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Egypt tourism surge in 2018

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SHAFAQNA - Tourism is showing rise again in Egypt, with 50 percent surge in bookings during the first half of 2018, following several years violence in the country in the aftermath of the 2011 Revolution. Egypt started to become a premier…

British Muslim Charities - Corporates, Terrorists or the Fourth Emergency Service?

SHAFAQNA- Muslim Charities are big business. Muslims are the most generous faith community in Britain but all is not necessarily well in the world of Muslim giving. Accusations of capitalist corporatism, socio-religious engineering, Takfiri…

British Muslim Woman Elected As Mayor of Newham

SHAFAQNA- Local elections in England delivered a mixed set of results. The effects of years of austerity should have seen the Labour party sweep the floor, instead, the outcome for the two leading parties, Conservative and Labour, were mediocre…

Educating British Muslim Children at Home

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SHAFAQNA- Hannah Smith is the Co Founder of fledgling Think Tank–Initiative For Muslim Community Development and is its Director of Research.She holds a 1st class undergraduate MSci degree in Geophysics from Imperial College London, a Master…

British Muslim Education Futures

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SHAFAQNA- The Muslim Teachers Association convened its AGM in London this week around the theme of 'Muslim Teachers creating a better future.' Keynote speakers included Professor Salim Al Hassani, President of the Foundation Science Technology…

British Girl Memorizes Entire Quran at 7

SHAFAQNA- A seven-year-old British Muslim girl has managed to learn the entire Quran by heart. Maria began memorizing the holy book at the age of five and within two years, she has learned it all. The holy Quran has 114 chapters and…

British Islamic association offers breakfast to homeless

SHAFAQNA- An Islamic association is offering breakfast to the homeless in Waltham Forest city in England, in a bid to change perceptions about Muslims in the community. The Waltham Forest Islamic Association (WFIA) held its first session…

British Girl Memorizes Entire Quran at 7

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SHAFAQNA- According to the Dini Haber website, Maria, who lives in Luton, a town 50km north-northwest of London, began memorizing the Quran at the age of 5 and managed to memorize the entire Holy Book in 2 years. At 5, she had memorized…

British muslim woman thanks train passengers who defended her from racist abuse

SHAFAQNA- A Newcastle woman has thanked a carriage of train passengers for defending her against anti-Muslim abuse last weekend. Ruhi Rahman was sitting on the Tyne and Wear Metro when a man started making racially abusive and threatening…

Two British Islamic organizations join clean-up campaign at Riverside park

SHAFAQNA- Two British Muslim organizations have joined hands in a clean-up campaign in South Tyneside, northeast England, offering upstanding citizen role models for fellow citizens in order to create a more pleasant environment for people…