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Meet UK Army Veteran Turned Pro-Mosque Campaigner

LINCOLN – Though as a British army veteran, he has a Union flag and the cross of St George flags hoisted in his front garden, Ian Durrant is not an anti-Muslim nationalist. The former soldier, who served for 25 years in the army, is actually a pro-mosque activist who campaigned for the first mosque in …

Salah Wins Professional Footballer's Association Player of the Year

LIVERPOOL – Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah has won the Premier League Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award for 2017-18, beating Manchester City trio Kevin de Bruyne, Leroy Sane, and David Silva in the vote by his fellow players. “It’s an honor and especially as it’s voted by the players. I am happy …

Muslim Lifestyle Expo Returns to London

LONDON – For the third consecutive year, thousands of Muslims thronged Kingston Olympia London, Saturday, April 21, to attend Muslim lifestyle show, enjoying different cultures, exhibitions, halal food and even a catwalk fashion show. “Following the huge groundbreaking success…in 2016 at the renowned Kensington Olympia London, the seminal event returned by popular demand over the …

New Charity Platform Organizes UK Muslims' Donations

LONDON – A new ‘revolutionary’ donation platform, aiming to empower Muslims, has been launched in the UK, with a goal of offering support to registered charities and promoting public benefits and charitable purposes. “MuslimGiving is an umbrella organization for UK based Muslim charities,” Muslim Giving website says. “Our primary goal is to help Muslim charities …

Scotland Western Isles Races to Get First Mosque Before Ramadan

STORNOWAY – The Muslim community in the Western Isles on Scotland western coast are racing against time to get their first mosque before Ramadan. This came after successfully setting up a crowdfunding campaigns to support the construction of the city’s first Muslim worshipping house. “It’s a big challenge to get it done in time for …

UK Awaits Its First Muslim Culture Festival

LONDON – Highlighting the diversity of the British Muslim culture, the annual festival MFest will come to the British Library in London from April 27-29. With over 25 events, MFest will include talks, workshops, presentations, and performances celebrating the the British Muslim culture presented by a panel of artists and writers. Talks will cover topics …

UK Mosque Hosts Autism Support Session

GLOUCESTER – Khadijah Mosque and Islamic center in Gloucester, the UK, opened its doors in the weekend to hold a support session for the Peterborough National Autistic Society. “It’s been a pleasure working with the members of the Khadija mosque,” Nazreen Bibi, branch chair of Peterborough National Autistic Society told Peterborough Today on April 15. …

Video of Praying Toddler Goes Viral

LONDON – A video of a British young toddler, seen copying his Muslim teachers prayers, has gone viral. “My brother has been doing this thing where he pulls a mat out of his diaper bag and lays on it like this and we couldn’t figure out what he was doing,” Twitter user Kylia Merrell wrote, …

Campaign Urges UK Muslims to Give Zakat Locally

LONDON – As part of a national effort to help more people in the community, a British Muslim Zakat foundation has kicked off a new campaign to encourage Muslims to donate their Zakat money locally in the UK rather than sending it overseas. The new campaign was declared in a video shared by Ilmfeed on …

Hijabi Scot Breaks Stereotypes, Excels in Basketball

GLASGOW – A teenage Scottish Muslim’s dedication to break down stereotypes and encourage fellow Muslim students to join the sports’ courts has earned her a Sunday Mail Young Scot nomination in the Equality And Diversity category. “Muslim women haven’t been given the opportunity to become great athletes. There could be the next Andy Murray or …



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