At a time of increasing scrutiny of the faith around the world, Hussain Manawer has become a public face of British Muslims after becoming UK’s first Muslim astronaut.
So, at the end of a bleak year globally, let’s take a moment to throw off the winter blues and enjoy Aboutislam’s 2016 Awards. We've chosen individuals and groups whose stories of courage, their ability to overcome adversity and whose generosity, gave us some much needed rays of sunshine this year.
A video showing British Muslims from North West England sharing Christmas gifts with the homeless has went viral on the internet, winning praise from the community for helping the less fortunate in the holiday season.
Cristiano Ronaldo, 2016’s best football player, offered the children of Syria a message of hope on Friday, December 23, telling them that they are the true heroes in the sixth year of a bitter war, and making a generous donation to provide immediate life-saving relief to children and families in Syria.
Showing the true teachings of Islam, German Muslims are showing their support for the families of the victims of Monday’s attack at Berlin Christmas market.
BUCHAREST – Sevil Shhaideh, a Romanian Muslim woman, could become the country’s first female prime minister with her name already being put forward by the Social Democratic Party to take the post after winning recent general election.
One of the UK’s leading specialist health and social care legal firms, Ridouts, has taken the unusual step of releasing a statement after the successful qualification of a Muslim colleague.
Muslims scholars condemned the killing of the Russian ambassador to Turkey and the truck attack in Berlin Christmas market, saying violence would only feed hatred in the world.
A gunman stormed a Zurich mosque on Monday evening, opening fire and injuring three praying Muslims, in the latest hate attack targeting the Muslim communities across Europe.
The main mosque in Molenbeek district of Brussels hosted intercultural Christmas dinner on Sunday, December 18, in a unique gathering attended by hundreds of residents.
A shocking anti-Islamic graffiti inspired by the Crusades, frequently used by members of the so-called 'alt-right' movement, was sprayed during the weekend at the walls of a local mosque in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, in an attack investigated a hate crime.
A group of British Muslims paid a special visit to the government headquarters in 10 Downing Street on Saturday, December 17, to promote peace and dispel stereotypes about Islam, delivering roses to the Prime Minister as part of an international campaign for integration.