UK | About Islam
Home > Tag: UK

Tag: UK

Nigerian Muslim Neurologist Gets Order of British Empire

KANO – A Nigerian Muslim neurologist in West Midlands, UK, Dr. Abdullah Shehu, has been awarded the membership of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen of England in recognition of his work. “It is with great pleasure that I write to congratulate my confidant for this accomplishment as been graciously conferred …

Scottish Mosques For All: Group Calls for Women-Friendly Mosques

EDINBURGH – Muslim women across the UK are campaigning for more prayer spaces for women in mosques, saying that more than a quarter of mosques in the UK either have no facilities for women or access is restricted. “It is unfortunate that many mosques fail to provide basic access for Muslim women to use the …

Muslims Face Disproportionate Media Coverage: Study

LONDON – Two British teenagers were imprisoned for 10 and 12 years respectively for what the judge, Justice Cheema-Grubb said, “was not wishful thinking or fantasy, it was a real plot… You planned to murder teachers and pupils at your school in North Yorkshire by shooting them in a re-enactment of the Columbine massacre… (and …

Cryptocurrency

UK Mosque Raises £14,000 in Cryptocurrency Donations

LONDON – Two months ago, a mosque in the UK decided to accept cryptocurrency donations – and it’s seen dramatic results… Masjid Ramadan in East London now has raised almost £14,000 in digital payments, Crypto News Review reported on July 16. During the past holy Hijri month of Ramadan, between May 16 and June 14, the mosque in Shacklewell …

British Council Bans Unstunned Halal Meat from Schools

LANCASHIRE – Lancashire county council in UK voted on July 12 to stop providing halal meat from unstunned animals to school meals, The Guardian reported. The decision ignored the result of a public consultation in which 65% of respondents strongly disagreed with the proposal and just a third of respondents (33%) strongly agreed. Some 8,545 filled …

UK Police Tips to Avoid Hajj Fraud

UK Police Warns Against Hajj Fraud, Offers Advice to Pilgrims

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE – In an official statement on July 9, Nottinghamshire Police has presented some fraud avoidance advices for British Muslim pilgrims who are heading to Makkah for Hajj next August. “Within this pilgrimage mass of humanity are thousands of UK citizens, many of whom will have saved for years in the knowledge that, for them, …

UK Muslims Slam Tories Handling of Party Islamophobia

LONDON – The Muslim Council of Britain has sent a second open letter to the Conservative Party criticizing it for neglecting an inquiry about rising Islamophobia in the party. Anadolu Agency reported on June 27. “Three weeks ago we wrote to you requesting an inquiry into Islamophobia within the Conservative party, sadly we have neither …

British Muslim Account of Eid at 10 Downing Street

Eid at 10 Downing Street... Reflections of a British Muslim

British Muslim leaders and influencers were invited to an Eid event hosted by Prime Minister Theresa May. With many difficult situations from the government’s Prevent program to indirect involvement in wars such as those in Yemen to Brexit, many British Muslims feel at times disenfranchised. Entrepreneur Shahzad Younas, founder of mismatch shares his thoughts on …

World Leaders Greet Muslims on `Eid Al-Fitr

TORONTO – World leaders have sent special greetings to the Muslim community to mark the end of Ramadan and `Eid Al-Fitr, commending their spirit of giving and integration. “After a month of fasting and reflection, `Eid is a time for Muslims to come together to feast, celebrate, and share their good fortune with others,” said …



find out more!