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The Tragedy in Manchester … and in Islam?

At the time of writing, the Police have issued a statement that they are treating the deadly attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester as terrorism-related. It remains to be seen whether this was related to specifically AQ or … Continue reading

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Review: Islam – The Untold Story

This evening, Channel Four broadcast ‘Islam – The Untold Story‘. It was a 90 minute (including ad breaks) documentary by the historian Tom Holland who has also written a book ‘In the Shadow of the Sword‘ which seeks to look … Continue reading

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A Catholic Priest’s journey to Islam

There is a nice story on the BBC news website currently about an English Catholic priest’s journey to Islam. He was telling his story at Cambridge University’s Experience Islam Week.

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Wonderful Qur’an recitation website

A few weeks ago someone sent me a link to this quite wonderful website where you can configure it to recite from any portion of the Qur’an  – with multiple actual recitors including Qari AbdulBasit, al-Husary etc available – and it will … Continue reading

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Prince Charles’ speech on Islam and the environment

Prince Charles delivered the keynote speech last night on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (of which he is the patron). The full speech can be read here. The speech comes 17 years after his … Continue reading

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