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December Issue Out Now

December Issue Out Now

This month we look at the changing dynamics in Pakistan, from the rise of Imran Khan, cricket star turned politician to the plight of Malala Yousafzai and girls...

The Founding Mission

The Founding Mission

On its 50th anniversary, the UKIM can proudly claim to be one of the...

Project Pakistan

Project Pakistan

Earlier this year, Pakistan celebrated 66 years of independence....

What Defines a Muslim?

Being a Muslim is about being conscious of God, and the Qur'an and Hadith provide us with ways to reflect that in our...

Save Muslim History

There is no parallel to seeing sites that relate to Islamic history in person. Sadly, these sacred spaces are now...

Tomorrow's World

I have just finished attending a technology and innovation conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I have listened to an...

Pakistani Adventure

Most visitors to Pakistan will not venture further than visiting family, but there are many wonderful historic and...

The Green Shirts

Some people may be surprised to learn that the national sport of Pakistan is field hockey, not cricket as you would...

Khaana Khazana

Khaana Khazana

The colours and tastes of Pakistan are wonderfully encapsulated by traditional cuisine. Fatema Zehra shares a...

Behind the Reality

Behind the Reality

Pakistan is in the grip of a drug addiction dilemma, which is also...

Patterns of Beauty

Patterns of Beauty

Intricate embroidery and delicate jewel work is a craft that...

Putting Medini on the map. The New Kuala Lumpur?

With a fantastic strategic location (50 minutes away from...

WIEF Day 3 (Afternoon / Evening)

WIEF Day 3 (Afternoon / Evening)

Zena Butt tells us about her afternoon at the WIEF, which began with...

8th WIEF Day 3 (Morning)

8th WIEF Day 3 (Morning)

Zena Butt takes us through the last day at WIEF, which looks to be...

8th WIEF Day 2 (Afternoon / Evening)

Zena Butt tells us about her time at the 5th Marketplace of...

8th WIEF Day 2.  Morning Session

8th WIEF Day 2. Morning Session

Multiple talks took place this morning: ‘Women Entrepreneurs:...

Day One at 8th WIEF, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. (Afternoon)

Day One at 8th WIEF, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. (Afternoon)

Following the second talk of the day entitled “Global Economic...

World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) 2012 Day One (Morning).

World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) 2012 Day One (Morning).

Zéna Butt is blogging on behalf of Emel at the eighth annual World...

Reviews

Reviews

Carluccio’s offers a twist on the standard Italian bistro us...

Looking Back- Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Looking Back- Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Hailed as the father of the Two Nation Theory, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’...

Tales from the Librarian

Tales from the Librarian

As a young man of 30, Abdur Rashid Siddiqui came to Liverpool...

Diary of a travelling imam

Diary of a travelling imam

Charming...

Taking a Gamble

Taking a Gamble

Masooma and Asghar agreed to marry each other, but only met...

Community Values

Community Values

When Sajida was growing up, Muhammad Sarfraz would always encourage...

A week in the life of Zahid Parvez

A week in the life of Zahid Parvez

Zahid was inspired to get involved with community work by racism in...

With hardship comes ease

With hardship comes ease

When Shabbir Zaib went to Pakistan for a holiday four years ago, he...

Health Q&A

Health Q&A

I seem to get headaches quite often throughout the month. What can I...

Getting Quality Sleep

Getting Quality Sleep

Sleeping right can be just as important as leading a healthy...

10 Questions with Zia Ul Haq

10 Questions with Zia Ul Haq

Even though his business takes up a lot of his time, Zia Ul Haq...

Geek Shaykh

Geek Shaykh

Most gadgets are designed to be used while you are awake, but Ali...

A Versatile Beast

A Versatile Beast

Named after the mythical creature, Fazeel Ashraf finds that the...

Renaissance of a Forgotten Art

Renaissance of a Forgotten Art

In a country often marked for a multitude of other aspects centred...

Food Childhood

Food Childhood

Samia Khan recalls memories of wholesome values and generous...

The Search for Abu Talib

The Search for Abu Talib

Have Muslims in Britain done enough to reach out and make friends...

Watch this Face

Watch this Face

To be top in the world at anything is note-worthy, but to be top in...

Our  World

Our World

The spider trees of...

Mosques around the world

Mosques around the world

In 1932, Rais Ghazi Muhammad Indhar, a wealthy landlord in the town...