Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Yvonne Ridley’s impassioned defence of the Prophet

The Rise of the Prophet Muhammad: Don't Shoot the Messenger by Yvonne Ridley is an impassioned defence of the Prophet Muhammad (saw), responding directly...

Film review: Fetih 1453

I watched Fetih 1453 when it was released in UK cinemas in February 2012. But I felt that with recent events in Turkey unfolding,...

ITV’s documentary on “charities behaving badly” was a political ploy

ITV's documentary on "charities behaving badly" was political propaganda pushing for the Charity Commission to gain more powers, cleverly targeted towards Muslim charities, writes...

British Muslim TV should rename itself “Penny Appeal TV”

It's only been broadcasting for a month and half but British Muslim TV already has a considerable achievement to its name - it makes...

Book Review | Comparative Economics: Islam’s Panacea to the Maladies of Capitalism

Sarfraz Wali is the winner of the ‘Best Paper Award’ at the Shariah Economic Conference 2013 organised by the Journal of Islamic Perspectives on...

Rageh Omaar’s The Ottomans: Fairly positive with some tired stereotypes

khalid.roy 11.9999 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Zafer Iqbal says Rageh Omaar's BBC series about the Ottomans was fairly...

Book Review: Mike Tyson’s Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson's brutally honest autobiography - Undisputed Truth - is one of the best sporting biographies that you will probably ever read, writes Roshan...

Citizen Khan: A white, middle-class illusion of what Muslims should be like

The cardinal rule of comedy is that you have to make your audience laugh. If you don't it's not comedy. Therefore Citizen Khan is...

REVIEW: Netflix’s Messiah was a disjointed letdown with the usual U.S. propaganda

Hasnet Lais is an educator and journalist who writes on contemporary Muslim affairs. You can follow him on Twitter @haznet1.   The much anticipated Messiah recently...

A poetic A-Z review of 2014

Shabbir Hassan's alphabetic poem recounting major events from 2014.  2014 was the year in which… Airlines took headlines in aviation mystery Brazil hosted the World Cup as...
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