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Church stands up to gay marriage, but conceded the intellectual battle centuries ago

The ruling Scottish administration lead by Alex Salmond recently announced plans to pass legislation which would legalise ‘same-sex’ marriage, and could see Scotland’s first gay marriage ceremony by 2015. This has been met with strong opposition, both from the general […]

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Letter from a HTB reader: Attacked for my Hijab

I have often imagined ‘how I would respond’ if my honour was attacked.  I envisaged many different ways by which I may react to such a humiliating scenario.

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Pragmatism will only lead Egypt to failure

Mohamed Morsi was sworn in as the president of Egypt on the Saturday 30th June 2012. This was a unique moment in the recent history of Egypt for

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Saudi Arabia: Weapons but no will

The release of the latest US congressional review has shown the global arms market continues to grow and that US arms sales have more than doubled from the

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Rohingya Massacre: Charity and dua alone?

Amazing scenes of goodness Maybe it was because we were in the middle of the blessed month of Ramadhan where our feelings of brotherhood are heightened. The heartbreaking YouTube

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Syria: The End Game

After 18 months of fighting the al-Assad regime, the end game, by Allah’s grace in now in sight. The whole Ummah has watched with astonishment at not

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Emergency Picket Against The Oppression of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, 2pm, Sat 11th August

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The Oppression of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

The Muslim is the brother of his fellow Muslim. He does not oppress him, nor does he abandon him… (Sahih Muslim)

  • The tragic oppression of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

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Should the Khilafah Top the Olympics Medals Table?

“Their achievements in this life may be impressive, but it is their dedication to the truth that raises their rank among people.” The London Olympics Motto is to “inspire

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Myanmar’s Muslims are slaughtered as world remains silent and country’s criminal president calls for their expulsion

In the first days of the blessed month of Ramadan, and after six successive weeks of the genocide and ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar, including the systematic