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The Alhambra in Spain is the World’s Marvel

The Alhambra was the home of Spain’s last Muslim rulers, the Nasrid dynasty. Much of what remains today was built between 1350 and 1400. The carved stucco decoration of the Alhambra was once richly painted and gilded. The walls were covered with colourful tilework decorated with intricate repeating designs. Silk curtains and other textiles added […]

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The Islamic 12th Month – Dhu al Hijjah

Dhu’l-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic Calendar.  This sacred month in the Islamic calendar is one in which the Hajj (Pilgrimage) takes place. On the Day of Arafat, Muslims on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca gather at dawn on Mount Arafat, travelling from Mina. Mount Arafat is the place where the prophet […]

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The UK festival of Muslim culture and literature launches in London this week

MFest is coming to the British Library this Friday, here’s what to expect. From comedy nights to poetry, it’s a chance to explore the diverse artistic identities of Muslim communities. There’s a lot going on over its three days, so we picked a few events you won’t want to miss. MFest will be taking place […]

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Ramadan through the generation’s with Natasha Asghar, Anisa Nasir & Super Saf

Ramadan through the generations with TV presenter Natasha Asghar, radio presenter Anisa Nasir and youtuber Super Saf. With each passing generation, Ramadan has changed over the years. From large family gettogethers to spending quality time with loved ones, from the more traditional Aisha samosas to burger patties from Tahira and balancing work with fasting – […]

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Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion

According to the Pew Research Center, Muslims will grow more than twice as fast as the overall world population between 2015-2060 and will surpass Christianity as the largest religion in the world. Two institutions in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the united states ”The Jewish synagogue Temple Beth El” and ”Lancaster Bible College” — are offering classes […]

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Top 10 places to visit in Coventry & Warwickshire

1. Warwick Castle Immerse yourself in a thousand years worth of history, where ancient myths and spell binding tales will set your imagination alight. With tons to see and do, and set in some of the UK’s most splendid grounds, Warwick Castle will send shivers down your spine and electrify your senses. www.warwick-castle.com   2. […]

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