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January Issue Out Now

January Issue Out Now

This month, emel celebrates its century. From the mesmerising first...

December Issue Out Now

December Issue Out Now

This month we look at the changing dynamics in Pakistan, from the...

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....

November Issue Out Now

November Issue Out Now

We would like to wish all those on hajj a blessed and wonderful journey. May God accept your salutations and prayers. And Eid Mubarak to all the rest of our readers!...

A Journey Unimagined

A Journey Unimagined

From the depths of a prison in South Africa where his companion was...

King Faisal A Man of the Ummah

King Faisal A Man of the Ummah

It is said of Faisal bin Abdul Aziz that he was born a king, not...

Model Madrassahs

Model Madrassahs

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

In Search of Love

In Search of Love

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

August Issue Out Now

August Issue Out Now

In emel's August issue we look at the power of the five pillars of...

The Arabic Language and the Quran

The Arabic Language and the Quran

The Qur’an is considered by Muslims as the revealed word of God....

The Transformative Power of the 5 Pillars

The Transformative Power of the 5 Pillars

When the angel Gabriel asked the Prophet, "Tell me about...

Ramadan in the Land of the Rising Sun

Ramadan in the Land of the Rising Sun

Ramadan transcends across multiple cultures, but Islam is still very...

Mo Farah - Going for Double Gold

Mo Farah - Going for Double Gold

He has overcome US Homeland Security, injury, and doubters, but Mo...

In the Kingdom of AbuSulayman

In the Kingdom of AbuSulayman

In the eyes of the western world, a Saudi woman is a helpless...

The Multi-Functional Mind

The Multi-Functional Mind

Throughout history, intellectuals have embraced a multitude of...

The Muslim Moses

The Muslim Moses

To Muslims, Moses is one of the five great Prophets. More is written...

April Issue Out Now

April Issue Out Now

Few people know or remember what happened in Bosnia 20 years ago....

Bosnia 20 Years On

Bosnia 20 Years On

We have all heard about the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina it seems,...

Directing Reality

Directing Reality

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is Pakistan’s first Oscar nominee. She...

Striving for Our Sisters

Striving for Our Sisters

Islam has championed the rights of women since earliest times, with...

From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

In an age where architecture is symbolised by grandiose buildings,...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

It is Al Jazeera’s stories and reporting that make the headlines,...

The rise and rise of Al Jazeera.

The rise and rise of Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera is fifteen. Mahmud Al-Rashid assesses what has made this...

Green Values

Green Values

The environmental movement is heavily dependent on inspirational...

Shaping our Planet

Shaping our Planet

“Consider the sky and its wondrous make, and the Earth and its...

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

Wishing all our friends from around the world, a blessed and...

September Issue Out Now!

September Issue Out Now!

This September marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Sarah Joseph...

Yallago - the Islamic cultural network

Yallago - the Islamic cultural network

ADVERTORIAL    Committed to unveiling the...

Tajweed - The Science of Beautifying the Qur'an

Tajweed - The Science of Beautifying the Qur'an

As the Qur'an is recited this Ramadan, in mosques and homes across...

Ramadan Digital Issue - OUT NOW!

Ramadan Digital Issue - OUT NOW!

With a beautiful photo essay on Ramadan Across the Globe, a...

When Terror Reigns

When Terror Reigns

Despite the tragedy of the situation, the British press were once...

1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions

Recently named Best Touring Exhibition, the 1001 Inventions...

A Song and a Prayer

A Song and a Prayer

Global singing sensation, Maher Zain, talks faith and music...

Maher Zain digital issue - OUT NOW!

Maher Zain digital issue - OUT NOW!

It's finally here - emel's official digital issue! With a special...

Diary of a Beardless Rumi - Healing Hands

Diary of a Beardless Rumi - Healing Hands

Lately, I’ve been feeling really depressed. My every effort to...

Space in the Quran

Space in the Quran

Amongst many other fascinating revelations, the Qur’an...

Health

Health

The body is an amanah, a trust, from God. We cannot abuse it....

40 ways to make the spirit of Ramadan Last the whole year

40 ways to make the spirit of Ramadan Last the whole year

The end of Ramadan need not signal an end to the feeling of...

Voyage of Discovery

Voyage of Discovery

Ibn Battuta’s epic journey is little known outside of the...

Sacred Waters

Sacred Waters

Water has a sacred role across all the traditions which manifest...

Have you considered the water which you drink?

Have you considered the water which you drink?

The Qur’an asks very simply for human beings to consider the...

Let Voting Commence

Let Voting Commence

Pundits are describing it as the closest fought election in a...

Hijabi Barbie - Growing up Muslim in a world of body image

Hijabi Barbie - Growing up Muslim in a world of body image

(This article was first published in Issue 66, March 2010) ...

9/11 - The day the world changed

9/11 - The day the world changed

Out of a clear blue sky two planes crashed into the Twin Towers. On...

Islam & Space

Islam & Space

Astronomical advancements aren’t always about rocket ships and...

Return to Tunis

Return to Tunis

After over 20 years in exile, the Jasmine Revolution compels London...

Three Cups of Tea

Three Cups of Tea

In one of life’s strange twists of fate, a failed climber...

Sacred Houses of Worship - Mosques in China

Sacred Houses of Worship - Mosques in China

Eighty years after the hijrah, Pagoda-style mosques emerged in...

The Land of the Pure and True - Muslims in China Feature

The Land of the Pure and True - Muslims in China Feature

Muslim China boasts a population of 20 million. From the Hui to the...