Why are Scottish Muslims more comfortable with their identity than English ones?

Nafees Mahmud is a freelance writer based in Scotland   5Pillars journalist Nafees Mahmud explores why Muslims in the land of thistles and bagpipes experience life differently...

Founder of Secondwife.com: Men should be honest about their polygynous nature

Azad Chaiwala recently made headlines after appearing on ITV’s Good Morning Britain to promote polygyny. The 33-year-old British entrepreneur runs a website - Secondwife.com...

Browse for a spouse: The online Muslim matrimony industry

Blogger Khadija Ahmed explores the growing online Muslim matrimonial industry and how seeking a spouse on the internet is replacing more traditional forms of...

From Syria to Scotland: Refugees in Moray are being welcomed with open arms

In a week where Amnesty International said the UK must do more to help refugees, Nafees Mahmud writes how members of Moray's Community Planning Partnership are...

New MCB Secretary General: My priority is to empower the youth

Harun Khan, 46, is the youngest and the first British-born leader of Britain's biggest Muslim organisation, the Muslim Council of Britain. In his first in-depth...

Babar Ahmad: How to find hope in your darkest hour

Babar Ahmad  was released in July 2015 after spending 11 years in prison in both the UK and the US. You can read his...

A Muslim case for Brexit

In this essay, Riaz Sobrany argues that British Muslims should vote to leave the European Union on June 23. The European Union (EU) – or...

Muslim athletes can achieve peak performance in Ramadan

Mustafa Al-Saffar is a sports coach based in Dundee, Scotland.   Sports coach Mustafa Al-Saffar says that Muslim athletes can achieve peak performance while fasting in...

The neo-con legacy has poisoned our political culture

Nasim Ahmed is a journalist with the Middle East Monitor. You can follow him on Twitter @nasim_nahmed Journalist Nasim Ahmed says that Naz Shah MP...

Non-Muslims experience beauty of Islam at East London Mosque

Khadiza Shahid spoke to non-Muslims who visited East London Mosque on Sunday as part of Visit My Mosque Day. They told her that the...
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