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 […]

TWEET DECK- 90 LIVE Tweets from the Manchester #KhilafahConference2014

Over 600 people convened on Saturday 13th September to discuss the pressing problems being faced by the Muslim World in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and domestically in Britain at the Khilafah Conference in Manchester. Majed’s Blog brings to you the LIVE tweets from the event detailing the key messages from the panelists. "Spread the discussion about Khilafah […]

VIDEO- Ummah Channel Studio Discussion- “Khilafat A controversial term?”

I was invited to a studio audience on the UK based Ummah Channel to discuss the term Khilafat in the modern context, its appeal to Muslims, repercussions for calling for it and understanding the latest phenomenon, ISIS, which has declared itself a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria. Panelists include Mazhar Khan (Muslim Activist) Sharif […]

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 […]

Davis Dilemma – A Crisis or blessing in disguise for Pakistan?

By Poet AJ– On 27th January Raymond Davis shot dead two Pakistani youth in Lahore whom he alleged were trying to rob him. The Pakistani government has already allowed Blackwater to carry out blasts and kidnap citizens openly but this incident has proven that the rulers in Pakistan have forfeited their sovereignty and given Americans […]

Politics- More than Elections!

By Shareef Hafeez– With the elections just around the corner, the crucial question that is being asked is what is the best way forward for Muslims in British society? For some the only way for ‘change’ is to vote in the upcoming general elections. They have co-opted various imams to issue various fatwa’s on the obligatory […]

The Asian News- Pakistani Sheikh issues fatwa for British Govt

  By Majed Iqbal- Pakistani Cleric Sheikh ul- Islam Dr Tahir ul-Qadri, has issued a global ruling against terrorism and suicide bombing. His 600-page judgement, known as a fatwa, aims at completely dismantling al-Qaeda’s violent ideology. The scholar developed his Fatwa last year as a response to the increase in bombings across Pakistan by militants. It has now been […]

BLAIR- “I would still have thought it right to remove him even if there were no WMD’s”

By Majed Iqbal- In the midst of the Chilcot Enquiry, set up to investigate the run up to the Iraq war invasion in 2003, Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair has landed himself into controversy after admitting he would have invaded Iraq even without evidence of weapons of mass destruction and would have found a way […]