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 […]

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 […]

Quran burning Protests highlight deteriorating support for US presence

By Majed Iqbal- Earlier this week reports broke out  of an incident of Quran Burning by a US Soldier in Afghanistan. The incident, not being the first, was met with mass protests in Afghanistan, spilling over next door in Pakistan as people finished Friday prayers and took to the streets. John Allen, the top commander of American […]

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 […]

Ummah Channel ‘Debate Night’- “Afghanistan- 10 years on”

I was invited onto the popular Debate Night show on Ummah Channel last night to discuss the Post 9/11 decade for the Muslim World. Afghanistan, the first country to be invaded, occupied and showcased in the name of the War on Terror has been the subject of discussion in the last years. ‘Where is the […]

Crescent Radio Appearance- “Life after 9/11”

By Majed Iqbal- I was invited on Rochdale’s Crescent Radio to discuss the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and the effect this has had on muslims in Britain and internationally. I was joined by a member from the Popular Revival magazine Team, Zahid Maqbool on the show who has presented a challenging approach to such issues on Mainstream […]

PASSION ISLAM Magazine Article- ‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists

Passion Islam Magazines July 2011 Edition features an article written by Majed on the co-alition governments long awaited strategy on tackling ‘extremism’- Read the Online article titled ‘‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists’ by Clicking here Read the Full text of the article here

‘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 […]

UMMAH CHANNEL APPEARANCE on NEWSWATCH Show- Govt’s new ‘Prevent’ Strategy

I was invited as a guest on the News Watch Show on the UK based Sattellite Channel- Ummah Channel. The show’s topic focused on the breaking news of the day on the Governments ‘Prevent’ strategy in combatting Islamic Radicalisation and extremism. My key points on the Hour long show were – The strategy is a […]

Osama Bin Laden Killing- More about Containing Pakistan

By Majed Iqbal- As news broke in the early hours today morning on the Killing of Osama Bin Laden, the worlds most wanted man, the event raised many questions. The narrative has continuously been peddled today that the Pakistani Authorities knew nothing of the operation. This is despite the incident taking place merely fifty kilometers […]