Laylat Al-Qadr - Islamic Centre of England

SHAFAQNA - Tuesday 13th June Thursday 15th June Saturday 17th June 9:34pm: Maghrib & Isha Prayers 9:50pm: Iftar 10:10pm: Dua Jawshan Alkabir 11:40pm: English Lecture 12:10am: Latmiyya & A'maal 1:45am: Suhoor will be provided Address:…

UK terror attacks: who’s to blame?

SHAFAQNA - Britain is still in shock following a terror attack that struck London this past Saturday. The attack drew international condemnations. However, it once again made the world look back to see what led to the birth and the growth of…

Trump's Feud With Sadiq Khan, London's First Muslim Mayor

SHAFAQNA - London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim to lead the United Kingdom's most populous city, is used to political opponents taking potshots at his faith. But recently, as his city has dealt with a wave of terrorist attacks, he's…

Conservatives would be ‘disaster’ for UK: Stephen Hawking

SHAFAQNA - World-renowned English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking has endorsed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn ahead of Thursday’s general election.   Hawking, often described as the world's smartest scientist,…

May's authoritarian response to the London Bridge attack: An Analysis by CNN

, ,
SHAFAQNA- Analysis By Jane Merrick, CNN: Enough is enough." This was the uncompromising message from Theresa May on Sunday morning as Britain woke up to its third terrorist attack in as many months. This was a day that was supposed to be…

Muslim Council of Britain condemns London terrorist attack

,
SHAFAQNA - The Muslim council of Britain on Sunday described the London Bridge terror attack, carried out during the month of Ramadan, as an affront to the religion of Islam. Seven people were killed and 48 injured when three terrorists drove…

28th Commemoration of Imam Khomeini's Demise

SHAFAQNA - The Islamic Centre of England is organising an event this June to commemorate the anniversary of the demise of late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Brothers and Sisters are invited to attend on Sunday 4th June to pay our tributes…

A charity raises over £26,000 for Manchester victims of terrorist attack

SHAFAQNA- A Stockport charity has raised over £26,000 for the victims of the terror attack with its ‘Muslims for Manchester ’ campaign. Human Appeal, a Muslim-faith based humanitarian charity headquartered in Cheadle , launched the…

13 delicious places in London to break your fast during Ramadan

,
SHAFAQNA - If you are fasting, then you already know that one of your favourite parts of the day is Iftar. After spending daylight hours abstaining from food and drink the time has now come to break fast, relax and basically eat as much as…

Britain's Labour Party will 'immediately' recognize Palestine if elected in June

SHAFAQNA - Britain’s Labour party announced, in its 2017 elections manifesto, that, if elected in June, the party would immediately recognize the state of Palestine. The manifesto stated, according to Ma’an, that the party was committed…

Shia Muslims march in Manchester to denounce Terror

,
SHAFAQNA - This Sunday (May 28, 2017) the Shia Muslim community of Manchester took to the streets to denounce the ideology of terror and call upon all people and all faith to come together against radicalism. Keen to position themselves against…

Hundreds of Muslim children and their families marched to the Manchester Arena

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Muslim children and families said prayers and laid flowers outside the Manchester Arena for those killed and injured in Monday’s attack. North Manchester Jamia Mosque in in Cheetham Hill organised the walk to show…

The 10th Day: Footsteps to Freedom

SHAFAQNA - 'Humanity…With the month of Ramadan approaching, it is a good time to reflect and think about what others are going through. It is important to remember we are all brothers and sisters in humanity, however much people want to…

Theresa May Pushing For UK Intervention in Syria Following Manchester Attack

SHAFAQNA - Following the recent Daesh (ISIS)-linked terror attack in Manchester, England, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May raised the country’s terror threat level to critical, the first time it has been raised to that level since…

Muslim leaders in Manchester report rise in Islamophobic incidents

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in Manchester have expressed concern about a number of Islamophobic incidents in the city, from verbal abuse to criminal damage to mosques. Senior members of the Muslim community say that they have received reports…

Mosque in UK suffer for retaliatory attack after Manchester

SHAFAQNA - On the wake of Manchester's attack this May a mosque in Manchester city - Oldham, was attacked in what is believed to be a retaliotary response. The Muslim community in Manchester is calling on residents in the city to be careful…

Where is the West's compassion & condemnation following terror attacks in Middle East?

, ,
SHAFAQNA - Facebook users were not instructed to do so, but may nonetheless wish to change their profile pictures in solidarity with the families and friends of victims of recent terrorist attacks. A great many of the victims were aspiring…

Britain’s Prince Harry to share Ramadan Iftar with Singaporean Muslims

SHAFAQNA - Britain’s Prince Harry will join an iftar with Singaporean Muslims this Ramadan during his visit to the south-Asian country aimed at raising fund for his charity. Queen Elizabeth II’s 32-year-old grandson is due to drop by…

UK varsity removes Muslim prayer space ahead of Ramadan

SHAFAQNA - Ahead of Ramadan, a top UK university has decided to remove prayer space available on campus for Muslims, citing a "lack of space" during exam season as the reason behind its move. The only daily prayer space available on campus…

Labour’s manifesto is a template for the struggling left worldwide

SHAFAQNA - Wanted: a compelling vision for a left-of-centre party. Must invest in economy, modernise essential services, get the well-off to pay more tax. Free wifi on trains a bonus. Someone answered my personal ad! Labour’s manifesto –…

Corbyn: Opposing the War Routine

SHAFAQNA - Jeremy Corbyn’s speech today on defence and foreign policy was one that you could never have heard from either a Tory or a Blairite politician. He spelt out in the clearest terms what his philosophy was, why he had spent a lifetime…

Shia – Sunni Unity Conference Sparkbrook Masjid Birmingham

,
SHAFAQNA - Sparkbrook Central Mosque in Birmingham held an Intra-faith conference for Shia-Sunni unity on Sunday April 29th in conjunction with UK Islamic Mission. The panel included well-renowned scholars from different Muslim schools of thought…

May launches personal attack on Corbyn as Labour closes gap

SHAFAQNA - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has launched a harsh personal attack against Labour leader Jeremy Corybn, calling her main challenger in the upcoming general election “weak, unstable and nonsensical.” “I am strong and stable,…

Rally in London denounces Bahrain's injustice vis a vis Sheikh Isa Qassim

,
SHAFAQNA - Protesters gathered this Sunday in London to denounce al-Khalifa's wave of oppression against pro-democracy protesters and the systematic targeting of Bahrain's Shia leadership. Bahrain's most senior and revered Shia cleric, Sheikh…

London students protest Israeli envoy’s planned speech

SHAFAQNA - A planned speech by Israel’s ambassador to Britain at a university in London has been met with protests by anti-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students on the campus. Mark Regev, the Israeli envoy, who is a former aide to Israeli…

London students protest Israeli envoy’s planned speech

,
SHAFAQNA - A planned speech by Israel’s ambassador to Britain at a university in London has been met with protests by anti-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students on the campus. Mark Regev, the Israeli envoy, who is a former aide to Israeli…

Rally & Press Conference on Bahrain - UK

,
SHAFAQNA - Bahrain Opposition Bloc in UK­ ­ Cordially invites you to a ­ Rally­ & ­Press Conference 3.00-5.00pm Sunday 30th April Marble Arch, London W1H 7DX­ The Alkhalifa regime has ­instensified its aggression on…

Arron Banks accuses Ukip of 'going to war on Muslim religion’

,
SHAFAQNA - Arron Banks, a former donor to the party, made the comment after he withdrew his application to be Ukip’s candidate in Clacton for June’s general election. ​Ukip has been accused of going to “war on Muslim religion”…