Juber Ahmed 55 posts
Juber Ahmed is our Digital Editor and travel enthusiast with a keen interest in Islamic history and heritage. He travels with his wife to various places around the world and writes about his experiences.
 
Juber's favourite Quote...

"The World Is a Book and Those Who Do Not Travel Read Only One Page" [Saint Augustine]

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The legendary Physician who pioneered Mental Health during the Ninth Century

Abu Zayd Ahmad ibn Sahl al-Balkhi, also known as Al-Balkhi, was a ninth-century Muslim physician who revolutionised how people viewed mental health. Considered way ahead of his time, al-Balkhi very much focused on holistic healing by combining physical and mental health to reach complete wellbeing.  Referred to as an encyclopaedic genius by Malik Badri, Al-Balkhi […]

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Fatima al-Fihri’s Historic Moroccan University

A trailblazer from her time, Fatima Al-Fihri was undoubtedly one of the greatest pioneers the world has ever witnessed. Celebrated in Africa and beyond, Fatima not only revolutionized education but also left behind a phenomenal landmark in Islamic history.  Whilst we may not have many details of her story, what we do know is what […]

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The Largest Pro-Palestine Demonstration in British History

London Palestine Protest

On Saturday 28th October, over half a million people united to march through the streets of London in solidarity with the victims of Gaza. This is the first time London has seen such a turnout and it only portrayed the extremely strong support many are showing for the occupied Palestinian people. From Algeria to Lebanon […]

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WORLD HALAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE EXPANDS ITS REACH TO THE UK

The World Halal Business Conference Circuit (WHBC Circuit) 2023, an esteemed industry event organized by Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC), is set to expand its global reach following its remarkable success in Australia last year. WHBC is coming to London, United Kingdom, from the 27th to the 28th of October 2023. Organized by HDC and […]

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An Unprecedented 300,000 Attended Pro-Palestinian March in London AND IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN!

On Saturday 21st October, around 300,000 people marched their way through the streets of central London raising placards and their voices against the atrocities happening in Gaza.  Organisers believe that this was the biggest pro-Palestinian march they have ever witnessed in the history of protests in the country.  Come rain or wind, demonstrators were seen […]

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Is it safe to travel to Jordan right now?

Picture of Jordan used to show Jordan is safe for travel

As we witness one of the world’s worst atrocities in Gaza, many of us will be wondering whether it is safe to travel to Jordan right now.  With Jordan sitting next door to Israel and sharing a land border with the country, it is only natural to feel a level of tension if you have […]

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