Shafelia Ahmad- Victim of Eastern &Western Culture

By Majed Iqbal- After years of investigation, a court today found the parents of Shafelia Ahmed guilty of murdering their 17-year-old daughter. Both parents colluded in the cold-blooded murder, suffocating their daughter to death and threatened their children to remain silent or else face the same fate. The heinous crime and savagery that these parents displayed with no remorse, […]

Will you be watching “Batman- The dark Knight Rises’ in Ramadhan?

By Majed Iqbal- I came across a strange discussion last week at a talk at a Masjid in my home town, Rochdale. I listened to an inspirational talk on ‘Holding fast onto the Quran’, a much-needed reminder and wake up call before the Month of Ramadhan arrives. The Ustadh delivering the talk, who was from […]

Jumah Khutba- The Apprentice- “Are you FIRED?”

By Majed Iqbal– Assalamu `alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu. Insha’allah you are all in the best state of health and Imaan. Please take time to send durood (salutations) upon the Prophet ﷺ (Allah’s peace and blessings be be upon him), especially on the Day of Jum’ah. Abu Hurayrah (ra) may Allah be pleased with him narrated Allah’s Messenger ﷺ said, “The […]

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 […]

Women, Weddings, War & Me- TV Program Review (Role Reversal)

The following article is a role reversal of the documentary screened on BBC television this week “Women, Weddings, War & Me”, which follows a Afghani Born British Girl visiting her country of birth to find out why her family fled the country. The article reverses the roles shown in the Program and provides the perspective […]

SPECIAL REPORT- More British Converts To Islam

By Zaufishan Iqbal- A new report Reveals that there are over 5,000 people embracing Islam every year in Britain. Despite material progression and freedoms at their disposal, why are many Britons re-defining their views on life? This special report for Majed’s Blog unveils some of these questions. This report “More British Converts To Islam- The […]