need to talk more about this Islamic institution. On 3rd March 1924 CE – 28th


The EU Referendum reveals identity fault lines within Britain and beyond

The truth is, that nation state models have failed to unite citizens every bit as much as the European model – but no one will admit it, writes Dr


Did the Times Justify Murder?

Following the shocking murder on his way home from the Mosque in Rochdale of Imam Jalal Uddin (who was brutally assaulted and left to die in a children’s


Syria conflict: How do I make sense of the confusion?

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What is the “British Islam” debate all about?

Dr Abdul Wahid explains the numerous problems he identifies with the ongoing “British Islam” debate. Around 30 years ago a work colleague told me assuredly that I was “British”.

ABD0027_20150912 - Zahlreiche FlŸchtlinge kommen in der Nacht vom 11.09.2015 auf den 12.09.2015 mit einem Zug aus Budapest am Hauptbahnhof in MŸnchen (Bayern) an. Deutsche Polizisten begleiten sie. Foto: Andreas Gebert/dpa +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++

New Muslim Migrants to the West: Adopt or Reject Local Cultures?

‘If we want Germans to accept Arabs, Arabs must also learn to accept them’ was the title of a newspaper article that highlighted the cultural lessons being run


Ofsted’s misogyny against the Niqab

Political Context On the 26th January 2016, Ofsted’s Chief Inspector, Sir Michael Wilshaw, further contributed to the systematic attempts by the British Government to ‘radicalise’ the British society against