My Umrah brought me peace

We all search for truth and seek meaning in our lives. It's natural and part of being human, and it was this desire which...

The new Superman film is just Yankee propaganda

Sayyed Chowdury argues that the new Superman film is a metaphor for destructive US imperialism. Recently I went to see the new Superman movie...

Rogue car traders – The Islamic way to buy and sell

Motor trading is something many of my friends decided to get into instead of taking the academic route, writes Dilly Hussain. And rightfully so,...

Ugandan Muslims prosper after years of repression

Amani Ali writes that Ugandan Muslims were persecuted by the majority community after the fall of the dictator Idi Amin in 1979. But, as...

Bengali restaurateurs – Can selling alcohol be justified?

As a British born Bangladeshi, writes Dilly Hussain, it has always bugged me how the Bengali community has casually accepted and even perceives as...

Muslim taxi drivers: The good, the bad and the ugly

After graduating from university in 2009, I worked as a systems controller for numerous family-run taxi firms in my hometown of Bedford. Whilst seeking...

Islamic charity starts at home: Feeding London’s homeless

In this interview Hanan Chehata, who runs The Children of Adam charity, explains how feeding London's homeless is Islamic, necessary and rewarding. 5 Pillarz: Tell...

The Muslim gangs of Luton

Dilly Hussain, who was born and bred in Luton's little neighbour Bedford, investigates how the Muslim gangs of Luton perform a dual role -...

Interview: Bangladesh’s Islamic uprising

Following the Shahbag protests which took place in February in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, 60 people have died and the country is witnessing the worst political...

Rushanara Ali embarrassed by gay marriage grilling

Rushanara Ali, the Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, dodged a grilling from Dilly Hussain when asked about why she voted in support of the Same Sex...