The only way out seems to be to focus on a Geneva II meeting where all parties to the conflict are invited – including the opposition as well as Iran and Saudi Arabia. War is not the solution and will only lead to thousands more being killed.
The recently released data from the 2011 Census of England and Wales indicates the population of Muslims has increased 1.1 million over the last ten years. It stands at 2.7 million (1.6 million in 2001). Muslims constitute 4.8 per cent of the total population, an increase from 2.7 per cent in 2001.
A new ground breaking report, entitled, ‘Narratives of Conversion to Islam: Female Perspectives,’ results from a collaborative research project established between the Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University and The New Muslims Project, based at The Islamic Foundation, Markfield, Leicestershire.
Iran’s Parliament gave preliminary approval on August 28 to a bill requiring the Government to sue the US for its involvement in the 1953 coup that overthrew the country’s democratically elected prime minister.
Palestine’s Ambassador to the UK has condemned the Israeli raid on a refugee camp near East Jerusalem that resulted in the death of three Palestinians including a UN relief worker and the injuring 16 including 5 children.
Academics and researchers from 13 EU member states have written to the EU’s head of Foreign Policy urging EU not to dilute its guidelines preventing EU funding going to Israeli projects in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, East Jerusalem and the Syrian Golan Heights.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) has secretly designated New York mosques as “terrorist organisations”, according to a leaked report by the Associated Press (AP).
Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMC) was forced to drop its divisive ban on face veils (niqab) on September 12 less than 24 hours before a mass demo by hundreds of students.
Police in Quebec's Saguenay region are investigating what they are calling “heinous act” after a mosque in Chicoutimi in the city of Saguenay was sprayed with what is believed to be pig's blood.
A Muslim teenager was spared jail for threatening a fellow student with a knife after Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard how he finally “flipped” after being subjected to a series of Islamophobic and racist taunts.
A Birmingham school principal has apologised after Muslim pupils were accidentally fed bacon in supposed halal chicken sandwiches.
A 28-year-old man from Harlow was arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with an incident at the Harlow Islamic Centre on August 26.
Scotland Yard’s counter terrorism command is investigating hate-filled DVDs containing pornographic and Islamophobic material sent to several mosques, Islamic centres and Muslim groups during Ramadan.
Zero hours contracts have been in the news rather a lot over the last few weeks.
This book focuses on a topical subject and provides an overview of political changes and upheavals that has been taking place across the Gulf region especially Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
The morality of war is fascinating. For most of my adult life, the UK has been at war, primarily in the Middle East. As I write this, Parliament has just voted against a motion to launch a strategic air strike in the region by a slim majority and opinion also seems to be sharply divided on social media.
The international community finally seems ready to tackle the issue of climate change, after so many failed conferences with disagreements from major polluters resulting in a lack of progress and wasted time. Majuro was different and left all parties hopeful and ready to act
Many baby food products in the UK do not meet the dietary needs of infants according to researchers. In addition, many baby products have a sweet taste which may encourage infants to prefer sweet foods in later life.
The Government has started its new shingle vaccine programme aimed at people over 70. This new vaccine programme has been introduced to prevent older people from developing shingles.
Lutalo Muhammad has won his first British title at the National Taekwondo Championships in Manchester on Saturday, September 3.
Shirin Gerami made history on September 15 when she became the first Iranian woman to take part in a triathlon [swimming, cycling, and running in succession] world championship. Female swimmers and triathletes from Iran have previously been barred from racing in international events in the presence of male spectators.
The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on 25 March in central London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.