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London Synagogue Hosts Interfaith Ramadan Iftar

LONDON – Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan joined Britain’s Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on Wednesday at London synagogue for an interfaith Ramadan iftar attended also by other faith leaders. “I’m delighted so many young Londoners are a part of this Iftar because as Mayor I always enjoy spending time with young Londoners and listening to what you …

MFest: British Muslim Culture Goes Mainstream

LONDON – Their inaugural event, perhaps the first one of its kind in the UK, MFest ‘came out of nowhere’ and caught everyone by surprise. Running across the weekend at the British Library, their director Tufyal Choudhury described the event as, “a festival of Muslim cultures and ideas,” adding that “the idea of MFest came …

London Muslim Takeaway Serves 300 Homeless Weekly

LONDON- Tomorrow is Thursday. So, for Naeem Qureshi, preparations are underway to present free food to hundreds of homeless in his East London takeaway. “I saw a lot of homeless people around here so I and my son were talking about it and we decided that we will do a free food (service) every Thursday,” he told …

Muslim Woman Launches Hijabi Doll Collection

LONDON – Filling a void in the international market, a new company in the UK has released its first Muslim doll collection, covering a unique range of ethnically-diverse Muslim population. “The Muslim Doll Collection has been created to celebrate the multicultural diversity that exists in the world today,” says Farhat Amin from The Muslim Sticker …

Hate Crimes Targeting Muslims Soars in London: Report

LONDON – Hate crimes targeting Muslims in London has soared by about 40 percent in the past year, Scotland Yard figures revealed. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan warned perpetrators they face arrest and prosecution under a “zero-tolerance” approach, Evening Standard reported. “London is a place where we celebrate, cherish and embrace diversity,” he said. “I’m …

McDonald's Apology Not Enough For Hijabi Teenager

A Muslim teenager who was told to remove her hijab before entering a McDonald’s because it posed a “security threat” said that the restaurant’s apology was not enough in the face of rising hatful atmosphere.

Creative Quarter

Muslim Students Explore Science at Creative Quarter

UK school students including Muslim pupils flocked to shake hands with robots, create art from liquids and solids, and learn about the Bionic Man. Jennie Rawling of Imperial College London reported on November 21. During London’s Creative Quarter 2017, visitors attended demonstration lectures and took part in interactive exhibits. That’s beside learning about careers in science, technology, …



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