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UK Mosques to Help Homeless, Poor in Winter

Preston mosques hand out clothes and food to rough sleepers More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed out to the city’s homeless this week PRESTON – With the beginning of the harsh winter season in the UK, British mosques have started to cooperate for raising donations …

Muslims Donate 4869kg to Food Bank for Christmas

BLACKBURN – Muslim volunteers at Jaame Mosque in Blackburn, the UK, volunteered on December 9 to package 11,595 meals, stocking up their local food bank in preparation for Christmas, Asian Image reported on December 12. The Muslim charity drive saw mosques and Muslim organizations from Blackburn coming together to raise as much as they could …

Muslim Charity Launches “What Would Jesus Do” Campaign

Muslim Charity Launches “What Would Jesus Do” Campaign

LONDON – A UK-based Muslim charity will launch a new campaign this Christmas to support refugees under the title “What Would Jesus Do.”? “To some, it will seem strange that a Muslim charity is asking people what Jesus would do, that is, until they find out that Muslims also believe in Jesus,” a statement from …

This Coach Gets More Muslim Girls into Football

When the young people attending a youth club in Birmingham said they wanted to play football, founder Asha Ali Rage made it happen. BIRMINGHAM — A few young football fans at the Dream Chaser youth club in Birmingham, the UK have inspired Asha Ali Rage to start her career as a football coach, BBC reported. …

Time-lapse Video Shows Construction of Cambridge’s New Mosque

The incredible video shows the progress on the eco-friendly building over two years  CAMBRIDGE – An awe-inspiring time-lapse footage of a massive Cambridge mosque in the UK has been released showing the progress of the huge Islamic center between November 2016 and October 2018 from the foundations to its golden dome, Cambridge News reported on …

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Islamophobia: British Muslims Demand Full Legal Protection

LONDON – British Muslim organizations and councils across the UK are calling the political party leaders to adopt a newly proposed definition of Islamophobia. The demand is made through co-signed open letters published earlier this week. The Guardian reported on December 1. “For our communities, it was vital that the definition encapsulated the racialized reality …

This 7-Year-Old Boy from England Memorized the Entire Qur’an

LUTON – A 7-year-old boy from Luton, England has memorized the entire Qur’an at the age or 7, following the footsteps of his older sister who made this accomplishment at the same age two years ago. “(It felt) like being in a dream. I never ever dreamt I could achieve this. Allah (SWT) has truly …

Parliamentary Group in UK Defines Islamophobia

LONDON – The All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims has published a report outlining the definition of Islamophobia which has been endorsed by MPs, community activists, and inter-faith organizations, Anadolu Agency reported on November 29. The report says: “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness …

Muslim Students Raise £1m Just in One Week

LONDON – Muslim students from all over Britain have reached a record by raising over £1 million for Islamic Relief during Charity Week between October 22 and 28; the charity’s annual campaign with student Islamic societies, Fundraising reported on November 28. “To raise over a million pounds in one week, whilst juggling studies, is an …

Meet UK’s Leading Voice on What Muslims Want

Shelina Janmohamed calls for a deeper understanding of the misunderstood western Muslim consumer Like a growing legion of British Muslims, she won’t be celebrating Christmas, but will enjoy her time off on December 25th with a hearty meal and loved ones LONDON – UK will be celebrating Christmas in nearly a month and its growing …



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