Should Muslims ever make alliances with LGBTQ activists?

A recent Islamic conference in Texas asked the question if Muslims should ever make alliances with LGBTQ+ activists. The conference was addressed by prominent American...

VIDEO: Challenges facing the Dawah, Islamic activism and the Ummah’s revival

Deputy editor of 5Pillars, Dilly Hussain, hosted a special panel discussion in the run up to the Canadian Dawah Convention 2020 in Edmonton with...

Realising Zakat’s potential in the UK: How NZF is changing in 2020

The CEO of the National Zakat Foundation (NZF), Iqbal Nasim, sets out his organisation’s long-term strategic vision in light of major changes the charity...

Which Muslim countries host U.S. military bases?

Iran has called for the expulsion of U.S. troops from the Muslim world in the light of the assassination of its top general Qassem...

Iran v America: Who won?

The military confrontation between Iran and the United States has been dominating the headlines over the past few days. But now that de-escalation seems...

Qassem Soleimani: Hero or villain?

Qassem Soleimani is a controversial figure among Muslims in the Middle East. While Iran and its allies praise him as a hero who successfully...

EXCLUSIVE: Jamia University’s heroines call out India’s institutional Islamophobia

Two young Indian Muslim women have become the faces of the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens...

How cycling through Africa with no money brought us closer to Allah

Nathim Cairncross and Abdullah Jimenez embarked upon a year-long bike trip which took them from Kenya to Turkey. Now living in Istanbul, their experiences...

Top 5 things to see as a tourist in Saudi Arabia

Nina Arif is a freelance journalist with an MSc in International Politics. She has produced for the BBC, Al Jazeera, and writes for various online publications. Nina...

As Turkey’s economy shrinks, Syrian refugees want out of the country

  Nafees Mahmud is a freelance writer and journalist based in Istanbul. His work has been published in the Middle East Eye and The Guardian. Fearing...
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