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Cameron’s calls for Muslim women to ‘integrate’ – speaking in fluent ‘dog whistle’

When UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced twenty million pounds funding to teach Muslim women to speak English, he argued it would help fight ‘radicalisation’, make them less isolated and move towards a truly ‘One Nation’ Britain. The proposals were […]

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Message to Mr Cameron: Bomb us or blame us – Muslims won’t give up or ‘reform’ their Islam

After the brutal killings that took place in France, the British government has stepped up its efforts for more military action in Syria and its crackdown

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Britain bombing Syria will not help the suffering of Syrians

Britain bombing Syria will neither help the suffering of ordinary Syrians nor the national security of the UK, writes Dr Abdul Wahid. Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out


The Relevance of the Tragedy of Karbala today

By Ahmad Abu Hayyan This sacred month holds a solemn place in the pages of Islamic history. The 10th of Muharram reminds the Muslim Ummah of the tragedy and


Part 2. Mars Discovering Water And Covering Over Cracks in Capitalism

By Wasif Abu Yusuf You would think that discovering water supplies and alien life to potentially aid humanity is a noble cause in itself. It’s difficult to buy this argument.


Cameron Madrassas for the future

By Ahmad Abu Hayyan On Wednesday 7th October 2015, David Cameron made his keynote speech to the Conservative Party Conference. It seems over the years there is no tory party


Part 1. Mars Discovering Water Discovering Life?

By Wasif Abu Yusuf What’s happened at NASA? Last week NASA sent out a cryptic press release about solving a "major" mystery on Mars. Beyond that the space agency provided

In this photograph released by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on October 3, 2015, fires burn in part of the MSF hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz after it was hit by an air strike. An air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz on October 3 left three Doctors Without Borders staff dead and dozens more unaccounted for, the medical charity said, with NATO conceding US forces may have been behind the bombing. The MSF facility is seen as a key medical lifeline in the region and has been running "beyond capacity" during recent fighting that saw the Taliban seize control of the provincial capital for several days. AFP PHOTO / MSF ----EDITORS NOTE---- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/MSF" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS -----

U.S. Bombing in Kunduz – Collateral Damage or Disregard for Human Life?

By Ahmad Abu Hayyan On Saturday 3rd October 2015, a US airstrike killed up to 20 aid workers and patients in a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz- Afghanistan.


Oregon Shootings- America’s dilemma

By Ahmad Abu Hayyan In an era where the United States of America presents its way of life to the world as an example to follow, its own society


Understanding The Tragic Hajj Deaths 2015

"For every nation is a specified term. So when their time has come, they will not remain behind an hour, nor will they precede it." (Quran TMQ 7:34) On