ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- “Bolton Muslims voice concern over Military in Mosque”

 By Majed Iqbal- A visit by the British Army to a Mosque in Bolton for an “Islamic Awareness” day has caused local outrage and has become the subject of heated discussion after it was revealed that the Army personnel visiting the mosque would be serving in Afghanistan in April this year. Organised by the Bolton […]

Will you be my Valentine…Please?

By Majed Iqbal- It’s that time of the year again when the Majnu’s of this world- yes that Aashiq crowd whose diet consists of a Bollywood movie a night come out and confess their love to ‘the one’. Yes, were talking about Valentines Day when romance is in the air and a day on which […]

LETTER to Media- ‘US Marines urinate on Dead Taliban Fighters’

A video surfacing on YouTube depicting four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters is being labelled as images that could possibly be used as a propaganda tool by America’s enemies, US experts have said. These same experts denied the atrocities of sexual misconduct, beating, electrocution and humiliation of innocent detainees in Abu […]

BBC3 Documentary “Groomed for Sex” Appearance

The Documentary titled “Groomed for sex” was aired on National British Television on BBC on 5th December 2011. The subject was related to the Pakistani Community and when contacted i felt obliged to participate and try to present some clear thoughts on the issue that may help salvage the Pakistani and Muslim Community from the […]

JUMAH KHUTBA- “Preparing for Exams & Preparing for Death”

  By Majed Iqbal- Inshallah you are all in the best state of health and Imaan.  Please take time to send durood upon the Prophet (saw) especially on the Day of Jumah.. Abu Hurrayrah (Radi Allah Ta’lah Anhu) narrated Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said,  “The person who recites eighty times on Friday (the following Durood) immeadiately after […]

JUMAH KHUTBA- Preparing the Mind, Body & Soul for Ramadhan

By Majed Iqbal– Assalamu `alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu. 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 that the Holy Prophet […]

‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists

 By Majed Iqbal- The Coalition Government released their long-awaited strategy to counter extremism, radicalisation and in the process diminish the threat of Terrorism the country faces. The ‘Prevent’ Strategy, a title borrowed from the previous Labour Governments efforts in this field, has been described by Political observers as simply a re-hash and recycled document that […]

Valuing the Debate or Debating the Values?

  By Hamid Chaudry- The subject just won’t go away, will it? Or it isn’t allowed to go away. But is that such a bad thing really? Let us look a little closer. A few weeks ago, David Cameron stated , ‘We have to drain the water from the swamp in which the violent extremism […]

ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- Kristiane Backer- “From MTV to Mecca”

Read the Exclusive Interview By Majed with Kristiane Backer, former MTV europe Presenter, for the Asian Express National Newspaper. The article evaluates the new report issued last month which highlighted over 5,ooo people embrace Islam every year in Britain. Read the EXCLUSIVE Interview online by clicking here

ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- White girls are “Easy Meat” for Pakistani men says Jack Straw

Read the article – “White girls are “Easy Meat” for Pakistani men says Jack Straw” written for the January edition of the Asian Express National Newspaper. The story tackles the ‘sensationalist’ comments made by Straw when commenting on the spate of grooming offences reported in a Times Newspaper research piece. Click here to read the […]