He ‘fell in love with Islam after reading about Prophet Muhammad…’ MUĞLA – An elderly British man living in Turkey has converted to Islam after getting to know Islamic traditions and customs during his stay in the transcontinental Muslim country, Yeni Safak reported on February 21. Cliff Peter Barber, 72, has been residing in Turkey, …
A British referee has won huge praise from Muslim football fans after he stopped a Saudi Arabia cup match out of respect for the Adhan, the Muslim call to prayers.
Did you know 400,000 Muslims fought for the British during the Great War (1914-1918)? Had they not been called up to fight when they did, the outcome of the war could be very different.
A white British young woman who was raised with Muslim foster parents has praised her new family, stressing that despite hateful comments she gets in school, the family has been supportive and bolstered her own identity.
Like some hyped up reality TV contestant, Muslims are in-your-face 24/7, whether you like us or not. Admittedly, we most often appear on UK screens via news bulletins; dying in conflict, being attacked by far-right extremists or shoved into a police van with a rug over our heads.
The Association of School and College Leaders has issued guidance for British schools on how best to accommodate pupils who are fasting, offering recommendations to help Muslim students who will be observing the holy month of Ramadan during summer exams.
The main obstacles I faced were peer pressure from the West Indian community particularly when it came to hijab. Even though I wasn’t wearing a full hijab the male teachers in my school would pressure me and belittle me in an attempt to take it off.
CAIRO – Aiming to raise awareness about Muslim heroism during the First World War, a British Muslim advisor has launched an initiative to acknowledge the sacrifices and bravery of thousands of Muslim soldiers in the lines of the French and Belgian army during the Great War. “I started thinking about what it would have been like …