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Scottish Mosque Wins Three British Beacon Mosque Awards - About Islam

Scottish Mosque Wins Three British Beacon Mosque Awards

A local mosque in Dunfermline, Scotland has won three prestigious awards at the 2nd Annual British Beacon Mosque Awards 2019, Dunfermline Press reported. “From the very first day I was welcomed by the wonderful Dunfermline community, and it only took me one meeting with the chairman and trustees of the mosque to work out that …

Leicester to Host Conference on How to Bring Youth to Mosques - About Islam

Leicester to Host Conference on How to Bring Youth to Mosques

A leading British Muslim group will be hosting its annual conference to bring mosque leaders together from across UK to share best practice, celebrate good work. The gathering will also not shy away from asking the difficult questions on the issues and challenges they face. “Our Mosques Our Future is an annual conference organized by …

UK Muslim Charity to Receive Queen Award for Voluntary Work - About Islam

UK Muslim Charity to Receive Queen Award for Voluntary Work

A Nottingham-based Muslim charity will receive an award from the Queen to recognize its voluntary work to alleviate poverty and help low-income families, Nottingham Post reported Wednesday. “We are delighted to be honored and recognized for the work Muslim Hands staff and volunteers have achieved,” Lakhte Hussanain, Muslim Hands Chairman, said. “For more than 25 …

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 …

Leicester Honors Prominent Muslim Figure - About Islam

Leicester Honors Prominent Muslim Figure

An Imam from Leicester has been honored after over 40 years of service to the Muslim community. Shaykh Adam Sahib is one of Leicester’s most highly regarded community leaders, and a square has been named after him in recognition of his remarkable service, Leicestershire Live reported. The 85-year-old imam, Shaykh Maulana Adam Sahib, is a …

Birmingham Mosque Gets Top Award as UK Best Mosque - About Islam

Birmingham Mosque Gets Top Award as UK Best Mosque

A Birmingham mosque has won the prestigious top award as the UK best mosque in the 2nd Annual British Beacon Mosque Awards 2019, Birmingham Mail reported. “They have 10 awards to give out and this year we have received the one for Best Run Mosque, which is the most prestigious,” said Kamran Hussain, general manager …

Pride of Reading award

Grandmother Who Stands in Solidarity with Muslims Nominated for Pride of Reading Award

A 69-year-old grandmother who stands outside an Islamic Center with a sign that says ‘I am your friend, I will watch while you pray’has been nominated foraPride of Reading Award, Jean Scott-Barr has been standing outside an Islamic Center ever since the Christchurch mosque attacks. An anonymous person nominated Jean for the award, saying: “Jean’s …

Student gets Eton scholarship

With High GSCE Results, Muslim Student Secures £76,000 Eton Scholarship

A young Muslim student is over the moon as he has achieved the high GSCE results required to secure a prestigious £76,000 Eton scholarship he won earlier this year, Mirror reported. “I was really nervous this morning when I came to get my results but it turns out there was nothing to be stressed about,” …

Burial Ground

Lancashire Muslims Get New Burial Ground

Extra space has been allocated within a cemetery to accommodate Muslim burials for the foreseeable future. After more than two decades of campaigning, Burnley Council, Lancashire, has finally granteda spaceat Burnley Cemetery,Asian Image reported Thursday. “We are really pleased with the outcome,” Cllr Mohammed Ishtiaq, who represents Queensgate on Burnley Council, said. “I am thankful …

Muslim Teen Rejected by Cambridge, Gets MIT £250,000 Scholarship

Muslim Teen Rejected by Cambridge Gets MIT £250,000 Scholarship

When Mohammed Isuf Ahmed from Aldgate, East London, received a rejection letter from Cambridge, he thought his dream of studying at a top university was over, IlmFeed reported. Yet, it was only two weeks later when he received acceptance letters from two of the world’s top three universities – Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology …



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