Muharram 1436- “New Year- New Directions”

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By Majed Iqbal- Happy New year! Yes its not exactly the countdown at the New years eve do with people partying around looking forward to the 1st January and the 2015 new year. The Islamic Month of Muharram will be kicking in this week  and yes, this is OUR new year to wake up to today.

BBC Radio Show- “What should Britain do with returning Jihadists”

I was invited onto BBC Radio Manchester to discuss “What should Britain do with returning Jihadists” on Mike Sweeney’s Morning Show Participants for the debate were Haras Rafiq (Quilliam Foundation) Nasir Hafezi (Solicitor) Majed Iqbal (Blogger)

#TWEETDECK- Theresa May’s Proposals on Tackling ‘Extremism’

British Home Secretary, Theresa May has unveiled new plans to tackle ‘Extremism’ in Britain. It’s no surprise that it targets the Muslim community specifically and remains so open that anyone could be caught in the net, simply for even thinking about certain ideas. Majed’s Blog provides some insight with thought-provoking tweets on the issue to […]

TWEET DECK- 90 LIVE Tweets from the Manchester #KhilafahConference2014

Over 600 people convened on Saturday 13th September to discuss the pressing problems being faced by the Muslim World in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and domestically in Britain at the Khilafah Conference in Manchester. Majed’s Blog brings to you the LIVE tweets from the event detailing the key messages from the panelists. "Spread the discussion about Khilafah […]

VIDEO- Ummah Channel Studio Discussion- “Khilafat A controversial term?”

I was invited to a studio audience on the UK based Ummah Channel to discuss the term Khilafat in the modern context, its appeal to Muslims, repercussions for calling for it and understanding the latest phenomenon, ISIS, which has declared itself a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria. Panelists include Mazhar Khan (Muslim Activist) Sharif […]

iPhone 6 OR Samsung S5? Your choice!

By Majed Iqbal- Yesterday saw the  hugely anticipated launch of Apple’s latest technology addition to the increasingly competitive mobile phone industry, presenting the world with its latest addition of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Enthusiasts have waited a long time for this launch with online blogs/magazines driveling over the live feed as the Apple […]

Tweetdeck- #PakistanProtests- A Timeline of LIVE views

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Majed’s Blog has been closely following the unfolding Pakistan Crisis led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek, providing analysis and points of views as the way forward from here. @ShkhRasheed isn't it time for a new Dawn? Time to establish an Islamic Political framework for governance through #khilafat — Majed Iqbal (@Majedsblog) August 31, […]

Poem: Pakistan – Islam is my destiny

By Nisar Deen They call for a revolution Without a real solution They promise me a new start By tearing me apart Yet I was created for Islam I do not belong to them They call for independence To have me bitten twice They promise to make me free For all to take a share […]

Rotherham Grooming Case- Who is responsible?

By Majed Iqbal- The news of cases of grooming young and underage girls for sex by Asians in Rotherham has re-invigorated the same debate surrounding the role of race in sexual crimes. It was back in 2012 when Nine Asian men from Rochdale were sentenced to a total of 77 years in Jail for grooming young […]

Jumah Khutba- Does it Finish here?

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By Majed Iqbal- Insha’allah you are all in the best state of health and Imaan. Please take time to send durood (salutations) upon the Prophet ﷺ (Allah’s peace and blessings be be upon him), especially on the Day of Jum’ah. Abu Hurayrah (ra) may Allah be pleased with him narrated Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said, “The person who […]