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Why we are remembering fallen aid workers on World Humanitarian Day 2019

August 19th, 2019

Last week a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker became the latest humanitarians to lose their lives in Syria. They join a chilling set of figures; 2018 was the secon…

The vital contribution of women in aid

August 19th, 2019

At the age of eighteen I began raising money for orphans and people in need. I now manage advocacy at one of the world’s largest faith based agencies, a job that is rewarding and…

4 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Dhul Hijjah

August 7th, 2019

Dhul Hijjah is the last month of the Islamic lunar year, and it is a month filled with great blessings for those who seek its rewards and follow the teachings outlined in the Holy …

Bringing people together around the dinner table this Eid

August 7th, 2019

In North London’s Waltham Forest, people who too often go hungry will be able to enjoy a meal together this week thanks to a local community initiative supported by Muslim Aid. L…

Virtues and Blessings for the Islamic New Year

July 31st, 2019

Once you have marked the Day of Arafat, offered your Qurbani, and celebrated Eid ul-Adha with your loved ones, the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah draws to a close. This brings the co…

Where was the First Qurbani?

July 22nd, 2019

It is narrated that the first Qurbani happened atop Mount Arafat - a location which is intrinsically linked to the story of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S). This is the mountain that Prop…

Everything You Never Thought to Ask About Qurbani

July 2nd, 2019

Qurbani is a fundamental religious obligation which all able Muslims must complete each year. As a result, it is essential to fully understand it. Qurbani comes with rules and requ…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Benefits of Fasting

June 12th, 2018

Aside from the religious obligations upon Muslims during the Holy month of Ramadan, fasting has countless health benefits, too. From improved weight management and healthier blood …

The Benefits and Rewards of the Night of Power (Laylat-ul-Qadr)

June 11th, 2018

“Surely, we have revealed to you the Grand Night, and what will make you comprehend what the Grand Night is? The Grand Night is better than a thousand months. The Angels and th…

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