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This British Muslim Now Using Football to Counter Extremism

THIS is the British Muslim who champions the beautiful game as the ultimate weapon against terrorism. LONDON – Believing in the power of sport to bring peace, a British Muslim former Arsenal Academy football player is using his Football for Peace organization to spread peace and fight extremism in the world. “The last two years …

Peace in Paradise - What You'll Never Find in This World

Peace in Paradise - What You'll Never Find in This World

The one thing about Paradise that entices me more than anything else is something that absolutely cannot be found in this world. It has never existed here, and will not exist in the future, either. It is the thing that drives me to keep working for Jannah…

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

“When Allah created creation, He wrote words that were placed at His throne. They said, “My mercy will prevail over my anger.” (Al-Bukhari) Knowing that the mercy of Allah will prevail over His anger is reason never to lose hope. When we are overcome, we should remember that all is never lost. If you ever think …

My Brother, My Sister- How Muslims Are Interconnected

My Brother, My Sister: How Muslims Are Interconnected

To call someone “brother” or “sister” in Islam is not just a courtesy. It is not just a polite habit that has been acquired over the years. It is a fact. Only a real Muslim can understand these words. The ties between Muslims are even stronger than national ties…

5th Peace Forum in Muslim Societies Inaugurated in UAE

5th Peace Forum in Muslim Societies Inaugurated in UAE

ABU DHABI – The 5th Annual Conference of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies was inaugurated yesterday, December 5, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Urdu Point reported. The three-day event is being organized under the theme, “Alliance of Virtues: An Opportunity for Global Peace“. Some 800 representatives of various religions, international human rights organizations, and a …

12 Steps for Peace Building Among Muslims

12 Steps for Peace Building Among Muslims

Does difference mean the death of cooperation? Does this mean you cannot be a good brother or sister to a fellow Muslim who thinks differently? Opening your mind up to understanding someone else…

Mending Relationships- Where is the Brotherhood?

Mending Relationships: Where is the Brotherhood?

There has never been a brotherhood that strong. In today’s world, one can argue that the Muslim community is really quite weak. How many times have we lent a hand to a person in need? And how many times have we stayed silent, waiting until asked to do something charitable?

4 Spiritual Tools Battle Anxiety and Stress

4 Spiritual Tools to Battle Anxiety and Stress

Sometimes I wonder if our ancestors experienced the same levels of stress and anxiety we experience today. It seems as if high anxiety is a mark of living in modern times where we are aware of and on guard against every microbe, every fanatic, every state that holds the potential to destroy us…

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

In a June 1999 interview, British writer and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing (1919–2013) reminisces about a Shanghai visit during which she had this experience: One evening I heard a Chinese family singing “Happy Birthday.” It was weird. You would have thought that they would have their own happy birthday song. Every dominant society in the …

The Islamic New Year - A New Start

The Islamic New Year - A New Start

Our Hijrah is yet another chance for Muslims to become better people. In this world we are struggling against personal weakness and struggling against the power of the world itself and striving towards heaven… This Hijrah we are called to leave old ways behind…



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