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September Issue Out Now

September Issue Out Now

This month's emel contains an interview with Kristiane Backer, from her life as an MTV presenter to her conversion to Islam. Other features include a look at madrassahs...

In Search of Love

In Search of Love

Kristiane Backer has experienced the glitz and glamour of showbiz,...

A week in the life of Qari Muhammad Asim MBE

A week in the life of Qari Muhammad Asim MBE

Imam Asim was awarded an MBE for services to the community. But as...

An Unimaginable Alliance

In November 2009, Nader’s cousin Nidal killed Kerry’s father Michael in the infamous Fort Hood shooting. They now...

Beauty Regained

The land-locked country of Laos is often forgotten when thinking of Indochina’s infamous and at times gruesome past,...

Looking Back - On the Canal: From Umar to Osama

Tam Hussein relates how the Suez Canal did more than just connect two seas; it created a path for the US to enter the...

Diary of a Travelling Imam - Istanbul Conquest Part Two

“I found the inscriptions in the mosque to be a distraction. I am trying to focus on my prayers, and would prefer...

An Era of Change - Dr. Ghayasuddin Siddiqui

Having arrived in Britain to study for a PhD in chemical engineering in 1964, Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui soon found...

Mission Possible

Mission Possible

With their Mission Possible project, Islamic Help seek to give volunteers the full spectrum of humanitarian work. Ali...

10 Questions with Haroon Mirza

10 Questions with Haroon Mirza

Haroon Mirza arrived in Canada at the age of 13 from the Middle...

With hardship comes ease - Rais Bhuiyan

With hardship comes ease - Rais Bhuiyan

Fuelled by hate and ignorance, Mark Stroman shot Rais Bhuiyan at...

The Cut in Cutting Edge

The Cut in Cutting Edge

Art can be beautiful, it can also provoke. Fatema Zehra examines a...

Irreconcilable Differences

Irreconcilable Differences

“Some Muslims will declare certain activities forbidden, others...

An Interfaith Relationship

An Interfaith Relationship

When Joanna, a Christian, and Fadel, a Muslim, decided to embark on...

Dilwar Hussain - Making Religion a Burden

Dilwar Hussain - Making Religion a Burden

The Prophet said, “Make things easy for the people...” but...

The Scourge of Tribalism

The Scourge of Tribalism

“We have to be the people, ennobled by faith, who are the voice of...

Working Wonders

Working Wonders

Work wear doesn’t have to be limited to a well-cut suit. Exude...

Cooking with Red Jewels

Cooking with Red Jewels

The pomegranate has been mentioned in numerous ancient texts. The...

Model Madrassahs

Model Madrassahs

Modern madrassahs are often subject to negative press. Ali Khimji...

Blind to Brand Loyalty

Most people don’t know much about Kias, but Fazeel Ashraf finds...