HSBC bank has issued Muslim charity, Ummah Welfare Trust (UWT) a two-month notice to shut down its account. A similar “notice” was issued by Barclays who told UWT to close their account during the 2008-2009 Gaza war. In response, UWT has pledged to increase its financial support for the besieged [...]
Video footage showing a right-wing Indian MP forcefully feeding a Muslim while he’s fasting. The footage, aired on national television, shows a group of Shiv Sena MPs confronting a catering supervisor last Thursday in New Delhi. The MPs were complaining about the quality of food offered at a guest house [...]
Israeli terrorist soldiers, who are very accustomed to tear gassing Palestinians at demonstrations, gas themselves as they get stuck in a military vehicle. After eventually exiting the vehicle the terrorists can then be seen struggling to catch their breath.
This shocking and harrowing video shows international and Palestinian volunteers accompanying civil defense and other rescue crews, as well as family members, into the Shujaiya area in Gaza, in an attempt to locate survivors of overnight and ongoing shelling by the Israeli army. A young Palestinian man, in a green [...]
This is US President Barack Obama’s full speech at the annual White House iftar event where he stated that “Israel has the right to defend itself”. Many Muslim organisations and leaders that attended last week’s event said they were appalled at the president’s actions. An exert of the speech: “Our [...]
Revealing short film about the hardship Muslims in Iceland face having to fast 22 hours a day in a land where the sun hardly sets.
Journalist Mehdi Hasan speaking at the Muslim Council of Britain’s (MCB) unity iftar where both Sunnis and Shias gathered to break their fast. Scholars, academics and professionals from both groups came together last week at the intra-unity iftar event in London organised by the MCB. In his speech, Mehdi Hasan [...]
This short film by Turab Shah explores the intersectionality between racism and religious discrimination by capturing the experience of a number of Black British Muslim converts. These individuals have the experience of anti-black racism as well as Islamophobia. The film explores the crossover between the two forms of discrimination and [...]
A Muslim has won an undisclosed sum from two police forces for being detained unlawfully under terror laws after trying to make a complaint on a train. 28-year-old Taher Gulamhussein from London describes how he was unlawfully arrested under terror legislation for making a complaint about a ticket inspector on [...]
In response to the kidnap and murder of three Zionist settler teens by Arabs, there has been an escalation in the level of expressed fascism among Zionists who seek revenge. On July 5th they called for gatherings throughout Israel (Palestine ’48) while expressing such sentiments as “Death to the Arabs” [...]
The former head of Britain’s foreign intelligence service MI6 (now known as SIS) argues that the UK should take a more proportionate approach to counter terrorism policy despite the media headlines and government warnings about jihadis returning home from Syria. Sir Richard Dearlove says that the resources thrown at serious [...]
Iraqi Sunni cleric Khaled al-Mulla on Al-Mayadeen TV expressing concern over of Al-Qaeda and ISIS, stating that they had slaughtered over 300 Sunni clerics in Iraq.
Tariq Abu Khieder, a 15-year-old American and the cousin of a murdered Palestinian teenager, speaks out after his brutal beating by Israeli occupation forces. The high school student from Tampa was visiting relatives in Shuafat, a neighborhood in the West Bank. The US State Department confirmed that Tariq was in [...]
Video of far right group Britain First pressuring Muslims of Medway and Gillingham in Kent to withdraw a mosque planning application. They also approach council staff about the mosque application stating that it should be withdrawn based on Islam’s “gender segregation” laws which goes against British values.
The Islamic Education & Research Academy (iERA) is holding an international dawah day entitled “What’s Your Goal”. Global Dawah Day is the first international dawah initiative with 91 cities taking part worldwide. The aim of the event which takes place on Saturday 5th July is to encourage Muslims to engage [...]
CCTV footage showing the moment 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was abducted in Jerusalem before he was murdered, burnt and dumped in a forest. The short video clip shot from a CCTV security camera, shows Mohammed being approached by two men and then forcibly pushed into a car, family members believe. [...]
First Minister Alex Salmond’s Ramadan message to the Muslims of Scotland and around the world.
US President Barack Obama’s Ramadan message where he speaks about the war in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine and the two state solution, as well as working with the OIC to tackle diseases and working towards world peace.
Prime Minister David Cameron delivers his annual Ramadan message to British Muslims. In it he praises Muslims for their charitable giving and urges them to unite with the nation in commemoration of the 100th year anniversary of World War 1.
Some of Britain’s young Muslims are taking the fight against President Bashir al-Assad from UK towns to the frontlines of Syria. VICE News headed to the war-torn country to follow Amer Deghayes, a 20-year-old former student from Brighton, who says he joined the jihad against his father’s wishes after carrying [...]
In this short video footage, Ghanaian footballer Sulayman Ali “Sulley” Muntari is seen giving money out to poor people in a Brazilian favela. The AC Milan midfielder was out in the city of Maceio where Ghana’s World Cup team are based. He was reportedly granted special permission by head coach [...]
Roshan Muhammed Salih interviews Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, one of the most prominent Sunni Muslim scholars in the West. Dr Qadhi develops his thoughts on his previously harsh rhetoric towards Shias and explains why he has changed his position. He talks about the wider sectarian tension within the Muslim community and [...]
Palestinians have been having a good laugh at this Israeli occupation soldier who struggles to climb a relatively small wall. The soldier tries repeatedly to scale his mini Everest before finally succeeding in a far-from-graceful manner. The Israeli Defence Force tries to project an image of invincibility which commentators say [...]
Louisa Butt interviews comedian Aamer Rahman when he came to Manchester to do his first solo show in the UK – “The Truth Hurts” . An international comedy competition finalist Rahman, who also has a law degree, is an accomplished stand up. Since 2008 he has sold out a 2012 [...]
The Colombo Telegraph website received this clip of the purported catalyst which triggered a riot in Aluthgama, Sri Lanka on Sunday. The clip has also been posted on a Facebook page purported to be that of the Bodu Bala Sena extremist Buddhist group, under the title “who started the riot?”. [...]