Jumah Khutbah- The Month of Rajab- “History in the Making”

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 Hurayrah (ra) may Allah be pleased with him narrated Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said, “The person who recites eighty times on Friday (the following supplication) immediately after Asr […]

POEM- Forever

By Poet 786 Why did I not place my trust in You, why did I remain separated By life I was mistreated, yet only You was the One who Protected Our relationship has forever lasted yet I never noticed Why am I going through an inner struggle

JUMAH KHUTBAH- Who will Defend Dr Aafia Siddiqui now?

By Majed Iqbal Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu 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 (Salallahu-aleihi-wasallam) said,  “The person who recites eighty times on Friday […]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW- The Ex-American soldier on the Gaza Flotilla

By Majed Iqbal- This year in May, the world witnessed the attack on the Flotilla peace convoy to Gaza by Israeli forces where nine people were killed on board. Whilst commentators described this as a an act of International piracy, three months on, Israel continues to deny cooperation with a UN investigation into the Israeli […]

Asian Leader Article- ‘To Vote or Not to Vote?’

More coverage has been given to Blog Video Campaign on “vote or not to vote” in the Asian Leader newspaper. It highlights how the campaign will attempt to gain a  grass roots view on politics from the local community in Rochdale. Click here to read online. Click here to read full article

THE ASIAN NEWS- Manchester Elections Debate explores Political path for Muslim community

By Majed Iqbal- On Sunday night over a hundred people from the Manchester Muslim community attended a panel debate where participants looked into the upcoming elections. The audience were given a lively and vibrant debate where panelists shed light on the much discussed topic of the role of the Muslim community in the upcoming elections. Prior […]

Rochdale Online refuses to cover Question Time Event Story

In the last week not only have we had a Politician and his team of spin doctors to fabricate lies about why they do not wish to attend a Question Time Event, we now have Press wishing to “censor” stories as if they did not even occur!!   Rochdale online has refused to cover the […]

The truth Behind Paul Rowen MP’s refusal to attend Rochdale’s Question Time

PRESS RELEASE from Majed’s Blog– Saturday 09/02/2008 Amid much planning, organising and Public discussion, the event titled “Dialogue, Debate and Discussion on Extremism, Islam and the Muslim Community” organised by Majeds Blog, a popular Rochdale based Blogger, has gone ahead, despite Paul Rowen MP, deciding not to attend the event. Unfortunately, in true local Politics […]

Press Coverage of Rochdale Extremism Dialogue Event Advertisement

Rochdale has whole heartedly embraced the much awaited event titled “Extremism, Islam and the Muslim Community” which is to be staged this Saturday. The Event has been well advertised by various newspapers as well as interest shown by a Digital Television Channel to cover it for its news items. The folowing newspapers have covered the story […]

How Rochdale “greeted” Musharraf on his UK visit

 By Majed Iqbal– How many times have you visited a relative’s home and saw you elderly engrossed in a discussion and argument about Pakistani politics over a cup of tea in the vicinity of their large traditional front room? Seems to ring a bell! Déjà vu for definite! Heated debates, full of resentment against Pakistani politicians, […]