Islam is not against the welfare and well-being of Muslims; rather it is against any economic rift leading to deprivation and the misery of some in the society.
The characterization of Muslims into different categories has long been the working practice of the colonizer.
Discrimination against Muslims in terms of employment is the latest part of the jigsaw of discrimination that seems to be part and parcel of life in the UK.
Converts to Islam in the UK often feel isolated and dislocated and feel the sense of being a ‘minority within a minority.’
Over the past decade, Saudi Arabia has been the largest source of donations from Islamic states and royal families to cash-strapped British universities.
Trump is keen to please the Zionist lobby, but would he go as far as to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israeli capital?
It is becoming more obvious that Saudi Arabia has been given carte blanche to cause whatever destruction it wants in order to pursue hegemony in its neighborhood.
Islam’s guidelines against racism have been stipulated in the Holy Qur’an. This program juxtaposes the religion’s anti-racist teachings with Western racial stereotypes.
On occasion, the concept of family, the bedrock of stability for some, can be a living hell for others.
Sectarianism has always been a problem. How can Muslims recognize this sectarianism and what is their individual responsibility in dealing with it?
Allah says in the Holy Qur’an: “And hold fast by the covenant of Allah all together and be not disunited.”
What does the Trump presidency mean for American Muslims and Muslims elsewhere?
What guidelines can be given to the parents of teenagers to help them steer their children through the challenging phase of teenage life?
Are traditional spouse selection methods such as arranged marriages outdated?
Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a sacred month for all Muslims.
What is the legacy of Malcolm X for the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement? Is there advice that the movement should be mindful of?
What is the role of politics in Islam? How important is it for Muslims to be actively involved in politics?
Muslims have a strong sense of community and this is especially true of Muslims in the West.
Is Hajj a time of exclusive focus on the worship of the Creator or are there responsibilities that the Hajis have towards each other as part of the creation?
What are the key parenting challenges for parents in the West? Are the challenges in non-Muslim countries different from those in Muslim countries?
Having the best of worldly possessions may temporarily bring one pleasure, but this can never guarantee long term happiness.
It is considered a sin to despair of the mercy of Allah no matter what one’s sin may be or what difficulty one maybe going through.
How does the hardening of the heart impact other people?
But what exactly does believing in Allah's infinite beneficence and mercy practically mean?
Never before has the Western world portrayed from its media outlets an image as positive of Islam as that upon the death of the greatest boxer of all times, Muhammad Ali.
Holy Qur'an strongly enjoins Muslims to treat animals with compassion and not to abuse them.
The Femen activist group often bares all to get the attention they want to highlight their cause.
On today’s show we’ll be asking: Why do so many Muslim converts in the West feel estranged and isolated?
Muslims from all sects undertake fasting and worship in almost identical manners and maintain the same good conduct in Ramadan.
The holy month of Ramadan provides a communal atmosphere where Muslims meet to pray together and often break their fasts together every single day.
Ramadan is a time when families get together in the evening to break their fast together.
From Christians during Lent to Jews during Yom Kippur and Hindus on several occasions, fasting is a shared phenomenon between all major faiths.
Can a book that is over 1400 years old really have any relevance today?
Interfaith dialogue has been part and parcel of the development of Muslim culture from the very beginning.
This edition of the show addresses Islamic ideas on the nature.
What differentiates a human being from the rest of creation? What is it that define the characteristics of a human being?
Muslims are increasingly becoming targets of hate crime. So, how should Muslims respond?
Civic responsibility is seen as the responsibility of a citizen and the supposed duty that any citizen may display towards the community at large.
David Cameron, the British prime minister, recently caused a furor among Muslim women in the UK by describing them as submissive.
Patience in Islam and as per the Quran is not simply about bearing burdens without complains.
“Compassion” is the most frequently-occurring word in the Quran. Each of its 114 chapters, with the exception of the 9th, begins with the invocation “In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful.”
A few individuals calling themselves Muslims kill people in Paris and the entire French establishment puts all Muslims under suspicion.
Coming together on Good Friday to celebrate God’s intervention in saving the good, embodied in the personality of Jesus, is thus a path taken by the faithful on Good Friday.
Contrary to common belief, Islam is not against modernity.
The first step to counter cultural violence is of course to recognize it, and this program tries to do that.
This edition of Islam and Life addresses the issue of Muslims’ confidence in the West and increasing Islamophobia.
Inner peace is the key to world peace. You cannot have world peace with individuals who are boiling from the inside and are ready to explode.
Islam has been rapidly growing as a religion across the Western world, and with this growth comes the question of Muslim identity.
The Muslim community is at the forefront of public debate, not only as a result of the post-Paris attacks, but more so because of questions related to Islam and its convergence with a democratic, pluralistic society.
This edition of Islam and Life reviews the letter sent last year by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to the youth of the West.
The Qur’an teaches that Allah is a Judge and He also punishes, but Allah is not bound to punish.
In this episode, we explore what the concept of Fitrah and the challenges presented to it in these modern times are.