Koran

Why Everyone Should Read the Qur'an in Plain English

Shihab S Joi | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

Thing is, they're not entirely wrong: there are plenty of instances of hatred, bigotry and hissy fits, but there is also much love, tolerance and, goddamit, beauty. To get it, you absolutely have to read it as a narrative rather than a pick 'n mix of copy and paste.

Man 'Tore Up Koran' At Middlesbrough Football Match

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested after pages were torn from the Koran and thrown during a football match, police said. The incident, which happened during a...

Muslim Schoolboys Banned From Class For Not Shaving Off Beards

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Two Muslim schoolboys have been barred from classes and placed in isolation for not shaving off their beards, it has emerged. Both 14-year-olds were p...

'I Was Left Quite The Fool'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Australian nationalist politician Stephanie Banister has quit her candidacy after a series of calamitous gaffes she made in an interview made internat...

WATCH: Aussie Politician Thinks 'Islam Is A Country' And 'Jews Follow Jesus'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Politics

Make one gaffe in a two-minute interview and you could forgiven, but make at least three and people are going to start raising some eyebrows. In a ...

Khat on a Hot Tin Roof but It's No Meow-Meow

The Conversation UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

To some, khat, variously spelled cott or qat, is known as "the flower of paradise". The leaves are chewed by many people in countries like Yemen, Somalia and Ethiopia, in much the same way that coca leaves are chewed in South America. It's a social drug used by millions of people, and in Muslim countries it offers a high that is not banned by the Koran.

Muslims Condemn Woolwich Attack: Facing Repercussions

Tasnim Nazeer | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK
Tasnim Nazeer

The horrendous attack on a British soldier that took place in Woolwich was a brutal act that British Muslims, including myself, completely condemn. Many British Muslims now have to face the repercussions for the evil act that a deviant individual chose to inflict on an innocent member of society.

WATCH: 'I Was Beaten, Kidnapped & Drugged By My Family – But I Plan To Protest Topless Again'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

Tunisian activist Amina Tyler has revealed she was beaten, kidnapped and drugged by her family after posting pictures of herself baring her breasts on...

Topless Jihad Day: Femen's War On Islam Is Underway

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE 'Sisters, Until The Moment There Are No Stones, Bullets Or Blood In Your Religion, We Will Fight It': Inna Shevchenko Pens a Full Response To...

Topless Jihad Day: Femen Declare War On Islam Warning 'Our Tits Are Deadlier Than Your Stones'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE 'Femen Are True Feminists But They Have Insulted Muslims': Topless Tunisian Activist Amina Tyler Speaks'Sisters, Until The Moment There Are N...

Femen's Website Hacked With Message Calling Women 'Dirty Pigs'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK

The website of topless feminist group Femen has been hacked and replaced with a page declaring the women "dirty pigs." The message, in broken engli...

'They Say I Am A Whore, A Mossad Agent, I Get Death Threats'

The Huffington Post UK | Federica Tourn | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE Topless Jihad Day: Femen Declare War On Islam In Wake Of Amina Tyler Storm, Warning 'Our Tits Are Deadlier Than Your Stones' The unlikely st...

Topless Tunisian Femen Protester Amina Tyler 'Is Home & Well', Says Lawyer

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE Topless Jihad Day: Femen Declare War On Islam In Wake Of Amina Tyler Storm, Warning 'Our Tits Are Deadlier Than Your Stones' A lawyer claimi...

Topless Tunisian Femen Protester Amina 'Admitted To Psychiatric Ward By Her Family'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Topless Tunisian Femen Protester Amina Tyler 'Is Home & Well', Says Lawyer A 19-year-old Tunisian activist who was threatened with death by...

Mother Given Life Sentence After Killing Son For Failing To Learn Koran

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

A woman who beat her son to death for failing to learn parts of the Koran has been jailed for life, with an order to serve a minimum of 17 years. S...

Women To Be Banned From Straddling Motorbikes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

An Indonesian city which follows Sharia Law is to ban women from straddling motorbikes, with the mayor branding the position "improper". Suaidi Ya...

Beaten To Death For Not Learning The Koran

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

A mother who beat her son to death for failing to learn the Koran by heart, murdered him and burned his body to hide the evidence, a jury has found. ...

'Koran Burning' Draws Nato Apology After Furious Protests In Afghanistan

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK

The US commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan has apologised after copies of the Koran were sent to be burned in a rubbish tip. The Korans were le...

'Koran Burning' Draws Nato Apology After Furious Protests In Afghanistan

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK

The US commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan has apologised after copies of the Koran were sent to be burned in a rubbish tip. The Korans were le...

Billionaires; Is Such Extravagance Sensible Just Now?

Peter Martindale | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

As the globe reels from the uprisings around the world, and the rulers of each country affected are accused of corruption and pilfering the country's ...