Thursday, 31 March 2016
BBC News, Police probe Scottish mosque figures' links to banned sectarian group "A BBC investigation has found that Sabir Ali, head of religious events at Glasgow Central Mosque, was president of Sipah-e-Sahaba (SSP)."
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Saturday, 19 March 2016
Independent, This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World by Jerry Brotton, book review "With Henry VIII's break with Rome and then (in 1570) Elizabeth's excommunication as a "heretic" by Pope Pius V, England found itself shunned as a rogue state by Catholic Europe. It needed friends with clout in strategic locations. Around the Mediterranean and the Middle East, only the lands of Islam could supply them. Thus the stage was set for an extraordinary half-century of adventures, deals, conspiracies and misunderstandings: a little-known story that Brotton chronicles with scholarship, assurance, and not a little charm."
Friday, 18 March 2016
Lincolnshire Echo, "Hurtful" Islamiphobic posters appear at Lincoln Mosque, 18 March 2016 "The two-storey building comprising will be open for worship by greater Lincoln's 1,000-strong Muslim community and for recreational use by the wider public."
Wednesday, 9 March 2016
The British Islam Conference 2016 "This is a weekend event to promote collaboration and thinking around the idea of a British Islam and to encourage the development of British Muslim thought, identity and culture; to create a space for development of networks and partnerships."