Muharram 1439- “New Year- New Directions”

By Majed Iqbal- Welcome to Muharram, the new year in the Islamic calender. No, it doesn’t involve fireworks displays, doing the midnight countdown or partying til the early hours of the morning. Instead, Muslims have a unique opportunity to make a new start and utilise the blessings of this month to set themselves in a […]

Rohingya crisis requires ‘Real’ leadership

The crackdown, slaughter, rape and extermination of Burma’s Muslims, Rohingyas, unrelentingly continues as the world powers remain silent at mass genocide unfolding in front of their eyes. Whilst Muslims across the globe have risen to protest, collect charity and actively deploy aid to Rohingya refugees on the borders on Bangladesh, the rulers in the Muslim […]

Junaid Jamshed- From ‘Glamour’ to God

Yesterdays tragic news of a plane crash in Pakistan in which 47 lost their lives including the famous personality, Junaid Jamshed has been heart-breaking for all. The following are a series of tweets highlighting what we can learn from the life of Junaid Jamshed; a truly iconic individual who touched the lives of many. إِنَّا […]

What REALLY happened in the US Election!

After witnessing one of the most controversial US elections, the world was stung by another twister. Yes, the election of the Political novice, Businessman and practically one of the most in your face public figures in recent times. But what does this all mean for me and you? Majed’s Blog provides some insight and analysis […]

COMMENT- US Presidential Elections 2016- Dawn of Justice?

By Majed Iqbal- With the third round of the Presidential debate over for the hotly contested POTUS (President of the United states) position, opinion is polarised, with some supporters even willing to sweep past misdemeanors of Clinton and Trump under the carpet, in order to pave a new way ahead. The campaigns by both contestants raise […]

Can’t get a job cos I’m Muslim

By Majed Iqbal-  You maybe surprised by the title and be thinking “Hey , i’m Muslim and i’m in a job!.” or “That cant be true for 2016 can it?.” The reality is, many Muslims are finding it hard to bag jobs when in competition with others. Many out there are being denied access to job […]

One in two women have been sexually harassed at work

By Majed Iqbal- A study, dubbed as the largest of its kind for a generation on sexual harassment at work, has discovered more than half (52%) of women, and nearly two-thirds (63%) of women aged 18-24 years old, said they have experienced some form of sexual harassment within their workplace. The report found concerning trends of […]

Muslim World Liberalisation OR Islamicisation? Ummah Channel Show

What is the way forward for the Muslim world? Is it westernisation of ideas, systems and government and following the Liberal West? Is it token aspects of Islam intertwined with Secular cogs to steer society forward? Is it the comprehensive implementation of Islam in all its ideological entirety from Economics, Judiciary, Social, Governance to Foreign […]

#Tweetdeck- Mumtaz Qadri- Hero or Villain?

Mumtaz Qadri, who shot the politician, Salman Taseer at an Islamabad market in January 2011 whilst working for him as his bodyguard believing his former Boss had blasphemed against Islam and Prophet Muhammed was hanged today. Majeds Blog presents his tweets shedding some much needed perspective on the issue. Check out majedsblog Twitter feed on twitter.com/majedsblog The […]

NEWSWATCH- Cameron- “Muslim women are ‘Traditionally Submissive'”

British PM, David Cameron said that there are over 160,000 muslim women who need to learn English. Surprisingly he asked how would these women be able to save their children from the influence of ISIS if they could not communicate in English. Was he right? Was it correct to target Muslim women specifically? Is english […]