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From Partying to Praying: Here's How Persephone Found Islam - About Islam

From Partying to Praying: Here's How Persephone Found Islam

Persephone Rizvi was a self-proclaimed ‘party girl’ before one decision changed her life. “I was a bit of a ride or die girl and, to be honest with you, I did not really care if the die bit was liberal,” she said in a video published by BBC 3 Facebook page. “I think I’d find …

Manchester Muslim Girls School Gets Praise from Local Shop Manager

Manchester Muslim Girls School Gets Praise from Local Shop Manager

A Manchester Islamic High School for Girls has received a heartwarming letter from a local store manager, praising and extolling the manners and behavior of the students. “My name is [redacted], I am the store manager of the Co-op Beech road. We are only a couple of minutes away from your school,” the letter shared …

British Muslim Model Preserves Identity, Inspires Fashion Industry - About Islam

British Muslim Model Preserves Identity, Inspires Fashion Industry

British Muslim model Mariah Idrissi believes her Hijab is a key part of her identity for which she hopes to change the fashion industry and inspire others in her country. “I feel so proud of my hijab. It is part of me. Being a Muslim is my USP,” Mariah told The Sun. “I’ve got two …

Muslim Footballers

Football's Muslim Role Models on the Increase, Says FA Council Member

A growing number of British Muslims have been joining football sport thanks to the increase of Muslim role model footballers like Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, the Football Association Councillor Rimla Akhtar said. “As former chair of the Muslim Women’s Sport Foundation (MWSF), I have always seen an appetite to play football from Muslim girls …

Muslim Marriage Crisis

‘The British Muslim Marriage Crisis’

According to The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), Muslims form 4.8% of the population in England and Wales. The Muslim population is larger than all other non-Christian faith groups put together. It’s worth mentioning that 47% of British Muslims are UK-born. Ethnic Diversity The Muslim community is ethnically diverse with significant numbers of Muslims from …

Muslim Heritage Trail & British Descendant of the Prophet - About Islam

Muslim Heritage Trail & British Descendant of the Prophet

The launch of Britain’s first self-guided Muslim heritage trail on July 25th, 2019 took place at Woking Mosque, followed by a tour of the nearby Brookwood cemetery, which is home to the first Muslim burials dating back to the 19th century. The initiative was developed and promoted by Sadiya Ahmed, the founder of the Everyday …

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UK Minister Praises Ilford Muslim Community as Part of 'Coalition of Positive Voices'

The British government minister for countering extremism has praised the Muslim community in Ilford for their activities towards “building a stronger Britain,” Ilford Recorder reported. “The program of our ministry is a powerful coalition of positive voices in society who are standing up to the hatred and extremism which, sadly, is present in Britain,” said …

British Muslims

Muslim Journalist Explores Online World of British Muslims

From dating to gaming and creating their own online spaces, Muslim youth and the internet are usually paired together in an interesting and innovative way that has been explored by journalist Hussein Kesvani in his new book, Al-Araby reported. Kesvani explores in his first book, Follow Me, Akhi: The Online World of British Muslims, how …

Excited British Muslims Welcome Ramadan - About Islam

Excited British Muslims Welcome Ramadan

As British Muslims begin fasting on Monday, following Saudi Arabia, or on Tuesday, following the lunar cycle, there is a wonderful spirit of kindness, compassion, love, peace, harmony, and good advice. The vast majority of British Muslims will adopt the literalist interpretation of fasting, from sunrise to sunset, while a minority will adopt reduced hour …



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