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Forget your New Year's resolution: Ramadan is around the corner

January 27th, 2023

Every occasion you use for self-improvement is a good one, so if having a New Year’s resolution works for you and gives you the drive to be better than you were last year, perfect. Keep doing what you’re doing. The problem with most people is that they start a new year with the motivation to change something but it barely carries over.

Morocco did win the World Cup

December 20th, 2022

We were all rooting for Morocco to win last week. They had stunned the world with their victory and had even their most staunch opponents bow their heads in respect for the hard …

Rabi Al-Thani

December 6th, 2022

What is Rabi Al-Thani? Rabi Al-Thani is the fourth month in the Islamic Hijri calendar. Rabi Al-Thani, also known as Rabi Al-Aakhir, translates to ‘the second spring’ or ‘the…

The Last 10 Days of Ramadan

December 6th, 2022

The Month of Ramadan Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and means ‘scorching heat’, which refers to the weather that it first occurred. Nowadays, Muslims all ar…

Spiritual Benefits of Ramadan

December 6th, 2022

What is the Importance of Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic Hijri Calendar and is a month of fasting, repentance, and good deeds. Fasting in Ramadan upholds Sawm, …

Aftershock of trauma: Afghan earthquake survivors tell all

November 15th, 2022

Civilians in Afghanistan are still finding their feet after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 tore into the country's southern region on 22 June.

Ramadan 2023: The Importance of Water

November 7th, 2022

A severe lack of water can lead to a myriad of problems for the human body, including how it functions, from dizziness all the way to stomach ulcers and even death. …

Using charity to find bliss on the other side of fear

November 2nd, 2022

We’ve all been there – going to events or reading fundraising campaigns and being told by those who are raising money that charity does not make a person poor. This is a fact in our Islamic tradition and is one that is commonly spoken of by those raising funds, but not as considered by the ones giving charity.

Rabi al-Awwal

October 3rd, 2022

Rabi al-Awwal (also known as Rabi Ul Awal) is the third month of the Islamic calendar and follows Muharram and Safar. Rabi al-Awwal literally translates to “the first spring”, despite this, the meaning has no relevance in today’s climate. This is because the Islamic calendar follows the lunar calendar as opposed to the solar seasons. As a result, Rabi al-Awwal will occur in autumn this year.

Muslim Aid Association (MAA) in Bosnia and Herzegovina continues its mission after 15 years of successful work

September 8th, 2022

The non-governmental organization Muslim Aid Association in Bosnia and Herzegovina is celebrating 15 years of successful work this year. We spoke with Executive Director Edina Šehić Saliji about past work, implemented projects and plans for further work.

The International Day of Charity

September 5th, 2022

What is International Day of Charity? The International Day of Charity is a day that raises awareness about the impact of poverty on people’s lives, the conditions they live in, …

Climate Change

August 3rd, 2022

On 19 July 2022, we saw temperatures soar to a record-breaking 40.2°C in some areas of the UK. Prior to this, the hottest temperature recorded was 38.7°C, which is an already pre…

The Sacred Month of Muharram

July 29th, 2022

Muharram is one of the most important months in the Islamic calendar, commencing the start of a new Islamic year. This month is also known as Muharram-ul-Haram, and the Prophet Muh…

The Effects of Floods on Developing Communities

July 15th, 2022

As one of the countries with the most floods, Bangladesh has experienced devastation in recent weeks. Bangladesh floods struck the country due to massive monsoon storms, leaving pe…

The Effects of Earthquakes on Developing Communities

July 12th, 2022

Despite not being the country with the most earthquakes, Afghanistan has suffered a deadly earthquake in recent weeks. The effects of natural disasters can be detrimental to even t…

Current Policies concerning Hajj in Saudi Arabia

July 10th, 2022

Every year millions of Muslim pilgrims travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, the Islamic religious pilgrimage to Mecca. Hajj is the last pillar of Islam and it occurs on the 12th…

How to Celebrate Eid ul-Adha 2022

July 4th, 2022

Because of the pandemic, how we celebrate and mark even the most sacred of festivals has been far from normal by account of social restrictions. Muslim families relied on video calls and other forms of communication to stay connected to mark Eid ul-Adha in 2020/21 and, while it was great that we could at least see our loved ones in some form at the height of a global pandemic, it just wasn’t the same.

The Significance of Qurbani

June 28th, 2022

In the religion of Islam, the 12th and final month of the Islamic (lunar) year is Dhul Hijjah, which is an incredibly holy and sacred time. It is the month in which two significant…

Important Rules and Guidelines Regarding Qurbani

June 24th, 2022

As one of the most important religious practices in Islam, completing Qurbani (also known as Udhiya) is an essential part of being a Muslim. Billions perform Qurbani each year in t…

What is UK Qurbani?

June 20th, 2022

Qurbani refers to the act of sacrificing particular types of animals, such as sheep, cattle, or goats, for the love of Allah (SWT). 

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