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Teachers lack confidence in teaching about Islam

Many teachers, including RE specialists, lack confidence when it comes to teaching about Islam, research by the National Association of Teachers of Religious Education (NATRE) has revealed. To help address…

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Three Reasons Not to Fear Coronavirus

Coronavirus is not something to take lightly. The pandemic threatens our sense of safety, evokes strong emotions, and restricts our activities. But there are three reasons to avoid states of…



The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and The Association of British Muslims (AOBM) are going to organise an official opening ceremony at the House of Commons on 4th November…

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The Maternal Aunt of the Prophet (PBUH) – Cyprus

Upon arrival in Larnaca, visitors can’t fail to notice the Larnaca Salt Lake. A flocking place for flamingos, this lake is not far from a palm grove, which surrounds an…

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Islamic History in the Heart of Delhi, India

It’s a well-known fact that prominent historical figures like Ibn Batutta and Al-Masudi – both explorers and travel writers – entered India from different ports to discover that the land…

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Ramadan the holiest month of the year

Ramadan Mubarak!   The holiest month in the Islamic calendar, which sees Muslims undertake a 30-day fast starts in May.  When did Ramadan Start?  Although Ramadan is always on the same…

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Everything you need to know about Ramadan 2018

Ramadan in 2018 will start on Wednesday, the 16th of May(16/5/2018) and will continue for 30 days until Thursday, the 14th of June. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar,…


Mehreen Baig speak’s about being a muslim women

Society is so busy speaking for Muslim women, they never get a chance to speak for themselves, writes documentary filmmaker Mehreen Baig Some people will say you can’t be a…

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What is Ashura?

The day of Ashura is marked by Muslims as a whole, but for Shia Muslims it is a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom at Karbala of Hussein, a grandson…

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Recommended books to read this April 2017

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The Muslim holy month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims around the world are preparing for Ramadan, a holy month of fasting and religious devotion. The festival falls in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, starting in May…

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