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Non-Muslim Women Get Free Hijabs in Birmingham - About Islam

Non-Muslim Women Get Free Hijabs in Birmingham

A British Muslim organization working on building bridges between faith communities in the UK has hosted a community event in Birmingham City center, inviting the public to try hijab. “Trying headscarf (hijab) community event in Birmingham City Centre, we had an amazing response, public loved trying the headscarf, they wanted to try and feel what …

Rain Disrupts`Eid Al-Adha Plans in Birmingham - About Islam

Rain Disrupts`Eid Al-Adha Plans in Birmingham

Expecting heavy rain and wind on Sunday, massive celebrations at Birmingham’s Small Heath Park have been canceled due to safety concerns, Birmingham Mail reported. “After a weather inspection, it has been decided that it will not be safe to hold `Eid in the park on Sunday 11th August due to the rain and winds,” organizers …

bearded broz founder imran hameed

This Birmingham Muslim Community Group Helps Neighbors

For Imran Hameed, his volunteer-led Bearded Broz group started with the Grenfell Tower tragedy on June 14, 2017. “I was watching the Grenfell Tower tragedy unfold on TV from my sofa in Birmingham, and I knew I had to help,” Hameed told Positive News. “I went down to London with some volunteer brothers and we …

Birmingham Hosts Europe’s Largest `Eid Prayer - About Islam

Birmingham Hosts Europe’s Largest `Eid Prayer

More than 100,000 Muslims have taken part in `Eid celebrations at Birmingham’s Small Heath Park Tuesday, June 4, making it the largest `Eid prayer in Europe. The celebration is “one of the most important in the Islamic religious calendar and it’s an opportunity for us to come together in peace and unity”, said a spokesperson …

Ramadan Gifts Unite Foster Carers with UK Muslim Kids - About Islam

Ramadan Gifts Unite Foster Carers with UK Muslim Kids

Children books, stationery, snacks to be eaten at the end of each day’s fast, a copy of the Holy Qur’an and a Ramadan cookbook. They are all included in the gift boxes distributed by British mosques aimed at uniting non-Muslim foster carers with the Muslim kids they look after, Metro reports on May 20. “More …

Meet These Fasting Muslim Volunteers as They Feed Homeless in Birmingham - About Islam

Meet These Fasting Muslim Volunteers as They Feed Homeless in Birmingham

They are fasting for long hours themselves. Yet, volunteers in a Birmingham Muslim charity are making the best of their Ramadan by standing out to help feed the needy. “It’s difficult because the fasts are long, they go from 3.30am to 9 pm,” Taz Khan, 36, a member of As-Suffa charity, told Birmingham Live. “At …

Birmingham Mosque Attacks Shock Muslims - About Islam

Birmingham Mosque Attacks Shock Muslims

Five mosques in Birmingham have been targeted in a string of violent attacks, with reports of a man smashing windows with a sledgehammer Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation “My initial reaction was shock that this had happened,” said Yousef Zaman, chairman of Masjid Faizul Islam mosque in Aston, BBC reported. “There’s a fear factor …

Birmingham’s First Ever Monthly Muslim Market:  Highlights - About Islam

Birmingham’s First Ever Monthly Muslim Market: Highlights

The free event celebrating Muslim businesses run by stay at home mums kicked off this month BIRMINGHAM — Supporting small to medium Muslim enterprises, the UK’s Muslim Instashop Expo opened this weekend its first monthly Muslim market in Birmingham, Birmingham Mail reported. “The event brought 40 to 50 businesses from across Britain. These were all …

140,000 Gather for `Eid Prayer in Birmingham - About Islam

140,000 Gather for `Eid Prayer in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM – More than 140,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham Friday, June 15, for a record-breaking `Eid Al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of Ramadan. “This celebration is one of the most important in the Islamic religious calendar and it’s an opportunity for us all to come together in peace and unity,” a spokesman for Green Lane …

Birmingham Muslims Feed Homeless in Ramadan - About Islam

Birmingham Muslims Feed Homeless in Ramadan

BIRMINGHAM – A group of Muslims who fed the homeless and hungry in Birmingham, the UK over the Christmas are doing the same again, this time throughout Ramadan. “Thank you to all the volunteers that have helped out in Birmingham City Centre, and a big thank you to Let’s Feed Brum who is an excellent …



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