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The History of Islam in Ukraine

While Ukraine may not be associated with Muslims and Islam, research tells us that the history of Islam in the region stretches back to the seventh century. After the death of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH, Muslims reportedly made their way to the Crimean Peninsula to spread the message of Islam – a phenomenon that was […]

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The future of Umrah & Hajj 2022

The wait is over! Muslims – for a long time now – have had to lay aside their hopes of travelling to two of Islam’s holiest sites. Since the pandemic began, Hajj and Umrah activities were suspended for foreign visitors with only vaccinated Saudi citizens being permitted. It’s reported that only 60,000 people were permitted […]

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HALAL-ARIOUS COMEDY TOUR WINS MUSLIM CHARITY AWARD

Penny Appeal, international humanitarian charity, took home the award for the “Fundraising Campaign of the Year” at the inaugural Muslim Charity Awards.   The charity won the category for The Super Muslim Comedy Tour 2016, which featured top Muslim comedians from the UK and America. Omar Regan, Abdullah Afzal (Amjad in BBC1 comedy Citizen Khan) […]

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Yasmin Mogahed: How One Muslim Woman is Defying All The Odds

Prominent Muslim women’s voices are generally lacking in mainstream discourse. This is particularly the case when it comes to controversial and emotional topics such as marriage and relationships. Whilst there is an array of scholars ready to give fatwas on marital relationships, advice on Muslim’s seeking spouses, and words of wisdom to those getting divorced, […]

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Lailat Al Miraj

Lailat al Miraj is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the Prophet Muhammad’s nighttime journey from Mecca to the ‘Farthest Mosque’ in Jerusalem where he ascended to heaven, was purified, and given the instruction for Muslims to pray five times daily. On the Islamic calendar, Lailat al Miraj (also known as Isra and Mi’raj, Al Isra’wal […]

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WORLD’S FIRST HOTEL STANDARD FOR MUSLIM TRAVELLERS LAUNCHES TODAY

Salam Standard is a unique hotel reference tool for a global Muslim travel community worth more than US$142 billion Salam Standard, the world’s first online hotel reference tool dedicated to Muslim travellers, launches today at the inaugural World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition (WHTS15), in Abu Dhabi. The unique standard, which provides information on “Muslim-friendly” […]

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British Muslim Magazine

Welcome to British Muslim Magazine, Britain’s leading Muslim lifestyle magazine offering inspiration, advice, shopping, food and halal travel advice to British Muslim audiences and international travellers. BMM is the perfect choice for everyone who wants to know more about our nation’s rich history and traditions.