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...

EXCLUSIVE: Why I left Breakthrough Media, the Home Office’s secretive propaganda agency

In this exclusive interview with 5Pillars, 21-year-old Amina Aweis who previously worked for the Home Office's propaganda agency 'Breakthrough Media', describes what she witnessed...

What Hajj means to me

Tanweer Khan, the founder of the new social media platform Labayk, reflects on his three Hajj pilgrimages and how they have changed his life. I’ve...

LGBT schools row – 10 myths busted

The row over LGBT teaching has spread to more schools but has been wilfully misrepresented by the mainstream media, politicians and some headteachers. Faisal...

Taste Ramadan: True sacrifice, is when you give up that which you love

An exclusive editorial by the Myriad Foundation explains the spiritual reasoning and the social benefits behind their national 'Taste Ramadan' campaign, which takes place...
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