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Young Bradford Muslim Boxer Makes History

A female Muslim teen boxer from Bradford  battled for England at the weekend in a landmark contest to become the country’s first boxer She is also the first Pakistani Muslim to box for England in this country, The Telegraph And Argus reported. “I’m over the moon, the result didn’t go our way, but for Alvina Razak …

Queen's Birthday Honors: MBE for Man Who Opened Adoption to Muslims

A British Muslim man has made it to the Queen’s Birthday Honors list for his 20-year-work in fostering and helping open adoption to the British Muslim community in Tower Hamlets, London, East London Advertiser reported on June 12. “Anywhere I’ve got an opportunity to get access to the community, I take that opportunity,” said Emdad …

Newark British Town Gets First Mosque

The councilors of the British town of Newark announced during their June 10 meeting the town’s newest place of worship, ‘Newark Islamic Centre,’ Newark Advertiser reported. “There was unanimous support for the proposed change of use. We welcome this plan,” said councilor Jane Olson who offered her wholehearted supported during the meeting of the town …

Mayor's Office Celebrates `Eid in Trafalgar Square

In the spirit of community, mutual respect and harmony, London played host for an `Eid celebration in Trafalgar Square on Saturday, June 8. This was organized by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, as one of many annual celebrations recognizing the diverse communities of London. Speaking on stage, the Mayor said, “There are people… looking …

British Muslim Lawyers Host `Eid Celebration

The Association of Muslim Lawyers (AML) opened their doors to members, guests, Muslims and non-Muslim, to celebrate `Eid at The Law Society in London on Friday, June 7. The program for the night included speeches from journalist Aina Khan and from Shahin Sadafi who helped set up Grenfell United, a group supporting survivors from the …

Abba and Vegan Food: `Eid Is Fun!

Everyone knows how to be a ’serious’ Muslim, right? Just grow a beard, wear loose clothes, scatter Arab words into your every day speech, never grin or (God forbid) laugh loudly in public and you’re seen as pious. What’s been forgotten in this race to out-pious one another, is this:  Islam is meant to make …

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 …

UK Christmas Charity Celebrates `Eid with Muslim Kids

British charity group, Secret Santa, which gives Christmas presents to disadvantaged children, announced it would be presenting toys to hundreds of sick Muslim youngsters to celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr, BBC reports. “The unbelievable generosity of the local British Muslim community had inspired a similar campaign – Secret Sheikh,” said Phil Boulding, who organizes the campaign. Secret …

Muslims Praying Fajr Save Hundreds from East London Building Fire

Muslims leaving fajr prayer from a mosque in East London risked their lives last night by running into a burning block tower to rescue hundreds of people who were asleep, WTX News reported. A local resident said “They made sure everyone got out. They knocked on each door until someone opened. There was six or …

Leicester Mosque: Muslims Injured in Hit & Run Accident after Taraweeh Prayers

Two years after the Finsbury Park mosque attack, two Muslim men have been reportedly injured, one seriously, in a hit and run outside a Leicester mosque after Ramadan night Taraweeh prayer, The BBC reported Thursday. The Masjid At-Taqwa on Humberstone Road said one of the injured people was a worshipper who has been attending Taraweeh, …



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