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 […]

JUMAH KHUTBA- Celebrating Eid

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 Asar […]

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 […]

UMMAH CHANNEL Appearance on the “Debate Night” Show- Western Intervention in Libya

On Wednesday 6th April, i was invited to participate on the BIG Debate Show on the UK based satellite Station, Ummah Channel. The topic of focus was the “Arab Spring and Libya – was military action right”. Questions that have arisen in the media, political circles and amongst the masses in the Muslim World are […]

Passion Islam Magazine- Cameron in Egypt?

Read the March 2011 edition of Passion Islam Magazine where Majed’s Article featured on the topic of PM David Cameron’s Visit to Egypt Read the article online on Here. Read the full text of the article on the blog here

Tear Gas, Tyrants & Foreign Trade

By Hamid Chaudry–  As the grass roots revolution spreads across the entire Middle East, it is with a mixture of disgust, incredulity and jaw dropping aghast watching the bare-faced hypocrisy of western politicians, as they jockey for position in a new era for the Middle East and Arab lands. While not all of us are […]

COMMENT- What is PM Cameron doing in Egypt?

By Majed Iqbal- British Prime Minister, David Cameron will be the first head of State to visit the ‘New’ Egypt, post Mubarak, the dictator who ruled Egypt for over 30 years with full backing and Support from the West which included commercial, military and intelligence ties . Today Cameron is congratulating the Egyptian People on […]

COMMENT: America’s Fear–The Will of the People

By Hamid Chaudry- The unfolding story of Egypt will run for a while longer…..perhaps even another thirty years.  While we can only guess at which path the country will take in the near term, this is undoubtedly an historic event for this generation. It is one of those events that will define the shape of […]

POEM- TAHRIR

By Poet 786 I am not a square but a revolution I am the pure air eradicating pollution I do not smell of your hypocrisy I breathe Islam not demoncracy My forefathers named me “Liberation” Do not call me “Freedom”! I am not up for manipulation I have my own interpretation I am not a […]