This video is the account of a young Muslim teenager whose house was raided as part of the “anti-terror raids” conducted by the Australian authorities on Thursday 18 September 2014. The raids were “the largest yet conducted” in Australia and have stirred considerable controversy. They come against the background of [...]
Young British Muslims at Active Change Foundation show their solidarity against ISIS and their actions.
Shaykh Haitham Al-Haddad (MRDF/Islam21c), Abu Eesa Niamatullah (Al Maghrib Institute) and Imam Shakeel Begg (Lewisham Islamic Centre) clarify the Islamic position on the threat of execution made to Alan Henning by ISIS.
Having travelled to Syria since 2004 alone with her children, Ibtihal Bsis finally crossed the Syrian border with her husband, who was wanted by the Assad regime, for the first time after the revolution. She has since made the same journey in 2013, and has just returned from the region. [...]
British journalist John Cantlie who is currently being held as a prisoner by ISIS has issued a video message regarding “facts” that the western media has ignored. John Cantlie who has worked for the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph and The Sun was abducted by ISIS on November 2012 in Syria. [...]
The charity which Alan Henning was working with when he was kidnapped in Syria has made a direct appeal to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for his release. Al-Fatiha Global made a video in which they described taxi driver Mr Henning, 47, as an innocent man who was trying to help Muslims. [...]
Part 1 of Islam Channel’s programme on what Scottish independence would mean for the nation’s Muslims. With a few days left to go the vote is on a knife edge so Scotland’s Muslims could make the difference.
President Obama has authorized a major expansion of the military campaign against ISIS, including American airstrikes in Syria and the deployment of 475 more military advisers to Iraq. But he sought to dispel fears that the United States was embarking on a repeat of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. [...]
Deputy Editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain is interviewed by Russia Today on the rise of “Muslim Shariah patrols” in Europe. YouTube videos of Muslim “Shariah police” patrolling the streets of Wuppertal in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in West Germany, sparked outrage among politicians in Europe. Wuppertal has a population [...]
CCTV footage from the Grand Mosque in Makkah showing a number of thieves being caught red-handed as they try to steal the valuables of pilgrims. The footage shows the thieves targeting napping visitors to the mosque, stealing items such as wallets and mobile phones, only to be caught minutes later [...]
Instead of pouring ice water over their heads in solidarity with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients, Gazans are pouring sand and dust over their heads in solidarity with children of Gaza. Videos of celebrities and private individuals taking “The Ice Bucket Challenge” went viral on Facebook during the same time [...]
In his Friday khutba, Dr Yasir Qadhi recounts the political and religious extremism of the “kharajites” during the Khilafah of Imam Ali (ra) and likens the ISIS movement in Syria and Iraq to them.
In his first TV interview since leaving hospital George Galloway describes the recent viscous street attack on him during which he was punched and kicked repeatedly. He says the attack was done by a fanatical Zionist who hated him and if the attack had been done by a Hamas supporter [...]
In this episode of The Report, deputy editor of 5Pillarz Dilly Hussain discusses the killing of US journalist James Foley, ISIS, Khilafah, foreign policy and Britons leaving to fight in Syria and Iraq. Mohammed Amin who is the Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum was also a guest on the [...]
A British man and his Saudi wife appear to have been attacked by Saudi Arabia’s religious police (Mutawa) for using a women-only cash till at a supermarket. An investigation has been launched by police – officially known as the “Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice” – [...]
A video published by the Gaza-based video production company, Media Town, shows an aerial view of the devastated Shujaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. On 20 July, the area was subjected to indiscriminate artillery bombardment by Israel. A total of 2,168 people were killed, 521 of them children, during Israel’s 51-day bombardment of the [...]
The leader of the Nigerian Islamist militia group, Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The emir of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau made the public bai’yah (oath of allegiance) in a video message where he praises numerous jihadist groups in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Chechnya. In the concluding [...]
American Muslim YouTube star, Adam Saleh sheds tears in his “Message To The World” after “hate attacks” following a recent tour he did in Europe. The tour attracted criticism and controversy after hordes of screaming young Muslim girls turned up in London and Birmingham to greet him. [...]
Roshan Muhammed Salih traveled up to Scotland to get an idea of how Muslims feel about independence and what issues are at play for them as they get ready to cast their votes on September 18. Scottish Muslims are better integrated than English Muslims and many seem to be pro-independence [...]
Five men who left Britain last year have been shown on CCTV footage leaving for Syria via Turkey to join the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). The group, which called itself the “Britani Brigade Bangladeshi Bad Boys”, bought tickets on Thomas Cook to the Turkish resort of Antalya [...]
In response to the murder of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a group of British imams have made a short video condemning the Al Qaeda splinter group’s treatment of women and minorities.
Video showing Greater Manchester Police officers using excessive force when arresting peaceful pro-Palestine protesters. Police reported “minor disruption” in Manchester city centre yesterday, due to a demonstration over Gaza. Hundreds of protesters have been taking to the streets for a number of weeks since Israel launched its offensive on the besieged 25-mile strip. [...]
Prominent American scholar and preacher, Yasir Qadhi has urged Muslims living in the West not to go and fight in Syria. In a video posted on his YouTube channel, he says that Bashar al-Assad is the “Pharoah” of our times and the oppression in Syria is unprecedented. But he added [...]
A female motorist apparently in Durham, North Carolina, gets very upset about a car incident and calls the other driver “a son of a Muslim, nigger loving atheist,” before threatening to kill his family. The video has gone viral on social media but so far the lady has not been [...]