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Why British Muslims need a ‘poppy hijab’ to remember World War One

telegraph.co.uk: Poppies have become the symbol of Remembrance Day. Anyone who wants to commemorate the lives of those who died for Britain in the war simply has to buy a…

A Man Stole A Double-Decker Bus And Went On A 7-Mile Joyride Through London

Source: The daily Beast: On Saturday 15 September at around 09:15hrs, a man entered the Farnborough Hill bus depot in Orpington and drove off in a double-decker bus. The man…

Archbishop of York Calls For End To Confidentiality In Child Abuse Confessions

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Anglican priests should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are told of sexual crimes committed against children, the Church…

Karen Armstrong: Quest for power — not religion , motivating jihadists,

Is Islam inherently violent? Quest for power — not religion — motivating jihadists, author says Patricia Pearson, Special to National Post | October 24, 2014 7:01 PM ET More from Special…

The Pompey jihadis: how did one English city produce six young fighters for Isis?

Huff Post: by Mark Townsend — As another Briton dies in Syria, residents ask whether Portsmouth radicalised ‘bad boys’ who flew out to join Islamic State At the Globex money…

My brother wanted to be a jihadi – and society is creating many more like him

theguardian: by Robb Leech — Extremism of any kind is a symptom of an unhealthy society and, in order to eradicate it, we should look to treat its cause tremism…

Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told

Jane Merrick political editor THE INDEPENDENT Councils should offer their local residents cash to hold street parties with their new immigrant neighbours to foster friendship and integration, a new report…

UK: Holy Quran exhibition at the Library By Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association

The exhibition will run through October 26 at the Library, 425 Holland St. West. The purpose of the exhibition is two-fold. First, to dispel myths and misconceptions about Islam and…

EUROPE – As Islamists Seek to Fill Ranks, More Western Women Answer Their Call

By STEVEN ERLANGEROCT. 23, 2014 LONDON — The young Western Muslims trying to join radical Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq now include increasing numbers of young women who are…

UK: Ahmadi Muslim Women host interfaith event at Baitul Tauhid Mosque in Fartown

A women-only event, it will include lunch and a chance to ask questions about Islamic teachings. There will also be a memorial as part of the World War centenary remembrance,…

UK: 32nd Majlis Ansarullah Ijtema UK concludes in London with Address by Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (ABA)

Source: alislam.org | 20th October 2014 | PRESS RELEASE More than 2,000 people from across the UK attend annual event On 19 October 2014, the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa,…

UK: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Battersea

Home » Blog » news » The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Battersea I attended an interesting lunch event this week with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community as they seek to develop closer ties with some charities in…

Cameron is warned ‘no possibility’ of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal

Andy McSmith Sunday 19 October 2014 David Cameron’s plan to restrict the amount of time that EU migrants can spend working in Britain will never be accepted by the other…

Na’ima B Robert: Where are all the Muslim characters in children’s fiction?

theguardian: by Na’ima Robert — The history of Islam has impacted the history of our world in more ways than you can imagine – here Na’ima B Robert suggests some…

Crawley’s Muslim leaders urged to speak out and condemn Isis

He praised Ahsan Ahmedi, the regional president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, which has a mosque in Langley Green, who has spoken out against Isis. Source: crawleynews.co.uk A member of Crawley’s…

Human Rights Are Not for Sale: Why the UK Must Stop Arming Bahrain

Huff post: This Sunday will see the trial of Nabeel Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights who is facing up to three years imprisonment for insulting…

Together we can conquer hatred

Source: The Guardian By Michael Haines and Barbara Henning, October 17, 2014 Tomorrow afternoon a memorial service will be held for David Haines, one of the three Britons kidnapped by…

UK: NHS ‘cracking’ as admissions due to alcohol hit 10million

Metro UK: The National Health Service of UK is under ‘intolerable strain’ as almost 10 million admissions in England last year were related to alcohol. Treatment costs the taxpayer £2.8billion,…

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