This is what Ramadan was preparing you for…

By Dr Salman Butt.
“Allah did not create us to be thrown into the fire. Allah created us for worship; to worship Allah alone. Every good deed, big or small, is an act of worship. When we resist our evil temptations and we work hard to please Allah, then our status with Allah rises higher than the angels…

Shireen Abu Akleh was executed to send a message to Palestinians

By Jonathan Cook
“The truth is that a decades-long occupation can only survive through wanton – sometimes random, sometimes carefully calibrated – acts of terror to keep the subject population fearful and subdued. When the occupation is sponsored by the main global superpower, there is absolute impunity for those who oversee that reign of terror.”

The Cost Living Crisis – The Islamic Budget

By Basharat Ali

Across the world, more and more people are driven into poverty because of the higher cost of living. What are the causes and what is the solution? is there an alternative to our interest (Riba)-based financial system? What has Islam to offer? Listen to this informative and inspiring khutbah.

What After Ramadan?

By Omar Medani
During Ramadan, the devils were chained and we could worship Allah without any sinful distractions. Now that Ramadan is over, Shaitan will work hard to make up for lost time. We must be on our guard, and not allow his evil temptations to undermine the good things we have done whilst fasting…

Lessons from one of the greatest teachers of the Qur’an

By Basharat Ali
Musab ibn Umayr was the first ambassadors of Islam. He gave up his wealth, his high reputation and even his safety to defend Islam during the difficult early years. He learned from the Qur’an and applied what he knew even before the whole revelation was complete. He spoke gently and persuasively to win over enemies to Islam. He paved the way for the Hijra, so that the Muslim refugees from Makkah would have a safe welcome in Madinah. He carried the Prophet’s banner at Badr and was martyred at Uhud. How many of his inspiring examples can we apply to our situation today?

Sultan of the Heart

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad
“This Eidul Fitr khutbah was delivered at the new Cambridge mosque. Eloquent and inspiring, it covers some of the most pressing issues of the day, and how we Muslims can be excellent role models for others. Islam is a religion of the fitrah,  and we should be good custodians of the natural environment that Allah has gifted to us as his earthly trustees….”

Eid Khutbah from the Jurgens Centre

By Essam Mahgoub

“We are both slaves and worshippers to Allah. We are slaves in the sense that all functions of our bodies that are not under the control of our Will, like our heartbeat, hormones and autonomous functions work under Allah’s direct control. Then we are also worshippers, in that we have the choice to follow or not to follow Allah’ls guidance…”

Another khutbah for Eidul Fitr

By Arshad Gamiet
“In the midst of our Eid celebrations, let us also not forget how differently Eid is being celebrated right now in Gaza, in Iraq, in Syria, Yemen, among the Rohinya Muslims in  Myanmar (Burma), the Uighurs in China and other places of conflict around the world. Allah has given us the blessing of safety and security over here. We sometimes forget how lucky we are….(To read further, please click on the picture above)”