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Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha – What is the Difference?

June 7th, 2019

Eid is an important word in Islam, hence why it comes up more than once throughout the year. The word 'Eid' in Arabic translates as 'Festival' or 'Celebration' and Allah (SWT) wan…

Ramadan Around the World

May 2nd, 2019

Explore the wonders and joys of the many expressions of the Holy Month worldwide. With Muslim Aid's help. gain an insight into the truly global Ramadan.

Charity in Islam

February 7th, 2019

As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, charity plays a huge part in everyday life for Muslims around the world. Helping those less fortunate than ourselves by giving up free time is …

Spread the Warmth this Winter

January 2nd, 2019

The winter season can be a joyous occasion for many, but sadly, this isn't the case for everyone. However, this year you can be the reason behind the happiness and smiles of all th…

New Year's Resolutions: A Different Perspective

December 29th, 2018

With every New Year comes the opportunity of a fresh start, a new beginning - transformations to be made; resolutions to be kept; poor habits to be changed.Some of the most popular…

Facts about Homelessness

December 28th, 2018

Here at Muslim Aid, we work hard to help humanity, no matter what people's individual circumstances. Helping to reduce the amount of homelessness in the UK is part of what we do, e…

This winter, share the love

December 27th, 2018

The winter season can be a joyous occasion for many, but sadly, this isn't the case for everyone. However, this year you can be the reason behind the happiness and smiles of all th…

Taken for granted

December 27th, 2018

Taken for GrantedHomelessness is a big issue all year round, but it is particularly problematic during the winter. No-one wants to be on the streets at any time of year, but during…

Sharing is Caring

December 27th, 2018

To put it simply, Islam encourages unity and equality among all individuals, regardless of age, colour, gender or social status.Take the annual pilgrimage of Hajj, for example; the…

Indonesia Disaster Appeal

December 26th, 2018

Although earthquakes are not uncommon in Indonesia, occasionally, a larger natural disaster occurs which has the power to devastate the entire archipelago. At Muslim Aid, we recogn…

Boxing Day Tsunami 2004 Reflections

December 25th, 2018

At 7:58 in the morning of December 26, 2004 the third largest and longest earthquake ever recorded, unleashed a force 1,500 times greater than the atomic bomb that levelled Hiroshi…

Syria Appeal – Donate Now

December 23rd, 2018

For many years now, Syria has been more commonly thought of as a battleground as opposed to a country where families are living and hoping for the best for their children. The cold…

What Is Life Like For The Rohingya Left Behind In Myanmar?

September 6th, 2018

One year on from the Rohingya crisis, Kawsar Zaman visits Myanmar to witness life for the Rohingya children left behind. This Saturday 25 August marks 1 year on from the start of …

The Importance of Qurbani

July 31st, 2018

As a parent, it is a lifelong duty to ensure your family is resilient and united. The leadership role that you play is important to teach and help children understand significant v…

Eid Ul Adha 2018

July 23rd, 2018

Eid Ul Adha is a very joyous occasion for Muslims. It marks the conclusion of the Hajj pilgrimage and signals the beginning of the ritual of Udhiya also known as Qurbani. Muslims a…

Hajj Facts

July 23rd, 2018

Hajj is no doubt an amazing spiritual journey that every Muslim aspires to embark on. There is an enormous amount of information associated with Hajj; most is critical to ensure th…

Important Hajj Dates 2018

July 23rd, 2018

If you are embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage this year, it is likely you already have all your travel documents in order and know when you will be arriving in Mecca. However, we t…

Frequently Asked Questions

July 23rd, 2018

Q. What is Qurbani?Qurbani is the act of offering a sacrifice on Eid-al-Adha. It commemorates the supreme sacrifice offered by the Prophet Ibrahim (AS) to show his total submission…

Children of Today

July 10th, 2018

In this day and age, we often fail to realise just how much is available to us, and most importantly, to our children.Many of you will undoubtedly resonate with the “we used to h…

The Two Types of Eid in Islam

June 14th, 2018

There are two annual key festivals that are celebrated in Islam - one is Eid-ul-Fitr and the other is Eid-ul-Adha.Although they are both named Eid, they are two completely differen…

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