VIDEO- Western Attack on Syria? – Ummah Channel Show

On the eve of UK Parliamentary discussions on a possible attack on Syria, i was invited to Ummah Channel to discuss the future of Syria and what consequences an invasion will mean for Syrians. Discussions also centred around surrounding Arab regimes failure to respond over the last  years as well as in recent days when […]

TWEET DECK- #Egyptmassacre

The scenes over the last few days in Egypt have been unbearable to watch as hundreds were murdered and thousands injured in the crackdown by the Egyptian Army. With the flow of arguments chopping and changing on News channels, it is easy to get sucked into a narrative which blames the former President Morsi and […]

Cameron & Obama’s Ramadhan Messages- Talking Peace whilst Terrorising the World

By Majed Iqbal- In usual fashion, Politicians and Statesmen put their charm on to for another PR activity and photo shoot opportunity to show how they love their multicultural societies. Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and US President did exactly this by issuing their Ramadhan Messages for this year. Successive leaders in both countries have […]

TWEET DECK- How to view the Egypt Coup

Tonights news on the ousting of Former President Morsi has brought a multitude of reactions. In these defining moments of a strategically important country in the Muslim World, Majed’s Blog presents its clear ideas on  HOW to view these events and articulate a formulated response. Find below tweets from the last few hours to help […]

COMMENT- Morsi & Egypt- Compromised Politics never work

By Majed Iqbal- A re-run of the Protests which ousted Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators are dubbing the fresh protests in Egypt as  where thousands have converged on the renowned Tahrir Square which shook the throne of the Dictator Mubarak. Its seem surprising that Egyptians are protesting against a Government which they […]

POEM- In my Lifetime

By Abdul Jabbar I see the pure blood spilt Tyrants with no guilt With no fear Only Allah to go near How long will it take? Allah will not forsake Indeed the victory from Allah is near So why the tyrants should we fear? Have patience oh Sham Do not fall for their scam cause […]

COMMENT- Egypt Elections, Mursi & the Muslim Brotherhood

By Majed Iqbal- With the outcome of the Egyptian Elections finally out in the open, many are sighing with relief that finally the ‘revolution’ has materialised. Who would’ve thought that the iron grip of Mubarak, who ran Egypt like a Police State, imprisoning and torturing opponents would be ousted in a ‘People’s’ movement that had […]

Ummah Channel Appearance- “SYRIA- One year on”

I was invited onto the Debate Night Program on the UK Based Satellite Station, Ummah Channel to discuss the deteriorating Situation in Syria, one year on since the uprising started against the regime. Hosted by Mohamed Shafeeq, i was joined by Panelist Iqbal  Bhanna, a thinker, to debate the issues on the topic. My Key […]

Al Tawakkul ala Allah (Reliance upon Allah) & Change

 By Majed Iqbal- The last year has witnessed a turbulent change in the Muslim World. Millions took to the streets and rooted out vicious rulers who had stamped their brutal, decades of reign over the people. Indeed it was a courageous effort and inspirational scenes of bravery and resistance. In the process, hundreds and thousands were […]

Egypt Match Riot- Football & Secularism under the Spotlight

By Majed Iqbal– Clashes after a Football Match in Egypt have left 74 dead and over 1,000 people injured in what has been described as the worst incident of soccer violence in Egypt and the deadliest worldwide since 1996. Fans rioted on the pitch and some set parts of a stadium alive. People suffered injuries […]